2000 Saturn S-Series Overview

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3 Dr SC1 Coupe
9 national listings
3 Dr SC2 Coupe
Avg. Price: $3,654
4 Dr SL Sedan
6 national listings
4 Dr SL1 Sedan
48 national listings
4 Dr SL2 Sedan
60 national listings
4 Dr SW2 Wagon
10 national listings

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4.35 stars

Based on 27 reviews

2000 Sl-2 by Roger
 — 100+ ft lb torque and 125 horses with a 2500 lb.car is more than enough power, matched with a 5 speed I can get 43 mpg hwy. Haven't taken any long trips yet so hope to up the mileage. It's a nice litt... Read More
My 2000 Saturn Sc2 by Shauna
 — handling is excellent, brakes on a dime. little rust at acceleration on the lower end, but very nice on top end. i havnt had any problems with this car, change the oil every 3000 and check all the oth... Read More
Sassy Was Perfect by Michele
 — I had a gold 2000, Saturn S-Series. I had won a law suit, because I had gotten hit by a truck, and when I was able to get my bearings again, which happened 6years later. I bought a car. A new car. I ... Read More

2000 Saturn S-Series Overview

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2000 Saturn S-Series

Saturn made numerous changes to the interior and exterior of the S-Series to ring in the 21st century.  For the exterior, Saturn added body panels, adjusted the optics on the headlamp, and changed the wheel covers on the sedans.  For the interior, the new S-Series came with improvements for increased comfort, including a revised console, more cupholders and increased storage space, new materials to decrease rattling and road noise, and seats with increased support.  Saturn also improved the mechanics with a new ABS brake system, more durable manual transmission, an oil change monitor, and engine revisions designed to minimize emissions and reduce engine noise.  
Saturn also abandoned the 2 door coupes and the SW1 wagon, leaving the 2000 S-Series with 6 trims: the SC1 and SC2 3 door coupes, SW2 wagons, and SL, SL1, and SL2 sedan.  The SC1, SL, and SL1 have a 1.9 L, 100 hp I4 engine while the SC2, SL2, and SW2 use a 1.9 L, 124 hp engine.  Gas consumption comes out to 27 mpg in the city, 38 mpg on the highway across trims.  Sedans and wagons seat 5 while the coupes still seat 4.  Cargo space amounts to 11.4 cubic feet in the coupes, 12.1 in the sedans, and 24.9 in the wagons.
The 2000 Saturn S-Series did little to alter the opinions of drivers about the lineup.  While reviewers like the third door on the coupe and solid fuel consumption figures, they could also do without the noise, cheap interior materials, and lack of passenger space.  Below average braking comes up as an issue in the wagons.  At this point in the time, the S-Series received high marks from industry experts for its low price.  However, low revenue figures indicated that this veteran of the compact market may have come to the end of the road.

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Mad Rpms

even when I cover the air intake up the engine still runs at 15000 it will drop when I put the ac on down to 11000 but in general it runs at 20000 / 30000 as you change gear, its driving me mad pleas...

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luelue711
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Where Is The Totally Integrate Power Module

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luelue711
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Stop Running After Idles

engine start but after idles it stop running after put in gear

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luelue711
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02 Senser

car stall

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luelue711
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Engine Stall While Idle

the engine start, but when i put it in drive it stall

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