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Selected Style 4-Door Sedan Manual LX
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Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
4-Door Sedan Manual LX 23 30 $12,345 $12,895
4-Door Sedan Manual EX 23 30 $13,925 $14,895
4-Door Sedan Automatic EX 24 32 $14,860 $15,895
4-Door Sedan Manual SX 23 30 $14,955 $15,995
5-Door HB Manual Spectra5 23 30 $14,955 $15,995
4-Door Sedan Automatic SX 24 32 $15,890 $16,995
5-Door HB Automatic Spectra5 24 32 $15,890 $16,995
4-Door Sedan I4 Manual 2.5
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Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
4-Door Sedan I4 Manual 2.5 26 35 $17,538 $17,950
4-Door Sedan I4 Manual ULEV 2.5 26 35 $17,538 $17,950
4-Door Sedan I4 Manual 2.5 S 26 35 $18,519 $19,800
4-Door Sedan I4 Manual ULEV 2.5 S 26 35 $18,519 $19,800
4-Door Sedan I4 CVT 2.5 S 26 34 $18,987 $20,300
4-Door Sedan I4 CVT ULEV 2.5 S 26 34 $18,987 $20,300
4-Door Sedan V6 Manual 3.5SE 21 29 $22,196 $24,000
4-Door Sedan V6 CVT 3.5 SE 22 28 $22,658 $24,500
4-Door Sedan I4 eCVT 2.5 Hybrid 35 33 $23,442 $24,990
4-Door Sedan V6 CVT 3.5 SL 22 28 $26,265 $28,400
Pricing
Invoice Price
$12,345
$17,538
Manufacturer Suggested Retail Price
$12,895
$17,950
Monthly Payment Estimate
$215 / month
$299 / month
Dealer Price Quotes
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Fuel Economy
Fuel Economy - City 23 mpg 26 mpg
Fuel Economy - Highway 30 mpg 35 mpg
Vehicle
EPA Classification Midsize Compact
Interior Dimensions
Second Hip Room (in) 53.9 52.5
Front Shoulder Room (in) 55.1 55.7
Second Head Room (in) 38.2 36.8
Passenger Capacity 5 5
Second Shoulder Room (in) 53.9 55.5
Front Leg Room (in) 42.8 42.2
Front Hip Room (in) 52.4 56.8
Second Leg Room (in) 35.4 39.5
Passenger Volume (ft³) 97.0 100.7
Front Head Room (in) 40.0 40.6
Exterior Dimensions
Min Ground Clearance (in) 6.3 - TBD -
Length, Overall (in) 177.2 189.8
Height, Overall (in) 57.9 57.9
Track Width, Rear (in) 58.5 61.0
Wheelbase (in) 102.8 109.3
Liftover Height (in) - TBD - 27.6
Width, Max w/o mirrors (in) 68.3 70.7
Track Width, Front (in) 58.9 61.0
Cargo Area Dimensions
Trunk Volume (ft³) 12.2 17.9
Brakes
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 11.5 x 0.35
Brake Type Pwr Power
Rear Drum Diam x Width (in) - TBD - NA
Disc - Front (Yes or ) Yes Yes
Front Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in) 10.8 x 1.0 11.7 x 1.02
Fuel Tank
Fuel Tank Capacity, Approx (gal) 14.0 20.0
Steering
Steering Ratio (:1), Overall - TBD - 16.1
Turning Diameter - Curb to Curb (ft) 33.3 37.4
Steering Type Pwr Rack & Pinion Pwr Rack & Pinion
Lock to Lock Turns (Steering) 2.8 2.8
Turning Diameter - Wall to Wall (ft) - TBD - - TBD -
Tires
Rear Tire Order Code NA NA
Front Tire Size P195/60R15 P215/60R16
Spare Tire Size Compact T135/70R16
Front Tire Order Code NA NA
Spare Tire Order Code NA NA
Rear Tire Size P195/60R15 P215/60R16
Trailering
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
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs) NA - TBD -
Weight Information
Base Curb Weight (lbs) 2919 3055
Wheels
Spare Wheel Size (in) Compact - TBD -
Rear Wheel Material Steel Steel
Rear Wheel Size (in) 15 x 6 16 x 7.0
Front Wheel Material Steel Steel
Spare Wheel Material Steel Steel
Front Wheel Size (in) 15 x 6 16 x 7.0
Cooling System
Total Cooling System Capacity (qts) 6.3 - TBD -
Electrical
Maximum Alternator Capacity (amps) - TBD - 110
Cold Cranking Amps @ 0° F (Primary) - TBD - - TBD -
Engine
Engine Type Gas I4 Gas I4
Fuel System MPFI SMPI
SAE Net Torque @ RPM 136 @ 4500 180 @ 3900
Engine Order Code NA QR25
Displacement 2.0L/121 2.5L/152
SAE Net Horsepower @ RPM 138 @ 6000 175 @ 5600
Mileage
EPA Fuel Economy Est - City (MPG) 23 26
EPA Fuel Economy Est - Hwy (MPG) 30 35
Transmission
Drivetrain Front Wheel Drive Front Wheel Drive
Reverse Ratio (:1) 3.25 3.37
Second Gear Ratio (:1) 2.05 1.95
Trans Order Code NA NA
Final Drive Axle Ratio (:1) 3.84 3.81
Fourth Gear Ratio (:1) 1.06 1.06
Trans Description Cont. Manual w/OD Manual w/OD
Sixth Gear Ratio (:1) NA 0.67
First Gear Ratio (:1) 3.62 3.50
Clutch Size (in) - TBD - - TBD -
Third Gear Ratio (:1) 1.39 1.39
Trans Type 5 6
Fifth Gear Ratio (:1) 0.84 0.81
Trans Description Cont. Again NA NA
Summary
Body Style 4dr Sdn 4 Door Sedan
Vehicle Name Kia Spectra Nissan Altima
Suspension
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
Stabilizer Bar Diameter - Rear (in) - TBD - - TBD -
Suspension Type - Front (Cont.) MacPherson Strut w/Coil Springs
 
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