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Selected Style 2-Door Coupe SE
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Body Style

Trim

Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
2-Door Coupe SE 22 31 $14,722 $16,090
2-Door Coupe SE1 22 31 $15,829 $17,300
2-Door Coupe SE2 N/A N/A $17,961 $19,630
2-Door Coupe GT N/A N/A $18,043 $19,720
2-Door Coupe GT1 N/A N/A $19,416 $21,220
4-Door Sedan SE 22 31 $14,996 $16,390
4-Door Sedan SE1 22 31 $16,104 $17,600
4-Door Sedan SE2 N/A N/A $18,235 $19,930
4-Door Sedan GT N/A N/A $18,318 $20,020
4-Door Sedan GT1 N/A N/A $19,690 $21,520
4-Door Sedan XE Manual
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Transmission

Trim

Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
4-Door Sedan Manual XE 23 31 $14,547 $15,140
4-Door Sedan Automatic XE 21 28 $15,315 $15,940
4-Door Sedan Manual GXE 23 31 $15,016 $16,340
4-Door Sedan Automatic GXE 21 28 $15,751 $17,140
4-Door Sedan Manual SE 23 31 $16,935 $18,640
4-Door Sedan Automatic SE 21 28 $17,662 $19,440
4-Door Sedan Automatic GLE 21 29 $18,525 $20,390
Pricing
Invoice Price
$14,722
$14,547
Manufacturer Suggested Retail Price
$16,090
$15,140
Monthly Payment Estimate
$268 / month
$252 / month
Dealer Price Quotes
The Car Connection's Take
TCC Rating Read Our Full Review
Fuel Economy
Fuel Economy - City 22 mpg 23 mpg
Fuel Economy - Highway 31 mpg 31 mpg
Vehicle
EPA Classification Compact Compact
Interior Dimensions
Second Shoulder Room (in) 55.0 54.8
Front Leg Room (in) 42.1 42.0
Front Hip Room (in) 52.4 52.5
Second Leg Room (in) 35.5 33.9
Front Head Room (in) 38.3 39.5
Passenger Volume (ft³) 92.7 93.8
Second Hip Room (in) 49.3 52.6
Front Shoulder Room (in) 53.7 55.7
Second Head Room (in) 37.2 37.7
Passenger Capacity 5 5
Exterior Dimensions
Height, Overall (in) 55.1 56.0
Track Width, Rear (in) 59.1 58.9
Wheelbase (in) 107.0 103.2
Liftover Height (in) - TBD - 29.1
Width, Max w/o mirrors (in) 70.4 69.1
Track Width, Front (in) 59.0 59.3
Min Ground Clearance (in) - TBD - 4.7
Length, Overall (in) 186.3 183.8
Cargo Area Dimensions
Trunk Volume (ft³) 14.6 13.8
Brakes
Rear Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in) NA NA
Brake Type Power Power
Rear Drum Diam x Width (in) 7.9 x - TBD - 9.0 x -TBD-
Disc - Front (Yes or ) Yes Yes
Front Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in) 10.9 x 1.02 11.4 x 0.87
Drum - Rear (Yes or ) Yes Yes
Brake ABS System 4-Wheel NA
Disc - Rear (Yes or ) NA NA
Fuel Tank
Fuel Tank Capacity, Approx (gal) 15.2 15.9
Steering
Turning Diameter - Curb to Curb (ft) 37.7 37.4
Steering Type Power Rack & Pinion Pwr Rack & Pinion
Lock to Lock Turns (Steering) 2.5 2.7
Turning Diameter - Wall to Wall (ft) - TBD - 40.0
Steering Ratio (:1), Overall 14.7 17.0
Tires
Spare Tire Size T115/70D15 T125/70D15
Front Tire Order Code QCD NA
Spare Tire Order Code NA NA
Rear Tire Size P215/60R15 P195/65R15
Rear Tire Order Code QCD NA
Front Tire Size P215/60R15 P195/65R15
Trailering
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs) - TBD - NA
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs) - TBD - 110
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs) - TBD - NA
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs) - TBD - 1000
Weight Information
Base Curb Weight (lbs) 3066 2888
Wheels
Rear Wheel Material Steel Steel
Rear Wheel Size (in) 15 x 6.0 15 x 6
Front Wheel Material Steel Steel
Spare Wheel Material - TBD - - TBD -
Front Wheel Size (in) 15 x 6.0 15 x 6
Spare Wheel Size (in) 15 x 4 15 x 4
Cooling System
Total Cooling System Capacity (qts) - TBD - 7.0
Electrical
Maximum Alternator Capacity (amps) 105 100
Cold Cranking Amps @ 0° F (Primary) - TBD - 550
Engine
Fuel System SFI SFI
SAE Net Torque @ RPM 155 @ 4400 156 @ 4400
Engine Order Code LD9 NA
Displacement 2.4L/146 2.4L/146
SAE Net Horsepower @ RPM 150 @ 5600 155 @ 5600
Engine Type Gas 4-Cyl Gas I4
Mileage
EPA Fuel Economy Est - Hwy (MPG) 31 31
EPA Fuel Economy Est - City (MPG) 22 23
Transmission
Fourth Gear Ratio (:1) 0.98 0.95
Trans Description Cont. Manual w/OD Manual w/OD
Sixth Gear Ratio (:1) NA NA
First Gear Ratio (:1) 3.58 3.29
Clutch Size (in) - TBD - 8.86
Third Gear Ratio (:1) 1.35 1.21
Trans Type 5 5
Fifth Gear Ratio (:1) 0.68 0.74
Trans Description Cont. Again NA NA
Drivetrain Front Wheel Drive Front Wheel Drive
Reverse Ratio (:1) - TBD - 3.43
Second Gear Ratio (:1) 2.02 1.85
Trans Order Code MM5 NA
Final Drive Axle Ratio (:1) 3.42 3.82
Seventh Gear Ratio (:1) - NA
Summary
Body Style 2 Door Coupe 4 Door Sedan
Vehicle Name Pontiac Grand Am Nissan Altima
Suspension
Suspension Type - Rear (Cont.) Tri-Link w/Coil Springs
Shock Absorber Diameter - Rear (mm) - TBD - 32
Suspension Type - Front Independent Independent Strut
Stabilizer Bar Diameter - Rear (in) 0.60 0.63
Suspension Type - Front (Cont.) MacPherson Strut w/Coil Springs
Shock Absorber Diameter - Front (mm) - TBD - 32
Stabilizer Bar Diameter - Front (in) 0.94 0.83
Suspension Type - Rear Independent Independent Strut
 
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