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    2002 Oldsmobile Intrigue - GLS

    Pros: self-locking doors

    Cons: don't know

    Advice: make sure it fits in your garage

    Don't even think of comparing this 2002 with older models. smooth,powerful engine is even better then it was. standard, free ON STAR in the GLS, plus every thing else. $2002 back from GM and if you have a GM credit card with cash back it's even a better deal

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    2002 Oldsmobile Aurora - 3.5

    Pros: Information Center

    Cons: Cup holder on console tilts back - it should 'lock' in. This could cause spills.

    Advice: Get the 4.0L engine - the 3.5 is a little underpowered.

    Very smooth ride, yet pretty firm for a family car.

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    2002 Oldsmobile Bravada - 4x2

    Pros: SUNROOF

    Cons: NOTHING

    Advice: YOU WILL LOVE IT

    THIS AUTO HAS A SUNROOF, BOSE 6 DISC CD PLAYER, TOW PACKAGE, ALLOY WHEELS, V6 ENGINE, AWD, HEATED SEATS, ON STAR, ELECTRIC SEATS & WINDOWS, A BUILT IN RECORDING SYSTEM

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    2002 Oldsmobile Alero - GL1 Sedan

    Pros: Smooth ride and handling

    Cons: Emergency brake location

    Advice: The Alero is based on the exact suspension as the Grand Am, but the Alero's features are what sets them apart

    The most exciting and exhilerating rides I've ever experienced in a car. The handling on the Alero blew away the competition. I've spent the last 3 months looking at Alero's, Grand Am's, and Malibu's. The Alero, by far, beat them all to the line. I've purchased my new Alero and couldn't be more satisfied.

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    2002 Oldsmobile Alero - GLS Sedan

    Pros: All the AUTO Stuff - door locks - lights

    Cons: No arm rest

    Advice: After approx 1 month of driving - I luv it.

    For me this works ... small, comfortable and easy to drive. Handles nice.

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    2002 Oldsmobile Alero - GLS Sedan

    Pros: Performance, styling, features - GLS is a near-luxo car for low-luxo price

    Cons: More lateral support on driver-seat would be an easy, low-cost fix for GM - (unless Olds is simply counting on all their buyers being under 175 pounds); engine noise when cold can be distracting.

    Advice: If you want an extremely attractive, well-built, refined car (albeit with a not-as-refined engine), that's fun to drive and has Lexus-looks and a lot-less-than-Toyota price tag (and on top of that, a luxo-car 5-year/60K warranty), consider the Alero GLS.

    The Alero has great acceleration and the 4-speed auto trans is smooth and responsive, but the 3.4 V6 engine isn't as quiet and refined as the competition. Alero has an extrememly well-appointed interior, and - when equipped with the GLS model's leather - places in the near-luxury car market. Guages and controls are all well placed, and the interior styling is extremely attractive. GLS sound-system is first rate. Other nice touches include standard traction control, ample storage, and warning lights for low-oil level, oil change need, and low tire air-pressure. Driver seat could use more lateral boasting for us 190#, 6-footers who ocassionally take 2-hour drives (though one can correct this by carefully inserting thick-guage foam rubber square into the back of the seat bottom). Cupholders are somewhat useless as cupholders - though that's a small gripe. Exterior styling is a head-turner and compliment-attractor. Ride is good and handling above-average. However, road and engine noise rate only as acceptable. Overall, Alero is a gorgeously-styled car on the higher-par of larger compacts, creaping up toward the near-luxury segment - and one cause for that egg drying up on the face of GM: for ordering the execution of Oldsmobile - arguably their critical best line of cars.

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    2002 Oldsmobile Bravada - AWD

    Pros: The quite ride.

    Cons: The problems that have occurred with the computer.

    Advice: It's a fine SUV and I would recommend it over all other SUV's.

    My purchase on 10/08/2001 has since had 2 occurences of computer problems. The first was with 325 miles on the vehicle and the second is now under repair at the dealer with 1625 miles on it.