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1997 Nissan Altima

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XE 97.5 4dr Sedan XE Manual

Brakes

Drum - Rear (Yes or ) Yes
Front Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in) 10.9 x 0.87
Rear Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in) 10.1 x 0.35
Rear Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in)
Drum - Rear (Yes or )
Brake ABS System 4-Wheel
Brake Type Power
Disc - Front (Yes or ) Yes
Disc - Rear (Yes or ) Yes
Brake ABS System
Disc - Rear (Yes or )
Rear Drum Diam x Width (in)
Rear Drum Diam x Width (in) 9.0 x - TBD -

Cargo Area Dimensions

Trunk Volume (ft³) 14.0

Cooling System

Total Cooling System Capacity (qts) 7.4

Electrical

Maximum Alternator Capacity (amps) 80
Cold Cranking Amps @ 0° F (Primary) 550

Engine

SAE Net Torque @ RPM 154 @ 4400
Engine Order Code
Engine Type Gas I4
Displacement 2.4L/146
Fuel System SFI
SAE Net Horsepower @ RPM 150 @ 5600

Exterior Dimensions

Length, Overall (in) 180.5
Track Width, Rear (in) 57.3
Track Width, Front (in) 57.7
Height, Overall (in) 55.9
Width, Max w/o mirrors (in) 67.1
Wheelbase (in) 103.1
Liftover Height (in) - TBD -
Min Ground Clearance (in) 4.6

Fuel Tank

Fuel Tank Capacity, Approx (gal) 15.9

Interior Dimensions

Front Shoulder Room (in) 54.8
Front Hip Room (in) 52.8
Second Head Room (in) 37.6
Second Leg Room (in) 34.7
Passenger Capacity 5
Second Shoulder Room (in) 54.0
Front Leg Room (in) 42.6
Passenger Volume (ft³) 93.8
Second Hip Room (in) 52.4
Front Head Room (in) 39.3

Mileage

EPA Fuel Economy Est - City (MPG) 24
EPA Fuel Economy Est - Hwy (MPG) 30

Steering

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

Summary

Vehicle Name Nissan Altima
Vehicle Name Nissan Altima
Body Style 4 Door Sedan XE

Suspension

Suspension Type - Front Independent Strut
Suspension Type - Rear Independent Strut
Suspension Type - Front (Cont.)
Suspension Type - Rear (Cont.)
Shock Absorber Diameter - Front (mm) 32
Shock Absorber Diameter - Rear (mm) 32
Stabilizer Bar Diameter - Front (in) 0.83
Stabilizer Bar Diameter - Rear (in) 0.59

Tires

Rear Tire Size P205/60R15
Rear Tire Order Code
Spare Tire Order Code
Spare Tire Size T125/70D15
Front Tire Size P205/60R15
Front Tire Order Code

Trailering

Dead Weight Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs) - TBD -
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs) - TBD -
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs) - TBD -
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs) - TBD -

Transmission

Seventh Gear Ratio (:1)
Fifth Gear Ratio (:1) 0.74
Fourth Gear Ratio (:1) 0.95
Third Gear Ratio (:1) 1.21
Second Gear Ratio (:1) 1.85
First Gear Ratio (:1) 3.29
Trans Description Cont. Again
Trans Description Cont. Manual w/OD
Trans Type 5
Trans Order Code
Drivetrain Front Wheel Drive
Final Drive Axle Ratio (:1) 3.65
Clutch Size (in) 8.86
Reverse Ratio (:1) 3.43
Sixth Gear Ratio (:1)

Vehicle

EPA Classification Compact

Weight Information

Base Curb Weight (lbs) 2800

Wheels

Spare Wheel Size (in) 15 x 4.0
Front Wheel Material Steel
Rear Wheel Material Aluminum
Rear Wheel Material Steel
Spare Wheel Material - TBD -
Front Wheel Size (in) 15 x 6.0
Front Wheel Material Aluminum
Rear Wheel Size (in) 15 x 6.0