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Selected Style 4-Door Sedan SL Series I
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Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
4-Door Sedan SL Series I 22 32 $13,930 $15,225
2-Door Coupe SC Series I 22 32 $14,113 $15,425
2-Door Coupe SC Series II 22 32 $15,532 $16,975
4-Door Sedan
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Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
2-Door Coupe Gran Sport SC 20 29 $15,091 $15,970
4-Door Sedan Gran Sport SC 20 29 $15,091 $15,970
2-Door Coupe Custom SG 20 29 $16,461 $17,420
2-Door Coupe 22 32 $15,091 $15,970
4-Door Sedan 22 32 $15,091 $15,970
4-Door Sedan Custom SG 20 29 $16,461 $17,420
2-Door Coupe Gran Sport SH 20 29 $17,028 $18,020
4-Door Sedan Gran Sport SH 20 29 $17,028 $18,020
Pricing
Invoice Price
$13,930
$15,091
Manufacturer Suggested Retail Price
$15,225
$15,970
Monthly Payment Estimate
$254 / month
$266 / month
Dealer Price Quotes
The Car Connection's Take
TCC Rating
Fuel Economy
Fuel Economy - City 22 mpg 22 mpg
Fuel Economy - Highway 32 mpg 32 mpg
Vehicle
EPA Classification Compact Compact
Interior Dimensions
Second Head Room (in) 37.0 37.0
Passenger Capacity 5 6
Second Shoulder Room (in) 52.2 52.3
Front Leg Room (in) 43.1 43.1
Front Hip Room (in) 49.2 49.6
Second Leg Room (in) 34.9 33.4
Front Head Room (in) 37.8 37.8
Passenger Volume (ft³) 88.2 89.4
Second Hip Room (in) 50.2 50.9
Front Shoulder Room (in) 52.2 52.2
Exterior Dimensions
Min Ground Clearance (in) 5.7 5.7
Length, Overall (in) 187.8 189.2
Height, Overall (in) 53.5 53.6
Track Width, Rear (in) 55.3 55.3
Wheelbase (in) 103.4 103.4
Liftover Height (in) 26.1 28.1
Width, Max w/o mirrors (in) 68.1 67.6
Track Width, Front (in) 55.8 55.8
Cargo Area Dimensions
Trunk Volume (ft³) 14.0 13.3
Brakes
Disc - Rear (Yes or ) NA NA
Rear Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in) NA NA
Brake Type Power Power
Rear Drum Diam x Width (in) 7.87 x 1.77 7.87 x 1.77
Disc - Front (Yes or ) Yes Yes
Front Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in) 10.2 x 0.79 10.2 x 0.79
Drum - Rear (Yes or ) Yes Yes
Brake ABS System 4-Wheel 4 Wheel
Fuel Tank
Fuel Tank Capacity, Approx (gal) 15.2 15.2
Steering
Steering Ratio (:1), Overall 13.96 13.96
Turning Diameter - Curb to Curb (ft) 35.3 35.3
Steering Type Power Rack & Pinion Power
Lock to Lock Turns (Steering) 2.33 2.33
Turning Diameter - Wall to Wall (ft) 37.2 37.2
Tires
Front Tire Size P195/65R15 P195/70R14
Spare Tire Size T115/70D14 T115/70D14
Front Tire Order Code NA NA
Spare Tire Order Code NA NA
Rear Tire Size P195/65R15 P195/70R14
Rear Tire Order Code NA NA
Trailering
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs) 1000 N/A
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs) NA N/A
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs) 100 N/A
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs) NA N/A
Weight Information
Base Curb Weight (lbs) 2921 2965
Wheels
Spare Wheel Size (in) 14 x 4 14 x 4
Rear Wheel Material Steel Steel
Rear Wheel Size (in) 15 x 6 14 x 6
Front Wheel Material Steel Steel
Spare Wheel Material Steel Steel
Front Wheel Size (in) 15 x 6 14 x 6
Cooling System
Total Cooling System Capacity (qts) 10.4 10.4
Electrical
Maximum Alternator Capacity (amps) 105 105
Cold Cranking Amps @ 0° F (Primary) 600 600
Engine
Engine Type Gas L4 Gas L4
Fuel System SFI MFI
SAE Net Torque @ RPM 150 @ 4400 155 @ 4400
Engine Order Code LD9 LD9
Displacement 2.4L/146 2.4L/146
SAE Net Horsepower @ RPM 150 @ 5600 150 @ 5600
Mileage
EPA Fuel Economy Est - Hwy (MPG) 32 32
EPA Fuel Economy Est - City (MPG) 22 22
Transmission
Second Gear Ratio (:1) 1.57 1.57
Trans Order Code MX0 NA
Final Drive Axle Ratio (:1) 3.42 3.42
Fourth Gear Ratio (:1) 0.71 0.71
Trans Description Cont. Automatic w/OD, Automatic w/OD,
Sixth Gear Ratio (:1) NA NA
First Gear Ratio (:1) 2.92 2.90
Clutch Size (in) NA NA
Third Gear Ratio (:1) 1.00 1.00
Trans Type 4 4
Fifth Gear Ratio (:1) NA NA
Seventh Gear Ratio (:1) NA NA
Trans Description Cont. Again Electronic Electronic
Drivetrain Front Wheel Drive Front Wheel Drive
Reverse Ratio (:1) 2.39 2.39
Summary
Body Style 4 Door Sedan 4 Dr Sdn
Vehicle Name Oldsmobile Achieva Buick Skylark
Suspension
Stabilizer Bar Diameter - Front (in) 0.87 0.87
Suspension Type - Rear Trailing Axle Trailing Arm
Suspension Type - Rear (Cont.) w/Coil Springs w/Twist Beam
Shock Absorber Diameter - Rear (mm) 25 25
Suspension Type - Front MacPherson Strut MacPherson Strut
Stabilizer Bar Diameter - Rear (in) 0.71 0.51
Suspension Type - Front (Cont.) w/Coil Springs w/Coil Spring
Shock Absorber Diameter - Front (mm) 32 32
 
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