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Selected Style 4-Door Sedan Manual
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Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
4-Door Sedan Manual 23 29 $16,365 $16,749
4-Door Sedan Automatic 23 29 $16,854 $17,249
4-Door Sedan Manual S 23 29 $17,395 $18,599
4-Door Sedan Automatic S 23 29 $17,863 $19,099
4-Door Sedan Manual SE 21 26 $20,946 $22,649
4-Door Sedan Automatic SL 23 29 $21,363 $23,099
4-Door Sedan Automatic SE 19 26 $21,409 $23,149
4-Door Sedan LE Manual (SE)
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Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
4-Door Sedan Manual LE 23 33 $17,043 $19,045
4-Door Sedan Automatic LE 23 32 $17,786 $19,875
4-Door Sedan Manual SE 23 33 $17,687 $19,875
4-Door Sedan Automatic SE 23 32 $18,427 $20,705
4-Door Sedan V6 Automatic LE 20 28 $19,810 $22,260
4-Door Sedan V6 VVTi Automatic LE 20 28 $19,810 $22,260
4-Door Sedan Automatic XLE 23 32 $19,840 $22,295
4-Door Sedan V6 VVTi Automatic SE 20 28 $20,704 $23,265
4-Door Sedan V6 Automatic SE 20 28 $21,093 $23,700
4-Door Sedan V6 Automatic XLE 20 28 $22,610 $25,405
4-Door Sedan V6 VVTi Automatic XLE 20 28 $22,610 $25,405
Pricing
Invoice Price
$16,365
$17,043
Manufacturer Suggested Retail Price
$16,749
$19,045
Monthly Payment Estimate
$279 / month
$317 / month
Dealer Price Quotes
The Car Connection's Take
TCC Rating
Fuel Economy
Fuel Economy - City 23 mpg 23 mpg
Fuel Economy - Highway 29 mpg 33 mpg
Vehicle
EPA Classification Compact Mid-Size
Interior Dimensions
Second Leg Room (in) 36.4 37.8
Front Head Room (in) 40.8 39.2
Passenger Volume (ft³) 103.2 101.7
Second Hip Room (in) 52.7 54.1
Front Shoulder Room (in) 56.7 57.5
Second Head Room (in) 37.6 38.3
Passenger Capacity 5 5
Second Shoulder Room (in) 56.1 56.7
Front Leg Room (in) 43.9 41.6
Front Hip Room (in) 53.0 54.4
Exterior Dimensions
Liftover Height (in) 27.6 - TBD -
Width, Max w/o mirrors (in) 70.4 70.7
Track Width, Front (in) 61.0 60.8
Min Ground Clearance (in) - TBD - 5.4
Length, Overall (in) 191.5 189.2
Height, Overall (in) 57.9 57.9
Track Width, Rear (in) 61.2 60.4
Wheelbase (in) 110.2 107.1
Cargo Area Dimensions
Trunk Volume (ft³) 15.6 16.7
Brakes
Disc - Front (Yes or ) Yes Yes
Front Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in) 11.7 x 0.35 10.8 x - TBD -
Drum - Rear (Yes or ) NA NA
Brake ABS System NA NA
Disc - Rear (Yes or ) Yes Yes
Rear Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in) 11.5 x 0.35 10.4 x - TBD -
Brake Type Power Pwr
Rear Drum Diam x Width (in) NA NA
Fuel Tank
Fuel Tank Capacity, Approx (gal) 20.0 18.5
Steering
Lock to Lock Turns (Steering) 2.8 3.2
Turning Diameter - Wall to Wall (ft) - TBD - - TBD -
Steering Ratio (:1), Overall 16.1 15.8
Turning Diameter - Curb to Curb (ft) 37.4 34.8
Steering Type Pwr Rack & Pinion Pwr Rack & Pinion
Tires
Rear Tire Size P205/65R16 P205/65R15
Rear Tire Order Code NA NA
Front Tire Size P205/65R16 P205/65R15
Spare Tire Size Compact P205/65R15
Front Tire Order Code NA NA
Spare Tire Order Code NA NA
Trailering
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs) 100 200
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs) NA - TBD -
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs) 1000 2000
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs) NA - TBD -
Weight Information
Base Curb Weight (lbs) 3001 3086
Wheels
Front Wheel Material Steel Steel
Spare Wheel Material - TBD - Steel
Front Wheel Size (in) 16 x 6.5 15 x 6.5
Spare Wheel Size (in) - TBD - 15 x 6.5
Rear Wheel Material Steel Steel
Rear Wheel Size (in) 16 x 6.5 15 x 6.5
Cooling System
Total Cooling System Capacity (qts) - TBD - 7.3
Electrical
Cold Cranking Amps @ 0° F (Primary) - TBD - 582
Maximum Alternator Capacity (amps) 110 80
Engine
Displacement 2.5L/- TBD - 2.4L/146
SAE Net Horsepower @ RPM 175 @ 6000 157 @ 5600
Engine Type Gas I4 Gas I4
Fuel System SMPI EFI
SAE Net Torque @ RPM 180 @ 4000 162 @ 4000
Engine Order Code NA NA
Mileage
EPA Fuel Economy Est - City (MPG) 23 23
EPA Fuel Economy Est - Hwy (MPG) 29 33
Transmission
Clutch Size (in) - TBD - 8.8
Third Gear Ratio (:1) 1.26 1.33
Trans Type 5 5
Fifth Gear Ratio (:1) 0.77 0.73
Seventh Gear Ratio (:1) NA NA
Trans Description Cont. Again NA NA
Drivetrain Front Wheel Drive Front Wheel Drive
Reverse Ratio (:1) 2.27 3.58
Second Gear Ratio (:1) 1.94 2.20
Trans Order Code NA NA
Final Drive Axle Ratio (:1) 4.13 3.94
Fourth Gear Ratio (:1) 0.95 0.97
Trans Description Cont. Manual w/OD Manual w/OD
Sixth Gear Ratio (:1) NA NA
First Gear Ratio (:1) 3.42 3.54
Summary
Vehicle Name Nissan Altima Toyota Camry
Body Style 4 Door Sedan 4 Door Sedan
Suspension
Stabilizer Bar Diameter - Rear (in) - TBD - 0.63
Suspension Type - Front (Cont.) w/Coil Springs w/Coil Springs
Shock Absorber Diameter - Front (mm) - TBD - - TBD -
Stabilizer Bar Diameter - Front (in) - TBD - 0.91
Suspension Type - Rear Multi-Link MacPherson Strut
Suspension Type - Rear (Cont.) w/Coil Springs w/Coil Springs
Shock Absorber Diameter - Rear (mm) - TBD - - TBD -
Suspension Type - Front Independent Strut MacPherson Strut
 
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