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Selected Style 4-Door Sedan GX
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Trim

Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
2-Door Coupe GX 21 32 $16,091 $17,210
2-Door Coupe GL1 21 32 $17,197 $18,795
2-Door Coupe GL2 21 32 $18,025 $19,700
2-Door Coupe GL4 21 32 $17,037 $18,620
2-Door Coupe GLS 21 32 $20,081 $22,190
4-Door Sedan GX 21 32 $16,091 $17,210
4-Door Sedan GL1 21 32 $17,197 $18,795
4-Door Sedan GL2 21 32 $18,025 $19,700
4-Door Sedan GL4 21 32 $17,037 $18,620
4-Door Sedan GLS 21 32 $19,878 $21,965
4-Door Sedan GL Manual
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Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
4-Door Sedan Manual GL 24 31 $15,228 $16,700
4-Door Sedan Automatic GL 22 29 $16,092 $17,575
4-Door Sedan TDI Manual GL 42 49 $16,764 $17,995
4-Door Sedan TDI Automatic GL 34 45 $17,913 $19,180
4-Door Sedan Manual GLS 24 31 $16,087 $17,650
4-Door Sedan Automatic GLS 22 29 $16,951 $18,525
4-Door Sedan Turbo Manual GLS 25 31 $17,486 $19,200
4-Door Sedan Turbo Automatic GLS 23 29 $18,350 $20,075
4-Door Sedan GLS Wolfsburg 25 31 $17,713 $19,450
4-Door Sedan TDI Manual GLS 42 49 $17,414 $18,700
4-Door Sedan TDI Automatic GLS 34 45 $18,565 $19,885
4-Door Sedan V6 Manual GLS 19 28 $18,164 $19,950
4-Door Sedan V6 Automatic GLS 19 26 $19,028 $20,825
4-Door Sedan V6 Manual GLX 19 28 $22,094 $24,300
4-Door Sedan V6 Automatic GLX 19 26 $22,958 $25,175
4-Door Wagon Manual GLS 24 31 $16,944 $18,600
4-Door Wagon Automatic GLS 22 29 $17,808 $19,475
4-Door Wagon V6 Manual GLS 19 28 $19,022 $20,900
4-Door Wagon V6 Automatic GLS 19 26 $19,886 $21,775
4-Door Wagon V6 Manual GLX 19 28 $23,087 $25,400
4-Door Wagon V6 Automatic GLX 19 26 $23,951 $26,275
Pricing
Invoice Price
$16,091
$15,228
Manufacturer Suggested Retail Price
$17,210
$16,700
Monthly Payment Estimate
$287 / month
$278 / month
Dealer Price Quotes
The Car Connection's Take
TCC Rating Read Our Full Review
Fuel Economy
Fuel Economy - City 21 mpg 24 mpg
Fuel Economy - Highway 32 mpg 31 mpg
Vehicle
EPA Classification Compact Compact
Interior Dimensions
Front Leg Room (in) 42.2 41.3
Front Hip Room (in) 50.9 - TBD -
Second Leg Room (in) 35.5 - TBD -
Front Head Room (in) 38.4 38.7
Passenger Volume (ft³) 91.0 88
Second Hip Room (in) 51.5 - TBD -
Front Shoulder Room (in) 53.6 53.7
Second Head Room (in) 37.0 37.2
Passenger Capacity 5 5
Second Shoulder Room (in) 52.6 52.9
Exterior Dimensions
Track Width, Rear (in) 59.3 58.8
Wheelbase (in) 107.0 98.9
Liftover Height (in) 28.1 - TBD -
Width, Max w/o mirrors (in) 70.1 68.3
Track Width, Front (in) 59.1 - TBD -
Min Ground Clearance (in) 5.0 - TBD -
Length, Overall (in) 186.7 172.3
Height, Overall (in) 54.5 56.9
Cargo Area Dimensions
Trunk Volume (ft³) 14.6 13.0
Brakes
Rear Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in) 10.9 x 0.4 9.1 x - TBD -
Brake Type Pwr Pwr-Assisted
Rear Drum Diam x Width (in) NA NA
Disc - Front (Yes or ) Yes Yes
Front Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in) 10.9 x 1.0 11.0 x - TBD -
Drum - Rear (Yes or ) NA NA
Brake ABS System 4-Wheel Four-Wheel
Disc - Rear (Yes or ) Yes Yes
Fuel Tank
Fuel Tank Capacity, Approx (gal) 14.3 14.5
Steering
Steering Type Pwr Rack & Pinion Pwr Rack & Pinion
Lock to Lock Turns (Steering) 2.6 3.0
Turning Diameter - Wall to Wall (ft) 37.2 - TBD -
Steering Ratio (:1), Overall 14.7 15.6
Turning Diameter - Curb to Curb (ft) 35.1 35.8
Tires
Spare Tire Order Code NA NA
Rear Tire Size P215/60R15 P195/65HR15
Rear Tire Order Code NA NA
Front Tire Size P215/60R15 P195/65HR15
Spare Tire Size T125/70D15 P195/65HR15
Front Tire Order Code NA NA
Trailering
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs) N/A N/A
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs) N/A N/A
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs) N/A N/A
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs) N/A N/A
Weight Information
Base Curb Weight (lbs) 3026 2853
Wheels
Rear Wheel Size (in) 15 x 6.0 15 x 6.0
Front Wheel Material Steel Steel
Spare Wheel Material Steel Steel
Front Wheel Size (in) 15 x 6.0 15 x 6.0
Spare Wheel Size (in) 15 x -TBD- 15 x 6.0
Rear Wheel Material Steel Steel
Cooling System
Total Cooling System Capacity (qts) 10.0 5.8
Electrical
Maximum Alternator Capacity (amps) 102 90
Cold Cranking Amps @ 0° F (Primary) 600 - TBD -
Engine
SAE Net Torque @ RPM 155 @ 4400 122 @ 2600
Engine Order Code LD9 NA
Displacement 2.4L/146 2.0L/121
SAE Net Horsepower @ RPM 150 @ 5600 115 @ 5200
Engine Type Gas L4 Gas I4
Fuel System SMPI SMPI
Mileage
EPA Fuel Economy Est - Hwy (MPG) 32 31
EPA Fuel Economy Est - City (MPG) 21 24
Transmission
Sixth Gear Ratio (:1) NA NA
First Gear Ratio (:1) 2.96 3.78
Clutch Size (in) NA - TBD -
Third Gear Ratio (:1) 1.00 1.36
Trans Type 4 5
Fifth Gear Ratio (:1) NA 0.84
Trans Description Cont. Again Electronic NA
Drivetrain Front Wheel Drive Front-Wheel Drive
Reverse Ratio (:1) 2.14 3.06
Second Gear Ratio (:1) 1.62 2.12
Trans Order Code MX0 NA
Final Drive Axle Ratio (:1) 3.42 4.24
Fourth Gear Ratio (:1) 0.68 1.03
Trans Description Cont. Automatic w/OD, Manual w/OD
Seventh Gear Ratio (:1) - NA
Summary
Body Style 4 Door Sedan 4 Door Sedan GL
Vehicle Name Oldsmobile Alero Volkswagen Jetta
Suspension
Suspension Type - Rear (Cont.) Tri-Link Torsion-Beam
Shock Absorber Diameter - Rear (mm) 32 - TBD -
Suspension Type - Front MacPherson Strut Independent
Stabilizer Bar Diameter - Rear (in) 0.60 - TBD -
Suspension Type - Front (Cont.) w/Coil Springs MacPherson Strut
Shock Absorber Diameter - Front (mm) 32 - TBD -
Stabilizer Bar Diameter - Front (in) 0.94 Hollow - TBD -
Suspension Type - Rear MacPherson Strut Independent
 
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