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4-Door Sedan Manual
Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
4-Door Sedan Manual 22 30 $14,104 $15,499
4-Door Sedan Automatic 20 28 $14,603 $15,999
4-Door Sedan V6 Manual GLS 20 28 $15,381 $16,999
4-Door Sedan V6 Automatic GLS 20 27 $15,880 $17,499
4-Door Sedan V6 Manual LX 20 28 $16,484 $18,324
4-Door Sedan V6 Automatic LX 20 27 $16,983 $18,824
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4-Door Sedan Manual
Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
4-Door Sedan Manual 23 29 $16,007 $16,649
4-Door Sedan Automatic 23 29 $16,487 $17,149
4-Door Sedan Manual S 23 29 $17,011 $18,499
4-Door Sedan Automatic S 23 29 $17,472 $18,999
4-Door Sedan Manual SL 23 29 $20,364 $22,399
4-Door Sedan Manual SE 21 26 $20,592 $22,649
4-Door Sedan Automatic SL 23 29 $20,819 $22,899
4-Door Sedan Automatic SE 19 26 $21,046 $23,149
Pricing
Invoice Price
$14,104
$16,007
Manufacturer Suggested Retail Price
$15,499
$16,649
Monthly Payment Estimate
$258 / month
$277 / month
The Car Connection's Take
TCC Rating
6.0
Fuel Economy
City
22 mpg 23 mpg
Highway
30 mpg 29 mpg
Vehicle
EPA Classification
Mid-Size Compact
Interior Dimensions
Second Leg Room (in)
36.2 36.4
Front Head Room (in)
39.3 40.8
Passenger Volume (ft³)
100.0 103.2
Second Hip Room (in)
54.4 52.7
Front Shoulder Room (in)
56.9 56.7
Second Head Room (in)
37.6 37.6
Passenger Capacity
5 5
Second Shoulder Room (in)
55.7 56.1
Front Leg Room (in)
43.3 43.9
Front Hip Room (in)
55.8 53.0
Exterior Dimensions
Liftover Height (in)
27.1 - TBD -
Width, Max w/o mirrors (in)
71.7 70.4
Track Width, Front (in)
60.6 61.0
Min Ground Clearance (in)
6.34 - TBD -
Length, Overall (in)
186.9 191.5
Height, Overall (in)
56.0 57.9
Track Width, Rear (in)
60.2 61.2
Wheelbase (in)
106.3 110.2
Cargo Area Dimensions
Trunk Volume (ft³)
113 15.6
Brakes
Front Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in)
10.9 x - TBD - - TBD -
Drum - Rear (Yes or )
Yes NA
Brake ABS System
NA NA
Disc - Rear (Yes or )
NA Yes
Rear Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in)
NA - TBD -
Brake Type
Pwr-Assisted Power
Rear Drum Diam x Width (in)
9.0 x 1.7 NA
Disc - Front (Yes or )
Yes Yes
Fuel Tank
Fuel Tank Capacity, Approx (gal)
17.2 20.0
Steering
Turning Diameter - Wall to Wall (ft)
20.8 - TBD -
Steering Ratio (:1), Overall
14.1 16.1
Turning Diameter - Curb to Curb (ft)
34.4 37.4
Steering Type
Pwr Rack & Pinion Pwr Rack & Pinion
Lock to Lock Turns (Steering)
2.92 2.8
Tires
Rear Tire Size
P205/65R15 P205/65R16
Rear Tire Order Code
NA NA
Front Tire Size
P205/60R15 P205/65R16
Spare Tire Size
Compact Compact
Front Tire Order Code
NA NA
Spare Tire Order Code
NA NA
Trailering
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs)
100 100
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs)
NA NA
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs)
1000 1000
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs)
NA NA
Weight Information
Base Curb Weight (lbs)
3217 2999
Wheels
Front Wheel Material
Steel Steel
Spare Wheel Material
Steel Steel
Front Wheel Size (in)
15 x 6.0 16 x 6.5
Spare Wheel Size (in)
- TBD - Compact
Rear Wheel Material
Steel Steel
Rear Wheel Size (in)
15 x 6.0 16 x 6.5
Cooling System
Total Cooling System Capacity (qts)
7.7 - TBD -
Electrical
Cold Cranking Amps @ 0° F (Primary)
- TBD - - TBD -
Maximum Alternator Capacity (amps)
95 - TBD -
Engine
Displacement
2.4L/143 2.5L/152
SAE Net Horsepower @ RPM
149 @ 5500 175 @ 6000
Engine Type
Gas I4 Gas I4
Fuel System
MPFI SMPI
SAE Net Torque @ RPM
156 @ 3000 181 @ 4000
Engine Order Code
NA NA
Mileage
EPA Fuel Economy Est - City (MPG)
22 23
EPA Fuel Economy Est - Hwy (MPG)
30 29
Transmission
Trans Type
5 5
Fifth Gear Ratio (:1)
0.78 0.77
Seventh Gear Ratio (:1)
NA NA
Trans Description Cont. Again
NA NA
Drivetrain
Front Wheel Drive Front Wheel Drive
Reverse Ratio (:1)
3.46 2.27
Second Gear Ratio (:1)
1.95 1.94
Trans Order Code
NA NA
Final Drive Axle Ratio (:1)
3.88 4.13
Fourth Gear Ratio (:1)
0.94 0.95
Trans Description Cont.
Manual w/OD Manual w/OD
Sixth Gear Ratio (:1)
NA NA
First Gear Ratio (:1)
3.46 3.42
Clutch Size (in)
8.86 - TBD -
Third Gear Ratio (:1)
1.30 1.26
Summary
Vehicle Name
Hyundai Sonata Nissan Altima
Body Style
4 Door Sedan 4 Door Sedan
Suspension
Stabilizer Bar Diameter - Rear (in)
- TBD - - TBD -
Suspension Type - Front (Cont.)
Double-wishbone 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.)
Multi-Link w/Coil Springs
Shock Absorber Diameter - Rear (mm)
- TBD - - TBD -
Suspension Type - Front
Independent Independent Strut

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