2008 Saturn Aura XE Specs

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2008 Saturn Aura XE l4 powered by 2.4L Inline-4 Gas Engine with 4-Speed Automatic transmission.

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Starting Price (MSRP)
2.4L Inline-4 Gas
4-Speed Automatic
Front-Wheel Drive
Body Type
Seating capacity
5 seater
Trunk Volume
14.9 ft³
Fuel Economy
City: 22 MPG
Hwy: 30 MPG

Performance Specs

Engine and Transmission

  • Engine
    2.4L Inline-4 Gas
    Engine (+$1,580)
  • Horsepower
    169 hp @ 6400 rpm
  • Torque
    160 lb-ft @ 4500 rpm
  • Transmission
    4-Speed Automatic
  • Drivetrain
    Front-Wheel Drive


  • Steering Type
    Electric Pwr
  • Turning Diameter
    40.4 ft


  • Wheels Type
    Aluminum Wheels
  • Front Wheel Size
    17" x TBD
  • Rear Wheel Size
    17" x TBD


  • Front Suspension
    Indep Strut
  • Rear Suspension


  • Front Tire
  • Rear Tire
  • Spare Tire

Fuel and MPG

Fuel Economy

  • City
    22 MPG
  • Highway
    30 MPG

Fuel Tank

  • Fuel Tank Capacity
    16 gallons
  • Cruising Range City
    352 miles
  • Cruising Range Highway
    480 miles

Dimensions and Measurement

Exterior Dimensions

  • Length
    190.9 in
  • Height
    57.6 in
  • Max Width
    70.3 in
  • Front Width
    59.9 in
  • Rear Width
    60.3 in
  • Wheelbase
    112.3 in

Interior Space

  • Seating Capacity
    5 seater
  • Front Seat Leg Room
    42.2 in
  • Front Seat Headroom
    39.4 in
  • Front Seat Shoulder Room
    55.9 in
  • Front Seat Hip Room
    53 in
  • Rear Seat Leg Room
    37.6 in
  • Rear Seat Headroom
    37.4 in
  • Rear Seat Shoulder Room
    54 in
  • Rear Seat Hip Room
    52.2 in

Weight and Towing

  • Curb Weight
    3,529 lbs

Cargo Space

  • Trunk Volume
    14.9 ft³

Colors and Materials

Standard Interior Materials

  • Gray, cloth seat trim
  • Gray, leather-appointed seat trim
  • Tan, cloth seat trim
  • Tan, leather-appointed seat trim

Features and Options

Interior Trim

  • Bucket Seats
    Not Available
  • Cloth Seats
  • Leather Seats
  • Leather Steering Wheel
    Not Available
  • Premium Synthetic Seats
  • Vinyl Seats
  • Woodgrain Interior Trim
    Not Available
  • Sun/Moonroof
    Not Available

Additional Packages

All Season Package


includes all-weather floor mats and molded splash guards (Not available for Fleet or Government order types.)

Carbon Flash Special Edition


includes (PCQ) Premium Trim Package, (CF5) power sunroof, (Q9A) 17" five-spoke chromed wheels and (58U) Carbon Flash exterior color (Requires (PCM) Preferred Package, (LZ4) 3.5L Variable Valve Timing V6 engine and (852) Gray Leather-appointed seats. Not available with (PFG) 17" twin-spoke machined alloy wheels.) *GROSS*

Convenience Package


includes (UG1) Universal Home Remote, (AP3) remote vehicle starter system, (DD7) inside rearview auto-dimming mirror with compass display, (KA1) heated driver and front passenger seats and (DD0) outside heated power-adjustable mirrors (Requires (PCM) Preferred Package.) Convenience Package Remote vehicle start, heated front seats, universal home remote, outside heated power-adjustable mirrors with driver's side auto-dimming, and auto-dimming inside rearview mirror with compass display. Requires Preferred Package on XE.

Enhanced Convenience Package


includes (AG2) 6-way power front passenger seat adjuster and (B50) carpeted premium floor mats (Requires (PCM) Preferred Package and (LZ4) 3.5L V6 engine.) Enhanced Convenience Package 6-way power front passenger seat adjuster and power-adjustable pedals. Requires Preferred Package on XE.

Preferred Package


includes (AE8) 8-way power driver seat adjuster, (UK3) steering-wheel mounted audio controls, (N34) leather-wrapped steering wheel and (VY7) leather-wrapped shift knob Preferred Package 8-way power driver's seat adjuster, steering wheel-mounted audio controls and leather-wrapped steering wheel and shift knob.

Premium Trim Package


includes leather-appointed seats and (KA1) heated driver and front passenger seats (Requires (PCM) Preferred Package and (LZ4) 3.5L V6 engine.) Premium Trim Package Leather-appointed seats; heated driver's and front passenger?s seats on XE V6.


Warranty Summary

  • Basic
    3 Years / 36,000 Miles
  • Corrosion
    6 Years / 36,000 Miles
  • Drivetrain
    5 Years / 100,000 Miles
  • Roadside Assistance
    5 Years / 100,000 Miles
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