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Selected Style 4-Door Sedan SE
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Trim

Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
4-Door Sedan SE 26 37 $15,619 $17,070
4-Door Sedan SE1 26 37 $17,892 $19,555
4-Door Sedan SE2 20 29 $19,974 $21,830
2-Door Coupe GT 20 29 $20,386 $22,280
4-Door Sedan GT 20 29 $20,386 $22,280
2-Door Coupe GT1 20 29 $21,529 $23,530
4-Door Sedan GT1 20 29 $21,529 $23,530
4-Door Sedan GX
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Trim

Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
2-Door Coupe GX 24 34 $17,283 $18,485
4-Door Sedan GX 24 34 $17,283 $18,485
2-Door Coupe GL1 24 34 $18,698 $20,435
4-Door Sedan GL1 24 34 $18,698 $20,435
2-Door Coupe GL2 20 29 $20,116 $21,985
4-Door Sedan GL2 20 29 $20,116 $21,985
4-Door Sedan GLS 20 29 $20,891 $23,085
2-Door Coupe GLS 20 29 $21,118 $23,335
Pricing
Invoice Price
$15,619
$17,283
Manufacturer Suggested Retail Price
$17,070
$18,485
Monthly Payment Estimate
$285 / month
$308 / month
Dealer Price Quotes
The Car Connection's Take
TCC Rating
Fuel Economy
Fuel Economy - City 26 mpg 24 mpg
Fuel Economy - Highway 37 mpg 34 mpg
Vehicle
EPA Classification Compact Compact
Interior Dimensions
Second Hip Room (in) 52.4 50.8
Front Shoulder Room (in) 53.6 53.6
Second Head Room (in) 37.6 37.5
Passenger Capacity 5 5
Second Shoulder Room (in) 52.8 52.4
Front Leg Room (in) 42.1 42.1
Front Hip Room (in) 52.6 50.9
Second Leg Room (in) 35.5 36.3
Front Head Room (in) 38.3 38.3
Passenger Volume (ft³) 90.0 91.2
Exterior Dimensions
Track Width, Front (in) 59.0 59.1
Min Ground Clearance (in) - TBD - 5.0
Length, Overall (in) 186.3 186.7
Height, Overall (in) 55.1 54.5
Track Width, Rear (in) 59.1 59.3
Wheelbase (in) 107.0 107.0
Liftover Height (in) - TBD - - TBD -
Width, Max w/o mirrors (in) 70.4 70.1
Cargo Area Dimensions
Trunk Volume (ft³) 14.6 14.6
Brakes
Front Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in) 10.9 x - TBD - 10.9 x 1.02
Drum - Rear (Yes or ) Yes Yes
Brake ABS System NA NA
Disc - Rear (Yes or ) NA NA
Rear Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in) NA NA
Brake Type Pwr Pwr
Rear Drum Diam x Width (in) 7.9 x - TBD - 10.9 x 0.43
Disc - Front (Yes or ) Yes Yes
Fuel Tank
Fuel Tank Capacity, Approx (gal) 14 14.0
Steering
Turning Diameter - Wall to Wall (ft) - TBD - - TBD -
Steering Ratio (:1), Overall 14.7 14.7
Turning Diameter - Curb to Curb (ft) 35.1 35.1
Steering Type Pwr Rack & Pinion Pwr Rack & Pinion
Lock to Lock Turns (Steering) 2.5 2.6
Tires
Rear Tire Order Code QMR QCD
Front Tire Size P205/65R15 P205/65R15
Spare Tire Size - TBD - T125/70D15
Front Tire Order Code QMR QCD
Spare Tire Order Code NA NA
Rear Tire Size P205/65R15 P205/65R15
Trailering
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs) N/A NA
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs) N/A NA
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs) N/A NA
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs) N/A NA
Weight Information
Base Curb Weight (lbs) 3066 2996
Wheels
Spare Wheel Material - TBD - - TBD -
Front Wheel Size (in) 15 x 6 15 x - TBD -
Spare Wheel Size (in) - TBD - - TBD -
Rear Wheel Material Steel Steel
Rear Wheel Size (in) 15 x 6 15 x - TBD -
Front Wheel Material Steel Steel
Cooling System
Total Cooling System Capacity (qts) 10.0 10.0
Electrical
Cold Cranking Amps @ 0° F (Primary) - TBD - - TBD -
Maximum Alternator Capacity (amps) 105 - TBD -
Engine
SAE Net Horsepower @ RPM 140 @ 5600 140 @ 5600
Engine Type Gas 4-Cyl Gas 4-cyl
Fuel System SFI SFI
SAE Net Torque @ RPM 150 @ 4000 150 @ 4000
Engine Order Code L61 L61
Displacement 2.2L/134 2.2L/134
Mileage
EPA Fuel Economy Est - City (MPG) 26 24
EPA Fuel Economy Est - Hwy (MPG) 37 34
Transmission
Fifth Gear Ratio (:1) 0.69 NA
Seventh Gear Ratio (:1) NA -
Trans Description Cont. Again NA NA
Drivetrain Front Wheel Drive Front Wheel Drive
Reverse Ratio (:1) 3.31 2.14
Second Gear Ratio (:1) 2.02 1.62
Trans Order Code MM5 MX0
Final Drive Axle Ratio (:1) 3.94 3.91
Fourth Gear Ratio (:1) 0.98 0.68
Trans Description Cont. Manual w/OD Automatic w/OD
Sixth Gear Ratio (:1) NA NA
First Gear Ratio (:1) 3.58 2.95
Clutch Size (in) - TBD - NA
Third Gear Ratio (:1) 1.35 1.00
Trans Type 5 4
Summary
Vehicle Name Pontiac Grand Am Oldsmobile Alero
Body Style 4 Door Sedan 4 Door Sedan
Suspension
Shock Absorber Diameter - Front (mm) - TBD - - TBD -
Stabilizer Bar Diameter - Front (in) 0.94 0.94
Suspension Type - Rear Independent 4-Wheel
Suspension Type - Rear (Cont.) Tri-Link Independent
Shock Absorber Diameter - Rear (mm) - TBD - - TBD -
Suspension Type - Front Independent 4-Wheel
Stabilizer Bar Diameter - Rear (in) 0.60 0.60
Suspension Type - Front (Cont.) MacPherson Strut Independent
 
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