1993 Saturn S-Series User Reviews

1993 Saturn S-Series Review Ratings

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Average Ratings from 22 reviews

  • Performance:3.5 out of 5 stars3.5 out of 5 stars3.5 out of 5 stars3.5 out of 5 stars3.5 out of 5 stars 3.5 / 5
  • Appearance:3 out of 5 stars3 out of 5 stars3 out of 5 stars3 out of 5 stars3 out of 5 stars 3 / 5
  • Build Quality:3.7 out of 5 stars3.7 out of 5 stars3.7 out of 5 stars3.7 out of 5 stars3.7 out of 5 stars 3.7 / 5
  • Overall: 3.6 out of 5 stars3.6 out of 5 stars3.6 out of 5 stars3.6 out of 5 stars3.6 out of 5 stars 3.6 / 5

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"fuel economy" 11 reviews
"reliable car" 4 reviews
"ride" 4 reviews
"power" 4 reviews
"handling" 2 reviews
CONS
"power" 4 reviews

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Displaying 11 - 20 of 22 1993 Saturn S-Series reviews.

Tyler writes:
1993 Saturn S-Series 4 Dr SL2 Sedan Review
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3

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Great gas mileage at 24 city/31 Hwy

Cons

certain parts hard to find

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Great Daily Drver, Good Alternative To Have If You Own A Large Truck — This Saturn SL2 can be a fun car to drive. With a 1.9L engine under the hood its not the fastest on the block but it still has some get up and go. It can come with a 5 speed Transmission for those of us who like to shift at our own pace. The exterior styling of this car more allows for blending in rather than standing out and it is a little smaller than a 4 door civic.

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Michael writes:
1993 Saturn S-Series 4 Dr SL2 Sedan Review
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3

Pros

everything

Cons

no ABS

25

Pass!! — this car is funny!! i got it as a gift but i would probably never buy this car even if it was the last car on earth! haha but its cool and it does the job. gas mileage is good, maintenance easy!

Primary Use: Commuting to work

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Brian writes:
1993 Saturn S-Series 4 Dr SL2 Sedan Review
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3

Pros

Torque in 2nd gear

Cons

Leaking doors

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To Reach For A Caddilac One Must Start Somewhere With Government Motors. — It's been stalling and the doors leak. The fuel filter has probably never been replaced. Acceleration will give me rubber in 2nd gear. Have seen others with spoilers and Glad the front and rear facias are finished. Cost on mileage sure isn't filling up for $94.

Primary Use: Commuting to work

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Kelso writes:
1993 Saturn S-Series 4 Dr SL1 Sedan Review
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3

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gas mileage

Cons

ugly little thing

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Its An All-around Decent Car — ugly car, it gets me from A to B tho, GREAT GAS MILEAGE, slow responce on accel. and braking but fairly decent, easy once u get used to it tho, its fun to drive in general, could be better tho,

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Vanessa writes:
1993 Saturn S-Series 4 Dr SL2 Sedan Review
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3

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Good on gas, cheap to fix.

Cons

It's old, and beat up.

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'93 Saturn Sl2 Is A Nice Commuter Car. — It's a nice 4 cylinder get around car. I personally don't recommend mine for extended driving, but as a commuter car it's okay. Easy to maintain, cheap parts, easy repair (if doing it yourself), good first car. Wish I paid a little less for it, but otherwise I'm happy with my car.

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Steve writes:
1993 Saturn S-Series 4 Dr SL2 Sedan Review
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5

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Like the energizer bunny. Keeps on going and going and going

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The interior just didn't hold up.

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Awesome Car. — I have over 250k on it now. Only big replacement was the tranny. I switched it out from a wrecked one. Its still movin'. My 21 year old used it while in school. He even raced it on the 1/4 mile, stock. My 18 year old has it now.

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Andres writes:
1993 Saturn S-Series 4 Dr SW2 Wagon Review
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3

Pros

Fuel economy. Good handling. Reliable.

Cons

Looks. Age.

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It Is The Best Everyday Vehicle I've Had. Worth Mentioning. — Excellent engineering. Cheap parts. I replaced the water pump on it in just a couple hours with little effort. Comfortable. It wont impress but it will definitely take you anywhere without having to worry about gas prices. The 1.9 liter DOHC delivers decent power to the front and handling couldn't be better. I've seen mouths open with disbelief in the rearview when they cant catch up.

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Jesse writes:
1993 Saturn S-Series 4 Dr SL1 Sedan Review
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2

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Braking, Steering

Cons

Engine, Transmission

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Beware: Hidden Costs — This thing was not the best I drove. It had it's ups, but very few compared to the downs.

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Matt writes:
1993 Saturn S-Series 4 Dr SL2 Sedan Review
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2

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Solid but comfortable suspention... almost sporty.  Doors don't dent.

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Motor, cheap build, bad tranny, would overheat.

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A Lot Of Personality... Not A Lote Of Anything Else. — I liked this little saturn but everything about it was cheap. By the time it got into my hands it had plenty of issues. It would overheat if it sat at idle (or ran below 20mph on a hot day), it burned oil, and the transmission would violently slam into gears once the revs got high enough. It handled well and was kind of fun in winter, but it was lack-luster in nearly every arena. It is now sitting behind a shed at my parents house. It still runs (even after being flooded once by my sister) but has FAR too many issues to be a daily driver.

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Ben writes:
1993 Saturn S-Series 4 Dr SL1 Sedan Review
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EXCELLENT CAR

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NONE

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The Best Car I Ever Owned — I loved this car. Apart from the body breaking because it is plastic I LOVE the plastic body .. NO RUST. And the engine was great. Got the car for $350 and had it for years. Never died or had a problem except for alternator!

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1991 Saturn S-Series Reviews

Fffaaaaasssstttt!!!!!! By Zack

Build Quality: Great i love it!!!!! Car Comparisons: None. IT is really fast and a stick. Performance: AWESOME!!!! More About My Car: Fast and very dependable Read More

I'd Own Another One, Anytime, Anyway, No Problem. I Love Saturns. By Jered

Great acceleration, dent resistant vertical panels, light weight, long lasting, excellent handling qualities, especially at speed. Well balanced, designed to play in the twisties. Not a drag racer, ... Read More

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1992 Saturn S-Series Reviews

Good Car As New Or Slitely Used By Sterling

I like the style and the fact that Honda civic Rims fit perfectly, also very easy to work on for me. i dislike that they stopped making it and parts for it so most of my hard to find parts come from ... Read More

Notbadc By Mitch

its pretty quick for a saturn it probly helps that the car is made outta plastic also ha. i payed 200 bucks for the car it just needed a motor its not bad car it gets 30mpg, good trunk space. Read More

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1994 Saturn S-Series Reviews

Great Reliability Until They Die By Katiecar

I bought this car used with only 117K, it lasted 13 years!!!!!!!!!!! With very little repairs. It was nice to drive, especially in the beginning. It outlasted some of the newer cars on the road. I alw... Read More

Awesome Car, I Would Buy Another One. By cold_steel90

Great acceleration for a 1.9L, and braking work great especially since the car is so light. Lastly, safety... I met another fellow Saturn owner, same model as mine, who had rolled his a few years ago.... Read More

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1995 Saturn S-Series Reviews

6th Rock By Interceptor

Overall the coupe has been a great car, I'm very sad to see the age begin to show. Driving to work one day on the while recently I noticed the drivers-side headlight seemed to be moving. It turned o... Read More

Everyone Has Underrated These Cars! By donna7187

I was amazed that this little blender car was so smooth-but when i hit the gas she took off like a jet found it for 2300,00 I feel like a kid again I love her she is beautifull,easy to drive proud to ... Read More

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1996 Saturn S-Series Reviews

Good Cheap Beater Car By mustfjos0000

The car has hundreds of problems but mine has 340,000 miles (yes you are reading that right), burns 2 quarts a week, no pressure in any of the pistons, (40,35,50,35 Seriously the thing raddles horribl... Read More

Its A Beater Which Is The Perfect Car For Me. Doesn't Talk Back Too Much. By lraebassett

I like the way my car looks, its decently comfortable. I don't like the rumbling and loud noise when driving it. It hasn't spent too much time in the shop. Gas mileage is good, maintenance, & repair c... Read More

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