1999 Saturn S-Series Overview

S-Series

Looking for a Used S-Series in your area?

CarGurus has 1,058 nationwide S-Series listings starting at $1,295.

ZIP:

Not sure what you want?

Find the models that are right for you using the CarGurus Car Finder.

ZIP:

Trims

2 Dr SC1 Coupe
1 national listing
2 Dr SC2 Coupe
9 national listings
3 Dr SC1 Coupe
6 national listings
3 Dr SC2 Coupe
12 national listings
4 Dr SL Sedan
9 national listings
4 Dr SL1 Sedan
30 national listings
4 Dr SL2 Sedan
62 national listings
4 Dr SW1 Wagon
2 national listings
4 Dr SW2 Wagon
2 national listings

Saturn S-Series Experts

#1 Alex Nazarian
Alex Nazarian
Reputation 1,070
#2 helpmeplease
helpmeplease
Reputation 630
#3 fabian_09_21
fabian_09_21
Reputation 480
View All

Have you driven a 1999 Saturn S-Series?

Rank this car!

Average User Score

4.15 stars

Based on 56 reviews

Incredible Little Car by Josh
 — 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
Most Bang For Your Buck by sweet60chevy
 — I drive my 99 sl1 close to 100 miles a day (90 to and from wolrk) it is such a great pratical car, it was very cheap, gets Amazing mileage..... I get normally 36-39 doing 60-75mpg on HILLS, the fol... Read More
The Sc: A Sport's Car For A College Student On The Cheap by Jason
 — The car is just solid overall. For a car made out of plastic I would have expected it to be really cheap. Actually though it's really solid. The car just feels right. The cabin when you get in it you ... Read More

1999 Saturn S-Series Overview

Overall User Score

4.1 out of 5 stars4.1 out of 5 stars4.1 out of 5 stars4.1 out of 5 stars4.1 out of 5 stars4.15

Based on 56 reviews

1999 Saturn S-Series

In a design innovation reminiscent of the Ion, Saturn added a third door on the driver's side to the 1999 Saturn S-Series coupes.  As for changes across all trims, mechanical improvements included adjustments to the powertrain, suspension, and brakes.  In addition, prices for coupes experienced a minor decrease.  Other cosmetic changes include 2 new colors and new fabric for the SC2.
With the new third door on the coupes, the trim lineup increases to 9: the 2 door SC1 and SC2 coupes, the 3 door SC1 and SC2 coupes, the SW1 and SW2 wagons, and the SL, SL1, and SL2 sedans.  The SC1, SL, SL1, and SW1 have a 1.9 L, 100 hp I4 engine while the SC2, SL2, and SW2 upgrade to 124 hp.  All trims have standard 5 speed manual transmission with the SL as the only one not offering optional 4 speed automatic.  Sedans and wagons seat 5 while coupes still seat 4.  Gas mileage across trims comes out to around 27 mpg in the city, 37 on the highway.  In addition, the trunk holds 11.4 cubic feet in the coupes, 12.1 in the sedans, and 24.9 in the wagons.  If you want to avoid paying extra to stay cool, only the SC2, SW2, and SL2 come with standard air conditioning.
  
Besides the third door on the coupes, Saturn maintained the same core features for the 1999 S-Series while making some minor adjustments.  Consumers have the same issues they've always had with the S-Series: excessive oil consumption, cheap materials, and road noise.  While some would say that Saturn's frugality re-affirms that you get what you pay for, most Saturn customers would say that the S-Series gives you just enough to do what you need to do.

Updated

What's your take on the 1999 Saturn S-Series?

People researching a 1999 Saturn S-Series contacted a dealer about

Picture of 1999 Saturn S-Series 4 Dr SL Sedan, exterior
Saturn S-Series
16% of the time
Honda CR-V
7% of the time
Honda Civic
5% of the time
Nissan Sentra
5% of the time
S-Series
Looking for a Used S-Series in your area?
CarGurus has 1,058 nationwide S-Series listings starting at $1,295.
ZIP:

Saturn S-Series Questions

Brandy Smith
0

What Year Make, And Model Car Parts Are Compatible With A 1999 Saturn 5spee...

Having trouble cranking it

2 views with no answers yet
leroym
0

I Need A Front Stabilizer For A 1999 Sseries ?

The right side of the stabilizer has came apart. Can this be welded back or where do i find a replacement ?

3 views with 1 answer (last answer about a month ago)
killawhite85
0

Why My Car Still Overheating?

I bypassed heater core a while back. I've replaced water pump thermostat and ects today but not the egr valve. Car still over heats within a few miles down the road. Any ideas what to do?

14 views with 5 answers (last answer about a month ago)
PaulAnk
0

I Push In The Clutch Doing About 40mph I Put It In First Gear I Didnt Let O...

Now I have Nothing I tried too put in gear Let out the Clutch I have Nothing.

6 views with 1 answer (last answer about a month ago)
omasterkelly
0

How Do I Replace An Ecm On A 1999 Saturn Sl2

5 views with no answers yet