1994 Saturn S-Series User Reviews

1994 Saturn S-Series Review Ratings

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Average Ratings from 36 reviews

  • Performance:3.1 out of 5 stars3.1 out of 5 stars3.1 out of 5 stars3.1 out of 5 stars3.1 out of 5 stars 3.1 / 5
  • Appearance:3.2 out of 5 stars3.2 out of 5 stars3.2 out of 5 stars3.2 out of 5 stars3.2 out of 5 stars 3.2 / 5
  • Build Quality: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
  • Overall: 3.9 out of 5 stars3.9 out of 5 stars3.9 out of 5 stars3.9 out of 5 stars3.9 out of 5 stars 3.9 / 5

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PROS
"fuel economy" 19 reviews
"ride" 14 reviews
"reliable car" 5 reviews
"power" 5 reviews
"handling" 5 reviews
CONS
"power" 6 reviews
"small power" 2 reviews
"doors" 2 reviews
"handling" 2 reviews

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1994 Saturn S-Series 4 Dr SL2 Sedan Review
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5 speed manual

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needs a new exhaust system

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Sweet — not very powerful and needs a new exhaust system. i want to put in a new intake on it and put a new valve cover gasket on it. it has a sunroof and spoiler, so the insurence company considers it a sports car.

Primary Use: Commuting to work

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1994 Saturn S-Series 4 Dr SL2 Sedan Review
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Made it to CAli

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Water pump went out in Oregon

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Meh — Bought for $400. Ran good, still runs actually my friend drives it! This one actually went over 125mph if you can believe it. Took me to california, but not the most comfortable. I wouldn't want to drive that far in it again.

Primary Use: Commuting to work

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1994 Saturn S-Series 2 Dr SC1 Coupe Review
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Reliable & cheap

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nothing specific

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A Life > 200,000 Miles And 15yrs In Not Uncommon — Old slow GM, eats oil (poor piston rings are a saturn trait), but it starts every time and if something should break (rare) its so easy to fix. Mileage is pretty good, and its still relatively fun to drive with a 5 speed manual.

Primary Use: Commuting to work

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1994 Saturn S-Series 2 Dr SC2 Coupe Review
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Easy to get performance parts for.

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Doesnt fly in the air well. lol.

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I'd Own Another One — I put only about 3 grand into thi car and it out performed more than expeced. I am glad I had this car. Too bad I made it fly in the air by about 4-5 feet...Still miss it. It only topped at about 158 though.

Primary Use: Sport/fun (spirited driving, track racing, off-roading, etc.)

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1994 Saturn S-Series 4 Dr SL2 Sedan Review
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Gas, fun and potentially good looks

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burns oil

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Relyable And Faster Than My Friends Cars :) — a faster econobox when equiped with manual trans. faster than cavileers, civics and others, it runs 10.6 in the 1/8th mile so respectable. looks way better than anything else cheap form the 90's and good gas milage with little maintance.

Primary Use: Commuting to work

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1994 Saturn S-Series 4 Dr SL2 Sedan Review
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fuel economy, performance, price

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interior quality, not easy to find parts for outside of big cities.

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This Is The Title Of This Review — The car has good pick up, and it'll likely put you in the back of your seat if you underestimate it. It corners well. It didn't need to many repairs for the most part, the engine seized at 230k due to the drain plug falling out, and though the engine was replaced free of charge by Penzoil (they botched the oil change), the rebuild engine just didn't match up in performance and reliability. The car looks good in my opinion. It gets good gas mileage and is good on repairs, and it's fun to drive.

Primary Use: Sport/fun (spirited driving, track racing, off-roading, etc.)

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1994 Saturn S-Series 4 Dr SL2 Sedan Review
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great mileage

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cheap car

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94 Saturn — this car is a cheap beater that i drive on a daily basis to save miles on my mustang and save money on gas. it gets about 30-35 mpg on average, and sports an 85hp engine! its pretty slow, buts the name of the game to save gas. id rather sink the cash i save into my cobra.

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1994 Saturn S-Series 4 Dr SL1 Sedan Review
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Cheap to own and buy, can take a lot of abuse and will still work great, plastic panels!

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Inside rattles!

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Great Old Car! — Fantastic little beater, 370,000kms and still going... never had problems starting it on even on the coldest of days. Bought it for $1000 5 years ago, put 100,000kms on it and put less than $300 into the car in that time in maintainence. Gets excellent mileage, feels responsive when turning and braking. Car rattles pretty heavy sometimes. Although it lacks horsepower, it was peppier than expected. Fun to drive, since you can drive it hard and it never complains. It looks pretty nice for an older car too!

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1994 Saturn S-Series 2 Dr SC2 Coupe Review
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Runs nice and smooth and looks good

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one thing breaks and everything follows immediatly.

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Love This Car — I have a 1994 saturn SC2 that was in desperate need to a fix up. i rebuilt the car from the bottom up and made it exactly the same, just newer. and i love that car to death. it is extremley fun to drive, especially because its a stick with a stage 3 racing clutch. I bouth it for 200 bucks, and i wouldnt sell it for the world.

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1994 Saturn S-Series 4 Dr SL1 Sedan Review
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I actually like the plastic body panels

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No Power

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Old Rattly Saturn — This was my wife's car when we got married. So I really didn't have a say in the matter. It pushes 80 HP so you have to plan at least 3 weeks ahead to pass on a 2 lane road. The interior plastic rattles like crazy. So the radio has to be way up to cover the rattles. I can't wait for my Mazdaspeed 3

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2002 Saturn S-Series Reviews

Although The Car Has Some Issues, It Has More Positives Than Negatives. By NRL

Why you chose your car? I purchased my car because at the time my son was 10 years old. This made it a great car for me because the third door to the rear bench seat does not open unless the driver’... Read More

A Car To Have Faith In By otakugirl

Car is sleek on the outside and comfortable inside, even if it is a bit cramped. Great for cruising in town and on highway, but lacks a fast take off. I was hoping for more room in the trunk as we ten... Read More

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2001 Saturn S-Series Reviews

Gas Saver With A 3rd Door! By akasnacker

Great car for the most part, good build quality but they used some cheaper parts to build it with. Its kinda rough on the transmission shifts sometimes but pretty smooth for an entry level car etc. Bo... Read More

Great Little Car By bamendt

goes through a lot of oil (not a leak), can kick when going from drive to reverse (have heard others with this issue with the same model, handling is not that great... overall i am very please with th... Read More

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2000 Saturn S-Series Reviews

Great Gas Mileage Car!!! By topsecretauto

This Car gets great gas mileage!!!! There's not a whole lot of room for tall people. But with that said, this really is a great car!! The gas mileage alone makes up for the lack of room in the back fo... Read More

Very Good Car Everyone Should Have One On The Track By patbrown

good on the track. needs a littel more speed. only running 5500 rpm's on the straight a way. great quailty car, doors are hard to destroy. lots of saturns on the track. good moters and easy to get par... Read More

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1999 Saturn S-Series Reviews

Great And Cheap By Lana

Had my saturn S for 7 yrs, 4th owner, paid 2000. replaced tranny and clutch, and did about 1500 bucks worth of repairs including that in those 7yrs. Since I bought it, horn doesn't work, and no one ca... Read More

I Dont Like Any Car That Isnt Reliable By billybobisbillybob

its hard to write a 40 word survey about a unrelaiable car but I might be able to make it to forty words if I keep writing about this unreliable car that's been sitting in my drive for a month. wait h... Read More

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1998 Saturn S-Series Reviews

Wonder Full Car.... By Teresa

This is a great car for communing. It handles well and cruses like a jewel. Trunk space is ample and it is very reliable. This car is such an under-appreciated and over looked car. It has been very i... Read More

Great Car! By microWaves

I like everything about the car in general, nothing wrong with it um just a few little things need to be replaced. honestly I would recommend this car for a first timer, great for college and people w... Read More

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