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Selected Style 2-Door Coupe I4 Manual SE (GS)
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Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
2-Door Coupe I4 Manual SE 22 31 $18,362 $20,180
2-Door Coupe I4 Automatic SE 21 31 $19,119 $21,010
2-Door Coupe I4 Manual Sport 22 31 $20,429 $22,450
2-Door Coupe I4 Automatic Sport 21 31 $21,183 $23,280
2-Door Coupe I4 Automatic SLE 21 31 $21,980 $24,155
2-Door Coupe V6 Automatic SE 18 27 $20,484 $22,510
2-Door Coupe V6 Automatic Sport 18 27 $22,548 $24,780
2-Door Coupe V6 Automatic SLE 18 27 $24,710 $27,155
2-Door Convertible V6 Automatic SE 18 26 $24,968 $27,440
2-Door Convertible V6 Automatic Sport 18 26 $27,036 $29,710
2-Door Convertible V6 Automatic SLE 18 26 $27,946 $30,710
4-Door Sedan I4 Manual 2.5
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Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
2-Door Coupe I4 Manual 2.5 S 23 32 $19,644 $20,950
2-Door Coupe I4 Manual ULEV 2.5 S 23 32 $19,644 $20,950
2-Door Coupe I4 CVT 2.5 S 23 31 $20,112 $21,450
2-Door Coupe I4 CVT ULEV 2.5 S 23 31 $20,112 $21,450
2-Door Coupe V6 Manual 3.5 SE 19 27 $23,495 $25,350
2-Door Coupe V6 CVT 3.5 SE 19 26 $23,956 $25,850
4-Door Sedan I4 Manual 2.5 23 32 $18,243 $18,620
4-Door Sedan I4 Manual ULEV 2.5 23 31 $18,243 $18,620
4-Door Sedan I4 Manual 2.5 S 23 32 $19,196 $20,470
4-Door Sedan I4 Manual ULEV 2.5 S 23 31 $19,196 $20,470
4-Door Sedan I4 CVT 2.5 S 23 32 $19,663 $20,970
4-Door Sedan I4 CVT ULEV 2.5 S 23 31 $19,663 $20,970
4-Door Sedan V6 Manual 3.5 SE 19 27 $22,681 $24,470
4-Door Sedan V6 CVT 3.5 SE 19 26 $23,142 $24,970
4-Door Sedan V6 CVT 3.5 SL 19 26 $26,565 $28,670
4-Door Sedan I4 eCVT Hybrid 35 33 $23,881 $25,480
4-Door Sedan I4 CVT 2.5 SL 23 32 $19,663 $20,970
4-Door Sedan I4 CVT ULEV 2.5 SL 23 31 $19,663 $20,970
Pricing
Invoice Price
$18,362
$18,243
Manufacturer Suggested Retail Price
$20,180
$18,620
Monthly Payment Estimate
$336 / month
$310 / month
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TCC Rating
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TCC's Bottom Line The 2008 Toyota Camry Solara has a creamy ride and a luxurious interior, but even a convertible top can't sharpen its dull handling and nondescript styling. The 2008 Nissan Altima is a little sportier, though not less sensible.
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Fuel Economy
Fuel Economy - City 22 mpg 23 mpg
Fuel Economy - Highway 31 mpg 32 mpg
Vehicle
EPA Classification Compact Midsize
Interior Dimensions
Second Head Room (in) 36.4 36.8
Passenger Capacity 5 5
Second Shoulder Room (in) 53.7 55.5
Front Leg Room (in) 42.0 44.1
Front Hip Room (in) 53.7 56.8
Second Leg Room (in) 35.4 35.8
Front Head Room (in) 38.0 40.6
Passenger Volume (ft³) 92.1 100.7
Second Hip Room (in) 50.8 52.5
Front Shoulder Room (in) 56.1 55.7
Exterior Dimensions
Min Ground Clearance (in) 5.5 - TBD -
Length, Overall (in) 192.5 189.8
Height, Overall (in) 56.1 57.9
Track Width, Rear (in) 60.4 60.8
Wheelbase (in) 107.1 109.3
Liftover Height (in) - TBD - 27.6
Width, Max w/o mirrors (in) 71.5 70.7
Track Width, Front (in) 60.8 60.9
Cargo Area Dimensions
Trunk Volume (ft³) 13.8 15.3
Brakes
Disc - Rear (Yes or ) Yes Yes
Rear Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in) 10.6 x - TBD - 11.5 x 0.35
Brake Type Pwr Power
Rear Drum Diam x Width (in) NA NA
Disc - Front (Yes or ) Yes Yes
Front Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in) 11.7 x - TBD - 11.7 x 1.02
Drum - Rear (Yes or ) NA NA
Brake ABS System 4-Wheel 4-Wheel
Fuel Tank
Fuel Tank Capacity, Approx (gal) 18.5 20.0
Steering
Steering Ratio (:1), Overall 16.0 16.2
Turning Diameter - Curb to Curb (ft) 37.4 36.1
Steering Type Pwr Rack & Pinion Pwr Rack & Pinion
Lock to Lock Turns (Steering) 3.1 2.83
Turning Diameter - Wall to Wall (ft) - TBD - NA
Tires
Front Tire Size P215/60R16 P215/60R16
Spare Tire Size Compact T135/90D16
Front Tire Order Code NA NA
Spare Tire Order Code NA NA
Rear Tire Size P215/60R16 P215/60R16
Rear Tire Order Code NA NA
Trailering
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs) NA 1000
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs) NA 1000
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs) NA 100
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs) NA 150
Weight Information
Base Curb Weight (lbs) 3185 3112
Wheels
Spare Wheel Size (in) Compact 16 x - TBD -
Rear Wheel Material Aluminum Steel
Rear Wheel Size (in) 16 x 6.5 16 x 7.0
Front Wheel Material Aluminum Steel
Spare Wheel Material - TBD - Steel
Front Wheel Size (in) 16 x 6.5 16 x 7.0
Cooling System
Total Cooling System Capacity (qts) 6.6 8.0
Electrical
Maximum Alternator Capacity (amps) - TBD - 110
Cold Cranking Amps @ 0° F (Primary) - TBD - 550
Engine
Engine Type Gas I4 Gas I4
Fuel System SMPI SMPI
SAE Net Torque @ RPM 158 @ 4000 180 @ 3900
Engine Order Code NA QR25
Displacement 2.4L/146 2.5L/152
SAE Net Horsepower @ RPM 155 @ 6000 175 @ 5600
Mileage
EPA Fuel Economy Est - Hwy (MPG) 31 32
EPA Fuel Economy Est - City (MPG) 22 23
Transmission
Second Gear Ratio (:1) 2.05 1.95
Trans Order Code NA NA
Final Drive Axle Ratio (:1) 3.94 3.81
Fourth Gear Ratio (:1) 0.97 1.06
Trans Description Cont. Manual Manual w/OD
Sixth Gear Ratio (:1) NA 0.67
First Gear Ratio (:1) 3.54 3.50
Clutch Size (in) - TBD - - TBD -
Third Gear Ratio (:1) 1.33 1.39
Trans Type 5 6
Fifth Gear Ratio (:1) 0.73 0.81
Trans Description Cont. Again w/OD NA
Drivetrain Front Wheel Drive Front Wheel Drive
Reverse Ratio (:1) 3.58 3.37
Summary
Body Style 2 Door Coupe 4 Door Sedan
Vehicle Name Toyota Camry Solara Nissan Altima
Suspension
Stabilizer Bar Diameter - Front (in) 0.91 0.86
Suspension Type - Rear Dual Link Multi-Link
Suspension Type - Rear (Cont.) Stabilizer bar w/Coil Springs
Shock Absorber Diameter - Rear (mm) - TBD - NA
Suspension Type - Front MacPherson Strut Independent Strut
Stabilizer Bar Diameter - Rear (in) 0.55 0.68
Suspension Type - Front (Cont.) Stabilizer bar w/Coil Springs
Shock Absorber Diameter - Front (mm) - TBD - NA
 
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