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Selected Style 4-Door Sedan GS
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Body Style

Trim

Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
4-Door Sedan GS 24 34 $14,798 $16,240
4-Door Sedan LS 20 29 $15,955 $17,540
4-Door Sedan XE Manual
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Transmission

Trim

Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
4-Door Sedan Manual XE 23 31 $14,547 $15,140
4-Door Sedan Automatic XE 21 28 $15,315 $15,940
4-Door Sedan Manual GXE 23 31 $15,016 $16,340
4-Door Sedan Automatic GXE 21 28 $15,751 $17,140
4-Door Sedan Manual SE 23 31 $16,935 $18,640
4-Door Sedan Automatic SE 21 28 $17,662 $19,440
4-Door Sedan Automatic GLE 21 29 $18,525 $20,390
Pricing
Invoice Price
$14,798
$14,547
Manufacturer Suggested Retail Price
$16,240
$15,140
Monthly Payment Estimate
$271 / month
$252 / month
Dealer Price Quotes
The Car Connection's Take
TCC Rating
Fuel Economy
Fuel Economy - City 24 mpg 23 mpg
Fuel Economy - Highway 34 mpg 31 mpg
Vehicle
EPA Classification Compact Compact
Interior Dimensions
Second Leg Room (in) 34.4 33.9
Front Head Room (in) 39.0 39.5
Passenger Volume (ft³) 90.2 93.8
Second Hip Room (in) 45.5 52.6
Front Shoulder Room (in) 53.9 55.7
Second Head Room (in) 36.8 37.7
Passenger Capacity 5 5
Second Shoulder Room (in) 53.3 54.8
Front Leg Room (in) 42.4 42.0
Front Hip Room (in) 50.7 52.5
Exterior Dimensions
Liftover Height (in) 25.1 29.1
Width, Max w/o mirrors (in) 69.1 69.1
Track Width, Front (in) 59.2 59.3
Min Ground Clearance (in) - TBD - 4.7
Length, Overall (in) 184.8 183.8
Height, Overall (in) 54.5 56.0
Track Width, Rear (in) 58.5 58.9
Wheelbase (in) 106.5 103.2
Cargo Area Dimensions
Trunk Volume (ft³) 13.9 13.8
Brakes
Disc - Front (Yes or ) Yes Yes
Front Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in) 10.24 x 0.94 11.4 x 0.87
Drum - Rear (Yes or ) Yes Yes
Brake ABS System NA NA
Disc - Rear (Yes or ) NA NA
Rear Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in) NA NA
Brake Type Power Power
Rear Drum Diam x Width (in) 8.0 x 1.5 9.0 x -TBD-
Fuel Tank
Fuel Tank Capacity, Approx (gal) 15.0 15.9
Steering
Lock to Lock Turns (Steering) 2.78 2.7
Turning Diameter - Wall to Wall (ft) 38.4 40.0
Steering Ratio (:1), Overall 14.52 17.0
Turning Diameter - Curb to Curb (ft) 36.5 37.4
Steering Type Pwr Rack & Pinion Pwr Rack & Pinion
Tires
Rear Tire Size P185/70R14 P195/65R15
Rear Tire Order Code NA NA
Front Tire Size P185/70R14 P195/65R15
Spare Tire Size T135/80R15 T125/70D15
Front Tire Order Code NA NA
Spare Tire Order Code NA NA
Trailering
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs) 100 110
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs) N/A NA
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs) 1000 1000
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs) N/A NA
Weight Information
Base Curb Weight (lbs) 2805 2888
Wheels
Front Wheel Material Steel Steel
Spare Wheel Material Steel - TBD -
Front Wheel Size (in) 14 x 5.5 15 x 6
Spare Wheel Size (in) 15 x - TBD - 15 x 4
Rear Wheel Material Steel Steel
Rear Wheel Size (in) 14 x 5.5 15 x 6
Cooling System
Total Cooling System Capacity (qts) 7.0 7.0
Electrical
Cold Cranking Amps @ 0° F (Primary) 590 550
Maximum Alternator Capacity (amps) 130 100
Engine
Displacement 2.0L/123 2.4L/146
SAE Net Horsepower @ RPM 125 @ 5500 155 @ 5600
Engine Type Gas I4 Gas I4
Fuel System SMPI SFI
SAE Net Torque @ RPM 130 @ 4000 156 @ 4400
Engine Order Code 993 NA
Mileage
EPA Fuel Economy Est - City (MPG) 24 23
EPA Fuel Economy Est - Hwy (MPG) 34 31
Transmission
Clutch Size (in) 9.5 8.86
Third Gear Ratio (:1) 1.45 1.21
Trans Type 5 5
Fifth Gear Ratio (:1) 0.77 0.74
Seventh Gear Ratio (:1) NA NA
Trans Description Cont. Again NA NA
Drivetrain Front Wheel Drive Front Wheel Drive
Reverse Ratio (:1) 3.46 3.43
Second Gear Ratio (:1) 2.14 1.85
Trans Order Code 445 NA
Final Drive Axle Ratio (:1) 3.84 3.82
Fourth Gear Ratio (:1) 1.03 0.95
Trans Description Cont. Manual w/OD Manual w/OD
Sixth Gear Ratio (:1) NA NA
First Gear Ratio (:1) 3.42 3.29
Summary
Vehicle Name Mercury Mystique Nissan Altima
Body Style 4 Door Sedan 4 Door Sedan
Suspension
Stabilizer Bar Diameter - Rear (in) 0.63 0.63
Suspension Type - Front (Cont.) w/Coil Springs w/Coil Springs
Shock Absorber Diameter - Front (mm) 32 32
Stabilizer Bar Diameter - Front (in) 0.79 0.83
Suspension Type - Rear Indep Quadralink Independent Strut
Suspension Type - Rear (Cont.) w/Passive Steering w/Coil Springs
Shock Absorber Diameter - Rear (mm) 32 32
Suspension Type - Front MacPherson Strut Independent Strut
 
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