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Selected Style 4-Door Sedan
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Trim

Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
4-Door Sedan 31 38 $13,289 $13,960
4-Door Sedan LSi 31 38 $14,761 $16,010
4-Door Sedan XE Manual
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Transmission

Trim

Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
4-Door Sedan Manual XE 23 31 $14,547 $15,140
4-Door Sedan Automatic XE 21 28 $15,315 $15,940
4-Door Sedan Manual GXE 23 31 $15,016 $16,340
4-Door Sedan Automatic GXE 21 28 $15,751 $17,140
4-Door Sedan Manual SE 23 31 $16,935 $18,640
4-Door Sedan Automatic SE 21 28 $17,662 $19,440
4-Door Sedan Automatic GLE 21 29 $18,525 $20,390
Pricing
Invoice Price
$13,289
$14,547
Manufacturer Suggested Retail Price
$13,960
$15,140
Monthly Payment Estimate
$233 / month
$252 / month
Dealer Price Quotes
The Car Connection's Take
TCC Rating
Fuel Economy
Fuel Economy - City 31 mpg 23 mpg
Fuel Economy - Highway 38 mpg 31 mpg
Vehicle
EPA Classification Compact Compact
Interior Dimensions
Second Hip Room (in) 51.1 52.6
Front Shoulder Room (in) 52.8 55.7
Second Head Room (in) 36.9 37.7
Passenger Capacity 5 5
Second Shoulder Room (in) 52.2 54.8
Front Leg Room (in) 42.5 42.0
Front Hip Room (in) 50.5 52.5
Second Leg Room (in) 33.2 33.9
Front Head Room (in) 39.3 39.5
Passenger Volume (ft³) 89.8 93.8
Exterior Dimensions
Track Width, Front (in) 57.5 59.3
Min Ground Clearance (in) 4.7 4.7
Length, Overall (in) 174.2 183.8
Height, Overall (in) 53.7 56.0
Track Width, Rear (in) 57.1 58.9
Wheelbase (in) 97.1 103.2
Liftover Height (in) 24.8 29.1
Width, Max w/o mirrors (in) 66.7 69.1
Cargo Area Dimensions
Trunk Volume (ft³) 12.1 13.8
Brakes
Front Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in) 10.04 x 0.87 11.4 x 0.87
Drum - Rear (Yes or ) Yes Yes
Brake ABS System NA NA
Disc - Rear (Yes or ) NA NA
Rear Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in) NA NA
Brake Type Power Power
Rear Drum Diam x Width (in) 7.9 x - TBD - 9.0 x -TBD-
Disc - Front (Yes or ) Yes Yes
Fuel Tank
Fuel Tank Capacity, Approx (gal) 13.2 15.9
Steering
Turning Diameter - Wall to Wall (ft) 34.1 40.0
Steering Ratio (:1), Overall 18.1 17.0
Turning Diameter - Curb to Curb (ft) 32.2 37.4
Steering Type Power Pwr Rack & Pinion
Lock to Lock Turns (Steering) 3.27 2.7
Tires
Rear Tire Order Code NA NA
Front Tire Size P175/65R14 P195/65R15
Spare Tire Size T115/70D14 T125/70D15
Front Tire Order Code NA NA
Spare Tire Order Code NA NA
Rear Tire Size P175/65R14 P195/65R15
Trailering
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs) NA NA
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs) 1500 1000
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs) NA NA
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs) 150 110
Weight Information
Base Curb Weight (lbs) 2403 2888
Wheels
Spare Wheel Material Steel - TBD -
Front Wheel Size (in) 14 x 5.5 15 x 6
Spare Wheel Size (in) 14 x 4 15 x 4
Rear Wheel Material Steel Steel
Rear Wheel Size (in) 14 x 5.5 15 x 6
Front Wheel Material Steel Steel
Cooling System
Total Cooling System Capacity (qts) 6.2 7.0
Electrical
Cold Cranking Amps @ 0° F (Primary) 356 550
Maximum Alternator Capacity (amps) 80 100
Engine
SAE Net Horsepower @ RPM 120 @ 5600 155 @ 5600
Engine Type Gas L4 Gas I4
Fuel System SFI SFI
SAE Net Torque @ RPM 122 @ 4400 156 @ 4400
Engine Order Code - TBD - NA
Displacement 1.8L/108 2.4L/146
Mileage
EPA Fuel Economy Est - City (MPG) 31 23
EPA Fuel Economy Est - Hwy (MPG) 38 31
Transmission
Fifth Gear Ratio (:1) 0.73 0.74
Seventh Gear Ratio (:1) NA NA
Trans Description Cont. Again 5th OD NA
Drivetrain Front Wheel Drive Front Wheel Drive
Reverse Ratio (:1) 3.25 3.43
Second Gear Ratio (:1) 1.90 1.85
Trans Order Code MM5 NA
Final Drive Axle Ratio (:1) 3.72 3.82
Fourth Gear Ratio (:1) 0.89 0.95
Trans Description Cont. Manual w/4th & Manual w/OD
Sixth Gear Ratio (:1) NA NA
First Gear Ratio (:1) 3.17 3.29
Clutch Size (in) 8.3 8.86
Third Gear Ratio (:1) 1.31 1.21
Trans Type 5 5
Summary
Vehicle Name Chevrolet Prizm Nissan Altima
Body Style 4dr Sedan 4 Door Sedan
Suspension
Shock Absorber Diameter - Front (mm) 30.2 32
Stabilizer Bar Diameter - Front (in) 0.87 0.83
Suspension Type - Rear MacPherson Strut Independent Strut
Suspension Type - Rear (Cont.) Coil Springs w/Coil Springs
Shock Absorber Diameter - Rear (mm) 30.2 32
Suspension Type - Front MacPherson Strut Independent Strut
Stabilizer Bar Diameter - Rear (in) 0.55 0.63
Suspension Type - Front (Cont.) Coil Springs w/Coil Springs
 
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