2001 Saturn L-Series Overview

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4 Dr L100 Sedan
Avg. Price: $3,207
4 Dr L200 Sedan
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4 Dr L300 Sedan
38 national listings
4 Dr LW200 Wagon
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4 Dr LW300 Wagon
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3.85 stars

Based on 14 reviews

Saturn by Janeth
 — In general I love every single model by Saturn,what's not to like about it??? Is awesome,gorgeous,got power,gives a lot of gas miles,very low maintenance,it hasn't needed big repairs,doesn't squeaks/r... Read More
My Car by Jessica
 — This is a great car over all I had some timing chain problems but Saturn work with me to get that fixed. For the soze of the car it is great in the snow as well I would buy another one if it wasnt so... Read More
Good Car, But Recent Questionable Noise by Grclark
 — The Saturn L200 has served our family very well since 2001. recently we have experienced some noises and lower performance which the Saturn dealership in Paramus, New Jersey has been unable to deal w... Read More

2001 Saturn L-Series Overview

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2001 Saturn L-Series

Despite its stylistic shortcomings, the 2001 Saturn L-Series continued to focus on safety and performance.  Changes from 2000 included optional front and rear curtain airbags, a larger 15.7 gallon fuel tank (up from 13.1 gallons), and a center seat belt in the back row.  As for semantics, the L-Series added 4 new colors to the lineup.  In addition, Saturn restructured the names for the 5 trims.  Consumers could now choose from the L100, L200, and L300 sedans, as well as the LW200 and LW300 wagons.  
Otherwise, Saturn maintained the same formula from the previous year.  The 100 and 200 trims use a 2.2 L, 135 hp I4 engine.  In addition, these lower grade trims get you 24 mpg in the city, 33 mpg on the highway.  The 300 trims use a 3.0 L, 182 hp V6 engine with standard 4 speed automatic and get you 20 mpg in the city, 26 mpg on the highway.  All trims seat 5.  Cargo space in the sedans held steady from the previous year at 17.5 cubic feet while it increased to 33.5 cubic feet in the wagons.
Overall, 2001 Saturn L-Series owners say that they appreciate Saturn's continued commitment to value.  As with other Saturn models, reviewers would like to see a more stylish exterior and interior.  Engine noise also occasionally pops up as an issue.  Despite these lingering concerns, those who do not mind Saturn's conservative updates and no-frills approach will like this solid midsize option.

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I Have A 2001 Saturn Sl100 And My Car Wont Start, I Have Gas, My Battery Is...

my car had locked, stearing wheel, my key wouldent turn. i bought a new ignition lock cylinder. i also had got a new starter. my car still wont start, i was told that the issue was the cylinder and st...

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Car starts and idles ok. when i put it in drive and give it gas, it will barely pull itself..

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How Do I Remove The Plug On The Transmision To Check The Fluid On A 2001 Sa...

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Will A 2006 2.2l Engine Swap With A 2001 2.2l Saturn Engine?

need to find out if i can put a 2006 saturn ion 2.2L engine in my 2001 saturn 2.2L sedan,without changing the computer or anything else?

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