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Selected Style DX Manual
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Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
Manual DX 26 34 $14,228 $15,800
Automatic DX 24 33 $14,947 $16,600
Manual LX 26 34 $17,238 $19,200
Manual w/Side Airbags LX 26 34 $17,508 $19,450
Automatic LX 24 33 $18,002 $20,000
Automatic w/Side Airbags LX 24 33 $18,227 $20,250
Automatic V6 LX 21 30 $20,698 $23,000
Automatic V6 ULEV LX 21 30 $20,698 $23,000
Manual EX 26 34 $19,440 $21,600
Automatic EX 24 33 $20,159 $22,400
Manual w/Leather EX 26 34 $20,608 $22,900
Automatic w/Leather EX 24 33 $21,327 $23,700
Manual w/Leather/Navi EX 26 34 $22,405 $24,900
Automatic w/Leather/Navi EX 24 33 $23,124 $25,700
Automatic V6 w/Leather EX 21 30 $23,214 $25,800
Automatic V6 ULEV w/Leather EX 21 30 $23,214 $25,800
Automatic V6 w/Leather/Navi EX 21 30 $25,012 $27,800
Automatic V6 ULEV w/Leather/Navi EX 21 30 $25,012 $27,800
4-Door Sedan Manual
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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
$14,228
$16,365
Manufacturer Suggested Retail Price
$15,800
$16,749
Monthly Payment Estimate
$263 / month
$279 / month
Dealer Price Quotes
The Car Connection's Take
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Fuel Economy
Fuel Economy - City 26 mpg 23 mpg
Fuel Economy - Highway 34 mpg 29 mpg
Vehicle
EPA Classification Midsize Compact
Interior Dimensions
Front Hip Room (in) 54.6 53.0
Second Leg Room (in) 36.8 36.4
Passenger Volume (ft³) 102.7 103.2
Front Head Room (in) 40.4 40.8
Second Hip Room (in) 53.5 52.7
Front Shoulder Room (in) 56.9 56.7
Second Head Room (in) 38.5 37.6
Passenger Capacity 5 5
Second Shoulder Room (in) 56.1 56.1
Front Leg Room (in) 42.6 43.9
Exterior Dimensions
Track Width, Rear (in) 61.2 61.2
Wheelbase (in) 107.9 110.2
Liftover Height (in) - TBD - 27.6
Width, Max w/o mirrors (in) 71.5 70.4
Track Width, Front (in) 61.1 61.0
Min Ground Clearance (in) - TBD - - TBD -
Length, Overall (in) 189.5 191.5
Height, Overall (in) 57.1 57.9
Cargo Area Dimensions
Trunk Volume (ft³) 14.0 15.6
Brakes
Brake Type Power Power
Rear Drum Diam x Width (in) - TBD - NA
Disc - Front (Yes or ) Yes Yes
Front Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in) 11.1 x - TBD - 11.7 x 0.35
Drum - Rear (Yes or ) Yes NA
Brake ABS System 4-Wheel NA
Disc - Rear (Yes or ) NA Yes
Rear Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in) NA 11.5 x 0.35
Fuel Tank
Fuel Tank Capacity, Approx (gal) 17.1 20.0
Steering
Steering Type Pwr Rack & Pinion Pwr Rack & Pinion
Lock to Lock Turns (Steering) 2.98 2.8
Turning Diameter - Wall to Wall (ft) - TBD - - TBD -
Steering Ratio (:1), Overall - TBD - 16.1
Turning Diameter - Curb to Curb (ft) 36.9 37.4
Tires
Spare Tire Order Code NA NA
Rear Tire Size P195/65R15 P205/65R16
Rear Tire Order Code NA NA
Front Tire Size P195/65R15 P205/65R16
Spare Tire Size - TBD - Compact
Front Tire Order Code NA NA
Trailering
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs) NA 100
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs) NA NA
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs) NA 1000
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs) NA NA
Weight Information
Base Curb Weight (lbs) 2989 3001
Wheels
Rear Wheel Size (in) 15 x - TBD - 16 x 6.5
Front Wheel Material Steel Steel
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
Cooling System
Total Cooling System Capacity (qts) - TBD - - TBD -
Electrical
Cold Cranking Amps @ 0° F (Primary) - TBD - - TBD -
Maximum Alternator Capacity (amps) - TBD - 110
Engine
SAE Net Torque @ RPM 161 @ 4500 180 @ 4000
Engine Order Code NA NA
Displacement 2.4L/144 2.5L/- TBD -
SAE Net Horsepower @ RPM 160 @ 5500 175 @ 6000
Engine Type Gas I4 Gas I4
Fuel System PGM-FI SMPI
Mileage
EPA Fuel Economy Est - Hwy (MPG) 34 29
EPA Fuel Economy Est - City (MPG) 26 23
Transmission
Sixth Gear Ratio (:1) NA NA
First Gear Ratio (:1) 3.267 3.42
Clutch Size (in) - TBD - - TBD -
Third Gear Ratio (:1) 1.147 1.26
Trans Type 5 5
Fifth Gear Ratio (:1) 0.659 0.77
Seventh Gear Ratio (:1) NA NA
Trans Description Cont. Again NA NA
Drivetrain Front Wheel Drive Front Wheel Drive
Reverse Ratio (:1) 3.583 2.27
Second Gear Ratio (:1) 1.769 1.94
Trans Order Code NA NA
Final Drive Axle Ratio (:1) 4.389 4.13
Fourth Gear Ratio (:1) 0.872 0.95
Trans Description Cont. Manual w/OD Manual w/OD
Summary
Vehicle Name Honda Accord Sdn Nissan Altima
Body Style 4 Door Sedan 4 Door Sedan
Suspension
Shock Absorber Diameter - Rear (mm) - TBD - - TBD -
Suspension Type - Front Double Wishbone Independent Strut
Stabilizer Bar Diameter - Rear (in) NA - TBD -
Suspension Type - Front (Cont.) NA w/Coil Springs
Shock Absorber Diameter - Front (mm) - TBD - - TBD -
Stabilizer Bar Diameter - Front (in) 1.00 - TBD -
Suspension Type - Rear Double Wishbone Multi-Link
Suspension Type - Rear (Cont.) NA w/Coil Springs
 
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