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Selected Style 4-Door Sedan
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Trim

Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
4-Door Sedan 20 29 $15,916 $17,395
4-Door Sedan LS 20 29 $17,746 $19,395
4-Door Sedan LTZ 20 29 $18,066 $19,745
4-Door Sedan GXE Manual
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Transmission

Trim

Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
4-Door Sedan Automatic GXE 21 28 $20,814 $23,249
4-Door Sedan Manual SE 22 27 $20,916 $23,499
4-Door Sedan Automatic SE 21 28 $21,806 $24,499
4-Door Sedan Manual GXE 22 27 $19,470 $21,499
4-Door Sedan Automatic GLE 21 28 $23,943 $26,899
Pricing
Invoice Price
$15,916
$19,470
Manufacturer Suggested Retail Price
$17,395
$21,499
Monthly Payment Estimate
$290 / month
$358 / month
Dealer Price Quotes
The Car Connection's Take
TCC Rating
Fuel Economy
Fuel Economy - City 20 mpg 22 mpg
Fuel Economy - Highway 29 mpg 27 mpg
Vehicle
EPA Classification Mid-Size Mid-Size
Interior Dimensions
Front Leg Room (in) 42.4 43.9
Front Hip Room (in) 55.4 54.3
Second Leg Room (in) 36.6 34.3
Front Head Room (in) 38.4 40.1
Passenger Volume (ft³) 100.4 99.6
Second Hip Room (in) 55.3 55.9
Front Shoulder Room (in) 58.4 56.8
Second Head Room (in) 37.4 37.4
Passenger Capacity 6 5
Second Shoulder Room (in) 57.4 56.2
Exterior Dimensions
Track Width, Rear (in) 59.1 59.4
Wheelbase (in) 107.5 106.3
Liftover Height (in) 28.7 25.3
Width, Max w/o mirrors (in) 72.5 69.7
Track Width, Front (in) 59.5 60.2
Min Ground Clearance (in) 6.5 6.1
Length, Overall (in) 200.9 189.5
Height, Overall (in) 54.8 55.7
Cargo Area Dimensions
Trunk Volume (ft³) 15.7 14.5
Brakes
Rear Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in) NA 10.87 x 0.35
Brake Type Power Power
Rear Drum Diam x Width (in) 8.86 x 1.77 NA
Disc - Front (Yes or ) Yes Yes
Front Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in) 11.1 x 1.04 10.94 x 0.87
Drum - Rear (Yes or ) Yes NA
Brake ABS System NA NA
Disc - Rear (Yes or ) NA Yes
Fuel Tank
Fuel Tank Capacity, Approx (gal) 16.6 18.5
Steering
Steering Type Pwr Rack & Pinion Pwr Rack & Pinion
Lock to Lock Turns (Steering) 2.60 2.9
Turning Diameter - Wall to Wall (ft) 42.4 - TBD -
Steering Ratio (:1), Overall 16.1 16.7
Turning Diameter - Curb to Curb (ft) 36.7 34.8
Tires
Spare Tire Order Code NA NA
Rear Tire Size P205/70R15 P205/65SR15
Rear Tire Order Code NA NA
Front Tire Size P205/70R15 P205/65SR15
Spare Tire Size T125/70D16 T125/70D16
Front Tire Order Code NA NA
Trailering
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs) 100 100
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs) NA N/A
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs) 1000 1000
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs) NA N/A
Weight Information
Base Curb Weight (lbs) 3327 3012
Wheels
Rear Wheel Size (in) 15 x 6 15 x 6.0
Front Wheel Material Steel Steel
Spare Wheel Material Steel - TBD -
Front Wheel Size (in) 15 x 6 15 x 6.0
Spare Wheel Size (in) 16 x 4 16 x 4.0
Rear Wheel Material Steel Steel
Cooling System
Total Cooling System Capacity (qts) 12.2 6.8
Electrical
Maximum Alternator Capacity (amps) 100 110
Cold Cranking Amps @ 0° F (Primary) 600 356
Engine
SAE Net Torque @ RPM 185 @ 4000 205 @ 4000
Engine Order Code L82 NA
Displacement 3.1L/191 3.0L/182
SAE Net Horsepower @ RPM 160 @ 5200 190 @ 5600
Engine Type Gas V6 Gas V6
Fuel System SFI EFI
Mileage
EPA Fuel Economy Est - Hwy (MPG) 29 27
EPA Fuel Economy Est - City (MPG) 20 22
Transmission
Sixth Gear Ratio (:1) NA NA
First Gear Ratio (:1) 2.92 3.29
Clutch Size (in) NA 9.45
Third Gear Ratio (:1) 1.00 1.27
Trans Type 4 5
Fifth Gear Ratio (:1) NA 0.80
Seventh Gear Ratio (:1) NA NA
Trans Description Cont. Again Electronic NA
Drivetrain Front Wheel Drive Front Wheel Drive
Reverse Ratio (:1) 2.38 3.43
Second Gear Ratio (:1) 1.57 1.85
Trans Order Code MX0 NA
Final Drive Axle Ratio (:1) 3.29 3.82
Fourth Gear Ratio (:1) 0.70 0.95
Trans Description Cont. Automatic w/OD, Manual w/OD
Summary
Body Style 4 Door Sedan 4 Door Sedan GXE
Vehicle Name Chevrolet Lumina Nissan Maxima
Suspension
Suspension Type - Rear (Cont.) w/Coil Springs w/Coil Springs
Shock Absorber Diameter - Rear (mm) 35 25
Suspension Type - Front MacPherson Strut Independent Strut
Stabilizer Bar Diameter - Rear (in) 0.63 1.25
Suspension Type - Front (Cont.) w/Coil Springs w/Coil Springs
Shock Absorber Diameter - Front (mm) 35 32
Stabilizer Bar Diameter - Front (in) 1.26 0.79
Suspension Type - Rear MacPherson Strut Multi-Link Beam
 
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