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2021 Honda Civic Sedan
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2021 Nissan Altima
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2009 Pontiac G8
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Overview

Engine
2.0-liter Inline-4 Gas
Engine
2.5-liter Inline-4 Gas
Engine
3.6-liter V6 Gas
Transmission
Continuously Variable Automatic (CVT)
Transmission
Continuously Variable Automatic (CVT)
Transmission
5-Speed Automatic
Drivetrain
Front-Wheel Drive
Drivetrain
Front-Wheel Drive
Drivetrain
Rear-Wheel Drive
Fuel Economy
City: 30 MPG
Hwy: 38 MPG
Fuel Economy
City: 28 MPG
Hwy: 39 MPG
Fuel Economy
City: 17 MPG
Hwy: 25 MPG
Fuel Tank Capacity
12.4 gallons
Fuel Tank Capacity
16.2 gallons
Fuel Tank Capacity
19 gallons
Seating Capacity
5 seater
Seating Capacity
5 seater
Seating Capacity
5 seater
Trunk Volume
15.1 ft³
Trunk Volume
15.4 ft³
Trunk Volume
17.5 ft³

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Performance Specs

Engine and Transmission

Engine
2.0-liter Inline-4 Gas
2.5-liter Inline-4 Gas
3.6-liter V6 Gas
Horsepower
158 hp @ 6500 rpm
188 hp @ 6000 rpm
256 hp @ 6300 rpm
Torque
138 lb-ft @ 4200 rpm
180 lb-ft @ 3600 rpm
248 lb-ft @ 2100 rpm
Transmission
Continuously Variable Automatic (CVT)
Continuously Variable Automatic (CVT)
5-Speed Automatic
Drivetrain
Front-Wheel Drive
Front-Wheel Drive
Rear-Wheel Drive

Weight and Towing

Curb Weight
2,771 lbs
3,208 lbs
3,885 lbs

Fuel and MPG

Fuel Economy

Combined
33 MPG
32 MPG
20 MPG
City
30 MPG
28 MPG
17 MPG
Highway
38 MPG
39 MPG
25 MPG

Emissions

CO2 Emissions @ 15K mi/year
5.4 (Est) Tons/yr
5.5 Tons/yr
N/A
EPA rating
N/A
N/A
5

Fuel Tank

Fuel Tank Capacity
12.4 gallons
16.2 gallons
19 gallons
Cruising Range City
372 miles
453.6 miles
323 miles
Cruising Range Highway
471.2 miles
631.8 miles
475 miles

Dimensions and Measurement

Exterior Dimensions

Length
182.7 in
192.9 in
196.1 in
Height
55.7 in
56.7 in
57.7 in
Max Width
70.9 in
72.9 in
74.8 in
Front Width
60.9 in
63.6 in
62.7 in
Rear Width
61.5 in
63.6 in
63.3 in
Wheelbase
106.3 in
111.2 in
114.8 in
Ground Clearance
N/A
4.9 in
N/A

Interior Space

Seating Capacity
5 seater
5 seater
5 seater
Front Seat Leg Room
42.3 in
43.8 in
42.2 in
Front Seat Headroom
39.3 in
39.2 in
38.7 in
Front Seat Shoulder Room
57 in
58.2 in
59.1 in
Front Seat Hip Room
53.7 in
54.7 in
56.7 in
Rear Seat Leg Room
37.4 in
35.2 in
39.4 in
Rear Seat Headroom
37.1 in
36.9 in
38 in
Rear Seat Shoulder Room
55 in
57.1 in
59.1 in
Rear Seat Hip Room
47.3 in
54.5 in
58 in

Cargo Space

Trunk Volume
15.1 ft³
15.4 ft³
17.5 ft³

Wheels and Suspension

Steering

Steering Type
Rack-Pinion
Rack-Pinion
Pwr Rack & Pinion
Turning Diameter
35.4 ft
36.1 ft
37.4 ft

Wheels

Wheels Type
Steel Wheels
Steel Wheels
N/A
Front Wheel Size
16" x 7"
16" x 7"
18" x 8"
Rear Wheel Size
16" x 7"
16" x 7"
18" x 8"

Suspension

Front Suspension
Strut
Strut
Performance
Rear Suspension
Multi-Link
Multi-Link
Performance

Tires

Front Tire
P215/55HR16
P215/60HR16
P245/45R18
Rear Tire
P215/55HR16
P215/60HR16
P245/45R18
Spare Tire
Compact
Compact
Compact

Colors and Materials

Standard Exterior Colors

  • Aegean Blue Metallic
  • Crystal Black Pearl
  • Lunar Silver Metallic
  • Modern Steel Metallic
  • Modern Steel Metallic
  • Platinum White Pearl
  • Rallye Red
  • Brilliant Silver Metallic
  • Deep Blue Pearl
  • Glacier White
  • Gun Metallic
  • Super Black
N/A

Optional Exterior Colors

  • Cosmic Blue Metallic
  • Molten Lava Pearl
  • Platinum White Pearl
N/A
N/A

Standard Interior Materials

  • Black, Cloth Seat Trim
  • Gray, Cloth Seat Trim
  • Ivory, Cloth Seat Trim
  • Charcoal, Cloth Seat Trim
  • Light Gray, Cloth Seat Trim
  • Onyx, Leather Seating Surfaces
  • Onyx, Premium Cloth Seat Trim

Features and Options

Infotainment

Bluetooth Connection
Standard
Standard
Standard
Premium Sound System
Not Available
Not Available
Standard
Satellite Radio
Not Available
Not Available
Standard
Auxiliary Audio Input
Standard
Standard
Not Available
MP3 Player
Standard
Standard
Optional

Interior Trim

Bucket Seats
Standard
Standard
Not Available
Cloth Seats
Standard
Standard
Standard
Leather Seats
Standard
Standard
Standard
Leather Steering Wheel
Not Available
Not Available
Optional
Premium Synthetic Seats
Standard
Standard
Standard
Vinyl Seats
Standard
Standard
Standard
Sun/Moonroof
Not Available
Not Available
Optional

Comfort

Steering Wheel Audio Controls
Standard
Standard
Standard
Power Mirror(s)
Standard
Standard
Standard
A/C
Standard
Standard
Standard
Adaptive Cruise Control
Standard
Not Available
Not Available
Climate Control
Standard
Not Available
Optional
Cruise Control
Standard
Standard
Standard
Heated Front Seat(s)
Not Available
Not Available
Optional
Keyless Entry
Standard
Standard
Standard
Multi-Zone A/C
Not Available
Not Available
Optional
Power Driver Seat
Not Available
Optional
Standard
Power Passenger Seat
Not Available
Not Available
Standard
Remote Engine Start
Not Available
Standard
Standard
Remote Trunk Release
Not Available
Standard
Standard
Keyless Start
Not Available
Standard
Not Available
Telematics
Not Available
Not Available
Standard

Safety

Safety Features

Back-Up Camera
Standard
Standard
Not Available
Rear Parking Aid
Not Available
Optional
Not Available
Blind Spot Monitor
Not Available
Optional
Not Available
Lane Departure Warning
Standard
Standard
Not Available
Lane Keeping Assist
Standard
Not Available
Not Available
ABS
Standard
Standard
Standard
Tire Pressure Monitor
Standard
Standard
Standard
Brake Assist
Standard
Standard
Standard
Stability Control
Standard
Standard
Standard
Traction Control
Standard
Standard
Standard

US NHTSA crash test result

Overall Rating
N/A
N/A
Frontal Barrier Crash Rating
N/A
N/A
Side Crash Rating
N/A
N/A
Rollover Rating
N/A
N/A

Airbags

Driver Air Bag
Standard
Standard
Standard
Front Head Air Bag
Standard
Standard
Standard
Front Side Air Bag
Standard
Standard
Standard
Knee Air Bag
Not Available
Standard
Not Available
Passenger Air Bag
Standard
Standard
Standard
Rear Head Air Bag
Standard
Standard
Standard
Rear Side Air Bag
Not Available
Standard
Not Available

Warranty

Warranty Summary

Basic
3 Years / 36,000 Miles
3 Years / 36,000 Miles
3 Years / 36,000 Miles
Corrosion
5 Years / Unlimited Miles
5 Years / Unlimited Miles
6 Years / 100,000 Miles
Drivetrain
5 Years / 60,000 Miles
5 Years / 60,000 Miles
5 Years / 100,000 Miles
Roadside Assistance
3 Years / 36,000 Miles
3 Years / 36,000 Miles
5 Years / 100,000 Miles