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Selected Style 4-Door Sedan XE Manual
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Transmission

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
4-Door Sedan GX
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Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
2-Door Coupe GX 21 32 $16,091 $17,210
2-Door Coupe GL1 21 32 $17,197 $18,795
2-Door Coupe GL2 21 32 $18,025 $19,700
2-Door Coupe GL4 21 32 $17,037 $18,620
2-Door Coupe GLS 21 32 $20,081 $22,190
4-Door Sedan GX 21 32 $16,091 $17,210
4-Door Sedan GL1 21 32 $17,197 $18,795
4-Door Sedan GL2 21 32 $18,025 $19,700
4-Door Sedan GL4 21 32 $17,037 $18,620
4-Door Sedan GLS 21 32 $19,878 $21,965
Pricing
Invoice Price
$14,547
$16,091
Manufacturer Suggested Retail Price
$15,140
$17,210
Monthly Payment Estimate
$252 / month
$287 / month
Dealer Price Quotes
The Car Connection's Take
TCC Rating
Fuel Economy
Fuel Economy - City 23 mpg 21 mpg
Fuel Economy - Highway 31 mpg 32 mpg
Vehicle
EPA Classification Compact Compact
Interior Dimensions
Second Hip Room (in) 52.6 51.5
Front Shoulder Room (in) 55.7 53.6
Second Head Room (in) 37.7 37.0
Passenger Capacity 5 5
Second Shoulder Room (in) 54.8 52.6
Front Leg Room (in) 42.0 42.2
Front Hip Room (in) 52.5 50.9
Second Leg Room (in) 33.9 35.5
Front Head Room (in) 39.4 38.4
Passenger Volume (ft³) 94.0 91.0
Exterior Dimensions
Track Width, Front (in) 59.3 59.1
Min Ground Clearance (in) 4.7 5.0
Length, Overall (in) 186.0 186.7
Height, Overall (in) 56.0 54.5
Track Width, Rear (in) 58.9 59.3
Wheelbase (in) 103.1 107.0
Liftover Height (in) 29.1 28.1
Width, Max w/o mirrors (in) 69.1 70.1
Cargo Area Dimensions
Trunk Volume (ft³) 13.8 14.6
Brakes
Front Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in) 11.4 x 0.87 10.9 x 1.0
Drum - Rear (Yes or ) Yes NA
Brake ABS System NA 4-Wheel
Disc - Rear (Yes or ) NA Yes
Rear Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in) NA 10.9 x 0.4
Brake Type Power Pwr
Rear Drum Diam x Width (in) 9.0 x -TBD- NA
Disc - Front (Yes or ) Yes Yes
Fuel Tank
Fuel Tank Capacity, Approx (gal) 15.9 14.3
Steering
Turning Diameter - Wall to Wall (ft) 40.0 37.2
Steering Ratio (:1), Overall 17.0 14.7
Turning Diameter - Curb to Curb (ft) 37.4 35.1
Steering Type Pwr Rack & Pinion Pwr Rack & Pinion
Lock to Lock Turns (Steering) 2.7 2.6
Tires
Rear Tire Order Code NA NA
Front Tire Size P195/65R15 P215/60R15
Spare Tire Size T125/70D15 T125/70D15
Front Tire Order Code NA NA
Spare Tire Order Code NA NA
Rear Tire Size P195/65R15 P215/60R15
Trailering
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs) NA N/A
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs) 1000 N/A
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs) NA N/A
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs) 110 N/A
Weight Information
Base Curb Weight (lbs) 2851 3026
Wheels
Spare Wheel Material - TBD - Steel
Front Wheel Size (in) 15 x 6 15 x 6.0
Spare Wheel Size (in) 15 x 4 15 x -TBD-
Rear Wheel Material Steel Steel
Rear Wheel Size (in) 15 x 6 15 x 6.0
Front Wheel Material Steel Steel
Cooling System
Total Cooling System Capacity (qts) 7.0 10.0
Electrical
Cold Cranking Amps @ 0° F (Primary) 550 600
Maximum Alternator Capacity (amps) 100 102
Engine
SAE Net Horsepower @ RPM 155 @ 5600 150 @ 5600
Engine Type Gas I4 Gas L4
Fuel System SMPI SMPI
SAE Net Torque @ RPM 156 @ 4400 155 @ 4400
Engine Order Code NA LD9
Displacement 2.4L/146 2.4L/146
Mileage
EPA Fuel Economy Est - City (MPG) 23 (2000) 21
EPA Fuel Economy Est - Hwy (MPG) 31 (2000) 32
Transmission
Fifth Gear Ratio (:1) 0.74 NA
Trans Description Cont. Again NA Electronic
Seventh Gear Ratio (:1) NA -
Drivetrain Front Wheel Drive Front Wheel Drive
Reverse Ratio (:1) 3.43 2.14
Second Gear Ratio (:1) 1.85 1.62
Trans Order Code NA MX0
Final Drive Axle Ratio (:1) 3.82 3.42
Fourth Gear Ratio (:1) 0.95 0.68
Trans Description Cont. Manual w/OD Automatic w/OD,
Sixth Gear Ratio (:1) NA NA
First Gear Ratio (:1) 3.29 2.96
Clutch Size (in) 8.86 NA
Third Gear Ratio (:1) 1.21 1.00
Trans Type 5 4
Summary
Vehicle Name Nissan Altima Oldsmobile Alero
Body Style 4 Door Sedan 4 Door Sedan
Suspension
Shock Absorber Diameter - Front (mm) 32 32
Stabilizer Bar Diameter - Front (in) 0.83 0.94 Hollow
Suspension Type - Rear Independent Strut MacPherson Strut
Suspension Type - Rear (Cont.) w/Coil Springs Tri-Link
Shock Absorber Diameter - Rear (mm) 32 32
Suspension Type - Front Independent Strut MacPherson Strut
Stabilizer Bar Diameter - Rear (in) 0.63 0.60
Suspension Type - Front (Cont.) w/Coil Springs w/Coil Springs
 
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