Compare 1997 Hyundai Accent vs 1997 Nissan Altima

1997 Hyundai Accent
1997 Nissan Altima
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3-Door HB Coupe GS Automatic
Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
Accent 3-Door HB Coupe GS Automatic 27 36 $9,348 $10,154
Accent 3-Door HB Coupe GS Manual 28 37 $8,664 $9,399
Accent 3-Door HB Coupe GT Automatic 27 36 $10,086 $10,954
Accent 3-Door HB Coupe GT Manual 28 37 $9,402 $10,199
Accent 3-Door HB Coupe L Manual 28 37 $8,104 $8,599
Accent 4-Door Sedan GL Automatic 27 36 $9,717 $10,554
Accent 4-Door Sedan GL Manual 28 37 $9,033 $9,799
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4-Door Sedan GLE Automatic
Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
Altima 4-Door Sedan GLE Automatic 21 29 $18,691 $20,999
Altima 4-Door Sedan GXE Automatic 21 29 $15,961 $17,829
Altima 4-Door Sedan GXE Manual 24 30 $15,219 $16,999
Altima 4-Door Sedan SE Automatic 21 29 $17,917 $20,129
Altima 4-Door Sedan SE Manual 24 30 $17,178 $19,299
Altima 4-Door Sedan XE Automatic 21 29 $14,839 $16,479
Altima 4-Door Sedan XE Manual 24 30 $14,091 $15,649
Altima 97.5 4-Door Sedan GLE Automatic 21 29 $18,602 $20,899
Altima 97.5 4-Door Sedan GXE Automatic 21 29 $16,293 $18,199
Altima 97.5 4-Door Sedan GXE Manual 24 30 $15,577 $17,399
Altima 97.5 4-Door Sedan SE Automatic 21 29 $18,246 $20,499
Altima 97.5 4-Door Sedan SE Manual 24 30 $17,534 $19,699
Altima 97.5 4-Door Sedan XE Automatic 21 29 $14,992 $16,649
Altima 97.5 4-Door Sedan XE Manual 24 30 $14,272 $15,849
Pricing
Invoice Price
$9,348
$18,691
Manufacturer Suggested Retail Price
$10,154
$20,999
Monthly Payment Estimate
$169 / month
$350 / month
The Car Connection's Take
TCC Rating
Fuel Economy
City
27 mpg 21 mpg
Highway
36 mpg 29 mpg
Vehicle
EPA Classification
Compact Compact
Interior Dimensions
Second Head Room (in)
37.8 37.6
Passenger Capacity
5 5
Second Shoulder Room (in)
52.4 54.0
Front Leg Room (in)
42.6 42.6
Front Hip Room (in)
53.5 52.8
Second Leg Room (in)
32.7 34.7
Front Head Room (in)
38.7 39.3
Passenger Volume (ft³)
88.0 93.8
Second Hip Room (in)
51.8 52.4
Front Shoulder Room (in)
52.8 54.8
Exterior Dimensions
Length, Overall (in)
161.5 180.5
Height, Overall (in)
54.9 55.9
Track Width, Rear (in)
55.5 57.3
Wheelbase (in)
94.5 103.1
Liftover Height (in)
- TBD - - TBD -
Width, Max w/o mirrors (in)
63.8 67.1
Track Width, Front (in)
55.9 57.7
Min Ground Clearance (in)
- TBD - 4.6
Cargo Area Dimensions
Cargo Volume with Rear Seat Up (ft³)
16.1 -
Cargo Volume with Rear Seat Down (ft³)
10.7 -
Trunk Volume (ft³)
- 14.0
Brakes
Disc - Rear (Yes or )
NA NA
Rear Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in)
NA NA
Brake Type
Pwr-Assisted Power
Rear Drum Diam x Width (in)
7.1 x - TBD - 9.0 x - TBD -
Disc - Front (Yes or )
Yes Yes
Front Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in)
9.5 x .75 10.9 x 0.87
Drum - Rear (Yes or )
Yes Yes
Brake ABS System
NA NA
Fuel Tank
Fuel Tank Capacity, Approx (gal)
11.9 15.9
Steering
Turning Diameter - Curb to Curb (ft)
31.8 37.4
Steering Type
Rack & Pinion Pwr Rack & Pinion
Lock to Lock Turns (Steering)
3.9 2.7
Turning Diameter - Wall to Wall (ft)
- TBD - 40.0
Steering Ratio (:1), Overall
19.46 17.0
Tires
Front Tire Size
P175/70R13 P205/60R15
Spare Tire Size
Compact T135/90D15
Front Tire Order Code
NA NA
Spare Tire Order Code
NA NA
Rear Tire Size
P175/70R13 P205/60R15
Rear Tire Order Code
NA NA
Trailering
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs)
N/A - TBD -
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs)
N/A - TBD -
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs)
N/A - TBD -
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs)
N/A - TBD -
Weight Information
Base Curb Weight (lbs)
2101 2990
Wheels
Rear Wheel Material
Steel Aluminum
Rear Wheel Size (in)
13 x 5.0 15 x 6.0
Front Wheel Material
Steel Aluminum
Spare Wheel Material
Steel - TBD -
Front Wheel Size (in)
13 x 5.0 15 x 6.0
Spare Wheel Size (in)
Compact 15 x 4.0
Cooling System
Total Cooling System Capacity (qts)
5.7 7.4
Electrical
Maximum Alternator Capacity (amps)
75 80
Cold Cranking Amps @ 0° F (Primary)
- TBD - 550
Engine
Engine Type
Gas I4 Gas I4
Fuel System
EFI SFI
SAE Net Torque @ RPM
97 @ 4000 154 @ 4400
Engine Order Code
NA NA
Displacement
1.5L/91 2.4L/146
SAE Net Horsepower @ RPM
92 @ 5500 150 @ 5600
Mileage
EPA Fuel Economy Est - Hwy (MPG)
36 29
EPA Fuel Economy Est - City (MPG)
27 21
Transmission
Final Drive Axle Ratio (:1)
3.656 3.62
Fourth Gear Ratio (:1)
0.685 0.69
Trans Description Cont.
Automatic w/OD, Automatic w/OD,
Sixth Gear Ratio (:1)
NA NA
Seventh Gear Ratio (:1)
NA NA
First Gear Ratio (:1)
2.846 2.79
Clutch Size (in)
NA NA
Third Gear Ratio (:1)
1.000 1.00
Trans Type
4 4
Fifth Gear Ratio (:1)
NA NA
Trans Description Cont. Again
Electronic Electronic
Drivetrain
Front Wheel Drive Front Wheel Drive
Reverse Ratio (:1)
2.176 2.27
Second Gear Ratio (:1)
1.581 1.55
Trans Order Code
NA NA
Summary
Body Style
3 Door Hatchback Coupe 4 Door Sedan GLE
Vehicle Name
Hyundai Accent Nissan Altima
Suspension
Stabilizer Bar Diameter - Front (in)
- TBD - 0.83
Suspension Type - Rear
Multi-Link Independent Strut
Suspension Type - Rear (Cont.)
w/Coil Springs NA
Shock Absorber Diameter - Rear (mm)
- TBD - 32
Suspension Type - Front
Independent Independent Strut
Stabilizer Bar Diameter - Rear (in)
- TBD - 0.59
Suspension Type - Front (Cont.)
MacPherson Strut NA
Shock Absorber Diameter - Front (mm)
- TBD - 32

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