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Nissan Altima
2021 Nissan Altima
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$24,300
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Nissan Sentra
2020 Nissan Sentra
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$19,310
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Subaru WRX Sedan
2020 Subaru WRX Sedan
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Overview

Engine
2.5-liter Inline-4 Gas
Engine
2.0-liter Inline-4 Gas
Engine
2.0-liter Turbo Flat 4 Gas
Transmission
Continuously Variable Automatic (CVT)
Transmission
Continuously Variable Automatic (CVT)
Transmission
6-Speed Manual
Drivetrain
Front-Wheel Drive
Drivetrain
Front-Wheel Drive
Drivetrain
All-Wheel Drive
Fuel Economy
City: 28 MPG
Hwy: 39 MPG
Fuel Economy
City: 29 MPG
Hwy: 39 MPG
Fuel Economy
City: 21 MPG
Hwy: 27 MPG
Fuel Tank Capacity
16.2 gallons
Fuel Tank Capacity
12.4 gallons
Fuel Tank Capacity
15.9 gallons
Seating Capacity
5 seater
Seating Capacity
5 seater
Seating Capacity
5 seater
Trunk Volume
15.4 ft³
Trunk Volume
14.3 ft³
Trunk Volume
12 ft³

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Performance Specs

Engine and Transmission

Engine
2.5-liter Inline-4 Gas
2.0-liter Inline-4 Gas
2.0-liter Turbo Flat 4 Gas
Horsepower
188 hp @ 6000 rpm
149 hp @ 6400 rpm
268 hp @ 5600 rpm
Torque
180 lb-ft @ 3600 rpm
146 lb-ft @ 4400 rpm
258 lb-ft @ 2000 rpm
Transmission
Continuously Variable Automatic (CVT)
Continuously Variable Automatic (CVT)
6-Speed Manual
Drivetrain
Front-Wheel Drive
Front-Wheel Drive
All-Wheel Drive

Steering

Steering Type
Rack-Pinion
Rack-Pinion
Rack-Pinion
Turning Diameter
36.1 ft
38.1 ft
35.4 ft

Wheels

Wheels Type
Steel Wheels
N/A
N/A
Front Wheel Size
16" x 7"
16" x 6.5"
17" x 8"
Rear Wheel Size
16" x 7"
16" x 6.5"
17" x 8"

Suspension

Front Suspension
Strut
Strut
Strut
Rear Suspension
Multi-Link
Multi-Link
Double Wishbone

Tires

Front Tire
P215/60HR16
P205/60HR16
P235/45WR17
Rear Tire
P215/60HR16
P205/60HR16
P235/45WR17
Spare Tire
Compact
Compact
Compact

Fuel and MPG

Fuel Economy

Combined
32 MPG
33 MPG
23 MPG
City
28 MPG
29 MPG
21 MPG
Highway
39 MPG
39 MPG
27 MPG

Emissions

CO2 Emissions @ 15K mi/year
5.5 (Est) Tons/yr
N/A
7.7 Tons/yr

Fuel Tank

Fuel Tank Capacity
16.2 gallons
12.4 gallons
15.9 gallons
Cruising Range City
453.6 miles
359.6 miles
333.9 miles
Cruising Range Highway
631.8 miles
483.6 miles
429.3 miles

Dimensions and Measurement

Exterior Dimensions

Length
192.9 in
182.7 in
180.9 in
Height
56.7 in
56.9 in
58.1 in
Max Width
72.9 in
71.5 in
70.7 in
Front Width
63.6 in
62.6 in
60.2 in
Rear Width
63.6 in
62.8 in
60.6 in
Wheelbase
111.2 in
106.8 in
104.3 in
Ground Clearance
4.9 in
4.8 in
4.9 in

Interior Space

Seating Capacity
5 seater
5 seater
5 seater
Front Seat Leg Room
43.8 in
44 in
43.3 in
Front Seat Headroom
39.2 in
38.9 in
39.8 in
Front Seat Shoulder Room
58.2 in
56.4 in
55.6 in
Front Seat Hip Room
54.7 in
53.5 in
52.1 in
Rear Seat Leg Room
35.2 in
34.7 in
35.4 in
Rear Seat Headroom
36.9 in
36.7 in
37.1 in
Rear Seat Shoulder Room
57.1 in
54.5 in
54.2 in
Rear Seat Hip Room
54.5 in
53.3 in
53.1 in

Weight and Towing

Curb Weight
3,208 lbs
3,047 lbs
3,294 lbs

Cargo Space

Trunk Volume
15.4 ft³
14.3 ft³
12 ft³

Colors and Materials

Standard Exterior Colors

  • Brilliant Silver Metallic
  • Deep Blue Pearl
  • Glacier White
  • Gun Metallic
  • Super Black
  • Brilliant Silver Metallic
  • Fresh Powder
  • Gun Metallic
  • Super Black
  • Crystal Black Silica
  • Crystal White Pearl
  • Ice Silver Metallic
  • Lapis Blue Pearl
  • Magnetite Gray Metallic
  • Pure Red
  • WR Blue Pearl

Standard Interior Materials

  • Charcoal, Cloth Seat Trim
  • Light Gray, Cloth Seat Trim
  • Charcoal, Cloth Seat Trim
  • Carbon Black, Checkered Cloth Upholstery

Features and Options

Infotainment

HD Radio
Not Available
Not Available
Standard
Bluetooth Connection
Standard
Standard
Standard
Satellite Radio
Not Available
Not Available
Standard
Smart Device Integration
Not Available
Not Available
Standard
Auxiliary Audio Input
Standard
Standard
Standard
MP3 Player
Standard
Standard
Standard

Interior Trim

Bucket Seats
Standard
Standard
Not Available
Cloth Seats
Standard
Standard
Standard
Leather Seats
Standard
Not Available
Not Available
Leather Steering Wheel
Not Available
Not Available
Standard
Premium Synthetic Seats
Standard
Not Available
Not Available
Vinyl Seats
Standard
Not Available
Not Available

Comfort

Steering Wheel Audio Controls
Standard
Standard
Standard
Power Mirror(s)
Standard
Standard
Standard
A/C
Standard
Standard
Standard
Climate Control
Not Available
Not Available
Standard
Cruise Control
Standard
Standard
Standard
Keyless Entry
Standard
Standard
Standard
Power Driver Seat
Optional
Not Available
Not Available
Remote Engine Start
Standard
Not Available
Not Available
Remote Trunk Release
Standard
Standard
Standard
Keyless Start
Standard
Standard
Not Available

Safety

Safety Features

Back-Up Camera
Standard
Standard
Standard
Rear Parking Aid
Optional
Not Available
Not Available
Blind Spot Monitor
Optional
Standard
Not Available
Lane Departure Warning
Standard
Standard
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
Standard
Standard
Standard
Passenger Air Bag
Standard
Standard
Standard
Rear Head Air Bag
Standard
Standard
Standard
Rear Side Air Bag
Standard
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
5 Years / Unlimited Miles
Drivetrain
5 Years / 60,000 Miles
5 Years / 60,000 Miles
5 Years / 60,000 Miles
Roadside Assistance
3 Years / 36,000 Miles
3 Years / 36,000 Miles
3 Years / 36,000 Miles