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Selected Style 4-Door Sedan XE Manual
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Trim

Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
4-Door Sedan Manual XE 24 31 $14,402 $14,990
4-Door Sedan Automatic XE 22 30 $15,171 $15,790
4-Door Sedan Manual GXE 24 31 $15,798 $17,190
4-Door Sedan Automatic GXE 22 30 $16,532 $17,990
4-Door Sedan Manual SE 24 31 $16,798 $18,490
4-Door Sedan Automatic SE 22 30 $17,526 $19,290
4-Door Sedan Automatic GLE 22 30 $18,161 $19,990
4-Door Sedan Manual SE-L 24 31 $16,798 $18,490
4-Door Sedan Automatic SE-L 22 30 $17,526 $19,290
4-Door Sedan GS
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Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
4-Door Sedan GS 24 34 $15,101 $16,535
4-Door Sedan LS 19 28 $16,307 $17,890
Pricing
Invoice Price
$14,402
$15,101
Manufacturer Suggested Retail Price
$14,990
$16,535
Monthly Payment Estimate
$250 / month
$276 / month
Dealer Price Quotes
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TCC Rating
Fuel Economy
Fuel Economy - City 24 mpg 24 mpg
Fuel Economy - Highway 31 mpg 34 mpg
Vehicle
EPA Classification Compact Compact
Interior Dimensions
Front Hip Room (in) 52.5 50.7
Second Leg Room (in) 33.9 34.4
Passenger Volume (ft³) 94.0 90.2
Front Head Room (in) 39.4 39.0
Second Hip Room (in) 52.6 45.3
Front Shoulder Room (in) 55.7 53.9
Second Head Room (in) 37.7 36.7
Passenger Capacity 5 5
Second Shoulder Room (in) 54.8 53.3
Front Leg Room (in) 42.0 42.4
Exterior Dimensions
Track Width, Rear (in) 58.9 58.5
Wheelbase (in) 103.1 106.5
Liftover Height (in) 29.1 25.1
Width, Max w/o mirrors (in) 69.1 69.1
Track Width, Front (in) 59.3 59.2
Min Ground Clearance (in) 4.6 - TBD -
Length, Overall (in) 183.5 184.8
Height, Overall (in) 55.0 54.4
Cargo Area Dimensions
Trunk Volume (ft³) 14.0 13.9
Brakes
Brake Type Power Power
Rear Drum Diam x Width (in) 9.0 x -TBD- 8.0 x 1.5
Disc - Front (Yes or ) Yes Yes
Front Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in) 10.9 x 0.87 10.24 x 0.94
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 15.0
Steering
Steering Type Pwr Rack & Pinion Pwr Rack & Pinion
Lock to Lock Turns (Steering) 2.7 2.78
Turning Diameter - Wall to Wall (ft) 40.0 38.4
Steering Ratio (:1), Overall 17.0 14.52
Turning Diameter - Curb to Curb (ft) 37.4 36.5
Tires
Spare Tire Order Code NA NA
Rear Tire Size P195/65R15 P185/70R14
Rear Tire Order Code NA NA
Front Tire Size P195/65R15 P185/70R14
Spare Tire Size T125/70D15 T135/80R15
Front Tire Order Code NA NA
Trailering
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs) - TBD - 100
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs) N/A N/A
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs) - TBD - 1000
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs) N/A N/A
Weight Information
Base Curb Weight (lbs) 2859 2805
Wheels
Rear Wheel Size (in) 15 x 6.0 14 x 5.5
Front Wheel Material Steel Steel
Spare Wheel Material - TBD - - TBD -
Front Wheel Size (in) 15 x 6.0 14 x 5.5
Spare Wheel Size (in) 15 x 4.0 15 x - TBD -
Rear Wheel Material Steel Steel
Cooling System
Total Cooling System Capacity (qts) 7.0 7.0
Electrical
Cold Cranking Amps @ 0° F (Primary) 550 590
Maximum Alternator Capacity (amps) 100 130
Engine
SAE Net Torque @ RPM 154 @ 4400 130 @ 4000
Engine Order Code NA 993
Displacement 2.4L/146 2.0L/121
SAE Net Horsepower @ RPM 150 @ 5600 125 @ 5500
Engine Type Gas I4 Gas I4
Fuel System SFI SEFI
Mileage
EPA Fuel Economy Est - Hwy (MPG) 31 34
EPA Fuel Economy Est - City (MPG) 24 24
Transmission
Sixth Gear Ratio (:1) NA NA
First Gear Ratio (:1) 3.29 3.42
Clutch Size (in) 8.86 9.5
Third Gear Ratio (:1) 1.21 1.45
Trans Type 5 5
Fifth Gear Ratio (:1) 0.74 0.77
Seventh Gear Ratio (:1) NA -
Trans Description Cont. Again NA NA
Drivetrain Front Wheel Drive Front Wheel Drive
Reverse Ratio (:1) 3.43 3.46
Second Gear Ratio (:1) 1.85 2.14
Trans Order Code NA 445
Final Drive Axle Ratio (:1) 3.65 2.96
Fourth Gear Ratio (:1) 0.95 1.03
Trans Description Cont. Manual w/OD Manual w/OD
Summary
Vehicle Name Nissan Altima Mercury Mystique
Body Style 4 Door Sedan 4 Door Sedan
Suspension
Shock Absorber Diameter - Rear (mm) 32 32
Suspension Type - Front Independent Strut MacPherson Strut
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) 0.82 0.79
Suspension Type - Rear Independent Strut Indep Quadralink
Suspension Type - Rear (Cont.) w/Coil Springs w/Coil Springs
 
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