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Selected Style 2-Door Coupe GX
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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
Second Head Room (in) 36.9 34.7
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
Exterior Dimensions
Min Ground Clearance (in) 4.4 - TBD -
Length, Overall (in) 186.7 185.0
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
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
Steering Ratio (:1), Overall 13.96 15.5
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 -
Tires
Front Tire Size P215/60SR15 P205/60R15
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
Trailering
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs) 1000 1000
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
Weight Information
Base Curb Weight (lbs) 3027 2829
Wheels
Spare Wheel Size (in) 15 x 4 15 x -TBD-
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
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
Engine Type Gas L4 Gas I4
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
Mileage
EPA Fuel Economy Est - Hwy (MPG) 30 34
EPA Fuel Economy Est - City (MPG) 22 24
Transmission
Second Gear Ratio (:1) 1.63 2.14
Trans Order Code MX0 445
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
Seventh Gear Ratio (:1) - NA
Summary
Body Style 2 Door Coupe 3 Door Coupe
Vehicle Name Oldsmobile Alero Mercury Cougar
Suspension
Stabilizer Bar Diameter - Front (in) 0.94 Hollow 0.79
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
 
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