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Selected Style 2-Door Sedan CE Manual
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Trim

Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
2-Door Sedan CE Manual CE 32 39 $10,080 $10,698
2-Door Sedan Manual Limited Edition 32 39 $10,080 $10,698
2-Door Sedan Automatic Limited Edition 29 34 $10,551 $11,198
2-Door Sedan CE Automatic CE 29 34 $10,551 $11,198
4-Door Sedan CE Manual CE 32 39 $11,279 $12,168
4-Door Sedan CE Automatic CE 30 37 $11,936 $12,878
4-Door Sedan Manual
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Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
4-Door Sedan Manual 29 39 $10,950 $11,499
4-Door Sedan Manual XE 29 39 $12,714 $13,649
4-Door Sedan Automatic XE 27 36 $13,459 $14,449
4-Door Sedan Manual GXE 29 39 $13,402 $14,799
4-Door Sedan Automatic GXE 27 36 $14,127 $15,599
4-Door Sedan Manual GLE 29 39 $14,172 $15,649
4-Door Sedan Automatic GLE 27 36 $14,670 $16,199
Pricing
Invoice Price
$10,080
$10,950
Manufacturer Suggested Retail Price
$10,698
$11,499
Monthly Payment Estimate
$178 / month
$192 / month
Dealer Price Quotes
The Car Connection's Take
TCC Rating
Fuel Economy
Fuel Economy - City 32 mpg 29 mpg
Fuel Economy - Highway 39 mpg 39 mpg
Vehicle
EPA Classification Sub-Compact Subcompact
Interior Dimensions
Second Shoulder Room (in) 51.6 53.1
Front Leg Room (in) 41.2 42.3
Front Hip Room (in) 54.0 50.1
Second Leg Room (in) 31.9 32.4
Front Head Room (in) 38.6 39.1
Passenger Volume (ft³) 81.0 87.2
Second Hip Room (in) 49.0 52.8
Front Shoulder Room (in) 51.3 53.2
Second Head Room (in) 36.5 36.5
Passenger Capacity 5 5
Exterior Dimensions
Height, Overall (in) 54.1 54.5
Track Width, Rear (in) 56.3 56.9
Wheelbase (in) 93.7 99.8
Liftover Height (in) 25.0 22.5
Width, Max w/o mirrors (in) 64.8 66.6
Track Width, Front (in) 55.1 58.3
Min Ground Clearance (in) 4.9 4.1
Length, Overall (in) 161.8 170.1
Cargo Area Dimensions
Trunk Volume (ft³) 9.3 10.1
Brakes
Rear Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in) NA NA
Brake Type Power Power
Rear Drum Diam x Width (in) 7.1 x 1.0 7.09 x - TBD -
Disc - Front (Yes or ) Yes Yes
Front Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in) 9.3 x 0.7 9.06 x 0.71
Drum - Rear (Yes or ) Yes Yes
Brake ABS System NA NA
Disc - Rear (Yes or ) NA NA
Fuel Tank
Fuel Tank Capacity, Approx (gal) 11.9 13.2
Steering
Steering Type Rack & Pinion Rack & Pinion
Lock to Lock Turns (Steering) 3.0 4.3
Turning Diameter - Wall to Wall (ft) 33.5 - TBD -
Steering Ratio (:1), Overall 17.5 23.2
Turning Diameter - Curb to Curb (ft) 31.5 34.1
Tires
Spare Tire Size T115/70D14 T115/70D14
Front Tire Order Code NA NA
Spare Tire Order Code NA NA
Rear Tire Size P175/65R14 P155/80R13
Rear Tire Order Code NA NA
Front Tire Size P175/65R14 P155/80R13
Trailering
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs) N/A 1000
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs) N/A 110
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs) N/A 110
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs) N/A 1000
Weight Information
Base Curb Weight (lbs) 2010 2300
Wheels
Rear Wheel Size (in) 14 x 5.5 13 x 5
Front Wheel Material Steel Steel
Spare Wheel Material Steel Steel
Front Wheel Size (in) 14 x 5.5 13 x 5
Spare Wheel Size (in) Compact 14 x - TBD -
Rear Wheel Material Steel Steel
Cooling System
Total Cooling System Capacity (qts) 5.2 4.9
Electrical
Maximum Alternator Capacity (amps) 60 70
Cold Cranking Amps @ 0° F (Primary) 306 490
Engine
Fuel System EFI SFI
SAE Net Torque @ RPM 100 @ 4400 108 @ 4000
Engine Order Code NA NA
Displacement 1.5L/92 1.6L/97
SAE Net Horsepower @ RPM 93 @ 5400 115 @ 6000
Engine Type Gas I4 Gas I4
Mileage
EPA Fuel Economy Est - Hwy (MPG) 39 39
EPA Fuel Economy Est - City (MPG) 32 29
Transmission
Sixth Gear Ratio (:1) NA NA
First Gear Ratio (:1) 3.55 3.33
Clutch Size (in) - TBD - 7.48
Third Gear Ratio (:1) 1.23 1.29
Trans Type 5 5
Fifth Gear Ratio (:1) 0.73 0.73
Seventh Gear Ratio (:1) NA NA
Trans Description Cont. Again NA NA
Drivetrain Front Wheel Drive Front Wheel Drive
Reverse Ratio (:1) 3.25 3.42
Second Gear Ratio (:1) 1.90 1.96
Trans Order Code NA NA
Final Drive Axle Ratio (:1) 3.72 3.79
Fourth Gear Ratio (:1) 0.89 0.93
Trans Description Cont. Manual w/OD Manual w/OD
Summary
Body Style 2 Door Sedan 4 Door Sedan
Vehicle Name Toyota Tercel Nissan Sentra
Suspension
Suspension Type - Rear (Cont.) NA NA
Shock Absorber Diameter - Rear (mm) 25 25
Suspension Type - Front MacPherson Strut MacPherson Strut
Stabilizer Bar Diameter - Rear (in) 1.13 NA
Suspension Type - Front (Cont.) NA NA
Shock Absorber Diameter - Front (mm) 30 30
Stabilizer Bar Diameter - Front (in) 0.75 NA
Suspension Type - Rear Torsion Beam Multi-Link Beam
 
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