2002 Saturn S-Series Overview

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3 Dr SC1 Coupe
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3 Dr SC2 Coupe
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I Love My Sc2 Coupe. I've Been A Proud Saturn Owner Since Day 1. by nealsoad
 — This car has surprisingly been the best used car I've ever owned. I bought it in the spring of 2008 when gas was starting to hit $4. It promised great gas mileage and it has never disappointed me in t... Read More
All Around You Get Good Fuel Economy And With Some $ Could Have Better Performance by Tommy
 — I hope to someday put a bodykit on my Sati, not sure which brand yet, and lower the ride height maybe 1to1half inches, fog lights up front blue in color, im thinking some american racing rims 16 or 17... Read More
The Saturn Is The Best Car On The Market by 65wisewoman
 — The Saturn cars have been God sent to people that have safety in mind and it is made for the people that love American made cars. It is a shame that GM thinks that taking the Saturn cars away and del... Read More

2002 Saturn S-Series Overview

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2002 Saturn S-Series

Taking its cue from the Soup Nazi in "Seinfeld," Saturn said no more S-Series wagons for you in 2002. More importantly, 2002 marked the last year of production for the S-Series. This model now had 5 trims: the SC1 and SC2 coupes, and the SL, SL1, and SL2 sedans.  Saturn scaled back on the features by taking out power windows in the sedans, along with the leather seats and traction control in the coupes. In addition, Saturn made some cosmetic changes, including a few new colors and floor mats in the SL2 and SC2. Otherwise, everything remained pretty much the same for the 2002 S-Series. The SL, SL1, and SC1 all use a 1.9-liter, 100-hp inline 4-cylinder (I4) engine, with the SL2 and SC2 using a 124-hp version. Gas mileage typically goes from 27 mpg in the city to 38 mpg on the highway. Coupes seat 4 and give you 11.4 cubic feet of cargo space, while sedans seat 5 and give you 12.1 cubic feet.

Drivers would have liked to see more interior room, less road noise, and more options. Industry experts agreed that the 2002 Saturn S-Series took a step back by actually giving consumers less for their money. In any event, this compact model lasted for over a decade and gave its fans a satisfactory and affordable vehicle. Saturn would replace the S-Series with the Ion in 2003. Consumers could only hope that the new model would address the lingering issues left behind by its predecessor.

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I Have A 2002 Saturn Sl2, The Lock Cylinder Doesn't Work Well. I Have To Tr...

I have a 2002 Saturn SL2, The lock cylinder doesn't work well. i have to try to turn so many time in order to turn the key to start the car. I have checked with auto zone, the new lock cylinder does...

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I Am Looking For Some Parts For My Saturn And Was Wondering Were People Fou...

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How Long Should An Air Compressor In A 2002 Saturn Last?

I had an air compressor put in about 4 years ago & it has stopped putting out cool air. I had the Freon checked and it does not need any. I am hoping it is just a leak and not needing a new compressor...

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Why Isn't There A Trunk Release Inside The Car?

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I Have A 2002 Saturn Sc2 1.9l Dohc. Have Only Had It A Short Time, It Had A...

Cylinder #2 only has 62 psi compression, all others are around 170. No coolant in oil but does smoke a tiny bit when first started and under hard acceleration. Can not find any info on engine as far a...

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