Compare 2005 Nissan Altima vs 2005 Saturn L-Series

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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 $17,050 $17,450
4-Door Sedan I4 Manual PZEV 2.5 24 31 $17,050 $17,450
4-Door Sedan I4 Manual 2.5 S 24 31 $18,051 $19,300
4-Door Sedan I4 Manual PZEV 2.5 S 24 31 $18,051 $19,300
4-Door Sedan I4 Automatic 2.5 S 23 29 $18,519 $19,800
4-Door Sedan I4 Automatic 2.5 SL 23 29 $18,519 $19,800
4-Door Sedan I4 Automatic PZEV 2.5 S 23 29 $18,519 $19,800
4-Door Sedan I4 Automatic PZEV 2.5 SL 23 29 $18,519 $19,800
4-Door Sedan V6 Manual 3.5 SE 21 27 $21,549 $23,300
4-Door Sedan V6 Automatic 3.5 SE 21 27 $22,150 $23,950
4-Door Sedan V6 Automatic 3.5 SL 20 30 $25,064 $27,100
4-Door Sedan V6 Automatic 3.5 SE-R 20 30 $27,144 $29,350
4-Door Sedan V6 Manual 3.5 SE-R 20 28 $27,144 $29,350
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L300 4-Door Sedan
Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
L300 4-Door Sedan 21 28 $19,714 $21,370
Pricing
Invoice Price
$17,050
$19,714
Manufacturer Suggested Retail Price
$17,450
$21,370
Monthly Payment Estimate
$291 / month
$356 / month
The Car Connection's Take
TCC Rating
Fuel Economy
City
24 mpg 21 mpg
Highway
31 mpg 28 mpg
Vehicle
EPA Classification
Compact Mid-size
Interior Dimensions
Front Hip Room (in)
53.0 51.7
Second Leg Room (in)
36.4 35.4
Front Head Room (in)
40.8 39.3
Passenger Volume (ft³)
103.2 96.9
Second Hip Room (in)
52.7 54.0
Front Shoulder Room (in)
56.7 55.7
Second Head Room (in)
37.6 38.0
Passenger Capacity
5 5
Second Shoulder Room (in)
56.1 56.1
Front Leg Room (in)
43.9 42.3
Exterior Dimensions
Liftover Height (in)
27.6 - TBD -
Width, Max w/o mirrors (in)
70.4 68.5
Track Width, Front (in)
61.0 59.8
Min Ground Clearance (in)
- TBD - 5.7
Length, Overall (in)
191.5 190.4
Height, Overall (in)
57.9 56.4
Track Width, Rear (in)
61.2 59.4
Wheelbase (in)
110.2 106.5
Cargo Area Dimensions
Trunk Volume (ft³)
15.6 17.5
Brakes
Rear Drum Diam x Width (in)
NA NA
Disc - Front (Yes or )
Yes Yes
Front Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in)
11.7 x 0.35 11.3 x 1.0
Drum - Rear (Yes or )
NA NA
Brake ABS System
NA 4-Wheel
Disc - Rear (Yes or )
Yes Yes
Rear Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in)
11.5 x 0.35 11.3 x 0.4
Brake Type
Power Pwr
Fuel Tank
Fuel Tank Capacity, Approx (gal)
20.0 15.7
Steering
Lock to Lock Turns (Steering)
2.8 2.9
Turning Diameter - Wall to Wall (ft)
- TBD - - TBD -
Steering Ratio (:1), Overall
16.1 15.7
Turning Diameter - Curb to Curb (ft)
37.4 11.1
Steering Type
Pwr Rack & Pinion Pwr Rack & Pinion
Tires
Rear Tire Size
P215/60R16 P215/55HR16
Rear Tire Order Code
NA QDJ
Front Tire Size
P215/60R16 P215/55HR16
Spare Tire Size
Temporary Compact
Front Tire Order Code
NA QDJ
Spare Tire Order Code
NA N/A
Trailering
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs)
100 150
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs)
NA - TBD -
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs)
1000 1000
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs)
NA - TBD -
Weight Information
Base Curb Weight (lbs)
3001 3237
Wheels
Front Wheel Material
Steel Alloy
Spare Wheel Material
- TBD - Alloy
Front Wheel Size (in)
16 x 6.5 16 x - TBD -
Spare Wheel Size (in)
Temporary Compact
Rear Wheel Material
Steel Alloy
Rear Wheel Size (in)
16 x 6.5 16 x - TBD -
Cooling System
Total Cooling System Capacity (qts)
- TBD - 10.2
Electrical
Cold Cranking Amps @ 0° F (Primary)
8.0 - TBD -
Maximum Alternator Capacity (amps)
110 - TBD -
Engine
Displacement
2.5L/150 3.0L/181
SAE Net Horsepower @ RPM
175 @ 6000 182 @ 5600
Engine Type
Gas I4 Gas V6
Fuel System
SMPI EFI
SAE Net Torque @ RPM
180 @ 4000 190 @ 3600
Engine Order Code
NA L81
Mileage
EPA Fuel Economy Est - Hwy (MPG)
31 28
EPA Fuel Economy Est - City (MPG)
24 21
Transmission
Clutch Size (in)
- TBD - NA
Third Gear Ratio (:1)
1.26 1.00
Trans Type
5 4
Fifth Gear Ratio (:1)
0.77 NA
Trans Description Cont. Again
NA NA
Drivetrain
Front Wheel Drive Front Wheel Drive
Reverse Ratio (:1)
2.27 2.14
Second Gear Ratio (:1)
1.94 1.62
Trans Order Code
NA MN5
Final Drive Axle Ratio (:1)
4.13 3.68
Fourth Gear Ratio (:1)
0.95 0.68
Trans Description Cont.
Manual w/OD Automatic w/OD
Sixth Gear Ratio (:1)
NA NA
First Gear Ratio (:1)
3.42 2.96
Summary
Vehicle Name
Nissan Altima Saturn L-Series
Body Style
4 Door Sedan 4 Door Sedan
Suspension
Shock Absorber Diameter - Rear (mm)
- TBD - - TBD -
Suspension Type - Front
Independent Strut MacPherson Strut
Stabilizer Bar Diameter - Rear (in)
- TBD - - TBD -
Suspension Type - Front (Cont.)
w/Coil Springs w/Stabilizer Bar
Shock Absorber Diameter - Front (mm)
- TBD - - TBD -
Stabilizer Bar Diameter - Front (in)
- TBD - - TBD -
Suspension Type - Rear
Multi-Link Indep. Multi-Link
Suspension Type - Rear (Cont.)
w/Coil Springs w/Stabilizer Bar

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