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
Reliable And Efficient
This was my first financed car. I was always happy with it, and it never left me stranded anywhere. I like the look of it, as it's an economical car, yet has a sporty look. It doesn't accelerate as qu... Read More
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
Overall Nice Car!
Consistently gets around 28 MPG. Really comfortable car for the smaller driver. The back seats are especially cramped for a bigger person. The third door makes getting things out of the back quite eas... Read More
The Best I Have Ever Owned!
I LOVE Saturn Coupes. Not fond of the Sedans or SUV! But to me this was the most affordable car, back when they first came out, and even now. I would take (buy) a ten year old Saturn...before getting... Read More
Great Gas Mileage Car!!!
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
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
Scale Of 1-10 I Give Her A *8*
Didn't Know it made of Plastic Body Parts....Cost more to insure..... Can't tell you Maint. Cost , As I have not had any issues with it so far.....just brought it...10/2013......Nice Line, Solid Runs ... 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
I have enjoyed driving this car. It has been reliable. Once around 200,000 miles started to top off oil when refueling. only issues is sometimes hard to start, 1 power window periodically fails, 1 ... Read More
Surprised By This Fun Little Car.
I never really looked at these cars before but after buying this one to flip, I'm pretty impressed with the style. It doesn't have much for power but it is still fun to drive. Nice and low to the gr... Read More
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