Saturn SL1 - Problems, Statistics, and Analysis

Saturn SL1 owners have reported a total of 478 problems for their cars built in the 7 model years listed in the chart below. The chart shows the number of problems reported across all service years for each given model year of the Saturn SL1. The 1996 Saturn SL1 cars have the most problems reported (151 problems).

Table 1. Total number of problems by model year for Saturn SL1

Model Year Number of Problems
  2002 SL1
44
  2001 SL1
37
  2000 SL1
47
  1999 SL1
64
  1998 SL1
56
  1997 SL1
79
  1996 SL1
151

  Common problems of Saturn SL1

The following chart shows the 22 most common problems for Saturn SL1 cars. The number one most common problem is related to the vehicle's engine and engine cooling (96 problems). The second most common problem is related to the vehicle's power train (65 problems).

Table 2. Common problems of Saturn SL1

Problem Category Number of Problems
  Engine And Engine Cooling
96
  Power Train
65
  Electrical System
54
  Service Brakes
52
  Air Bag
35
  Tire
24
  Vehicle Speed Control
19
  Visibility
19
  Seats
18
  Gasoline Fuel System
16
   
  Structure
14
  Steering
14
  Seat Belt
13
  Exterior Lighting
8
  Suspension
8
  Unknown Or Other
6
  Parking Brake
5
  Equipment
4
  Other Fuel System
4
  Child Seat
2
  Air Brake
1
  Interior Lighting
1


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