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Compare 1998 Oldsmobile Aurora vs 1998 Mitsubishi Diamante

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Selected Style 4-Door Sedan 4-Door Luxury Sedan ES
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Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
4-Door Luxury Sedan LS 18 24 $28,087 $33,050
4-Door Luxury Sedan ES 18 24 $23,776 $27,650
Pricing
Invoice Price
$32,724
$23,776
Manufacturer Suggested Retail Price
$36,160
$27,650
Monthly Payment Estimate
$603 / month
$461 / month
Dealer Price Quotes
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Fuel Economy
Fuel Economy - City 17 mpg 18 mpg
Fuel Economy - Highway 26 mpg 24 mpg
Vehicle
EPA Classification Mid-Size Mid-Size
Interior Dimensions
Front Hip Room (in) 55.1 54.3
Second Leg Room (in) 38.4 36.6
Front Head Room (in) 38.4 39.4
Passenger Volume (ft³) 102.2 100.9
Second Hip Room (in) 55.0 55.8
Front Shoulder Room (in) 57.9 55.9
Second Head Room (in) 36.9 37.5
Passenger Capacity 5 5
Second Shoulder Room (in) 57.9 56.0
Front Leg Room (in) 42.6 43.6
Exterior Dimensions
Track Width, Rear (in) 62.6 60.4
Wheelbase (in) 113.8 107.1
Liftover Height (in) 30.9 36.4
Width, Max w/o mirrors (in) 74.4 70.3
Track Width, Front (in) 62.5 60.8
Min Ground Clearance (in) 5.6 4.6
Length, Overall (in) 205.4 194.1
Height, Overall (in) 55.1 53.9
Cargo Area Dimensions
Trunk Volume (ft³) 16.1 14.2
Brakes
Brake Type Power Power
Rear Drum Diam x Width (in) NA NA
Disc - Front (Yes or ) Yes Yes
Front Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in) 11.35 x 1.26 10.8 x 0.9
Drum - Rear (Yes or ) NA NA
Brake ABS System 4 Wheel 3 channel
Disc - Rear (Yes or ) Yes Yes
Rear Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in) 10.94 x 0.43 10.0 x 0.4
Fuel Tank
Fuel Tank Capacity, Approx (gal) 18.5 19.0
Steering
Steering Type Power Rack & Pinion Power Rack & Pinion
Lock to Lock Turns (Steering) 2.5 3.08
Turning Diameter - Wall to Wall (ft) 42.2 39.3
Steering Ratio (:1), Overall 14.91 16.7
Turning Diameter - Curb to Curb (ft) 41.9 36.7
Tires
Spare Tire Order Code NA NA
Rear Tire Size P235/60R16 P205/65HR15
Rear Tire Order Code NA NA
Front Tire Size P235/60R16 P205/65HR15
Spare Tire Size T125/70R16 P205/65R15
Front Tire Order Code NA NA
Trailering
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs) 100 - TBD -
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs) NA NA
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs) 1000 - TBD -
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs) NA NA
Weight Information
Base Curb Weight (lbs) 3883 3417
Wheels
Rear Wheel Size (in) 16 x 7 15 x 6
Front Wheel Material Aluminum Steel
Spare Wheel Material - TBD - - TBD -
Front Wheel Size (in) 16 x 7 15 x 6
Spare Wheel Size (in) 16 x 4 15 x 6
Rear Wheel Material Aluminum Steel
Cooling System
Total Cooling System Capacity (qts) 13.2 8.5
Electrical
Cold Cranking Amps @ 0° F (Primary) 970 520
Maximum Alternator Capacity (amps) 140 110
Engine
SAE Net Torque @ RPM 260 @ 4400 231 @ 4000
Engine Order Code L47 NA
Displacement 4.0L/244 3.5L/213.0
SAE Net Horsepower @ RPM 250 @ 5600 210 @ 5000
Engine Type Gas V8 Gas V6
Fuel System SFI MFI
Mileage
EPA Fuel Economy Est - Hwy (MPG) 26 24
EPA Fuel Economy Est - City (MPG) 17 18
Transmission
Sixth Gear Ratio (:1) NA NA
First Gear Ratio (:1) 2.96 2.842
Clutch Size (in) NA NA
Third Gear Ratio (:1) 1.00 1.000
Trans Type 4 4
Fifth Gear Ratio (:1) NA NA
Trans Description Cont. Again Electronic Electronic
Seventh Gear Ratio (:1) NA -
Drivetrain Front Wheel Drive Front Wheel Drive
Reverse Ratio (:1) 2.13 2.720
Second Gear Ratio (:1) 1.63 1.495
Trans Order Code MX0 NA
Final Drive Axle Ratio (:1) 3.48 3.497
Fourth Gear Ratio (:1) 0.68 0.731
Trans Description Cont. Automatic w/OD, Automatic
Summary
Vehicle Name Oldsmobile Aurora Mitsubishi Diamante
Body Style 4 Door Sedan 4-Door Sedan
Suspension
Shock Absorber Diameter - Rear (mm) 25 - TBD -
Suspension Type - Front MacPherson Strut MacPherson Strut
Stabilizer Bar Diameter - Rear (in) 0.67 0.71
Suspension Type - Front (Cont.) w/Coil Springs w/Coil Springs
Shock Absorber Diameter - Front (mm) 35 - TBD -
Stabilizer Bar Diameter - Front (in) 1.14 0.91
Suspension Type - Rear Trailing Arm Ind. Multi-link
Suspension Type - Rear (Cont.) w/Coil Springs w/Coil Springs
 
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