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 Leg Room (in)
33.9 33.2
Front Head Room (in)
39.4 39.3
Passenger Volume (ft³)
94.0 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
Second Shoulder Room (in)
54.8 52.2
Front Leg Room (in)
42.0 42.5
Front Hip Room (in)
52.5 50.5
Exterior Dimensions
Track Width, Front (in)
59.3 57.5
Min Ground Clearance (in)
4.7 4.7
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
Cargo Area Dimensions
Trunk Volume (ft³)
13.8 12.1
Brakes
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
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
Fuel Tank
Fuel Tank Capacity, Approx (gal)
15.9 13.2
Steering
Turning Diameter - Wall to Wall (ft)
40.0 34.1
Steering Ratio (:1), Overall
17.0 18.1
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
Tires
Rear Tire Order Code
NA NA
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
Trailering
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
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs)
NA NA
Weight Information
Base Curb Weight (lbs)
2851 2403
Wheels
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
Rear Wheel Material
Steel Steel
Rear Wheel Size (in)
15 x 6 14 x 5.5
Front Wheel Material
Steel Steel
Cooling System
Total Cooling System Capacity (qts)
7.0 6.2
Electrical
Cold Cranking Amps @ 0° F (Primary)
550 356
Maximum Alternator Capacity (amps)
100 80
Engine
SAE Net Horsepower @ RPM
155 @ 5600 125 @ 5800
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
Mileage
EPA Fuel Economy Est - City (MPG)
23 (2000) 32
EPA Fuel Economy Est - Hwy (MPG)
31 (2000) 41
Transmission
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
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
Summary
Vehicle Name
Nissan Altima Chevrolet Prizm
Body Style
4 Door Sedan 4dr Sedan
Suspension
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
Suspension Type - Rear (Cont.)
w/Coil Springs Coil Springs
Shock Absorber Diameter - Rear (mm)
32 30.2
Suspension Type - Front
Independent Strut MacPherson Strut

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