Is Saturn Astra a good car?

Is Saturn Astra a good car?

The Astra has a quiet ride and agile handling, but just lackluster acceleration, middling fuel economy, and a tight backseat.

How many miles can a 2008 Saturn Astra last?

If you put in the effort to keep up with proper maintenance, your Astra has a good chance of hitting 200,000 miles or more.

What’s the difference between Saturn Astra XE and XR?

The Astra XE comes standard with 16-inch steel wheels, cruise control, rain-sensing wipers, a CD player, a trip computer, a tilt/telescoping steering wheel and full power accessories. The XR adds alloy wheels, air-conditioning, steering-wheel-mounted audio controls, air-conditioning and an upgraded audio system.

What engine is in a 2008 Saturn Astra?

The 2008 Saturn Astra’s sole engine is a 1.8-liter four-cylinder engine that makes 140 horsepower and 126 pound-feet of torque. Reviews say this is enough power to make the Astra class-competitive.

Are Saturns easy to work on?

Saturns, like every other car, are not without fault, but they are easy to fix when anything goes wrong.

Does a Saturn Astra have a timing belt?

The average cost for a Saturn Astra timing belt replacement is between $774 and $934. Labor costs are estimated between $405 and $511 while parts are priced between $370 and $424.

What transmission is in a 2008 Saturn Astra?

4-speed automatic
5-speed manual
2008 Saturn Astra/Transmission

What engine is in the 2008 Saturn Astra XR?

1.8 L 4-cylinder2008 Saturn Astra XR / Engine

Is it a good idea to buy a Saturn?

We recommend not buying a Saturn if your goal is to save money. The only reason you should buy one right now is if you truly love Saturn cars AND you’re willing to keep the car for a long time (at least 7 years).

Does a 2008 Astra have a timing belt or chain?

timing chain
It has a timing chain.

Does a 2008 Saturn Aura have a timing belt or chain?

no, it has a chain. serviced at engine overhaul or major repair.

What kind of engine does a Saturn Astra have?

1.8-liter four-cylinder engine
All Astras are powered by a 138-horsepower, 1.8-liter four-cylinder engine that can team with a five-speed manual or four-speed automatic transmission.

Where was the 2008 Saturn Astra built?

Antwerp, Belgium
Of course they exist in Europe, but now we in the States get one too, and the new-to-our shores 3- and 5-door 2008 Saturn Astra is just that vehicle. Built in Antwerp, Belgium, the is based on Opel’s Astra.