1998 Saturn S-Series Review Ratings
Average Ratings from 34 reviews
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1998 Saturn S-Series 4 Dr SL2 Sedan Review
Relatively cheap to insure and maintain. Plastic body resists dents. Engine has pretty decent power at 4000+ rpm, but will also go down as far as 1500 without stalling, so it's a pretty forgiving car to learn to drive stick shift on.
Engine is noisier and vibrates more than other cars I've had, and revs pretty high at highway speed. Needs to downshift on long uphill grades.
Not As Refined As Its Japanese Competitors, But Not Bad For An American Car. — It's neither the slowest nor the fastest car I've driven, neither the smallest nor the largest, neither the prettiest nor the ugliest, neither the most reliable nor the least... You get the idea. It has some nice and unique features, such as the plastic body panels which seem to have been dropped from newer Saturn models for no good reason. It doesn't have the acceleration of the Nissan Maxima I used to have, but it does feel like it has a lower center of gravity. It's not without its problems, but it's as good or better than any other American car of its size and era.
1998 Saturn S-Series 4 Dr SW1 Wagon Review
A lot of after market upgrades avaliable
Slow vehicle acceleration, expensive parts
1998 Saturn S-Series 2 Dr SC1 Coupe Review
The speed i get in it. The gas for my car only takes about $23-$30 dollars.
The speakers for the base is not working but the regular speakers are. The Carpet on the drivers side is messed up. The windshield wiper arms are messed up. I've got a Vale leak.
Reviews From Other Years
Just Adored This If You Have Kids Buy This Car For Theyre First Car
I loved this car it was my baby but i had to get rid of it because i needed a truck it was a 5 speed i loved shifting it had a custom exhaust system and made it sound beast people could hear my car ... Read More
My First Car.
Very underrated car. With the right modifications the car can look great. The interior is ok also. Has stitched floor mats. Soft touch materials. The car is fun to modify and add to. Doing an engine s... Read More
Love My Saturn
If Saturn still made cars like this, I would continue to buy them. The handling, fuel efficiency and reliability of this car has been the best I have ever driven until now. I thoroughly enjoyed driv... Read More
Mini-tank With Power
Purchased this car about 8 years ago; was a bargain at around $1k under KBB, and 17k miles on it. Now, it's at nearly 110k miles, with only about $3k in major repairs over its life, with the original ... Read More
Very Good Car Everyone Should Have One On The Track
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
I Love My Car.
Good, reliable car, no mechanical expenses except maintenance for 9 years. A few age related problems in the past year. It is still cheaper than car payments. I would buy this car again and am sadd... Read More
Incredible Little Car
My Saturn owes me nothing. I bought it used in 2004 for $1900 with 60,000 miles on it and currently have 170,000 miles on it. The car still gets good gas mileage (37 avg. with a 5 speed) and I have ... Read More
it runs and runs and runs. it gets good gas mileage. its easy to work on. it goes down the road smooth. its got alot of road noise. over all, i think i like the car. my girlfriend drives it everyday a... Read More
The "little Train" That Could.
It's a great little commuter car devoid of emotional attachment. The perfect little buzz bomb for getting all the running around & errands done. (I named her "can do") She starts all the time, every t... Read More
My Lil Saturn
It was a gift from my uncle when I was 19 but it's almost my 25th birthday and I think it's time for a new car. I'm looking forward to power windows and an Air Conditioner. This year will be my year! ... Read More
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