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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 24 34 $17,283 $18,485
4-Door Sedan GX 24 34 $17,283 $18,485
2-Door Coupe GL1 24 34 $18,698 $20,435
4-Door Sedan GL1 24 34 $18,698 $20,435
2-Door Coupe GL2 20 29 $20,116 $21,985
4-Door Sedan GL2 20 29 $20,116 $21,985
4-Door Sedan GLS 20 29 $20,891 $23,085
2-Door Coupe GLS 20 29 $21,118 $23,335
4-Door Wagon
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Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
4-Door Wagon 22 29 $16,416 $17,490
4-Door Wagon Touring 22 29 $18,031 $19,265
4-Door Wagon Limited 22 29 $20,070 $21,505
4-Door Wagon GT 21 27 $23,669 $25,460
Pricing
Invoice Price
$17,283
$16,416
Manufacturer Suggested Retail Price
$18,485
$17,490
Monthly Payment Estimate
$308 / month
$292 / month
Dealer Price Quotes
The Car Connection's Take
TCC Rating Read Our Full Review
Fuel Economy
Fuel Economy - City 24 mpg 22 mpg
Fuel Economy - Highway 34 mpg 29 mpg
Vehicle
EPA Classification Compact Sport Utility Vehicle
Interior Dimensions
Passenger Capacity 5 5
Second Shoulder Room (in) 52.4 53.9
Front Leg Room (in) 42.1 40.6
Front Hip Room (in) 50.9 50.2
Second Leg Room (in) 36.3 40.9
Front Head Room (in) 38.3 39.2
Passenger Volume (ft³) 91.2 99.6
Second Hip Room (in) 50.8 46.7
Front Shoulder Room (in) 53.6 54.5
Second Head Room (in) 37.5 39.5
Exterior Dimensions
Height, Overall (in) 54.5 61.8
Track Width, Rear (in) 59.3 58.2
Wheelbase (in) 107.0 103.0
Liftover Height (in) - TBD - 23.3
Width, Max w/o mirrors (in) 70.1 67.1
Track Width, Front (in) 59.1 58.3
Min Ground Clearance (in) 5.0 6.5
Length, Overall (in) 186.7 168.8
Rear Door Opening Width (in) - - TBD -
Rear Door Opening Height (in) - - TBD -
Cargo Area Dimensions
Trunk Volume (ft³) 14.6 -
Cargo Volume to Seat 3 (ft³) - NA
Cargo Box Width @ Wheelhousings (in) - - TBD -
Cargo Area Length @ Floor to Seat 2 (in) - - TBD -
Cargo Volume to Seat 2 (ft³) - 19.0
Cargo Area Width @ Beltline (in) - - TBD -
Cargo Box (Area) Height (in) - - TBD -
Cargo Area Length @ Floor to Seat 1 (in) - - TBD -
Cargo Volume to Seat 1 (ft³) - 64.2
Cargo Area Length @ Floor to Seat 3 (in) - - TBD -
Brakes
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 8.66 x 1.57
Disc - Front (Yes or ) Yes Yes
Front Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in) 10.9 x 1.02 10.94 x 0.9
Drum - Rear (Yes or ) Yes Yes
Brake ABS System NA NA
Fuel Tank
Fuel Tank Capacity, Approx (gal) 14.0 15.0
Steering
Turning Diameter - Curb to Curb (ft) 35.1 36.7
Steering Type Pwr Rack & Pinion Pwr Rack & Pinion
Lock to Lock Turns (Steering) 2.6 3.1
Turning Diameter - Wall to Wall (ft) - TBD - - TBD -
Steering Ratio (:1), Overall 14.7 17.2
Tires
Spare Tire Size T125/70D15 Compact
Front Tire Order Code QCD N/A
Spare Tire Order Code NA N/A
Rear Tire Size P205/65R15 P195/65TR15
Rear Tire Order Code QCD N/A
Front Tire Size P205/65R15 P195/65TR15
Trailering
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs) NA - TBD -
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs) NA 100
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs) NA - TBD -
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs) NA 1000
Weight Information
Base Curb Weight (lbs) 2996 3184
Wheels
Rear Wheel Material Steel Steel
Rear Wheel Size (in) 15 x - TBD - 15 x 6.0
Front Wheel Material Steel Steel
Spare Wheel Material - TBD - - TBD -
Front Wheel Size (in) 15 x - TBD - 15 x 6.0
Spare Wheel Size (in) - TBD - 15 x 4.0
Cooling System
Total Cooling System Capacity (qts) 10.0 7.4
Electrical
Maximum Alternator Capacity (amps) - TBD - 120
Cold Cranking Amps @ 0° F (Primary) - TBD - - TBD -
Engine
Fuel System SFI SMPI
SAE Net Torque @ RPM 150 @ 4000 162 @ 4000
Engine Order Code L61 EDZ
Displacement 2.2L/134 2.4L/148
SAE Net Horsepower @ RPM 140 @ 5600 150 @ 5500
Engine Type Gas 4-cyl Gas I4
Mileage
EPA Fuel Economy Est - Hwy (MPG) 34 29
EPA Fuel Economy Est - City (MPG) 24 22
Transmission
Final Drive Axle Ratio (:1) 3.91 3.94
Fourth Gear Ratio (:1) 0.68 0.97
Trans Description Cont. Automatic w/OD Manual w/OD
Sixth Gear Ratio (:1) NA NA
First Gear Ratio (:1) 2.95 3.50
Clutch Size (in) NA 8.98
Third Gear Ratio (:1) 1.00 1.36
Trans Type 4 5
Fifth Gear Ratio (:1) NA 0.81
Trans Description Cont. Again NA NA
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
Seventh Gear Ratio (:1) - NA
Summary
Body Style 4 Door Sedan Small Wagon
Vehicle Name Oldsmobile Alero Chrysler PT Cruiser
Suspension
Suspension Type - Rear 4-Wheel Multi-Link
Suspension Type - Rear (Cont.) Independent w/Coil Springs
Shock Absorber Diameter - Rear (mm) - TBD - 25
Suspension Type - Front 4-Wheel McPherson Strut
Stabilizer Bar Diameter - Rear (in) 0.60 NA
Suspension Type - Front (Cont.) Independent w/Coil Springs
Shock Absorber Diameter - Front (mm) - TBD - 32
Stabilizer Bar Diameter - Front (in) 0.94 .95
 
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