Compare 2003 Oldsmobile Alero vs 2003 Dodge Neon

2003 Oldsmobile Alero
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4-Door Sedan GX
Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
2-Door Coupe GX 24 33 $16,909 $18,085
4-Door Sedan GX 24 33 $16,909 $18,085
2-Door Coupe GL1 24 33 $18,332 $20,035
4-Door Sedan GL1 24 33 $18,332 $20,035
2-Door Coupe GL2 20 29 $19,750 $21,585
4-Door Sedan GL2 20 29 $19,750 $21,585
4-Door Sedan GLS 20 29 $20,529 $22,685
2-Door Coupe GLS 20 29 $20,756 $22,935
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4-Door Sedan SE
Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
4-Door Sedan SE 29 36 $12,217 $13,030
4-Door Sedan SXT 29 36 $14,319 $15,340
4-Door Sedan R/T 29 36 $15,994 $17,180
4-Door Sedan SRT-4 22 30 $18,060 $19,450
Pricing
Invoice Price
$16,909
$12,217
Manufacturer Suggested Retail Price
$18,085
$13,030
Monthly Payment Estimate
$301 / month
$217 / month
The Car Connection's Take
TCC Rating
Fuel Economy
City
24 mpg 29 mpg
Highway
33 mpg 36 mpg
Vehicle
EPA Classification
Compact Compact
Interior Dimensions
Second Leg Room (in)
36.3 34.8
Front Head Room (in)
38.3 38.4
Passenger Volume (ft³)
91.2 89.2
Second Hip Room (in)
50.8 52.9
Front Shoulder Room (in)
53.6 53.4
Second Head Room (in)
37.5 36.7
Passenger Capacity
5 5
Second Shoulder Room (in)
52.4 52.8
Front Leg Room (in)
42.1 42.2
Front Hip Room (in)
50.9 52.4
Exterior Dimensions
Track Width, Front (in)
59.1 58.0
Min Ground Clearance (in)
5.0 6.1
Length, Overall (in)
186.7 173.1
Height, Overall (in)
54.5 56.0
Track Width, Rear (in)
59.3 58.0
Wheelbase (in)
107.0 105.0
Liftover Height (in)
- TBD - 31.1
Width, Max w/o mirrors (in)
70.1 67.4
Cargo Area Dimensions
Trunk Volume (ft³)
14.6 13.1
Brakes
Front Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in)
10.9 x 1.02 10.1 x 0.87
Drum - Rear (Yes or )
Yes Yes
Brake ABS System
NA NA
Disc - Rear (Yes or )
NA NA
Rear Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in)
NA NA
Brake Type
Pwr Pwr
Rear Drum Diam x Width (in)
10.9 x 0.43 7.88 x 1.5
Disc - Front (Yes or )
Yes Yes
Fuel Tank
Fuel Tank Capacity, Approx (gal)
14.1 12.5
Steering
Turning Diameter - Wall to Wall (ft)
- TBD - - TBD -
Steering Ratio (:1), Overall
14.7 18
Turning Diameter - Curb to Curb (ft)
35.1 35.7
Steering Type
Pwr Rack & Pinion Pwr Rack & Pinion
Lock to Lock Turns (Steering)
2.6 3.05
Tires
Rear Tire Order Code
QCD NA
Front Tire Size
P215/60R15 P175/70R14
Spare Tire Size
T125/70D15 T115/70D14
Front Tire Order Code
QCD NA
Spare Tire Order Code
NA NA
Rear Tire Size
P215/60R15 P175/70R14
Trailering
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs)
NA 150
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs)
NA - TBD -
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs)
NA 1500
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs)
NA - TBD -
Weight Information
Base Curb Weight (lbs)
2996 2587
Wheels
Spare Wheel Material
Steel Steel
Front Wheel Size (in)
15 x 6.0 14 x 5.5
Spare Wheel Size (in)
T125/70D15 14 x 4.0
Rear Wheel Material
Steel Steel
Rear Wheel Size (in)
15 x 6.0 14 x 5.5
Front Wheel Material
Steel Steel
Cooling System
Total Cooling System Capacity (qts)
10.0 7.0
Electrical
Cold Cranking Amps @ 0° F (Primary)
525 450
Maximum Alternator Capacity (amps)
105 83
Engine
SAE Net Horsepower @ RPM
140 @ 5600 132 @ 5600
Engine Type
Gas 4-cyl Gas I4
Fuel System
SFI SMPI
SAE Net Torque @ RPM
150 @ 4000 130 @ 4600
Engine Order Code
L61 ECB
Displacement
2.2L/134 2.0L/122
Mileage
EPA Fuel Economy Est - City (MPG)
24 29
EPA Fuel Economy Est - Hwy (MPG)
33 36
Transmission
Fifth Gear Ratio (:1)
NA 0.81
Seventh Gear Ratio (:1)
NA NA
Trans Description Cont. Again
NA w/OD
Drivetrain
Front Wheel Drive Front Wheel Drive
Reverse Ratio (:1)
2.14 3.42
Second Gear Ratio (:1)
1.62 1.95
Trans Order Code
MX0 DD5
Final Drive Axle Ratio (:1)
3.91 3.55
Fourth Gear Ratio (:1)
0.68 0.97
Trans Description Cont.
Automatic w/OD Manual
Sixth Gear Ratio (:1)
NA NA
First Gear Ratio (:1)
2.96 3.50
Clutch Size (in)
NA 9.1
Third Gear Ratio (:1)
1.00 1.36
Trans Type
4 5
Summary
Vehicle Name
Oldsmobile Alero Dodge Neon
Body Style
4 Door Sedan 4 Door Sedan
Suspension
Stabilizer Bar Diameter - Rear (in)
0.60 0.56
Suspension Type - Front (Cont.)
Independent MacPherson struts
Shock Absorber Diameter - Front (mm)
- TBD - 32
Stabilizer Bar Diameter - Front (in)
0.94 0.79
Suspension Type - Rear
4-Wheel Independent
Suspension Type - Rear (Cont.)
Independent Chapman struts
Shock Absorber Diameter - Rear (mm)
- TBD - 30
Suspension Type - Front
4-Wheel Independent

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