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Selected Style 4-Door Sedan FWD
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Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
4-Door Sedan I4 Manual FWD 22 29 $20,224 $21,860
4-Door Sedan I4 Automatic FWD Premier 22 31 $23,050 $25,000
4-Door Sedan V6 Automatic AWD Premier 18 25 $26,182 $28,480
4-Door Sedan I4 CVT 2.5
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Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
4-Door Sedan I4 CVT 2.5 23 32 $19,078 $19,900
4-Door Sedan I4 CVT 2.5 S 23 32 $20,476 $21,840
4-Door Sedan I4 CVT 2.5 SL 23 32 $20,476 $21,840
2-Door Coupe I4 Manual 2.5 S 23 32 $21,505 $22,940
2-Door Coupe I4 CVT 2.5 S 23 31 $21,973 $23,440
4-Door Sedan V6 CVT 3.5 SR 19 26 $22,727 $24,520
4-Door Sedan I4 eCVT Hybrid 35 33 $25,097 $26,780
2-Door Coupe V6 CVT 3.5 SR 19 26 $25,732 $27,770
2-Door Coupe V6 Manual 3.5 SR 18 27 $27,888 $30,100
Pricing
Invoice Price
$20,224
$19,078
Manufacturer Suggested Retail Price
$21,860
$19,900
Monthly Payment Estimate
$364 / month
$332 / month
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TCC's Bottom Line The 2010 Mercury Milan and Milan Hybrid are stylish and comfortable sedans with great handling, a stylish interior, and good to excellent fuel economy. The 2010 Nissan Altima remains one of the sportier choices among mid-size sedans, though if interior space matters, it might not feel as roomy as rivals.
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Fuel Economy
Fuel Economy - City 22 mpg 23 mpg
Fuel Economy - Highway 29 mpg 32 mpg
Vehicle
EPA Classification Mid-Size Midsize
Interior Dimensions
Front Hip Room (in) 54.0 56.8
Passenger Volume (ft³) 100.3 100.7
Second Leg Room (in) 37.1 35.8
Front Head Room (in) 38.7 40.6
Second Hip Room (in) 53.3 52.5
Front Shoulder Room (in) 57.4 55.7
Passenger Capacity 5 5
Second Head Room (in) 37.8 36.8
Second Shoulder Room (in) 56.5 55.5
Front Leg Room (in) 42.3 44.1
Exterior Dimensions
Track Width, Rear (in) 61.3 61.0
Wheelbase (in) 107.4 109.3
Liftover Height (in) - TBD - 27.6
Width, Max w/o mirrors (in) 72.2 70.7
Track Width, Front (in) 61.7 61.0
Min Ground Clearance (in) - TBD - 5.4
Length, Overall (in) 189.8 190.7
Height, Overall (in) 56.9 58.0
Cargo Area Dimensions
Trunk Volume (ft³) 16.5 15.3
Brakes
Brake Type Power Power
Rear Drum Diam x Width (in) NA NA
Disc - Front (Yes or ) Yes Yes
Front Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in) - TBD - 11.7 x 1.02
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) - TBD - 11.5 x 0.35
Fuel Tank
Fuel Tank Capacity, Approx (gal) 17.5 20.0
Steering
Steering Type Variable Assisted Pwr Rack & Pinion Pwr Rack & Pinion
Lock to Lock Turns (Steering) - TBD - 2.83
Turning Diameter - Wall to Wall (ft) - TBD - NA
Steering Ratio (:1), Overall 16.0 16.2
Turning Diameter - Curb to Curb (ft) 38.7 36.1
Tires
Spare Tire Order Code - TBD - NA
Rear Tire Size P205/60R16 P215/60R16
Rear Tire Order Code T6M NA
Front Tire Size P205/60R16 P215/60R16
Spare Tire Size T145/80D16 T135/906
Front Tire Order Code T6M NA
Trailering
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs) - TBD - 1000
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs) - TBD - 1000
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs) - TBD - 100
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs) - TBD - 100
Weight Information
Base Curb Weight (lbs) 3308 3180
Wheels
Rear Wheel Size (in) 16 x - TBD - 16 x 7.0
Front Wheel Material Aluminum Steel
Spare Wheel Material Steel Steel
Front Wheel Size (in) 16 x - TBD - 16 x 7.0
Spare Wheel Size (in) 16 x - TBD - Compact
Rear Wheel Material Aluminum Steel
Cooling System
Total Cooling System Capacity (qts) - TBD - 8.0
Electrical
Cold Cranking Amps @ 0° F (Primary) - TBD - 550
Maximum Alternator Capacity (amps) 150 110
Engine
Engine Type Gas I4 Gas I4
Fuel System SMFI SMPI
SAE Net Torque @ RPM 172 @ 4500 180 @ 3900
Engine Order Code 99A QR25DE
Displacement 2.5L/139 2.5L/- TBD -
SAE Net Horsepower @ RPM 175 @ 6000 175 @ 5600
Mileage
Fuel Economy Est-Combined (MPG) 24 26
EPA Fuel Economy Est - Hwy (MPG) 29 32
EPA Fuel Economy Est - City (MPG) 22 23
Transmission
Reverse Ratio (:1) - TBD - 1.78
Second Gear Ratio (:1) - TBD - NA
Trans Order Code - TBD - NA
Final Drive Axle Ratio (:1) 4.39 5.12
Fourth Gear Ratio (:1) - TBD - NA
Trans Description Cont. Manual Continuously Variable
Drivetrain Front Wheel Drive Front Wheel Drive
Sixth Gear Ratio (:1) - TBD - NA
First Gear Ratio (:1) - TBD - 2.37 - 0.44
Clutch Size (in) - TBD - - TBD -
Third Gear Ratio (:1) - TBD - NA
Trans Type 6 1
Fifth Gear Ratio (:1) - TBD - NA
Trans Description Cont. Again NA NA
Summary
Vehicle Name Mercury Milan Nissan Altima
Body Style 4 Door Sedan 4 Door Sedan
Suspension
Shock Absorber Diameter - Rear (mm) - TBD - - TBD -
Suspension Type - Front Independent Independent Strut
Stabilizer Bar Diameter - Rear (in) 0.63 0.68
Suspension Type - Front (Cont.) Short & Long Arms w/Coil Springs
Shock Absorber Diameter - Front (mm) - TBD - - TBD -
Stabilizer Bar Diameter - Front (in) 0.94 0.86
Suspension Type - Rear Independent Multi-Link
Suspension Type - Rear (Cont.) Multi-Link w/Coil Springs
Emissions
Tons/yr of CO2 Emissions @ 15K mi/year 7.8 6.9
EPA Greenhouse Gas Score - 7
 
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