1st Generation (2000—2000) LS2 Problems

This generations ranks 31st out of 36 Saturn generations in reliability and is generally a good bet. Owners have the most complaints about the transmission (33%), hvac (16%), and the engine (16%). We've listed some of the most recent complaints below, see them all on CarComplaints.com.

  1. Cracked Solenoid 1 complaints at an average of 50,000 miles in the 2000 Saturn LS2.
  2. Ac Compressor Died 1 complaints at an average of 68,000 miles in the 2000 Saturn LS2.
  3. Hole in Muffler 1 complaints at an average of 70,000 miles in the 2000 Saturn LS2.

What LS2 Year is Most Reliable?

Generations are a good baseline for prediciting reliability, but there will almost always be year-to-year differences. We've calculated a reliability score for each model year within this generation, but we've based that score on how the model year compares to all Saturn model years.

Watch out for the 2000 model year which has the highest PainRank™ score in this generation.

Year Complaints Recalls TSBs PainRank (?)
2000 6 0 0 5.39

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