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Selected Style 4-Door Sedan SE Automatic
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Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
4-Door Sedan Automatic SE 20 28 $24,780 $27,100
4-Door Sedan Manual SE 20 29 $24,780 $27,100
4-Door Sedan Automatic SL 20 27 $26,517 $29,000
4-Door Sedan 3.2L Automatic
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Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
4-Door Sedan 3.2L Automatic 20 28 $29,754 $32,650
4-Door Sedan 3.2L Manual 20 30 $29,754 $32,650
4-Door Sedan 3.2L Manual HP Tires 20 30 $29,936 $32,850
4-Door Sedan 3.2L Automatic w/Navigation 20 28 $31,575 $34,650
4-Door Sedan 3.2L Manual w/Navigation 20 30 $31,575 $34,650
4-Door Sedan 3.2L Manual HP Tires w/Navi 20 30 $31,757 $34,850
Pricing
Invoice Price
$24,780
$29,754
Manufacturer Suggested Retail Price
$27,100
$32,650
Monthly Payment Estimate
$452 / month
$544 / month
Dealer Price Quotes
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Fuel Economy
Fuel Economy - City 20 mpg 20 mpg
Fuel Economy - Highway 28 mpg 28 mpg
Vehicle
EPA Classification Mid-Size Mid-Size
Interior Dimensions
Passenger Capacity 5 5
Second Shoulder Room (in) 56.5 55.7
Front Leg Room (in) 43.9 42.8
Front Hip Room (in) 53.5 55.6
Second Leg Room (in) 36.5 34.9
Front Head Room (in) 40.1 38.7
Passenger Volume (ft³) 103.6 97.9
Second Hip Room (in) 54.8 53.8
Front Shoulder Room (in) 57.9 58.3
Second Head Room (in) 37.3 37.2
Exterior Dimensions
Height, Overall (in) 58.3 56.7
Track Width, Rear (in) 61.2 62.0
Wheelbase (in) 111.2 107.9
Liftover Height (in) - TBD - - TBD -
Width, Max w/o mirrors (in) 71.7 72.2
Track Width, Front (in) 61.0 62.1
Min Ground Clearance (in) 5.5 5.8
Length, Overall (in) 193.5 186.2
Cargo Area Dimensions
Trunk Volume (ft³) 15.5 12.5
Brakes
Disc - Rear (Yes or ) Yes Yes
Rear Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in) 11.50 x 0.35 11.1 x 0.35
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) 12.60 x 1.10 11.4 x 1.1
Drum - Rear (Yes or ) NA NA
Brake ABS System 4-Wheel 4-Wheel
Fuel Tank
Fuel Tank Capacity, Approx (gal) 20.0 17.0
Steering
Turning Diameter - Curb to Curb (ft) 40.0 39.7
Steering Type Pwr Rack & Pinion Variable Pwr
Lock to Lock Turns (Steering) 2.6 2.77
Turning Diameter - Wall to Wall (ft) - TBD - - TBD -
Steering Ratio (:1), Overall 16.2 15.4
Tires
Spare Tire Size T145/80R17 - TBD -
Front Tire Order Code NA NA
Spare Tire Order Code NA NA
Rear Tire Size P245/45VR18 P235/45WR17
Rear Tire Order Code NA NA
Front Tire Size P245/45VR18 P235/45WR17
Trailering
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs) NA - TBD -
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs) 100 - TBD -
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs) NA - TBD -
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs) 1000 - TBD -
Weight Information
Base Curb Weight (lbs) 3473 3575
Wheels
Rear Wheel Material Aluminum Aluminum
Rear Wheel Size (in) 18 x 7.5 17" x 8"
Front Wheel Material Aluminum Aluminum
Spare Wheel Material Aluminum - TBD -
Front Wheel Size (in) 18 x 7.5 17" x 8"
Spare Wheel Size (in) 17 x - TBD - - TBD -
Cooling System
Total Cooling System Capacity (qts) 8.8 8.6
Electrical
Maximum Alternator Capacity (amps) 110 130
Cold Cranking Amps @ 0° F (Primary) - TBD - - TBD -
Engine
Fuel System SMPI PGM-FI
SAE Net Torque @ RPM 255 @ 4400 238 @ 5000
Engine Order Code NA NA
Displacement 3.5L/214 3.2L/196
SAE Net Horsepower @ RPM 265 @ 5800 270 @ 6200
Engine Type Gas V6 Gas V6
Mileage
EPA Fuel Economy Est - Hwy (MPG) 28 28
EPA Fuel Economy Est - City (MPG) 20 20
Transmission
Final Drive Axle Ratio (:1) 2.44 4.428
Fourth Gear Ratio (:1) 1.34 0.666
Trans Description Cont. Automatic Automatic w/OD
Sixth Gear Ratio (:1) NA NA
First Gear Ratio (:1) 4.66 2.563
Clutch Size (in) NA NA
Third Gear Ratio (:1) 1.98 1.021
Trans Type 5 5
Fifth Gear Ratio (:1) 1.02 0.480
Seventh Gear Ratio (:1) NA NA
Trans Description Cont. Again NA NA
Drivetrain Front Wheel Drive Front-Wheel Drive
Reverse Ratio (:1) 5.11 1.846
Second Gear Ratio (:1) 3.03 1.552
Trans Order Code NA NA
Summary
Body Style 4 Door Sedan 4 Door Sedan
Vehicle Name Nissan Maxima Acura TL
Suspension
Suspension Type - Rear Multi-Link Beam Double-Wishbone
Suspension Type - Rear (Cont.) w/Coil Springs w/Coil Springs
Shock Absorber Diameter - Rear (mm) - TBD - - TBD -
Suspension Type - Front Independent Strut Double-Wishbone
Stabilizer Bar Diameter - Rear (in) 1.03 0.67
Suspension Type - Front (Cont.) w/Coil Springs w/Coil Springs
Shock Absorber Diameter - Front (mm) - TBD - - TBD -
Stabilizer Bar Diameter - Front (in) 0.87 1.00
 
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