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2-Door I4 Manual LX-S
Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
2-Door I4 Manual LX-S 24 34 $21,372 $23,350
2-Door I4 Automatic LX-S 26 35 $22,147 $24,200
2-Door I4 Automatic PZEV LX-S 26 35 $22,147 $24,200
2-Door I4 Manual EX 24 34 $22,900 $25,025
2-Door I4 Automatic EX 26 35 $23,675 $25,875
2-Door I4 Automatic PZEV EX 26 35 $23,675 $25,875
2-Door I4 Automatic EX-L 26 35 $25,677 $28,070
2-Door I4 Automatic PZEV EX-L 26 35 $25,677 $28,070
2-Door I4 Automatic w/Navi EX-L 26 35 $27,501 $30,070
2-Door I4 Automatic w/Navi PZEV EX-L 26 35 $27,501 $30,070
2-Door V6 Automatic EX-L 21 32 $27,757 $30,350
2-Door V6 Manual EX-L 18 28 $27,757 $30,350
2-Door V6 Automatic w/Navi EX-L 21 32 $29,581 $32,350
2-Door V6 Manual w/Navi EX-L 18 28 $29,581 $32,350
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4-Door Sedan I4 2.5
Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
4-Door Sedan I4 2.5 27 38 $20,356 $21,760
4-Door Sedan I4 2.5 S 27 38 $20,376 $22,280
4-Door Sedan I4 2.5 SV 27 38 $22,018 $24,080
2-Door Coupe I4 2.5 S 23 32 $23,910 $25,230
4-Door Sedan V6 3.5 S 22 31 $23,550 $25,760
4-Door Sedan V6 3.5 SV 22 31 $25,831 $28,260
4-Door Sedan I4 2.5 SL 27 38 $25,959 $28,400
4-Door Sedan V6 3.5 SL 22 31 $27,929 $30,560
Pricing
Invoice Price
$21,372
$20,356
Manufacturer Suggested Retail Price
$23,350
$21,760
Monthly Payment Estimate
$389 / month
$363 / month
The Car Connection's Take
TCC Rating
8.2
TCC’s Bottom Line
Briskly updated in the right ways, the 2013 Nissan Altima sedan promises good looks and great gas mileage for those who don't mind a CVT.
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Fuel Economy
City
24 mpg 27 mpg
Highway
34 mpg 38 mpg
Vehicle
EPA Classification
Compact Cars Midsize
Interior Dimensions
Second Hip Room (in)
48.9 52.100
Front Shoulder Room (in)
58.9 56.400
Passenger Capacity
5 5
Second Head Room (in)
37.2 37.100
Second Shoulder Room (in)
55.1 56.400
Front Leg Room (in)
42.2 45.000
Front Hip Room (in)
55.4 54.000
Passenger Volume (ft³)
95.6 101.900
Second Leg Room (in)
33.7 36.100
Front Head Room (in)
39.0 40.000
Exterior Dimensions
Min Ground Clearance (in)
- TBD - - TBD -
Length, Overall (in)
189.2 191.500
Height, Overall (in)
56.5 57.900
Track Width, Rear (in)
62.3 62.400
Wheelbase (in)
107.3 109.300
Liftover Height (in)
- TBD - 26.900
Width, Max w/o mirrors (in)
72.8 72.000
Track Width, Front (in)
62.4 62.400
Cargo Area Dimensions
Trunk Volume (ft³)
13.7 15.400
Brakes
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)
11.1 x - TBD - 11.500 x 0.350
Brake Type
Pwr Pwr
Rear Drum Diam x Width (in)
NA NA
Disc - Front (Yes or )
Yes Yes
Front Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in)
11.1 x - TBD - 11.700 x 1.020
Fuel Tank
Fuel Tank Capacity, Approx (gal)
17.2 18.000
Steering
Steering Ratio (:1), Overall
13.23 16.400
Turning Diameter - Curb to Curb (ft)
37.6 36.100
Steering Type
Electric Rack & Pinion Pwr Rack & Pinion
Lock to Lock Turns (Steering)
2.54 2.900
Turning Diameter - Wall to Wall (ft)
N/A - TBD -
Tires
Rear Tire Order Code
NA NA
Front Tire Size
P215/55VR17 P215/60R16
Spare Tire Size
T125/80D16 T135/90R16
Front Tire Order Code
NA NA
Spare Tire Order Code
NA NA
Rear Tire Size
P215/55VR17 P215/60R16
Trailering
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs)
NA - TBD -
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs)
NA NA
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs)
NA - TBD -
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs)
NA NA
Weight Information
Base Curb Weight (lbs)
3186 3108
Wheels
Spare Wheel Size (in)
16 x - TBD - Compact
Rear Wheel Material
Aluminum Steel
Rear Wheel Size (in)
17 x - TBD - 16 x 7
Front Wheel Material
Aluminum Steel
Spare Wheel Material
- TBD - Steel
Front Wheel Size (in)
17 x - TBD - 16 x 7
Cooling System
Total Cooling System Capacity (qts)
- TBD - 7.200
Electrical
Cold Cranking Amps @ 0° F (Primary)
- TBD - - TBD -
Maximum Alternator Capacity (amps)
- TBD - 110
Engine
Engine Order Code
NA NA
Displacement
2.4L/144 2.5L/152
SAE Net Horsepower @ RPM
185 @ 6400 182 @ 6000
Engine Type
Gas I4 Gas I4
Fuel System
Direct Injection Electronic Fuel Injection
SAE Net Torque @ RPM
181 @ 3900 180 @ 4000
Mileage
EPA Fuel Economy Est - Hwy (MPG)
34 38
EPA Fuel Economy Est - City (MPG)
24 27
Fuel Economy Est-Combined (MPG)
28 31
Transmission
Clutch Size (in)
N/A NA
Third Gear Ratio (:1)
1.361 NA
Trans Type
6 1
Fifth Gear Ratio (:1)
0.830 NA
Trans Description Cont. Again
NA NA
Reverse Ratio (:1)
3.673 0.745
Second Gear Ratio (:1)
2.080 NA
Trans Order Code
NA NA
Final Drive Axle Ratio (:1)
4.105 4.828
Fourth Gear Ratio (:1)
1.024 NA
Trans Description Cont.
Manual Continuously Variable Ratio
Drivetrain
Front Wheel Drive Front Wheel Drive
Sixth Gear Ratio (:1)
0.686 NA
First Gear Ratio (:1)
3.643 - TBD -
Summary
Body Style
2 Door Coupe Sedan
Vehicle Name
Honda Accord Cpe Nissan Altima
Suspension
Shock Absorber Diameter - Front (mm)
N/A NA
Stabilizer Bar Diameter - Front (in)
0.71 - TBD -
Suspension Type - Rear
Multi-Link Multi-Link
Suspension Type - Rear (Cont.)
NA NA
Shock Absorber Diameter - Rear (mm)
N/A NA
Suspension Type - Front
MacPherson Strut Strut
Stabilizer Bar Diameter - Rear (in)
0.63 - TBD -
Suspension Type - Front (Cont.)
NA NA
Emissions
Tons/yr of CO2 Emissions @ 15K mi/year
6.5 5.9
EPA Greenhouse Gas Score
- - TBD -
Crash Test Ratings
Overall Rating
Overall Frontal Barrier Crash Rating
Frontal Barrier Crash Rating Driver
Frontal Barrier Crash Rating Passenger
Overall Side Crash Rating
Side Barrier Rating
Side Barrier Rating Driver
Side Barrier Rating Passenger Rear Seat
Side Pole Rating Driver Front Seat
Combined Side Rating Front Seat
Combined Side Rating Rear Seat
Rollover Rating

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