2002 Saturn S-Series Overview

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3 Dr SC1 Coupe
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3 Dr SC2 Coupe
63 national listings
4 Dr SL Sedan
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4 Dr SL1 Sedan
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I Love My Sc2 Coupe. I've Been A Proud Saturn Owner Since Day 1. by nealsoad
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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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Rockinbella
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Water Top Up All The Time

My coolant light is constantly on. I have filled the water reservoir over and over again, every time I do an errand and come back home. Anyone else have this problem and know what it might be?

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athletickid9
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How To Play Iphone Music On 02 Saturn?

I just got an 02 Saturn and the old radio obviously doesn't have an aux cord and I don't wanna buy a whole new radio for a tiny hole. Is there a cheap cigarette lighter to iPhone type product tha...

3 views with 1 answer (last answer 15 hours ago)
giddyupgirl
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My 2002 Saturn Sc2 Wont Turn Over, Not Even Trying To. Battery Is Good.

I turn the key and all the dash lights start to blink on and off, when I turn the key all the way everything goes blank. Motor makes no noise, not even the fuel pump. The shifter is in park and I mo...

11 views with 1 answer (last answer 3 days ago)
otakugirl
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2002 Sl1 Accelerating When Not Holding Pedal

I recently purchased a 2002 SL1 and just noticed a problem this morning while driving. I live in Indiana and the weather is getting quite chilly for fall, which from what I've read can explain the lou...

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Polished_POS
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Accelerator Doesn't Directly Correlate To Rpms/speed

My 02 Saturn SL1 acts a little strange from time to time. It only ever happens at highway speeds. When I drive at about 65mph, my RPMs run higher than normal. I try to keep it at about 1.8k, but ...

22 views with 3 answers (last answer 2 weeks ago)