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Nissan Altima
2021 Nissan Altima
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2009 Pontiac G8
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Volkswagen Arteon
2021 Volkswagen Arteon
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Overview

Engine
2.5-liter Inline-4 Gas
Engine
3.6-liter V6 Gas
Engine
2.0-liter Turbo Inline-4 Gas
Transmission
Continuously Variable Automatic (CVT)
Transmission
5-Speed Automatic
Transmission
8-Speed Automatic
Drivetrain
Front-Wheel Drive
Drivetrain
Rear-Wheel Drive
Drivetrain
Front-Wheel Drive
Fuel Economy
City: 28 MPG
Hwy: 39 MPG
Fuel Economy
City: 17 MPG
Hwy: 25 MPG
Fuel Economy
City: 22 MPG
Hwy: 32 MPG
Fuel Tank Capacity
16.2 gallons
Fuel Tank Capacity
19 gallons
Fuel Tank Capacity
17.4 gallons
Seating Capacity
5 seater
Seating Capacity
5 seater
Seating Capacity
5 seater
Trunk Volume
15.4 ft³
Trunk Volume
17.5 ft³
Trunk Volume
N/A

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Performance Specs

Engine and Transmission

Engine
2.5-liter Inline-4 Gas
3.6-liter V6 Gas
2.0-liter Turbo Inline-4 Gas
Horsepower
188 hp @ 6000 rpm
256 hp @ 6300 rpm
268 hp @ 5500 rpm
Torque
180 lb-ft @ 3600 rpm
248 lb-ft @ 2100 rpm
258 lb-ft @ 1950 rpm
Transmission
Continuously Variable Automatic (CVT)
5-Speed Automatic
8-Speed Automatic
Drivetrain
Front-Wheel Drive
Rear-Wheel Drive
Front-Wheel Drive

Weight and Towing

Curb Weight
3,208 lbs
3,885 lbs
3,655 lbs

Fuel and MPG

Fuel Economy

Combined
32 MPG
20 MPG
25 MPG
City
28 MPG
17 MPG
22 MPG
Highway
39 MPG
25 MPG
32 MPG

Emissions

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

Fuel Tank

Fuel Tank Capacity
16.2 gallons
19 gallons
17.4 gallons
Cruising Range City
453.6 miles
323 miles
382.8 miles
Cruising Range Highway
631.8 miles
475 miles
556.8 miles

Dimensions and Measurement

Exterior Dimensions

Length
192.9 in
196.1 in
191.4 in
Height
56.7 in
57.7 in
56.5 in
Max Width
72.9 in
74.8 in
73.7 in
Front Width
63.6 in
62.7 in
62.5 in
Rear Width
63.6 in
63.3 in
62.1 in
Wheelbase
111.2 in
114.8 in
111.7 in
Ground Clearance
4.9 in
N/A
N/A

Interior Space

Seating Capacity
5 seater
5 seater
5 seater
Front Seat Leg Room
43.8 in
42.2 in
41.2 in
Front Seat Headroom
39.2 in
38.7 in
37.7 in
Front Seat Shoulder Room
58.2 in
59.1 in
56.5 in
Front Seat Hip Room
54.7 in
56.7 in
N/A
Rear Seat Leg Room
35.2 in
39.4 in
40.2 in
Rear Seat Headroom
36.9 in
38 in
37 in
Rear Seat Shoulder Room
57.1 in
59.1 in
54.7 in
Rear Seat Hip Room
54.5 in
58 in
N/A

Cargo Space

Trunk Volume
15.4 ft³
17.5 ft³
N/A

Wheels and Suspension

Steering

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

Wheels

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

Suspension

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

Tires

Front Tire
P215/60HR16
P245/45R18
P245/45HR18
Rear Tire
P215/60HR16
P245/45R18
P245/45HR18
Spare Tire
Compact
Compact
Compact

Colors and Materials

Standard Exterior Colors

  • Brilliant Silver Metallic
  • Deep Blue Pearl
  • Glacier White
  • Gun Metallic
  • Super Black
N/A
  • Deep Black Pearl
  • Pure White
  • Pyrite Silver Metallic
  • Urano Gray

Optional Exterior Colors

N/A
N/A
Kings Red Metallic

Standard Interior Materials

  • Charcoal, Cloth Seat Trim
  • Light Gray, Cloth Seat Trim
  • Onyx, Leather Seating Surfaces
  • Onyx, Premium Cloth Seat Trim
  • Moonrock Gray/Black, Perforated V-Tex Leatherette Seating Surfaces
  • Titan Black, Perforated V-Tex Leatherette Seating Surfaces

Features and Options

Infotainment

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

Interior Trim

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

Comfort

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

Safety

Safety Features

Back-Up Camera
Standard
Not Available
Standard
Cross-Traffic Alert
Not Available
Not Available
Standard
Rear Parking Aid
Optional
Not Available
Not Available
Blind Spot Monitor
Optional
Not Available
Standard
Lane Departure Warning
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
Standard
Not Available
Standard
Passenger Air Bag
Standard
Standard
Standard
Rear Head Air Bag
Standard
Standard
Standard
Rear Side Air Bag
Standard
Not Available
Not Available

Warranty

Warranty Summary

Basic
3 Years / 36,000 Miles
3 Years / 36,000 Miles
4 Years / 50,000 Miles
Corrosion
5 Years / Unlimited Miles
6 Years / 100,000 Miles
7 Years / 100,000 Miles
Drivetrain
5 Years / 60,000 Miles
5 Years / 100,000 Miles
4 Years / 50,000 Miles
Roadside Assistance
3 Years / 36,000 Miles
5 Years / 100,000 Miles
3 Years / 36,000 Miles
Maintenance
N/A
N/A
2 Years / 20,000 Miles