Compare 2003 Nissan Maxima vs 2003 Honda Accord Sedan

2003 Nissan Maxima
2003 Honda Accord Sedan
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4-Door Sedan GXE Automatic
Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
4-Door Sedan Automatic GXE 20 26 $22,507 $24,899
4-Door Sedan Automatic SE 20 26 $23,051 $25,649
4-Door Sedan Manual SE 21 28 $23,051 $25,649
4-Door Sedan Automatic GLE 20 26 $24,758 $27,549
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DX Manual
Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
Manual DX 26 34 $14,228 $15,800
Automatic DX 24 33 $14,947 $16,600
Manual LX 26 34 $17,238 $19,200
Manual w/Side Airbags LX 26 34 $17,508 $19,450
Automatic LX 24 33 $18,002 $20,000
Automatic w/Side Airbags LX 24 33 $18,227 $20,250
Manual EX 26 34 $19,440 $21,600
Automatic EX 24 33 $20,159 $22,400
Manual w/Leather EX 26 34 $20,608 $22,900
Automatic V6 LX 21 30 $20,698 $23,000
Automatic V6 ULEV LX 21 30 $20,698 $23,000
Automatic w/Leather EX 24 33 $21,327 $23,700
Manual w/Leather/Navi EX 26 34 $22,405 $24,900
Automatic w/Leather/Navi EX 24 33 $23,124 $25,700
Automatic V6 ULEV w/Leather EX 21 30 $23,214 $25,800
Automatic V6 w/Leather EX 21 30 $23,214 $25,800
Automatic V6 ULEV w/Leather/Navi EX 21 30 $25,012 $27,800
Automatic V6 w/Leather/Navi EX 21 30 $25,012 $27,800
Pricing
Invoice Price
$22,507
$14,228
Manufacturer Suggested Retail Price
$24,899
$15,800
Monthly Payment Estimate
$415 / month
$263 / month
The Car Connection's Take
TCC Rating
Fuel Economy
City
20 mpg 26 mpg
Highway
26 mpg 34 mpg
Vehicle
EPA Classification
Mid-Size Midsize
Interior Dimensions
Second Hip Room (in)
53.7 53.5
Front Shoulder Room (in)
56.9 56.9
Second Head Room (in)
37.4 38.5
Passenger Capacity
5 5
Second Shoulder Room (in)
56.2 56.1
Front Leg Room (in)
43.9 42.6
Front Hip Room (in)
55.3 54.6
Second Leg Room (in)
36.2 36.8
Front Head Room (in)
40.5 40.4
Passenger Volume (ft³)
102.5 102.7
Exterior Dimensions
Track Width, Front (in)
60.2 61.1
Min Ground Clearance (in)
- TBD - - TBD -
Length, Overall (in)
191.5 189.5
Height, Overall (in)
56.3 57.1
Track Width, Rear (in)
59.4 61.2
Wheelbase (in)
108.3 107.9
Liftover Height (in)
- TBD - - TBD -
Width, Max w/o mirrors (in)
70.3 71.5
Cargo Area Dimensions
Trunk Volume (ft³)
15.1 14.0
Brakes
Front Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in)
11.65 x 0.94 11.1 x - TBD -
Drum - Rear (Yes or )
NA Yes
Brake ABS System
4-Wheel 4-Wheel
Disc - Rear (Yes or )
Yes NA
Rear Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in)
10.94 x 0.35 NA
Brake Type
Power Power
Rear Drum Diam x Width (in)
NA - TBD -
Disc - Front (Yes or )
Yes Yes
Fuel Tank
Fuel Tank Capacity, Approx (gal)
18.5 17.1
Steering
Turning Diameter - Wall to Wall (ft)
- TBD - - TBD -
Steering Ratio (:1), Overall
16.6 - TBD -
Turning Diameter - Curb to Curb (ft)
35.4 36.9
Steering Type
Pwr Rack & Pinion Pwr Rack & Pinion
Lock to Lock Turns (Steering)
2.9 2.98
Tires
Rear Tire Order Code
NA NA
Front Tire Size
P215/55HR16 P195/65R15
Spare Tire Size
Compact - TBD -
Front Tire Order Code
NA NA
Spare Tire Order Code
NA NA
Rear Tire Size
P215/55HR16 P195/65R15
Trailering
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs)
NA NA
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs)
1000 NA
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs)
NA NA
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs)
100 NA
Weight Information
Base Curb Weight (lbs)
3218 2989
Wheels
Spare Wheel Material
- TBD - - TBD -
Front Wheel Size (in)
16 x 6.5 15 x - TBD -
Spare Wheel Size (in)
- TBD - - TBD -
Rear Wheel Material
Alloy Steel
Rear Wheel Size (in)
16 x 6.5 15 x - TBD -
Front Wheel Material
Alloy Steel
Cooling System
Total Cooling System Capacity (qts)
- TBD - - TBD -
Electrical
Cold Cranking Amps @ 0° F (Primary)
- TBD - - TBD -
Maximum Alternator Capacity (amps)
110 - TBD -
Engine
SAE Net Horsepower @ RPM
255 @ 5800 160 @ 5500
Engine Type
Gas V6 Gas I4
Fuel System
SMPI PGM-FI
SAE Net Torque @ RPM
246 @ 4400 161 @ 4500
Engine Order Code
NA NA
Displacement
3.5L/214 2.4L/144
Mileage
EPA Fuel Economy Est - City (MPG)
20 26
EPA Fuel Economy Est - Hwy (MPG)
26 34
Transmission
Fifth Gear Ratio (:1)
NA 0.659
Seventh Gear Ratio (:1)
NA NA
Trans Description Cont. Again
NA NA
Drivetrain
Front Wheel Drive Front Wheel Drive
Reverse Ratio (:1)
2.27 3.583
Second Gear Ratio (:1)
1.54 1.769
Trans Order Code
NA NA
Final Drive Axle Ratio (:1)
3.79 4.389
Fourth Gear Ratio (:1)
0.69 0.872
Trans Description Cont.
Automatic w/OD Manual w/OD
Sixth Gear Ratio (:1)
NA NA
First Gear Ratio (:1)
2.78 3.267
Clutch Size (in)
NA - TBD -
Third Gear Ratio (:1)
1.00 1.147
Trans Type
4 5
Summary
Vehicle Name
Nissan Maxima Honda Accord Sdn
Body Style
4 Door Sedan 4 Door Sedan
Suspension
Shock Absorber Diameter - Front (mm)
- TBD - - TBD -
Stabilizer Bar Diameter - Front (in)
- TBD - 1.00
Suspension Type - Rear
Multi-Link Beam Double Wishbone
Suspension Type - Rear (Cont.)
w/Coil Springs NA
Shock Absorber Diameter - Rear (mm)
- TBD - - TBD -
Suspension Type - Front
Independent Strut Double Wishbone
Stabilizer Bar Diameter - Rear (in)
- TBD - NA
Suspension Type - Front (Cont.)
w/Coil Springs NA

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