1999 Saturn S-Series User Reviews

1999 Saturn S-Series Review Ratings

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Average Ratings from 56 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:3.4 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
  • Build Quality:3.9 out of 5 stars3.9 out of 5 stars3.9 out of 5 stars3.9 out of 5 stars3.9 out of 5 stars 3.9 / 5
  • Overall: 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 stars 4.1 / 5

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PROS
"fuel economy" 30 reviews
"ride" 17 reviews
"power" 9 reviews
"cheap car" 8 reviews
"reliable car" 8 reviews
CONS
"power" 8 reviews
"transmission" 5 reviews
"oil" 3 reviews
"weak power" 3 reviews
"window" 3 reviews

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1999 Saturn S-Series 4 Dr SL Sedan Review
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reliable, dent proof, cheap

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standard steering is awful, not overly pretty

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Great And Cheap — Had my saturn S for 7 yrs, 4th owner, paid 2000. replaced tranny and clutch, and did about 1500 bucks worth of repairs including that in those 7yrs. Since I bought it, horn doesn't work, and no one can find out why, replaced both fuses, under hood, and inside car. But overall, very happy with it's cheap and reliable condition.

Primary Use: Family transportation

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1999 Saturn S-Series 4 Dr SL2 Sedan Review
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cheap on gas

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NOT RELIABLE

billybobisbillybob
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I Dont Like Any Car That Isnt Reliable — its hard to write a 40 word survey about a unrelaiable car but I might be able to make it to forty words if I keep writing about this unreliable car that's been sitting in my drive for a month. wait here is ONE word. UNRELIABLE

Primary Use: Commuting to work

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1999 Saturn S-Series 4 Dr SL Sedan Review
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Decent Car For the Price.....Brought Used And Very Happy With The Car So Far

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Radio Anti-Theft Device....Can't Believe What They Want To Charge Just to Reset Radio
Should be free to Saturn Owner......

davePEREZ
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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 Like a Bat.......Fun To Drive....Tight Steering.... Cheap On Gas.......I Have The 5 Speed.......

Primary Use: Commuting to work

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1999 Saturn S-Series 4 Dr SL1 Sedan Review
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Affordability, Gas Mileage, Reliability

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Burns oil, really low to the ground, small interior

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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 only had to perform routine maintenance and replace a starter. The interior of the car is a bit Spartan and small, but for one or two people, it is an ideal choice for everyday commutes or even road trips. I have driven my Saturn to 31 states plus Mexico and Canada and she performs just as well in the desert as in the mountains. I even regularly strap my canoe to the top of the car and it performs as if nothing was there, I would say if you are interested in the SL1, definitely get a 5 speed because power is lacking in the automatic and buy low. These cars are good for 200k miles plus if you treat them well.

Primary Use: Commuting to work

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1999 Saturn S-Series 3 Dr SC2 Coupe Review
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The 3rd door makes it easy to let passengers in and out.

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The car Never wanted to accelerate when I wanted to pass someone

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Good For A First Car — Overall, the car handled well, and it was fun to drive. The Gas mileage was good. The only problems I had were caused from how many miles were on the car. Otherwise, it is a good first car to own.

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Gets good MPG

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I haven't found anything that i dont like about the car yet.

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Good — It's a great overall car as far as i know i haven't owned it that long. But for what i use it for it is a great car for running back and forth to work and to school. Its been great!!

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1999 Saturn S-Series 4 Dr SL Sedan Review
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A very nic car

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none

jng518
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Too Bad Saturn Is Gone — It was bought new. Now has 77K. The only repairs was a break job in 2007. 28 mpg around town and 32 mpg highway. It is the only 5 spd that I have now. the pick-up and handling is great.

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1999 Saturn S-Series 3 Dr SC2 Coupe Review
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fast, fun, easy to drive and easy on the wallet

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with spirited driveing the transmission just wont hold

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Car Was A Joy To Drive — this car changed my perspective of compact economy cars. when i bought a saturn i thought i was getting a boreing gutless grandma-mobile. i was wrong. the amount of power that saturn gave me was a pleasant surprise. with the 4 wheel independant suspension it handled better than anything id ever owned before and asked for more. after the power mods it out performed my freinds honda civic SI al the way up to 140MPH, and still gave me 35+MPG!

Primary Use: Commuting to work

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1999 Saturn S-Series 4 Dr SL1 Sedan Review
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cheap on gas

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its a saturn

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It Runs It Drives Its Ok. Least Its A Standard — its a car. Thats about it. Nothing special not bad but not great at anything, least its a standard, pretty boring to drive but at least its good on fuel and gets me from point a to point b. yep

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1999 Saturn S-Series 2 Dr SC1 Coupe Review
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AMAZING 32  miles per gal

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Plastic, can't do over 60 on the free-way without blowing over into another lane.

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Commuter Car For Sure — I drove this car all the way through out high school. I saved a lot of money by driving this and then sold it for my Jetta. I wanted to do performance so I did some stupid typical things to it which gave me nothing but police officers.

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2002 Saturn S-Series Reviews

Although The Car Has Some Issues, It Has More Positives Than Negatives. By NRL

Why you chose your car? I purchased my car because at the time my son was 10 years old. This made it a great car for me because the third door to the rear bench seat does not open unless the driver’... Read More

A Car To Have Faith In By otakugirl

Car is sleek on the outside and comfortable inside, even if it is a bit cramped. Great for cruising in town and on highway, but lacks a fast take off. I was hoping for more room in the trunk as we ten... Read More

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2001 Saturn S-Series Reviews

Gas Saver With A 3rd Door! By akasnacker

Great car for the most part, good build quality but they used some cheaper parts to build it with. Its kinda rough on the transmission shifts sometimes but pretty smooth for an entry level car etc. Bo... Read More

Great Little Car By bamendt

goes through a lot of oil (not a leak), can kick when going from drive to reverse (have heard others with this issue with the same model, handling is not that great... overall i am very please with th... Read More

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2000 Saturn S-Series Reviews

Great Gas Mileage Car!!! By topsecretauto

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 By patbrown

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

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1998 Saturn S-Series Reviews

Wonder Full Car.... By Teresa

This is a great car for communing. It handles well and cruses like a jewel. Trunk space is ample and it is very reliable. This car is such an under-appreciated and over looked car. It has been very i... Read More

Great Car! By microWaves

I like everything about the car in general, nothing wrong with it um just a few little things need to be replaced. honestly I would recommend this car for a first timer, great for college and people w... Read More

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1997 Saturn S-Series Reviews

High On Looks, Low On Value By Dexturn

Sporty but proving expensive. Corners like a boat, parallel parking is a nightmare. Multiple blind spots due to window placements, heavy doors, low-to-ground seating. Bought this in the summer and it ... Read More

Good To Get Around In. By sciteacher

it's a basic car to get around in. It has a tight turning circle which makes its manuerving ability very nice. Good on gas. Has a nice look to it even for its age. Manual is hard on the knees. Read More

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