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4-Door Sedan Manual XE
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
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4-Door Sedan
Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
4-Door Sedan 31 38 $13,289 $13,960
4-Door Sedan LSi 31 38 $14,761 $16,010
Pricing
Invoice Price
$14,547
$13,289
Manufacturer Suggested Retail Price
$15,140
$13,960
Monthly Payment Estimate
$252 / month
$233 / month
The Car Connection's Take
TCC Rating
Fuel Economy
City
23 mpg 31 mpg
Highway
31 mpg 38 mpg
Vehicle
EPA Classification
Compact Compact
Interior Dimensions
Second Shoulder Room (in)
54.8 52.2
Front Leg Room (in)
42.0 42.5
Front Hip Room (in)
52.5 50.5
Second Leg Room (in)
33.9 33.2
Front Head Room (in)
39.5 39.3
Passenger Volume (ft³)
93.8 89.8
Second Hip Room (in)
52.6 51.1
Front Shoulder Room (in)
55.7 52.8
Second Head Room (in)
37.7 36.9
Passenger Capacity
5 5
Exterior Dimensions
Height, Overall (in)
56.0 53.7
Track Width, Rear (in)
58.9 57.1
Wheelbase (in)
103.2 97.1
Liftover Height (in)
29.1 24.8
Width, Max w/o mirrors (in)
69.1 66.7
Track Width, Front (in)
59.3 57.5
Min Ground Clearance (in)
4.7 4.7
Length, Overall (in)
183.8 174.2
Cargo Area Dimensions
Trunk Volume (ft³)
13.8 12.1
Brakes
Rear Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in)
NA NA
Brake Type
Power Power
Rear Drum Diam x Width (in)
9.0 x -TBD- 7.9 x - TBD -
Disc - Front (Yes or )
Yes Yes
Front Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in)
11.4 x 0.87 10.04 x 0.87
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 13.2
Steering
Turning Diameter - Curb to Curb (ft)
37.4 32.2
Steering Type
Pwr Rack & Pinion Power
Lock to Lock Turns (Steering)
2.7 3.27
Turning Diameter - Wall to Wall (ft)
40.0 34.1
Steering Ratio (:1), Overall
17.0 18.1
Tires
Spare Tire Size
T125/70D15 T115/70D14
Front Tire Order Code
NA NA
Spare Tire Order Code
NA NA
Rear Tire Size
P195/65R15 P175/65R14
Rear Tire Order Code
NA NA
Front Tire Size
P195/65R15 P175/65R14
Trailering
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs)
NA NA
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs)
110 150
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs)
NA NA
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs)
1000 1500
Weight Information
Base Curb Weight (lbs)
2888 2403
Wheels
Rear Wheel Material
Steel Steel
Rear Wheel Size (in)
15 x 6 14 x 5.5
Front Wheel Material
Steel Steel
Spare Wheel Material
- TBD - Steel
Front Wheel Size (in)
15 x 6 14 x 5.5
Spare Wheel Size (in)
15 x 4 14 x 4
Cooling System
Total Cooling System Capacity (qts)
7.0 6.2
Electrical
Maximum Alternator Capacity (amps)
100 80
Cold Cranking Amps @ 0° F (Primary)
550 356
Engine
Fuel System
SFI SFI
SAE Net Torque @ RPM
156 @ 4400 122 @ 4400
Engine Order Code
NA - TBD -
Displacement
2.4L/146 1.8L/108
SAE Net Horsepower @ RPM
155 @ 5600 120 @ 5600
Engine Type
Gas I4 Gas L4
Mileage
EPA Fuel Economy Est - Hwy (MPG)
31 38
EPA Fuel Economy Est - City (MPG)
23 31
Transmission
Fourth Gear Ratio (:1)
0.95 0.89
Trans Description Cont.
Manual w/OD Manual w/4th &
Sixth Gear Ratio (:1)
NA NA
First Gear Ratio (:1)
3.29 3.17
Clutch Size (in)
8.86 8.3
Third Gear Ratio (:1)
1.21 1.31
Trans Type
5 5
Fifth Gear Ratio (:1)
0.74 0.73
Seventh Gear Ratio (:1)
NA NA
Trans Description Cont. Again
NA 5th OD
Drivetrain
Front Wheel Drive Front Wheel Drive
Reverse Ratio (:1)
3.43 3.25
Second Gear Ratio (:1)
1.85 1.90
Trans Order Code
NA MM5
Final Drive Axle Ratio (:1)
3.82 3.72
Summary
Body Style
4 Door Sedan 4dr Sedan
Vehicle Name
Nissan Altima Chevrolet Prizm
Suspension
Suspension Type - Rear (Cont.)
w/Coil Springs Coil Springs
Shock Absorber Diameter - Rear (mm)
32 30.2
Suspension Type - Front
Independent Strut MacPherson Strut
Stabilizer Bar Diameter - Rear (in)
0.63 0.55
Suspension Type - Front (Cont.)
w/Coil Springs Coil Springs
Shock Absorber Diameter - Front (mm)
32 30.2
Stabilizer Bar Diameter - Front (in)
0.83 0.87
Suspension Type - Rear
Independent Strut MacPherson Strut

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