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Certified Pre-Owned (CPO) is a category of used car. Often late-model vehicles, they have been inspected, refurbished, if necessary, and are under warranty by the manufacturer.
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Daewoo Lanos Features and Specs

Features & Specs

  • Engine 1.6 L Inline 4-cylinder
  • Drivetrain Front Wheel Drive
  • Transmission 5-speed Manual
  • Horse Power 105 hp @ 5800 rpm
  • Fuel Economy 22/32 mpg
  • Bluetooth No
  • Navigation No
  • Heated Seats No

Review of the 2002 Daewoo Lanos

  • Daewoo's new owner, General Motors, has no plans for the brand in the U.S. market -- as such, supplies to dealerships have been cut off. Although provisions will be made to honor owners' warranty claims, we'd urge you to steer clear of this situation and check out a Hyundai Accent or Kia Rio instead.

  • Safety
  • Pros

    Snazzy styling, cheap sticker prices, fun in turns.

  • Cons

    Daewoo's impending death in U.S. market, unproven reliability, whiny engine, cheap interior materials, ABS isn't available.

  • What's New for 2002

    A new Comfort Package for the S Hatchback and S Sedan includes air conditioning and power steering, while the Convenience Package adds power windows, power locks and a power passenger-side exterior mirror.

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Gas Mileage

EPA-Rated MPG

  • 22
  • cty
/
  • 32
  • highway
Calculate Yearly Fuel Costs
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What Others Are Saying

Customer Reviews



Fun car

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Vehicle: 2002 Daewoo Lanos S 2dr Hatchback (1.6L 4cyl 5M)

I purchased for fuel saving. Drove it for about 8 months then threw a rod. It's been sitting in my driveway since June of 07. No one will even look at it. They say there are no parts availible and they cant work on these anymore. But when it was running it was a great car. Broke down at 61xxx miles.



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My bluwoo

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Vehicle: 2002 Daewoo Lanos S 2dr Hatchback (1.6L 4cyl 5M)

I bought this car new with a/c, auto & a few other small things for $6,500! It feels like a cheap car but it was cheap. Not bad for the money though. It's roomy, comfortable, with decent pep.




Don't give up

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Vehicle: 2002 Daewoo Lanos Sport 2dr Hatchback (1.6L 4cyl 5M)

The car is excellent! I was also thinking twice on how on earth am I going to get parts for Daewoo since they are no longer in the US. Then the Chevy Aveo comes out and the Suzuki Reno in the US, which are rebadged, Daewoo Kalos and the Daewoo Lecetti in europe also the Reno is called the Chevy Optra in Canada. The Chevy Aveo has a 1.6L engine the same as the Lanos. This solves engine parts problems.




Daewoo

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Vehicle: 2002 Daewoo Lanos S 2dr Hatchback (1.6L 4cyl 5M)

THis is a really great car. It's unfortunate that they dont make them in the US anymore. I havent had a single problem with it ever. If they were still made here I would buy another in a heart beat!




So far so good!

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Vehicle: 2002 Daewoo Lanos Sport 2dr Hatchback (1.6L 4cyl 5M)

I am up to 58,000. miles and am still going strong!




Not bad

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Vehicle: 2002 Daewoo Lanos S 2dr Hatchback (1.6L 4cyl 5M)

I bought this car new for $7995. It came with the comfort package, A/C, PS. It also had the floor mats. A pretty good value. I really had not planned to buy this car but the price made it attractive. Test driving sealed the deal. This little car has good pickup, it can manuever well in highway traffic. It is very comfortable for an econo-bubble and a real pleasure to drive. The power rack and pinion steering gives it very positve responsive handling. The five speed stick gives it the feel of a European sports car.



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Full 2002 Daewoo Lanos Review

What's New for 2002

A new Comfort Package for the S Hatchback and S Sedan includes air conditioning and power steering, while the Convenience Package adds power windows, power locks and a power passenger-side exterior mirror.

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Talk About The 2002 Lanos

2002 Daewoo Lanos Discussions See all Started By

kimp2013
kimp2013
03-31-2014
So the power drive button is not working what can i do to check and see what is wrong with it...


kimp2013
kimp2013
03-31-2014
So i just got this car i had to replace the head gasket. and now important working on the breaks but when i checked the fuse box i noticed that on of the pronges that it plunges in to is gone do you ?...


jay130
jay130
10-21-2008
My lanos 2002 with 35,000 miles has been messing up. I used to have no problem with it but now it's being a total jerk. First, my starter broke, and it didn't start at all. So I took it to my friend w...



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