1999 Saturn S-Series Overview

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Trims

2 Dr SC1 Coupe
2 Dr SC2 Coupe
Avg. Price: $3,723
3 Dr SC1 Coupe
6 national listings
3 Dr SC2 Coupe
16 national listings
4 Dr SL Sedan
12 national listings
4 Dr SL1 Sedan
26 national listings
4 Dr SL2 Sedan
59 national listings
4 Dr SW1 Wagon
3 national listings
4 Dr SW2 Wagon
5 national listings

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Average User Score

4.15 stars

Based on 55 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

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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

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Smoking

I AHVE A 1999 SATURN 4 DOOR AUTO AD WHEN YOU DRIVE IT OR SIT FOR A LONG TIME THE CAR STARTS TO SMOKE AND PUDDLE OF LIQUID COMES OUT AND THE WATER AND COOLENT SIGN KEEPS SHOWING... CAN ANYONE HELP M...

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Will A 2000 Saturn Motor Fit A 1999 Saturn?...

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SaturnfanEd
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I Have A 99 Saturn Sc1 Automatic (mp6). Can I Swap Out With '93 Sc1 Automat...

Tranny is out in reverse. Just want to swap with another compatible tranny. Cheapest solution please.

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joeshields63
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If The Neutral Safety Switch Is Bad, Can That Cause My 1999 Saturn Sl2 Car ...

My car started and I pulled it out of the drive way to park it on the street. I turned off the car and then went back a few minutes later to start the car and I got nothing when I turned the key, no c...

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mschilson
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What Weight Of Oil Does This Car Use?

i just bought this car and it i a real nice car. i don't have a book for it yet. i want to change the oil. what weight should i use?

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