If Saturn, GM's innovative new small-car division, were to make a larger car, it probably would be very much like the new Oldsmobile Achieva.
This car feels as if it could have rolled out of a Japanese assembly plant. That's because all the things that Americans like about American-made Saturns and Japanese cars - performance, style, quality and value for the money - can be found in the Achieva.
The Achieva confirms my belief that Oldsmobile has one of the strongest lineups of domestic vehicles.
PERFORMANCE ed with a 180-horsepower version of the GM's Quad 4 - a 16-valve fuel-injected four cylinder that thinks it's a V-8 - and a five-speed manual transmission.
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