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Old 01-18-2004, 06:53 PM
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what's the difference between a 2.5 and a 2.5s?

I thought the 2.5s was the equivalent of the gxe. What's w/ just the 2.5? Is that an XE? It looks like it has all the same stuff that the 2.5 S has. Anyone?
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never seen a 2.5 base
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Everything the same in the engine & interior, its just the radio and CD changer is optional on the 2.5 and standard on the 2.5S
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I have a 2.5S and no CD changer^^
All I know is I have a Conv.Package and that has a bunch of features that a few friends of mine don't have on their 2.5S'
-Dual Auto Power Windows
-Auto Dimming Mirror w/compass
-Radio contols on steering wheel
-16inch Rims
-Trip computer w/temp gauge


That's all I can think of.......
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I have 2.5S with convenience package and I got a sunroof with it also. No auto dimming mirror though.
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also in the base there is manual mirror controls, and no A/C and remote trunk release. I haven't seen a base model, pretty much around here in chicago people go with the 2.5S and rarely see any 3.5's
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I have 2.5S with convenience package and I got a sunroof with it also. No auto dimming mirror though.
Yeah, I think I would rather have the sunroof, my tint so dark, who knows if my mirror even works
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I have a 2.5S and no CD changer^^
My mistake I ment to say CD player, here are the list of differences

http://autos.msn.com/research/vip/sp...IP&tab=2&sub=2

http://autos.msn.com/research/vip/sp...IP&tab=2&sub=3
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The 2.5 base was only available in 2002, and it basically had no power stuff if I recall. It was a fleet vehicle mostly, and hardly any were sold.
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Bunch of confusion if you ask me...Manufactures do this to confuse us all. Especially when price comparision shopping from dealer to dealer...
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Yeah^ I bet they do...
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The 2.5 doesn't have wheels either, hubcaps.
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I have a 02 2.5S, and I dont have Auto Dimming Mirror
w/compass, but i do have Convenience package.

The convenience package is so convenient if you know what I mean.
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The 2.5 (base) was basically something Nissan included so that they could say the Altima "started at 17K".....it had no power windows/locks, no air-condition, no radio/CD, no cruise-control. They probably made less than 100 or so because I doubt anyone would want to buy them.
So in reality the "base" altima is the 2.5S (without the Convenience Package)
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The 2.5 (base) was basically something Nissan included so that they could say the Altima "started at 17K".....it had no power windows/locks, no air-condition, no radio/CD, no cruise-control.
Who would want a car like that? Talk about being boring as hell to drive.......no A/C or radio. That would be depressing to see that dash with all of those spaces for options and nothing there but plastic!
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