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Saturn ION Sedan Automatic

(2002 model)

Brief specs of 2002 Saturn ION Sedan Automatic

4-door 5-seater sedan (saloon), petrol (gasoline) 4-cylinder 16-valve straight (inline) engine, DOHC (double overhead camshafts, twin cam), 2198 cm3 / 134.1 cu in / 134.1 cu in, 104.4 kW / 140.0 hp / 140.0 hp @ 5800 rpm / 5800 rpm / 5800 rpm, 197.0 N·m / 145.3 lb·ft / 145.3 lb·ft @ 4400 rpm / 4400 rpm / 4400 rpm, automatic 5-speed transmission, front wheel drive

units: metric UK US

Basic (general) data

Marque (make)SaturnIssued from2002
ModelION Sedan AutomaticIssued until
SerieIONNumber made
Model familyBody construction
Model codeBody designation
ManufacturerSaturnCountryUS

Bodywork

Base platformNumber of doors4
Bodywork typesedan (saloon)Number of seats5
Bodywork designerCargo capacity (volume)
Passenger space (volume)Max. cargo capacity (volume)

Dimensions & Weight

Length4686 mm / 184.5 in / 184.5 inTotal (curb) weight1255 kg / 2767 lb / 2767 lb
Width1707 mm / 67.2 in / 67.2 inDry weight
Height1458 mm / 57.4 in / 57.4 inLoad capacity
Wheelbase2621 mm / 103.2 in / 103.2 inGross (max.) weight
Track front1494 mm / 58.8 in / 58.8 inTowing weight
Track rear1483 mm / 58.4 in / 58.4 inWeight distribution (front)
Ground clearanceFuel capacity50 l / 11.0 UK gal / 13.2 US gal
Length/wheelbase ratio1.79  

Aerodynamics

Drag coefficient (Cd, Cx, Cw)Frontal area (A)2.12 m2 / 22.8 sq ft / 22.8 sq ft (est.)
Aerodynamic coefficient (Cd×A)Aerodynamic resistance (Aero horse power) at 100 km/h (62 mph)

Engine

Engine CodeEcotec L61Total number of cylinders4
Engine Typestraight (inline) Total number of valves16
Engine ManufacturerGMValves per cylinder4
Engine constructionaluminium block & headBore86.0 mm / 3.39 in / 3.39 in
Fuelpetrol (gasoline)Stroke94.6 mm / 3.72 in / 3.72 in
Fuel detailsBore/Stroke ratio0.91
Fuel supplySFiEngine displacement2198 cm3 / 134.1 cu in / 134.1 cu in
Engine Main bearingsUnitary capacity549.50 cm3/cylinder / 33.533 cu in/cylinder / 33.533 cu in/cylinder
Cam DesignDOHC (double overhead camshafts, twin cam)Compression ratio10.0 : 1
SumpwetMax. output power104.4 kW / 140.0 hp / 140.0 hp at 5800 rpm / 5800 rpm / 5800 rpm
AspirationnaturalMax. torque197.0 N·m / 145.3 lb·ft / 145.3 lb·ft at 4400 rpm / 4400 rpm / 4400 rpm
Compressor typeN/AMaximum rpm6450 rpm / 6450 rpm / 6450 rpm
IntercoolernoMax. net output (power at the wheels)41.8 kW / 56.0 hp / 56.0 hp (est.)
CoolantwaterSpecific output47.5 kW/l / 1.044 bhp/cu in / 1.044 bhp/cu in
Catalytic converteryesSpecific torque89.6 N·m/l / 0.78 lb·ft/cu in / 0.78 lb·ft/cu in

Transmission

Transmission typeautomaticNumber of gears5
Wheel drivefront wheel driveTop gear (drive) ratio1
  Final gear (drive) ratio2.6

Performance

Acceleration 0-50 mph (80 km/h)Top (maximal) speed
Acceleration 0-60 mph (97 km/h)Power-to-weight ratio111.5 kW/ton / 84.5 bhp/ton / 84.5 bhp/ton
Acceleration 0-100 km/hFuel consumption, City (urban)
Acceleration 0-100 mph (160 km/h)Fuel consumption, Road (extra-urban)
Acceleration 80-120 km/h (50-70 mph) in topFuel consumption, Mixed (combined)
Standing ¼mile time Fuel consumption, Euro
Standing kilometer time CO2 emissions
  Range

Chassis

Engine locationfrontEngine alignmenttransverse
Steeringrack & pinion PASSteering details
Turns lock-to-lock3Turning circle
Suspension frontIndependent, MacPherson strut, Anti-roll (anti-sway) bar (ARB)Suspension rearTorsion bar axle, Anti-roll (anti-sway) bar (ARB)
Wheels frontWheels rear
Tyres frontFirestone 195/60 R 15Tyres rearFirestone 195/60 R 15
Brakes frontventilated discBrakes reardrum
Brake diameter front256 mm / 10.1 in / 10.1 inBrake diameter rear230 mm / 9.1 in / 9.1 in
Brakes detailsservo-assistedBraked area

Technical specifications and performance data of Saturn ION Sedan Automatic

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