2002 Honda S2000 User Reviews

2002 Honda S2000 Review Ratings

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Average Ratings from 27 reviews

  • Performance:4.6 out of 5 stars4.6 out of 5 stars4.6 out of 5 stars4.6 out of 5 stars4.6 out of 5 stars 4.6 / 5
  • Appearance:4.8 out of 5 stars4.8 out of 5 stars4.8 out of 5 stars4.8 out of 5 stars4.8 out of 5 stars 4.8 / 5
  • Build Quality:4.8 out of 5 stars4.8 out of 5 stars4.8 out of 5 stars4.8 out of 5 stars4.8 out of 5 stars 4.8 / 5
  • Overall: 4.9 out of 5 stars4.9 out of 5 stars4.9 out of 5 stars4.9 out of 5 stars4.9 out of 5 stars 4.9 / 5

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PROS
"ride" 15 reviews
"handling" 14 reviews
"power" 11 reviews
"fuel economy" 4 reviews
"reliable car" 3 reviews
CONS
"power" 4 reviews
"expensive car" 3 reviews
"ride" 2 reviews
"tires" 2 reviews

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Andrew writes:
2002 Honda S2000 Base Review
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5

Pros

Great noise, handling and looks

Cons

Needs to be driven hard

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Better Than A Boxster — Easily the most fun car I've owned..... I moved on to a 987 Boxster S, Focus ST (280bhp), V8 M3 and Audi S4 after the Honda and none of them have come close to the fun had behind the wheel of the S2000.

Primary Use: Sport/fun (spirited driving, track racing, off-roading, etc.)

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Cory writes:
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Handling, Strong VTEC engine, Being able to drop the top on nice, warm, sunny days and still have a tossable car.

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None so far, other than cost of aftermarket.

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My S2000 — Performance: Quick, lightweight, well handling roadster Build Quality: No problems yet but its a Honda and I don't expect much Appearance: I think its sexy! Gas mileage: not so great for a four banger but I'm not complaining considering how fun the car is. Fun Factor: How many other cars can you Rev past 6K and its just getting ready to play? 9K all day!!!!!

Primary Use: Sport/fun (spirited driving, track racing, off-roading, etc.)

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PORSCHEDAVE writes:
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5

Pros

Handles like a go-kart. Intuitively follows the road and turns on a dime.
Delightfuly civil at highway speeds with top down
Honda reliability . Enough Said!

Cons

Non-Insulated Convertible Top
Parts are challenging to source due to limited production quantity

PORSCHEDAVE
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Absolutely Perfect Roadster For Summer — Have owned for four seasons, longer than any other sports car. There is really no better alternative for the money. May buy a newer year, but S2000 is the best from Honda since the NSX. It is an ideal car for the weekends on sunny Summer days

Primary Use: Sport/fun (spirited driving, track racing, off-roading, etc.)

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Dario writes:
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4

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Fantastic value, amazing styling, epic handling along with a crisp short throw shifter.

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After getting to know the car it's not enough power and Honda does not stand behind their product.

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My Four Year Experience With A 2002 S2000 — Overall it was a great car for the money and would just barely beat 350z's and Porsche boxter's which was a lot of fun since it was a four cylinder. What really opened up the car was the T1R headers and the Invidia cat back exhaust which made it sound great and it's a must to get some wheels because the stock sixteen inch wheels are a joke. I loved the car but at the same time I hated it because a spark plug blew out of the head and blew the engine, it was a problem with AP1 S2000's and since it was from the united states the warranty was void and I found a used low kilometer JDM engine and six thousand dollars later my problem was solved. Now I have a 2004 Corvette Z06 and this car is way better.

Primary Use: Sport/fun (spirited driving, track racing, off-roading, etc.)

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Neima writes:
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How fun it is to drive

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Nothing for me

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A Dying Breed — Absolutely the most fun car I've ever driven. It is what a car should be, everything you need and nothing you don't. It may not be the fastest car on the road, but I guarantee you will be hard pressed to find one that is more fun.

Primary Use: Commuting to work

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mys2000 writes:
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Light Weight Roadster

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Nothing

mys2000
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It's Cool — I love this car. High power. Great Handling. Good Fuel Economy. Looks Awesome. Fair Price. Whether you feel the need for speed or a quiet drive in the country, this is your car. You will love it too!! Hurry. Honda does not make S2000s anymore.

Primary Use: Sport/fun (spirited driving, track racing, off-roading, etc.)

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Thomas writes:
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Nimble Handling,

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Soft Top Tearing (cosmetic)

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Best Valued Sports Car From 20k-50k — At 145k the car is running great! No major mechanical issues, change fluids = most service the s2000 needs Performance - great but who doesn't want more? Best gear shifter in the business 25mpg - but only 13 gallon tank Extremely fun to drive

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mo_1954 writes:
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Fun to drive

Cons

Eats rear tires

mo_1954
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Best Bang For The Buck — FUN,FUN,FUN This car is a real blast to drive and is easy to live with. My only negative is rear tire wear, but hey, that may be partially my fault as I tend to drive it rather hard at times. As for performance, it's fun to take people for a ride and then tell them that the car has an engine the size of an econo-box car that's half as powerful. For the money, I think that this car is the best bang for the buck and in these days of uncertain future gas prices the added benefit of mid-twenty MPG is an added bonus. Too bad Honda decided to quit making these little gems.

Primary Use: Sport/fun (spirited driving, track racing, off-roading, etc.)

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Matt writes:
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the looks

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red  paint

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Amzing — great top end, little to known rattles for a soft top, amazing vtec engagement 9000rpms of power. small maintence costs, doesnt burn oil like other hondas, blast to drive. top down all summer long woot woot. 9000 over 8000 ap1

Primary Use: Sport/fun (spirited driving, track racing, off-roading, etc.)

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iceman5815 writes:
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performances,reliable, handling, looks, engine sounds,

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better steroe system

iceman5815
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2002 S2000 — I like everything about this car. It's fast, fun, and beautiful. This is purely a sports car. Best vehicle I've ever own. The engine is exciting when it sings. Best looker when top is down. This is not just a car..it's a yard stick. Wish it was a 3.0 instead or a 2.0 though. But who cares...it's a Honda.(reliable)

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2009 Honda S2000 Reviews

S2000 Rocks By Tim4294

Replaced a MiniCooperS with the S2000 - accel, braking, handling AND RIDE are superior. Solid as a rock! Get just as many positive comments from gawkers as I did in the Mini. Mileage @ 25mph or so ... Read More

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2008 Honda S2000 Reviews

Love It But Plan To Buy A Saloon Style Like The Gt-r Or M3 By Don14850

Love this car for what it was built for. Pure sports car. Dislike the hard top roof. Rattles and is a pain to put on or remove. Paint is easily scratched. On an autocross course it is awesome. This is... Read More

It's My 2nd Favorite Car Ever By Ian

6spd, revs 8750rpm RWD, roughly 270hp, light weight, drift compatible :b amazing handling, not so good in cold wet weather, great acceleration , stops on a dime, build quality is perfect nothing w... Read More

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2007 Honda S2000 Reviews

Sporty Fun For The Sun! By Jeff06

I absolutely love this car and I would keep it forever if I could! It's a blast to drive and it handles great! I'd definitely recommend this to anyone looking for a sporty, fun, summer car! I don't th... Read More

No It's Not Very Practical, But You Only Live Once. By Marty

I have wanted one of these for several years. As a former Miata owner, this is an upgrade! I was lucky to find one because they are not easy to find. No it's not very practical, but you only live onc... Read More

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2006 Honda S2000 Reviews

The Unicorn By phillipfrankreid

Patrick George (Jalopnik Future Classics) pointed out that the current auto market offers nothing to replace this car. You can get a Miata or a Boxster and have a great roadster, and that is a good th... Read More

One Of Honda's Best. By CBratten

Great warm weather cruiser, back-road blast and capable track toy. Surprisingly versatile with decent space in the trunk for its size. Classic looks and a very driver-focused cockpit. One of the best ... Read More

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2005 Honda S2000 Reviews

Summer Love By Profbee12

Bought a used 2001 at auction in 2005, loved this car from the first time I saw it in a Honda Showroom.,owned it two years and flipped it for what I paid for it. Picked up this Honda lease return wit... Read More

Kick In The Pants To Drive! By EdS2K

I bought my 2005 S2000 two years ago as weekend fun car. It has been a blast to drive and tinker with. There are tons of aftermarket parts available for it as well as S2000 specific forums to gain inf... Read More

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