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TRIM
MSRP
Nissan Altima Sedan 2.5 $18,620
Nissan Altima Sedan 2.5 S $20,470
Nissan Altima Sedan 3.5 SE $24,470
Nissan Altima Sedan 3.5 SL $28,670
ENGINES
Type:
2,488cc Inline-4; aluminum block and head
Valvetrain: DOHC 4-valves/cyl.
Power [hp at rpm]: 175 at 5,600
Torque [lb-ft at rpm]: 180 at 3,900
Bore & Stroke [mm]: 89.0 x 100.0
Compression Ratio: 9.6:1
Redline: 6,200
Mileage City / Hwy [mpg]: 23 / 31 - 32 (MT)
 
Type:
3,498cc V6; aluminum block and heads
Valvetrain: DOHC 4-valves/cyl.
Power [hp at rpm]: 270 at 6,000
Torque [lb-ft at rpm]: 258 at 4,400
Bore & Stroke [mm]: 95.5 x 81.4
Compression Ratio: 10.3:1
Redline: 6,600
Mileage City / Hwy [mpg]: 19 / 26 - 27 (MT)
 
TRANSMISSIONS
Type:
6-speed manual
Ratios: 3.50, 1.95, 1.39, 1.06, 0.81, 0.67
Final Drive: 3.81
Available with: 4-cylinder
 
Type:
Continuously Variable Transmission (CVT)
Ratios: 2.35 - 0.39
Final Drive: 5.80
Available with: 4-cylinder
 
Type:
6-speed manual
Ratios: 3.15, 1.95, 1.39, 1.06, 0.81, 0.63
Final Drive: 4.13
Available with: 3.5 SE
 
Type:
Continuously Variable Transmission (CVT)
Ratios: 2.37 - 0.44
Final Drive: 5.17
Available with: V6
 
LAYOUT
Engine position:
Front-engine
Driveline:
Front-wheel-drive
 
SUSPENSION
Front:
MacPherson struts; coil springs, anti-roll bar
Rear:
Multi-link; coil springs, anti-roll bar
 
BRAKES
Front:
11.7 x 1.02 in. power-assisted vented discs
Rear:
11.5 x 0.35 in. power-assisted discs
 
WEIGHT & CAPACITIES
Curb weight [lbs]:
3,112 - 3,417
GVWR [lbs]:
4,279 (4-cyl.)
4,458 (V6)
Weight distribution: 59 / 41 (4-cyl.)
61 / 39 (V6 MT)
62 / 38 (V6 AT)
Max. towing capacity [lbs]: 1,000
Fuel Capacity [gal.]: 20.0
 
STEERING
Type:
Rack & Pinion; power-assist
Turning Circle [ft.]
36.1
37.4 (3.5 SE)
 
EXTERIOR DIMENSIONS
Length [in.]:
189.8
Width [in.]:
70.7
Height [in.]:
57.9
Wheelbase [in.]: 109.3
Front Track [in.]: 60.9
Rear Track [in.]: 60.8
 
Coefficient of Drag:
0.31
 
INTERIOR DIMENSIONS
Pass. Vol. [cu-ft]:
100.7
Seating Capacity:
5
 
Front Headroom [in.]:
40.6
Rear Headroom [in.]: 36.8
 
Front Legroom [in.]:
44.1
Rear Legroom [in.]: 35.8
 
Front Shoulderroom [in.]:
55.7
Rear Shoulderroom [in.]: 55.5
 
Front Hiproom [in.]:
55.7
Rear Hiproom [in.]: 55.5
 
Cargo Cap. [cu-ft]:
15.3
 
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