2002 Saturn L-Series Overview

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Trims

4 Dr L100 Sedan
Avg. Price: $3,596
4 Dr L200 Sedan
Avg. Price: $4,044
4 Dr L300 Sedan
Avg. Price: $4,214
4 Dr LW200 Wagon
Avg. Price: $3,600
4 Dr LW300 Wagon
Avg. Price: $4,080

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Average User Score

4.15 stars

Based on 14 reviews

Great! by Kelly
 — I purchased the car when it was 6 months old from a repo center. So far I have not had to do any major repairs, only routine maintenance. The L-Series has more horsepower than any 4-cylinder I had d... Read More
Saturn Lw200 Wagon by Wil7
 — smooth luxurious car, lots of go power considering the huge curb weight 1.5 tons i think. its got decent mileage too because it has the DOHC 4cyl, nice woodgrain trim, nice factory stereo, and lots of... Read More
Nice Family Car Or First Teen Car by SurendraSetty
 — Ease of driving. Low maintenance. Nice car, smooth engine. No mechanical or electrical problems. Everything works. Good mileage. Nice family car or first teen car. Easy handling. fair amount of power ... Read More

2002 Saturn L-Series Overview

Overall User Score

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Based on 14 reviews

2002 Saturn L-Series

Making headway in the competitive midsize market takes time and the 2002 Saturn L-Series reflects Saturn's slow and steady approach to developing its product.  The most noticeable upgrades from 2001 involved standardizing previously optional features for all trims.  Consumers could now get front curtain airbags, ABS brakes, automatic headlights, and traction control without paying extra.  In addition, L200 and L300 consumers could get a special audio package with a 6 cd changer.
Otherwise, the 2002 L-Series sticks with its basic 5 trims: the L100, L200, and L300 sedans, along with the LW200 and LW300 wagons.  Saturn has eliminated the standard 5 speed manual transmission in the L100 and changed to standard 4 speed automatic.  All trims seat 5 with cargo space coming in at 17.5 cubic feet for sedans, 33.5 cubic feet for wagons.  The V6 trims have increased their fuel economy to 21 mpg in the city, 29 mpg on the highway, while the I4's still give you 24 mpg in the city, 33 on the highway.  
Saturn has made its living with decent performance at an affordable price.  However, owners do not like the stock Firestone tires.  In addition, they would like to see a more stylish interior and less engine noise.  These recurring issues indicate that the L-Series still has room to grow as it embarks on the long road to respectability.

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Saturn L-Series Questions

Roshawn Ancrum
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Aftet I Put Fuel Pump In And Try To Start And It Will For A Couple Of Secon...

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kaileygran
0

Whats Wrong Withg My Saturn

so I was driving along the high way going 110 mph the I was going up a hill car felt like it was running out of gas are dieing out on me car still put out fine for 3 days after that...then one day I r...

50 views with 2 answers (last answer 3 days ago)
ncgirl61
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Timing Chain

Crazy question but I have a 02 Saturn L200 and was wondering about the timing belt or is it chain ~ I have 180,000 miles on it and does it need to be changed any time soon

48 views with 1 answer (last answer 3 days ago)
BradMacGuy
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How Do You Change The Thermostat In A 2002 Saturn L300?

I currently have a 2002 Saturn L300 and the Engine Service Soon light came on. I took it to my local AutoZone, and the computer that was hooked up to the car said that the car had error code P0128. ...

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Michelle Gray
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Speedometer Sticks

I have a Saturn 2002 SL1. I have noticed that when I start out driving the speedometer needle is still at 0 but will engage after a bit. When this happens the rpm meter kicks in. I will be driving...

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