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Nissan Altima Hybrid
2011 Nissan Altima Hybrid
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$26,800
Starting Price (MSRP)
N/A
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Volkswagen Passat
2021 Volkswagen Passat
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$23,995
Starting Price (MSRP)
7.9
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Overview

Engine
2.5-liter Inline-4 Hybrid
Engine
2.0-liter Turbo Inline-4 Gas
Transmission
N/A
Transmission
6-Speed Automatic
Drivetrain
Front-Wheel Drive
Drivetrain
Front-Wheel Drive
Fuel Economy
City: 33 MPG
Hwy: 33 MPG
Fuel Economy
City: 24 MPG
Hwy: 36 MPG
Fuel Tank Capacity
20 gallons
Fuel Tank Capacity
18.5 gallons
Seating Capacity
5 seater
Seating Capacity
5 seater
Trunk Volume
10.1 ft³
Trunk Volume
15.9 ft³

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Performance Specs

Engine and Transmission

Engine
2.5-liter Inline-4 Hybrid
2.0-liter Turbo Inline-4 Gas
Horsepower
158 hp @ 5200-6000 rpm
174 hp @ 5200 rpm
Torque
162 @ 2800-4800/199 @ 0-1500
206 lb-ft @ 1700 rpm
Transmission
N/A
6-Speed Automatic
Drivetrain
Front-Wheel Drive
Front-Wheel Drive

Steering

Steering Type
Pwr Rack & Pinion
Rack-Pinion
Turning Diameter
36.1 ft
36.4 ft

Wheels

Wheels Type
N/A
Aluminum Wheels
Front Wheel Size
16" x 7.0"
17" x 7"
Rear Wheel Size
16" x 7.0"
17" x 7"

Suspension

Front Suspension
Independent Strut
Strut
Rear Suspension
Multi-Link
Multi-Link

Tires

Front Tire
P215/60TR16
P215/55HR17
Rear Tire
P215/60TR16
P215/55HR17
Spare Tire
T135/906
Compact

Fuel and MPG

Fuel Economy

Combined
33 MPG
28 MPG
City
33 MPG
24 MPG
Highway
33 MPG
36 MPG

Emissions

CO2 Emissions @ 15K mi/year
5.7 Tons/yr
6.4 Tons/yr
EPA rating
8
N/A

Fuel Tank

Fuel Tank Capacity
20 gallons
18.5 gallons
Cruising Range City
660 miles
444 miles
Cruising Range Highway
660 miles
666 miles

Dimensions and Measurement

Exterior Dimensions

Length
190.7 in
193.6 in
Height
58.3 in
58 in
Max Width
70.7 in
72.2 in
Front Width
61.4 in
62.1 in
Rear Width
61.2 in
61 in
Wheelbase
109.3 in
110.4 in
Ground Clearance
5.8 in
5.4 in

Interior Space

Seating Capacity
5 seater
5 seater
Front Seat Leg Room
44.1 in
42.4 in
Front Seat Headroom
40.6 in
38.3 in
Front Seat Shoulder Room
55.7 in
56.9 in
Front Seat Hip Room
56.8 in
N/A
Rear Seat Leg Room
35.8 in
39.1 in
Rear Seat Headroom
36.8 in
37.8 in
Rear Seat Shoulder Room
55.5 in
57 in
Rear Seat Hip Room
52.5 in
N/A

Weight and Towing

Curb Weight
3,470 lbs
3,325 lbs

Cargo Space

Trunk Volume
10.1 ft³
15.9 ft³

Colors and Materials

Standard Exterior Colors

N/A
  • Deep Black Pearl
  • Platinum Gray Metallic
  • Pure White
  • Reflex Silver Metallic
  • Tourmaline Blue Metallic

Optional Exterior Colors

N/A
Aurora Red Metallic

Standard Interior Materials

  • Blonde, interior trim
  • Charcoal, interior trim
  • Titan Black, Cloth Seating Surfaces

Features and Options

Infotainment

HD Radio
Not Available
Standard
Bluetooth Connection
Optional
Standard
Hard Disk Drive Media Storage
Optional
Not Available
Premium Sound System
Optional
Not Available
Satellite Radio
Optional
Standard
Smart Device Integration
Not Available
Standard
WiFi Hotspot
Not Available
Standard
Auxiliary Audio Input
Standard
Standard
MP3 Player
Standard
Standard

Interior Trim

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

Comfort

Navigation System
Optional
Not Available
Steering Wheel Audio Controls
Optional
Standard
Power Mirror(s)
Standard
Standard
A/C
Standard
Standard
Adaptive Cruise Control
Not Available
Standard
Climate Control
Standard
Not Available
Cruise Control
Standard
Standard
Heated Front Seat(s)
Optional
Not Available
Keyless Entry
Standard
Standard
Multi-Zone A/C
Standard
Not Available
Power Driver Seat
Optional
Not Available
Remote Trunk Release
Standard
Not Available
Universal Garage Door Opener
Optional
Not Available
Rear A/C
Optional
Not Available
Keyless Start
Standard
Not Available
Telematics
Not Available
Standard

Safety

Safety Features

Back-Up Camera
Optional
Standard
Cross-Traffic Alert
Not Available
Standard
Blind Spot Monitor
Not Available
Standard
ABS
Standard
Standard
Tire Pressure Monitor
Standard
Standard
Brake Assist
Standard
Standard
Stability Control
Standard
Standard
Traction Control
Standard
Standard

US NHTSA crash test result

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

Airbags

Driver Air Bag
Standard
Standard
Front Head Air Bag
Standard
Standard
Front Side Air Bag
Standard
Standard
Passenger Air Bag
Standard
Standard
Rear Head Air Bag
Standard
Standard

Warranty

Warranty Summary

Basic
3 Years / 36,000 Miles
4 Years / 50,000 Miles
Corrosion
5 Years / Unlimited Miles
7 Years / 100,000 Miles
Drivetrain
5 Years / 60,000 Miles
4 Years / 50,000 Miles
Emissions
3 Years / 36,000 Miles
N/A
Long Term California
7 Years / 70,000 Miles
N/A
Short Term California
3 Years / 50,000 Miles
N/A
Maintenance
N/A
2 Years / 20,000 Miles
Roadside Assistance
N/A
3 Years / 36,000 Miles