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Selected Style 4-Door Sedan 2.5 Manual
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Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
4-Door Sedan 2.5 Manual 23 30 $16,464 $16,850
4-Door Sedan 2.5 Automatic 23 29 $16,952 $17,350
4-Door Sedan 2.5 Manual S 23 30 $17,490 $18,700
4-Door Sedan 2.5 Automatic S 23 29 $17,958 $19,200
4-Door Sedan 2.5 Automatic SL 23 29 $21,456 $23,200
4-Door Sedan 3.5 Manual SE 21 26 $21,040 $22,750
4-Door Sedan 3.5 Automatic SE 19 26 $21,502 $23,250
4-Door Sedan 2.5 Manual PZEV 23 30 $16,464 $16,850
4-Door Sedan 2.5 Automatic PZEV 23 29 $16,952 $17,350
4-Door Sedan 2.5 Manual PZEV S 23 30 $17,490 $18,700
4-Door Sedan 2.5 Automatic PZEV S 23 29 $17,958 $19,200
4-Door Sedan 2.5 Automatic PZEV SL 23 29 $21,456 $23,200
4-Door Sedan Custom
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Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
4-Door Sedan Custom 20 30 $19,960 $21,815
Pricing
Invoice Price
$16,464
$19,960
Manufacturer Suggested Retail Price
$16,850
$21,815
Monthly Payment Estimate
$281 / month
$364 / month
Dealer Price Quotes
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TCC Rating
Fuel Economy
Fuel Economy - City 23 mpg 20 mpg
Fuel Economy - Highway 30 mpg 30 mpg
Vehicle
EPA Classification Compact Mid-Size
Interior Dimensions
Front Hip Room (in) 53.0 54.4
Second Leg Room (in) 36.4 36.9
Front Head Room (in) 40.8 39.4
Passenger Volume (ft³) 103.2 101.8
Second Hip Room (in) 52.7 53.3
Front Shoulder Room (in) 56.7 58.0
Second Head Room (in) 37.6 37.4
Passenger Capacity 5 6
Second Shoulder Room (in) 56.1 57.1
Front Leg Room (in) 43.9 42.4
Exterior Dimensions
Track Width, Rear (in) 61.2 61.1
Wheelbase (in) 110.2 109.0
Liftover Height (in) 27.6 - TBD -
Width, Max w/o mirrors (in) 70.4 72.7
Track Width, Front (in) 61.0 62.0
Min Ground Clearance (in) 4.1 5.7
Length, Overall (in) 191.5 194.6
Height, Overall (in) 57.9 56.6
Cargo Area Dimensions
Trunk Volume (ft³) 15.6 16.7
Brakes
Brake Type Power Pwr
Rear Drum Diam x Width (in) NA NA
Disc - Front (Yes or ) Yes Yes
Front Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in) 11.7 x 0.35 - 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 - TBD -
Fuel Tank
Fuel Tank Capacity, Approx (gal) 20.0 17
Steering
Steering Type Pwr Rack & Pinion Pwr rack & pinion
Lock to Lock Turns (Steering) 2.8 - TBD -
Turning Diameter - Wall to Wall (ft) - TBD - - TBD -
Steering Ratio (:1), Overall 16.1 - TBD -
Turning Diameter - Curb to Curb (ft) 37.4 37.5
Tires
Spare Tire Order Code NA NA
Rear Tire Size P205/65R16 P205/70R15
Rear Tire Order Code NA QGY
Front Tire Size P205/65R16 P205/70R15
Spare Tire Size Compact compact
Front Tire Order Code NA QGY
Trailering
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs) 100 100
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs) NA - TBD -
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs) 1000 1000
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs) NA - TBD -
Weight Information
Base Curb Weight (lbs) 3001 3342
Wheels
Rear Wheel Size (in) 16 x 6.5 15 x 6.0
Front Wheel Material Steel Steel
Spare Wheel Material Steel Steel
Front Wheel Size (in) 16 x 6.5 15 x 6.0
Spare Wheel Size (in) Compact - TBD -
Rear Wheel Material Steel Steel
Cooling System
Total Cooling System Capacity (qts) 8 - TBD -
Electrical
Cold Cranking Amps @ 0° F (Primary) - TBD - - TBD -
Maximum Alternator Capacity (amps) 110 102
Engine
SAE Net Torque @ RPM 180 @ 4000 195 @ 4000
Engine Order Code NA LG8
Displacement 2.5L/150 3.1L/191
SAE Net Horsepower @ RPM 175 @ 6000 175 @ 5200
Engine Type Gas I4 Gas V6
Fuel System SMPI SFI
Mileage
EPA Fuel Economy Est - Hwy (MPG) 30 30
EPA Fuel Economy Est - City (MPG) 23 20
Transmission
Sixth Gear Ratio (:1) NA NA
First Gear Ratio (:1) 3.42 2.921
Clutch Size (in) - TBD - NA
Third Gear Ratio (:1) 1.26 1.000
Trans Type 5 4
Fifth Gear Ratio (:1) 0.77 NA
Seventh Gear Ratio (:1) NA NA
Trans Description Cont. Again NA NA
Drivetrain Front Wheel Drive Front Wheel Drive
Reverse Ratio (:1) 2.27 2.385
Second Gear Ratio (:1) 1.94 1.568
Trans Order Code NA MX0
Final Drive Axle Ratio (:1) 4.13 3.05
Fourth Gear Ratio (:1) 0.95 0.705
Trans Description Cont. Manual w/OD Automatic w/OD
Summary
Vehicle Name Nissan Altima Buick Century
Body Style 4 Door Sedan 4dr Sdn Custom
Suspension
Shock Absorber Diameter - Rear (mm) - TBD - - TBD -
Suspension Type - Front Independent Strut 4-wheel
Stabilizer Bar Diameter - Rear (in) - TBD - - TBD -
Suspension Type - Front (Cont.) w/Coil Springs Independent
Shock Absorber Diameter - Front (mm) - TBD - - TBD -
Stabilizer Bar Diameter - Front (in) - TBD - - TBD -
Suspension Type - Rear Multi-Link 4-wheel
Suspension Type - Rear (Cont.) w/Coil Springs Independent
 
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