Saturn Aura specs: 2007-2009

Saturn Aura specs: 2007-2009

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Overview

Trims:

XE (base), XR and Green Line hybrid

Body style / driveline:

sedan / front-engine, front-wheel drive

Construction:

body-frame integral

EPA vehicle class:

midsize car

Manufacturing location:

Fairfax Assembly Plant, Kansas City, Kan.

Key competitors:

Honda Accord, Toyota Camry, Nissan Altima, Volkswagen Passat (XE and XR); Honda Accord Hybrid, Toyota Camry Hybrid (Green Line)

Engines

Type:

3.5L V-6 VVT

3.6L V-6 DOHC VVT

Application:

std. XE V-6

std. XR

Displacement (cu in / cc):

214 / 3510

217 / 3564

Bore & stroke (in / mm):

3.90 x 2.99 / 99 x 76

3.70 x 3.37 / 94 x 85.6

Block material:

cast iron

aluminum with cast-in bore liners

Cylinder head material:

aluminum

aluminum

Valvetrain:

overhead valve; 2 valves per cylinder; variable valve timing

DOHC; 4 valves per cylinder; variable valve timing

Fuel delivery:

sequential fuel injection

sequential fuel injection

Compression ratio:

9.8:1

10.2:1

Horsepower (hp / kW):

219 / 163 @ 5900 rpm*

252 / 188 @ 6300 rpm*

Torque (lb-ft / Nm):

219 / 297 @ 3200 rpm*

251 / 340 @ 3200 rpm*

Recommended fuel:

regular unleaded

regular unleaded

Max. engine rpm (fuel cutoff):

6400

6900

Emissions controls:

dual close-coupled converters; returnless fuel rail; fast-response oxygen sensors

dual close-coupled converters; returnless fuel rail, 2 pre- and 2 post- oxygen sensors

Estimated fuel economy

(city / hwy):

TBD

TBD

Engines (continued)

Type:

2.4L I-4 Ecotec DOHC inline 4-cyl.

2,4L Ecotec hybrid

DOHC inline 4-cyl.

Application:

std. XE 4-cyl.

std. Aura Green Line

Displacement (cu in / cc):

145 / 2384

146 / 2393

Bore & stroke (in / mm):

88 x 98

3.46 x 3.85 / 88 x 98

Block material:

cast aluminum

cast aluminum

Cylinder head material:

cast aluminum

aluminum

Valvetrain:

dual overhead cam 4 valves per cylinder

dual overhead camshafts, roller-type finger followers, 4 valves per cylinder

Ignition system:

electronic iridium electrode tip / iridium core spark plugs, low-resistance spark plug wires

distributorless, coil-on-plug module and extended-life platinum-tipped spark plugs

Fuel delivery:

sequential fuel injection

sequential fuel injection with returnless fuel delivery system

Compression ratio:

10.4:1

10.4:1

Horsepower (hp / kW):

169

164 /122 @ 6400 rpm*

Torque (lb-ft / Nm):

160

159 / 215 @ 5000 rpm*

Recommended fuel:

premium recommended but not required

regular unleaded

Max. engine rpm (fuel cutoff):

6800

6600

Emissions controls:

dual close-coupled converters; returnless fuel rail; fast-response oxygen sensors

positive crankcase ventilation, variable valve timing, 2 catalytic converters, evaporative system

Engine control (hybrid):

N/A

E67 controller with Hybrid Supervisory software

Estimated fuel economy

(city / hwy):

TBD

TBD

 
Hybrid System

Application:

GM Hybrid System on Aura Green Line

System type:

motor / generator

Motoring torque:

>60 Nm

Motoring power:

>4 kW (mechanical)

Generating power:

>5 kW (electrical)

Battery pack:

NiMH

Battery pack peak power (kW):

>10 kW (delivering or receiving)

Transmissions

Type:

Hydra-Matic 4T45 4-speed automatic transmission

Hydra-Matic 6T70 6-speed automatic transmission

Application:

XE 4-cyl, XE V-6, Green Line hybrid

XR

Hybrid features:

auxiliary oil pump on Green Line; specific electronic controls

N/A

Gear Ratio (:1)

First:

2.95

4.48

Second:

1.62

2.87

Third:

1.00

1.84

Fourth:

0.68

1.41

Fifth:

1.00

Sixth:

0.74

Reverse:

2.14

2.88

Final drive ratio:

3.05

2.77

Chassis/Suspension

Front:

MacPherson strut with aluminum L-shaped control arms; direct-acting stabilizer bar

Rear:

XE, Green Line: Four-link independent with twin-tube gas shocks; dual-rate mini-block coil springs; direct-acting stabilizer bar.

XR: Four-link independent with monotube shocks; dual-rate mini-block coil springs; direct-acting stabilizer bar

Traction control:

all-speed using engine torque reduction and brake

Steering type:

XE and XR: hydraulic rack-and-pinion

Green Line: Electronic power steering

Steering ratio:

16.2:1

Steer wheel turns, lock-to-lock:

2.8

Turning circle, curb-to-curb (ft / m):

40.4 / 12.3

Brakes

Type

4-wheel disc with 4-channel ABS

Rotor diameter (in / mm):

front: 11.65 / 296, ventilated

rear: 10.63 / 270, solid

Wheels/Tires

Wheel size and type:

16-in cast aluminum (Green Line)

17-in fascia spoke steel with cover (std XE)

17-in chromed cover (opt XE)

17-in cast aluminum (opt XE)

18-in ultra-bright spun cast aluminum (std XR)

Tire size and type:

P215/60/R16 low rolling resistance (Green Line)

P225/50R17 touring blackwall (XE)

P225/50R18 touring blackwall (XR)

Dimensions

Exterior

Wheelbase (in / mm):

112.3 / 2852

Overall length (in / mm):

190.0 / 4851

Overall width (in / mm):

70.3 / 1786

Overall height (in / mm):

57.6 / 1464

Track

Front (in / mm):

59.9 / 1523

Rear (in / mm):

60.3 / 1533

Curb weight (lb / kg):

3528.5 / 1600.5 (XE)

3647.1 / 1654.3 (XR)

3528.5 / 1600.5 (Green Line)

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Dimensions

Interior

Seating capacity (front / rear):

2 / 3

Headroom

Front (in /mm):

39.4 / 1000

Rear (in / mm):

37.4 / 950

Legroom

Front (in / mm):

42.2 / 1073

Rear (in / mm):

37.6 / 953

Shoulder room

Front (in / mm):

55.9 / 1420

Rear (in / mm):

54.0 / 1371

Hip room

Front (in / mm):

53.0 / 1345

Rear (in / mm):

52.2 / 1328

Cargo volume (cu ft / L):

XE and XR: 14.9 / 422

Green Line: 13.1 / 371

Capacities

Fuel tank (gal / L):

16.3 gallons

Engine oil (qt / L):

4.0 / 3.8 (XE)

5.5 / 5.2 (XR)

Cooling system (qt / L):

9.9 / 9.4 (XE)

9.9 / 9.4 (XR)

Max towing capacity (lb / kg):

XE and XR: 1000 / 453

Green Line: towing not recommended

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