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Selected Style 4-Door Sedan I4 Manual 2.5
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Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
4-Door Sedan I4 Manual 2.5 24 31 $17,343 $17,750
4-Door Sedan I4 Manual ULEV 2.5 24 31 $17,343 $17,750
4-Door Sedan I4 Manual 2.5 S 24 31 $18,331 $19,600
4-Door Sedan I4 Manual ULEV 2.5 S 24 31 $18,331 $19,600
4-Door Sedan I4 Automatic 2.5 S 23 29 $18,800 $20,100
4-Door Sedan I4 Automatic ULEV 2.5 S 23 29 $18,800 $20,100
4-Door Sedan V6 Manual 3.5 SE 21 27 $21,826 $23,600
4-Door Sedan V6 Automatic 3.5 SE 21 27 $22,427 $24,250
4-Door Sedan V6 Automatic 3.5 SL 20 29 $25,340 $27,400
4-Door Sedan V6 Automatic 3.5 SE-R 20 29 $27,421 $29,650
4-Door Sedan V6 Manual 3.5 SE-R 20 28 $27,421 $29,650
4-Door Sedan I4 S
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Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
4-Door Sedan I4 S 23 31 $16,017 $17,145
4-Door Sedan I4 SE 23 31 $16,525 $17,900
4-Door Sedan I4 SEL 23 31 $17,502 $18,985
4-Door Sedan V6 SE 21 29 $18,978 $20,625
4-Door Sedan V6 SEL 21 29 $19,954 $21,710
Pricing
Invoice Price
$17,343
$16,017
Manufacturer Suggested Retail Price
$17,750
$17,145
Monthly Payment Estimate
$296 / month
$286 / month
Dealer Price Quotes
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Fuel Economy
Fuel Economy - City 24 mpg 23 mpg
Fuel Economy - Highway 31 mpg 31 mpg
Vehicle
EPA Classification Compact Mid-Size Sedan
Interior Dimensions
Second Leg Room (in) 36.4 37.0
Passenger Volume (ft³) 103.2 100.0
Front Head Room (in) 40.8 38.7
Second Hip Room (in) 52.7 53.4
Front Shoulder Room (in) 56.7 57.4
Second Head Room (in) 37.6 37.8
Passenger Capacity 5 5
Second Shoulder Room (in) 56.1 56.5
Front Leg Room (in) 43.9 42.3
Front Hip Room (in) 53.0 54.0
Exterior Dimensions
Liftover Height (in) 27.6 28.3
Width, Max w/o mirrors (in) 70.4 72.2
Track Width, Front (in) 61.0 61.6
Min Ground Clearance (in) - TBD - - TBD -
Length, Overall (in) 191.5 190.2
Height, Overall (in) 57.9 57.2
Track Width, Rear (in) 61.2 61.3
Wheelbase (in) 110.2 107.4
Cargo Area Dimensions
Trunk Volume (ft³) 15.6 15.8
Brakes
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 -
Brake Type Power Pwr
Rear Drum Diam x Width (in) NA NA
Fuel Tank
Fuel Tank Capacity, Approx (gal) 20.0 17.5
Steering
Lock to Lock Turns (Steering) 2.8 - TBD -
Turning Diameter - Wall to Wall (ft) - TBD - - TBD -
Steering Ratio (:1), Overall 16.1 16.0
Turning Diameter - Curb to Curb (ft) 37.4 38.7
Steering Type Pwr Rack & Pinion Pwr Rack & Pinion
Tires
Rear Tire Size P215/60R16 P205/60R16
Rear Tire Order Code NA NA
Front Tire Size P215/60R16 P205/60R16
Spare Tire Size Compact - TBD -
Front Tire Order Code NA NA
Spare Tire Order Code NA NA
Trailering
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 -
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs) NA NA
Weight Information
Base Curb Weight (lbs) 3001 3151
Wheels
Front Wheel Material Steel Steel
Spare Wheel Material - TBD - - TBD -
Front Wheel Size (in) 16 x 6.5 16 x - TBD -
Spare Wheel Size (in) Compact - TBD -
Rear Wheel Material Steel Steel
Rear Wheel Size (in) 16 x 6.5 16 x - TBD -
Cooling System
Total Cooling System Capacity (qts) - TBD - - TBD -
Electrical
Cold Cranking Amps @ 0° F (Primary) - TBD - - TBD -
Maximum Alternator Capacity (amps) 110 - TBD -
Engine
Displacement 2.5L/150 2.3L/140
SAE Net Horsepower @ RPM 175 @ 6000 160 @ 6250
Engine Type Gas I4 Gas I4
Fuel System SMPI SMPI
SAE Net Torque @ RPM 180 @ 4000 156 @ 4250
Engine Order Code NA 99Z
Mileage
EPA Fuel Economy Est - City (MPG) 24 23
EPA Fuel Economy Est - Hwy (MPG) 31 31
Transmission
Clutch Size (in) - TBD - NA
Third Gear Ratio (:1) 1.26 1.23
Trans Type 5 5
Fifth Gear Ratio (:1) 0.77 0.76
Trans Description Cont. Again NA NA
Drivetrain Front Wheel Drive Front Wheel Drive
Reverse Ratio (:1) 3.25 3.17
Second Gear Ratio (:1) 1.94 1.84
Trans Order Code NA 445
Final Drive Axle Ratio (:1) 4.13 4.39
Fourth Gear Ratio (:1) 0.95 0.97
Trans Description Cont. Manual w/OD Manual
Sixth Gear Ratio (:1) NA NA
First Gear Ratio (:1) 3.42 3.31
Seventh Gear Ratio (:1) - NA
Summary
Vehicle Name Nissan Altima Ford Fusion
Body Style 4 Door Sedan 4 Door Sedan
Suspension
Stabilizer Bar Diameter - Rear (in) - TBD - 0.63
Suspension Type - Front (Cont.) w/Coil Springs NA
Shock Absorber Diameter - Front (mm) - TBD - - TBD -
Stabilizer Bar Diameter - Front (in) - TBD - 0.94
Suspension Type - Rear Multi-Link Independent
Suspension Type - Rear (Cont.) NA NA
Shock Absorber Diameter - Rear (mm) - TBD - - TBD -
Suspension Type - Front Independent Strut Independent
 
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