(3.6) 20 reviews
MSRP: $991$5,731
Body Style: Coupe
Combined MPG: 24-28
Engine: 140-hp, 2.2-liter I-4 (regular gas)
Drivetrain: Front-wheel Drive
2002 Oldsmobile Alero

Our Take on the 2002 Oldsmobile Alero

Our Take

Oldsmobile’s most popular model has been the compact front-drive Alero two-door coupe and four-door sedan. Both are offered with a four-cylinder or 3.4-liter V-6 engine and either a manual or four-speed-automatic transmission. In size and price, the Alero fits below the midsize Intrigue sed... Read Full Report


Our Expert Reviews

You do some things for pride. When loss is imminent, you try harder. You fight back, take a beating, but win some measure of self-respect. Oldsmobile understands. It's the oldest car division of General Motors Corp. It's going out of business in three years -- clobbered by falling sales, rising competition and GM's bureaucracy. The company's executives allowed Old... Read full review for the 2002 Oldsmobile Alero

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Still Kickin

by Alero Fan from Minneapolis, MN on July 6, 2009

I bought my 2002 Alero in 2003 with about 27,000 miles on it, and got a great deal as it was a rental return. I have about 162,000 miles on it now, and it still runs great. The fuel pump went out at a... Read Full Review

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When talking about cars, “trims” is a way of differentiating between different versions of the same model. Typically, most start with a no-frills, or “base” trim, and as features are added, or a different engine, drivetrain (gas vs. hybrid, for example) or transmission are included, trim names change and prices go up.

It’s important to carefully check the trims of the car you’re interested in to make sure that you’re getting the features you want, or that you’re not overpaying for features you don’t want.


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