by spacedude86 on Jun 2, 2010 Vehicle: 1992 Saturn S-Series SL1 4dr Sedan
This was my first car, and it was a great little gas saver. If you plan on picking one up, do it. It was reliable for about 25K miles before I had to put about $500 into a new alternator. Lacked horsepower or an real luxury features, but that's not what you're buying this car for. You're buying this car for a little commuter car than will get you from point A to point B. I thought it was fun to drive. It's light weight almost makes up for the lack of power. Fun through the corners.
by Kevin on Apr 30, 2010 Vehicle: 1992 Saturn S-Series SL 4dr Sedan
I had been looking at Saturns after returning from 3 years in Germany (USAF). My Olds moved-up my plans, and a young airman on base was selling her's before going to the UK. The bare-bones SL at least had A/C, and the optional CD player! I normally had 33 to 35 mpg, and as high as 40 mpg, and using the A/C with wife, two kids, and luggage in the car! Yes, it was burring oil towards the end, and the materials used inside weren't the best, but I had over 250,000 miles on the car. GM made a big mistake by rebadging some Saturns as Chevys, Pontiacs, etc. Then they went away from that wonderful "lost-foam" cast 1.9L motor. GM should have stayed with the SL/SC line, and added the Vue, & Sky
by T. Patten on Aug 23, 2008 Vehicle: 1992 Saturn S-Series SL1 4dr Sedan
I bought this car with 156k on it and have put almost 10k on it no problems at all. Great mileage 42 mpg at best 36 mpg at worst and 39 mpg avr. If you arer looking for cheap and a gas saver buy one of these. Pretty basic but gets the job done
by betteroffwithaford on Aug 2, 2006 Vehicle: 1992 Saturn S-Series SL1 4dr Sedan
I bought this car for $1000 about a year ago with 92k on it. I wasn't a big fan of it, but hey it was cheap. The front facia's clearcoat was peeling. The first thing I noticed was the left wheel bearing, then went the right. during that short period of nothing going wrong it was a great car to drive, awesome on gas and just a great car in general. Then my alternator blew. Then finally my tranny was skipping 3rd gear so it had to go. My advice do not get a Saturn that is older than a 1995.
by BLS on Jan 18, 2005 Vehicle: 1992 Saturn S-Series SL2 4dr Sedan
I purchased this car with 83,000 miles on it and now have 220,000. Between then and now, it has been through hot and cold, fast and slow, and has been totaled and repaired and is still highly reliable transportation. The A/C compressor cracked about three years ago, but repair would have been more than the car was worth. Other than this, routine maintenance has been its only demand. Now in its golden years, cosmetic items are breaking and wearing, but it still fulfills its mission: reliable transportation! A great value!
New engine and transmission mounting system cut down on noise and vibration, according to Saturn. Passenger compartments get added acoustic insulation. Alloy wheels are redesigned. Inside, the seatbelt retractors and climate controls get slight revisions to improve ease of use. The SC and SL2 get a new 135-mph speedometer, and leather seat upholstery is now an option on these models.