The car is stable and quiet with lots of luxury features. Interior The Aurora has seats for five passengers and sufficient headroom and legroom for taller folks in the front and rear. DoorsFilter selectedDoorsList, null ; doorsFilter. My first aurora was a '95 and had over 145,000 miles before the car was totaled by a red light runner. The back cushion is low and its seatback is reclined, which might not please everyone who sits in the rear. We are leaving this review so some other person does not make the same mistake that we did. Model Lineup Two models are available: 3.
When we returned to our own state they would not accept the title that was given to us by the dealer. The only change I'll be making in the near future would be to convert to xenon headlights. Exterior New styling for 2001 retained the muscular look of the original Aurora, but the sedan became more conservative in overall shape in an attempt to broaden its attractive powers. Yes Review Date: 25th May, 2007 Faults: Car has had serious water leaks since new. Trimmer dimensions and redesigned suspensions improved handling and stability, while new lightweight engines improved fuel efficiency. Show full review Vehicle Overview A navigation-assistance radio is optional in the 2002 Aurora, which gets chrome exhaust tips and a trunk-entrapment release lever. I traded in a '96 Olds 88 with 222,000 miles.
Active front head restraints move up and forward in a collision to reduce the chance of whiplash injury. Under the Hood The Auroras 3. In December 2000, General Motors announced that the Oldsmobile brand would be phased out, but the Aurora is expected to remain on sale for some time. I also have a problem with water just flowing into the trunk of my Aurora. Now there are three radio options: the standard premium radio, the Bose sound system, and the navigation radio. Trimmer dimensions and redesigned suspensions improved handling and stability, while new lightweight engines improved fuel efficiency.
It hosted a number of luxury and technologically advanced standard features including dual-zone climate control, driver and front passenger airbags, leather seating surfaces, genuine burl walnut interior accents, six-speaker sound system with in-dash cd-cassette, and eight-way power adjustable front seats with two-position memory. This car has exceptionally clean interior and appears to have been well taken care of. The original warranty is often broken down into multiple sections, including: Basic Warranty: Typically covers everything except for parts that wear out through normal use of the vehicle. The rear ashtray assembly was changed from a click-lock face to a pull-up face. General Comments: Very comfortable, stylish inside and out, easy to drive and a great value. The Aurora corners as flat as any sports sedan. Standard on the V8 car and optional on the V6 is an electronic stability program that can apply braking force to an individual front wheel to prevent skidding or drifting in a corner.
Manufacturer Info Sources: 1-800-442-6537 -. I have to keep a tarp in the trunk, and place anything valuable under the tarp. As a used car, this is a fantastic value. InstalledOptionsFilter selectedInstalledOptionIdList, installedOptionIdToLabelMap, possiblyDroppedOptionsMap ; installedOptionsFilter. Drivetrain Warranty: This warranty covers items the basic warranty does not protect. Oldsmobile first launched the Aurora back in 1995 but sought higher sales for the latest version.
The current Aurora is 6 inches shorter than the 1994-1999 models. Overall, the Aurora is a terrific car. No 2000 models were produced. The smaller, tighter shape gives it a cleaner, more nimble look. The traction control system uses wheel braking and engine power reduction the most desirable combination to limit wheel spin. Faults: Leaky head gasket, can smell antifreeze constantly.
Rear fog lamps are among the standard features. FuelTypeFilter selectedFuelTypeList, null ; fuelTypeFilter. No Review Date: 10th June, 2006 Cars, like everything else have a life span. The V-6 version was priced lower and was intended to make the Oldsmobile brand more appealing to import-oriented shoppers. This car was purchased, and had 75k miles on it and one owner. Now they're desperate for money. I can't comment on the quality of dealer service, since it hasn't had anything beyond the routine old changes, and the like.
Further inquiries for assistance to correct the title were ignored and we received no response and no further help. Both engines retained the 4. With the Aurora, Oldsmobile tried to ride the praise of the car by launching other models that borrowed styling cues from the Aurora such as the mid-size and compact , as well as the redesigned , , , and. I've received lots of compliments on the cars good looks from friends. Yet it maintains the muscular form of the original Aurora, which was widely praised when it was introduced.
Mine is extremely well equipped, with stability control, heated seats, rain sensing wipers and much more. Oldsmobile first launched the Aurora back in 1995 but sought higher sales for the latest version. The trunk leaks on my 01 Aurora. The last V6-powered Auroras rolled off the assembly line on June 21, 2002. This took away a bit of the exclusivity that the original had. But on dry and flat pavement the torque steer isn't too bad.
For 2002, the primary improvement is a new navigation radio option. General Comments: This car loves to accelerate coming out of 35-45 mph, it's great for passing. The V-6 version was priced lower and was intended to make the Oldsmobile brand more appealing to import-oriented shoppers. The fuel pump failed once, and I've replaced the rack and pinion twice as well as the subframe. The dealership I bought it from attempted to check it out, but I still have the problem. It is still in the shop and is not tagged.