Compare 2005 Nissan Altima vs 2005 Saturn L-Series

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4-Door Sedan I4 Manual 2.5
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 PZEV 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 Manual PZEV 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 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 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 V6 Automatic 3.5 SE-R 20 30 $27,144 $29,350
4-Door Sedan V6 Manual 3.5 SE-R 20 28 $27,144 $29,350
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L300 4-Door Sedan
Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
L300 4-Door Sedan 21 28 $19,714 $21,370
Pricing
Invoice Price
$17,050
$19,714
Manufacturer Suggested Retail Price
$17,450
$21,370
Monthly Payment Estimate
$291 / month
$356 / month
The Car Connection's Take
TCC Rating
Fuel Economy
City
24 mpg 21 mpg
Highway
31 mpg 28 mpg
Vehicle
EPA Classification
Compact Mid-size
Interior Dimensions
Second Hip Room (in)
52.7 54.0
Front Shoulder Room (in)
56.7 55.7
Second Head Room (in)
37.6 38.0
Passenger Capacity
5 5
Second Shoulder Room (in)
56.1 56.1
Front Leg Room (in)
43.9 42.3
Front Hip Room (in)
53.0 51.7
Second Leg Room (in)
36.4 35.4
Front Head Room (in)
40.8 39.3
Passenger Volume (ft³)
103.2 96.9
Exterior Dimensions
Track Width, Front (in)
61.0 59.8
Min Ground Clearance (in)
- TBD - 5.7
Length, Overall (in)
191.5 190.4
Height, Overall (in)
57.9 56.4
Track Width, Rear (in)
61.2 59.4
Wheelbase (in)
110.2 106.5
Liftover Height (in)
27.6 - TBD -
Width, Max w/o mirrors (in)
70.4 68.5
Cargo Area Dimensions
Trunk Volume (ft³)
15.6 17.5
Brakes
Drum - Rear (Yes or )
NA NA
Brake ABS System
NA 4-Wheel
Disc - Rear (Yes or )
Yes Yes
Rear Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in)
11.5 x 0.35 11.3 x 0.4
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 11.3 x 1.0
Fuel Tank
Fuel Tank Capacity, Approx (gal)
20.0 15.7
Steering
Steering Ratio (:1), Overall
16.1 15.7
Turning Diameter - Curb to Curb (ft)
37.4 11.1
Steering Type
Pwr Rack & Pinion Pwr Rack & Pinion
Lock to Lock Turns (Steering)
2.8 2.9
Turning Diameter - Wall to Wall (ft)
- TBD - - TBD -
Tires
Rear Tire Order Code
NA QDJ
Front Tire Size
P215/60R16 P215/55HR16
Spare Tire Size
Temporary Compact
Front Tire Order Code
NA QDJ
Spare Tire Order Code
NA N/A
Rear Tire Size
P215/60R16 P215/55HR16
Trailering
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 -
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs)
100 150
Weight Information
Base Curb Weight (lbs)
3001 3237
Wheels
Spare Wheel Material
- TBD - Alloy
Front Wheel Size (in)
16 x 6.5 16 x - TBD -
Spare Wheel Size (in)
Temporary Compact
Rear Wheel Material
Steel Alloy
Rear Wheel Size (in)
16 x 6.5 16 x - TBD -
Front Wheel Material
Steel Alloy
Cooling System
Total Cooling System Capacity (qts)
- TBD - 10.2
Electrical
Maximum Alternator Capacity (amps)
110 - TBD -
Cold Cranking Amps @ 0° F (Primary)
8.0 - TBD -
Engine
SAE Net Horsepower @ RPM
175 @ 6000 182 @ 5600
Engine Type
Gas I4 Gas V6
Fuel System
SMPI EFI
SAE Net Torque @ RPM
180 @ 4000 190 @ 3600
Engine Order Code
NA L81
Displacement
2.5L/150 3.0L/181
Mileage
EPA Fuel Economy Est - City (MPG)
24 21
EPA Fuel Economy Est - Hwy (MPG)
31 28
Transmission
Trans Description Cont. Again
NA NA
Drivetrain
Front Wheel Drive Front Wheel Drive
Reverse Ratio (:1)
2.27 2.14
Second Gear Ratio (:1)
1.94 1.62
Trans Order Code
NA MN5
Final Drive Axle Ratio (:1)
4.13 3.68
Fourth Gear Ratio (:1)
0.95 0.68
Trans Description Cont.
Manual w/OD Automatic w/OD
Sixth Gear Ratio (:1)
NA NA
First Gear Ratio (:1)
3.42 2.96
Clutch Size (in)
- TBD - NA
Third Gear Ratio (:1)
1.26 1.00
Trans Type
5 4
Fifth Gear Ratio (:1)
0.77 NA
Summary
Body Style
4 Door Sedan 4 Door Sedan
Vehicle Name
Nissan Altima Saturn L-Series
Suspension
Shock Absorber Diameter - Front (mm)
- TBD - - TBD -
Stabilizer Bar Diameter - Front (in)
- TBD - - TBD -
Suspension Type - Rear
Multi-Link Indep. Multi-Link
Suspension Type - Rear (Cont.)
w/Coil Springs w/Stabilizer Bar
Shock Absorber Diameter - Rear (mm)
- TBD - - TBD -
Suspension Type - Front
Independent Strut MacPherson Strut
Stabilizer Bar Diameter - Rear (in)
- TBD - - TBD -
Suspension Type - Front (Cont.)
w/Coil Springs w/Stabilizer Bar

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