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Vehicle 1997 Chevrolet Lumina 4dr Sdn 1999 Oldsmobile Alero 4dr Sdn GLS
15.0 gallon fuel tank No Yes
15" x 6" steel wheel w/silver bolt-on wheel covers Yes No
16.6 gallon fuel tank Yes No
16" x 6.5" aluminum wheels No Yes
3.05 transaxle ratio No Yes
3.1L (191) SFI V6 3100 engine Yes No
3.33 axle ratio Yes No
3.4L (207) OHV SFI V6 3400 engine No Yes
3-point front seatbelts w/height adjusters No Yes
3-point rear outboard seatbelts w/child comfort guides, rear center lap belt No Yes
4-speed electronically controlled automatic transmission w/OD No Yes
4-speed electronically-controlled automatic transmission w/OD Yes No
4-wheel anti-lock brakes No Yes
4-wheel disc brakes No Yes
4-wheel independent suspension system Yes No
Adjustable steering column Yes No
Air conditioner w/rear-seat ducts No Yes
Air conditioning Yes No
All-speed traction control No Yes
**ASTERISK (*) INDICATES EQUIPMENT WHICH IS IN ADDITION TO OR REPLACES BASE MODEL'S STANDARD EQUIPMENT** No Yes
Automatic programmable pwr locks No Yes
Auxiliary lighting Yes No
Auxiliary pwr outlet No Yes
Base coat/clear coat paint Yes No
Battery rundown protection No Yes
Body-color front/rear fascia w/integral license plate pocket No Yes
Body-color protective side moldings No Yes
Body-color rocker moldings w/integral front/rear mud spats No Yes
Brake/transmission shift interlock No Yes
Cargo net No Yes
Child security rear door locks Yes No
City 20/hwy 28 (3.4L engine/4-speed auto trans) No Yes
City 20/hwy 29 (3.1L engine/4-speed auto trans) Yes No
Cloth 60/40 seat w/center storage armrest, cupholder, 4-way manual driver seat adjuster, fixed rear bench seat Yes No
Color-keyed body-side moldings Yes No
Composite halogen headlamps No Yes
Console w/shifter, storage armrest, front/rear cup holders, auxiliary pwr outlet, storage bin, coin holder No Yes
Cruise control No Yes
Day/night rearview mirror w/dual reading lamps No Yes
Daytime running lamps w/automatic headlamp control No Yes
Daytime running lights Yes No
Driver & front passenger air bag inflatable restraint system No Yes
Driver & front passenger air bags Yes No
Driver-side adjustable lumbar support No Yes
Dual black sport mirrors (LH remote) Yes No
Dual body-color pwr outside mirrors No Yes
Dual covered visor vanity mirrors No Yes
Dual visor mirrors Yes No
Engine oil wear indicator Yes No
ETR AM/FM stereo-inc: seek-scan, digital clock, extended range front/rear speakers Yes No
ETR AM/FM stereo w/pwr-loading cassette, compact disc-inc: seek-scan, automatic tone control, 6-speaker extended range sound system, digital clock No Yes
Extended life coolant Yes No
Extended life spark plugs Yes No
Foglamps No Yes
Front door map pockets No Yes
Front/rear carpeted floor mats No Yes
Front/rear stabilizer bar Yes No
Front wheel drive Yes Yes
Illuminated delayed entry/exit lighting No Yes
Independent tri-link rear suspension w/coil springs No Yes
Indicators-inc: low fuel, low oil, low coolant, low washer fluid, cruise control, battery, parking brake, service engine soon No Yes
Instrument panel w/analog gauges-inc: speedometer, tachometer, fuel level, engine coolant temp, trip odometer No Yes
Interior lighting w/sustained illumination Yes No
Intermittent windshield wipers Yes No
Leather-wrapped steering wheel/shift knob No Yes
Light pkg-inc: dome lamp, glove box lamp, courtesy lamps, trunk lamp No Yes
Low coolant level sensor Yes No
Low engine oil level sensor Yes No
MacPherson strut front suspension No Yes
Maintenance-free battery w/"easy-jump" terminals No Yes
Microchip encoded key PASSLock II vehicle theft-deterrent system No Yes
P205/70R15 SBR BSW touring tires Yes No
P225/50SR16 all-season touring SBR BSW tires No Yes
PASS-Key theft deterrent system Yes No
Pulse wiper system w/wet-arm No Yes
Pwr 6-way driver seat No Yes
Pwr door locks Yes No
Pwr front disc/rear drum brakes Yes No
Pwr steering Yes No
Pwr variable effort rack & pinion steering No Yes
Pwr windows w/driver-side express down No Yes
Rear child-security door locks No Yes
Rear-window grid antenna No Yes
Reclining contour front bucket seats w/leather seating areas No Yes
Remote deck-lid release No Yes
Remote keyless entry-inc: illuminated entry, key-chain transmitter No Yes
Scotchgard fabric protector-inc: seats, door trim, floor covering Yes No
Seatback map pockets No Yes
Seat back storage pocket Yes No
Side window defoggers No Yes
Soft-Ray tinted windows No Yes
Split-folding rear seatback w/trunk pass-through No Yes
Stainless steel exhaust system Yes No
Steering wheel w/integral cruise control switches/tilt adjustable column No Yes
Tinted solar glass Yes No
Trip odometer Yes No
Wall-to-wall cut pile floor carpeting No Yes
Warning chimes-inc: seat belts, headlamps-on, key-in-ignition, turn-signal-on, parking-brake-on, check-gauges No Yes
Zoned electric rear window defogger No Yes






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