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User Ranking Drivers and owners ranked these cars in 9 categories.

New Car Pricing New listing price comparison and analysis.

2020 Nissan Altima
2.0 Platinum FWD
MSRP
$35,180
Invoice
$32,769
Average Price Paid
$32,535
525 listings nationwide

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2002 Saturn S-Series
3 Dr SC1 Coupe
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2.0 Platinum FWD
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3 Dr SC1 Coupe
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Used Car Pricing Used listing price comparison and analysis.

2020 Nissan Altima
2.0 Platinum FWD
CarGurus Instant Market Value
$32,962
16 listings nationwide

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2002 Saturn S-Series
3 Dr SC1 Coupe
CarGurus Instant Market Value
$13,545
7 listings nationwide

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Expert Reviews Reviews from CarGurus experts.

2020 Nissan Altima
2.0 Platinum FWD
Cherise Threewitt Preview:

The Nissan Altima, which was fully redesigned for 2019, gets a handful of feature updates for 2020 in order to help it compete against the likes of the Toyota Camry, Honda Accord, Hyun...

2002 Saturn S-Series
3 Dr SC1 Coupe

Taking its cue from the Soup Nazi in "Seinfeld," Saturn said no more S-Series wagons for you in 2002. More importantly, 2002 marked the last year of production for the S-Series. This m...

User Reviews Reviews from CarGurus users who have driven or owned the car.

2020 Nissan Altima
2.0 Platinum FWD
20
Speederinred writes:
Back Seats Ranked 2020 Toyota Camry worse.
"More comfortable "
Family Car Ranked 2020 Toyota Camry worse.
"Seemed roomier with outlets in back"
2002 Saturn S-Series
3 Dr SC1 Coupe
5
GuruRR1RY writes:
Most reliable fun car Ive ever owned... hands down!
Cargo Capacity Ranked 2002 Honda Accord EX worse.
"Lots of room"
Family Car Ranked 2002 Honda Accord EX better.
"4 door as opposed to the 3 door smaller interior of the Sc2"
Kmcdaniel196 writes:
Great looking and rides really nice and is very good on gas.
205
STouchton 2002 Saturn S-Series 3 Dr SC1 CoupeReview:

Reliable And Efficient — This was my first financed car. I was always happy with it, and it never left me stranded anywhere. ...

Specs

2020 Nissan Altima
2.0 Platinum FWD
2002 Saturn S-Series
3 Dr SC1 Coupe
Powertrain Continuously Variable Transmission
Drivetrain
FWD
FWD
FWD
Fuel Economy, City
25 MPG
23 MPG
25 MPG
Fuel Economy, Highway
34 MPG
32 MPG
36 MPG
Fuel Tank Volume 16.2 gal 12 gal
Engine
Fuel Type
Gasoline
Gasoline
Gasoline
Power
248 hp @ 5,600 RPM
100 hp @ 5,000 RPM
100 hp @ 5,000 RPM
Torque
273 lb-ft @ 1,600 RPM
114 lb-ft @ 2,400 RPM
114 lb-ft @ 2,400 RPM
Cylinders
4 cylinders
4 cylinders
4 cylinders
Compression Ratio
8:1
9.3:1
9.3:1
Displacement
2,000 cc
1,900 cc
1,900 cc
Bore x Stroke
3.31 in x 3.55 in
3.23 in x 3.54 in
3.23 in x 3.54 in
Safety
ABS Brakes Standard Optional
Driver Airbag Standard Standard
Passenger Airbag Standard Standard
Front Side Airbags Standard --
Rear Side Airbags Standard --
Curtain Airbags Standard Optional
NHTSA Crash Test Results
Front Driver -- 5 stars
Front Passenger -- 5 stars
Side Driver -- 3 stars
Side Rear Passenger -- 2 stars
Rollover (pre-2011) -- 4 stars
Overall 4 stars --
Front Crash Overall 4 stars --
Front Crash Driver 5 stars --
Front Crash Passenger 4 stars --
Side Crash Overall 5 stars --
Side Barrier Driver 4 stars --
Side Barrier Passenger 5 stars --
Side Pole Driver 5 stars --
Comfort and Convenience
Sunroof/Moonroof Standard Optional
Air Conditioning Standard Optional
CD Player -- Standard
CD Changer -- Optional
Cassette Player -- Optional
Radio Standard Standard
Power Windows Standard Optional
Power Door Locks Standard Optional
Driver Power Seats Standard --
Passenger Power Seats Standard Optional
Interior
Maximum Seating 5 seats 4 seats
Front Legroom 43.8 in 42.6 in
Back Legroom 35.2 in 31 in
Payload and Towing
Cargo Volume 15.4 cu ft 11.4 cu ft
Maximum Payload 962 lbs --
Standard Towing Capacity -- 1,000 lbs
Maximum Towing Capacity -- 1,000 lbs
Exterior
Length 192.9 in 180.5 in
Width 72.9 in 68.2 in
Height 56.8 in 53 in
Wheelbase 111.2 in 102.4 in

Available Options

2020 Nissan Altima
2.0 Platinum FWD

Exterior Colors

  • Brilliant Silver Metallic
  • Gun Metallic
  • Pearl White Tricoat
  • Scarlet Ember Tintcoat
  • Storm Blue Metallic
  • Super Black
2002 Saturn S-Series
3 Dr SC1 Coupe

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