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2001 Saturn S-Series 3 Dr SC2 Coupe Review
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A Reliable Saturn? — generally a decent cheap car. automatic version was sluggis, but the twin-cam mated to the close-ratio 5 speed has proved to be a good combo in a car this light. Granted a backpack full of performance upgrades has made this car one of my favorites to drive. 330,000kms, and still going strong

Primary Use: Sport/fun (spirited driving, track racing, off-roading, etc.)

Pros: uniqness, economy, economical

Cons: poor build quality

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2001 Saturn S-Series 4 Dr SL1 Sedan Review
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Good Idea Poorly Excecuted — The car is a good idea poorly executed. 70,000 miles and it uses a quart of oil every 700 miles and has from the get go, the dash rattles, dome light doesn't work properly. On the plus side the plastic body has held up well and it gets 38 mpg hwy. with an automatic trans. We have had 3 Saturns in the family and none of them have made it past 75,000 without needing serious repair. Oldest daughters 2002 SL1 need head replaced at about 50,000 miles. Youngest daughters 2004 Ion level2 just had a new engine put in at 75,000 miles and our 2001 Sl1 could use an overhaul.

Primary Use: Family transportation

Pros: mileage, plastic body, fairly comfortable seating

Cons: near lemon in terms of build quality.

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2001 Saturn S-Series 4 Dr SL2 Sedan Review
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Road Blade — Twin Cam LLO engine creates a great power to weight ratio, wish it was a manual tranny. Runs amazing with great style and awesome gas mileage. With a MagnaFlow cat-back with an XL Turbo muffler (no ricer stuff here) and a AMR engineering tower bar on my list of mods to do (as well as swap trannys) it'll be an even more fun car to drive than it is now!

Pros: Great power-to-weight ratio, beautiful MPG, style

Cons: Two words - Automatic Transmission; I prefer stick

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2001 Saturn S-Series 3 Dr SC2 Coupe Review
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One Of The Best Cars I Have. — What can i say? this car is one of the best cars that I have ever had. Only has 93,000 miles and the power and build are great. The best thing about my Saturn is the color. It is a bright yellow and I must say I can never lose my car in a parking lot ever again.

Pros: Good preformance and great look with good milage as well.

Cons: Little small but what do you expect from a sport car.

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2001 Saturn S-Series 3 Dr SC2 Coupe Review
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Good Starting Car — has to be 5 speed with a tweaked engine, has a system and will weave through cars no problem, quick handling, brakes, only problem i have is the bearing, and the hood flew open and shattered windshield (hood pins), enough said

Primary Use: Commuting to work

Pros: quick

Cons: not alot of aftermarket

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2001 Saturn S-Series 3 Dr SC2 Coupe Review
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Fun And Small. — this is a very fun car, the outside is made of plastic, performance is good...fast light car 124hp. about 200 carpayments 300 on insurance. love drifting in it..but only in the snow. front wheel drive, comfortable interior...suicide back seat driver door.

Primary Use: Commuting to work

Pros: 5spd standard

Cons: not fast enough =p

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2001 Saturn S-Series 3 Dr SC2 Coupe Review
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Saturn Sc2 — Acceleration is not the best but it's relatively quick, and it has nice handling The interior is a standard GM interior for cars of its age. Fairly cheep, however durable. After you hit the 100K mark alot of repairs and maintenence issues become apparent The exterior styling is unique, you can't ever really decide if it looks great or horrible. It seems almost to be a domestic version of a sports car. Interior styling is horrible, Standard GM. Despite it's short comings it's still a zippy little car and is quite enjoyable to drive.

Pros: great gas millage

Cons: very cramped

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2001 Saturn S-Series 4 Dr SW2 Wagon Review
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It's Served Me Well So Far, But I Can't Wait For A New One. — It's held up for eight years, but you have to strong-arm the wheel to get anywhere. The turning radius would barely clear Saturn ITSELF. Once you get to know its quirks and shortcomings, it's an all right car and will last you several years. Well, until the exhaust goes south and gaskets start coming loose.

Primary Use: Commuting to work

Pros: Resilient

Cons: Power steering is rubbish

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2001 Saturn S-Series 3 Dr SC2 Coupe Review
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The Car Was Great, It Had A Lot Of Potential For A Fwd, I Wish I Had Kept It — This was a pretty nice car. It was light, all of the panels were plastic so no dents and the car would look good for years to come. For what it was the car handled pretty nicely, minus the torque steer. Gas mileage was excellent, it was cheap to maintain, and it was easy to work on

Primary Use: Commuting to work

Pros: Gas mileage, great starter car, faster than a civic lol

Cons: Front wheel drive, Diff pin slipping and shearing on manual, weak auto transmission

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2001 Saturn S-Series 3 Dr SC2 Coupe Review
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Saturn Sc2 2001 — performance are honest for 120hp the dash assembly quality is a bit poor enverything else is quite good not to tough on gas not tough on the cost of repair good all around car fun to drive I like it

Pros: the plastic panel

Cons: the dash

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2002 Saturn S-Series Reviews

Although The Car Has Some Issues, It Has More Positives Than Negatives. By NRL

Why you chose your car? I purchased my car because at the time my son was 10 years old. This made it a great car for me because the third door to the rear bench seat does not open unless the driver’... Read More

A Car To Have Faith In By otakugirl

Car is sleek on the outside and comfortable inside, even if it is a bit cramped. Great for cruising in town and on highway, but lacks a fast take off. I was hoping for more room in the trunk as we ten... Read More

2000 Saturn S-Series Reviews

Great Gas Mileage Car!!! By topsecretauto

This Car gets great gas mileage!!!! There's not a whole lot of room for tall people. But with that said, this really is a great car!! The gas mileage alone makes up for the lack of room in the back fo... Read More

Very Good Car Everyone Should Have One On The Track By patbrown

good on the track. needs a littel more speed. only running 5500 rpm's on the straight a way. great quailty car, doors are hard to destroy. lots of saturns on the track. good moters and easy to get par... Read More

1999 Saturn S-Series Reviews

Great And Cheap By Lana

Had my saturn S for 7 yrs, 4th owner, paid 2000. replaced tranny and clutch, and did about 1500 bucks worth of repairs including that in those 7yrs. Since I bought it, horn doesn't work, and no one ca... Read More

I Dont Like Any Car That Isnt Reliable By billybobisbillybob

its hard to write a 40 word survey about a unrelaiable car but I might be able to make it to forty words if I keep writing about this unreliable car that's been sitting in my drive for a month. wait h... Read More

1998 Saturn S-Series Reviews

Wonder Full Car.... By Teresa

This is a great car for communing. It handles well and cruses like a jewel. Trunk space is ample and it is very reliable. This car is such an under-appreciated and over looked car. It has been very i... Read More

Great Car! By microWaves

I like everything about the car in general, nothing wrong with it um just a few little things need to be replaced. honestly I would recommend this car for a first timer, great for college and people w... Read More

1997 Saturn S-Series Reviews

High On Looks, Low On Value By Dexturn

Sporty but proving expensive. Corners like a boat, parallel parking is a nightmare. Multiple blind spots due to window placements, heavy doors, low-to-ground seating. Bought this in the summer and it ... Read More

Good To Get Around In. By sciteacher

it's a basic car to get around in. It has a tight turning circle which makes its manuerving ability very nice. Good on gas. Has a nice look to it even for its age. Manual is hard on the knees. Read More

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