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Here's how the 2016 Nissan Altima and the 2016 Nissan Maxima measure up.
4dr Sdn I4 2.5
$22,500
Starting MSRP
4dr Sdn 3.5 S
$32,510
Starting MSRP

Overview

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

182.0-hp, 2.5-liter, 4 Cylinder Engine(Gasoline Fuel)

300.0-hp, 3.5-liter, V6 Cylinder Engine(Gasoline Fuel)

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Combined MPG
31 25 -
Size
191.9" length, 57.8" height 192.8" length, 56.5" height -
Drivetrain
Front Wheel Drive Front Wheel Drive -

Exterior color

Exterior color

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Interior color

Interior color

Grey-Violet

Medium Grey

Grey-Violet

Medium Grey

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Transmissions

Transmissions

CVT Transmission

A/T

CVT Transmission

A/T

Transmission w/Dual Shift Mode

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Vehicle

EPA Classification
Midsize Cars Midsize Cars -

Wheels

Spare Wheel Size
Compact in Compact in -
Front Wheel Material
Steel Aluminum -
Spare Wheel Material
Steel Steel -
Rear Wheel Material
Steel Aluminum -
Front Wheel Size
16 X 7 in 18 X 8 in -
Rear Wheel Size
16 X 7 in 18 X 8 in -

Electrical

Maximum Alternator Capacity (amps)
110 150 -
Cold Cranking Amps @ 0° F (Primary)
550 N/A -

Engine

SAE Net Horsepower @ RPM
182 @ 6000 300 @ 6400 -
SAE Net Torque @ RPM
180 @ 4000 261 @ 4400 -
Engine Type
Regular Unleaded I-4 Premium Unleaded V-6 -
Displacement
2.5 L/152 3.5 L/213 -

Mileage

EPA Fuel Economy Est - City
27 MPG 22 MPG -
EPA Fuel Economy Est - Hwy
39 MPG 30 MPG -
Cruising Range - City
486.00 mi 396.00 mi -
EPA MPG Equivalent - City
N/A N/A -
Cruising Range - Hwy
702.00 mi 540.00 mi -
Fuel Economy Est-Combined
31 MPG 25 MPG -
EPA MPG Equivalent - Hwy
N/A N/A -
EPA MPG Equivalent - Combined
N/A N/A -

Suspension

Suspension Type - Rear (Cont.)
Multi-Link Multi-Link -
Suspension Type - Front
Strut Strut -
Suspension Type - Rear
Multi-Link Multi-Link -
Suspension Type - Front (Cont.)
Strut Strut -

Brakes

Disc - Front (Yes or )
Yes Yes -
Front Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness
11.7 in 12.6 in -
Brake ABS System (Second Line)
N/A N/A -
Drum - Rear (Yes or )
N/A N/A -
Rear Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness
11.5 in 12.1 in -
Brake Type
4-Wheel Disc 4-Wheel Disc -
Disc - Rear (Yes or )
Yes Yes -
Brake ABS System
4-Wheel 4-Wheel -

Fuel Tank

Fuel Tank Capacity, Approx
18 gal 18 gal -
Aux Fuel Tank Capacity, Approx
N/A N/A -

Steering

Turning Diameter - Curb to Curb
36.1 ft N/A -
Steering Type
Rack-Pinion Rack-Pinion -
Turning Diameter - Wall to Wall
N/A N/A -
Steering Ratio (:1), Overall
N/A N/A -
Lock to Lock Turns (Steering)
N/A N/A -

Tires

Front Tire Size
P215/60TR16 P245/45VR18 -
Spare Tire Size
Compact Compact -
Rear Tire Size
P215/60TR16 P245/45VR18 -

Trailering

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

Weight Information

Base Curb Weight
3197 lbs 3471 lbs -

Dimensions

Width, Max w/o mirrors
72 in 73.2 in -
Wheelbase
109.3 in 109.3 in -
Second Shoulder Room
56.4 in 55.7 in -
Min Ground Clearance
5.4 in 5.3 in -
Front Leg Room
45 in 45 in -
Front Hip Room
54 in 54.2 in -
Trunk Volume
15.4 ft³ 14.3 ft³ -
Passenger Volume
101.9 ft³ 98.6 ft³ -
Passenger Capacity
5 5 -
Second Head Room
37.1 in 36.7 in -
Height, Overall
57.8 in 56.5 in -
Liftover Height
N/A N/A -
Front Shoulder Room
56.4 in 56.7 in -
Length, Overall
191.9 in 192.8 in -
Second Leg Room
36.1 in 34.2 in -
Track Width, Rear
62.4 in 62.4 in -
Track Width, Front
62.4 in 62.4 in -
Second Hip Room
52.1 in 53.5 in -
Front Head Room
40 in 39.4 in -

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