1998 Saturn S-Series User Reviews

1998 Saturn S-Series Review Ratings

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Average Ratings from 35 reviews

  • Performance:3.4 out of 5 stars3.4 out of 5 stars3.4 out of 5 stars3.4 out of 5 stars3.4 out of 5 stars 3.4 / 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: 3.8 out of 5 stars3.8 out of 5 stars3.8 out of 5 stars3.8 out of 5 stars3.8 out of 5 stars 3.8 / 5

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PROS
"fuel economy" 15 reviews
"ride" 12 reviews
"reliable car" 7 reviews
"cheap car" 5 reviews
"comfortable car" 4 reviews
CONS
"power" 7 reviews
"oil" 3 reviews
"expensive part" 2 reviews
"driver" 2 reviews
"speed" 2 reviews

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Displaying 31 - 35 of 35 1998 Saturn S-Series reviews.

Joey writes:
1998 Saturn S-Series 4 Dr SL2 Sedan Review
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3

Pros

Drives good

Cons

It's a Saturn

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It's A Saturn — It's blue with several scrathes on it from when i bought it. It runs pretty good. The interior is pretty good as well. I have to get several repairs done on it like when my third and fourth gears stoped working once. Otherwise nothing major.

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Brandon writes:
1998 Saturn S-Series 4 Dr SL2 Sedan Review
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3

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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.

Cons

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.

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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.

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Daniel writes:
1998 Saturn S-Series 4 Dr SL1 Sedan Review
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2

Pros

safe, great mpg

Cons

no performance

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Safe Car — i totaled this car by running 50mph into a maple tree and I got out of the car w/o a scrach on me.

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Ryan writes:
1998 Saturn S-Series 4 Dr SW1 Wagon Review
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4

Pros

A lot of after market upgrades avaliable

Cons

Slow vehicle acceleration, expensive parts

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Very Reliable — 1.9 liter sohc fuel injected engine. 4 speed auto transmission. stock quarter mile time is in the 17's. Well built vehicle holds together well. Small compact design, makes it easy to maneuver into small spaces.

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Amy writes:
1998 Saturn S-Series 2 Dr SC1 Coupe Review
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5

Pros

The speed i get in it. The gas for my car only takes about $23-$30 dollars.

Cons

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.

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1998 Blue Saturn Sc1 2dr Coupe — Its an awesome car...I love it and i've had it for more then 2 months and has no trouble with it so far. Everything in there works perfect!!!

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Reviews From Other Years

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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1993 Saturn S-Series Reviews

Cute Little Car. By Just-d

runs forever and has some issues. its small, but its a coupe. however for a daily car its okay. and for emergency it saves gas. afforable car and not too costly on repairs. college student kinda car. ... Read More

Great Little First Time Car That Was Cheap And Good Fuel Millage By Jared

Standard transmission with low power from small 4 cyl. engine. 4 wheel Disk brakes was handy. Interior was becoming very outdated and somewhat uncomfortable. Exterior was made out of plastic. Definite... 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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