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Compare 2009 Nissan Altima

2009 Nissan Altima
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2-Door Coupe I4 CVT 2.5 S
Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
Altima 2-Door Coupe I4 CVT 2.5 S 23 31 $20,860 $22,250
Altima 2-Door Coupe I4 Manual 2.5 S 23 32 $20,392 $21,750
Altima 2-Door Coupe V6 CVT 3.5 SE 19 26 $24,919 $26,890
Altima 2-Door Coupe V6 Manual 3.5 SE 18 27 $24,456 $26,390
Altima 4-Door Sedan I4 CVT 2.5 23 31 $19,078 $19,900
Altima 4-Door Sedan I4 CVT 2.5 S 23 31 $20,195 $21,540
Altima 4-Door Sedan I4 CVT 2.5 SL 23 31 $20,195 $21,540
Altima 4-Door Sedan I4 Manual 2.5 S 23 32 $19,728 $21,040
Altima 4-Door Sedan I4 eCVT Hybrid 35 33 $24,976 $26,650
Altima 4-Door Sedan V6 CVT 3.5 SE 19 26 $23,800 $25,680
Altima 4-Door Sedan V6 CVT 3.5 SL 19 26 $27,221 $29,380
Altima 4-Door Sedan V6 Manual 3.5 SE 18 27 $23,337 $25,180
Pricing
Invoice Price
$20,860
Manufacturer Suggested Retail Price
$22,250
Monthly Payment Estimate
$371 / month
The Car Connection's Take
TCC Rating
8.4
TCC’s Bottom Line
The 2009 Nissan Altima has a sportier look and feel than most other mid-size sedans, but it's just as practical.
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Fuel Economy
City
23 mpg
Highway
31 mpg
Vehicle
EPA Classification
Midsize
Interior Dimensions
Second Leg Room (in)
34.4
Front Head Room (in)
39.7
Second Hip Room (in)
47.6
Front Shoulder Room (in)
53.9
Passenger Capacity
5
Second Head Room (in)
35.6
Second Shoulder Room (in)
52.4
Front Leg Room (in)
42.5
Front Hip Room (in)
54.2
Passenger Volume (ft³)
89.7
Exterior Dimensions
Liftover Height (in)
26.2
Width, Max w/o mirrors (in)
70.7
Track Width, Front (in)
60.7
Min Ground Clearance (in)
5.1
Length, Overall (in)
182.5
Height, Overall (in)
55.3
Track Width, Rear (in)
60.4
Wheelbase (in)
105.3
Cargo Area Dimensions
Trunk Volume (ft³)
7.4
Brakes
Front Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in)
11.7 x 1.02
Drum - Rear (Yes or )
NA
Brake ABS System
4-Wheel
Disc - Rear (Yes or )
Yes
Rear Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in)
11.5 x 0.35
Brake Type
Power
Rear Drum Diam x Width (in)
NA
Disc - Front (Yes or )
Yes
Fuel Tank
Fuel Tank Capacity, Approx (gal)
20.0
Steering
Turning Diameter - Wall to Wall (ft)
NA
Steering Ratio (:1), Overall
16.2
Turning Diameter - Curb to Curb (ft)
34.7
Steering Type
Pwr Rack & Pinion
Lock to Lock Turns (Steering)
2.83
Tires
Rear Tire Size
P215/60R16
Rear Tire Order Code
NA
Front Tire Size
P215/60R16
Spare Tire Size
T135/70D16
Front Tire Order Code
NA
Spare Tire Order Code
NA
Trailering
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs)
100
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs)
100
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs)
1000
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs)
1000
Weight Information
Base Curb Weight (lbs)
3118
Wheels
Front Wheel Material
Steel
Spare Wheel Material
Steel
Front Wheel Size (in)
16 x 7.0
Spare Wheel Size (in)
Compact
Rear Wheel Material
Steel
Rear Wheel Size (in)
16 x 7.0
Cooling System
Total Cooling System Capacity (qts)
8.0
Electrical
Cold Cranking Amps @ 0° F (Primary)
550
Maximum Alternator Capacity (amps)
110
Engine
Displacement
2.5L/- TBD -
SAE Net Horsepower @ RPM
175 @ 5600
Engine Type
Gas I4
Fuel System
SMPI
SAE Net Torque @ RPM
180 @ 3900
Engine Order Code
QR25DE
Mileage
EPA Fuel Economy Est - City (MPG)
23
Fuel Economy Est-Combined (MPG)
26
EPA Fuel Economy Est - Hwy (MPG)
31
Transmission
Trans Type
1
Drivetrain
Front Wheel Drive
Fifth Gear Ratio (:1)
NA
Trans Description Cont. Again
NA
Reverse Ratio (:1)
1.78
Second Gear Ratio (:1)
NA
Trans Order Code
NA
Final Drive Axle Ratio (:1)
5.80
Fourth Gear Ratio (:1)
NA
Trans Description Cont.
Continuously Variable
Sixth Gear Ratio (:1)
NA
First Gear Ratio (:1)
2.35 - 0.39
Clutch Size (in)
NA
Third Gear Ratio (:1)
NA
Summary
Body Style
2 Door Coupe
Vehicle Name
Nissan Altima
Suspension
Stabilizer Bar Diameter - Rear (in)
0.68
Suspension Type - Front (Cont.)
w/Coil Springs
Shock Absorber Diameter - Front (mm)
- TBD -
Stabilizer Bar Diameter - Front (in)
0.86
Suspension Type - Rear
Multi-Link
Suspension Type - Rear (Cont.)
w/Coil Springs
Shock Absorber Diameter - Rear (mm)
- TBD -
Suspension Type - Front
Independent Strut
Emissions
EPA Greenhouse Gas Score
7

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