Compare 1997 Mitsubishi Galant vs 1997 Nissan Altima

1997 Mitsubishi Galant
1997 Nissan Altima
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4-Door DE Automatic
Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
Galant 4-Door DE Automatic 22 28 $14,493 $16,290
Galant 4-Door DE Manual 23 30 $13,717 $15,420
Galant 4-Door ES Automatic 22 28 $15,958 $18,115
Galant 4-Door LS Automatic 22 28 $20,380 $23,980
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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
$14,493
$18,691
Manufacturer Suggested Retail Price
$16,290
$20,999
Monthly Payment Estimate
$272 / month
$350 / month
The Car Connection's Take
TCC Rating
Fuel Economy
City
22 mpg 21 mpg
Highway
28 mpg 29 mpg
Vehicle
EPA Classification
Compact Compact
Interior Dimensions
Second Head Room (in)
37.5 37.6
Passenger Capacity
5 5
Second Shoulder Room (in)
55.7 54.0
Front Leg Room (in)
43.3 42.6
Front Hip Room (in)
57.3 52.8
Second Leg Room (in)
35.0 34.7
Passenger Volume (ft³)
97.3 93.8
Front Head Room (in)
39.4 39.3
Second Hip Room (in)
57.1 52.4
Front Shoulder Room (in)
55.7 54.8
Exterior Dimensions
Min Ground Clearance (in)
4.1 4.6
Length, Overall (in)
187.6 180.5
Height, Overall (in)
53.1 55.9
Track Width, Rear (in)
59.3 57.3
Wheelbase (in)
103.7 103.1
Liftover Height (in)
- TBD - - TBD -
Width, Max w/o mirrors (in)
68.1 67.1
Track Width, Front (in)
59.4 57.7
Cargo Area Dimensions
Trunk Volume (ft³)
12.5 14.0
Brakes
Disc - Rear (Yes or )
NA NA
Rear Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in)
NA NA
Brake Type
Power Power
Rear Drum Diam x Width (in)
9 x - TBD - 9.0 x - TBD -
Disc - Front (Yes or )
Yes Yes
Front Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in)
10 x - TBD - 10.9 x 0.87
Drum - Rear (Yes or )
Yes Yes
Brake ABS System
NA NA
Fuel Tank
Fuel Tank Capacity, Approx (gal)
16.9 15.9
Steering
Steering Ratio (:1), Overall
17.9 17.0
Turning Diameter - Curb to Curb (ft)
34.8 37.4
Steering Type
Power Rack & Pinion Pwr Rack & Pinion
Lock to Lock Turns (Steering)
3.0 2.7
Turning Diameter - Wall to Wall (ft)
- TBD - 40.0
Tires
Front Tire Size
185/70HR14 P205/60R15
Spare Tire Size
T125/70D15 T135/90D15
Front Tire Order Code
NA NA
Spare Tire Order Code
NA NA
Rear Tire Size
185/70HR14 P205/60R15
Rear Tire Order Code
NA NA
Trailering
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs)
- TBD - - TBD -
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs)
NA - TBD -
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs)
- TBD - - TBD -
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs)
NA - TBD -
Weight Information
Base Curb Weight (lbs)
2843 2990
Wheels
Spare Wheel Size (in)
15 x - TBD - 15 x 4.0
Rear Wheel Material
Steel Aluminum
Rear Wheel Size (in)
14 x 5.5 15 x 6.0
Front Wheel Material
Steel Aluminum
Spare Wheel Material
- TBD - - TBD -
Front Wheel Size (in)
14 x 5.5 15 x 6.0
Cooling System
Total Cooling System Capacity (qts)
7.4 7.4
Electrical
Maximum Alternator Capacity (amps)
90 80
Cold Cranking Amps @ 0° F (Primary)
- TBD - 550
Engine
Engine Type
Gas I4 Gas I4
Fuel System
MFI SFI
SAE Net Torque @ RPM
148 @ 3000 154 @ 4400
Engine Order Code
NA NA
Displacement
2.4L/143.4 2.4L/146
SAE Net Horsepower @ RPM
141 (138 CA) @ 5500 150 @ 5600
Mileage
EPA Fuel Economy Est - Hwy (MPG)
28 29
EPA Fuel Economy Est - City (MPG)
22 21
Transmission
Second Gear Ratio (:1)
1.488 1.55
Trans Order Code
NA NA
Final Drive Axle Ratio (:1)
4.350 3.62
Fourth Gear Ratio (:1)
0.685 0.69
Trans Description Cont.
Automatic Automatic w/OD,
Sixth Gear Ratio (:1)
NA NA
First Gear Ratio (:1)
2.551 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
Adaptive Control Electronic
Drivetrain
Front Wheel Drive Front Wheel Drive
Reverse Ratio (:1)
2.176 2.27
Seventh Gear Ratio (:1)
- NA
Summary
Body Style
4 Door Sedan 4 Door Sedan GLE
Vehicle Name
Mitsubishi Galant Nissan Altima
Suspension
Stabilizer Bar Diameter - Front (in)
.71 0.83
Suspension Type - Rear
Independent 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)
NA 0.59
Suspension Type - Front (Cont.)
w/Coil Springs NA
Shock Absorber Diameter - Front (mm)
- TBD - 32

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