Nissan Altima vs. Buick Regal

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Key Specs

Kelley Blue Book Value

Kelley Blue Book
$23,260
$24,990

Expert Rating

Owner Reviews

Owner Reviews

Horsepower

Horsepower
179 hp
250 hp

Bluetooth

Bluetooth
Optional

BackUp Camera

BackUp Camera

Engine Type

Engine Type
2.5L DOHC 16
2.0L turbo DOHC 4

Interior Features

Alarm

Alarm

BackUp Camera

BackUp Camera

Keyless Entry

Keyless Entry

Power Mirrors

Power Mirrors

Steering Wheel Controls

Steering Wheel Controls

Cruise Control

Cruise Control

Power Windows

Power Windows

Front Leg Room

Front Leg Room
45 in.
42.1 in.

Front Head Room

Front Head Room
40 in.
38.8 in.

Rear Leg Room

Rear Leg Room
36.1 in.
36.9 in.

Second Head Room

Second Head Room
37.1 in.
37.4 in.

Bluetooth

Bluetooth
Optional

MP3 Player

MP3 Player
Optional
Optional

AUX Input

AUX Input

CD Player

CD Player
Optional

Standard Seat

Standard Seat

Exterior Features

Standard Wheels

Standard Wheels
Aluminum

Tire Width

Tire Width
P215/60TR16
P225/55R17

Wheelbase

Wheelbase
109.3 in.
111.4 in.

Turning Radius

Turning Radius
37.4 ft.
39 ft.

Length

Length
191.9 in.
192.9 in.

Width

Width
72 in.
73.3 in.

Mechanical Specs

Weight

Weight
3212 lbs.
3748 lbs.

Horsepower

Horsepower
179 hp
250 hp

Torque

Torque
177 ft. lbs.
260 ft. lbs.

4wheel Disc Brakes

4wheel Disc Brakes

Engine Cylinders

Engine Cylinders
4 Cylinder

Drivetrain

Drivetrain
Front Wheel Drive

Fuel Capacity

Fuel Capacity
18 gal.
16.3 gal.

Combined

Combined
33 mpg
27 mpg

City

City
27 mpg
22 mpg

Highway

Highway
38 mpg
32 mpg

Safety Features

Spare Tire

Spare Tire
Temporary Spare Tire

ABS Brakes

ABS Brakes

Automatic Headlights

Automatic Headlights

Tire Pressure Monitor System

Tire Pressure Monitor System

Child Safety Locks

Child Safety Locks

Stability Control

Stability Control

Automated Emergency Braking

Automated Emergency Braking

Tech Specs

Vehicle Name

Vehicle Name
Nissan Altima
Buick Regal Sportback

Body Style

Body Style
Sedan
Sedan

Drivetrain

Drivetrain
Front Wheel Drive
Front Wheel Drive

EPA Classification

EPA Classification
Mid-Size Cars
Large Cars

Passenger Capacity

Passenger Capacity
5
5

Passenger Volume

Passenger Volume
101.9 ft³.
3748 lbs.

Base Curb Weight

Base Curb Weight
3212 lbs.
6.8

Fuel Economy Est-Combined

Fuel Economy Est-Combined
31 mpg.
26 mpg.

EPA Fuel Economy Est - City

EPA Fuel Economy Est - City
27 mpg.
22 mpg.

EPA Fuel Economy Est - Hwy

EPA Fuel Economy Est - Hwy
38 mpg.
32 mpg.

Engine Type

Engine Type
Regular Unleaded I-4
LTG

Displacement

Displacement
2.5 L/152
Turbocharged Gas I4

Fuel System

Fuel System
Sequential MPI
2.0L/122

Trans Type

Trans Type
1
Direct Injection

Trans Description Cont.

Trans Description Cont.
CVT w/OD
M3D

First Gear Ratio (:1)

First Gear Ratio (:1)
2.63 - 0.38
9

Reverse Ratio (:1)

Reverse Ratio (:1)
0.74
Automatic

Final Drive Axle Ratio (:1)

Final Drive Axle Ratio (:1)
4.83
2.89

Cold Cranking Amps @ 0° F (Primary)

Cold Cranking Amps @ 0° F (Primary)
550
MacPherson Strut

Tons/yr of CO2 Emissions @ 15K mi/year

Tons/yr of CO2 Emissions @ 15K mi/year
5.6
4-Link

Maximum Alternator Capacity (amps)

Maximum Alternator Capacity (amps)
110
N/A mm.

Suspension Type - Front

Suspension Type - Front
Strut
N/A mm.

Suspension Type - Rear

Suspension Type - Rear
Multi-Link
RA9

Suspension Type - Front (Cont.)

Suspension Type - Front (Cont.)
Strut
RA9

Suspension Type - Rear (Cont.)

Suspension Type - Rear (Cont.)
Multi-Link
P225/55R17

Front Tire Size

Front Tire Size
P215/60TR16
P225/55R17

Rear Tire Size

Rear Tire Size
P215/60TR16
17 in.

Spare Tire Size

Spare Tire Size
Compact
17 in.

Front Wheel Size

Front Wheel Size
16 X 7 in.
Aluminum

Rear Wheel Size

Rear Wheel Size
16 X 7 in.
Aluminum

Spare Wheel Size

Spare Wheel Size
Compact in.
Electric Rack & Pinion

Front Wheel Material

Front Wheel Material
Aluminum - Steel
39.0 ft.

Rear Wheel Material

Rear Wheel Material
Aluminum - Steel
N/A ft.

Spare Wheel Material

Spare Wheel Material
Steel
Pwr

Steering Type

Steering Type
Rack-Pinion
4-Wheel

Turning Diameter - Curb to Curb

Turning Diameter - Curb to Curb
37.4 ft.
Yes

Brake Type

Brake Type
4-Wheel Disc
Yes

Brake ABS System

Brake ABS System
4-Wheel
16 in.

Disc - Front

Disc - Front
Yes
16 in.

Disc - Rear

Disc - Rear
Yes
16.3 gal.

Front Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness

Front Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness
11.7 in.
38.8 in.

Rear Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness

Rear Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness
11.5 in.
42.1 in.

Fuel Tank Capacity, Approx

Fuel Tank Capacity, Approx
18 gal.
56.9 in.

Front Head Room

Front Head Room
40 in.
55.2 in.

Front Leg Room

Front Leg Room
45 in.
37.4 in.

Front Shoulder Room

Front Shoulder Room
56.4 in.
36.9 in.

Front Hip Room

Front Hip Room
54 in.
55.4 in.

Second Head Room

Second Head Room
37.1 in.
54.1 in.

Second Leg Room

Second Leg Room
36.1 in.
111.4 in.

Second Shoulder Room

Second Shoulder Room
56.4 in.
192.9 in.

Second Hip Room

Second Hip Room
52.1 in.
73.3 in.

Wheelbase

Wheelbase
109.3 in.
57.3 in.

Length, Overall

Length, Overall
191.9 in.
62.8 in.

Width, Max w/o mirrors

Width, Max w/o mirrors
72 in.
63.0 in.

Height, Overall

Height, Overall
57.8 in.
31.5 ft³.

Track Width, Front

Track Width, Front
62.4 in.
60.7 ft³.

Track Width, Rear

Track Width, Rear
62.4 in.
Regal

Min Ground Clearance

Min Ground Clearance
5.4 in.
Intermediate

Trunk Volume

Trunk Volume
15.4 ft³.
Hatchback

Model Group

Model Group
Altima
2.0

Vehicle Segment

Vehicle Segment
Intermediate
DOHC

Vehicle Type

Vehicle Type
Sedan
aluminum

Engine Displacement Units

Engine Displacement Units
2.5
4

Engine Camshaft

Engine Camshaft
DOHC
4