Compare 2006 Ford Fusion vs 2006 Nissan Altima

2006 Ford Fusion
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4-Door Sedan I4 S
Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
4-Door Sedan I4 S 23 31 $16,017 $17,145
4-Door Sedan I4 SE 23 31 $16,525 $17,900
4-Door Sedan I4 SEL 23 31 $17,502 $18,985
4-Door Sedan V6 SE 21 29 $18,978 $20,625
4-Door Sedan V6 SEL 21 29 $19,954 $21,710
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4-Door Sedan I4 Manual 2.5
Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
4-Door Sedan I4 Manual 2.5 24 31 $17,343 $17,750
4-Door Sedan I4 Manual ULEV 2.5 24 31 $17,343 $17,750
4-Door Sedan I4 Manual 2.5 S 24 31 $18,331 $19,600
4-Door Sedan I4 Manual ULEV 2.5 S 24 31 $18,331 $19,600
4-Door Sedan I4 Automatic 2.5 S 23 29 $18,800 $20,100
4-Door Sedan I4 Automatic ULEV 2.5 S 23 29 $18,800 $20,100
4-Door Sedan V6 Manual 3.5 SE 21 27 $21,826 $23,600
4-Door Sedan V6 Automatic 3.5 SE 21 27 $22,427 $24,250
4-Door Sedan V6 Automatic 3.5 SL 20 29 $25,340 $27,400
4-Door Sedan V6 Automatic 3.5 SE-R 20 29 $27,421 $29,650
4-Door Sedan V6 Manual 3.5 SE-R 20 28 $27,421 $29,650
Pricing
Invoice Price
$16,017
$17,343
Manufacturer Suggested Retail Price
$17,145
$17,750
Monthly Payment Estimate
$286 / month
$296 / month
The Car Connection's Take
TCC Rating
Fuel Economy
City
23 mpg 24 mpg
Highway
31 mpg 31 mpg
Vehicle
EPA Classification
Mid-Size Sedan Compact
Interior Dimensions
Second Leg Room (in)
37.0 36.4
Passenger Volume (ft³)
100.0 103.2
Front Head Room (in)
38.7 40.8
Second Hip Room (in)
53.4 52.7
Front Shoulder Room (in)
57.4 56.7
Second Head Room (in)
37.8 37.6
Passenger Capacity
5 5
Second Shoulder Room (in)
56.5 56.1
Front Leg Room (in)
42.3 43.9
Front Hip Room (in)
54.0 53.0
Exterior Dimensions
Liftover Height (in)
28.3 27.6
Width, Max w/o mirrors (in)
72.2 70.4
Track Width, Front (in)
61.6 61.0
Min Ground Clearance (in)
- TBD - - TBD -
Length, Overall (in)
190.2 191.5
Height, Overall (in)
57.2 57.9
Track Width, Rear (in)
61.3 61.2
Wheelbase (in)
107.4 110.2
Cargo Area Dimensions
Trunk Volume (ft³)
15.8 15.6
Brakes
Disc - Front (Yes or )
Yes Yes
Front Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in)
- TBD - 11.7 x 0.35
Drum - Rear (Yes or )
NA NA
Brake ABS System
NA NA
Disc - Rear (Yes or )
Yes Yes
Rear Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in)
- TBD - 11.5 x 0.35
Brake Type
Pwr Power
Rear Drum Diam x Width (in)
NA NA
Fuel Tank
Fuel Tank Capacity, Approx (gal)
17.5 20.0
Steering
Lock to Lock Turns (Steering)
- TBD - 2.8
Turning Diameter - Wall to Wall (ft)
- TBD - - TBD -
Steering Ratio (:1), Overall
16.0 16.1
Turning Diameter - Curb to Curb (ft)
38.7 37.4
Steering Type
Pwr Rack & Pinion Pwr Rack & Pinion
Tires
Rear Tire Size
P205/60R16 P215/60R16
Rear Tire Order Code
NA NA
Front Tire Size
P205/60R16 P215/60R16
Spare Tire Size
- TBD - Compact
Front Tire Order Code
NA NA
Spare Tire Order Code
NA NA
Trailering
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs)
- TBD - 100
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs)
NA NA
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs)
- TBD - 1000
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs)
NA NA
Weight Information
Base Curb Weight (lbs)
3151 3001
Wheels
Front Wheel Material
Steel Steel
Spare Wheel Material
- TBD - - TBD -
Front Wheel Size (in)
16 x - TBD - 16 x 6.5
Spare Wheel Size (in)
- TBD - Compact
Rear Wheel Material
Steel Steel
Rear Wheel Size (in)
16 x - TBD - 16 x 6.5
Cooling System
Total Cooling System Capacity (qts)
- TBD - - TBD -
Electrical
Cold Cranking Amps @ 0° F (Primary)
- TBD - - TBD -
Maximum Alternator Capacity (amps)
- TBD - 110
Engine
Displacement
2.3L/140 2.5L/150
SAE Net Horsepower @ RPM
160 @ 6250 175 @ 6000
Engine Type
Gas I4 Gas I4
Fuel System
SMPI SMPI
SAE Net Torque @ RPM
156 @ 4250 180 @ 4000
Engine Order Code
99Z NA
Mileage
EPA Fuel Economy Est - City (MPG)
23 24
EPA Fuel Economy Est - Hwy (MPG)
31 31
Transmission
Clutch Size (in)
NA - TBD -
Third Gear Ratio (:1)
1.23 1.26
Trans Type
5 5
Fifth Gear Ratio (:1)
0.76 0.77
Seventh Gear Ratio (:1)
NA -
Trans Description Cont. Again
NA NA
Drivetrain
Front Wheel Drive Front Wheel Drive
Reverse Ratio (:1)
3.17 3.25
Second Gear Ratio (:1)
1.84 1.94
Trans Order Code
445 NA
Final Drive Axle Ratio (:1)
4.39 4.13
Fourth Gear Ratio (:1)
0.97 0.95
Trans Description Cont.
Manual Manual w/OD
Sixth Gear Ratio (:1)
NA NA
First Gear Ratio (:1)
3.31 3.42
Summary
Vehicle Name
Ford Fusion Nissan Altima
Body Style
4 Door Sedan 4 Door Sedan
Suspension
Stabilizer Bar Diameter - Rear (in)
0.63 - TBD -
Suspension Type - Front (Cont.)
NA w/Coil Springs
Shock Absorber Diameter - Front (mm)
- TBD - - TBD -
Stabilizer Bar Diameter - Front (in)
0.94 - TBD -
Suspension Type - Rear
Independent Multi-Link
Suspension Type - Rear (Cont.)
NA NA
Shock Absorber Diameter - Rear (mm)
- TBD - - TBD -
Suspension Type - Front
Independent Independent Strut

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