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Selected Style 4-Door Sedan XE Manual
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Body Style

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 L Manual
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Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
4-Door Sedan Manual L 23 29 $14,695 $15,995
4-Door Sedan Automatic L 23 29 $15,420 $16,795
4-Door Sedan Manual RS 21 28 $17,868 $19,495
4-Door Sedan Automatic RS 23 28 $18,593 $20,295
5-Door Wagon Manual L 23 29 $15,057 $16,395
5-Door Wagon Automatic L 23 29 $15,782 $17,195
5-Door Wagon Manual Outback Sport 23 29 $16,683 $18,195
5-Door Wagon Automatic Outback Sport 23 29 $17,408 $18,995
Pricing
Invoice Price
$14,547
$14,695
Manufacturer Suggested Retail Price
$15,140
$15,995
Monthly Payment Estimate
$252 / month
$267 / month
Dealer Price Quotes
The Car Connection's Take
TCC Rating
Fuel Economy
Fuel Economy - City 23 mpg 23 mpg
Fuel Economy - Highway 31 mpg 29 mpg
Vehicle
EPA Classification Compact Sub-Compact
Interior Dimensions
Second Hip Room (in) 52.6 53.0
Front Shoulder Room (in) 55.7 52.6
Second Head Room (in) 37.7 36.7
Passenger Capacity 5 5
Second Shoulder Room (in) 54.8 51.8
Front Leg Room (in) 42.0 43.1
Front Hip Room (in) 52.5 51.0
Second Leg Room (in) 33.9 32.5
Front Head Room (in) 39.4 39.2
Passenger Volume (ft³) 94.0 84.4
Exterior Dimensions
Min Ground Clearance (in) 4.7 5.7
Length, Overall (in) 186.0 172.2
Height, Overall (in) 56.0 55.5
Track Width, Rear (in) 58.9 57.1
Wheelbase (in) 103.1 99.2
Liftover Height (in) 29.1 26.1
Width, Max w/o mirrors (in) 69.1 67.1
Track Width, Front (in) 59.3 57.5
Cargo Area Dimensions
Trunk Volume (ft³) 13.8 11.1
Brakes
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- 9.0 x 1.38
Disc - Front (Yes or ) Yes Yes
Front Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in) 11.4 x 0.87 10.1 x 0.94
Fuel Tank
Fuel Tank Capacity, Approx (gal) 15.9 15.9
Steering
Steering Ratio (:1), Overall 17.0 16.5
Turning Diameter - Curb to Curb (ft) 37.4 33.5
Steering Type Pwr Rack & Pinion Power Rack & Pinion
Lock to Lock Turns (Steering) 2.7 3.2
Turning Diameter - Wall to Wall (ft) 40.0 36.1
Tires
Rear Tire Order Code NA NA
Front Tire Size P195/65R15 195/60R15
Spare Tire Size T125/70D15 T135/70D16
Front Tire Order Code NA NA
Spare Tire Order Code NA NA
Rear Tire Size P195/65R15 195/60R15
Trailering
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs) NA N/A
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs) 1000 1500
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs) NA N/A
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs) 110 150
Weight Information
Base Curb Weight (lbs) 2851 2735
Wheels
Spare Wheel Size (in) 15 x 4 16 x 4
Rear Wheel Material Steel Steel
Rear Wheel Size (in) 15 x 6 15 x 6
Front Wheel Material Steel Steel
Spare Wheel Material - TBD - - TBD -
Front Wheel Size (in) 15 x 6 15 x 6
Cooling System
Total Cooling System Capacity (qts) 7.0 6.5
Electrical
Maximum Alternator Capacity (amps) 100 75
Cold Cranking Amps @ 0° F (Primary) 550 356
Engine
Engine Type Gas I4 Gas Flat 4 Cyl
Fuel System SMPI SFI
SAE Net Torque @ RPM 156 @ 4400 149 @ 3600
Engine Order Code NA NA
Displacement 2.4L/146 2.2L/135
SAE Net Horsepower @ RPM 155 @ 5600 142 @ 5600
Mileage
EPA Fuel Economy Est - City (MPG) 23 (2000) 23
EPA Fuel Economy Est - Hwy (MPG) 31 (2000) 29
Transmission
Drivetrain Front Wheel Drive All Wheel Drive
Reverse Ratio (:1) 3.43 3.33
Second Gear Ratio (:1) 1.85 2.11
Trans Order Code NA NA
Final Drive Axle Ratio (:1) 3.82 3.90
Fourth Gear Ratio (:1) 0.95 1.08
Trans Description Cont. Manual w/OD Manual w/OD
Sixth Gear Ratio (:1) NA NA
First Gear Ratio (:1) 3.29 3.55
Clutch Size (in) 8.86 8.86
Third Gear Ratio (:1) 1.21 1.45
Trans Type 5 5
Fifth Gear Ratio (:1) 0.74 0.78
Trans Description Cont. Again NA NA
Seventh Gear Ratio (:1) NA NA
Summary
Body Style 4 Door Sedan 4 Door Sedan
Vehicle Name Nissan Altima Subaru Impreza Sedan
Suspension
Shock Absorber Diameter - Front (mm) 32 30
Stabilizer Bar Diameter - Front (in) 0.83 0.75
Suspension Type - Rear Independent Strut MacPherson Strut
Suspension Type - Rear (Cont.) w/Coil Springs w/Parallel Links
Shock Absorber Diameter - Rear (mm) 32 30
Suspension Type - Front Independent Strut MacPherson Strut
Stabilizer Bar Diameter - Rear (in) 0.63 - TBD -
Suspension Type - Front (Cont.) w/Coil Springs w/Lower L-Arms
 
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