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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
Second Shoulder Room (in) 58.4 54.6
Front Leg Room (in) 42.5 41.5
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
Exterior Dimensions
Height, Overall (in) 56.7 57.5
Track Width, Rear (in) 62.3 59.1
Wheelbase (in) 112.2 106.4
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
Cargo Area Dimensions
Trunk Volume (ft³) 14.9 15
Brakes
Rear Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in) 11.1 x 0.4 9.6 x 0.39
Brake Type Pwr Pwr-Assisted
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
Fuel Tank
Fuel Tank Capacity, Approx (gal) 18.5 16.4
Steering
Turning Diameter - Curb to Curb (ft) 39.5 37.4
Steering Type Pwr Rack & Pinion Pwr Rack & Pinion
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
Tires
Spare Tire Size T135/70R15 P195/65HR15
Front Tire Order Code NA NA
Spare Tire Order Code NA NA
Rear Tire Size P225/60HR16 P195/65HR15
Rear Tire Order Code NA NA
Front Tire Size P225/60HR16 P195/65HR15
Trailering
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs) NA - TBD -
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 -
Weight Information
Base Curb Weight (lbs) 3686 3122
Wheels
Rear Wheel Material Aluminum Steel
Rear Wheel Size (in) 16 x 7.0 15 x 6
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
Cooling System
Total Cooling System Capacity (qts) 9.6 7.4
Electrical
Maximum Alternator Capacity (amps) 140 90
Cold Cranking Amps @ 0° F (Primary) 880 - TBD -
Engine
Fuel System SFI SMPI
SAE Net Torque @ RPM 230 @ 4400 155 @ 1750
Engine Order Code NA NA
Displacement 3.5L/212 CID 1.8L/109
SAE Net Horsepower @ RPM 215 @ 5600 170 @ - TBD -
Engine Type Gas V6 Gas I4
Mileage
EPA Fuel Economy Est - Hwy (MPG) 28 31
EPA Fuel Economy Est - City (MPG) 19 22
Transmission
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
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
Seventh Gear Ratio (:1) - NA
Summary
Body Style 4 Door Sedan 4 Door Sedan
Vehicle Name Oldsmobile Aurora Volkswagen New Passat
Suspension
Suspension Type - Rear (Cont.) w/Coil Springs Torsion Beam
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
 
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