Compare 2001 Nissan Maxima vs 2001 Ford Taurus

2001 Nissan Maxima
2001 Ford Taurus
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4-Door Sedan Manual GXE
Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
4-Door Sedan Manual GXE 21 27 $19,430 $21,249
4-Door Sedan Automatic GXE 20 28 $20,745 $22,949
4-Door Sedan Manual SE 21 27 $21,433 $23,849
4-Door Sedan Automatic SE 20 28 $21,882 $24,349
4-Door Sedan Automatic GLE 20 28 $23,769 $26,449
4-Door Sedan Manual SE 20th Anniv 21 27 $24,342 $27,149
4-Door Sedan Automatic SE 20th Anniv 20 28 $24,791 $27,649
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4-Door Sedan LX
Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
4-Door Sedan LX 20 27 $17,356 $18,550
4-Door Sedan SE 20 27 $17,868 $19,325
4-Door Sedan SES 20 27 $18,781 $20,340
4-Door Wagon SE 18 26 $18,907 $20,480
4-Door Sedan SEL 18 27 $20,118 $21,825
Pricing
Invoice Price
$19,430
$17,356
Manufacturer Suggested Retail Price
$21,249
$18,550
Monthly Payment Estimate
$354 / month
$309 / month
The Car Connection's Take
TCC Rating
Fuel Economy
City
21 mpg 20 mpg
Highway
27 mpg 27 mpg
Vehicle
EPA Classification
Mid-Size Mid-Size
Interior Dimensions
Second Shoulder Room (in)
56.2 56.6
Front Leg Room (in)
44.8 42.2
Front Hip Room (in)
55.3 54.5
Second Leg Room (in)
36.2 38.9
Front Head Room (in)
40.5 40.0
Passenger Volume (ft³)
102.5 104.7
Second Hip Room (in)
53.7 55.7
Front Shoulder Room (in)
56.9 57.3
Second Head Room (in)
37.4 38.1
Passenger Capacity
5 5
Exterior Dimensions
Height, Overall (in)
56.5 57.8
Track Width, Rear (in)
59.4 62.1
Wheelbase (in)
108.3 108.5
Liftover Height (in)
- TBD - 26.0
Width, Max w/o mirrors (in)
70.3 73.0
Track Width, Front (in)
60.2 61.6
Min Ground Clearance (in)
5.5 5.4
Length, Overall (in)
190.5 197.6
Cargo Area Dimensions
Trunk Volume (ft³)
15.1 17.0
Brakes
Rear Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in)
-TBD - NA
Brake Type
Power Power
Rear Drum Diam x Width (in)
NA 8.9 x 1.5
Disc - Front (Yes or )
Yes Yes
Front Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in)
- TBD - 10.9 x 1.0
Drum - Rear (Yes or )
NA Yes
Brake ABS System
4-Wheel NA
Disc - Rear (Yes or )
Yes NA
Fuel Tank
Fuel Tank Capacity, Approx (gal)
18.5 18.0
Steering
Turning Diameter - Curb to Curb (ft)
35.4 39.7
Steering Type
Pwr Rack & Pinion Power Rack & Pinion
Lock to Lock Turns (Steering)
- TBD - 2.68
Turning Diameter - Wall to Wall (ft)
- TBD - - TBD -
Steering Ratio (:1), Overall
- TBD - 17.0
Tires
Spare Tire Size
Spacesaver T135/70D16
Front Tire Order Code
NA NA
Spare Tire Order Code
NA NA
Rear Tire Size
P205/65R15 P215/60R16
Rear Tire Order Code
NA NA
Front Tire Size
P205/65R15 P215/60R16
Trailering
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs)
NA NA
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs)
100 125
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs)
NA NA
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs)
1000 1250
Weight Information
Base Curb Weight (lbs)
3186 3326
Wheels
Rear Wheel Material
Steel Steel
Rear Wheel Size (in)
15 x 6.0 16 x 6
Front Wheel Material
Steel Steel
Spare Wheel Material
Steel Steel
Front Wheel Size (in)
15 x 6.0 16 x 6
Spare Wheel Size (in)
Spacesaver 16 x 4
Cooling System
Total Cooling System Capacity (qts)
- TBD - 11.6
Electrical
Maximum Alternator Capacity (amps)
110 115
Cold Cranking Amps @ 0° F (Primary)
356 600
Engine
Fuel System
SMPI SMPI
SAE Net Torque @ RPM
217 @ 4000 185 @ 3950
Engine Order Code
NA 99U
Displacement
3.0L/182 3.0L/181
SAE Net Horsepower @ RPM
222 @ 6400 155 @ 4900
Engine Type
Gas V6 Gas V6
Mileage
EPA Fuel Economy Est - Hwy (MPG)
27 27
EPA Fuel Economy Est - City (MPG)
21 20
Transmission
Fourth Gear Ratio (:1)
- TBD - 0.69
Trans Description Cont.
Manual w/OD Automatic w/OD,
Sixth Gear Ratio (:1)
NA NA
First Gear Ratio (:1)
- TBD - 2.77
Clutch Size (in)
- TBD - NA
Third Gear Ratio (:1)
- TBD - 1.00
Trans Type
5 4
Fifth Gear Ratio (:1)
- TBD - NA
Seventh Gear Ratio (:1)
NA NA
Trans Description Cont. Again
NA Electronic
Drivetrain
Front Wheel Drive Front Wheel Drive
Reverse Ratio (:1)
- TBD - 2.26
Second Gear Ratio (:1)
- TBD - 1.54
Trans Order Code
NA 44L
Final Drive Axle Ratio (:1)
- TBD - 3.77
Summary
Body Style
4 Door Sedan 4 Door Sedan
Vehicle Name
Nissan Maxima Ford Taurus
Suspension
Suspension Type - Rear (Cont.)
w/Coil Springs w/Coil Springs
Shock Absorber Diameter - Rear (mm)
- TBD - 22.1
Suspension Type - Front
Independent Strut MacPherson Strut
Stabilizer Bar Diameter - Rear (in)
- TBD - .73
Suspension Type - Front (Cont.)
w/Coil Springs w/Coil Springs
Shock Absorber Diameter - Front (mm)
- TBD - 22.1
Stabilizer Bar Diameter - Front (in)
- TBD - .81
Suspension Type - Rear
Multi-Link Beam Quadralink

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