1999 Saturn S-Series Overview

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Trims

2 Dr SC1 Coupe
1 national listing
2 Dr SC2 Coupe
8 national listings
3 Dr SC1 Coupe
8 national listings
3 Dr SC2 Coupe
16 national listings
4 Dr SL Sedan
13 national listings
4 Dr SL1 Sedan
34 national listings
4 Dr SL2 Sedan
68 national listings
4 Dr SW1 Wagon
4 Dr SW2 Wagon
6 national listings

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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

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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.

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Saturn S-Series Questions

Angerybeaver
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99 Saturn Wont Start After Replacing Radio-anti Theft Issue?

I replaced my OEM radio with an aftermarket and now the car will not start. battery is good

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Steven Zuke
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1999 Saturn Sc1 16 Valve Twin Cam Automatic

I drive a 99 Saturn sc1 with a 16 valve twin cam automatic.. but every Time I look it up it says the 16 valve twin cam is on the sc2 series and its a manual.. but I know what I'm driveing im just ...

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majicalfirefly
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How To Determine Which S Series Is My 1999 Saturn Sedan Is?

Not sure on which sl series it is, how do I figure out?

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Jubalrahl
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Cold Start 1999 Saturn Sc1

I have a 1999 Saturn SC1 and a I have a problem that just makes no sense to me. When my car sits for more than a few hours it will crank, sometimes almost start, and then stall unless I feather the...

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Derrick Sikes
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Can Still Drive My 1999 Saturn When The Front End Shakes

Can I still drive it

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