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Selected Style 4-Door Sedan LS
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Body Style

Trim

Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
4-Door Sedan LS 19 29 $22,175 $24,235
4-Door Sedan GS 17 27 $25,835 $28,235
4-Door Sedan Manual
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Transmission

Trim

Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
4-Door Sedan Manual 23 29 $16,365 $16,749
4-Door Sedan Automatic 23 29 $16,854 $17,249
4-Door Sedan Manual S 23 29 $17,395 $18,599
4-Door Sedan Automatic S 23 29 $17,863 $19,099
4-Door Sedan Automatic SL 23 29 $21,363 $23,099
4-Door Sedan Manual SE 21 26 $20,946 $22,649
4-Door Sedan Automatic SE 19 26 $21,409 $23,149
Pricing
Invoice Price
$22,175
$16,365
Manufacturer Suggested Retail Price
$24,235
$16,749
Monthly Payment Estimate
$404 / month
$279 / month
Dealer Price Quotes
The Car Connection's Take
TCC Rating
Fuel Economy
Fuel Economy - City 19 mpg 23 mpg
Fuel Economy - Highway 29 mpg 29 mpg
Vehicle
EPA Classification Mid-Size Compact
Interior Dimensions
Second Leg Room (in) 36.9 36.4
Front Head Room (in) 39.4 40.8
Passenger Volume (ft³) 102 103.2
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 5 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
Exterior Dimensions
Track Width, Front (in) 62.0 61.0
Min Ground Clearance (in) - TBD - - TBD -
Length, Overall (in) 196.2 191.5
Height, Overall (in) 56.6 57.9
Track Width, Rear (in) 61.3 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) - TBD - 11.7 x 0.35
Drum - Rear (Yes or ) NA NA
Brake ABS System NA NA
Disc - Rear (Yes or ) NA Yes
Rear Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in) - TBD - 11.5 x 0.35
Brake Type Power 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 - TBD - 16.1
Turning Diameter - Curb to Curb (ft) 37.5 37.4
Steering Type Variable-Effort Pwr Pwr Rack & Pinion
Lock to Lock Turns (Steering) - TBD - 2.8
Tires
Rear Tire Order Code NA NA
Front Tire Size P215/70R15 P205/65R16
Spare Tire Size Compact Compact
Front Tire Order Code NA NA
Spare Tire Order Code NA NA
Rear Tire Size P215/70R15 P205/65R16
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) 3438 3001
Wheels
Spare Wheel Material - TBD - - TBD -
Front Wheel Size (in) 15 x - TBD - 16 x 6.5
Spare Wheel Size (in) - TBD - - TBD -
Rear Wheel Material Steel Steel
Rear Wheel Size (in) 15 x - TBD - 16 x 6.5
Front Wheel Material Steel Steel
Cooling System
Total Cooling System Capacity (qts) - TBD - - TBD -
Electrical
Cold Cranking Amps @ 0° F (Primary) - TBD - - TBD -
Maximum Alternator Capacity (amps) 102 110
Engine
SAE Net Horsepower @ RPM 200 @ 5200 175 @ 6000
Engine Type Gas V6 Gas I4
Fuel System SFI SMPI
SAE Net Torque @ RPM 225 @ 4000 180 @ 4000
Engine Order Code NA NA
Displacement 3.8L/231 2.5L/- TBD -
Mileage
EPA Fuel Economy Est - City (MPG) 19 23
EPA Fuel Economy Est - Hwy (MPG) 29 29
Transmission
Fifth Gear Ratio (:1) NA 0.77
Seventh Gear Ratio (:1) NA 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) - TBD - 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 Regal Nissan Altima
Body Style 4 Door Sedan LS 4 Door Sedan
Suspension
Stabilizer Bar Diameter - Rear (in) - TBD - - TBD -
Suspension Type - Front (Cont.) Sport w/Coil Springs
Shock Absorber Diameter - Front (mm) - TBD - - TBD -
Stabilizer Bar Diameter - Front (in) - TBD - - TBD -
Suspension Type - Rear Independent Multi-Link
Suspension Type - Rear (Cont.) Sport w/Coil Springs
Shock Absorber Diameter - Rear (mm) - TBD - - TBD -
Suspension Type - Front Independent Independent Strut
 
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