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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
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
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
Exterior Dimensions
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
Liftover Height (in) - TBD - 27.6
Width, Max w/o mirrors (in) 72.7 70.4
Cargo Area Dimensions
Trunk Volume (ft³) 16.7 15.6
Brakes
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
Rear Drum Diam x Width (in) NA NA
Disc - Front (Yes or ) Yes Yes
Fuel Tank
Fuel Tank Capacity, Approx (gal) 17 20.0
Steering
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
Lock to Lock Turns (Steering) 2.74 2.8
Tires
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
Rear Tire Size P205/70R15 P215/60R16
Trailering
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
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs) 100 100
Weight Information
Base Curb Weight (lbs) 3342 3001
Wheels
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
Front Wheel Material Steel Steel
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
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
Displacement 3.1L/191 2.5L/150
Mileage
EPA Fuel Economy Est - City (MPG) 20 24
EPA Fuel Economy Est - Hwy (MPG) 30 31
Transmission
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
Clutch Size (in) NA - TBD -
Third Gear Ratio (:1) 1.000 1.26
Trans Type 4 5
Summary
Vehicle Name Buick Century Nissan Altima
Body Style 4dr Sdn Custom 4 Door Sedan
Suspension
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
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
 
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