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Selected Style 4-Door Sedan XE Manual
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Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
4-Door Sedan Manual XE 24 30 $14,091 $15,649
4-Door Sedan Automatic XE 21 29 $14,839 $16,479
4-Door Sedan Manual GXE 24 30 $15,219 $16,999
4-Door Sedan Automatic GXE 21 29 $15,961 $17,829
4-Door Sedan Manual SE 24 30 $17,178 $19,299
4-Door Sedan Automatic SE 21 29 $17,917 $20,129
4-Door Sedan Automatic GLE 21 29 $18,691 $20,999
97.5 4-Door Sedan Manual XE 24 30 $14,272 $15,849
97.5 4-Door Sedan Automatic XE 21 29 $14,992 $16,649
97.5 4-Door Sedan Manual GXE 24 30 $15,577 $17,399
97.5 4-Door Sedan Automatic GXE 21 29 $16,293 $18,199
97.5 4-Door Sedan Manual SE 24 30 $17,534 $19,699
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 DX Manual
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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 Manual LX 25 32 $16,073 $18,190
4-Door Sedan Automatic LX 23 30 $16,779 $18,990
4-Door Sedan Automatic Value Pkg 23 30 $15,016 $16,995
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 Automatic Special Edition 23 30 $18,026 $20,400
4-Door Sedan Manual w/Leather EX 25 31 $19,307 $21,850
4-Door Sedan Automatic w/Leather EX 23 31 $20,014 $22,650
4-Door Sedan Automatic w/ABS LX 23 30 $17,530 $19,840
4-Door Sedan Automatic V6 LX 19 25 $19,882 $22,500
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
Dealer Price Quotes
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Fuel Economy
Fuel Economy - City 24 mpg 25 mpg
Fuel Economy - Highway 30 mpg 32 mpg
Vehicle
EPA Classification Compact Compact
Interior Dimensions
Front Leg Room (in) 42.6 42.7
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
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
Rear Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in) NA NA
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
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
Maximum Alternator Capacity (amps) 80 80
Cold Cranking Amps @ 0° F (Primary) 550 - TBD -
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
Body Style 4 Door Sedan XE 4 Door Sedan
Vehicle Name Nissan Altima Honda Accord Sdn
Suspension
Suspension Type - Rear (Cont.) NA NA
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
 
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