Used 2002 Honda S2000

2002 Honda S2000
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2002 Honda S2000

Pros

  • Agile chassis, rev-happy engine, minimalist design, optional hardtop.

Cons

  • Not much low-end torque, no passenger airbag cut-off switch.

Used 2002 Honda S2000 for Sale

Honda S2000 2002 2dr Roadster (2.0L 4cyl 6M)
116,927 miles
Used 2002
Honda S2000
Base
List$11,999
Est.Loan: $245/mo
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$300 Below Market
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Dealer Notes
Please call us at 844-820-4128 with any questions you may have! This vehicle is Maryland state inspected. We do not charge reconditioning or inspection fees. Suzuka Blue Metallic 2002 Honda S2000 RWD 6-Speed Manual with Overdrive 2.0L I4 SMPI DOHC 2D Convertible, 6-Speed Manual with Overdrive, AM/FM Stereo w/CD, Bluetooth, Front 16 x 6.5 Alloy Wheels, High-Intensity Discharge Headlights, Leather Seat Trim, Remote keyless entry. Recent Arrival! 26/20 Highway/City MPG** Please submit your information for additional details or to schedule your test drive today! Baltimore's Largest volume Honda dealer and the area's only President's Award Dealer.
Honda S2000 2002 2dr Roadster (2.0L 4cyl 6M)
115,991 miles
Used 2002
Honda S2000
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Edmunds' Expert Review

A sports car that makes few compromises, the 2002 Honda S2000 is one of the more visceral cars sold in America. And yes, that's a good thing.

vehicle overview

It's all about that little red button. Located on the left side of the driver's console and labeled "engine start," the button reflects the racing heritage found on the S2000 roadster.

Honda's two-seat, open-topped roadster is based on the SSM concept car first shown at the 1995 Tokyo Motor Show. Designed to be fun to drive, the S2000 uses a front-engine, rear-wheel-drive configuration. As is often the case with Honda's performance vehicles, the S2000 contains many technological advances that will surely trickle down to less-expensive models as time rolls by.

The centerpiece is a 2.0-liter DOHC four-cylinder engine. It is equipped with an updated version of Honda's VTEC system, which can alter both valve timing and valve lift. The VTEC system allows the engine to produce maximum power while still being tractable enough for urban driving. If you need proof of Honda's technological prowess, look no further than the specifications: 240 horsepower at 8,300 rpm and 153 pound-feet of torque at 7,500 rpm. Twist the key, hit the red start button, and the engine will give you the highest specific output (120 horsepower per liter) of any normally aspirated mass-production engine in the world. It will also spin to speeds that most other engines would choke on -- redline is 8,900 rpm. If this still isn't impressive enough, Honda also says that the engine will meet low-emission vehicle status.

Power is routed though a six-speed close-ratio transmission that has been updated for 2002 to provide smoother and quieter shifts. As with most Honda manual shifters, the feel is excellent and throws are very short. A Torsen limited-slip differential for the rear axle is standard equipment.

Honda's expertise is also evident in the S2000's responsive handling. The exceptionally rigid chassis has an ideal 50/50 front-to-rear weight distribution. Both the suspension and power steering systems are unique designs. The suspension is a four-wheel double-wishbone type with a racing-inspired "in-wheel" design. And in place of conventional hydraulic power steering, the S2000 uses an electrically assisted system. This makes the steering feel much more responsive.

Visually, the S2000 is compact and angular. The convertible top is power-operated, and Honda has replaced the plastic rear window with a defroster-equipped glass window for 2002. An optional aluminum hardtop, which can be retrofitted to all S2000s, became available mid-way through the 2001 model year.

There is only one version of the S2000, so all cars get 16-inch wheels and high-intensity discharge headlights as standard equipment. For occupant safety, Honda says it has designed the car to absorb as much crash energy as possible. It also has installed seatbelts with load limiters and pre-tensioners, driver and passenger airbags and roll bars. Inside, the S2000 comes with air conditioning, a digital instrument panel, a CD audio system and leather seats.

Honda's roadster provides an excellent alternative to the Audi TT, BMW Z3, Mercedes-Benz SLK and Porsche Boxster. Out of that group, the S2000 is the most performance-oriented. It's not as apt at city use, nor does it have the prestige that comes with owning a car emblazoned with a German marque. But for a visceral (and less-expensive) driving experience, the S2000 is the car to get.

2002 Highlights

For 2002, Honda has added a glass rear window with a defroster, an improved transmission and a more powerful audio system. There are also a handful of minor changes that only '00-'01 S2000 owners would notice, such as chrome-bezel taillights, an upgraded center console, door panel net storage pockets, a new shifter knob, an aluminum-accented foot rest and silver trim interior accents. There's also a new color for 2002: Suzuka Blue.

Top consumer reviews

Read what other owners think about the 2002 Honda S2000.

Fun for a ride , Don't Take it home
sportscarnut,03/10/2002
only for the sadist on anything longer than a 15 minute trip no heated mirrors uncomfortable seats no concept of sound deadening (don't try more than 35 with a cell phone even with top up) Quick if revved right/dog if not (153 ft lb of torque even though 240 horse) Ever wonder why you see so many of these advertized used even though only 5000 of these made per year? Turfed this one out for vette, lost my shorts on it but my best descision with this car was cutting it loose.
S2000 is the car for soo many reasons.
SaxJonz,10/18/2003
I love this car. Not very practical for a daily driver but what a blast to drive! This car drives so much better than a Z3 M6 handling, acceleration, shifting, looks. People always stare when they see this car. Even Porsche owners look and feel a twinge of regret.
The Cars I Missed Buying Rolled Into One
Crabby Guy,06/21/2003
It's just not possible to go 100 feet in my S2000 without breaking into an ear-to-ear grin that lasts for hours after leaving the car. This is truly, by design, a racing car. The S2000 does not really handle like a car--it's somewhere between a go- cart and a motorcyle. The engine is perfectly satisfactory up to 5000 RPM for driving in even stop-and-go traffic. From 5000 to red line at 9000, you go into warp drive. I missed buying a Porsche Speedster and a 356SC, I turned down a great deal on a 289 Cobra, and I passed on a Lotus Super 7. They are all in the S2000 with the reliability of a Honda. I will keep this car for the rest of my life.
Miata on Steroids
TMorrow,04/09/2002
To anyone interested in buying the S- 2000.It does have some short comings in creature comforts. However, it is the most fun I've had in any of my 13 cars. It is almost like a four wheeled motorcycle.If you can find one, drive it. If you have to pay over MSRP, do it. I did and I sell them. It's worth it. Break it in right.This is the highest quality Honda I have ever seen and I've been around them since my '88 CRX Si. I traded cars with my friend Jorge, for a day, and his Boxster is no match....Don't bither spending $10,000 more for a Boxster / SLK / TT, etc...The M-Roadster has a little more guts, but the S-2000 makes it all up in the corners.
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Features & Specs

MPG
18 city / 24 hwy
Seats 2
6-speed manual
Gas
240 hp @ 8300 rpm
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The Used 2002 Honda S2000 is offered in the following submodels: . Available styles include , and 2dr Roadster (2.0L 4cyl 6M).

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