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1996 Nissan Altima

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Pricing
Original MSRP $16,054
Original MSRP $21,419
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Overall Rating by CarGurus users Show all ratings
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4.5 ⁄ 5
Based on 10 reviews
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Performance Rating
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Quality Rating
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Appearance Rating
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Looks/Style Rating
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Fuel Economy Rating
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Front Seats Rating
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Back Seats Rating
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Powertrain
Drivetrain
FWD
FWD
FWD
FWD
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Fuel Economy, City
18 MPG
21 MPG
18 MPG
19 MPG
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Fuel Economy, Highway
26 MPG
28 MPG
26 MPG
25 MPG
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Fuel Tank Volume 15 gal 18 gal --
Engine
2.4L 150 hp I4
2.4L 150 hp I4
3.0L 190 hp V6
3.0L 190 hp V6
Fuel Type
Gasoline
Gasoline
Gasoline
Gasoline
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Power
150 hp @ 5,600 RPM
150 hp @ 5,600 RPM
190 hp @ 5,600 RPM
190 hp @ 5,600 RPM
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Torque
154 lb-ft @ 4,400 RPM
154 lb-ft @ 4,400 RPM
205 lb-ft @ 4,000 RPM
205 lb-ft @ 4,000 RPM
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Cylinders
4 cylinders
4 cylinders
6 cylinders
6 cylinders
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Compression Ratio
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10:1
10:1
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Displacement
2,400 cc
2,400 cc
3,000 cc
3,000 cc
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Bore x Stroke
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3.66 in x 2.89 in
3.66 in x 2.89 in
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Safety
ABS Brakes Optional Optional --
Driver Airbag Standard Standard --
Passenger Airbag Standard Standard --
NHTSA Crash Test Results
Front Driver 4 stars 4 stars --
Front Passenger 4 stars 3 stars --
Comfort and Convenience
Sunroof/Moonroof -- Optional --
Leather Seats -- Optional --
Air Conditioning Optional Standard --
CD Player -- Optional --
Cassette Player Optional Standard --
Radio Optional Standard --
Power Windows -- Standard --
Power Door Locks -- Standard --
Driver Power Seats -- Optional --
Passenger Power Seats Optional Standard --
Interior
Maximum Seating 5 seats 5 seats --
Front Legroom 42.6 in 43.9 in --
Back Legroom 34.7 in 34.3 in --
Exterior
Length 180.5 in 187.7 in --
Width 67.1 in 69.7 in --
Height 55.9 in 55.7 in --
Wheelbase 103.1 in 106.3 in --