Compare 1999 Volkswagen New Jetta vs 1999 Nissan Altima

1999 Volkswagen New Jetta
1999 Nissan Altima
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4-Door Sedan Manual GL
Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
4-Door Sedan Automatic GL 22 28 $15,059 $16,700
4-Door Sedan Manual GL 24 31 $15,059 $16,700
4-Door Sedan Automatic GLS 22 28 $15,907 $17,650
4-Door Sedan Manual GLS 24 31 $15,907 $17,650
4-Door Sedan TDI Automatic GL 34 45 $16,581 $17,995
4-Door Sedan TDI Manual GL 42 49 $16,581 $17,995
4-Door Sedan TDI Automatic GLS 34 45 $17,225 $18,700
4-Door Sedan TDI Manual GLS 42 49 $17,225 $18,700
4-Door Sedan V6 Automatic GLS 19 26 $17,961 $19,950
4-Door Sedan V6 Manual GLS 19 28 $17,961 $19,950
4-Door Sedan V6 Automatic GLX 19 26 $21,132 $23,500
4-Door Sedan V6 Manual GLX 19 28 $21,132 $23,500
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4-Door Sedan Manual XE
Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
4-Door Sedan Manual XE 24 31 $14,402 $14,990
4-Door Sedan Automatic XE 22 30 $15,171 $15,790
4-Door Sedan Manual GXE 24 31 $15,798 $17,190
4-Door Sedan Automatic GXE 22 30 $16,532 $17,990
4-Door Sedan Manual SE 24 31 $16,798 $18,490
4-Door Sedan Manual SE-L 24 31 $16,798 $18,490
4-Door Sedan Automatic SE 22 30 $17,526 $19,290
4-Door Sedan Automatic SE-L 22 30 $17,526 $19,290
4-Door Sedan Automatic GLE 22 30 $18,161 $19,990
Pricing
Invoice Price
$15,059
$14,402
Manufacturer Suggested Retail Price
$16,700
$14,990
Monthly Payment Estimate
$278 / month
$250 / month
The Car Connection's Take
TCC Rating
Fuel Economy
City
24 mpg 24 mpg
Highway
31 mpg 31 mpg
Vehicle
EPA Classification
Compact Compact
Interior Dimensions
Second Hip Room (in)
- TBD - 52.6
Front Shoulder Room (in)
53.7 55.7
Second Head Room (in)
37.2 37.7
Passenger Capacity
5 5
Second Shoulder Room (in)
52.9 54.8
Front Leg Room (in)
41.3 42.0
Front Hip Room (in)
- TBD - 52.5
Second Leg Room (in)
33.3 33.9
Front Head Room (in)
38.7 39.4
Passenger Volume (ft³)
88 94.0
Exterior Dimensions
Track Width, Front (in)
59.6 59.3
Min Ground Clearance (in)
- TBD - 4.6
Length, Overall (in)
172.3 183.5
Height, Overall (in)
56.9 55.0
Track Width, Rear (in)
58.8 58.9
Wheelbase (in)
98.9 103.1
Liftover Height (in)
- TBD - 29.1
Width, Max w/o mirrors (in)
68.3 69.1
Cargo Area Dimensions
Trunk Volume (ft³)
13.0 14.0
Brakes
Drum - Rear (Yes or )
NA Yes
Brake ABS System
Four-Wheel NA
Disc - Rear (Yes or )
Yes NA
Rear Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in)
9.1 x 0.35 NA
Brake Type
Pwr-Assisted Power
Rear Drum Diam x Width (in)
NA 9.0 x -TBD-
Disc - Front (Yes or )
Yes Yes
Front Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in)
11.0 x 0.89 10.9 x 0.87
Fuel Tank
Fuel Tank Capacity, Approx (gal)
14.5 15.9
Steering
Steering Ratio (:1), Overall
15.6 17.0
Turning Diameter - Curb to Curb (ft)
35.8 37.4
Steering Type
Pwr Rack & Pinion Pwr Rack & Pinion
Lock to Lock Turns (Steering)
3.0 2.7
Turning Diameter - Wall to Wall (ft)
- TBD - 40.0
Tires
Rear Tire Order Code
NA NA
Front Tire Size
P195/65HR15 P195/65R15
Spare Tire Size
P195/65HR15 T125/70D15
Front Tire Order Code
NA NA
Spare Tire Order Code
NA NA
Rear Tire Size
P195/65HR15 P195/65R15
Trailering
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs)
N/A N/A
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs)
N/A - TBD -
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs)
N/A N/A
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs)
N/A - TBD -
Weight Information
Base Curb Weight (lbs)
2853 2859
Wheels
Spare Wheel Material
Steel - TBD -
Front Wheel Size (in)
15 x 6.0 15 x 6.0
Spare Wheel Size (in)
15 x 6.0 15 x 4.0
Rear Wheel Material
Steel Steel
Rear Wheel Size (in)
15 x 6.0 15 x 6.0
Front Wheel Material
Steel Steel
Cooling System
Total Cooling System Capacity (qts)
5.8 7.0
Electrical
Maximum Alternator Capacity (amps)
90 100
Cold Cranking Amps @ 0° F (Primary)
- TBD - 550
Engine
SAE Net Horsepower @ RPM
115 @ 5200 150 @ 5600
Engine Type
Gas I4 Gas I4
Fuel System
SMPI SFI
SAE Net Torque @ RPM
122 @ 2600 154 @ 4400
Engine Order Code
NA NA
Displacement
2.0L/121 2.4L/146
Mileage
EPA Fuel Economy Est - City (MPG)
24 24
EPA Fuel Economy Est - Hwy (MPG)
31 31
Transmission
Seventh Gear Ratio (:1)
NA NA
Trans Description Cont. Again
NA NA
Drivetrain
Front-Wheel Drive Front Wheel Drive
Reverse Ratio (:1)
3.06 3.43
Second Gear Ratio (:1)
2.12 1.85
Trans Order Code
NA NA
Final Drive Axle Ratio (:1)
4.24 3.65
Fourth Gear Ratio (:1)
1.03 0.95
Trans Description Cont.
Manual w/OD Manual w/OD
Sixth Gear Ratio (:1)
NA NA
First Gear Ratio (:1)
3.78 3.29
Clutch Size (in)
- TBD - 8.86
Third Gear Ratio (:1)
1.36 1.21
Trans Type
5 5
Fifth Gear Ratio (:1)
0.84 0.74
Summary
Body Style
4 Door Sedan GL 4 Door Sedan
Vehicle Name
Volkswagen New Jetta Nissan Altima
Suspension
Shock Absorber Diameter - Front (mm)
- TBD - 32
Stabilizer Bar Diameter - Front (in)
- TBD - 0.82
Suspension Type - Rear
Independent Independent Strut
Suspension Type - Rear (Cont.)
Torsion-Beam w/Coil Springs
Shock Absorber Diameter - Rear (mm)
- TBD - 32
Suspension Type - Front
Independent Independent Strut
Stabilizer Bar Diameter - Rear (in)
- TBD - 0.63
Suspension Type - Front (Cont.)
MacPherson Strut w/Coil Springs

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