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Selected Style 4-Door Sedan 3.5L
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Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
4-Door Sedan 3.5L 19 28 $28,016 $30,619
4-Door Sedan 4.0L 17 25 $31,836 $34,794
4-Door Sedan GLS Manual
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Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
4-Door Sedan Manual GLS 22 31 $19,790 $21,750
4-Door Sedan Automatic GLS 20 29 $20,863 $22,825
4-Door Sedan V6 Manual GLS 20 29 $22,049 $24,250
4-Door Sedan V6 Automatic GLS 18 26 $23,122 $25,325
4-Door Sedan V6 Automatic w/4Motion GLS 20 29 $24,951 $27,075
4-Door Sedan V6 Manual GLX 20 29 $26,114 $28,750
4-Door Sedan V6 Automatic GLX 18 26 $27,187 $29,825
4-Door Sedan V6 Automatic w/4Motion GLX 20 29 $29,016 $31,575
4-Door Wagon Manual GLS 22 31 $20,513 $22,550
4-Door Wagon Automatic GLS 20 29 $21,586 $23,625
4-Door Wagon V6 Manual GLS 20 29 $22,772 $25,050
4-Door Wagon V6 Automatic GLS 18 26 $23,845 $26,125
4-Door Wagon V6 Automatic w/4Motion GLS 20 29 $25,674 $27,875
4-Door Wagon V6 Manual GLX 20 29 $26,837 $29,550
4-Door Wagon V6 Automatic GLX 18 26 $27,910 $30,625
4-Door Wagon V6 Automatic w/4Motion GLX 20 29 $29,739 $32,375
Pricing
Invoice Price
$28,016
$19,790
Manufacturer Suggested Retail Price
$30,619
$21,750
Monthly Payment Estimate
$510 / month
$363 / month
Dealer Price Quotes
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Fuel Economy
Fuel Economy - City 19 mpg 22 mpg
Fuel Economy - Highway 28 mpg 31 mpg
Vehicle
EPA Classification Mid-Size Mid-Size
Interior Dimensions
Front Hip Room (in) 55.4 - TBD -
Second Leg Room (in) 38.0 35.3
Front Head Room (in) 38.6 39.7
Passenger Volume (ft³) 104.4 95.3
Second Hip Room (in) 56.1 - TBD -
Front Shoulder Room (in) 58.9 55.8
Second Head Room (in) 37.7 37.8
Passenger Capacity 5 5
Second Shoulder Room (in) 58.4 54.6
Front Leg Room (in) 42.5 41.5
Exterior Dimensions
Liftover Height (in) 30.9 - TBD -
Width, Max w/o mirrors (in) 72.9 68.5
Track Width, Front (in) 62.3 59.0
Min Ground Clearance (in) 5.5 4.3
Length, Overall (in) 199.3 184.1
Height, Overall (in) 56.7 57.5
Track Width, Rear (in) 62.3 59.1
Wheelbase (in) 112.2 106.4
Cargo Area Dimensions
Trunk Volume (ft³) 14.9 15
Brakes
Rear Drum Diam x Width (in) NA NA
Disc - Front (Yes or ) Yes Yes
Front Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in) 11.9 x 1.3 11.1 x 0.98
Drum - Rear (Yes or ) NA NA
Brake ABS System 4 Wheel Four-Wheel
Disc - Rear (Yes or ) Yes Yes
Rear Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in) 11.1 x 0.4 9.6 x 0.39
Brake Type Pwr Pwr-Assisted
Fuel Tank
Fuel Tank Capacity, Approx (gal) 18.5 16.4
Steering
Lock to Lock Turns (Steering) 2.6 2.8
Turning Diameter - Wall to Wall (ft) - TBD - - TBD -
Steering Ratio (:1), Overall 14.8 14.3
Turning Diameter - Curb to Curb (ft) 39.5 37.4
Steering Type Pwr Rack & Pinion Pwr Rack & Pinion
Tires
Rear Tire Size P225/60HR16 P195/65HR15
Rear Tire Order Code NA NA
Front Tire Size P225/60HR16 P195/65HR15
Spare Tire Size T135/70R15 P195/65HR15
Front Tire Order Code NA NA
Spare Tire Order Code NA NA
Trailering
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs) 100 - TBD -
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs) NA - TBD -
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs) 1000 - TBD -
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs) NA - TBD -
Weight Information
Base Curb Weight (lbs) 3686 3122
Wheels
Front Wheel Material Aluminum Steel
Spare Wheel Material - TBD - Steel
Front Wheel Size (in) 16 x 7.0 15 x 6
Spare Wheel Size (in) 15 x -TBD- 15 x 6
Rear Wheel Material Aluminum Steel
Rear Wheel Size (in) 16 x 7.0 15 x 6
Cooling System
Total Cooling System Capacity (qts) 9.6 7.4
Electrical
Cold Cranking Amps @ 0° F (Primary) 880 - TBD -
Maximum Alternator Capacity (amps) 140 90
Engine
Displacement 3.5L/212 CID 1.8L/109
SAE Net Horsepower @ RPM 215 @ 5600 170 @ - TBD -
Engine Type Gas V6 Gas I4
Fuel System SFI SMPI
SAE Net Torque @ RPM 230 @ 4400 155 @ 1750
Engine Order Code NA NA
Mileage
EPA Fuel Economy Est - Hwy (MPG) 28 31
EPA Fuel Economy Est - City (MPG) 19 22
Transmission
Clutch Size (in) NA - TBD -
Third Gear Ratio (:1) 1.00 1.30
Trans Type 4 5
Fifth Gear Ratio (:1) NA 0.84
Trans Description Cont. Again Electronic NA
Drivetrain Front Wheel Drive Front-Wheel Drive
Reverse Ratio (:1) 2.39 3.44
Second Gear Ratio (:1) 1.57 2.12
Trans Order Code NA NA
Final Drive Axle Ratio (:1) 3.29 3.70
Fourth Gear Ratio (:1) 0.71 1.03
Trans Description Cont. Automatic w/OD, Manual w/OD
Sixth Gear Ratio (:1) NA NA
First Gear Ratio (:1) 2.92 3.50
Seventh Gear Ratio (:1) - NA
Summary
Vehicle Name Oldsmobile Aurora Volkswagen New Passat
Body Style 4 Door Sedan 4 Door Sedan
Suspension
Shock Absorber Diameter - Rear (mm) 25 - TBD -
Suspension Type - Front MacPherson Strut Independent
Stabilizer Bar Diameter - Rear (in) 0.67 - TBD -
Suspension Type - Front (Cont.) w/Coil Springs Four-link
Shock Absorber Diameter - Front (mm) 25 - TBD -
Stabilizer Bar Diameter - Front (in) 1.14 - TBD -
Suspension Type - Rear Semi-Trailing Arm Independent
Suspension Type - Rear (Cont.) w/Coil Springs Torsion Beam
 
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