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2012 Nissan Altima 2.5

4dr Sedan

2015 Hyundai Sonata SE

4dr Sedan

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2012 Nissan Altima
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2015 Hyundai Sonata
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*Does not include customer cash-back incentives or options
N/A    $21,960*
MSRP $20,550 $21,150
Destination Charge $790 $810
Invoice Price $19,699 $20,295
Total List Price $21,340 $21,960
Available Engines 175-hp, 2.5-liter I-4 (regular gas) 170-hp, 2.5-liter I-4 (regular gas) 185-hp, 2.4-liter I-4 (regular gas)
Available Transmissions 2-speed CVT w/OD and auto-manual 6-speed automatic w/OD and auto-manual
Fuel Economy City 23 mpg N/A
Fuel Economy Highway 32 mpg N/A
NHTSA Crash Test Data    
Other, Overall Rollover Rating -
Side - Pole, Side - Pole -
Side, Rear Seat -
Overall, Overall -
Side - Pole Barrier combined, Side - Pole Barrier combined (REAR) -
Front, Overall Front -
Side - Pole Barrier combined, Side - Pole Barrier combined (FRONT) -
Front, Driver's -
Side, Front Seat -
Side - Barrier, Side - Barrier -
Front, Passenger's -
Side, Overall Side -
IIHS Crash Test Data    
Front, Head/Neck - Acceptable
Moderate overlap front, Right Leg/Foot Good Good
Side, Driver Torso Acceptable Good
Side, Driver Pelvis/Leg Acceptable Good
Moderate overlap front, Restraints Good Good
Head Restraints and Seats, Seat Head/Restraint Geometry Good Good
Side, Rear Passenger Pelvis/Leg Good Good
Moderate overlap front, Head/Neck Good Good
Side, Driver Head and Neck Good Good
Side, Rear Passenger Head Protection Good Good
Front, Retraints and dummy kinematics - Acceptable
Side, Rear Passenger Head and Neck Good Good
Side, Rear Passenger Torso Good Good
Head Restraints and Seats, Overall Rear Acceptable Good
Front, Chest - Good
Moderate overlap front, Chest Good Good
Front, Lower leg/foot - Good
Front, Structure and safety cage - Good
Moderate overlap front, Left Leg/Foot Good Good
Head Restraints and Seats, Dynamic Rating Acceptable Good
Moderate overlap front, Overall Front Good Good
Side, Structure/safety cage Acceptable Good
Moderate overlap front, Structure/safety cage Good Good
Other, Roof Strength Acceptable Good
Front, Overall evaluation - Acceptable
Front, Hip/thigh - Good
Side, Overall Side Good Good
Side, Driver Head Protection Good Good
Overview 2012 Nissan Altima 2.5 2015 Hyundai Sonata SE
Safety Overview driver and passenger front impact airbags, rear center 3 point seatbelt, ABS brakes, immobilizer driver and passenger front impact airbags, rear center 3 point seatbelt, ABS brakes
Audio Overview radio prep, 4, window grid antenna AM/FM/Satellite, seek-scan, in-dash mounted single CD, MP3 decoder, 6, integrated roof antenna, radio steering wheel controls
Interior 2012 Nissan Altima 2.5 2015 Hyundai Sonata SE
Auxiliary visors N/A dual
Clock N/A in-dash
12V DC power outlet 2 3
Lighter elements front N/A
Ashtray Standard N/A
Instrumentation analog digital/analog
Driver information center N/A Standard
Lighting - map lights front & rear front
Lighting - dome light regular fade
Illuminated vanity mirrors N/A driver and passenger
Mirrors - visor vanity mirrors driver driver and passenger
Fuel door release mechanical power
Seatback storage pockets N/A 2
Tire inflator N/A Standard
Seats 2012 Nissan Altima 2.5 2015 Hyundai Sonata SE
Front seat driver direction controls 6-way 2-way power
Front passenger seat direction controls 4-way 6-way
Lumbar support N/A driver
Rear head restraints 2 - fixed 3 - adjustable
Seat trim cloth premium cloth
Entertainment 2012 Nissan Altima 2.5 2015 Hyundai Sonata SE
Radio radio prep AM/FM/Satellite, seek-scan
CD player N/A in-dash mounted single
MP3 capability N/A Standard
Auxiliary audio input N/A Standard
Steering wheel audio controls N/A Standard
Speakers 4 6
Bluetooth Compatibility N/A Standard
Safety and Security 2012 Nissan Altima 2.5 2015 Hyundai Sonata SE
Airbags, knee protection N/A driver
Seatbelt pretensioners front front and rear
Exterior light control N/A auto off
Daytime running lights N/A Standard
Illuminated entry N/A Standard
Keyless access system Standard N/A
Content theft-deterrent alarm system Standard N/A
Ignition disable Standard N/A
Warranty 2012 Nissan Altima 2.5 2015 Hyundai Sonata SE
Warranty - Basic (mths/miles) 36/36,000 60/60,000
Warranty - Power Train (mths/miles) 60/60,000 120/100,000
Warranty - Corrosion/Perforation (mths/miles) 60/unlimited 84/unlimited
Warranty - Roadside Assistance (mths/miles) N/A 60/unlimited
Exterior 2012 Nissan Altima 2.5 2015 Hyundai Sonata SE
Antenna window grid integrated roof
Body material galvanized steel/aluminum fully galvanized steel
Bodyside moldings body-colored N/A
Grille trim black w/chrome surround metal-look
Fog/driving lights N/A front
Heated side mirrors N/A Standard
Spoiler N/A lip
Tires P215/60TR16.0 BSW AS P205/65HR16.0 BSW AS
Wheels 16" steel 16" silver aluminum
Mechanical 2012 Nissan Altima 2.5 2015 Hyundai Sonata SE
Engine 2.5L I-4 2.4L I-4
Rear suspension type multi-link independent multi-link
Transmission 2-spd CVT w/OD 6-spd auto w/OD
Axle ratio 5.80 2.89
Specifications 2012 Nissan Altima 2.5 2015 Hyundai Sonata SE
Exterior length 190.7 " 191.1 "
Exterior body width 70.7 " 73.4 "
Exterior height 58.0 " 58.1 "
Engine 2.5L I-4 2.4L I-4
Horsepower 175 @ 5,600 rpm 185 @ 6,000 rpm
Torque 180 @ 3,900 rpm 178 @ 4,000 rpm
Fuel economy - city 23 mpg N/A
Fuel economy - highway 32 mpg N/A
Bore-and-Stroke 3.50 / 3.94 " 3.46 / 3.82 "
Curb weight 3,180 lbs. 3,252 lbs.
Gross vehicle weight rating (GVWR) 4,279 lbs. 4,497 lbs.
Maximum Trailer Weight 1,000 lbs. N/A
Wheelbase 109.3 " 110.4 "
Front track 61.0 " 63.5 "
Rear track 61.0 " 63.8 "
Turning radius 18.1 ' 17.9 '
Drag coefficient .31 .27
Front legroom 44.1 " 45.5 "
Rear legroom 35.8 " 35.6 "
Front headroom 40.6 " 40.4 "
Rear headroom 36.8 " 38.0 "
Front hiproom 56.8 " 55.3 "
Rear hiproom 52.5 " 56.1 "
Front shoulder room 55.7 " 57.9 "
Rear shoulder room 55.5 " 56.5 "
Luggage volume 15.3 cu.ft. 16.3 cu.ft.
Luggage volume (max) 15.3 cu.ft. 16.3 cu.ft.
Passenger volume 101 cu.ft. 106 cu.ft.
Fuel tank 20.0 gal. 18.5 gal.