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Selected Style 4-Door Sedan I4 Manual 2.5
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Trim

Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
4-Door Sedan I4 Manual 2.5 24 31 $17,050 $17,450
4-Door Sedan I4 Manual 2.5 S 24 31 $18,051 $19,300
4-Door Sedan I4 Automatic 2.5 S 23 29 $18,519 $19,800
4-Door Sedan I4 Automatic 2.5 SL 23 29 $18,519 $19,800
4-Door Sedan V6 Manual 3.5 SE 21 27 $21,549 $23,300
4-Door Sedan V6 Automatic 3.5 SE 21 27 $22,150 $23,950
4-Door Sedan V6 Automatic 3.5 SL 20 30 $25,064 $27,100
4-Door Sedan I4 Manual PZEV 2.5 24 31 $17,050 $17,450
4-Door Sedan I4 Manual PZEV 2.5 S 24 31 $18,051 $19,300
4-Door Sedan I4 Automatic PZEV 2.5 S 23 29 $18,519 $19,800
4-Door Sedan I4 Automatic PZEV 2.5 SL 23 29 $18,519 $19,800
4-Door Sedan V6 Manual 3.5 SE-R 20 28 $27,144 $29,350
4-Door Sedan V6 Automatic 3.5 SE-R 20 30 $27,144 $29,350
4-Door Sedan GS
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Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
4-Door Sedan GS 20 27 $19,499 $21,465
4-Door Sedan LS 20 27 $22,169 $24,465
4-Door Wagon LS 19 27 $22,967 $25,130
Pricing
Invoice Price
$17,050
$19,499
Manufacturer Suggested Retail Price
$17,450
$21,465
Monthly Payment Estimate
$291 / month
$358 / month
Dealer Price Quotes
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Fuel Economy
Fuel Economy - City 24 mpg 20 mpg
Fuel Economy - Highway 31 mpg 27 mpg
Vehicle
EPA Classification Compact Mid-Size
Interior Dimensions
Front Hip Room (in) 53.0 54.5
Second Leg Room (in) 36.4 38.9
Front Head Room (in) 40.8 39.8
Passenger Volume (ft³) 103.2 102.5
Second Hip Room (in) 52.7 55.7
Front Shoulder Room (in) 56.7 57.3
Second Head Room (in) 37.6 36.7
Passenger Capacity 5 6
Second Shoulder Room (in) 56.1 56.6
Front Leg Room (in) 43.9 42.2
Exterior Dimensions
Track Width, Rear (in) 61.2 62.1
Wheelbase (in) 110.2 108.5
Liftover Height (in) 27.6 - TBD -
Width, Max w/o mirrors (in) 70.4 73.0
Track Width, Front (in) 61.0 61.6
Min Ground Clearance (in) - TBD - - TBD -
Length, Overall (in) 191.5 199.8
Height, Overall (in) 57.9 55.5
Cargo Area Dimensions
Trunk Volume (ft³) 15.6 16.0
Brakes
Rear Drum Diam x Width (in) NA 8.9 x - TBD -
Disc - Front (Yes or ) Yes Yes
Front Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in) 11.7 x 0.35 11.6 x - TBD -
Drum - Rear (Yes or ) NA Yes
Brake ABS System NA NA
Disc - Rear (Yes or ) Yes NA
Rear Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in) 11.5 x 0.35 NA
Brake Type Power Pwr
Fuel Tank
Fuel Tank Capacity, Approx (gal) 20.0 18.0
Steering
Lock to Lock Turns (Steering) 2.8 2.68
Turning Diameter - Wall to Wall (ft) - TBD - - TBD -
Steering Ratio (:1), Overall 16.1 17.0
Turning Diameter - Curb to Curb (ft) 37.4 39.7
Steering Type Pwr Rack & Pinion Variable Pwr Rack & Pinion
Tires
Spare Tire Order Code NA NA
Rear Tire Size P215/60R16 P215/60R16
Rear Tire Order Code NA NA
Front Tire Size P215/60R16 P215/60R16
Spare Tire Size Temporary Compact
Front Tire Order Code NA NA
Trailering
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs) 100 NA
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs) NA NA
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs) 1000 - TBD -
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs) NA NA
Weight Information
Base Curb Weight (lbs) 3001 3318
Wheels
Rear Wheel Size (in) 16 x 6.5 16 x 6.0
Front Wheel Material Steel Steel
Spare Wheel Material - TBD - Steel
Front Wheel Size (in) 16 x 6.5 16 x 6.0
Spare Wheel Size (in) Temporary Compact
Rear Wheel Material Steel Steel
Cooling System
Total Cooling System Capacity (qts) - TBD - 11.6
Electrical
Cold Cranking Amps @ 0° F (Primary) 8.0 - TBD -
Maximum Alternator Capacity (amps) 110 130
Engine
SAE Net Torque @ RPM 180 @ 4000 186 @ 5500
Engine Order Code NA N/A
Displacement 2.5L/150 3.0L/183
SAE Net Horsepower @ RPM 175 @ 6000 153 @ 5000
Engine Type Gas I4 Gas V6
Fuel System SMPI SMPI
Mileage
EPA Fuel Economy Est - Hwy (MPG) 31 27
EPA Fuel Economy Est - City (MPG) 24 20
Transmission
Clutch Size (in) - TBD - NA
Third Gear Ratio (:1) 1.26 1.00
Trans Type 5 4
Fifth Gear Ratio (:1) 0.77 NA
Trans Description Cont. Again NA NA
Drivetrain Front Wheel Drive Front Wheel Drive
Reverse Ratio (:1) 2.27 2.26
Second Gear Ratio (:1) 1.94 1.54
Trans Order Code NA NA
Final Drive Axle Ratio (:1) 4.13 3.96
Fourth Gear Ratio (:1) 0.95 0.69
Trans Description Cont. Manual w/OD Automatic w/OD
Sixth Gear Ratio (:1) NA NA
First Gear Ratio (:1) 3.42 2.77
Seventh Gear Ratio (:1) - NA
Summary
Vehicle Name Nissan Altima Mercury Sable
Body Style 4 Door Sedan 4 Door Sedan
Suspension
Shock Absorber Diameter - Rear (mm) - TBD - - TBD -
Suspension Type - Front Independent Strut MacPherson Strut
Stabilizer Bar Diameter - Rear (in) - TBD - NA
Suspension Type - Front (Cont.) w/Coil Springs w/Coil Springs
Shock Absorber Diameter - Front (mm) - TBD - - TBD -
Stabilizer Bar Diameter - Front (in) - TBD - - TBD -
Suspension Type - Rear Multi-Link Indep Quadralink
Suspension Type - Rear (Cont.) w/Coil Springs w/Coil Springs
 
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