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Here's how the 2001 Nissan Altima and the 2001 Oldsmobile Alero measure up.
4dr Sdn XE Manual
$15,140
Starting MSRP
$17,210
Starting MSRP

Overview

Door
4-door 2-door -
Seats
5 5 -
Engine

155.0-hp, 2.4-liter, 4 Cylinder Engine(Gasoline Fuel)

150.0-hp, 2.4-liter, 4 Cylinder Engine(Gasoline Fuel)

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Combined MPG
0 0 -
Size
186.0" length, 56.0" height 186.7" length, 54.5" height -
Drivetrain
Front Wheel Drive Front Wheel Drive -

Exterior color

Exterior color

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Interior color

Interior color

Medium Mocha

Pewter Gray

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Transmissions

Transmissions

M/T

5-Speed M/T

M/T

A/T

5-Speed M/T

4-Speed A/T

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Vehicle

EPA Classification
Compact Compact -

Wheels

Rear Wheel Size
15 x 6 in 15 x 6.0 in -
Spare Wheel Size
15 x 4 in 15 x -TBD- in -
Spare Wheel Material
N/A Steel -
Front Wheel Size
15 x 6 in 15 x 6.0 in -
Front Wheel Material
Steel Steel -
Rear Wheel Material
Steel Steel -

Electrical

Cold Cranking Amps @ 0° F (Primary)
550 600 -
Maximum Alternator Capacity (amps)
100 102 -

Engine

SAE Net Horsepower @ RPM
155 @ 5600 150 @ 5600 -
Engine Type
Gas I4 Gas L4 -
SAE Net Torque @ RPM
156 @ 4400 155 @ 4400 -
Displacement
2.4L/146 2.4L/146 -

Mileage

Fuel Economy Est-Combined
N/A N/A -
Cruising Range - City
365.70 mi 300.30 mi -
EPA Fuel Economy Est - City
23 (2000) MPG 21 MPG -
Cruising Range - Hwy
492.90 mi 457.60 mi -
EPA MPG Equivalent - Combined
N/A N/A -
EPA MPG Equivalent - City
N/A N/A -
EPA Fuel Economy Est - Hwy
31 (2000) MPG 32 MPG -
EPA MPG Equivalent - Hwy
N/A N/A -

Suspension

Suspension Type - Front
Independent Strut MacPherson Strut -
Suspension Type - Rear
Independent Strut MacPherson Strut -
Suspension Type - Rear (Cont.)
w/Coil Springs Tri-Link -
Suspension Type - Front (Cont.)
w/Coil Springs w/Coil Springs -

Brakes

Disc - Front (Yes or )
Yes Yes -
Brake ABS System (Second Line)
N/A N/A -
Rear Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness
- 10.9 x 0.4 in -
Disc - Rear (Yes or )
- Yes -
Brake ABS System
- 4-Wheel -
Brake Type
Power Pwr -
Front Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness
11.4 x 0.87 in 10.9 x 1.0 in -
Drum - Rear (Yes or )
Yes - -

Fuel Tank

Aux Fuel Tank Capacity, Approx
N/A N/A -
Fuel Tank Capacity, Approx
15.9 gal 14.3 gal -

Steering

Turning Diameter - Wall to Wall
40.0 ft 37.2 ft -
Steering Type
Pwr Rack & Pinion Pwr Rack & Pinion -
Turning Diameter - Curb to Curb
37.4 ft 35.1 ft -
Lock to Lock Turns (Steering)
2.7 2.6 -
Steering Ratio (:1), Overall
17.0 14.7 -

Tires

Front Tire Size
P195/65R15 P215/60R15 -
Rear Tire Size
P195/65R15 P215/60R15 -
Spare Tire Size
T125/70D15 T125/70D15 -

Trailering

Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Trailer Wt.
- N/A -
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Tongue Wt.
- N/A -
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Trailer Wt.
1000 lbs N/A -
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Tongue Wt.
110 lbs N/A -

Weight Information

Base Curb Weight
2851 lbs 2973 lbs -

Dimensions

Min Ground Clearance
4.7 in 5.0 in -
Trunk Volume
13.8 ft³ 14.6 ft³ -
Track Width, Rear
58.9 in 59.3 in -
Length, Overall
186.0 in 186.7 in -
Second Shoulder Room
54.8 in 54.6 in -
Front Head Room
39.4 in 38.4 in -
Track Width, Front
59.3 in 59.1 in -
Front Leg Room
42.0 in 42.2 in -
Height, Overall
56.0 in 54.5 in -
Front Hip Room
52.5 in 50.9 in -
Front Shoulder Room
55.7 in 53.6 in -
Liftover Height
29.1 in 28.5 in -
Wheelbase
103.1 in 107.0 in -
Second Hip Room
52.6 in 51.2 in -
Second Head Room
37.7 in 36.5 in -
Second Leg Room
33.9 in 35.5 in -
Passenger Volume
94.0 ft³ 92.6 ft³ -
Passenger Capacity
5 5 -
Width, Max w/o mirrors
69.1 in 70.1 in -

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