The 2003 Saturn Ion offers an all-new Sedan and Coupe this model year – a four door and a quad door respectively – in Ion 1, Ion 2 and Ion 3 trims, depending on the model. Buyers have the choice between a 5-speed automatic or a 5-speed manual transmission. The Ion comes equipped with air conditioning, front bucket seats, a remote trunk release, AM/FM/CD audio, a rear window defogger and intermittent wipers. Safety equipment includes front and side-head airbags, ABS brakes, daytime running lights, child safety rear door locks and traction control. The Ion seats five.