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 Leg Room (in)
36.5 38.9
Passenger Volume (ft³)
103.6 102.5
Front Head Room (in)
40.1 39.8
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
Exterior Dimensions
Liftover Height (in)
- TBD - - TBD -
Width, Max w/o mirrors (in)
71.7 73.0
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
Cargo Area Dimensions
Trunk Volume (ft³)
15.5 16.0
Brakes
Disc - Front (Yes or )
Yes Yes
Front Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in)
12.60 x 1.10 11.6 x - TBD -
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 -
Fuel Tank
Fuel Tank Capacity, Approx (gal)
20.0 18.0
Steering
Lock to Lock Turns (Steering)
2.6 2.68
Turning Diameter - Wall to Wall (ft)
- TBD - - TBD -
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
Tires
Rear Tire Size
P245/45VR18 P215/60R16
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
Trailering
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 - TBD -
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs)
NA NA
Weight Information
Base Curb Weight (lbs)
3473 3318
Wheels
Front Wheel Material
Aluminum Steel
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
Cooling System
Total Cooling System Capacity (qts)
8.8 11.6
Electrical
Cold Cranking Amps @ 0° F (Primary)
- TBD - - TBD -
Maximum Alternator Capacity (amps)
110 130
Engine
Displacement
3.5L/214 3.0L/183
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
Mileage
EPA Fuel Economy Est - City (MPG)
20 20
EPA Fuel Economy Est - Hwy (MPG)
28 27
Transmission
Clutch Size (in)
NA NA
Third Gear Ratio (:1)
1.98 1.00
Trans Type
5 4
Fifth Gear Ratio (:1)
1.02 NA
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
Seventh Gear Ratio (:1)
- NA
Summary
Vehicle Name
Nissan Maxima Mercury Sable
Body Style
4 Door Sedan 4 Door Sedan
Suspension
Stabilizer Bar Diameter - Rear (in)
1.03 NA
Suspension Type - Front (Cont.)
w/Coil Springs w/Coil Springs
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

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