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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 24 34 $12,954 $14,005
2-Door Coupe GT 23 33 $15,072 $16,295
2-Door Convertible GT 23 33 $20,114 $21,745
4-Door Sedan SE 24 34 $13,047 $14,105
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
$12,954
$14,547
Manufacturer Suggested Retail Price
$14,005
$15,140
Monthly Payment Estimate
$233 / month
$252 / month
Dealer Price Quotes
The Car Connection's Take
TCC Rating
Fuel Economy
Fuel Economy - City 24 mpg 23 mpg
Fuel Economy - Highway 34 mpg 31 mpg
Vehicle
EPA Classification Subcompact Compact
Interior Dimensions
Front Hip Room (in) 48.7 52.5
Second Leg Room (in) 32.6 33.9
Front Head Room (in) 37.6 39.5
Passenger Volume (ft³) 87.2 93.8
Second Hip Room (in) 49.5 52.6
Front Shoulder Room (in) 54.1 55.7
Second Head Room (in) 36.6 37.7
Passenger Capacity 5 5
Second Shoulder Room (in) 54.8 54.8
Front Leg Room (in) 42.1 42.0
Exterior Dimensions
Track Width, Rear (in) 56.4 58.9
Wheelbase (in) 104.1 103.2
Liftover Height (in) 27.4 29.1
Width, Max w/o mirrors (in) 68.4 69.1
Track Width, Front (in) 57.6 59.3
Min Ground Clearance (in) 5.7 4.7
Length, Overall (in) 182.0 183.8
Height, Overall (in) 53.0 56.0
Cargo Area Dimensions
Trunk Volume (ft³) 12.4 13.8
Brakes
Rear Drum Diam x Width (in) 7.87 x 1.77 9.0 x -TBD-
Disc - Front (Yes or ) Yes Yes
Front Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in) 10.2 x 0.79 11.4 x 0.87
Drum - Rear (Yes or ) Yes Yes
Brake ABS System 4-Wheel NA
Disc - Rear (Yes or ) NA NA
Rear Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in) NA NA
Brake Type Power Power
Fuel Tank
Fuel Tank Capacity, Approx (gal) 14.3 15.9
Steering
Lock to Lock Turns (Steering) 2.7 2.7
Turning Diameter - Wall to Wall (ft) - TBD - 40.0
Steering Ratio (:1), Overall 14.7 17.0
Turning Diameter - Curb to Curb (ft) 35.6 37.4
Steering Type Pwr Rack & Pinion Pwr Rack & Pinion
Tires
Spare Tire Order Code NA NA
Rear Tire Size P195/70R14 P195/65R15
Rear Tire Order Code QFB NA
Front Tire Size P195/70R14 P195/65R15
Spare Tire Size T115/70D14 T125/70D15
Front Tire Order Code QFB NA
Trailering
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs) NA 110
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs) N/A NA
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs) NA 1000
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs) N/A NA
Weight Information
Base Curb Weight (lbs) 2606 2888
Wheels
Rear Wheel Size (in) 14 x 6 15 x 6
Front Wheel Material Steel Steel
Spare Wheel Material - TBD - - TBD -
Front Wheel Size (in) 14 x 6 15 x 6
Spare Wheel Size (in) 14 x 4 15 x 4
Rear Wheel Material Steel Steel
Cooling System
Total Cooling System Capacity (qts) 9.6 7.0
Electrical
Cold Cranking Amps @ 0° F (Primary) - TBD - 550
Maximum Alternator Capacity (amps) 105 100
Engine
SAE Net Torque @ RPM 135 @ 3600 156 @ 4400
Engine Order Code LN2 NA
Displacement 2.2L/134 2.4L/146
SAE Net Horsepower @ RPM 115 @ 5000 155 @ 5600
Engine Type Gas L4 Gas I4
Fuel System MPFI SFI
Mileage
EPA Fuel Economy Est - Hwy (MPG) 34 31
EPA Fuel Economy Est - City (MPG) 24 23
Transmission
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) 3.31 3.43
Second Gear Ratio (:1) 2.02 1.85
Trans Order Code MM5 NA
Final Drive Axle Ratio (:1) 3.94 3.82
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
Seventh Gear Ratio (:1) - NA
Summary
Vehicle Name Pontiac Sunfire Nissan Altima
Body Style 2 Door Coupe 4 Door Sedan
Suspension
Shock Absorber Diameter - Rear (mm) - TBD - 32
Suspension Type - Front MacPherson Strut Independent Strut
Stabilizer Bar Diameter - Rear (in) NA 0.63
Suspension Type - Front (Cont.) w/Coil Springs w/Coil Springs
Shock Absorber Diameter - Front (mm) - TBD - 32
Stabilizer Bar Diameter - Front (in) NA 0.83
Suspension Type - Rear Trailing Arm Independent Strut
Suspension Type - Rear (Cont.) w/Coil Springs w/Coil Springs
 
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