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Ford Taurus vs. Nissan Altima Price Comparison (MSRP)

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Ford Taurus vs. Nissan Altima Invoice Comparison

Lowest Total Price: $37,410

Nissan Altima 3.5 SL   
Difference: $8,025

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  Down Payment Interest Rate Term
Model Year20182018
ModelTaurusAltima
TrimSHO3.5 SL
Body4dr Sedan4dr Sedan
Base Price $42,770 $35,510
Navigation system 795  
Sunroof 995  
Floor mats   235
Rear spoiler   405
Illuminated door sill trim plates   375
Navigation system 755  
Sunroof 945  
Floor mats   0
Rear spoiler   344
Illuminated door sill trim plates   0
Options (change) 1,790 1,015
Options (change) 1,700 344
Destination 875 885
Total Price $45,435 $37,410

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TrueDelta Value Comparison: Ford Taurus vs. Nissan Altima

Lowest Adjusted Price and Invoice: Nissan Altima 3.5 SL
TrueDelta Adjusted Price Difference: $5,660
TrueDelta Adjusted Invoice Difference: $39,526
Model Year20182018
ModelTaurusAltima
TrimSHO3.5 SL
Body4dr Sedan4dr Sedan
Engine365hp V6270hp V6
TransmissionT6CVT-7
DrivetrainAWDFWD
EPA Fuel Economy (city/highway)17/25 MPG22/32 MPG
Audio (watts, speakers)390, 12?, 9
Tire (rear if not all the same)245/45-20235/45-18
Total Price$45,435$37,410
Adjustments for Features-2,3650
Feature-Adjusted Total Price$43,070$37,410

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Features Comparison: Ford Taurus vs. Nissan Altima

Model Year20182018
ModelTaurusAltima
TrimSHO3.5 SL
Body4dr Sedan4dr Sedan
Transmission and Drivetrain 
6-speed manually-shiftable automatic$1100 
7-speed manually-shiftable CVT $1100
AWD$1700 
FWD $0
Accessories 
Adaptive cruise control $750
Cruise control$250 
Keyless entry keypad$50 
Power-adjustable pedals$125 
Remote window/roof operation $15
Sunshade, rear, power$225 
Tilt/telescoping steering wheel, manual $250
Tilt/telescoping steering wheel, power$350 
Brakes, Airbags, and Other Safety 
911 assist$25 
Automatic braking, high-speed or partial $200
Curve control$50 
Obstacle detection, front $200
Predictive forward collision warning $250
Rollover sensor$50 
Safety key$5 
Vehicle health reports$0 
Cargo Management 
Cargo mat $40
Cargo net$40 
Climate Control and Infotainment 
HD radio$50 
Rain-sensing wipers$175 
Surround sound$250 
Telematics service, such as OnStar $300
Variable intermittent wipers $75
Voice control for external devices$0 
Instruments, Lights, and Mirrors 
Auto-dimming driver-side mirror$75 
Auto-dimming headlights$200 
Fog lights $125
Large color reconfigurable instrument cluster display$250 
LED headlights, single projector or low beam only $750
Turn signals on or near mirrors $25
Xenon HID headlights$500 
Seats and Interior Trim 
Cooled or ventilated front seats$300 
Door sill trim plates$100 
Heated second row seats$200 
Illuminated door sill trim plates $200
Memory system, driver seat$200 
Metal pedals$75 
Power height adjuster, passenger seat$100 
Power lumbar adjuster, passenger seat$100 
Power tilt adjuster, passenger seat$100 
Synthetic suede inserts in leather seating surfaces$0 
Suspension, Wheels, and Tires 
Alloy wheels $350
Machined alloy wheels$350 
Sport suspension (upgrade)$0 
Total Value of Features$6,995$4,630
Value of Feature Adjustments$2,365$0
Value of Feature Adjustments-2,2380

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Specifications Comparison: Ford Taurus vs. Nissan Altima

Model Year20182018
ModelTaurusAltima
Body4dr Sedan4dr Sedan
Wheelbase112.9 in109.3 in
Length202.9 in191.9 in
Width76.2 in72.0 in
Height60.7 in57.8 in
Curb Weight4,343 lb.3,412 lb.
Fuel Capacity20.0 gal.18.0 gal.
Row 1 Headroom39.0 in40.0 in
Row 1 Shoulder Room57.9 in56.4 in
Row 1 Hip Room56.3 in54.0 in
Row 1 Legroom41.9 in45.0 in
Row 2 Headroom37.8 in37.1 in
Row 2 Shoulder Room56.9 in56.4 in
Row 2 Hip Room55.8 in52.1 in
Row 2 Legroom38.1 in36.1 in
Cargo Volume20.1 ft315.4 ft3

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Option Package Details
Ford Taurus SHO

Navigation system
FeatureValueRequested?
Navigation system600Yes
Voice control for nav and audio75Yes
Traffic + travel information25Yes
Total Requested700100%
Total Not Requested00%

Option Package Details
Nissan Altima 3.5 SL

Floor mats
FeatureValueRequested?
Floor mats75Yes
Cargo mat40No
Total Requested7565%
Total Not Requested4035%

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