Compare 2001 Nissan Altima vs 2001 Chevrolet Prizm

2001 Nissan Altima
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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 32 41 $13,475 $14,155
4-Door Sedan LSi 32 41 $14,954 $16,220
Pricing
Invoice Price
$14,547
$13,475
Manufacturer Suggested Retail Price
$15,140
$14,155
Monthly Payment Estimate
$252 / month
$236 / month
The Car Connection's Take
TCC Rating
Fuel Economy
City
23 mpg 32 mpg
Highway
31 mpg 41 mpg
Vehicle
EPA Classification
Compact Compact
Interior Dimensions
Second Head Room (in)
37.7 36.9
Passenger Capacity
5 5
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
Passenger Volume (ft³)
94.0 89.8
Front Head Room (in)
39.4 39.3
Second Hip Room (in)
52.6 51.1
Front Shoulder Room (in)
55.7 52.8
Exterior Dimensions
Length, Overall (in)
186.0 174.2
Height, Overall (in)
56.0 53.7
Track Width, Rear (in)
58.9 57.1
Wheelbase (in)
103.1 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
Cargo Area Dimensions
Trunk Volume (ft³)
13.8 12.1
Brakes
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- 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
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
Front Tire Size
P195/65R15 P175/65R14
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
Trailering
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs)
1000 1500
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
Weight Information
Base Curb Weight (lbs)
2851 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
Engine Type
Gas I4 Gas L4
Fuel System
SMPI SFI
SAE Net Torque @ RPM
156 @ 4400 125 @ 4000
Engine Order Code
NA - TBD -
Displacement
2.4L/146 1.8L/108
SAE Net Horsepower @ RPM
155 @ 5600 125 @ 5800
Mileage
EPA Fuel Economy Est - Hwy (MPG)
31 (2000) 41
EPA Fuel Economy Est - City (MPG)
23 (2000) 32
Transmission
Final Drive Axle Ratio (:1)
3.82 3.72
Fourth Gear Ratio (:1)
0.95 - TBD -
Trans Description Cont.
Manual w/OD Manual
Sixth Gear Ratio (:1)
NA NA
First Gear Ratio (:1)
3.29 - TBD -
Clutch Size (in)
8.86 8.3
Third Gear Ratio (:1)
1.21 - TBD -
Trans Type
5 5
Fifth Gear Ratio (:1)
0.74 - TBD -
Seventh Gear Ratio (:1)
NA NA
Trans Description Cont. Again
NA NA
Drivetrain
Front Wheel Drive Front Wheel Drive
Reverse Ratio (:1)
3.43 - TBD -
Second Gear Ratio (:1)
1.85 - TBD -
Trans Order Code
NA MM5
Summary
Body Style
4 Door Sedan 4dr Sedan
Vehicle Name
Nissan Altima Chevrolet Prizm
Suspension
Stabilizer Bar Diameter - Front (in)
0.83 0.87
Suspension Type - Rear
Independent Strut MacPherson Strut
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

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