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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 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
4-Door Sedan SE
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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
Dealer Price Quotes
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Fuel Economy
Fuel Economy - City 24 mpg 29 mpg
Fuel Economy - Highway 33 mpg 36 mpg
Vehicle
EPA Classification Compact Compact
Interior Dimensions
Second Leg Room (in) 36.2 34.8
Front Head Room (in) 38.3 38.4
Passenger Volume (ft³) 92.8 89.2
Second Hip Room (in) 51.4 52.9
Front Shoulder Room (in) 53.6 53.4
Second Head Room (in) 37.0 36.7
Passenger Capacity 5 5
Second Shoulder Room (in) 55.4 52.8
Front Leg Room (in) 42.1 42.2
Front Hip Room (in) 50.9 52.4
Exterior Dimensions
Liftover Height (in) - TBD - 31.1
Width, Max w/o mirrors (in) 70.1 67.4
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
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 Size P215/60R15 P175/70R14
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
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) 2939 2587
Wheels
Front Wheel Material Steel Steel
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
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
Displacement 2.2L/134 2.0L/122
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
Mileage
EPA Fuel Economy Est - City (MPG) 24 29
EPA Fuel Economy Est - Hwy (MPG) 33 36
Transmission
Trans Type 4 5
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
Summary
Vehicle Name Oldsmobile Alero Dodge Neon
Body Style 2 Door Coupe 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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