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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 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
3-Door Coupe ZX3
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Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
3-Door Coupe ZX3 27 35 $11,255 $12,055
3-Door Coupe ZX3 Kona Mtn Bike Edition 25 33 $11,255 $12,055
4-Door Sedan LX 25 33 $11,491 $12,315
4-Door Sedan SE 25 33 $12,716 $13,660
4-Door Sedan SE Sony Ltd Edition 27 35 $12,716 $13,660
4-Door Sedan ZTS 27 35 $14,172 $15,260
4-Door Wagon SE 25 32 $14,367 $15,475
Pricing
Invoice Price
$14,547
$11,255
Manufacturer Suggested Retail Price
$15,140
$12,055
Monthly Payment Estimate
$252 / month
$201 / month
Dealer Price Quotes
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Fuel Economy
Fuel Economy - City 23 mpg 27 mpg
Fuel Economy - Highway 31 mpg 35 mpg
Vehicle
EPA Classification Compact Compact
Interior Dimensions
Second Leg Room (in) 33.9 37.6
Front Head Room (in) 39.5 39.3
Passenger Volume (ft³) 93.8 93.8
Second Hip Room (in) 52.6 49.5
Front Shoulder Room (in) 55.7 53.7
Second Head Room (in) 37.7 38.7
Passenger Capacity 5 5
Second Shoulder Room (in) 54.8 53.7
Front Leg Room (in) 42.0 43.1
Front Hip Room (in) 52.5 49.4
Exterior Dimensions
Liftover Height (in) 29.1 - TBD -
Width, Max w/o mirrors (in) 69.1 66.9
Track Width, Front (in) 59.3 58.8
Min Ground Clearance (in) 4.7 - TBD -
Length, Overall (in) 183.8 168.1
Height, Overall (in) 56.0 56.3
Track Width, Rear (in) 58.9 58.5
Wheelbase (in) 103.2 103.0
Cargo Area Dimensions
Trunk Volume (ft³) 13.8 18.6
Brakes
Front Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in) 11.4 x 0.87 - TBD -
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) 9.0 x -TBD- - TBD -
Disc - Front (Yes or ) Yes Yes
Fuel Tank
Fuel Tank Capacity, Approx (gal) 15.9 13.2
Steering
Turning Diameter - Wall to Wall (ft) 40.0 - TBD -
Steering Ratio (:1), Overall 17.0 16.0
Turning Diameter - Curb to Curb (ft) 37.4 34.3
Steering Type Pwr Rack & Pinion Power Rack & Pinion
Lock to Lock Turns (Steering) 2.7 - TBD -
Tires
Rear Tire Size P195/65R15 P195/60R15
Rear Tire Order Code NA T38
Front Tire Size P195/65R15 P195/60R15
Spare Tire Size T125/70D15 Compact
Front Tire Order Code NA T38
Spare Tire Order Code NA NA
Trailering
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs) 110 100
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs) NA NA
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs) 1000 1000
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs) NA NA
Weight Information
Base Curb Weight (lbs) 2888 2551
Wheels
Front Wheel Material Steel Aluminum
Spare Wheel Material - TBD - Steel
Front Wheel Size (in) 15 x 6 15 x 5.5
Spare Wheel Size (in) 15 x 4 Compact
Rear Wheel Material Steel Aluminum
Rear Wheel Size (in) 15 x 6 15 x 5.5
Cooling System
Total Cooling System Capacity (qts) 7.0 - TBD -
Electrical
Cold Cranking Amps @ 0° F (Primary) 550 - TBD -
Maximum Alternator Capacity (amps) 100 110
Engine
Displacement 2.4L/146 2.0L/121
SAE Net Horsepower @ RPM 155 @ 5600 130 @ 5300
Engine Type Gas I4 Gas I4
Fuel System SFI SMPI
SAE Net Torque @ RPM 156 @ 4400 135 @ 4500
Engine Order Code NA 993
Mileage
EPA Fuel Economy Est - City (MPG) 23 27
EPA Fuel Economy Est - Hwy (MPG) 31 35
Transmission
Trans Type 5 5
Fifth Gear Ratio (:1) 0.74 0.76
Seventh Gear Ratio (:1) NA NA
Trans Description Cont. Again NA NA
Drivetrain Front Wheel Drive Front Wheel Drive
Reverse Ratio (:1) 3.43 3.65
Second Gear Ratio (:1) 1.85 1.93
Trans Order Code NA 445
Final Drive Axle Ratio (:1) 3.82 3.82
Fourth Gear Ratio (:1) 0.95 0.95
Trans Description Cont. Manual w/OD Manual
Sixth Gear Ratio (:1) NA NA
First Gear Ratio (:1) 3.29 3.15
Clutch Size (in) 8.86 - TBD -
Third Gear Ratio (:1) 1.21 1.28
Summary
Vehicle Name Nissan Altima Ford Focus
Body Style 4 Door Sedan 2 Door Coupe
Suspension
Stabilizer Bar Diameter - Rear (in) 0.63 - TBD -
Suspension Type - Front (Cont.) w/Coil Springs w/Coil Springs
Shock Absorber Diameter - Front (mm) 32 - TBD -
Stabilizer Bar Diameter - Front (in) 0.83 - TBD -
Suspension Type - Rear Independent Strut SLA Multi-Link
Suspension Type - Rear (Cont.) w/Coil Springs w/Coil Springs
Shock Absorber Diameter - Rear (mm) 32 - TBD -
Suspension Type - Front Independent Strut MacPherson strut
 
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