Compare 1997 Nissan Altima vs 1997 Honda Accord Sedan

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1997 Honda Accord Sedan
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4-Door Sedan Manual XE
Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
4-Door Sedan Manual XE 24 30 $14,091 $15,649
97.5 4-Door Sedan Manual XE 24 30 $14,272 $15,849
4-Door Sedan Automatic XE 21 29 $14,839 $16,479
97.5 4-Door Sedan Automatic XE 21 29 $14,992 $16,649
4-Door Sedan Manual GXE 24 30 $15,219 $16,999
97.5 4-Door Sedan Manual GXE 24 30 $15,577 $17,399
4-Door Sedan Automatic GXE 21 29 $15,961 $17,829
97.5 4-Door Sedan Automatic GXE 21 29 $16,293 $18,199
4-Door Sedan Manual SE 24 30 $17,178 $19,299
97.5 4-Door Sedan Manual SE 24 30 $17,534 $19,699
4-Door Sedan Automatic SE 21 29 $17,917 $20,129
97.5 4-Door Sedan Automatic SE 21 29 $18,246 $20,499
97.5 4-Door Sedan Automatic GLE 21 29 $18,602 $20,899
4-Door Sedan Automatic GLE 21 29 $18,691 $20,999
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4-Door Sedan Manual DX
Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
4-Door Sedan Manual DX 25 32 $13,343 $15,100
4-Door Sedan Automatic DX 23 30 $14,050 $15,900
4-Door Sedan Automatic Value Pkg 23 30 $15,016 $16,995
4-Door Sedan Manual LX 25 32 $16,073 $18,190
4-Door Sedan Automatic LX 23 30 $16,779 $18,990
4-Door Sedan Automatic w/ABS LX 23 30 $17,530 $19,840
4-Door Sedan Automatic Special Edition 23 30 $18,026 $20,400
4-Door Sedan Manual EX 25 31 $18,291 $20,700
4-Door Sedan Automatic EX 23 31 $18,998 $21,500
4-Door Sedan Manual w/Leather EX 25 31 $19,307 $21,850
4-Door Sedan Automatic V6 LX 19 25 $19,882 $22,500
4-Door Sedan Automatic w/Leather EX 23 31 $20,014 $22,650
4-Door Sedan Automatic V6 EX 19 25 $22,179 $25,100
Pricing
Invoice Price
$14,091
$13,343
Manufacturer Suggested Retail Price
$15,649
$15,100
Monthly Payment Estimate
$261 / month
$252 / month
The Car Connection's Take
TCC Rating
Fuel Economy
City
24 mpg 25 mpg
Highway
30 mpg 32 mpg
Vehicle
EPA Classification
Compact Compact
Interior Dimensions
Front Hip Room (in)
52.8 52.6
Second Leg Room (in)
34.7 34.3
Front Head Room (in)
39.3 39.4
Passenger Volume (ft³)
93.8 94.7
Second Hip Room (in)
52.4 51.4
Front Shoulder Room (in)
54.8 55.7
Second Head Room (in)
37.6 37.6
Passenger Capacity
5 5
Second Shoulder Room (in)
54.0 54.3
Front Leg Room (in)
42.6 42.7
Exterior Dimensions
Track Width, Rear (in)
57.3 59.1
Wheelbase (in)
103.1 106.9
Liftover Height (in)
- TBD - - TBD -
Width, Max w/o mirrors (in)
67.1 70.1
Track Width, Front (in)
57.7 59.6
Min Ground Clearance (in)
4.6 6.3
Length, Overall (in)
180.5 185.6
Height, Overall (in)
55.9 55.1
Cargo Area Dimensions
Trunk Volume (ft³)
14.0 13.0
Brakes
Brake Type
Power Power
Rear Drum Diam x Width (in)
9.0 x - TBD - 8.66 x 1.38
Disc - Front (Yes or )
Yes Yes
Front Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in)
10.9 x 0.87 10.2 x 0.91
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
Fuel Tank
Fuel Tank Capacity, Approx (gal)
15.9 17.0
Steering
Steering Type
Pwr Rack & Pinion Pwr Rack & Pinion
Lock to Lock Turns (Steering)
2.7 3.11
Turning Diameter - Wall to Wall (ft)
40.0 - TBD -
Steering Ratio (:1), Overall
17.0 16.3
Turning Diameter - Curb to Curb (ft)
37.4 36.1
Tires
Spare Tire Order Code
NA NA
Rear Tire Size
P205/60R15 P185/70R14
Rear Tire Order Code
NA NA
Front Tire Size
P205/60R15 P185/70R14
Spare Tire Size
T125/70D15 Compact
Front Tire Order Code
NA NA
Trailering
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs)
- TBD - NA
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs)
- TBD - NA
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs)
- TBD - NA
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs)
- TBD - NA
Weight Information
Base Curb Weight (lbs)
2800 2855
Wheels
Rear Wheel Size (in)
15 x 6.0 14 x 5
Front Wheel Material
Steel Steel
Spare Wheel Material
- TBD - - TBD -
Front Wheel Size (in)
15 x 6.0 14 x 5
Spare Wheel Size (in)
15 x 4.0 - TBD -
Rear Wheel Material
Steel Steel
Cooling System
Total Cooling System Capacity (qts)
7.4 7.3
Electrical
Cold Cranking Amps @ 0° F (Primary)
550 - TBD -
Maximum Alternator Capacity (amps)
80 80
Engine
SAE Net Torque @ RPM
154 @ 4400 139 @ 4200
Engine Order Code
NA NA
Displacement
2.4L/146 2.2L/132
SAE Net Horsepower @ RPM
150 @ 5600 130 @ 5300
Engine Type
Gas I4 Gas I4
Fuel System
SFI PGM-FI
Mileage
EPA Fuel Economy Est - Hwy (MPG)
30 32
EPA Fuel Economy Est - City (MPG)
24 25
Transmission
Sixth Gear Ratio (:1)
NA NA
First Gear Ratio (:1)
3.29 3.307
Clutch Size (in)
8.86 - TBD -
Third Gear Ratio (:1)
1.21 1.185
Trans Type
5 5
Fifth Gear Ratio (:1)
0.74 0.685
Seventh Gear Ratio (:1)
NA NA
Trans Description Cont. Again
NA NA
Drivetrain
Front Wheel Drive Front Wheel Drive
Reverse Ratio (:1)
3.43 3.000
Second Gear Ratio (:1)
1.85 1.809
Trans Order Code
NA NA
Final Drive Axle Ratio (:1)
3.65 4.062
Fourth Gear Ratio (:1)
0.95 0.903
Trans Description Cont.
Manual w/OD Manual
Summary
Vehicle Name
Nissan Altima Honda Accord Sdn
Body Style
4 Door Sedan XE 4 Door Sedan
Suspension
Shock Absorber Diameter - Rear (mm)
32 - TBD -
Suspension Type - Front
Independent Strut Double Wishbone
Stabilizer Bar Diameter - Rear (in)
0.59 NA
Suspension Type - Front (Cont.)
NA w/Coil Springs
Shock Absorber Diameter - Front (mm)
32 - TBD -
Stabilizer Bar Diameter - Front (in)
0.83 0.87
Suspension Type - Rear
Independent Strut Double Wishbone
Suspension Type - Rear (Cont.)
NA NA

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