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2001 Oldsmobile Alero Review
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This is my second car. My first was a 1996 Grand Cherokee V8 I got from my dad. I only paid $900 for my Alero, had 125,000 on the clock at the time of purchase. It has a sportier feel on the road than my Jeep, but MAN does this car have issues. Leaks coolant, leaks power steering fluid, transmission likes to hesitate, and the drivers seat has been messed up since the day I bought it. BUT, all of that said, it has never ONCE left me stranded, it has always gotten me where I need to go and I dont care what anyone says, its fun if you make it fun. If it were in mint condition Id honestly love it to death.
vs1996 Jeep Grand Cherokee
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2001 Oldsmobile Alero GLSReview
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2001 Oldsmobile Alero — Overall this is a great family car, never let's you down. Decent cargo room, ample space for the rear seat passenger. If maintained regularly, it runs like a charm. For me it is just not much fun to drive because it has an automatic transmission, I prefer a manual.

Primary Use: Commuting to work

Pros: very reliable, comfortable ride

Cons: not a fun car,  

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A Good First Car — I got my Alero from my dad when he got a new car. I have driven it for 5 years now and I have only had to put in a new alternator in it and it has over 200,000 miles. It doesn't have much power under the hood but the fuel economy is pretty good, average about 25mpg.

Primary Use: Commuting to work

Pros: Cheap to keep on the road, haven't had too many problems with it. Good mpg, not a bad stock stereo.  Easy to drive anywhere except in deep snow or off road.

Cons: Have been told it looks like a grandpa car. Not the fastest car.

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2001 Oldsmobile Alero GLReview
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01 Alero — not a bad little car , but not as good as my second car , its got some flaws but most cars do , maybe its just my preference on cars or maybe its actually not justt me but , the motor is strong only trouble with that is that its a v6 and take a good chunk of change for gas

Primary Use: Family transportation

Pros: It would make a good starter car , for a first car for someone

Cons: the spoiler gets in the way of the back window because the back end sits up to high

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2001 Oldsmobile Alero GLS CoupeReview
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Practical Coupe With Not Much Power — basic car with a 2.4 L four cylinder engine. rattles a lot kind of a money pit pooooooooor quality and descent styling. gas mileage is fine but could be better due to lack of power. there is really nothing fun about an over priced gm coupe..

Primary Use: Commuting to work

Pros: fine car with some baggage but is easy to love after a couple repairs. but not all aleros can be like this

Cons: poor quality loud cheap but is practical

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Good Car. — I loved my Ruby! Loved the fact that even though it left me on road when electrical system fried itself, it was a great little car. Plus being red got me noticed. If I could just find another one. I'd be happy.

Primary Use: Commuting to work

Pros: It had Corvette suspension

Cons: Olds no longer built

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2001 Oldsmobile Alero GLS CoupeReview
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If You Need A Cheap Car That Saves Gass Its A Great Buy — Can handle all most any turn and really easy to take car of its has a sleek design and can be owned cheap if you find one and will make you want you to keep for a long time i hope you all enjoy

Primary Use: Family transportation

Pros: greant on gas and roomy

Cons: suck in the winter with bad tries

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Loving The Look & The Speed — All around good car; fairly fast acceleration, not many squeaks or rattles, not many repairs needed either! love the look, ok gas mileage but could be better. pretty fun to drive, but probably nothing compared to something a little sportier.

Primary Use: Family transportation

Pros: Look & acceleration

Cons: Gas mileage

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2001 Oldsmobile Alero GX CoupeReview
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Olds Alero — Performance - quick pick up with tight suspension of high speedo corners Build Quality - ive had it for a year now and not a single thing as gone wrong or broken Appearance - chrome pillar posts , louis vuitton monogram on windows , 18" rims, sunny tires rubber Ranks high on the fun factor ... steering translates amazingly to the road

Primary Use: Commuting to work

Pros: Unreal traction and ride quality

Cons: Minimal Aftermarket Parts

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2001 Oldsmobile Alero GL CoupeReview
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Piece Of Crap!! — Very poorly made. It chews threw wheel bearing like you would not believe and there very expensive to replace. All kinds of little stupid things break on them. Like cruize control buttons, heater buttons, and fan relay switches. This was a know prob with these cars as well as the Grand Am's. Lousy car don't buy one.

Primary Use: Commuting to work

Pros: Don't buy a General Motors Vehicle!!

Cons: GM Makes it!!

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Reviews From Other Years

2004 Oldsmobile Alero Reviews

Awesome By Nikki

was an awesome car to drivebefore some idiot wasnt paying attention and rammed it with his car and totalled it; got awesome mileage and was also fast on the road and picked up speed quicker than youd ... Read More

Zoom Zoom By Makril

fast and can outbeat allot of other vehicles great braking and goood quality type of vehicle. Love the comfort and can go from 0 to 60 in about 3 seconds. Great car to drive and comes in covertable 4... Read More

2003 Oldsmobile Alero Reviews

Runs Nice And For A Long Time. Keep Up Maintance And It Will Run Forever By RyderD92

This was a great car til the end. It had very little problem mainly because it sat for a year. It was my first car and would recommend it to anyone looking for a nice car with good MPG The Oldsmobile ... Read More

My Car Baby By Amy

I love the coupe! I've considered a 4 door but I can't bring myself to change. The Alero has a lot of space and is very comfortable to ride and drive in. The exterior is firm and held up well in a cra... Read More

2002 Oldsmobile Alero Reviews

Golden Sparrow By 60seconds

Few minor things like the radio needs to be worked on and my window controls for other passengers, overall she is a decent car and my baby. I trust her to handle most anything I throw at her. From get... Read More

Great By jsanders84

Windows not rolling down, the lights stay on due to fuses not working. Overall its a great car. I love my Alero and just want it to work. It is bad when you try to fix due to you having to remove j... Read More

2000 Oldsmobile Alero Reviews

Oldsmobile's Last Call For Anyone Under 40 By Kevin

Not much punch from the drivetrain but she was small enough to handle corners alright. There is not much flash to the interior design, and the audio does not offer much to speak of. Stiff cloth seat... Read More

Its A Good Car By Mike

The Alero is a good car to own but its expensive to maintain and to modify. The 3.4 litre v6 does have a lot of power stock but with a few little upgrades this car could be a beast on and off the trac... Read More

1999 Oldsmobile Alero Reviews

Excellent First Car Choice! By Amy

I loved the sportiness of my bright red Alero!! It had awesome get up and go! I would reccomend it to anyone! Other than minor repairs here and there it was pretty easily maintained!! I loved my first... Read More

Trollalero By Nathan

last dyno made 209 hp to the motor and 190 to wheels with 220 lbs of torque...weighs 2783 lbs with driver lol 0-60 id say is somewhere in the mid 6's so pretty slow mods are cai, exhaust, bigger thr... Read More

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