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Selected Style 2-Door Manual GS
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Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
2-Door Manual GS 28 38 $17,066 $17,595
2-Door Automatic GS 27 37 $18,021 $18,595
2-Door Automatic GS PZEV 27 37 $18,021 $18,595
2-Door Manual SE 28 38 $19,064 $19,895
2-Door Automatic SE 27 37 $20,009 $20,895
2-Door Automatic PZEV SE 27 37 $20,009 $20,895
4-Door Sedan I4 2.5
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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 SL 27 38 $25,959 $28,400
4-Door Sedan V6 3.5 SL 22 31 $27,929 $30,560
4-Door Sedan I4 2.5 SV 27 38 $22,018 $24,080
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
2-Door Coupe I4 2.5 S 23 32 $23,910 $25,230
Pricing
Invoice Price
$17,066
$20,356
Manufacturer Suggested Retail Price
$17,595
$21,760
Monthly Payment Estimate
$293 / month
$363 / month
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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
Fuel Economy - City 28 mpg 27 mpg
Fuel Economy - Highway 38 mpg 38 mpg
Vehicle
EPA Classification Midsize Cars Midsize
Number of Passenger Doors 2 -
Interior Dimensions
Second Hip Room (in) 53.100 52.100
Front Shoulder Room (in) 55.900 56.400
Second Head Room (in) 37.100 37.100
Second Shoulder Room (in) 54.500 56.400
Front Leg Room (in) 43.600 45.000
Passenger Volume (ft³) 95.400 101.900
Front Hip Room (in) 52.800 54.000
Second Leg Room (in) 33.300 36.100
Front Head Room (in) 39.800 40.000
Passenger Capacity 5 5
Exterior Dimensions
Min Ground Clearance (in) 5.500 - TBD -
Length, Overall (in) 178.700 191.500
Height, Overall (in) 56.500 57.900
Track Width, Rear (in) 61.500 62.400
Wheelbase (in) 106.300 109.300
Liftover Height (in) - TBD - 26.900
Width, Max w/o mirrors (in) 69.900 72.000
Track Width, Front (in) 61.000 62.400
Cargo Area Dimensions
Trunk Volume (ft³) 14.800 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) 10.300 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) 11.000 x - TBD - 11.700 x 1.020
Fuel Tank
Fuel Tank Capacity, Approx (gal) 13.200 18.000
Steering
Steering Ratio (:1), Overall 13.900 16.400
Turning Diameter - Curb to Curb (ft) 34.780 36.100
Steering Type Pwr Rack & Pinion Pwr Rack & Pinion
Lock to Lock Turns (Steering) 2.800 2.900
Turning Diameter - Wall to Wall (ft) - TBD - - TBD -
Tires
Rear Tire Order Code NA NA
Front Tire Size P205/55R16 P215/60R16
Spare Tire Size NA T135/90R16
Front Tire Order Code NA NA
Spare Tire Order Code NA NA
Rear Tire Size P205/55R16 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) 2687 3108
Wheels
Spare Wheel Size (in) NA Compact
Rear Wheel Material Aluminum Steel
Rear Wheel Size (in) 16 x 6.5 16 x 7
Front Wheel Material Aluminum Steel
Spare Wheel Material NA Steel
Front Wheel Size (in) 16 x 6.5 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) 90 110
Engine
Engine Order Code NA NA
Displacement 1.8L/110 2.5L/152
SAE Net Horsepower @ RPM 148 @ 6500 182 @ 6000
Engine Type Gas I4 Gas I4
Fuel System Electronic Fuel Injection Electronic Fuel Injection
SAE Net Torque @ RPM 131 @ 4700 180 @ 4000
Mileage
EPA Fuel Economy Est - Hwy (MPG) 38 38
EPA Fuel Economy Est - City (MPG) 28 27
Fuel Economy Est-Combined (MPG) 32 31
Transmission
Clutch Size (in) - TBD - NA
Third Gear Ratio (:1) 1.257 NA
Trans Type 6 1
Fifth Gear Ratio (:1) 0.778 NA
Trans Description Cont. Again NA NA
Reverse Ratio (:1) 3.583 0.745
Eighth Gear Ratio (:1) NA -
Second Gear Ratio (:1) 1.962 NA
Trans Order Code NA NA
Drivetrain Front Wheel Drive Front Wheel Drive
Final Drive Axle Ratio (:1) 4.333 4.828
Fourth Gear Ratio (:1) 0.976 NA
Trans Description Cont. Manual Continuously Variable Ratio
Sixth Gear Ratio (:1) 0.633 NA
Seventh Gear Ratio (:1) NA -
First Gear Ratio (:1) 3.308 - TBD -
Summary
Body Style Coupe Sedan
Vehicle Name Hyundai Elantra Coupe Nissan Altima
Suspension
Shock Absorber Diameter - Front (mm) N/A NA
Stabilizer Bar Diameter - Front (in) 0.866 - TBD -
Suspension Type - Rear Independent Multi-Link
Suspension Type - Rear (Cont.) w/Coil Springs NA
Shock Absorber Diameter - Rear (mm) N/A NA
Suspension Type - Front MacPherson Strut Strut
Stabilizer Bar Diameter - Rear (in) 0.866 - TBD -
Suspension Type - Front (Cont.) w/Coil Springs NA
Emissions
EPA Greenhouse Gas Score - TBD - - TBD -
Tons/yr of CO2 Emissions @ 15K mi/year 5.7 5.9
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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