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Selected Style 4-Door Sedan V6 Manual 3.5 SE
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Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
4-Door Sedan V6 Manual 3.5 SE 20 29 $25,511 $27,900
4-Door Sedan V6 Automatic 3.5 SE 20 28 $25,511 $27,900
4-Door Sedan V6 Automatic 3.5 SL 20 28 $27,568 $30,150
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Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
MT VP 26 34 $16,422 $18,225
AT VP 24 34 $17,141 $19,025
MT LX 26 34 $18,040 $20,025
AT LX 24 34 $18,759 $20,825
AT PZEV LX 24 34 $18,893 $20,975
AT LX V6 20 29 $22,600 $25,100
AT ULEV LX V6 20 29 $22,600 $25,100
MT LX SE 26 34 $18,669 $20,725
AT LX SE 24 34 $19,388 $21,525
AT PZEV LX SE 24 34 $19,522 $21,675
MT EX 26 34 $20,219 $22,450
AT EX 24 34 $20,938 $23,250
AT PZEV EX 24 34 $21,073 $23,400
MT EX-L 26 34 $21,747 $24,150
AT EX-L 24 34 $22,465 $24,950
AT PZEV EX-L 24 34 $22,600 $25,100
MT EX-L with NAVI 26 34 $23,544 $26,150
AT EX-L with NAVI 24 34 $24,263 $26,950
AT PZEV EX-L with NAVI 24 34 $24,397 $27,100
MT EX-L V6 21 30 $24,577 $27,300
MT ULEV EX-L V6 21 30 $24,577 $27,300
AT EX-L V6 20 29 $24,577 $27,300
AT ULEV EX-L V6 20 29 $24,577 $27,300
MT EX-L V6 with NAVI 21 30 $26,374 $29,300
MT ULEV EX-L V6 with NAVI 21 30 $26,374 $29,300
AT EX-L V6 with NAVI 20 29 $26,374 $29,300
AT ULEV EX-L V6 with NAVI 20 29 $26,374 $29,300
Pricing
Invoice Price
$25,511
$16,422
Manufacturer Suggested Retail Price
$27,900
$18,225
Monthly Payment Estimate
$465 / month
$304 / month
Dealer Price Quotes
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Fuel Economy
Fuel Economy - City 20 mpg 26 mpg
Fuel Economy - Highway 29 mpg 34 mpg
Vehicle
EPA Classification Mid-Size Midsize
Interior Dimensions
Second Head Room (in) 37.3 38.5
Passenger Capacity 5 5
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
Exterior Dimensions
Min Ground Clearance (in) 5.5 - TBD -
Length, Overall (in) 193.5 191.1
Height, Overall (in) 58.3 57.2
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 71.6
Track Width, Front (in) 61.0 61.1
Cargo Area Dimensions
Trunk Volume (ft³) 15.5 14.0
Brakes
Drum - Rear (Yes or ) NA Yes
Brake ABS System 4-Wheel 4-Wheel
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 - TBD -
Disc - Front (Yes or ) Yes Yes
Front Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in) 12.60 x 1.10 11.1 x - TBD -
Fuel Tank
Fuel Tank Capacity, Approx (gal) 20.0 17.1
Steering
Steering Ratio (:1), Overall 16.2 15.2
Turning Diameter - Curb to Curb (ft) 40.0 36.1
Steering Type Pwr Rack & Pinion Pwr Rack & Pinion
Lock to Lock Turns (Steering) 2.6 2.94
Turning Diameter - Wall to Wall (ft) - TBD - - TBD -
Tires
Front Tire Size P245/45VR18 P195/65HR15
Spare Tire Size T145/80R17 - TBD -
Front Tire Order Code NA NA
Spare Tire Order Code NA NA
Rear Tire Size P245/45VR18 P195/65HR15
Rear Tire Order Code NA NA
Trailering
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs) 1000 NA
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
Weight Information
Base Curb Weight (lbs) 3447 3128
Wheels
Spare Wheel Size (in) 17 x 7.0 - TBD -
Rear Wheel Material Aluminum Steel
Rear Wheel Size (in) 18 x 7.5 15 x - TBD -
Front Wheel Material Aluminum Steel
Spare Wheel Material Aluminum - TBD -
Front Wheel Size (in) 18 x 7.5 15 x - TBD -
Cooling System
Total Cooling System Capacity (qts) 8.8 7.6
Electrical
Maximum Alternator Capacity (amps) 110 80
Cold Cranking Amps @ 0° F (Primary) - TBD - - TBD -
Engine
Engine Type Gas V6 Gas I4
Fuel System SMPI MPFI
SAE Net Torque @ RPM 255 @ 4400 160 @ 4000
Engine Order Code NA NA
Displacement 3.5L/214 2.4L/144
SAE Net Horsepower @ RPM 265 @ 5800 166 @ 5800
Mileage
EPA Fuel Economy Est - Hwy (MPG) 29 34
EPA Fuel Economy Est - City (MPG) 20 26
Transmission
Drivetrain Front Wheel Drive Front Wheel Drive
Reverse Ratio (:1) 3.00 3.58
Second Gear Ratio (:1) 1.94 1.77
Trans Order Code NA NA
Final Drive Axle Ratio (:1) 4.13 4.39
Fourth Gear Ratio (:1) 1.06 0.87
Trans Description Cont. Manual w/OD Manual w/OD
Sixth Gear Ratio (:1) 0.63 NA
First Gear Ratio (:1) 3.15 3.27
Clutch Size (in) - TBD - - TBD -
Third Gear Ratio (:1) 1.39 1.15
Trans Type 6 5
Fifth Gear Ratio (:1) 0.81 0.66
Trans Description Cont. Again NA NA
Seventh Gear Ratio (:1) - NA
Summary
Body Style 4 Door Sedan 4 Door Sedan
Vehicle Name Nissan Maxima Honda Accord Sdn
Suspension
Stabilizer Bar Diameter - Front (in) 0.87 1.00
Suspension Type - Rear Multi-Link Beam Five-Link
Suspension Type - Rear (Cont.) w/Coil Springs Double Wishbone
Shock Absorber Diameter - Rear (mm) - TBD - - TBD -
Suspension Type - Front Independent Strut Double Wishbone
Stabilizer Bar Diameter - Rear (in) 1.04 NA
Suspension Type - Front (Cont.) w/Coil Springs NA
Shock Absorber Diameter - Front (mm) - TBD - - TBD -
 
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