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Selected Style 4-Door Sedan GXE Automatic
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Trim

Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
4-Door Sedan Manual SE 21 28 $22,871 $25,449
4-Door Sedan Automatic SE 20 26 $22,871 $25,449
4-Door Sedan Automatic GLE 20 26 $24,354 $27,099
4-Door Sedan Automatic GXE 20 26 $22,326 $24,699
4-Door Sedan SE
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Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
2-Door Coupe SE/SXT 22 29 $17,026 $18,340
2-Door Coupe R/T 20 29 $19,744 $21,360
4-Door Sedan SE 21 30 $16,515 $17,755
4-Door Sedan SE PLUS/SXT 21 30 $17,473 $18,820
4-Door Sedan ES 20 27 $19,449 $21,015
4-Door Sedan R/T 20 27 $19,998 $21,625
Pricing
Invoice Price
$22,326
$16,515
Manufacturer Suggested Retail Price
$24,699
$17,755
Monthly Payment Estimate
$412 / month
$296 / month
Dealer Price Quotes
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Fuel Economy
Fuel Economy - City 20 mpg 21 mpg
Fuel Economy - Highway 26 mpg 30 mpg
Vehicle
EPA Classification Mid-Size Mid-size
Interior Dimensions
Front Leg Room (in) 43.9 42.3
Front Hip Room (in) 55.3 52.5
Second Leg Room (in) 36.2 38.1
Front Head Room (in) 40.5 37.6
Passenger Volume (ft³) 102.5 94
Second Hip Room (in) 53.7 53.1
Front Shoulder Room (in) 56.9 55.2
Second Head Room (in) 37.4 35.8
Passenger Capacity 5 5
Second Shoulder Room (in) 56.2 54.7
Exterior Dimensions
Track Width, Rear (in) 59.4 60.2
Wheelbase (in) 108.3 108.0
Liftover Height (in) - TBD - 31.3
Width, Max w/o mirrors (in) 70.3 70.6
Track Width, Front (in) 60.2 60.2
Min Ground Clearance (in) - TBD - 4.4
Length, Overall (in) 191.5 191.2
Height, Overall (in) 56.3 54.9
Cargo Area Dimensions
Trunk Volume (ft³) 15.1 16.0
Brakes
Rear Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in) - TBD - 10.3 x 0.40
Brake Type Power Pwr
Rear Drum Diam x Width (in) NA NA
Disc - Front (Yes or ) Yes Yes
Front Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in) - TBD - 11.1 x 0.55
Drum - Rear (Yes or ) NA NA
Brake ABS System 4-Wheel NA
Disc - Rear (Yes or ) Yes Yes
Fuel Tank
Fuel Tank Capacity, Approx (gal) 18.5 16.0
Steering
Steering Type Pwr Rack & Pinion Pwr Rack & Pinion
Lock to Lock Turns (Steering) 2.9 3.1
Turning Diameter - Wall to Wall (ft) - TBD - - TBD -
Steering Ratio (:1), Overall 16.6 17.7
Turning Diameter - Curb to Curb (ft) 35.4 36.8
Tires
Spare Tire Order Code NA NA
Rear Tire Size P215/55HR16 P205/65TR15
Rear Tire Order Code NA NA
Front Tire Size P215/55HR16 P205/65TR15
Spare Tire Size Compact T125/70D15
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) 3218 3207
Wheels
Rear Wheel Size (in) 16 x 6.5 15 x 6.0
Front Wheel Material Alloy Steel
Spare Wheel Material Steel Steel
Front Wheel Size (in) 16 x 6.5 15 x 6.0
Spare Wheel Size (in) Compact 15 x 4.0
Rear Wheel Material Alloy Steel
Cooling System
Total Cooling System Capacity (qts) - TBD - 10.3
Electrical
Maximum Alternator Capacity (amps) - TBD - 120
Cold Cranking Amps @ 0° F (Primary) - TBD - 510
Engine
SAE Net Torque @ RPM 246 @ 4400 167 @ 4000
Engine Order Code NA EDZ
Displacement 3.5L/213 2.4L/146
SAE Net Horsepower @ RPM 255 @ 5800 150 @ 5200
Engine Type Gas V6 Gas 4-Cyl
Fuel System SMPI SMPI
Mileage
EPA Fuel Economy Est - Hwy (MPG) 26 30
EPA Fuel Economy Est - City (MPG) 20 21
Transmission
Sixth Gear Ratio (:1) NA NA
First Gear Ratio (:1) 2.78 2.84
Clutch Size (in) NA NA
Third Gear Ratio (:1) 1.00 1.00
Trans Type 4 4
Fifth Gear Ratio (:1) NA NA
Seventh Gear Ratio (:1) NA NA
Trans Description Cont. Again NA NA
Drivetrain Front Wheel Drive Front Wheel Drive
Reverse Ratio (:1) 2.27 2.21
Second Gear Ratio (:1) 1.54 1.57
Trans Order Code NA DGL
Final Drive Axle Ratio (:1) 3.79 3.91
Fourth Gear Ratio (:1) 0.69 0.69
Trans Description Cont. Automatic w/OD Automatic
Summary
Body Style 4 Door Sedan 4 Door Sedan
Vehicle Name Nissan Maxima Dodge Stratus
Suspension
Suspension Type - Rear (Cont.) w/Coil Springs NA
Shock Absorber Diameter - Rear (mm) - TBD - 30
Suspension Type - Front Independent Strut Normal Duty
Stabilizer Bar Diameter - Rear (in) - TBD - - TBD -
Suspension Type - Front (Cont.) w/Coil Springs NA
Shock Absorber Diameter - Front (mm) - TBD - 30
Stabilizer Bar Diameter - Front (in) - TBD - - TBD -
Suspension Type - Rear Multi-Link Beam Normal Duty
 
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