Compare 2019 Nissan Altima vs 2019 Subaru Legacy

2019 Nissan Altima
2019 Subaru Legacy
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2.0 Edition ONE Sedan
Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
Altima 2.0 Edition ONE Sedan 25 34 $33,300 $35,750
Altima 2.0 Platinum Sedan 25 34 $32,630 $35,030
Altima 2.0 SR Sedan 25 34 $27,393 $29,400
Altima 2.5 Platinum AWD Sedan 25 35 $31,095 $33,380
Altima 2.5 Platinum Sedan 27 37 $29,840 $32,030
Altima 2.5 S AWD Sedan 26 36 $23,627 $25,350
Altima 2.5 S Sedan 28 39 $22,371 $24,000
Altima 2.5 SL AWD Sedan 26 36 $29,291 $31,440
Altima 2.5 SL Sedan 28 39 $28,035 $30,090
Altima 2.5 SR AWD Sedan 25 35 $24,882 $26,700
Altima 2.5 SR Sedan 27 37 $23,627 $25,350
Altima 2.5 SV AWD Sedan 26 36 $27,514 $29,530
Altima 2.5 SV Sedan 28 39 $26,258 $28,180
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2.5i
Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
Legacy 2.5i 25 34 $21,301 $22,545
Legacy 2.5i Limited 25 34 $27,455 $29,245
Legacy 2.5i Premium 25 34 $23,316 $24,695
Legacy 2.5i Sport 25 34 $25,250 $26,795
Legacy 3.6R Limited 20 28 $29,529 $31,545
Pricing
Invoice Price
$33,300
$21,301
Manufacturer Suggested Retail Price
$35,750
$22,545
Monthly Payment Estimate
$596 / month
$376 / month
The Car Connection's Take
TCC Rating
6.3
6.3
TCC’s Bottom Line
The 2019 Nissan Altima is a sharper sedan now, made better with great active safety features and a newly available turbo-4. The 2019 Subaru Legacy is no thrill machine, but this under-the-radar mid-size sedan is hard to beat for its comfort, safety, and value.
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Fuel Economy
City
25 mpg 25 mpg
Highway
34 mpg 34 mpg
Vehicle
EPA Classification
Mid-Size Cars Mid-Size Cars
Interior Dimensions
Front Hip Room (in)
54 55.5
Second Shoulder Room (in)
57.1 57.3
Front Shoulder Room (in)
58.2 58.1
Second Leg Room (in)
35.1 38.1
Passenger Capacity
5 5
Second Hip Room (in)
52.1 55
Front Leg Room (in)
44.1 42.9
Second Head Room (in)
- 37
Passenger Volume (ft³)
- 104.6
Front Head Room (in)
- 40
Exterior Dimensions
Min Ground Clearance (in)
5.4 5.9
Length, Overall (in)
192.9 188.8
Height, Overall (in)
56.7 59
Track Width, Rear (in)
63.6 62.8
Wheelbase (in)
111.2 108.3
Width, Max w/o mirrors (in)
72.9 72.4
Track Width, Front (in)
63.6 62.2
Brakes
Drum - Rear (Yes or )
NA NA
Brake ABS System
4-Wheel 4-Wheel
Disc - Rear (Yes or )
Yes Yes
Rear Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in)
11.5 11.8
Brake Type
4-Wheel Disc 4-Wheel Disc
Rear Drum Diam x Width (in)
NA NA
Disc - Front (Yes or )
Yes Yes
Front Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in)
11.7 11.6
Fuel Tank
Fuel Tank Capacity, Approx (gal)
16.2 18.5
Steering
Steering Type
Rack-Pinion Rack-Pinion
Turning Diameter - Curb to Curb (ft)
- 36.8
Tires
Spare Tire Order Code
NA NA
Rear Tire Size
P235/40VR19 P225/55VR17
Rear Tire Order Code
NA NA
Front Tire Size
P235/40VR19 P225/55VR17
Spare Tire Size
Compact Compact
Front Tire Order Code
NA NA
Weight Information
Base Curb Weight (lbs)
3436 3514
Wheels
Rear Wheel Size (in)
19 X 8 17 X 7
Front Wheel Material
Aluminum Steel
Spare Wheel Material
Steel Steel
Front Wheel Size (in)
19 X 8 17 X 7
Spare Wheel Size (in)
Compact Compact
Rear Wheel Material
Aluminum Steel
Electrical
Cold Cranking Amps @ 0° F (Primary)
550 490
Maximum Alternator Capacity (amps)
130 110
Engine
SAE Net Horsepower @ RPM
236 @ 5600 175 @ 5800
Engine Type
Intercooled Turbo Premium Unleaded I-4 Regular Unleaded H-4
Fuel System
Port/Direct Injection Sequential MPI
SAE Net Torque @ RPM
267 @ 4000 174 @ 4000
Engine Order Code
NA NA
Displacement
2.0 L/121 2.5 L/152
Mileage
Fuel Economy Est-Combined (MPG)
29 29
EPA Fuel Economy Est - Hwy (MPG)
34 34
EPA Fuel Economy Est - City (MPG)
25 25
Transmission
Trans Description Cont. Again
NA NA
Trans Order Code
NA NA
Trans Description Cont.
CVT w/OD CVT w/OD
Drivetrain
Front Wheel Drive All Wheel
Trans Type
1 6
First Gear Ratio (:1)
- 3.58 - 0.62
Final Drive Axle Ratio (:1)
- 3.90
Reverse Ratio (:1)
- 3.67
Summary
Body Style
Sedan Sedan
Vehicle Name
Nissan Altima Subaru Legacy
Suspension
Suspension Type - Rear
Multi-Link Double Wishbone
Suspension Type - Rear (Cont.)
Multi-Link Double Wishbone
Suspension Type - Front
Strut Strut
Suspension Type - Front (Cont.)
Strut Strut
Emissions
Tons/yr of CO2 Emissions @ 15K mi/year
6.0 6.0
Cargo Area Dimensions
Trunk Volume (ft³)
- 15
Crash Test Ratings
Overall Rating
Overall Frontal Barrier Crash Rating
Frontal Barrier Crash Rating Driver
Frontal Barrier Crash Rating Passenger
Overall Side Crash Rating
Side Barrier Rating
Side Barrier Rating Driver
Side Barrier Rating Passenger Rear Seat
Side Pole Rating Driver Front Seat
Combined Side Rating Front Seat
Combined Side Rating Rear Seat
Rollover Rating

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