Compare 2003 Nissan Maxima vs 2003 Honda Accord Sedan

2003 Nissan Maxima
2003 Honda Accord Sedan
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4-Door Sedan Automatic GXE
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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Manual DX
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
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
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
Exterior Dimensions
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
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
Cargo Area Dimensions
Trunk Volume (ft³)
15.1 14.0
Brakes
Rear Drum Diam x Width (in)
NA - TBD -
Disc - Front (Yes or )
Yes Yes
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
Fuel Tank
Fuel Tank Capacity, Approx (gal)
18.5 17.1
Steering
Lock to Lock Turns (Steering)
2.9 2.98
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
Tires
Spare Tire Order Code
NA NA
Rear Tire Size
P215/55HR16 P195/65R15
Rear Tire Order Code
NA NA
Front Tire Size
P215/55HR16 P195/65R15
Spare Tire Size
Compact - TBD -
Front Tire Order Code
NA NA
Trailering
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs)
100 NA
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
Weight Information
Base Curb Weight (lbs)
3218 2989
Wheels
Rear Wheel Size (in)
16 x 6.5 15 x - TBD -
Front Wheel Material
Alloy Steel
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
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 Torque @ RPM
246 @ 4400 161 @ 4500
Engine Order Code
NA NA
Displacement
3.5L/214 2.4L/144
SAE Net Horsepower @ RPM
255 @ 5800 160 @ 5500
Engine Type
Gas V6 Gas I4
Fuel System
SMPI PGM-FI
Mileage
EPA Fuel Economy Est - Hwy (MPG)
26 34
EPA Fuel Economy Est - City (MPG)
20 26
Transmission
Clutch Size (in)
NA - TBD -
Third Gear Ratio (:1)
1.00 1.147
Trans Type
4 5
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
Summary
Vehicle Name
Nissan Maxima Honda Accord Sdn
Body Style
4 Door Sedan 4 Door Sedan
Suspension
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
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

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