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Selected Style 4-Door Sedan SE Manual
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Trim

Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
4-Door Sedan Manual SE 20 29 $24,780 $27,100
4-Door Sedan Automatic SE 20 28 $24,780 $27,100
4-Door Sedan Automatic SL 20 27 $26,517 $29,000
4-Door Sedan GT1
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Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
4-Door Sedan GT1 20 30 $20,509 $22,415
4-Door Sedan GT2 20 30 $22,248 $24,315
4-Door Sedan GTP 18 28 $24,188 $26,435
Pricing
Invoice Price
$24,780
$20,509
Manufacturer Suggested Retail Price
$27,100
$22,415
Monthly Payment Estimate
$452 / month
$374 / month
Dealer Price Quotes
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Fuel Economy
Fuel Economy - City 20 mpg 20 mpg
Fuel Economy - Highway 29 mpg 30 mpg
Vehicle
EPA Classification Mid-Size Mid-Size
Interior Dimensions
Second Head Room (in) 37.3 36.2
Passenger Capacity 5 5
Second Shoulder Room (in) 56.5 54.8
Front Leg Room (in) 43.9 42.2
Front Hip Room (in) 53.5 54.5
Second Leg Room (in) 36.5 36.2
Front Head Room (in) 40.1 38.8
Passenger Volume (ft³) 103.6 97.0
Second Hip Room (in) 54.8 54.3
Front Shoulder Room (in) 57.9 58.0
Exterior Dimensions
Length, Overall (in) 193.5 198.3
Height, Overall (in) 58.3 55.9
Track Width, Rear (in) 61.2 60.8
Wheelbase (in) 111.2 110.5
Liftover Height (in) - TBD - - TBD -
Width, Max w/o mirrors (in) 71.7 71.6
Track Width, Front (in) 61.0 61.6
Min Ground Clearance (in) 5.5 - TBD -
Cargo Area Dimensions
Trunk Volume (ft³) 15.5 16.0
Brakes
Disc - Rear (Yes or ) Yes Yes
Rear Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in) 11.50 x 0.35 10.5 x - TBD -
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 11.7 x - TBD -
Drum - Rear (Yes or ) NA NA
Brake ABS System 4-Wheel NA
Fuel Tank
Fuel Tank Capacity, Approx (gal) 20.0 17
Steering
Turning Diameter - Curb to Curb (ft) 40.0 37.4
Steering Type Pwr Rack & Pinion Pwr Rack & Pinion
Lock to Lock Turns (Steering) 2.6 2.4
Turning Diameter - Wall to Wall (ft) - TBD - - TBD -
Steering Ratio (:1), Overall 16.2 13.2
Tires
Front Tire Size P245/45VR18 P225/60R16
Spare Tire Size T145/80R17 - TBD -
Front Tire Order Code NA QNX
Spare Tire Order Code NA NA
Rear Tire Size P245/45VR18 P225/60R16
Rear Tire Order Code NA QNX
Trailering
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs) 1000 1000
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs) NA NA
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs) 100 100
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs) NA NA
Weight Information
Base Curb Weight (lbs) 3436 3477
Wheels
Rear Wheel Material Aluminum Steel
Rear Wheel Size (in) 18 x 7.5 16 x - TBD -
Front Wheel Material Aluminum Steel
Spare Wheel Material Aluminum - TBD -
Front Wheel Size (in) 18 x 7.5 16 x - TBD -
Spare Wheel Size (in) 17 x - TBD - - TBD -
Cooling System
Total Cooling System Capacity (qts) 8.8 11.2
Electrical
Maximum Alternator Capacity (amps) 110 105
Cold Cranking Amps @ 0° F (Primary) - TBD - - TBD -
Engine
Engine Type Gas V6 Gas V6
Fuel System SMPI SFI
SAE Net Torque @ RPM 255 @ 4400 225 @ 4000
Engine Order Code NA L26
Displacement 3.5L/214 3.8L/231
SAE Net Horsepower @ RPM 265 @ 5800 200 @ 5200
Mileage
EPA Fuel Economy Est - Hwy (MPG) 29 30
EPA Fuel Economy Est - City (MPG) 20 20
Transmission
Final Drive Axle Ratio (:1) 4.13 3.05
Fourth Gear Ratio (:1) 1.06 0.705
Trans Description Cont. Manual w/OD Automatic w/OD
Sixth Gear Ratio (:1) 0.63 NA
First Gear Ratio (:1) 3.15 2.921
Clutch Size (in) - TBD - NA
Third Gear Ratio (:1) 1.39 1.000
Trans Type 6 4
Fifth Gear Ratio (:1) 0.81 NA
Seventh Gear Ratio (:1) NA NA
Trans Description Cont. Again NA NA
Drivetrain Front Wheel Drive Front Wheel Drive
Reverse Ratio (:1) 3.00 2.385
Second Gear Ratio (:1) 1.94 1.568
Trans Order Code NA NA
Summary
Body Style 4 Door Sedan 4 Door Sedan
Vehicle Name Nissan Maxima Pontiac Grand Prix
Suspension
Stabilizer Bar Diameter - Front (in) 0.87 0.79
Suspension Type - Rear Multi-Link Beam Wide Track
Suspension Type - Rear (Cont.) w/Coil Springs Independent
Shock Absorber Diameter - Rear (mm) - TBD - - TBD -
Suspension Type - Front Independent Strut Wide Track
Stabilizer Bar Diameter - Rear (in) 1.03 0.68
Suspension Type - Front (Cont.) w/Coil Springs Independent
Shock Absorber Diameter - Front (mm) - TBD - - TBD -
 
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