2002 Saturn S-Series User Reviews

2002 Saturn S-Series Review Ratings

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Average Ratings from 35 reviews

  • Performance:3.2 out of 5 stars3.2 out of 5 stars3.2 out of 5 stars3.2 out of 5 stars3.2 out of 5 stars 3.2 / 5
  • Appearance:3.8 out of 5 stars3.8 out of 5 stars3.8 out of 5 stars3.8 out of 5 stars3.8 out of 5 stars 3.8 / 5
  • Build Quality:3.8 out of 5 stars3.8 out of 5 stars3.8 out of 5 stars3.8 out of 5 stars3.8 out of 5 stars 3.8 / 5
  • Overall: 4.1 out of 5 stars4.1 out of 5 stars4.1 out of 5 stars4.1 out of 5 stars4.1 out of 5 stars 4.1 / 5

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"fuel economy" 24 reviews
"ride" 11 reviews
"reliable car" 7 reviews
"power" 6 reviews
"interior" 5 reviews
CONS
"power" 5 reviews
"oil" 5 reviews
"small power" 3 reviews
"light" 3 reviews
"fuel economy" 2 reviews

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Displaying 21 - 30 of 35 2002 Saturn S-Series reviews.

cdg010 writes:
2002 Saturn S-Series 4 Dr SL1 Sedan Review
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5

Pros

No blind spots, Easy to maintain (I change my own oil), simple car. My car came with a CD player which was a plus when I was looking for a car. It has manual windows which is fine.

Cons

Going up hills, The engine can be loud at about 70. Leg room in the back but I don't sit back there.

cdg010
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My First Car. — Very underrated car. With the right modifications the car can look great. The interior is ok also. Has stitched floor mats. Soft touch materials. The car is fun to modify and add to. Doing an engine swap would be interesting. Get wider tires also for handling.

Primary Use: Commuting to work

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Jonathan writes:
2002 Saturn S-Series 3 Dr SC1 Coupe Review
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3

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Great little car, it got me from point a to point b. just kept up with oil changes and did a tune up.

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the oil consumption was an issue, always kept a quart of oil in my car.

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The Saturn That Could — not a bad car, didn't have any major mechanical issues until the very end. I needed a new clutch and the repair cost more than the car. gas mileage was great. since it was a manual it was fun to drive.

Primary Use: Commuting to work

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Sarah writes:
2002 Saturn S-Series 3 Dr SC2 Coupe Review
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safe, lightweight, sporty, good mileage

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picky on oil changes, low to ground, no power/engine upgrades to do

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Saturn Sc2 Bored — My car has good mileage and I used to think that it was cute but I'm just sick of it. It's the only car I've ever owned and it's starting to burn oil a lot, as well as having a broken sunroof and having other minor issues. It's an automatic so I can never really do that much to it as far as engine upgrades and I had a system in it for a while but the wiring and electric setup in the car couldn't handle it for longer than a few years.

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BigQ07 writes:
2002 Saturn S-Series 3 Dr SC1 Coupe Review
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4

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Excellent gas mileage, very low maintenance. Keep the oil changed and they run forever

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When they get into the higher mileage, they burn about a quart of oil between oil changes

BigQ07
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Smart Economical Buy — I like that the rear seats fold down and my dog can ride in the back. Great on gas mileage and maintenance. Most maintenance is routine like brakes. Most things you can fix your self or grab parts from junk yard. This is my second. The first one was my Moms, then mine then my sisters. This is my second and I haven't had any maintenance issues. It's a 5spd so even more gas savings!

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Dave writes:
2002 Saturn S-Series 3 Dr SC1 Coupe Review
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Handles great. very spacious trunk. Very good on gas. Comfortable ride on bumpy roads.

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Not much room for passengers in the back seat.
Not a bad reaction speed for a 4-cyclinder but could be better.

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My "sports Car" — Handles nice in any weather. spacious trunk. Not the best performance car but can get up and go when needed.

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PJa writes:
2002 Saturn S-Series 4 Dr SL2 Sedan Review
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The car has no dents, or scratches on it. It's in excellent condition.

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the only problem I've had was that I had to get a new key ignition. otherwise no problems at all.

PJa
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My Baby — Excellent car fot a students first car, it's good on gas, excellent condition interior, exterior is in excellent condition with no dents, or scratches. good brakes,safe car for any one looking for an excellent car to drive to school or work everyday.

Primary Use: Commuting to work

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Tommy writes:
2002 Saturn S-Series 4 Dr SL Sedan Review
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has potential with some needed cash

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dont have any

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All Around You Get Good Fuel Economy And With Some $ Could Have Better Performance — 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 inchers.. and either black painted rims or blue or red.. as far as under the hood.. im thinking cold air intake and maybe some other modest performance upgrades.. nothing too fancy.. and definitely wanta upgrade the exhaust all the way from the headers back.. maybe put a dual exhaust system.. definitely tint the windows all around.. and some inside upgrades.. new front seats new stereo and speakers.. maybe a modest amp and sub system.. new gauges in the dash definitely..

Primary Use: Commuting to work

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Charlie writes:
2002 Saturn S-Series 4 Dr SL1 Sedan Review
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the gas mileage

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made out of plastic

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Decent — its made out of plastic and not to last. it accellerates ok, but not when you hacve 13" wheels, the interior is nice, but thebackseat looks cramped (it isnt, just looks that way). its afordable if you keep up the maintenance. its not a thrill seeker, but it gets around.

Primary Use: Commuting to work

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Justin writes:
2002 Saturn S-Series 3 Dr SC2 Coupe Review
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4

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Great handling, breaking, low maintenance, nice features

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Could use more hp and a good spoiler

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Great Car, Great Performance, If Only They Had Dropped A V6! — Breaking is amazing, it could easily send someone through the windshield, lol the handling is really tight, it's got a sport tuned suspension, acceleration isn't bad at all, you really don't wanna mod it too much performance wise because it is front wheel drive but it could gain a lot from a power/torque boost. I also have installed a sunroof, all leather interior and i'm starting work on the exterior.

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Eric writes:
2002 Saturn S-Series 3 Dr SC2 Coupe Review
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polymer body body panels don't dent or rust

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out of production

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A Different Kind Of Car — it accelerates, brakes, handles. good build quality. no repairs needed. no squeaks/rattles. nice interior and exterior styling. great gas mileage, low cost to maintain. this car is fun to drive. the 3rd door makes it easy to load and unload stuff in the back seat.

Primary Use: Commuting to work

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1991 Saturn S-Series Reviews

Fffaaaaasssstttt!!!!!! By Zack

Build Quality: Great i love it!!!!! Car Comparisons: None. IT is really fast and a stick. Performance: AWESOME!!!! More About My Car: Fast and very dependable Read More

I'd Own Another One, Anytime, Anyway, No Problem. I Love Saturns. By Jered

Great acceleration, dent resistant vertical panels, light weight, long lasting, excellent handling qualities, especially at speed. Well balanced, designed to play in the twisties. Not a drag racer, ... Read More

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1992 Saturn S-Series Reviews

Good Car As New Or Slitely Used By Sterling

I like the style and the fact that Honda civic Rims fit perfectly, also very easy to work on for me. i dislike that they stopped making it and parts for it so most of my hard to find parts come from ... Read More

Notbadc By Mitch

its pretty quick for a saturn it probly helps that the car is made outta plastic also ha. i payed 200 bucks for the car it just needed a motor its not bad car it gets 30mpg, good trunk space. Read More

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1993 Saturn S-Series Reviews

Cute Little Car. By Just-d

runs forever and has some issues. its small, but its a coupe. however for a daily car its okay. and for emergency it saves gas. afforable car and not too costly on repairs. college student kinda car. ... Read More

Great Little First Time Car That Was Cheap And Good Fuel Millage By Jared

Standard transmission with low power from small 4 cyl. engine. 4 wheel Disk brakes was handy. Interior was becoming very outdated and somewhat uncomfortable. Exterior was made out of plastic. Definite... Read More

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1994 Saturn S-Series Reviews

Great Reliability Until They Die By Katiecar

I bought this car used with only 117K, it lasted 13 years!!!!!!!!!!! With very little repairs. It was nice to drive, especially in the beginning. It outlasted some of the newer cars on the road. I alw... Read More

Awesome Car, I Would Buy Another One. By cold_steel90

Great acceleration for a 1.9L, and braking work great especially since the car is so light. Lastly, safety... I met another fellow Saturn owner, same model as mine, who had rolled his a few years ago.... Read More

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1995 Saturn S-Series Reviews

6th Rock By Interceptor

Overall the coupe has been a great car, I'm very sad to see the age begin to show. Driving to work one day on the while recently I noticed the drivers-side headlight seemed to be moving. It turned o... Read More

Everyone Has Underrated These Cars! By donna7187

I was amazed that this little blender car was so smooth-but when i hit the gas she took off like a jet found it for 2300,00 I feel like a kid again I love her she is beautifull,easy to drive proud to ... Read More

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