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2004 Oldsmobile Alero

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By tntrocker513
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2004 Oldsmobile Alero GX 4dr Sedan (2.2L 4cyl 4A)


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The car runs great, and moves when I tell it to. Good first car if you ask me. The body is an eye catcher and my friends like the ride of it. And the gas I save is great. The only problem I see right now is noise I get when I slow down. Its not bad but it is annoying. All it is the brakes need to be cleaned. All and all its a great car.


Best Features

body, gas, the looks i get from the people i pass.


Worst Features

Really the only thing is that i wish i wouldn't have to clean the brakes so often.


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Olds Alero 2004
1 of 1 people found this review helpful
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By Jess
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2004 Oldsmobile Alero GL1 4dr Sedan (2.2L 4cyl 4A)


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After having a Chevy 2001 Blazer this is the best car that I could have ever got with how expensive gas is. I bought it with only 9,000 miles on it and it now only has about 36,500 miles and I was the second owner of the car.


Best Features

Have to love the fin on the back would not have got the car if it did not have that on it.


Worst Features

breaks seem to be in issue especially the rear


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Best Olds ever
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By galaxybeing
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2004 Oldsmobile Alero GLS 4dr Sedan (3.4L 6cyl 4A)


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This is the 2nd Alero owned by my wife and me. She has been driving her 99 Alero since 2000. A super car. She has 110,000 miles on it now and it is still a great looker and a terrific little speeder - especially with the K&N air filter, which make sit roar. Both aleros, I drive the 04 have the 3.4 engine, which I highly recommend to anyone considering buying an Alero. Great styling, too, for the price range. Keep Mobil 1 in the crankcase and the engine will always show the driver its appreciation. So far, the 99 Alero needed an alternator and a front strut replaced. As well, the hazard switch broke but will be repaired free under a recall order. The 99 is super fast - much faster than the 04,


Best Features

Power (especially with Bosch Platinum + 2 plugs.


Worst Features

Gm should start making it again, but, why would the jackasses at GM want to give Americans another good car?


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It was fun !
1 of 1 people found this review helpful
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By Fun car
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2004 Oldsmobile Alero GL1 2dr Coupe (2.2L 4cyl 4A)


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I owned this car for 3 years. For the most part, I really liked it. It wasn't a roomy car. Taller people had a hard time with the leg room and the head room. There was some clinking noise behind the radio, they couldn't figure out. The driver's door window seal wasn't tight, and would sometimes leak water when it rained. In the winter time I had the most problems.The driver's door wouldn't latch tight when I shut it every time. I would have to spray W-D 40 on it for it to shut properly. The worst part was the brakes. If I hit snow or ice, especially going downhill, there was no stopping the car. The brakes sounded as if they were grinding, bad. All in all, it was a smooth ride.


Best Features

I enjoyed the sunroof, the driver's power seat, and the being able to pop the trunk open from inside or with the remote. The seats were comfortable, it was good at turning, and I like the radio. It was a nice sporty little car, especially for the price. Gas mileage wasn't bad either.


Worst Features

Like I said ,the brakes could've stood some major improvements. The over-all soundness could have been built better. For a med. size car, it could have had a little more room in the front. Otherwise enjoyed it.


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Don't even hesitate to buy one.
1 of 1 people found this review helpful
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By PatrickD844
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2004 Oldsmobile Alero GL1 4dr Sedan (2.2L 4cyl 4A)


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I have owned my 2004 Alero for just over 3 years now. I bought it barely used with 15k on it, and now it has about 58k. It has been an exceptional car, starting every single time, and never letting me down. The only times it's been in the shop have been for maintenance/wear and tear items. A very well made car, and well worth the money I paid for it.


Best Features

Styling, handling, fun to drive. Hugs the road like a sports car.


Worst Features

Seats are slightly uncomfortable during long trips. Lumbar support would be nice.


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