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2000 Oldsmobile Alero Sedan

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2000 alero after 11 years
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By mountaintop1
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2000 Oldsmobile Alero Sedan GL 4dr Sedan


Review

This has been a great car, great mileage, and very little problems. 108000 miles so far, can't complain I will be buying a new car soon, I hope it will be as good.


Favorite Features

I love the gas mileage, and all the power features. The no touch headlights is a big plus, I am glad they had that feature. The car performs perfectly for my needs and comes up the mountain just fine, thank you with the 2.4l engine even with the AC on.


Suggested Improvements

The power windows could be beefier, I had to replace 3 of the four motors over the years. I did them myself, and changing the motors was relatively easy.


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I'm going to miss this car
5 of 5 people found this review helpful
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By chris
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2000 Oldsmobile Alero Sedan GLS 4dr Sedan


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My wife bought this car Brand New from the dealer. we've had it for 10 yrs now and its been wonderful. Very few problems the fuel pump went at 70k which i hear is very common, and we've replaced all the power window switches. everything else is great, very fun to drive and very roomy. I'm trading it in and I'm going to miss this car.


Favorite Features

auto lights low tire light ABS button, stereo


Suggested Improvements

none


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GM fooled me once but never again!
4 of 8 people found this review helpful
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By ihateGM!
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2000 Oldsmobile Alero Sedan GX 4dr Sedan


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This was my first new car buy ever. Peeling dashboard at 36K miles, rack & pinion and tie rods needed replaced at 38K miles. And I'll spare you all the other repairs under $500. Yes, I'm still driving it after 10 years, but when your car has $0 trade-in value at year 4, what choice does one have? (The dealer says to replace the dashboard is over $2000 to repair). My father was UAW and I never thought I'd say this but my next car won't be an American brand. GM, shame on you! The government bailout money will be the last penny of mine you'll ever get from me.


Favorite Features

Any favorites feature I had were long forgotten now that I've been driving with a peeling dashboard for the past 7 years. It's a daily reminder of GM quality and lack of customer service.


Suggested Improvements

There is nothing GM can do to get this customer back.


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B-E-A-UTIFUL!
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By SkaterHick
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2000 Oldsmobile Alero Sedan GLS 4dr Sedan


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Over all an amazing car. Reliable, handles well in the snow, and over all speedy. the only draw backs would be a wavy interior on the dash.


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Trash Heap
3 of 4 people found this review helpful
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By Wildplrbear
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2000 Oldsmobile Alero Sedan GL 4dr Sedan


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I have owned this car for 6 years and treated it like an old man would. It did not love me back, it constantly bit the hand that feed it. The car is horribly constructed. It has built in flaws that are unfixable and dangerous. It completely broke down with 112000 miles. By break down, I mean it gave up on life. I do not believe it is even ok to sell this car to someone. I plan on taking it to a junk yard and asking them to destroy it. Did not start 15% of the time because of security system issues, new bearings every 15K miles, windows that stop working every winter, bad head gaskets, bad intake gaskets, new breaks every 20K miles, shorting wires on a semiannual basis.


Favorite Features

The best part about this car is that the drives window broke every time it was fixed. This stopped me from getting fast food. Between that and having to walk home because it didnít start once a week. It left me in great shape.


Suggested Improvements

This is irrelevant, I can only assume GM knows what it did wrong with these cars. From the looks of their new cars I think the improvements have been made.


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