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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
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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 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
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
Exterior Dimensions
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
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 -
Cargo Area Dimensions
Trunk Volume (ft³) 13.8 14.6
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 1.8
Disc - Front (Yes or ) Yes Yes
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
Fuel Tank
Fuel Tank Capacity, Approx (gal) 15.9 14.3
Steering
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
Turning Diameter - Wall to Wall (ft) 40.0 - TBD -
Steering Ratio (:1), Overall 17.0 14.7
Tires
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
Rear Tire Size P195/65R15 P215/60R15
Rear Tire Order Code NA NA
Trailering
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs) 1000 - TBD -
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs) NA - TBD -
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs) 110 - TBD -
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs) NA - TBD -
Weight Information
Base Curb Weight (lbs) 2851 3066
Wheels
Rear Wheel Material Steel Steel
Rear Wheel Size (in) 15 x 6 15 x - TBD -
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 -
Cooling System
Total Cooling System Capacity (qts) 7.0 - TBD -
Electrical
Maximum Alternator Capacity (amps) 100 105
Cold Cranking Amps @ 0° F (Primary) 550 - TBD -
Engine
Engine Type Gas I4 Gas 4-Cyl
Fuel System SMPI SFI
SAE Net Torque @ RPM 156 @ 4400 155 @ 4400
Engine Order Code NA LD9
Displacement 2.4L/146 2.4L/146
SAE Net Horsepower @ RPM 155 @ 5600 150 @ 5600
Mileage
EPA Fuel Economy Est - Hwy (MPG) 31 (2000) 32
EPA Fuel Economy Est - City (MPG) 23 (2000) 22
Transmission
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
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
Summary
Body Style 4 Door Sedan 2 Door Coupe
Vehicle Name Nissan Altima Pontiac Grand Am
Suspension
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
Stabilizer Bar Diameter - Rear (in) 0.63 NA
Suspension Type - Front (Cont.) w/Coil Springs MacPherson Strut
Shock Absorber Diameter - Front (mm) 32 - TBD -
 
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