2002 Saturn S-Series Overview

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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 L, 100 hp I4 engine, with the SL2 and SC2 use 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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shkasa3
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My Car Cranks But Won't Start

someone told me it could be the crankshaft position sensor, but I want to be sure before I replace it. what do you think it could be?

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pyrolion
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My 2002 Sl2 Won't Go Into Reverse, Sometimes Slips Out Of 2nd Or Third Or W...

This has all happened over a few days! I changed fluid and filter and added a bottle of lucas anti slip fluid. Are these problems related to the valve body? Iv'e heard of the input shaft nut backing...

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pyrolion
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How Do I Know If I Have A Sl, Sl1, Or Sl2?

I have a 2002 Saturn 4 dr with a 1.9 ltr twin overhead cam and automatic trans. I guess that an SC is a 2 dr coupe? SW a wagon? My owners manual references for S series but doesn't specify!

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SingingSaturn
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Manual Clutch Pedal Problem. Clutch Pedal Came Suddenly Loose With Zero Ten...

Tried jump starting 2002 Saturn SL2 to no avail. Battery was dead. In the process the shifter bushing popped off, which is a easy fix, yet while attempting to place my car back in nuetral I must of so...

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Patrick Barnes
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2002 Sat S Series 4 Door 189000 Miles Is Hard To Start And Idles Rough At 8...

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