Compare 2019 Nissan Altima vs 2019 Subaru Legacy

2019 Nissan Altima
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Sedan 2.5 S
Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
Sedan 2.5 S 28 39 $22,371 $24,000
AWD Sedan 2.5 S 26 36 $23,627 $25,350
Sedan 2.5 SR 27 37 $23,627 $25,350
AWD Sedan 2.5 SR 25 35 $24,882 $26,700
Sedan 2.5 SV 28 39 $26,258 $28,180
Sedan 2.0 SR 25 34 $27,393 $29,400
AWD Sedan 2.5 SV 26 36 $27,514 $29,530
Sedan 2.5 SL 28 39 $28,035 $30,090
AWD Sedan 2.5 SL 26 36 $29,291 $31,440
Sedan 2.5 Platinum 27 37 $29,840 $32,030
AWD Sedan 2.5 Platinum 25 35 $31,095 $33,380
Sedan 2.0 Platinum 25 34 $32,630 $35,030
Sedan 2.0 Edition ONE 25 34 $33,300 $35,750
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2.5i
Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
2.5i 25 34 $21,301 $22,545
2.5i Premium 25 34 $23,316 $24,695
2.5i Sport 25 34 $25,250 $26,795
2.5i Limited 25 34 $27,455 $29,245
3.6R Limited 20 28 $29,529 $31,545
Pricing
Invoice Price
$22,371
$21,301
Manufacturer Suggested Retail Price
$24,000
$22,545
Monthly Payment Estimate
$400 / 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
28 mpg 25 mpg
Highway
39 mpg 34 mpg
Vehicle
EPA Classification
Mid-Size Cars Mid-Size Cars
Interior Dimensions
Second Head Room (in)
36.9 37
Second Shoulder Room (in)
57.1 57.3
Front Leg Room (in)
44.1 42.9
Front Hip Room (in)
54 55.5
Second Leg Room (in)
35.1 38.1
Front Head Room (in)
39.2 40
Passenger Capacity
5 5
Second Hip Room (in)
52.1 55
Front Shoulder Room (in)
58.2 58.1
Passenger Volume (ft³)
- 104.6
Exterior Dimensions
Min Ground Clearance (in)
4.9 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
Disc - Rear (Yes or )
Yes Yes
Rear Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in)
11 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
Drum - Rear (Yes or )
NA NA
Brake ABS System
4-Wheel 4-Wheel
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
Rear Tire Size
P215/60TR16 P225/55VR17
Rear Tire Order Code
NA NA
Front Tire Size
P215/60TR16 P225/55VR17
Spare Tire Size
Compact Compact
Front Tire Order Code
NA NA
Spare Tire Order Code
NA NA
Weight Information
Base Curb Weight (lbs)
3212 3514
Wheels
Front Wheel Material
Steel Steel
Spare Wheel Material
Steel Steel
Front Wheel Size (in)
16 X 7 17 X 7
Spare Wheel Size (in)
Compact Compact
Rear Wheel Material
Steel Steel
Rear Wheel Size (in)
16 X 7 17 X 7
Electrical
Cold Cranking Amps @ 0° F (Primary)
550 490
Maximum Alternator Capacity (amps)
110 110
Engine
SAE Net Horsepower @ RPM
182 @ 6000 175 @ 5800
Engine Type
Regular Unleaded I-4 Regular Unleaded H-4
Fuel System
Gasoline Direct Injection Sequential MPI
SAE Net Torque @ RPM
178 @ 3600 174 @ 4000
Engine Order Code
NA NA
Displacement
2.5 L/152 2.5 L/152
Mileage
Fuel Economy Est-Combined (MPG)
32 29
EPA Fuel Economy Est - Hwy (MPG)
39 34
EPA Fuel Economy Est - City (MPG)
28 25
Transmission
Trans Description Cont. Again
NA NA
Reverse Ratio (:1)
1.96 3.67
Trans Order Code
NA NA
Trans Description Cont.
CVT w/OD CVT w/OD
Drivetrain
Front Wheel Drive All Wheel Drive
First Gear Ratio (:1)
2.63 - 0.38 3.58 - 0.62
Final Drive Axle Ratio (:1)
4.83 3.90
Trans Type
1 6
Summary
Body Style
Sedan Sedan
Vehicle Name
Nissan Altima Subaru Legacy
Suspension
Suspension Type - Rear (Cont.)
Multi-Link Double Wishbone
Suspension Type - Front
Strut Strut
Suspension Type - Front (Cont.)
Strut Strut
Suspension Type - Rear
Multi-Link Double Wishbone
Emissions
Tons/yr of CO2 Emissions @ 15K mi/year
5.5 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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2019 Nissan Altima
  • Redesigned 2019 Altima features a new platform
  • Rebates: $1,500 rebate or $2,000 finance bonus
  • Lease: From $239 per month for 36 months
  • Finance: From 0% APR for 36 months + $2,000
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  • 2019 Legacy selection looks good
  • $1,000 dealer discounting likely
  • Lease from $215 for 36 months
  • Get 0% APR for 36 months
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