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2011 Nissan Altima Hybrid 2011 Toyota Prius 2011 Hyundai Sonata
     
4dr Sdn I4 eCVT Hybrid
  • 4dr Sdn I4 eCVT Hybrid
5dr HB II (Natl)
  • 5dr HB II (Natl)
  • 5dr HB II (GS)
  • 5dr HB II (SE)
  • 5dr HB III (Natl)
  • 5dr HB III (GS)
  • 5dr HB III (SE)
  • 5dr HB IV (Natl)
  • 5dr HB IV (GS)
  • 5dr HB IV (SE)
  • 5dr HB V (Natl)
  • 5dr HB V (GS)
  • 5dr HB V (SE)
4dr Sdn 2.4 Man GLS
  • 4dr Sdn 2.4 Man GLS
  • 4dr Sdn 2.4 Auto GLS
  • 4dr Sdn 2.4 Auto SE
  • 4dr Sdn 2.0T Auto SE
  • 4dr Sdn 2.4 Auto Ltd
  • 4dr Sdn 2.4 Auto Ltd w/Wine Int
  • 4dr Sdn 2.0T Auto Ltd
  • 4dr Sdn 2.0T Auto Ltd w/Wine Int

Prices

MSRP $26,800 $23,520 $19,395
Invoice $25,116 $22,108 $18,593
Avg. Paid $16,837 $15,722 $12,487

U.S. News Scores

Overall 8.0 8.8 8.1
Critics' Rating 7.8 8.9 9.5
Performance 7.8 8.2 8.2
Interior 8.8 8.2 8.7
Operating Cost 8.5 8.8 8.3
Safety 8.5 9.3 9.6
Reliability 3.5 4.5 2.0

Pros & Cons

Pros
  • Impressive hybrid performance
  • Good fuel economy
  • Stellar fuel economy
  • Exceptional reliability rating
  • Versatile interior with lots of cargo space
  • Dramatic styling
  • High safety scores
  • Well-equipped, roomy interior
Cons
  • Powertrain can be loud
  • Low safety and reliability ratings
  • Some said steering felt artificial
  • Unique exterior may not appeal to all buyers
  • Some complaints of inexpensive cloth seat upholstery

General Specs

Transmission Automatic Automatic Manual
Drivetrain Front Wheel Drive Front Wheel Drive Front Wheel Drive
Fuel/Engine Gas/Electric I4 2.5L/- TBD - Gas/Electric I4 1.8L/110 Gas I4 2.4L/144
MPG 33 City / 33 Hwy 51 City / 48 Hwy 24 City / 35 Hwy

Exterior

Body

Body Style 4 Door Sedan 5 Door Liftback 4 Door Sedan

Dimensions

Wheelbase(in) 109.3 106.3 110.0
Length, Overall (in) 190.7 175.6 189.8
Width, Max w/o mirrors (in) 70.7 68.7 72.2
Height, Overall (in) 58.3 58.7 57.9

Doors & Windows

Rear Defrost Standard Standard Standard
Power Windows Standard Standard Standard

Exterior Features

Sun/Moon Roof Optional
Power Tilt/Sliding Sunroof Optional
Rear Spoiler Optional Standard

Measurements

Base Curb Weight (lbs) 3470 3042 3161

Tires & Wheels

Tires - Front All-Season Standard Standard Standard
Tires - Rear All-Season Standard Standard Standard
Compact Spare Tire Standard Standard Standard
Tire Pressure Monitoring System Standard Standard Standard
Aluminum Wheels Standard Standard
Wheel Locks Optional Optional
Steel Wheels Standard
Wheel Covers Standard Standard

Interior

Convenience & Comfort

Alarm Standard Standard
Auxiliary Pwr Outlet Standard Standard Standard
Back-Up Camera Optional
Cruise Control Standard Standard Standard
Vehicle Anti-Theft System Standard Standard
Auto-Off Headlights Optional Standard
Interior Cargo Shade Standard
Keyless Start Standard Standard
Front Reading Lamps Standard Standard Standard
Rear Reading Lamps Standard
Remote Engine Start Optional Optional
Adjustable Steering Wheel Standard Standard Standard
Steering Wheel Controls Optional Standard Standard
Leather Wrapped Steering Wheel Optional
Trip Computer Standard Standard Standard
Remote Trunk Release Standard Standard
Universal Garage Door Opener Optional Optional
Intermittent Wipers Standard Standard Standard
Variable Speed Intermittent Wipers Standard Standard Standard
Front Floor Mats Optional Optional Optional
Keyless Entry Standard Standard Standard
Power Door Locks Standard Standard Standard
Electrochromic rearview mirror Optional Optional Optional
Heated Mirrors Optional Standard Standard
Power Driver Mirror Standard Standard Standard
Driver Vanity Mirror Standard Standard Standard
Driver Illuminated Vanity Mirror Optional Standard Standard
Passenger Vanity Mirror Standard Standard Standard
Passenger Illuminated Visor Mirror Optional Standard Standard
Power Steering Standard Standard Standard

Dimensions

Passenger Capacity 5 5 5
Passenger Volume (cu. ft.) 100.7 93.7 103.8
Front Head Room (in) 40.6 38.6 40.0
Front Leg Room (in) 44.1 42.5 45.5
Front Shoulder Room (in) 55.7 54.9 57.9
Front Hip Room (in) 56.8 52.7 55.2
Second Head Room (in) 36.8 37.6 37.8
Second Leg Room (in) 35.8 36.0 34.6
Second Shoulder Room (in) 55.5 53.1 56.7
Second Hip Room (in) 52.5 51.2 54.9
Cargo Volume with Rear Seat Down (cu. ft.) - TBD -
Trunk Volume (cu. ft.) 10.1 16.4

Entertainment

AM/FM Stereo Standard Standard Standard
Auxiliary Audio Input Standard Standard Standard
CD Player Standard Standard Standard
MP3 Player Optional Standard Standard
Satellite Radio Optional Optional Standard
Premium Sound System Optional
Hard Disk Drive Optional

Heating & Cooling

Climate Control Standard Standard
Dual Zone A/C Standard
A/C Standard Standard Standard
Rear A/C Optional

Navigation & Communication

Navigation System Optional
Wireless Cell Phone Hookup Optional Optional Standard

Seats

Cloth Seats Standard Standard Standard
Leather Seats Optional
Heated Driver Seat Optional
Driver Lumbar Optional
Power Driver Seat Optional
Pass-Through Rear Seat Standard Standard
2nd Row Bench Seat Standard Standard Standard
Bucket Seats Standard Standard Standard

Safety

Airbags

Driver Air Bag Standard Standard Standard
Passenger Air Bag Standard Standard Standard
Side Head Air Bag Standard Standard Standard
Rear Head Air Bag Standard Standard Standard
Side Air Bag Standard Standard Standard

Brakes

4-Wheel ABS Standard Standard Standard
4-Wheel Disc Brakes Standard Standard Standard

Safety Features

Brake Assist Standard Standard Standard
Electronic Stability Control Standard Standard Standard
Daytime Running Lights Standard
Child Safety Locks Standard Standard Standard
Integrated Turn Signal Mirrors Optional
Traction Control Standard Standard Standard
Emergency Trunk Release Standard Standard

Mechanical

Engine & Performance

Front Wheel Drive Standard Standard Standard
4 Cylinder Engine Standard Standard Standard
Engine Type Gas/Electric I4 Gas/Electric I4 Gas I4
Displacement 2.5L/- TBD - 1.8L/110 2.4L/144
Horsepower (Net @ RPM) 158 @ 5200-6000 98 @ 5200/80 @ - TBD - 198 @ 6300
Torque (Net @ RPM) 162 @ 2800-4800/199 @ 0-1500 105 @ 4000/153 @ - TBD - 184 @ 4250
Transmission Continuously Variable CVT Manual w/OD
Turning diameter 36.1 - TBD - 35.8

Fuel

Hybrid Fuel Standard Standard
Gasoline Fuel Standard
EPA Fuel Economy Est - City (MPG) 33 51 24
EPA Fuel Economy Est - Hwy (MPG) 33 48 35
Fuel Tank Capacity, Approx (gal) 20.0 11.9 18.5

Suspension

Suspension Type - Front Independent Strut MacPherson Strut MacPherson
Suspension Type - Rear Multi-Link Torsion Beam Multi-Link
Suspension Type - Front (Cont.) w/Stabilizer Bar & Coil Springs w/Stabilizer bar w/Stabilizer Bar
Suspension Type - Rear (Cont.) w/Stabilizer Bar w/Stabilizer Bar

Transmission

Automatic Standard Standard
Continuously Variable Trans Standard Standard
Manual Standard
6-Speed Manual Standard