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Average User Score
4.3 ⁄ 5 stars
Based on 27 reviews
2000 Saturn S-Series Overview
Overall User Score
Based on 27 reviews
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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Saturn S-Series Questions
Clutch And Transmission
My car goes into gear but won't move. It's a 5 speed. Wondering what the problem could be?
2000 Sl2 Saturn
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Sputtering And Stalling Out
when i crank it up its fine until a mile or so down the rd like once it has warmed up a lil, it starts sputtering for a second or two. When i come to a complete stop and start to go again it acts l...
How To Replace A 2000 Saturn Sl1 Driver Side Window Regulator - Hand Crank?...
I have a 2000 Saturn sl1. the driver side window regulator does not work, the hand crank handle spins - no action. how is the regulator replaced?
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When it gets to 2500 rpms, it reeks of exhaust.