Compare 2004 Nissan Maxima vs 2004 Honda Accord Sedan

2004 Nissan Maxima
2004 Honda Accord Sedan
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4-Door Sedan Automatic SE
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
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Manual DX
Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
Manual DX 26 34 $14,318 $15,900
Automatic DX 24 34 $15,037 $16,700
Manual LX 26 34 $17,373 $19,300
Manual w/Side Airbags LX 26 34 $17,598 $19,550
Automatic LX 24 34 $18,092 $20,100
Automatic PZEV LX 24 34 $18,227 $20,250
Automatic w/Side Airbags LX 24 34 $18,317 $20,350
Automatic PZEV w/Side Airbags LX 24 34 $18,452 $20,500
Manual EX 26 34 $19,530 $21,700
Manual w/Side Curtain Airbags EX 26 34 $19,799 $22,000
Automatic EX 24 34 $20,249 $22,500
Automatic PZEV EX 24 34 $20,384 $22,650
Automatic w/Side Curtain Airbags EX 24 34 $20,518 $22,800
Automatic PZEV w/Side Curtain Airbags EX 24 34 $20,653 $22,950
Automatic V6 LX 21 30 $20,968 $23,300
Automatic V6 ULEV LX 21 30 $20,968 $23,300
Manual w/Leather EX 26 34 $21,147 $23,500
Automatic w/Leather EX 24 34 $21,866 $24,300
Automatic PZEV w/Leather/XM EX 24 34 $22,001 $24,450
Manual w/Leather/Navi EX 26 34 $22,945 $25,500
Automatic w/Leather/Navi EX 24 34 $23,664 $26,300
Automatic V6 ULEV w/Leather/XM EX 21 30 $23,753 $26,400
Automatic V6 w/Leather EX 21 30 $23,753 $26,400
Automatic PZEV w/Leather/XM/Nav EX 24 34 $23,798 $26,450
Automatic V6 ULEV w/Leather/XM/Nav EX 21 30 $25,551 $28,400
Automatic V6 w/Leather/Navi EX 21 30 $25,551 $28,400
Pricing
Invoice Price
$24,780
$14,318
Manufacturer Suggested Retail Price
$27,100
$15,900
Monthly Payment Estimate
$452 / month
$265 / month
The Car Connection's Take
TCC Rating
Fuel Economy
City
20 mpg 26 mpg
Highway
28 mpg 34 mpg
Vehicle
EPA Classification
Mid-Size Midsize
Interior Dimensions
Second Shoulder Room (in)
56.5 56.1
Front Leg Room (in)
43.9 42.6
Front Hip Room (in)
53.5 54.6
Second Leg Room (in)
36.5 36.8
Front Head Room (in)
40.1 40.4
Passenger Volume (ft³)
103.6 102.7
Second Hip Room (in)
54.8 53.5
Front Shoulder Room (in)
57.9 56.9
Second Head Room (in)
37.3 38.5
Passenger Capacity
5 5
Exterior Dimensions
Height, Overall (in)
58.3 57.1
Track Width, Rear (in)
61.2 61.2
Wheelbase (in)
111.2 107.9
Liftover Height (in)
- TBD - - TBD -
Width, Max w/o mirrors (in)
71.7 71.5
Track Width, Front (in)
61.0 61.1
Min Ground Clearance (in)
5.5 - TBD -
Length, Overall (in)
193.5 189.5
Cargo Area Dimensions
Trunk Volume (ft³)
15.5 14.0
Brakes
Rear Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in)
11.50 x 0.35 NA
Brake Type
Power Pwr
Rear Drum Diam x Width (in)
NA - TBD -
Disc - Front (Yes or )
Yes Yes
Front Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in)
12.60 x 1.10 11.1 x - TBD -
Drum - Rear (Yes or )
NA Yes
Brake ABS System
4-Wheel 4-Wheel
Disc - Rear (Yes or )
Yes NA
Fuel Tank
Fuel Tank Capacity, Approx (gal)
20.0 17.1
Steering
Steering Type
Pwr Rack & Pinion Pwr Rack & Pinion
Lock to Lock Turns (Steering)
2.6 2.98
Turning Diameter - Wall to Wall (ft)
- TBD - - TBD -
Steering Ratio (:1), Overall
16.2 - TBD -
Turning Diameter - Curb to Curb (ft)
40.0 36.1
Tires
Spare Tire Size
T145/80R17 Compact
Front Tire Order Code
NA NA
Spare Tire Order Code
NA NA
Rear Tire Size
P245/45VR18 P195/65R15
Rear Tire Order Code
NA NA
Front Tire Size
P245/45VR18 P195/65R15
Trailering
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs)
NA NA
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
Weight Information
Base Curb Weight (lbs)
3473 3053
Wheels
Rear Wheel Size (in)
18 x 7.5 15 x 6.0
Front Wheel Material
Aluminum Steel
Spare Wheel Material
Aluminum - TBD -
Front Wheel Size (in)
18 x 7.5 15 x 6.0
Spare Wheel Size (in)
17 x - TBD - - TBD -
Rear Wheel Material
Aluminum Steel
Cooling System
Total Cooling System Capacity (qts)
8.8 - TBD -
Electrical
Maximum Alternator Capacity (amps)
110 80
Cold Cranking Amps @ 0° F (Primary)
- TBD - - TBD -
Engine
Fuel System
SMPI MPFI
SAE Net Torque @ RPM
255 @ 4400 161 @ 4500
Engine Order Code
NA NA
Displacement
3.5L/214 2.4L/144
SAE Net Horsepower @ RPM
265 @ 5800 160 @ 5500
Engine Type
Gas V6 Gas I4
Mileage
EPA Fuel Economy Est - Hwy (MPG)
28 34
EPA Fuel Economy Est - City (MPG)
20 26
Transmission
Sixth Gear Ratio (:1)
NA NA
First Gear Ratio (:1)
4.66 3.27
Clutch Size (in)
NA - TBD -
Third Gear Ratio (:1)
1.98 1.15
Trans Type
5 5
Fifth Gear Ratio (:1)
1.02 0.66
Seventh Gear Ratio (:1)
NA NA
Trans Description Cont. Again
NA NA
Drivetrain
Front Wheel Drive Front Wheel Drive
Reverse Ratio (:1)
5.11 3.58
Second Gear Ratio (:1)
3.03 1.77
Trans Order Code
NA NA
Final Drive Axle Ratio (:1)
2.44 4.39
Fourth Gear Ratio (:1)
1.34 0.87
Trans Description Cont.
Automatic Manual w/OD
Summary
Body Style
4 Door Sedan 4 Door Sedan
Vehicle Name
Nissan Maxima Honda Accord Sdn
Suspension
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)
1.03 NA
Suspension Type - Front (Cont.)
w/Coil Springs NA
Shock Absorber Diameter - Front (mm)
- TBD - - TBD -
Stabilizer Bar Diameter - Front (in)
0.87 1.00
Suspension Type - Rear
Multi-Link Beam Double Wishbone

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