Compare 2019 Subaru Legacy vs 2019 Nissan Altima

2019 Subaru Legacy
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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
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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
Pricing
Invoice Price
$21,301
$22,371
Manufacturer Suggested Retail Price
$22,545
$24,000
Monthly Payment Estimate
$376 / month
$400 / month
The Car Connection's Take
TCC Rating
6.3
6.3
TCC’s Bottom Line
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. The 2019 Nissan Altima is a sharper sedan now, made better with great active safety features and a newly available turbo-4.
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Fuel Economy
City
25 mpg 28 mpg
Highway
34 mpg 39 mpg
Vehicle
EPA Classification
Mid-Size Cars Mid-Size Cars
Interior Dimensions
Second Hip Room (in)
55 52.1
Front Shoulder Room (in)
58.1 58.2
Second Head Room (in)
37 36.9
Passenger Volume (ft³)
104.6 -
Second Shoulder Room (in)
57.3 57.1
Front Leg Room (in)
42.9 44.1
Front Hip Room (in)
55.5 54
Passenger Capacity
5 5
Second Leg Room (in)
38.1 35.1
Front Head Room (in)
40 39.2
Exterior Dimensions
Track Width, Front (in)
62.2 63.6
Min Ground Clearance (in)
5.9 4.9
Length, Overall (in)
188.8 192.9
Height, Overall (in)
59 56.7
Track Width, Rear (in)
62.8 63.6
Wheelbase (in)
108.3 111.2
Width, Max w/o mirrors (in)
72.4 72.9
Cargo Area Dimensions
Trunk Volume (ft³)
15 -
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)
11.8 11
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)
11.6 11.7
Fuel Tank
Fuel Tank Capacity, Approx (gal)
18.5 16.2
Steering
Steering Type
Rack-Pinion Rack-Pinion
Turning Diameter - Curb to Curb (ft)
36.8 -
Tires
Front Tire Size
P225/55VR17 P215/60TR16
Spare Tire Size
Compact Compact
Front Tire Order Code
NA NA
Spare Tire Order Code
NA NA
Rear Tire Size
P225/55VR17 P215/60TR16
Rear Tire Order Code
NA NA
Weight Information
Base Curb Weight (lbs)
3514 3212
Wheels
Spare Wheel Size (in)
Compact Compact
Rear Wheel Material
Steel Steel
Rear Wheel Size (in)
17 X 7 16 X 7
Front Wheel Material
Steel Steel
Spare Wheel Material
Steel Steel
Front Wheel Size (in)
17 X 7 16 X 7
Electrical
Cold Cranking Amps @ 0° F (Primary)
490 550
Maximum Alternator Capacity (amps)
110 110
Engine
Fuel System
Sequential MPI Gasoline Direct Injection
SAE Net Torque @ RPM
174 @ 4000 178 @ 3600
Engine Order Code
NA NA
Displacement
2.5 L/152 2.5 L/152
SAE Net Horsepower @ RPM
175 @ 5800 182 @ 6000
Engine Type
Regular Unleaded H-4 Regular Unleaded I-4
Mileage
EPA Fuel Economy Est - City (MPG)
25 28
Fuel Economy Est-Combined (MPG)
29 32
EPA Fuel Economy Est - Hwy (MPG)
34 39
Transmission
Trans Description Cont.
CVT w/OD CVT w/OD
First Gear Ratio (:1)
3.58 - 0.62 2.63 - 0.38
Final Drive Axle Ratio (:1)
3.90 4.83
Trans Type
6 1
Drivetrain
All Wheel Drive Front Wheel Drive
Trans Description Cont. Again
NA NA
Reverse Ratio (:1)
3.67 1.96
Trans Order Code
NA NA
Summary
Body Style
Sedan Sedan
Vehicle Name
Subaru Legacy Nissan Altima
Suspension
Suspension Type - Front (Cont.)
Strut Strut
Suspension Type - Rear
Double Wishbone Multi-Link
Suspension Type - Rear (Cont.)
Double Wishbone Multi-Link
Suspension Type - Front
Strut Strut
Emissions
Tons/yr of CO2 Emissions @ 15K mi/year
6.0 5.5
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 Subaru Legacy
  • 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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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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