The Ion came as a sedan and Quad Coupe body style; with the latter having rear-hinged half-doors. The engines available were 140-hp 2.2-litre four-cylinder with five-speed manual gearbox and 205-hp turbocharged 2.0-liter four-cylinder available in the sporty Red Line edition of Ion Quad Coupe. Acoustic engine cover with Quiet Steel in the interiors to reduce noise and increase refinement of the car was added in 2005. Seats were also revised in Ion2 and Ion 3 models. In 2006, center console was redesigned with additional leg and knee clearance, better seat fabrics and an additional storage pocket. Enhanced Performance Package was introduced in Ion 3 models including a 170-hp 2.4-liter in-line four engine. Suspensions were also revised for better steering.
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