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Maintenance Costs Is it a reliable engine? It has the 3.0 liter engine. Also, maintenance costs; are these outrageous or reasonable? I'm debating between getting a 2005 ALL WHEEL DRIVE Ford Five Hundred or a Used Saturn VUE AWD.

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500 definetaly had one, no problems with it! goes right threw the snow with no problems! if you get the saturn ur gonna get stuck every winter

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