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Selected Style 4-Door Sedan Custom
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Body Style

Trim

Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
4-Door Sedan Custom 20 30 $20,166 $22,040
4-Door Sedan I4 Manual 2.5
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Transmission

Engine

Emissions

Trim

Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
4-Door Sedan I4 Manual 2.5 24 31 $17,050 $17,450
4-Door Sedan I4 Manual 2.5 S 24 31 $18,051 $19,300
4-Door Sedan I4 Automatic 2.5 S 23 29 $18,519 $19,800
4-Door Sedan I4 Automatic 2.5 SL 23 29 $18,519 $19,800
4-Door Sedan V6 Manual 3.5 SE 21 27 $21,549 $23,300
4-Door Sedan V6 Automatic 3.5 SE 21 27 $22,150 $23,950
4-Door Sedan V6 Automatic 3.5 SL 20 30 $25,064 $27,100
4-Door Sedan I4 Manual PZEV 2.5 24 31 $17,050 $17,450
4-Door Sedan I4 Manual PZEV 2.5 S 24 31 $18,051 $19,300
4-Door Sedan I4 Automatic PZEV 2.5 S 23 29 $18,519 $19,800
4-Door Sedan I4 Automatic PZEV 2.5 SL 23 29 $18,519 $19,800
4-Door Sedan V6 Manual 3.5 SE-R 20 28 $27,144 $29,350
4-Door Sedan V6 Automatic 3.5 SE-R 20 30 $27,144 $29,350
Pricing
Invoice Price
$20,166
$17,050
Manufacturer Suggested Retail Price
$22,040
$17,450
Monthly Payment Estimate
$367 / month
$291 / month
Dealer Price Quotes
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Fuel Economy
Fuel Economy - City 20 mpg 24 mpg
Fuel Economy - Highway 30 mpg 31 mpg
Vehicle
EPA Classification Mid-Size Compact
Interior Dimensions
Front Hip Room (in) 54.4 53.0
Second Leg Room (in) 36.9 36.4
Front Head Room (in) 39.4 40.8
Passenger Volume (ft³) 101.8 103.2
Second Hip Room (in) 53.3 52.7
Front Shoulder Room (in) 58.0 56.7
Second Head Room (in) 37.4 37.6
Passenger Capacity 6 5
Second Shoulder Room (in) 57.1 56.1
Front Leg Room (in) 42.4 43.9
Exterior Dimensions
Liftover Height (in) - TBD - 27.6
Width, Max w/o mirrors (in) 72.7 70.4
Track Width, Front (in) 62.0 61.0
Min Ground Clearance (in) - TBD - - TBD -
Length, Overall (in) 194.6 191.5
Height, Overall (in) 56.6 57.9
Track Width, Rear (in) 61.1 61.2
Wheelbase (in) 109.0 110.2
Cargo Area Dimensions
Trunk Volume (ft³) 16.7 15.6
Brakes
Rear Drum Diam x Width (in) NA NA
Disc - Front (Yes or ) Yes Yes
Front Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in) 10.8 x 1.3 11.7 x 0.35
Drum - Rear (Yes or ) NA NA
Brake ABS System NA NA
Disc - Rear (Yes or ) Yes Yes
Rear Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in) 10.8 x 1.3 11.5 x 0.35
Brake Type Pwr Power
Fuel Tank
Fuel Tank Capacity, Approx (gal) 17 20.0
Steering
Lock to Lock Turns (Steering) 2.74 2.8
Turning Diameter - Wall to Wall (ft) - TBD - - TBD -
Steering Ratio (:1), Overall 15.2 16.1
Turning Diameter - Curb to Curb (ft) 37.5 37.4
Steering Type Pwr rack & pinion Pwr Rack & Pinion
Tires
Rear Tire Size P205/70R15 P215/60R16
Rear Tire Order Code QGY NA
Front Tire Size P205/70R15 P215/60R16
Spare Tire Size - TBD - Temporary
Front Tire Order Code QGY NA
Spare Tire Order Code NA NA
Trailering
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs) 100 100
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs) - TBD - NA
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs) 1000 1000
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs) - TBD - NA
Weight Information
Base Curb Weight (lbs) 3342 3001
Wheels
Front Wheel Material Steel Steel
Spare Wheel Material Steel - TBD -
Front Wheel Size (in) 15 x 6 16 x 6.5
Spare Wheel Size (in) - TBD - Temporary
Rear Wheel Material Steel Steel
Rear Wheel Size (in) 15 x 6 16 x 6.5
Cooling System
Total Cooling System Capacity (qts) 11.6 - TBD -
Electrical
Cold Cranking Amps @ 0° F (Primary) - TBD - 8.0
Maximum Alternator Capacity (amps) - TBD - 110
Engine
Displacement 3.1L/191 2.5L/150
SAE Net Horsepower @ RPM 175 @ 5200 175 @ 6000
Engine Type Gas V6 Gas I4
Fuel System SFI SMPI
SAE Net Torque @ RPM 195 @ 4000 180 @ 4000
Engine Order Code LG8 NA
Mileage
EPA Fuel Economy Est - Hwy (MPG) 30 31
EPA Fuel Economy Est - City (MPG) 20 24
Transmission
Clutch Size (in) NA - TBD -
Third Gear Ratio (:1) 1.000 1.26
Trans Type 4 5
Fifth Gear Ratio (:1) NA 0.77
Seventh Gear Ratio (:1) NA -
Trans Description Cont. Again NA NA
Drivetrain Front Wheel Drive Front Wheel Drive
Reverse Ratio (:1) 2.385 2.27
Second Gear Ratio (:1) 1.568 1.94
Trans Order Code MX0 NA
Final Drive Axle Ratio (:1) 3.05 4.13
Fourth Gear Ratio (:1) 0.705 0.95
Trans Description Cont. Automatic w/OD Manual w/OD
Sixth Gear Ratio (:1) NA NA
First Gear Ratio (:1) 2.921 3.42
Summary
Vehicle Name Buick Century Nissan Altima
Body Style 4dr Sdn Custom 4 Door Sedan
Suspension
Shock Absorber Diameter - Rear (mm) - TBD - - TBD -
Suspension Type - Front 4-wheel Independent Strut
Stabilizer Bar Diameter - Rear (in) - TBD - - TBD -
Suspension Type - Front (Cont.) Independent w/Coil Springs
Shock Absorber Diameter - Front (mm) - TBD - - TBD -
Stabilizer Bar Diameter - Front (in) - TBD - - TBD -
Suspension Type - Rear 4-wheel Multi-Link
Suspension Type - Rear (Cont.) Independent w/Coil Springs
 
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