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Selected Style 2-Door Coupe GX
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Body Style

Trim

Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
2-Door Coupe GX 22 30 $15,291 $16,355
4-Door Sedan GX 22 30 $15,291 $16,355
2-Door Coupe GL 22 30 $16,822 $18,385
4-Door Sedan GL 22 30 $16,474 $18,005
2-Door Coupe GLS 20 28 $18,982 $20,975
4-Door Sedan GLS 20 28 $18,982 $20,975
3-Door Coupe I4
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Engine

Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
3-Door Coupe I4 24 34 $14,977 $16,390
3-Door Coupe V6 19 28 $15,422 $16,890
Pricing
Invoice Price
$15,291
$14,977
Manufacturer Suggested Retail Price
$16,355
$16,390
Monthly Payment Estimate
$273 / month
$273 / month
Dealer Price Quotes
The Car Connection's Take
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Fuel Economy
Fuel Economy - City 22 mpg 24 mpg
Fuel Economy - Highway 30 mpg 34 mpg
Vehicle
EPA Classification Compact Compact
Interior Dimensions
Passenger Capacity 5 4
Second Shoulder Room (in) 55.4 51.3
Front Leg Room (in) 42.1 42.6
Front Hip Room (in) 50.9 - TBD -
Second Leg Room (in) 36.2 33.2
Front Head Room (in) 38.3 37.8
Passenger Volume (ft³) 86.7 84.2
Second Hip Room (in) 51.4 - TBD -
Front Shoulder Room (in) 53.6 53.9
Second Head Room (in) 36.9 34.7
Exterior Dimensions
Height, Overall (in) 54.5 52.2
Track Width, Rear (in) 59.3 58.7
Wheelbase (in) 107.0 106.4
Liftover Height (in) 28.5 - TBD -
Width, Max w/o mirrors (in) 70.1 69.6
Track Width, Front (in) 59.0 59.3
Min Ground Clearance (in) 4.4 - TBD -
Length, Overall (in) 186.7 185.0
Cargo Area Dimensions
Trunk Volume (ft³) 13.9 14.5
Brakes
Disc - Rear (Yes or ) Yes NA
Rear Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in) 10.9 x 0.4 NA
Brake Type Power Power
Rear Drum Diam x Width (in) NA 8.0 x 1.5
Disc - Front (Yes or ) Yes Yes
Front Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in) 10.8 x 1.0 10.25 x 0.94
Drum - Rear (Yes or ) NA Yes
Brake ABS System 4-Wheel NA
Fuel Tank
Fuel Tank Capacity, Approx (gal) 15.0 16.0
Steering
Turning Diameter - Curb to Curb (ft) 35.3 37.0
Steering Type Power Rack & Pinion Pwr Rack & Pinion
Lock to Lock Turns (Steering) 2.33 - TBD -
Turning Diameter - Wall to Wall (ft) 37.2 - TBD -
Steering Ratio (:1), Overall 13.96 15.5
Tires
Spare Tire Size T125/70D15 T125/90R15
Front Tire Order Code NA T35
Spare Tire Order Code NA NA
Rear Tire Size P215/60SR15 P205/60R15
Rear Tire Order Code NA T35
Front Tire Size P215/60SR15 P205/60R15
Trailering
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs) NA N/A
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs) 100 100
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs) NA N/A
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs) 1000 1000
Weight Information
Base Curb Weight (lbs) 3027 2829
Wheels
Rear Wheel Material Steel Aluminum
Rear Wheel Size (in) 15 x 6.0 15 x 6.0
Front Wheel Material Steel Aluminum
Spare Wheel Material Steel - TBD -
Front Wheel Size (in) 15 x 6.0 15 x 6.0
Spare Wheel Size (in) 15 x 4 15 x -TBD-
Cooling System
Total Cooling System Capacity (qts) 10.4 7.0
Electrical
Maximum Alternator Capacity (amps) 102 105
Cold Cranking Amps @ 0° F (Primary) 600 590
Engine
Fuel System SFI SEFI
SAE Net Torque @ RPM 155 @ 4400 130 @ 4000
Engine Order Code LD9 993
Displacement 2.4L/146 2.0L/121
SAE Net Horsepower @ RPM 150 @ 5600 125 @ 5500
Engine Type Gas L4 Gas I4
Mileage
EPA Fuel Economy Est - Hwy (MPG) 30 34
EPA Fuel Economy Est - City (MPG) 22 24
Transmission
Final Drive Axle Ratio (:1) 3.42 3.82
Fourth Gear Ratio (:1) 0.68 1.03
Trans Description Cont. Automatic w/OD, Manual w/OD
Sixth Gear Ratio (:1) NA NA
First Gear Ratio (:1) 2.96 3.42
Clutch Size (in) NA 9.5
Third Gear Ratio (:1) 1.00 1.45
Trans Type 4 5
Fifth Gear Ratio (:1) NA 0.77
Trans Description Cont. Again Electronic NA
Drivetrain Front Wheel Drive Front Wheel Drive
Reverse Ratio (:1) 2.13 3.46
Second Gear Ratio (:1) 1.63 2.14
Trans Order Code MX0 445
Seventh Gear Ratio (:1) - NA
Summary
Body Style 2 Door Coupe 3 Door Coupe
Vehicle Name Oldsmobile Alero Mercury Cougar
Suspension
Suspension Type - Rear Tri-Link Indep Quadralink
Suspension Type - Rear (Cont.) w/Coil Springs w/Coil Springs
Shock Absorber Diameter - Rear (mm) 32 32
Suspension Type - Front MacPherson Strut MacPherson Strut
Stabilizer Bar Diameter - Rear (in) 0.60 0.63
Suspension Type - Front (Cont.) w/Coil Springs w/Coil Springs
Shock Absorber Diameter - Front (mm) 32 32
Stabilizer Bar Diameter - Front (in) 0.94 Hollow 0.79
 
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