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Selected Style 4-Door Sedan 3.5 S
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Features

Trim

Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
4-Door Sedan 3.5 S 19 26 $28,988 $31,290
4-Door Sedan 3.5 SV 19 26 $31,845 $34,380
4-Door Sedan 3.5 SV w/Sport Pkg 19 26 $31,845 $34,380
4-Door Sedan 3.5 SV w/Premium Pkg 19 26 $31,845 $34,380
4-Door Sedan SE RWD
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Drivetrain

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Other

Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
4-Door Sedan RWD SE 18 27 $25,966 $26,995
4-Door Sedan RWD RT Max 15 25 $29,370 $30,695
4-Door Sedan RWD Road/Track 15 25 $29,370 $30,695
4-Door Sedan RWD RT Plus 15 25 $29,370 $30,695
4-Door Sedan RWD RT 15 25 $29,370 $30,695
4-Door Sedan RWD SXT Plus 19 31 $28,450 $29,695
4-Door Sedan RWD SXT 19 31 $28,450 $29,695
4-Door Sedan AWD SXT Plus 18 27 $30,750 $32,195
4-Door Sedan RWD SRT8 14 23 $44,770 $46,385
4-Door Sedan AWD SXT 18 27 $30,750 $32,195
4-Door Sedan RWD SRT8 Super Bee 14 23 $42,010 $43,385
4-Door Sedan AWD RT Max 15 23 $31,854 $33,395
4-Door Sedan AWD RT 15 23 $31,854 $33,395
4-Door Sedan AWD RT Plus 15 23 $31,854 $33,395
4-Door Sedan RWD SXT 100th Anniversary 19 31 $28,450 $29,695
4-Door Sedan RWD RT 100th Anniversary 15 25 $29,370 $30,695
Pricing
Invoice Price
$28,988
$25,966
Manufacturer Suggested Retail Price
$31,290
$26,995
Monthly Payment Estimate
$522 / month
$450 / month
Dealer Price Quotes
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TCC's Bottom Line The 2014 Nissan Maxima isn't the enthusiast car it claims to be, but it is a more luxurious, more stylish option than many of its competitors. The 2014 Dodge Charger's interior may surprise luxury car shoppers, but it'll definitely delight the blue collar crowd.
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Fuel Economy
Fuel Economy - City 19 mpg 18 mpg
Fuel Economy - Highway 26 mpg 27 mpg
Vehicle
EPA Classification Mid-Size Cars Large Cars
Interior Dimensions
Second Head Room (in) 36.4 36.6
Second Shoulder Room (in) 55.1 57.9
Front Leg Room (in) 43.8 41.8
Passenger Volume (ft³) 95.8 104.7
Front Hip Room (in) 53.4 56.2
Second Leg Room (in) 34.6 40.1
Front Head Room (in) 38.5 38.6
Passenger Capacity 5 5
Second Hip Room (in) 53.9 56.1
Front Shoulder Room (in) 56.3 59.5
Exterior Dimensions
Height, Overall (in) 57.8 58.4
Track Width, Rear (in) 62.4 63.8
Wheelbase (in) 109.3 120.2
Width, Max w/o mirrors (in) 73.2 75
Track Width, Front (in) 62.4 63.4
Min Ground Clearance (in) 5.6 5
Length, Overall (in) 190.6 199.9
Cargo Area Dimensions
Trunk Volume (ft³) 14.2 16.5
Brakes
Disc - Rear (Yes or ) Yes Yes
Rear Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in) 12.1 12.6
Rear Drum Diam x Width (in) NA NA
Disc - Front (Yes or ) Yes Yes
Front Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in) 12.6 12.6
Drum - Rear (Yes or ) NA NA
Brake ABS System 4-Wheel 4-Wheel
Fuel Tank
Fuel Tank Capacity, Approx (gal) 20 19.5
Steering
Turning Diameter - Curb to Curb (ft) 37.4 37.7
Steering Type Rack-Pinion Rack-Pinion
Tires
Rear Tire Order Code NA TW1
Front Tire Size P245/45VR18 P215/65TR17
Spare Tire Size Compact Compact
Front Tire Order Code NA TW1
Spare Tire Order Code NA NA
Rear Tire Size P245/45VR18 P215/65TR17
Trailering
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs) 150 150
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs) 1000 1000
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs) 1000 1000
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs) 100 100
Weight Information
Base Curb Weight (lbs) 3556 3961
Wheels
Spare Wheel Material Steel Steel
Front Wheel Size (in) 18 X 8 17 X 7
Spare Wheel Size (in) Compact Compact
Rear Wheel Material Aluminum Aluminum
Rear Wheel Size (in) 18 X 8 17 X 7
Front Wheel Material Aluminum Aluminum
Electrical
Cold Cranking Amps @ 0° F (Primary) 550 730
Maximum Alternator Capacity (amps) 130 160
Engine
SAE Net Horsepower @ RPM 290 @ 6400 292 @ 6350
Engine Type Premium Unleaded V-6 Regular Unleaded V-6
Fuel System Sequential MPI Sequential MPI
SAE Net Torque @ RPM 261 @ 4400 260 @ 4800
Engine Order Code NA ERB
Displacement 3.5 L/213 3.6 L/220
Mileage
EPA Fuel Economy Est - City (MPG) 19 18
Fuel Economy Est-Combined (MPG) 22 21
EPA Fuel Economy Est - Hwy (MPG) 26 27
Transmission
Trans Description Cont. Again NA NA
Reverse Ratio (:1) 1.77 3.16
Trans Order Code NA DGJ
Trans Description Cont. CVT w/OD Automatic w/OD
Drivetrain Front Wheel Drive Rear Wheel Drive
First Gear Ratio (:1) 2.37 - 0.44 3.59
Final Drive Axle Ratio (:1) 5.17 2.65
Trans Type 1 5
Fifth Gear Ratio (:1) - 0.83
Seventh Gear Ratio (:1) - NA
Second Gear Ratio (:1) - 2.19
Fourth Gear Ratio (:1) - 1.00
Sixth Gear Ratio (:1) - NA
Eighth Gear Ratio (:1) - NA
Third Gear Ratio (:1) - 1.41
Summary
Vehicle Name Nissan Maxima Dodge Charger
Body Style Sedan Sedan
Suspension
Suspension Type - Front Strut Short And Long Arm
Suspension Type - Front (Cont.) Strut Short And Long Arm
Suspension Type - Rear Multi-Link Multi-Link
Suspension Type - Rear (Cont.) Multi-Link Multi-Link
Emissions
Tons/yr of CO2 Emissions @ 15K mi/year 8.2 8.6
Crash Test Ratings
Overall Rating
Overall Frontal Barrier Crash Rating
Frontal Barrier Crash Rating Driver
Frontal Barrier Crash Rating Passenger
Overall Side Crash Rating
Side Barrier Rating
Side Barrier Rating Driver
Side Barrier Rating Passenger Rear Seat
Side Pole Rating Driver Front Seat
Combined Side Rating Front Seat
Combined Side Rating Rear Seat
Rollover Rating
 
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