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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
2-Door Coupe SE
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Trim

Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
2-Door Coupe SE 22 32 $14,827 $16,205
2-Door Coupe SE1 22 32 $16,410 $17,935
2-Door Coupe GT 21 32 $18,652 $20,385
2-Door Coupe GT1 21 32 $19,814 $21,655
4-Door Sedan SE 22 32 $15,102 $16,505
4-Door Sedan SE1 22 32 $16,685 $18,235
4-Door Sedan GT 21 32 $18,926 $20,685
4-Door Sedan GT1 21 32 $20,088 $21,955
Pricing
Invoice Price
$14,547
$14,827
Manufacturer Suggested Retail Price
$15,140
$16,205
Monthly Payment Estimate
$252 / month
$270 / month
Dealer Price Quotes
The Car Connection's Take
TCC Rating
Fuel Economy
Fuel Economy - City 23 mpg 22 mpg
Fuel Economy - Highway 31 mpg 32 mpg
Vehicle
EPA Classification Compact Compact
Interior Dimensions
Second Leg Room (in) 33.9 35.5
Front Head Room (in) 39.4 38.3
Passenger Volume (ft³) 94.0 92.7
Second Hip Room (in) 52.6 49.3
Front Shoulder Room (in) 55.7 53.7
Second Head Room (in) 37.7 37.2
Passenger Capacity 5 5
Second Shoulder Room (in) 54.8 55.0
Front Leg Room (in) 42.0 42.1
Front Hip Room (in) 52.5 52.4
Exterior Dimensions
Liftover Height (in) 29.1 - TBD -
Width, Max w/o mirrors (in) 69.1 70.4
Track Width, Front (in) 59.3 59.0
Min Ground Clearance (in) 4.7 - TBD -
Length, Overall (in) 186.0 186.3
Height, Overall (in) 56.0 55.1
Track Width, Rear (in) 58.9 59.1
Wheelbase (in) 103.1 107.0
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 1.02
Drum - Rear (Yes or ) Yes Yes
Brake ABS System NA 4-Wheel
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 1.8
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 - TBD -
Steering Ratio (:1), Overall 17.0 14.7
Turning Diameter - Curb to Curb (ft) 37.4 35.1
Steering Type Pwr Rack & Pinion Power Rack & Pinion
Lock to Lock Turns (Steering) 2.7 2.5
Tires
Rear Tire Size P195/65R15 P215/60R15
Rear Tire Order Code NA NA
Front Tire Size P195/65R15 P215/60R15
Spare Tire Size T125/70D15 - TBD -
Front Tire Order Code NA NA
Spare Tire Order Code NA NA
Trailering
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs) 110 - TBD -
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs) NA - TBD -
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs) 1000 - TBD -
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs) NA - TBD -
Weight Information
Base Curb Weight (lbs) 2851 3066
Wheels
Front Wheel Material Steel Steel
Spare Wheel Material - TBD - - TBD -
Front Wheel Size (in) 15 x 6 15 x - TBD -
Spare Wheel Size (in) 15 x 4 - TBD -
Rear Wheel Material Steel Steel
Rear Wheel Size (in) 15 x 6 15 x - TBD -
Cooling System
Total Cooling System Capacity (qts) 7.0 - TBD -
Electrical
Cold Cranking Amps @ 0° F (Primary) 550 - TBD -
Maximum Alternator Capacity (amps) 100 105
Engine
Displacement 2.4L/146 2.4L/146
SAE Net Horsepower @ RPM 155 @ 5600 150 @ 5600
Engine Type Gas I4 Gas 4-Cyl
Fuel System SMPI SFI
SAE Net Torque @ RPM 156 @ 4400 155 @ 4400
Engine Order Code NA LD9
Mileage
EPA Fuel Economy Est - City (MPG) 23 (2000) 22
EPA Fuel Economy Est - Hwy (MPG) 31 (2000) 32
Transmission
Trans Type 5 5
Fifth Gear Ratio (:1) 0.74 0.68
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 2.02
Trans Order Code NA MM5
Final Drive Axle Ratio (:1) 3.82 3.94
Fourth Gear Ratio (:1) 0.95 0.98
Trans Description Cont. Manual w/OD Manual w/OD
Sixth Gear Ratio (:1) NA NA
First Gear Ratio (:1) 3.29 3.58
Clutch Size (in) 8.86 - TBD -
Third Gear Ratio (:1) 1.21 1.35
Summary
Vehicle Name Nissan Altima Pontiac Grand Am
Body Style 4 Door Sedan 2 Door Coupe
Suspension
Stabilizer Bar Diameter - Rear (in) 0.63 NA
Suspension Type - Front (Cont.) w/Coil Springs MacPherson Strut
Shock Absorber Diameter - Front (mm) 32 - TBD -
Stabilizer Bar Diameter - Front (in) 0.83 NA
Suspension Type - Rear Independent Strut Independent
Suspension Type - Rear (Cont.) w/Coil Springs Tri-Link
Shock Absorber Diameter - Rear (mm) 32 - TBD -
Suspension Type - Front Independent Strut Independent
 
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