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2003 Saturn L-Series
4 Dr L200 Sedan
CarGurus Instant Market Value
$18,345
24 listings nationwide

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2002 Saturn S-Series
3 Dr SC1 Coupe
CarGurus Instant Market Value
$13,545
7 listings nationwide

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Expert Reviews Reviews from CarGurus experts.

2003 Saturn L-Series
4 Dr L200 Sedan

2003 marked the last model year for the traditional 5 trim Saturn L-Series before it changed its name to the L300. The main changes from 2002 involved eliminating a trim and touching ...

2002 Saturn S-Series
3 Dr SC1 Coupe

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 m...

User Reviews Reviews from CarGurus users who have driven or owned the car.

2003 Saturn L-Series
4 Dr L200 Sedan
105
shopper09 2003 Saturn L-Series 4 Dr L200 SedanReview:

Very Dependable — I absolutely love this car. I've had it for about 4 years and it has been very dependable. I've had ...

Primary Use: Commuting to work

55
ck24932008 2003 Saturn L-Series 4 Dr L200 SedanReview:

Great Buy For The Money — I like this car because it is very dependable. No trouble what so ever other than getting a new bat...

Primary Use: Commuting to work

75
Jimmy 2003 Saturn L-Series 4 Dr L200 SedanReview:

There's No Reason Not To Love This Car. — I've never seen a 4-door sedan that somehow magically gets larger on the inside--I've taken four fri...

Primary Use: Commuting to work

2002 Saturn S-Series
3 Dr SC1 Coupe
5
GuruRR1RY writes:
Most reliable fun car Ive ever owned... hands down!
Cargo Capacity Ranked 2002 Honda Accord EX worse.
"Lots of room"
Family Car Ranked 2002 Honda Accord EX better.
"4 door as opposed to the 3 door smaller interior of the Sc2"
Kmcdaniel196 writes:
Great looking and rides really nice and is very good on gas.
205
STouchton 2002 Saturn S-Series 3 Dr SC1 CoupeReview:

Reliable And Efficient — This was my first financed car. I was always happy with it, and it never left me stranded anywhere. ...

Specs

2003 Saturn L-Series
4 Dr L200 Sedan
2002 Saturn S-Series
3 Dr SC1 Coupe
Powertrain
Drivetrain
FWD
FWD
FWD
FWD
Fuel Economy, City
21 MPG
21 MPG
23 MPG
25 MPG
Fuel Economy, Highway
29 MPG
29 MPG
32 MPG
36 MPG
Fuel Tank Volume 15 gal 12 gal
Engine
Fuel Type
Gasoline
Gasoline
Gasoline
Gasoline
Power
135 hp @ 5,200 RPM
135 hp @ 5,200 RPM
100 hp @ 5,000 RPM
100 hp @ 5,000 RPM
Torque
142 lb-ft @ 4,400 RPM
142 lb-ft @ 4,400 RPM
114 lb-ft @ 2,400 RPM
114 lb-ft @ 2,400 RPM
Cylinders
4 cylinders
4 cylinders
4 cylinders
4 cylinders
Compression Ratio
9.5:1
9.5:1
9.3:1
9.3:1
Displacement
2,200 cc
2,200 cc
1,900 cc
1,900 cc
Bore x Stroke
3.39 in x 3.72 in
3.39 in x 3.72 in
3.23 in x 3.54 in
3.23 in x 3.54 in
Safety
ABS Brakes Standard Optional
Driver Airbag Standard Standard
Passenger Airbag Standard Standard
Curtain Airbags Standard Optional
NHTSA Crash Test Results
Front Driver 4 stars 5 stars
Front Passenger 5 stars 5 stars
Side Driver 3 stars 3 stars
Side Rear Passenger 5 stars 2 stars
Rollover (pre-2011) 4 stars 4 stars
Comfort and Convenience
Sunroof/Moonroof Optional Optional
Leather Seats Optional --
Air Conditioning Standard Optional
CD Player Standard Standard
CD Changer Optional Optional
Cassette Player Optional Optional
Radio Standard Standard
Power Windows Standard Optional
Power Door Locks Standard Optional
Driver Power Seats Optional --
Passenger Power Seats Standard Optional
Interior
Maximum Seating 5 seats 4 seats
Front Legroom 42.3 in 42.6 in
Back Legroom 35.4 in 31 in
Payload and Towing
Cargo Volume 17.5 cu ft 11.4 cu ft
Standard Towing Capacity 1,000 lbs 1,000 lbs
Maximum Towing Capacity 1,000 lbs 1,000 lbs
Exterior
Length 190.4 in 180.5 in
Width 68.5 in 68.2 in
Height 56.4 in 53 in
Wheelbase 106.5 in 102.4 in

Available Options

2003 Saturn L-Series
4 Dr L200 Sedan
2002 Saturn S-Series
3 Dr SC1 Coupe

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