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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 I4 Manual
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Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
4-Door Sedan I4 Manual 22 30 $14,559 $15,999
4-Door Sedan I4 Automatic 22 30 $15,308 $16,799
4-Door Sedan V6 Automatic 19 27 $16,082 $17,649
4-Door Sedan V6 Automatic GLS 19 27 $17,034 $18,799
4-Door Sedan V6 Automatic LX 19 27 $17,840 $19,799
Pricing
Invoice Price
$16,464
$14,559
Manufacturer Suggested Retail Price
$16,850
$15,999
Monthly Payment Estimate
$281 / month
$267 / month
Dealer Price Quotes
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Fuel Economy
Fuel Economy - City 23 mpg 22 mpg
Fuel Economy - Highway 30 mpg 30 mpg
Vehicle
EPA Classification Compact Mid-Size
Interior Dimensions
Passenger Capacity 5 5
Second Shoulder Room (in) 56.1 55.7
Front Leg Room (in) 43.9 43.3
Front Hip Room (in) 53.0 55.8
Second Leg Room (in) 36.4 36.2
Passenger Volume (ft³) 103.2 100.0
Front Head Room (in) 40.8 39.3
Second Hip Room (in) 52.7 54.4
Front Shoulder Room (in) 56.7 56.9
Second Head Room (in) 37.6 37.6
Exterior Dimensions
Height, Overall (in) 57.9 56.0
Track Width, Rear (in) 61.2 60.2
Wheelbase (in) 110.2 106.3
Liftover Height (in) 27.6 - TBD -
Width, Max w/o mirrors (in) 70.4 71.7
Track Width, Front (in) 61.0 60.6
Min Ground Clearance (in) 4.1 - TBD -
Length, Overall (in) 191.5 186.9
Cargo Area Dimensions
Trunk Volume (ft³) 15.6 14.1
Brakes
Disc - Rear (Yes or ) Yes Yes
Rear Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in) 11.5 x 0.35 10.3 x - TBD -
Brake Type Power Pwr-Assisted
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 11.0 x - TBD -
Drum - Rear (Yes or ) NA NA
Brake ABS System NA NA
Fuel Tank
Fuel Tank Capacity, Approx (gal) 20.0 17.2
Steering
Turning Diameter - Curb to Curb (ft) 37.4 34.4
Steering Type Pwr Rack & Pinion Pwr Rack & Pinion
Lock to Lock Turns (Steering) 2.8 2.92
Turning Diameter - Wall to Wall (ft) - TBD - - TBD -
Steering Ratio (:1), Overall 16.1 14.1
Tires
Spare Tire Size Compact Compact
Front Tire Order Code NA NA
Spare Tire Order Code NA NA
Rear Tire Size P205/65R16 P205/65R15
Rear Tire Order Code NA NA
Front Tire Size P205/65R16 P205/65R15
Trailering
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs) NA NA
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs) 100 - TBD -
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs) NA NA
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs) 1000 - TBD -
Weight Information
Base Curb Weight (lbs) 3001 3181
Wheels
Rear Wheel Material Steel Steel
Rear Wheel Size (in) 16 x 6.5 15 x 6
Front Wheel Material Steel Steel
Spare Wheel Material Steel Steel
Front Wheel Size (in) 16 x 6.5 15 x 6
Spare Wheel Size (in) Compact Compact
Cooling System
Total Cooling System Capacity (qts) 8 7.7
Electrical
Maximum Alternator Capacity (amps) 110 95
Cold Cranking Amps @ 0° F (Primary) - TBD - - TBD -
Engine
Fuel System SMPI MPI
SAE Net Torque @ RPM 180 @ 4000 147 @ 3000
Engine Order Code NA NA
Displacement 2.5L/150 2.4L/143
SAE Net Horsepower @ RPM 175 @ 6000 138 @ 5500
Engine Type Gas I4 Gas I4
Mileage
EPA Fuel Economy Est - Hwy (MPG) 30 30
EPA Fuel Economy Est - City (MPG) 23 22
Transmission
Final Drive Axle Ratio (:1) 4.13 3.88
Fourth Gear Ratio (:1) 0.95 0.94
Trans Description Cont. Manual w/OD Manual w/OD
Sixth Gear Ratio (:1) NA NA
First Gear Ratio (:1) 3.42 3.46
Clutch Size (in) - TBD - - TBD -
Third Gear Ratio (:1) 1.26 1.30
Trans Type 5 5
Fifth Gear Ratio (:1) 0.77 0.78
Seventh Gear Ratio (:1) NA NA
Trans Description Cont. Again NA NA
Drivetrain Front Wheel Drive Front Wheel Drive
Reverse Ratio (:1) 2.27 3.46
Second Gear Ratio (:1) 1.94 1.95
Trans Order Code NA NA
Summary
Body Style 4 Door Sedan 4 Door Sedan
Vehicle Name Nissan Altima Hyundai Sonata
Suspension
Suspension Type - Rear Multi-Link Independent
Suspension Type - Rear (Cont.) w/Coil Springs Multi-Link
Shock Absorber Diameter - Rear (mm) - TBD - - TBD -
Suspension Type - Front Independent Strut Independent
Stabilizer Bar Diameter - Rear (in) - TBD - 0.45
Suspension Type - Front (Cont.) w/Coil Springs Double-wishbone
Shock Absorber Diameter - Front (mm) - TBD - - TBD -
Stabilizer Bar Diameter - Front (in) - TBD - 1.00
 
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