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Selected Style 4-Door Sedan GX
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Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
2-Door Coupe GX 24 32 $16,647 $17,805
2-Door Coupe GL1 24 32 $18,167 $19,855
2-Door Coupe GL2 20 29 $19,288 $21,080
2-Door Coupe GLS 20 29 $20,267 $22,395
4-Door Sedan GX 24 32 $16,647 $17,805
4-Door Sedan GL1 24 32 $17,938 $19,605
4-Door Sedan GL2 20 29 $19,288 $21,080
4-Door Sedan GLS 20 29 $20,041 $22,145
4-Door Sedan GL Manual
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Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
4-Door Sedan Manual GL 24 31 $15,364 $16,850
4-Door Sedan Automatic GL 23 29 $16,228 $17,725
4-Door Sedan TDI Manual GL 42 49 $16,902 $18,145
4-Door Sedan TDI Automatic GL 34 45 $18,052 $19,330
4-Door Sedan Manual GLS 24 31 $16,312 $17,900
4-Door Sedan Automatic GLS 23 29 $17,176 $18,775
4-Door Sedan Turbo Manual GLS 24 31 $17,803 $19,550
4-Door Sedan Turbo Automatic GLS 22 29 $18,876 $20,625
4-Door Sedan VR6 Manual GLS 19 28 $18,390 $20,200
4-Door Sedan VR6 Automatic GLS 19 26 $19,254 $21,075
4-Door Sedan TDI Manual GLS 42 49 $17,646 $18,950
4-Door Sedan TDI Automatic GLS 34 45 $18,796 $20,135
4-Door Sedan VR6 Manual GLX 19 28 $22,455 $24,700
4-Door Sedan VR6 Automatic GLX 19 26 $23,319 $25,575
4-Door Sedan VR6 Manual GLI 21 30 $20,874 $22,950
4-Door Sedan VR6 Automatic w/Tiptronic GLX 21 31 $24,477 $26,825
Pricing
Invoice Price
$16,647
$15,364
Manufacturer Suggested Retail Price
$17,805
$16,850
Monthly Payment Estimate
$297 / month
$281 / month
Dealer Price Quotes
The Car Connection's Take
TCC Rating
Fuel Economy
Fuel Economy - City 24 mpg 24 mpg
Fuel Economy - Highway 32 mpg 31 mpg
Vehicle
EPA Classification Compact Compact
Interior Dimensions
Second Head Room (in) 37.5 36.9
Passenger Capacity 5 5
Second Shoulder Room (in) 52.4 52.5
Front Leg Room (in) 42.1 41.5
Front Hip Room (in) 50.9 - TBD -
Second Leg Room (in) 36.3 33.5
Front Head Room (in) 38.3 38.6
Passenger Volume (ft³) 91.0 87
Second Hip Room (in) 50.8 - TBD -
Front Shoulder Room (in) 53.6 53.7
Exterior Dimensions
Min Ground Clearance (in) 5.0 4.1
Length, Overall (in) 186.7 172.3
Height, Overall (in) 54.5 56.7
Track Width, Rear (in) 59.3 58.8
Wheelbase (in) 107.0 98.9
Liftover Height (in) - TBD - - TBD -
Width, Max w/o mirrors (in) 70.1 68.3
Track Width, Front (in) 59.1 59.6
Cargo Area Dimensions
Trunk Volume (ft³) 14.6 13.0
Brakes
Drum - Rear (Yes or ) NA NA
Brake ABS System 4-Wheel 4-Wheel
Disc - Rear (Yes or ) Yes Yes
Rear Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in) 10.9 x 0.4 9.1 x 0.35
Brake Type Pwr Pwr
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 0.87
Fuel Tank
Fuel Tank Capacity, Approx (gal) 14.1 14.5
Steering
Steering Ratio (:1), Overall 14.7 15.6
Turning Diameter - Curb to Curb (ft) 35.1 35.8
Steering Type Pwr Rack & Pinion Pwr Rack & Pinion
Lock to Lock Turns (Steering) 2.6 3.04
Turning Diameter - Wall to Wall (ft) 37.2 - TBD -
Tires
Front Tire Size P215/60R15 P195/65HR15
Spare Tire Size T125/70D15 P195/65HR15
Front Tire Order Code NA NA
Spare Tire Order Code NA NA
Rear Tire Size P215/60R15 P195/65HR15
Rear Tire Order Code NA NA
Trailering
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs) N/A NA
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs) N/A NA
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs) N/A NA
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs) N/A NA
Weight Information
Base Curb Weight (lbs) 3021 2892
Wheels
Spare Wheel Size (in) 15 x -TBD- 15 x 6.0
Rear Wheel Material Steel Steel
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
Cooling System
Total Cooling System Capacity (qts) -TBD- 8.5
Electrical
Maximum Alternator Capacity (amps) -TBD- 70
Cold Cranking Amps @ 0° F (Primary) -TBD- 60
Engine
Engine Type Gas 4-cyl Gas I4
Fuel System SMPI SMPI
SAE Net Torque @ RPM 150 @ 4000 122 @ 2600
Engine Order Code L61 NA
Displacement 2.2L/134 2.0L/121
SAE Net Horsepower @ RPM 140 @ 5600 115 @ 5200
Mileage
EPA Fuel Economy Est - Hwy (MPG) 32 31
EPA Fuel Economy Est - City (MPG) 24 24
Transmission
Drivetrain Front Wheel Drive Front Wheel Drive
Reverse Ratio (:1) -TBD- 3.60
Second Gear Ratio (:1) -TBD- 2.12
Trans Order Code MX0 NA
Final Drive Axle Ratio (:1) 3.91 4.24
Fourth Gear Ratio (:1) -TBD- 1.03
Trans Description Cont. Automatic w/OD Manual w/OD
Sixth Gear Ratio (:1) NA 0.98
First Gear Ratio (:1) -TBD- 3.78
Clutch Size (in) NA - TBD -
Third Gear Ratio (:1) -TBD- 1.36
Trans Type 4 5
Fifth Gear Ratio (:1) NA 0.84
Trans Description Cont. Again NA NA
Seventh Gear Ratio (:1) - NA
Summary
Body Style 4 Door Sedan 4 Door Sedan GL
Vehicle Name Oldsmobile Alero Volkswagen Jetta Sedan
Suspension
Stabilizer Bar Diameter - Front (in) -TBD- 0.91
Suspension Type - Rear MacPherson Strut Independent
Suspension Type - Rear (Cont.) Tri-Link Torsion Beam
Shock Absorber Diameter - Rear (mm) -TBD- - TBD -
Suspension Type - Front MacPherson Strut Independent
Stabilizer Bar Diameter - Rear (in) 0.60 0.71
Suspension Type - Front (Cont.) w/Coil Springs MacPherson Strut
Shock Absorber Diameter - Front (mm) -TBD- - TBD -
 
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