Safety Features

See the list of 2006 Saturn Ion safety features that comes standard for the available trims / styles.

ION 2 Quad Coupe Manual

  • Dual stage frontal impact airbags
  • Height-adjustable front safety belts w/pretensioners & energy absorbing retractors (2005)
  • 3-point safety belts at all rear seating positions (2005)
  • Automatic locking retractors for child safety seats in all seating positions except driver (2005)
  • Lower anchorages & top tethers for children (LATCH) in all rear seating positions (2005)
  • Emergency trunk release handle (2005)
  • Energy absorbing instrument panel & steering column (2005)
  • Side-impact protection (2005)
  • Front/rear crumple zones (2005)
  • Daytime running lamps

ION 2 Quad Coupe Auto

  • Dual stage frontal impact airbags
  • Height-adjustable front safety belts w/pretensioners & energy absorbing retractors (2005)
  • 3-point safety belts at all rear seating positions (2005)
  • Automatic locking retractors for child safety seats in all seating positions except driver (2005)
  • Lower anchorages & top tethers for children (LATCH) in all rear seating positions (2005)
  • Emergency trunk release handle (2005)
  • Energy absorbing instrument panel & steering column (2005)
  • Side-impact protection (2005)
  • Front/rear crumple zones (2005)
  • Daytime running lamps

ION 3 Quad Coupe Manual

  • Dual stage frontal impact airbags
  • Height-adjustable front safety belts w/pretensioners & energy absorbing retractors (2005)
  • 3-point safety belts at all rear seating positions (2005)
  • Automatic locking retractors for child safety seats in all seating positions except driver (2005)
  • Lower anchorages & top tethers for children (LATCH) in all rear seating positions (2005)
  • Emergency trunk release handle (2005)
  • Energy absorbing instrument panel & steering column (2005)
  • Side-impact protection (2005)
  • Front/rear crumple zones (2005)
  • Daytime running lamps

ION 3 Quad Coupe Auto

  • Dual stage frontal impact airbags
  • Height-adjustable front safety belts w/pretensioners & energy absorbing retractors (2005)
  • 3-point safety belts at all rear seating positions (2005)
  • Automatic locking retractors for child safety seats in all seating positions except driver (2005)
  • Lower anchorages & top tethers for children (LATCH) in all rear seating positions (2005)
  • Emergency trunk release handle (2005)
  • Energy absorbing instrument panel & steering column (2005)
  • Side-impact protection (2005)
  • Front/rear crumple zones (2005)
  • Daytime running lamps

ION Red Line Quad Coupe Manual

  • Pwr 4-wheel anti-lock disc brakes
  • Dual stage frontal impact airbags
  • Height-adjustable front safety belts w/pretensioners & energy absorbing retractors (2005)
  • 3-point safety belts at all rear seating positions (2005)
  • Automatic locking retractors for child safety seats in all seating positions except driver (2005)
  • Lower anchorages & top tethers for children (LATCH) in all rear seating positions (2005)
  • Emergency trunk release handle (2005)
  • Energy absorbing instrument panel & steering column (2005)
  • Side-impact protection (2005)
  • Front/rear crumple zones (2005)
  • Daytime running lamps

ION 2 4dr Sedan Manual

  • Dual stage frontal impact airbags
  • Height-adjustable front safety belts w/pretensioners & energy absorbing retractors (2005)
  • 3-point safety belts at all rear seating positions (2005)
  • Child security rear door locks (2005)
  • Automatic locking retractors for child safety seats in all seating positions except driver (2005)
  • Lower anchorages & top tethers for children (LATCH) in all rear seating positions (2005)
  • Emergency trunk release handle (2005)
  • Energy absorbing instrument panel & steering column (2005)
  • Side-impact protection (2005)
  • Front/rear crumple zones (2005)
  • Daytime running lamps

ION 2 4dr Sedan Auto

  • Dual stage frontal impact airbags
  • Height-adjustable front safety belts w/pretensioners & energy absorbing retractors (2005)
  • 3-point safety belts at all rear seating positions (2005)
  • Child security rear door locks (2005)
  • Automatic locking retractors for child safety seats in all seating positions except driver (2005)
  • Lower anchorages & top tethers for children (LATCH) in all rear seating positions (2005)
  • Emergency trunk release handle (2005)
  • Energy absorbing instrument panel & steering column (2005)
  • Side-impact protection (2005)
  • Front/rear crumple zones (2005)
  • Daytime running lamps

ION 3 4dr Sedan Manual

  • Dual stage frontal impact airbags
  • Height-adjustable front safety belts w/pretensioners & energy absorbing retractors (2005)
  • 3-point safety belts at all rear seating positions (2005)
  • Child security rear door locks (2005)
  • Automatic locking retractors for child safety seats in all seating positions except driver (2005)
  • Lower anchorages & top tethers for children (LATCH) in all rear seating positions (2005)
  • Emergency trunk release handle (2005)
  • Energy absorbing instrument panel & steering column (2005)
  • Side-impact protection (2005)
  • Front/rear crumple zones (2005)
  • Daytime running lamps

ION 3 4dr Sedan Auto

  • Dual stage frontal impact airbags
  • Height-adjustable front safety belts w/pretensioners & energy absorbing retractors (2005)
  • 3-point safety belts at all rear seating positions (2005)
  • Child security rear door locks (2005)
  • Automatic locking retractors for child safety seats in all seating positions except driver (2005)
  • Lower anchorages & top tethers for children (LATCH) in all rear seating positions (2005)
  • Emergency trunk release handle (2005)
  • Energy absorbing instrument panel & steering column (2005)
  • Side-impact protection (2005)
  • Front/rear crumple zones (2005)
  • Daytime running lamps