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2002 BMW 745
“Interior manages to be serious and yet provide enough warmth.” — Road & Track   See More Reviews
4.0 
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2002 Mercedes-Benz C240
“The trunk/cargo bay is as nicely detailed as the rest of the interior.” — New Car Test Drive   See More Reviews
4.0 
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2002 Mercedes-Benz CL500
“The CL features an Active Body Control suspension system that minimizes body motions while cornering by using hydraulic springs to keep the car level.” — Car and Driver   See More Reviews
4.0 
1
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2002 Mercedes-Benz E320
4.0 
1
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2002 Mercedes-Benz E430
4.0 
1
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2002 Mercedes-Benz S430
“Virtually every convenience imaginable, from massaging front seats to electric door-close assists, and the most sophisticated passenger-car safety technology money can buy.” — New Car Test Drive   See More Reviews
4.0 
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2002 Mercedes-Benz S500
“Virtually every convenience imaginable, from massaging front seats to electric door-close assists, and the most sophisticated passenger-car safety technology money can buy.” — New Car Test Drive   See More Reviews
4.0 
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2002 Audi A8
3.7 
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2002 Audi A6
“The 3.0-liter engine is silky smooth and has been tuned for a pleasant exhaust note.” — AutoWeek   See More Reviews
3.5 
3
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2002 Audi allroad
“Plus, the 2.7-liter twin-turbo V-6 engine makes 250 horsepower - enough to reach 60 mph in a plenty-quick 7.7 seconds.” — Car and Driver   See More Reviews
3.5 
3
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2002 BMW 325
“Handsome...and destined to age well.” — Road & Track   See More Reviews
3.5 
3
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2002 BMW 330
“Functional and understated, this is simply one of the best interiors available.” — AutoWeek   See More Reviews
3.5 
3
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2002 BMW 525
3.5 
3
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2002 BMW 530
3.5 
3
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2002 BMW 540
3.5 
3
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2002 Jaguar X-TYPE
“Over several hundred miles behind the wheel of an X-Type, the rigidity of the chassis, build quality and quiet cabin all impressed us as true near-luxury sedan stuff.” — AutoWeek   See More Reviews
3.5 
3
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2002 Lexus LS 430
“Switch on the massaging, heated rear seats and you'll never want to get out.” — Motor Trend   See More Reviews
3.5 
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2002 Audi A4
“Whisper-quiet interior” — Edmunds.com   See More Reviews
3.2 
4
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2002 Cadillac DeVille
“The overall interior design isn't up to the standards of the DeVille's European or Japanese competition, but the majority of the controls are easy to decipher, and build quality is generally good, if not exceptional.” — Edmunds.com   See More Reviews
3.2 
4
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2002 Lexus GS 300
“The interior is a tasteful, calm, whisper-quiet environment in which to do your driving business.” — American Woman Road and Travel   See More Reviews
3.2 
4
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2002 Lexus GS 430
“The interior is a tasteful, calm, whisper-quiet environment in which to do your driving business.” — American Woman Road and Travel   See More Reviews
3.2 
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2002 Acura RL
“The 3.5RL follows Acura's successful formula of providing a long list of standard luxury features in a single model. The only option is a navigation system.” — Car and Driver   See More Reviews
3.0 
5
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2002 INFINITI Q45
“It's balanced well for driving on twisting roads and it's very stable at high speeds. Its ride quality is firm yet sophisticated.” — New Car Test Drive   See More Reviews
3.0 
5
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2002 Jaguar S-TYPE
“Slathered in real wood and sumptuous leather, the Jaguar S-Type's interior has few competitors that are as opulently trimmed.” — Edmunds.com   See More Reviews
3.0 
5
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2002 Lexus IS 300
“Inside the beltline is low, letting in lots of light and a great view.” — Car and Driver   See More Reviews
3.0 
5
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2002 Lincoln LS
“Plunk down $30,000 to $40,000, and you get a well-mannered sedan with a domestic nameplate, with your choice of V6 or V8 power, and plenty of room for four adults.” — Edmunds.com   See More Reviews
3.0 
5
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2002 Saab 9-5
“Each [trim level] has a distinct personality, with individual interior styles, different performance levels, and different price points to suit the priorities of their buyers.” — New Car Test Drive   See More Reviews
3.0 
5
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2002 Volvo S60
“The heating, ventilation and air conditioning controls are well designed and easy to operate, with big buttons that use Volvo's clever metaphoric design to direct the airflow.” — New Car Test Drive   See More Reviews
3.0 
5
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2002 Volvo S80
“Contrasting tones, a floating center stack housing the climate controls and high-end audio system interface, outstanding seats, it all combines to form an impression of refined, curated elegance” — The Car Connection   See More Reviews
3.0 
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2002 Cadillac Seville
2.7 
6
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2002 Oldsmobile Aurora
2.7 
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2002 Jaguar XJ8
2.5 
7
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2002 Jaguar XJR
2.5 
7
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2002 Lincoln Continental
2.5 
7
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2002 Lincoln Town Car
2.5 
7
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2002 Volvo V70
“Occupants are shielded by a safety-cell structure and active seats designed to prevent whiplash injuries. Airbags are positioned ahead, beside and above.” — New Car Test Drive   See More Reviews
2.5 
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2002 Acura TL
“The steering is very light at low speed, which makes it easy to handle in crowded parking lots, yet it offers good feedback.” — New Car Test Drive   See More Reviews
2.2 
9
2002 Cadillac Eldorado
1.7 
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2002 Ford Mustang
“Braking performance is robust and fade-free.” — Car and Driver   See More Reviews
1.0 
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2002 Mazda MX-5 Miata
“The six-speed manual makes the Miata more pleasant to drive because the engine doesn't have to rev as high at freeway speeds.” — Automobile   See More Reviews
0.5 
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