What are the specifications for a 2005 Nissan Altima?


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The 2005 Nissan Altima was a four-door, front wheel drive sports sedan typically powered by a 2.5-liter inline-four or 3.5-liter V6 engine. The Altima was designed with sporty handling and style in mind, though it suffered from high interior road noise and had fewer safety features than competing sedans.

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What are the specifications for a 2005 Nissan Altima?
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The Nissan Altima was offered in five trims for the 2005 model year. The base model and S trims were powered by the inline-four engine that produced 175 peak horsepower, while the SE and SL models came with the larger V6 that output 250 peak horsepower. The SE-R trim was also powered by a 3.5L V6, but this version was tuned to produce an extra 10 horsepower. The SE-R also came with upgraded brakes, a stiffened sport suspension and a high-flow exhaust to maximize performance.

Performance of the 2005 Nissan Altima was high compared to similar models, with the SE-R in particular posting impressive numbers for the class. Several automotive publications reported 0 to 60 time of six seconds for this performance-oriented model. However, the Nissan Altima lacked safety features that had become common on sedans from other manufacturers. Stability control systems were not available on the 2005 Altima, and anti-lock brake systems were an optional extra rather than standard.

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