Compare 2004 Nissan Maxima vs 2004 Pontiac Grand Prix

2004 Nissan Maxima
2004 Pontiac Grand Prix
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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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4-Door Sedan GT1
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
The Car Connection's Take
TCC Rating
Fuel Economy
City
20 mpg 20 mpg
Highway
28 mpg 30 mpg
Vehicle
EPA Classification
Mid-Size Mid-Size
Interior Dimensions
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
Second Head Room (in)
37.3 36.2
Passenger Capacity
5 5
Exterior Dimensions
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 -
Length, Overall (in)
193.5 198.3
Cargo Area Dimensions
Trunk Volume (ft³)
15.5 16.0
Brakes
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
Disc - Rear (Yes or )
Yes Yes
Fuel Tank
Fuel Tank Capacity, Approx (gal)
20.0 17
Steering
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
Turning Diameter - Curb to Curb (ft)
40.0 37.4
Tires
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
Front Tire Size
P245/45VR18 P225/60R16
Trailering
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
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs)
1000 1000
Weight Information
Base Curb Weight (lbs)
3473 3477
Wheels
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 -
Rear Wheel Material
Aluminum Steel
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
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
Engine Type
Gas V6 Gas V6
Mileage
EPA Fuel Economy Est - Hwy (MPG)
28 30
EPA Fuel Economy Est - City (MPG)
20 20
Transmission
Sixth Gear Ratio (:1)
NA NA
First Gear Ratio (:1)
4.66 2.921
Clutch Size (in)
NA NA
Third Gear Ratio (:1)
1.98 1.000
Trans Type
5 4
Fifth Gear Ratio (:1)
1.02 NA
Seventh Gear Ratio (:1)
NA NA
Trans Description Cont. Again
NA NA
Drivetrain
Front Wheel Drive Front Wheel Drive
Reverse Ratio (:1)
5.11 2.385
Second Gear Ratio (:1)
3.03 1.568
Trans Order Code
NA NA
Final Drive Axle Ratio (:1)
2.44 3.05
Fourth Gear Ratio (:1)
1.34 0.705
Trans Description Cont.
Automatic Automatic w/OD
Summary
Body Style
4 Door Sedan 4 Door Sedan
Vehicle Name
Nissan Maxima Pontiac Grand Prix
Suspension
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 -
Stabilizer Bar Diameter - Front (in)
0.87 0.79
Suspension Type - Rear
Multi-Link Beam Wide Track

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