Compare 2010 BMW M5 vs 2010 Nissan Altima

2010 BMW M5
2010 Nissan Altima
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4-Door Sedan
Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
4-Door Sedan 11 17 $78,845 $85,700
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4-Door Sedan I4 CVT 2.5
Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
4-Door Sedan I4 CVT 2.5 23 32 $19,078 $19,900
4-Door Sedan I4 CVT 2.5 S 23 32 $20,476 $21,840
4-Door Sedan I4 CVT 2.5 SL 23 32 $20,476 $21,840
2-Door Coupe I4 Manual 2.5 S 23 32 $21,505 $22,940
2-Door Coupe I4 CVT 2.5 S 23 31 $21,973 $23,440
4-Door Sedan V6 CVT 3.5 SR 19 26 $22,727 $24,520
4-Door Sedan I4 eCVT Hybrid 35 33 $25,097 $26,780
2-Door Coupe V6 CVT 3.5 SR 19 26 $25,732 $27,770
2-Door Coupe V6 Manual 3.5 SR 18 27 $27,888 $30,100
Pricing
Invoice Price
$78,845
$19,078
Manufacturer Suggested Retail Price
$85,700
$19,900
Monthly Payment Estimate
$1428 / month
$332 / month
The Car Connection's Take
TCC Rating
8.2
8.2
TCC’s Bottom Line
The 2010 Nissan Altima remains one of the sportier choices among mid-size sedans, though if interior space matters, it might not feel as roomy as rivals.
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Fuel Economy
City
11 mpg 23 mpg
Highway
17 mpg 32 mpg
Vehicle
EPA Classification
Mid-Size Midsize
Interior Dimensions
Second Leg Room (in)
36.0 35.8
Front Head Room (in)
39.1 40.6
Second Hip Room (in)
- TBD - 52.5
Front Shoulder Room (in)
57.3 55.7
Passenger Volume (ft³)
99.0 100.7
Second Head Room (in)
38.1 36.8
Second Shoulder Room (in)
57.2 55.5
Front Leg Room (in)
41.5 44.1
Passenger Capacity
5 5
Front Hip Room (in)
- TBD - 56.8
Exterior Dimensions
Width, Max w/o mirrors (in)
72.7 70.7
Track Width, Front (in)
62.2 61.0
Min Ground Clearance (in)
- TBD - 5.4
Length, Overall (in)
191.5 190.7
Height, Overall (in)
57.8 58.0
Track Width, Rear (in)
61.7 61.0
Wheelbase (in)
113.7 109.3
Liftover Height (in)
- TBD - 27.6
Cargo Area Dimensions
Trunk Volume (ft³)
14.0 15.3
Brakes
Front Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in)
14.7 x - TBD - 11.7 x 1.02
Drum - Rear (Yes or )
NA NA
Brake ABS System
4-Wheel 4-Wheel
Disc - Rear (Yes or )
Yes Yes
Rear Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in)
14.6 x - TBD - 11.5 x 0.35
Brake Type
Pwr-Assisted Power
Rear Drum Diam x Width (in)
NA NA
Disc - Front (Yes or )
Yes Yes
Fuel Tank
Fuel Tank Capacity, Approx (gal)
18.5 20.0
Steering
Turning Diameter - Wall to Wall (ft)
- TBD - NA
Steering Ratio (:1), Overall
12.4 16.2
Turning Diameter - Curb to Curb (ft)
40.7 36.1
Steering Type
Pwr Rack & Pinion Pwr Rack & Pinion
Lock to Lock Turns (Steering)
- TBD - 2.83
Tires
Rear Tire Size
P285/35ZR19 P215/60R16
Rear Tire Order Code
NA NA
Front Tire Size
P255/40ZR19 P215/60R16
Spare Tire Size
NA T135/906
Front Tire Order Code
NA NA
Spare Tire Order Code
NA NA
Trailering
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs)
NA 1000
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs)
- TBD - 100
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs)
NA 100
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs)
- TBD - 1000
Weight Information
Base Curb Weight (lbs)
4012 3180
Wheels
Spare Wheel Material
NA Steel
Front Wheel Size (in)
19 x 8.5 16 x 7.0
Spare Wheel Size (in)
NA Compact
Rear Wheel Material
Alloy Steel
Rear Wheel Size (in)
19 x 9.5 16 x 7.0
Front Wheel Material
Alloy Steel
Cooling System
Total Cooling System Capacity (qts)
- TBD - 8.0
Electrical
Cold Cranking Amps @ 0° F (Primary)
- TBD - 550
Maximum Alternator Capacity (amps)
170 110
Engine
Fuel System
MPFI SMPI
SAE Net Torque @ RPM
383 @ 6100 180 @ 3900
Engine Order Code
NA QR25DE
Displacement
5.0L/305 2.5L/- TBD -
SAE Net Horsepower @ RPM
500 @ 7750 175 @ 5600
Engine Type
Gas V10 Gas I4
Mileage
Fuel Economy Est-Combined (MPG)
13 26
EPA Fuel Economy Est - Hwy (MPG)
17 32
EPA Fuel Economy Est - City (MPG)
11 23
Transmission
Sixth Gear Ratio (:1)
1.00 NA
Seventh Gear Ratio (:1)
0.83 -
First Gear Ratio (:1)
3.99 2.37 - 0.44
Clutch Size (in)
- TBD - - TBD -
Third Gear Ratio (:1)
1.81 NA
Trans Type
7 1
Drivetrain
Rear Wheel Drive Front Wheel Drive
Fifth Gear Ratio (:1)
1.16 NA
Trans Description Cont. Again
NA NA
Reverse Ratio (:1)
3.99 1.78
Second Gear Ratio (:1)
2.65 NA
Trans Order Code
NA NA
Final Drive Axle Ratio (:1)
3.62 5.12
Fourth Gear Ratio (:1)
1.39 NA
Trans Description Cont.
Automatic w/manual shift Continuously Variable
Summary
Vehicle Name
BMW M5 Nissan Altima
Body Style
4 Door Sedan 4 Door Sedan
Suspension
Stabilizer Bar Diameter - Rear (in)
- TBD - 0.68
Suspension Type - Front (Cont.)
NA w/Coil Springs
Shock Absorber Diameter - Front (mm)
- TBD - - TBD -
Stabilizer Bar Diameter - Front (in)
- TBD - 0.86
Suspension Type - Rear
4-link Integral Multi-Link
Suspension Type - Rear (Cont.)
NA w/Coil Springs
Shock Absorber Diameter - Rear (mm)
- TBD - - TBD -
Suspension Type - Front
Double-Pivot Independent Strut
Emissions
Tons/yr of CO2 Emissions @ 15K mi/year
14.3 6.9
EPA Greenhouse Gas Score
NA 7

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