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Selected Style 4-Door Sedan 4-Door Sedan GL Manual
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Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
4-Door Sedan Manual GL 22 31 $19,790 $21,750
4-Door Wagon Manual GL 22 31 $20,513 $22,550
4-Door Sedan Automatic GL 21 30 $20,863 $22,825
4-Door Sedan Manual GLS 22 31 $20,816 $22,885
4-Door Wagon Automatic GL 21 30 $21,586 $23,625
4-Door Wagon Manual GLS 22 31 $21,538 $23,685
4-Door Sedan Automatic GLS 21 30 $21,889 $23,960
4-Door Wagon Automatic GLS 21 30 $22,611 $24,760
4-Door Sedan V6 Manual GLS 20 28 $23,074 $25,385
4-Door Wagon V6 Manual GLS 20 28 $23,797 $26,185
4-Door Sedan V6 Automatic GLS 19 27 $24,147 $26,460
4-Door Wagon V6 Automatic GLS 19 27 $24,870 $27,260
4-Door Sedan V6 Manual GLX 20 28 $26,114 $28,750
4-Door Wagon V6 Manual GLX 20 28 $26,837 $29,550
4-Door Sedan V6 Automatic GLX 19 27 $27,187 $29,825
4-Door Wagon V6 Automatic GLX 19 27 $27,910 $30,625
4-Door Sedan V6 4MOTION Automatic GLX 19 26 $29,016 $31,575
4-Door Wagon V6 4MOTION Automatic GLX 19 26 $29,739 $32,375
4-Door Sedan 4MOTION Automatic W8 18 25 $34,729 $37,900
4-Door Wagon 4MOTION Automatic W8 18 25 $35,452 $38,700
4-Door Sedan 4MOTION 6-spd Manual W8 17 24 $35,984 $39,400
4-Door Wagon 4MOTION 6-spd Manual W8 17 24 $36,706 $40,200
Pricing
Invoice Price
$31,773
$19,790
Manufacturer Suggested Retail Price
$34,725
$21,750
Monthly Payment Estimate
$579 / month
$363 / month
Dealer Price Quotes
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Fuel Economy
Fuel Economy - City 17 mpg 22 mpg
Fuel Economy - Highway 26 mpg 31 mpg
Vehicle
EPA Classification Mid-Size Mid-Size
Interior Dimensions
Second Hip Room (in) 56.1 56.7
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
Front Hip Room (in) 55.4 57.7
Second Leg Room (in) 38.0 35.3
Passenger Volume (ft³) 105 95
Front Head Room (in) 38.6 39.7
Exterior Dimensions
Min Ground Clearance (in) 5.5 5.8
Length, Overall (in) 199.3 185.2
Height, Overall (in) 56.7 57.6
Track Width, Rear (in) 62.3 59.6
Wheelbase (in) 112.2 106.4
Liftover Height (in) 30.9 - TBD -
Width, Max w/o mirrors (in) 72.9 68.7
Track Width, Front (in) 62.3 59.6
Cargo Area Dimensions
Trunk Volume (ft³) 14.9 15
Brakes
Drum - Rear (Yes or ) NA NA
Brake ABS System 4 Wheel 4-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
Rear Drum Diam x Width (in) NA NA
Disc - Front (Yes or ) Yes Yes
Front Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in) 11.9 x 1.2 11.3 x 0.98
Fuel Tank
Fuel Tank Capacity, Approx (gal) 18.5 16.4
Steering
Steering Ratio (:1), Overall 14.8 14.3
Turning Diameter - Curb to Curb (ft) 40.0 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 -
Tires
Rear Tire Order Code QCH NA
Front Tire Size P235/55HR17 P195/65HR15
Spare Tire Size T135/70R15 P195/65HR15
Front Tire Order Code QCH NA
Spare Tire Order Code NA NA
Rear Tire Size P235/55HR17 P195/65HR15
Trailering
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs) NA N/A
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs) 1000 N/A
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs) NA N/A
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs) 100 N/A
Weight Information
Base Curb Weight (lbs) 3803 3212
Wheels
Spare Wheel Size (in) 15 x -TBD- 15 x 6
Rear Wheel Material Aluminum Steel
Rear Wheel Size (in) 17 x 7.5 15 x 6
Front Wheel Material Aluminum Steel
Spare Wheel Material Steel Steel
Front Wheel Size (in) 17 x 7.5 15 x 6
Cooling System
Total Cooling System Capacity (qts) 9.6 7.1
Electrical
Maximum Alternator Capacity (amps) 105 90
Cold Cranking Amps @ 0° F (Primary) - TBD - - TBD -
Engine
Engine Type Gas V8 Gas I4
Fuel System SFI SMPI
SAE Net Torque @ RPM 260 @ 4400 166 @ 1950
Engine Order Code L47 NA
Displacement 4.0L/244 1.8L/109
SAE Net Horsepower @ RPM 250 @ 5600 170 @ 5900
Mileage
EPA Fuel Economy Est - City (MPG) 17 22
EPA Fuel Economy Est - Hwy (MPG) 26 31
Transmission
Drivetrain Front Wheel Drive Front Wheel Drive
Reverse Ratio (:1) 2.13 3.44
Second Gear Ratio (:1) 1.63 2.18
Trans Order Code MX0 NA
Final Drive Axle Ratio (:1) 3.71 3.70
Fourth Gear Ratio (:1) 0.68 1.03
Trans Description Cont. Automatic w/OD Manual w/OD
Sixth Gear Ratio (:1) NA NA
First Gear Ratio (:1) 2.96 3.78
Clutch Size (in) NA - TBD -
Third Gear Ratio (:1) 1.00 1.43
Trans Type 4 5
Fifth Gear Ratio (:1) NA 0.84
Seventh Gear Ratio (:1) NA NA
Trans Description Cont. Again NA NA
Summary
Body Style 4 Door Sedan 4 Door Sdn
Vehicle Name Oldsmobile Aurora Volkswagen Passat
Suspension
Shock Absorber Diameter - Front (mm) 25 - TBD -
Stabilizer Bar Diameter - Front (in) 1.14 - TBD -
Suspension Type - Rear Independent Independent
Suspension Type - Rear (Cont.) Touring Torsion Beam
Shock Absorber Diameter - Rear (mm) 25 - TBD -
Suspension Type - Front Independent Four-link
Stabilizer Bar Diameter - Rear (in) 0.67 - TBD -
Suspension Type - Front (Cont.) Touring NA
 
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