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2003 Saturn L-Series

2003 Saturn L-Series Sedan
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The L-Series denotes Saturn's line of midsize sedans and wagons. Both fit into the 'value' class of vehicles, offering all the practical features customers want without an unnecessarily inflated price tag.

For 2003, Saturn manufacturers took a fine-tooth comb over last year's model, resulting in a restyled interior and a new-look exterior design. Since its introduction in 2000, the L-Series has steadily evolved, and the latest version continues the trend with fresh innovations and a new set of features.

Available Models
The 2003 Saturn L-Series comes in both sedan and wagon body types. Sedans are offered in L200 and L300 trims, while wagons are similarly divided into LW200 and LW300 trims.

Interior Features
Both the sedan and the wagon have four doors and can seat five. Naturally, the wagon's more spacious interior gives it a greater degree of cargo-carrying flexibility. The result is a total cargo volume of 79 cubic feet.

Entry-level L200 models receive the following standard features: air conditioning, an interior air filter, power steering, a tilt steering wheel, cruise control, cloth upholstery, a center console, cupholders, power mirrors, windows and door locks, remote keyless entry, an AM/FM/CD player, a digital clock and more. Uplevel 300 models only add more power.

Exterior Features
The 2003 Saturn L-Series is given jewel-like headlamps and taillamps, plus a number of chrome touches for a more refined look. In addition to the distinctive taillamps, the back end of the 2003 Saturn L-Series sedan also features a new, more substantial-looking fascia.

The two-pronged engine lineup for the 2003 Saturn L-Series is split along trim lines. Both the Saturn L200 sedan and the Saturn LW200 wagon come with a 2.2-liter 4-cylinder engine that produces 135 horsepower at 5200 rpm and 142 lb-ft. of torque at 4400 rpm. 300 models are equipped with a strong 3.0-liter V6 engine that delivers 182 horsepower at 5600 rpm and 190 lb-ft. of torque at 3600 rpm.

The 4-cylinder engine is mated to either 4-speed automatic transmission or 5-speed manual transmission. With the V6, only 4-speed automatic is offered.

Safety and Security
The 2003 Saturn L-Series is one of the few models in its class with standard head-curtain airbags. Additional standard safety equipment includes dual front airbags, daytime running lights and an emergency inside trunk release. Antilock brakes can be added for a small fee. .

New for the 2003 Saturn L-Series

Refreshed exterior and interior styling
Redesigned front end includes: wrap-around projector beam headlamps with visible optics and chrome trim; optional fog lamp with chrome bezels integrated into new fascia; larger grille, and raised hood
Revised, three-dimensional-appearing Saturn badge with chrome frame and richer red color
Redesigned back end includes: new taillamps on sedan; revised fascia, and chrome strip that replaces horizontal red appliqué across deck lid (sedan)
Rocker panels, and lower sections of front and rear fascias are body-colored
Spring heights raised 9mm in front, lowered 8mm in rear
16-inch five-spoke alloy wheel standard on L300 / LW 300, optional on L200 / LW200
16-inch chrome clad wheel optional on all models
Revisions to interior include: brushed nickel finish on radio/HVAC and PRNDL trim plates; silver faceplates in instrument cluster, and European-style seat upholstery

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Fast Stats
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Ecotec 2.2L I4
3.0L V6
135 @ 5200
182 @ 5600
4-speed auto
5-speed manual
MPG: City/Hwy
 I4 Manual: 25/33
 I4 Auto: 24/32
V6 Auto: 20/29

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