2002 Saturn L-Series Overview


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4 Dr L100 Sedan
44 national listings
4 Dr L200 Sedan
82 national listings
4 Dr L300 Sedan
62 national listings
4 Dr LW200 Wagon
18 national listings
4 Dr LW300 Wagon
17 national listings

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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

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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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My 2002 Saturn L200 Turns Over But Will Not Fire Up. I've Changed All 4 Sp...

Got one code that the guy at auto zone said meant my gas cap was loose or something. Something to do with the emission? I bought a crankshaft sensor .. any other ideas??

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Can A 2002 Saturn L200 Gas Tank That Has A Busted Seam Be Repaired?

Was told gas tank has a seam that leaks

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Saturn L100 2002

my girlfriend hit ( rear ended) a bmw :( ....the top of the frame where the hood latch and release handle is (also light encasements directly underneath) is now bent back due to impact , her father ...

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I Just Pulled Over. My Saturn Has Code P0300 And P0420. The Car Looses Powr...

Midas said its randomly misfiring across entire engine. 2002 L200. Afraid to drive but have no choice. I'm not a mechanic and have very little $$. Midas says repair may be more than car worth but ...

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Car Turns On But Turns Right Off

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