Compare 2005 Nissan Maxima vs 2005 Mercury Sable

2005 Nissan Maxima
2005 Mercury Sable
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4-Door Sedan V6 Automatic 3.5 SE
Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
4-Door Sedan V6 Automatic 3.5 SE 20 28 $25,146 $27,500
4-Door Sedan V6 Manual 3.5 SE 20 29 $25,146 $27,500
4-Door Sedan V6 Automatic 3.5 SL 20 28 $27,202 $29,750
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4-Door Sedan GS
Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
4-Door Sedan GS 20 27 $19,499 $21,465
4-Door Sedan LS 20 27 $22,169 $24,465
4-Door Wagon LS 19 27 $22,967 $25,130
Pricing
Invoice Price
$25,146
$19,499
Manufacturer Suggested Retail Price
$27,500
$21,465
Monthly Payment Estimate
$458 / month
$358 / month
The Car Connection's Take
TCC Rating
Fuel Economy
City
20 mpg 20 mpg
Highway
28 mpg 27 mpg
Vehicle
EPA Classification
Mid-Size Mid-Size
Interior Dimensions
Second Hip Room (in)
54.8 55.7
Front Shoulder Room (in)
57.9 57.3
Second Head Room (in)
37.3 36.7
Passenger Capacity
5 6
Second Shoulder Room (in)
56.5 56.6
Front Leg Room (in)
43.9 42.2
Front Hip Room (in)
53.5 54.5
Second Leg Room (in)
36.5 38.9
Front Head Room (in)
40.1 39.8
Passenger Volume (ft³)
103.6 102.5
Exterior Dimensions
Track Width, Front (in)
61.0 61.6
Min Ground Clearance (in)
5.5 - TBD -
Length, Overall (in)
193.5 199.8
Height, Overall (in)
58.3 55.5
Track Width, Rear (in)
61.2 62.1
Wheelbase (in)
111.2 108.5
Liftover Height (in)
- TBD - - TBD -
Width, Max w/o mirrors (in)
71.7 73.0
Cargo Area Dimensions
Trunk Volume (ft³)
15.5 16.0
Brakes
Drum - Rear (Yes or )
NA Yes
Brake ABS System
4-Wheel NA
Disc - Rear (Yes or )
Yes NA
Rear Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in)
11.50 x 0.35 NA
Brake Type
Power Pwr
Rear Drum Diam x Width (in)
NA 8.9 x - TBD -
Disc - Front (Yes or )
Yes Yes
Front Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in)
12.60 x 1.10 11.6 x - TBD -
Fuel Tank
Fuel Tank Capacity, Approx (gal)
20.0 18.0
Steering
Steering Ratio (:1), Overall
16.2 17.0
Turning Diameter - Curb to Curb (ft)
40.0 39.7
Steering Type
Pwr Rack & Pinion Variable Pwr Rack & Pinion
Lock to Lock Turns (Steering)
2.6 2.68
Turning Diameter - Wall to Wall (ft)
- TBD - - TBD -
Tires
Rear Tire Order Code
NA NA
Front Tire Size
P245/45VR18 P215/60R16
Spare Tire Size
T145/80R17 Compact
Front Tire Order Code
NA NA
Spare Tire Order Code
NA NA
Rear Tire Size
P245/45VR18 P215/60R16
Trailering
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs)
NA NA
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs)
1000 - TBD -
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs)
NA NA
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs)
100 NA
Weight Information
Base Curb Weight (lbs)
3473 3318
Wheels
Spare Wheel Material
Aluminum Steel
Front Wheel Size (in)
18 x 7.5 16 x 6.0
Spare Wheel Size (in)
17 x - TBD - Compact
Rear Wheel Material
Aluminum Steel
Rear Wheel Size (in)
18 x 7.5 16 x 6.0
Front Wheel Material
Aluminum Steel
Cooling System
Total Cooling System Capacity (qts)
8.8 11.6
Electrical
Maximum Alternator Capacity (amps)
110 130
Cold Cranking Amps @ 0° F (Primary)
- TBD - - TBD -
Engine
SAE Net Horsepower @ RPM
265 @ 5800 153 @ 5000
Engine Type
Gas V6 Gas V6
Fuel System
SMPI SMPI
SAE Net Torque @ RPM
255 @ 4400 186 @ 5500
Engine Order Code
NA N/A
Displacement
3.5L/214 3.0L/183
Mileage
EPA Fuel Economy Est - City (MPG)
20 20
EPA Fuel Economy Est - Hwy (MPG)
28 27
Transmission
Trans Description Cont. Again
NA NA
Drivetrain
Front Wheel Drive Front Wheel Drive
Reverse Ratio (:1)
5.11 2.26
Second Gear Ratio (:1)
3.03 1.54
Trans Order Code
NA NA
Final Drive Axle Ratio (:1)
2.44 3.96
Fourth Gear Ratio (:1)
1.34 0.69
Trans Description Cont.
Automatic Automatic w/OD
Sixth Gear Ratio (:1)
NA NA
First Gear Ratio (:1)
4.66 2.77
Clutch Size (in)
NA NA
Third Gear Ratio (:1)
1.98 1.00
Trans Type
5 4
Fifth Gear Ratio (:1)
1.02 NA
Seventh Gear Ratio (:1)
- NA
Summary
Body Style
4 Door Sedan 4 Door Sedan
Vehicle Name
Nissan Maxima Mercury Sable
Suspension
Shock Absorber Diameter - Front (mm)
- TBD - - TBD -
Stabilizer Bar Diameter - Front (in)
0.87 - TBD -
Suspension Type - Rear
Multi-Link Beam Indep Quadralink
Suspension Type - Rear (Cont.)
w/Coil Springs w/Coil Springs
Shock Absorber Diameter - Rear (mm)
- TBD - - TBD -
Suspension Type - Front
Independent Strut MacPherson Strut
Stabilizer Bar Diameter - Rear (in)
1.03 NA
Suspension Type - Front (Cont.)
w/Coil Springs w/Coil Springs

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