2002 Saturn L-Series Overview


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2002 Saturn L-Series Overview

Making headway in the competitive midsize market takes time and the 2002 Saturn L-Series reflects Saturn's slow and steady approach to developing its product. The most noticeable upgrades from 2001 involved standardizing previously optional features for all trims. Consumers could now get front curtain airbags, ABS brakes, automatic headlights, and traction control without paying extra. In addition, L200 and L300 consumers could get a special audio package with a 6 cd changer.
Otherwise, the 2002 L-Series sticks with its basic 5 trims: the L100, L200, and L300 sedans, along with the LW200 and LW300 wagons. Saturn has eliminated the standard 5 speed manual transmission in the L100 and changed to standard 4 speed automatic. All trims seat 5 with cargo space coming in at 17.5 cubic feet for sedans, 33.5 cubic feet for wagons. The V6 trims have increased their fuel economy to 21 mpg in the city, 29 mpg on the highway, while the I4's still give you 24 mpg in the city, 33 on the highway.

Saturn has made its living with decent performance at an affordable price. However, owners do not like the stock Firestone tires. In addition, they would like to see a more stylish interior and less engine noise. These recurring issues indicate that the L-Series still has room to grow as it embarks on the long road to respectability.


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    ZayBaby Major

    What Can Be The Reason For My Car To Stay In Park?..

    I have a 2002 Saturn l-series, that will not come out of park. The car will start up and when I move the shifter from park to reverse or drive the car itself will not move at all... What can be the...

    2 views with 1 answer (last answer about a day ago)

    Headlamps Remain Lit

    turned off ignition. within seconds headlamps came on. could not turn off. could not remove fuse, or find relay. had to disconnect battery.

    2 views with no answers yet
    Stephan Walls

    When The Car Is Running, I Smell Gas When I'm Outside The Car.

    When i have the car running i have a gas odor only when i'm out of the car. i don't see a leak. what could it be?

    13 views with 2 answers (last answer 2 weeks ago)

    Just Had My 2002 Saturn L100 Serviced. They Showed Me Where There Was Gas L...

    Gas leaking somewhere in gas line. Not tank puncture. Strong gasoline smell. "Service Engine Soon' light continues to remain on. Just had tune-up and fuel clean.

    9 views with 1 answer (last answer 3 weeks ago)

    Can I Use Saturn Sl Series Shocks On My 2002 Saturn L


    7 views with 1 answer (last answer about a month ago)