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Pros: separate heated seat and back
Cons: no mute button for the radio on the steering column, I had that on my Grand Prix and I miss that feature
Advice: Make sure the seat belt situation is something you are happy withIt's fun to drive! It's very comfortable, sporty yet elegant. I am very pleased with my choice. The Bose stereo sounds great. The only problem I've experienced is that the passenger side seat belt locks up as soon as it's fastened, you can't even reach the glove box or radio. I've contacted Olds and they tell me this is normal operation, if so, I am not at all pleased. Seat belts are not supposed to lock up that tightly unless there is a sudden stop. Other than that, I say 'go for it!'
Pros: Performance Package with all season hi speed performance radial tires
Cons: Some wind noise comes through - could be a little more quiet
Advice: Good price; 5yr /60,000 provides good extended coverageThis vehicle is stylish, with clean lines, is well appointed with many standard features: power windows, locks, steering, ABS brakes, Dual AirBags, Daytime Running Lamps, 16' Alloy Wheels and a relatively quiet 3.4 litre 24 valve V6, for a very reasonable price. I compared it against some foreign vehicles in the same class, and the Alero was, almost always, about $10 grand less. The 4 speed automatic is smooth.
Pros: self-locking doors
Cons: don't know
Advice: make sure it fits in your garageDon'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
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.
Advice: YOU WILL LOVE ITTHIS 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
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 apartThe 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.
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.