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Selected Style 4-Door Sedan XE Manual
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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 GL Manual
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Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
4-Door Sedan Manual GL 24 31 $15,228 $16,700
4-Door Sedan Automatic GL 22 29 $16,092 $17,575
4-Door Sedan TDI Manual GL 42 49 $16,764 $17,995
4-Door Sedan TDI Automatic GL 34 45 $17,913 $19,180
4-Door Sedan Manual GLS 24 31 $16,087 $17,650
4-Door Sedan Automatic GLS 22 29 $16,951 $18,525
4-Door Sedan Turbo Manual GLS 25 31 $17,486 $19,200
4-Door Sedan Turbo Automatic GLS 23 29 $18,350 $20,075
4-Door Sedan GLS Wolfsburg 25 31 $17,713 $19,450
4-Door Sedan TDI Manual GLS 42 49 $17,414 $18,700
4-Door Sedan TDI Automatic GLS 34 45 $18,565 $19,885
4-Door Sedan V6 Manual GLS 19 28 $18,164 $19,950
4-Door Sedan V6 Automatic GLS 19 26 $19,028 $20,825
4-Door Sedan V6 Manual GLX 19 28 $22,094 $24,300
4-Door Sedan V6 Automatic GLX 19 26 $22,958 $25,175
4-Door Wagon Manual GLS 24 31 $16,944 $18,600
4-Door Wagon Automatic GLS 22 29 $17,808 $19,475
4-Door Wagon V6 Manual GLS 19 28 $19,022 $20,900
4-Door Wagon V6 Automatic GLS 19 26 $19,886 $21,775
4-Door Wagon V6 Manual GLX 19 28 $23,087 $25,400
4-Door Wagon V6 Automatic GLX 19 26 $23,951 $26,275
Pricing
Invoice Price
$14,547
$15,228
Manufacturer Suggested Retail Price
$15,140
$16,700
Monthly Payment Estimate
$252 / month
$278 / month
Dealer Price Quotes
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Fuel Economy
Fuel Economy - City 23 mpg 24 mpg
Fuel Economy - Highway 31 mpg 31 mpg
Vehicle
EPA Classification Compact Compact
Interior Dimensions
Second Hip Room (in) 52.6 - TBD -
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 52.9
Front Leg Room (in) 42.0 41.3
Front Hip Room (in) 52.5 - TBD -
Second Leg Room (in) 33.9 - TBD -
Front Head Room (in) 39.4 38.7
Passenger Volume (ft³) 94.0 88
Exterior Dimensions
Track Width, Front (in) 59.3 - TBD -
Min Ground Clearance (in) 4.7 - TBD -
Length, Overall (in) 186.0 172.3
Height, Overall (in) 56.0 56.9
Track Width, Rear (in) 58.9 58.8
Wheelbase (in) 103.1 98.9
Liftover Height (in) 29.1 - TBD -
Width, Max w/o mirrors (in) 69.1 68.3
Cargo Area Dimensions
Trunk Volume (ft³) 13.8 13.0
Brakes
Front Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in) 11.4 x 0.87 11.0 x - TBD -
Drum - Rear (Yes or ) Yes NA
Brake ABS System NA Four-Wheel
Disc - Rear (Yes or ) NA Yes
Rear Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in) NA 9.1 x - TBD -
Brake Type Power Pwr-Assisted
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 14.5
Steering
Turning Diameter - Wall to Wall (ft) 40.0 - TBD -
Steering Ratio (:1), Overall 17.0 15.6
Turning Diameter - Curb to Curb (ft) 37.4 35.8
Steering Type Pwr Rack & Pinion Pwr Rack & Pinion
Lock to Lock Turns (Steering) 2.7 3.0
Tires
Rear Tire Order Code NA NA
Front Tire Size P195/65R15 P195/65HR15
Spare Tire Size T125/70D15 P195/65HR15
Front Tire Order Code NA NA
Spare Tire Order Code NA NA
Rear Tire Size P195/65R15 P195/65HR15
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 2853
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 6.0
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 5.8
Electrical
Cold Cranking Amps @ 0° F (Primary) 550 - TBD -
Maximum Alternator Capacity (amps) 100 90
Engine
SAE Net Horsepower @ RPM 155 @ 5600 115 @ 5200
Engine Type Gas I4 Gas I4
Fuel System SMPI SMPI
SAE Net Torque @ RPM 156 @ 4400 122 @ 2600
Engine Order Code NA NA
Displacement 2.4L/146 2.0L/121
Mileage
EPA Fuel Economy Est - City (MPG) 23 (2000) 24
EPA Fuel Economy Est - Hwy (MPG) 31 (2000) 31
Transmission
Fifth Gear Ratio (:1) 0.74 0.84
Seventh Gear Ratio (:1) NA NA
Trans Description Cont. Again NA NA
Drivetrain Front Wheel Drive Front-Wheel Drive
Reverse Ratio (:1) 3.43 3.06
Second Gear Ratio (:1) 1.85 2.12
Trans Order Code NA NA
Final Drive Axle Ratio (:1) 3.82 4.24
Fourth Gear Ratio (:1) 0.95 1.03
Trans Description Cont. Manual w/OD Manual w/OD
Sixth Gear Ratio (:1) NA NA
First Gear Ratio (:1) 3.29 3.78
Clutch Size (in) 8.86 - TBD -
Third Gear Ratio (:1) 1.21 1.36
Trans Type 5 5
Summary
Vehicle Name Nissan Altima Volkswagen Jetta
Body Style 4 Door Sedan 4 Door Sedan GL
Suspension
Shock Absorber Diameter - Front (mm) 32 - TBD -
Stabilizer Bar Diameter - Front (in) 0.83 - TBD -
Suspension Type - Rear Independent Strut Independent
Suspension Type - Rear (Cont.) w/Coil Springs Torsion-Beam
Shock Absorber Diameter - Rear (mm) 32 - TBD -
Suspension Type - Front Independent Strut Independent
Stabilizer Bar Diameter - Rear (in) 0.63 - TBD -
Suspension Type - Front (Cont.) w/Coil Springs MacPherson Strut
 
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