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Selected Style 4-Door Sedan Manual
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Transmission

Trim

Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
4-Door Sedan Manual 29 39 $10,950 $11,499
4-Door Sedan Manual XE 29 39 $12,761 $13,699
4-Door Sedan Automatic XE 27 36 $13,506 $14,499
4-Door Sedan Manual GXE 29 39 $13,494 $14,899
4-Door Sedan Automatic GXE 27 36 $14,218 $15,699
4-Door Sedan Manual GLE 29 39 $14,263 $15,749
4-Door Sedan Automatic GLE 27 36 $14,987 $16,549
4-Door Sedan Manual SE 23 31 $15,168 $16,749
4-Door Sedan Automatic SE 23 30 $15,892 $17,549
4-Door Sedan GL Manual
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Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
4-Door Sedan Manual GL 30 37 $11,398 $11,999
4-Door Sedan Automatic GL 27 34 $12,348 $12,999
4-Door Sedan Manual GLX 30 37 $12,443 $13,099
4-Door Sedan Automatic GLX 27 34 $13,393 $14,099
4-Door Sedan Automatic GLX+ 27 34 $14,153 $14,899
Pricing
Invoice Price
$10,950
$11,398
Manufacturer Suggested Retail Price
$11,499
$11,999
Monthly Payment Estimate
$192 / month
$200 / month
Dealer Price Quotes
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TCC Rating
Fuel Economy
Fuel Economy - City 29 mpg 30 mpg
Fuel Economy - Highway 39 mpg 37 mpg
Vehicle
EPA Classification Subcompact Sub-Compact
Interior Dimensions
Second Head Room (in) 36.5 37.2
Passenger Capacity 5 5
Second Shoulder Room (in) 53.1 52.1
Front Leg Room (in) 42.3 42.3
Front Hip Room (in) 50.1 50.8
Second Leg Room (in) 32.4 34.1
Passenger Volume (ft³) 87.2 85.9
Front Head Room (in) 39.1 39.1
Second Hip Room (in) 52.8 48.2
Front Shoulder Room (in) 52.8 51.8
Exterior Dimensions
Min Ground Clearance (in) 5.8 5.5
Length, Overall (in) 171.0 165.2
Height, Overall (in) 54.3 53.9
Track Width, Rear (in) 56.5 56.5
Wheelbase (in) 99.8 97.6
Liftover Height (in) 22.5 25.9
Width, Max w/o mirrors (in) 66.6 66.1
Track Width, Front (in) 58.3 56.7
Cargo Area Dimensions
Trunk Volume (ft³) 10.1 - TBD -
Brakes
Disc - Rear (Yes or ) NA NA
Rear Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in) NA NA
Brake Type Power Power
Rear Drum Diam x Width (in) 7.1 x - TBD - 7.87 x 1.18
Disc - Front (Yes or ) Yes Yes
Front Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in) 9.1 x 0.71 9.17 x 0.79
Drum - Rear (Yes or ) Yes Yes
Brake ABS System NA NA
Fuel Tank
Fuel Tank Capacity, Approx (gal) 13.2 13.5
Steering
Steering Ratio (:1), Overall 23.2 15.8
Turning Diameter - Curb to Curb (ft) 34.1 32.2
Steering Type Rack & Pinion Power
Lock to Lock Turns (Steering) 4.3 3.2
Turning Diameter - Wall to Wall (ft) - TBD - 34.8
Tires
Front Tire Size P155/80R13 P175/70R13
Spare Tire Size T115/70D14 T115/70D14
Front Tire Order Code NA NA
Spare Tire Order Code NA NA
Rear Tire Size P155/80R13 P175/70R13
Rear Tire Order Code NA NA
Trailering
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs) 1000 N/A
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs) N/A N/A
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs) 110 N/A
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs) N/A N/A
Weight Information
Base Curb Weight (lbs) 2338 2227
Wheels
Spare Wheel Size (in) 14 x 4.0 14 x 4
Rear Wheel Material Steel Steel
Rear Wheel Size (in) 13 x 5.0 13 x 5.0
Front Wheel Material Steel Steel
Spare Wheel Material Steel Steel
Front Wheel Size (in) 13 x 5.0 13 x 5.0
Cooling System
Total Cooling System Capacity (qts) 5.2 4.2
Electrical
Maximum Alternator Capacity (amps) 80 70
Cold Cranking Amps @ 0° F (Primary) 490 390
Engine
Engine Type Gas I4 Gas L4
Fuel System SFI SFI
SAE Net Torque @ RPM 108 @ 4000 99 @ 3000
Engine Order Code NA NA
Displacement 1.6L/97 1.6L/97
SAE Net Horsepower @ RPM 115 @ 6000 95 @ 6000
Mileage
EPA Fuel Economy Est - Hwy (MPG) 39 37
EPA Fuel Economy Est - City (MPG) 29 30
Transmission
Second Gear Ratio (:1) 1.96 1.89
Trans Order Code NA NA
Final Drive Axle Ratio (:1) 3.79 3.79
Fourth Gear Ratio (:1) 0.93 0.97
Trans Description Cont. Manual w/OD Manual w/OD
Sixth Gear Ratio (:1) NA NA
First Gear Ratio (:1) 3.33 3.58
Clutch Size (in) 7.48 7.48
Third Gear Ratio (:1) 1.29 1.28
Trans Type 5 5
Fifth Gear Ratio (:1) 0.73 0.82
Seventh Gear Ratio (:1) NA NA
Trans Description Cont. Again NA NA
Drivetrain Front Wheel Drive Front Wheel Drive
Reverse Ratio (:1) 3.42 3.27
Summary
Body Style 4 Door Sedan 4dr Sedan
Vehicle Name Nissan Sentra Suzuki Esteem
Suspension
Stabilizer Bar Diameter - Front (in) NA 0.87
Suspension Type - Rear Multi-Link Beam MacPherson Strut
Suspension Type - Rear (Cont.) w/Coil Springs w/coil spring
Shock Absorber Diameter - Rear (mm) 25 30
Suspension Type - Front MacPherson Strut MacPherson Strut
Stabilizer Bar Diameter - Rear (in) NA NA
Suspension Type - Front (Cont.) w/Coil Springs w/coil spring
Shock Absorber Diameter - Front (mm) 30 30
 
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