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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 26 35 $17,538 $17,950
4-Door Sedan I4 Manual ULEV 2.5 26 35 $17,538 $17,950
4-Door Sedan I4 Manual 2.5 S 26 35 $18,519 $19,800
4-Door Sedan I4 Manual ULEV 2.5 S 26 35 $18,519 $19,800
4-Door Sedan I4 CVT 2.5 S 26 34 $18,987 $20,300
4-Door Sedan I4 CVT ULEV 2.5 S 26 34 $18,987 $20,300
4-Door Sedan V6 Manual 3.5SE 21 29 $22,196 $24,000
4-Door Sedan V6 CVT 3.5 SE 22 28 $22,658 $24,500
4-Door Sedan I4 eCVT 2.5 Hybrid 35 33 $23,442 $24,990
4-Door Sedan V6 CVT 3.5 SL 22 28 $26,265 $28,400
4-Door Sedan I4 Manual LX
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Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
4-Door Sedan I4 Manual LX 24 34 $15,435 $16,355
4-Door Sedan I4 Automatic LX 24 34 $16,500 $17,650
4-Door Sedan V6 Automatic LX 22 30 $17,995 $19,345
4-Door Sedan I4 Automatic EX 24 34 $18,045 $19,395
4-Door Sedan V6 Automatic EX 22 30 $18,890 $20,400
Pricing
Invoice Price
$17,538
$15,435
Manufacturer Suggested Retail Price
$17,950
$16,355
Monthly Payment Estimate
$299 / month
$273 / month
Dealer Price Quotes
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Fuel Economy
Fuel Economy - City 26 mpg 24 mpg
Fuel Economy - Highway 35 mpg 34 mpg
Vehicle
EPA Classification Compact Midsize
Interior Dimensions
Passenger Capacity 5 5
Second Shoulder Room (in) 55.5 56.3
Front Leg Room (in) 42.2 43.7
Front Hip Room (in) 56.8 54.5
Second Leg Room (in) 39.5 37.8
Front Head Room (in) 40.6 39.8
Passenger Volume (ft³) 100.7 104.2
Second Hip Room (in) 52.5 54.7
Front Shoulder Room (in) 55.7 57.1
Second Head Room (in) 36.8 38.0
Exterior Dimensions
Height, Overall (in) 57.9 58.3
Track Width, Rear (in) 61.0 61.1
Wheelbase (in) 109.3 107.1
Liftover Height (in) 27.6 - TBD -
Width, Max w/o mirrors (in) 70.7 71.1
Track Width, Front (in) 61.0 61.5
Min Ground Clearance (in) - TBD - 6.3
Length, Overall (in) 189.8 186.4
Cargo Area Dimensions
Trunk Volume (ft³) 17.9 14.8
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
Rear Drum Diam x Width (in) NA NA
Disc - Front (Yes or ) Yes Yes
Front Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in) 11.7 x 1.02 11.0 x - TBD -
Drum - Rear (Yes or ) NA NA
Brake ABS System NA NA
Fuel Tank
Fuel Tank Capacity, Approx (gal) 20.0 16.4
Steering
Turning Diameter - Curb to Curb (ft) 37.4 35.5
Steering Type Pwr Rack & Pinion Pwr Rack & Pinion
Lock to Lock Turns (Steering) 2.8 2.86
Turning Diameter - Wall to Wall (ft) - TBD - - TBD -
Steering Ratio (:1), Overall 16.1 - TBD -
Tires
Spare Tire Size T135/70R16 - TBD -
Front Tire Order Code NA NA
Spare Tire Order Code NA NA
Rear Tire Size P215/60R16 P205/60R16
Rear Tire Order Code NA NA
Front Tire Size P215/60R16 P205/60R16
Trailering
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs) NA NA
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs) - TBD - - TBD -
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs) NA NA
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs) - TBD - - TBD -
Weight Information
Base Curb Weight (lbs) 3055 3142
Wheels
Rear Wheel Material Steel Steel
Rear Wheel Size (in) 16 x 7.0 16 x 6.5
Front Wheel Material Steel Steel
Spare Wheel Material Steel - TBD -
Front Wheel Size (in) 16 x 7.0 16 x 6.5
Spare Wheel Size (in) - TBD - - TBD -
Cooling System
Total Cooling System Capacity (qts) - TBD - - TBD -
Electrical
Maximum Alternator Capacity (amps) 110 - TBD -
Cold Cranking Amps @ 0° F (Primary) - TBD - - TBD -
Engine
Fuel System SMPI - TBD -
SAE Net Torque @ RPM 180 @ 3900 164 @ 4250
Engine Order Code QR25 NA
Displacement 2.5L/152 2.4L/144
SAE Net Horsepower @ RPM 175 @ 5600 162 @ 5800
Engine Type Gas I4 Gas I4
Mileage
EPA Fuel Economy Est - Hwy (MPG) 35 34
EPA Fuel Economy Est - City (MPG) 26 24
Transmission
Final Drive Axle Ratio (:1) 3.81 3.25
Fourth Gear Ratio (:1) 1.06 1.18
Trans Description Cont. Manual w/OD Manual w/OD
Sixth Gear Ratio (:1) 0.67 NA
First Gear Ratio (:1) 3.50 3.27
Clutch Size (in) - TBD - - TBD -
Third Gear Ratio (:1) 1.39 1.55
Trans Type 6 5
Fifth Gear Ratio (:1) 0.81 0.97
Trans Description Cont. Again NA NA
Drivetrain Front Wheel Drive Front Wheel Drive
Reverse Ratio (:1) 3.37 3.42
Second Gear Ratio (:1) 1.95 1.79
Trans Order Code NA NA
Summary
Body Style 4 Door Sedan 4dr Sedan
Vehicle Name Nissan Altima Kia Optima
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 - - TBD -
Suspension Type - Front (Cont.) w/Coil Springs MacPherson Strut
Shock Absorber Diameter - Front (mm) - TBD - - TBD -
Stabilizer Bar Diameter - Front (in) - TBD - - TBD -
 
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