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Selected Style 4-Door Sedan Highline
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Body Style

Trim

Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
4-Door Sedan Highline 27 33 $11,931 $12,715
4-Door Sedan GX
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Body Style

Trim

Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
2-Door Coupe GX 21 32 $16,091 $17,210
2-Door Coupe GL1 21 32 $17,197 $18,795
2-Door Coupe GL2 21 32 $18,025 $19,700
2-Door Coupe GL4 21 32 $17,037 $18,620
2-Door Coupe GLS 21 32 $20,081 $22,190
4-Door Sedan GX 21 32 $16,091 $17,210
4-Door Sedan GL1 21 32 $17,197 $18,795
4-Door Sedan GL2 21 32 $18,025 $19,700
4-Door Sedan GL4 21 32 $17,037 $18,620
4-Door Sedan GLS 21 32 $19,878 $21,965
Pricing
Invoice Price
$11,931
$16,091
Manufacturer Suggested Retail Price
$12,715
$17,210
Monthly Payment Estimate
$212 / month
$287 / month
Dealer Price Quotes
The Car Connection's Take
TCC Rating
Fuel Economy
Fuel Economy - City 27 mpg 21 mpg
Fuel Economy - Highway 33 mpg 32 mpg
Vehicle
EPA Classification Compact Compact
Interior Dimensions
Passenger Capacity 5 5
Second Shoulder Room (in) 52.8 52.6
Front Leg Room (in) 42.4 42.2
Front Hip Room (in) 52.4 50.9
Second Leg Room (in) 34.8 35.5
Front Head Room (in) 39.1 38.4
Passenger Volume (ft³) 90.3 91.0
Second Hip Room (in) 52.9 51.5
Front Shoulder Room (in) 53.4 53.6
Second Head Room (in) 36.8 37.0
Exterior Dimensions
Height, Overall (in) 56.0 54.5
Track Width, Rear (in) 58.0 59.3
Wheelbase (in) 105.0 107.0
Liftover Height (in) - TBD - 28.1
Width, Max w/o mirrors (in) 67.4 70.1
Track Width, Front (in) 58.0 59.1
Min Ground Clearance (in) 6.1 5.0
Length, Overall (in) 174.4 186.7
Cargo Area Dimensions
Trunk Volume (ft³) 13.1 14.6
Brakes
Disc - Rear (Yes or ) NA Yes
Rear Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in) NA 10.9 x 0.4
Brake Type Power Pwr
Rear Drum Diam x Width (in) 7.88 x 1.5 NA
Disc - Front (Yes or ) Yes Yes
Front Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in) 10.1 x 0.87 10.9 x 1.0
Drum - Rear (Yes or ) Yes NA
Brake ABS System NA 4-Wheel
Fuel Tank
Fuel Tank Capacity, Approx (gal) 12.5 14.3
Steering
Turning Diameter - Curb to Curb (ft) 35.5 35.1
Steering Type Pwr Rack & Pinion Pwr Rack & Pinion
Lock to Lock Turns (Steering) 3.1 2.6
Turning Diameter - Wall to Wall (ft) - TBD - 37.2
Steering Ratio (:1), Overall 18 14.7
Tires
Spare Tire Size T115/70D14 T125/70D15
Front Tire Order Code NA NA
Spare Tire Order Code NA NA
Rear Tire Size P185/65R14 P215/60R15
Rear Tire Order Code NA NA
Front Tire Size P185/65R14 P215/60R15
Trailering
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs) NA N/A
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs) 200 N/A
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs) NA N/A
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs) 2000 N/A
Weight Information
Base Curb Weight (lbs) 2559 3026
Wheels
Rear Wheel Material Steel Steel
Rear Wheel Size (in) 14 x 5.5 15 x 6.0
Front Wheel Material Steel Steel
Spare Wheel Material Steel Steel
Front Wheel Size (in) 14 x 5.5 15 x 6.0
Spare Wheel Size (in) 14 x 4.0 15 x -TBD-
Cooling System
Total Cooling System Capacity (qts) 7.4 10.0
Electrical
Maximum Alternator Capacity (amps) 85 102
Cold Cranking Amps @ 0° F (Primary) 450 600
Engine
Fuel System SMPI SMPI
SAE Net Torque @ RPM 130 @ 4600 155 @ 4400
Engine Order Code ECB LD9
Displacement 2.0L/122 2.4L/146
SAE Net Horsepower @ RPM 132 @ 5600 150 @ 5600
Engine Type Gas I4 Gas L4
Mileage
EPA Fuel Economy Est - Hwy (MPG) 33 32
EPA Fuel Economy Est - City (MPG) 27 21
Transmission
Final Drive Axle Ratio (:1) 3.55 3.42
Fourth Gear Ratio (:1) 0.97 0.68
Trans Description Cont. Manual Automatic w/OD,
Sixth Gear Ratio (:1) NA NA
First Gear Ratio (:1) 3.54 2.96
Clutch Size (in) 9.1 NA
Third Gear Ratio (:1) 1.36 1.00
Trans Type 5 4
Fifth Gear Ratio (:1) 0.81 NA
Seventh Gear Ratio (:1) NA -
Trans Description Cont. Again w/OD Electronic
Drivetrain Front Wheel Drive Front Wheel Drive
Reverse Ratio (:1) 3.42 2.14
Second Gear Ratio (:1) 1.95 1.62
Trans Order Code DD5 MX0
Summary
Body Style 4 Door Sedan 4 Door Sedan
Vehicle Name Plymouth Neon Oldsmobile Alero
Suspension
Suspension Type - Rear Independent MacPherson Strut
Suspension Type - Rear (Cont.) Chapman struts Tri-Link
Shock Absorber Diameter - Rear (mm) 30 32
Suspension Type - Front Independent MacPherson Strut
Stabilizer Bar Diameter - Rear (in) 0.56 0.60
Suspension Type - Front (Cont.) Macpherson struts w/Coil Springs
Shock Absorber Diameter - Front (mm) 32 32
Stabilizer Bar Diameter - Front (in) 0.79 0.94 Hollow
 
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