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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 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
Second Head Room (in) 37.5 36.9
Passenger Capacity 5 5
Exterior Dimensions
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
Min Ground Clearance (in) 5.0 4.1
Length, Overall (in) 186.7 172.3
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 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
Drum - Rear (Yes or ) NA NA
Brake ABS System 4-Wheel 4-Wheel
Disc - Rear (Yes or ) Yes Yes
Fuel Tank
Fuel Tank Capacity, Approx (gal) 14.1 14.5
Steering
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 -
Steering Ratio (:1), Overall 14.7 15.6
Tires
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
Front Tire Size P215/60R15 P195/65HR15
Trailering
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
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs) N/A NA
Weight Information
Base Curb Weight (lbs) 3021 2892
Wheels
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
Spare Wheel Size (in) 15 x -TBD- 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
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
Engine Type Gas 4-cyl Gas I4
Mileage
EPA Fuel Economy Est - Hwy (MPG) 32 31
EPA Fuel Economy Est - City (MPG) 24 24
Transmission
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
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
Seventh Gear Ratio (:1) - NA
Summary
Body Style 4 Door Sedan 4 Door Sedan GL
Vehicle Name Oldsmobile Alero Volkswagen Jetta Sedan
Suspension
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 -
Stabilizer Bar Diameter - Front (in) -TBD- 0.91
Suspension Type - Rear MacPherson Strut Independent
 
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