Compare 2002 Acura TL vs 2002 Nissan Maxima

2002 Acura TL
2002 Nissan Maxima
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4-Door Sedan 3.2L
Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
TL 4-Door Sedan 3.2L 19 29 $26,322 $28,880
TL 4-Door Sedan 3.2L Type S 19 29 $28,461 $31,230
TL 4-Door Sedan 3.2L Type S w/Navigation 19 29 $30,282 $33,230
TL 4-Door Sedan 3.2L w/Navigation 19 29 $28,143 $30,880
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4-Door Sedan GLE Automatic
Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
Maxima 4-Door Sedan GLE Automatic 20 26 $24,354 $27,099
Maxima 4-Door Sedan GXE Automatic 20 26 $22,326 $24,699
Maxima 4-Door Sedan SE Automatic 20 26 $22,871 $25,449
Maxima 4-Door Sedan SE Manual 21 28 $22,871 $25,449
Pricing
Invoice Price
$26,322
$24,354
Manufacturer Suggested Retail Price
$28,880
$27,099
Monthly Payment Estimate
$481 / month
$452 / month
The Car Connection's Take
TCC Rating
Fuel Economy
City
19 mpg 20 mpg
Highway
29 mpg 26 mpg
Vehicle
EPA Classification
Mid-Size Mid-Size
Interior Dimensions
Second Head Room (in)
36.8 37.4
Passenger Capacity
5 5
Second Shoulder Room (in)
55.7 56.2
Front Leg Room (in)
42.4 43.9
Front Hip Room (in)
56.0 55.3
Second Leg Room (in)
35.0 36.2
Front Head Room (in)
39.9 40.5
Passenger Volume (ft³)
96.5 102.5
Second Hip Room (in)
55.0 53.7
Front Shoulder Room (in)
56.2 56.9
Exterior Dimensions
Length, Overall (in)
192.5 191.5
Height, Overall (in)
53.7 57.1
Track Width, Rear (in)
60.4 59.1
Wheelbase (in)
108.1 108.3
Liftover Height (in)
- TBD - - TBD -
Width, Max w/o mirrors (in)
70.7 70.3
Track Width, Front (in)
61.2 59.8
Min Ground Clearance (in)
5.3 - TBD -
Cargo Area Dimensions
Trunk Volume (ft³)
14.3 15.1
Brakes
Disc - Rear (Yes or )
Yes Yes
Rear Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in)
11.1 x 0.35 - TBD -
Brake Type
Pwr Power
Rear Drum Diam x Width (in)
NA NA
Disc - Front (Yes or )
Yes Yes
Front Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in)
11.8 x 1.10 - TBD -
Drum - Rear (Yes or )
NA NA
Brake ABS System
4-Wheel 4-Wheel
Fuel Tank
Fuel Tank Capacity, Approx (gal)
17.2 18.5
Steering
Turning Diameter - Curb to Curb (ft)
36.8 40.0
Steering Type
Variable Pwr Pwr Rack & Pinion
Lock to Lock Turns (Steering)
3.11 2.9
Turning Diameter - Wall to Wall (ft)
- TBD - - TBD -
Steering Ratio (:1), Overall
16.1 16.6
Tires
Front Tire Size
P205/60VR16 P215/55HR17
Spare Tire Size
P135/80R16 Compact
Front Tire Order Code
NA NA
Spare Tire Order Code
NA NA
Rear Tire Size
P205/60VR16 P215/55HR17
Rear Tire Order Code
NA NA
Trailering
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs)
- TBD - 1000
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs)
- TBD - NA
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs)
- TBD - 100
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs)
- TBD - NA
Weight Information
Base Curb Weight (lbs)
3494 3275
Wheels
Rear Wheel Material
Aluminum Alloy
Rear Wheel Size (in)
16" x 6.5" 17 x 7.0
Front Wheel Material
Aluminum Alloy
Spare Wheel Material
- TBD - Steel
Front Wheel Size (in)
16" x 6.5" 17 x 7.0
Spare Wheel Size (in)
Compact Compact
Cooling System
Total Cooling System Capacity (qts)
7.8 - TBD -
Electrical
Maximum Alternator Capacity (amps)
105 - TBD -
Cold Cranking Amps @ 0° F (Primary)
- TBD - - TBD -
Engine
Engine Type
Gas V6 Gas V6
Fuel System
PGM-FI SMPI
SAE Net Torque @ RPM
216 @ 4700 246 @ 4400
Engine Order Code
NA NA
Displacement
3.2L/196 3.5L/213
SAE Net Horsepower @ RPM
225 @ 5600 255 @ 5800
Mileage
EPA Fuel Economy Est - Hwy (MPG)
29 26
EPA Fuel Economy Est - City (MPG)
19 20
Transmission
Final Drive Axle Ratio (:1)
4.428 3.79
Fourth Gear Ratio (:1)
0.653 0.69
Trans Description Cont.
Automatic w/OD Automatic w/OD
Sixth Gear Ratio (:1)
NA NA
First Gear Ratio (:1)
2.563 2.78
Clutch Size (in)
NA NA
Third Gear Ratio (:1)
1.021 1.00
Trans Type
5 4
Fifth Gear Ratio (:1)
0.470 NA
Seventh Gear Ratio (:1)
NA NA
Trans Description Cont. Again
NA NA
Drivetrain
Front-Wheel Drive Front Wheel Drive
Reverse Ratio (:1)
1.846 2.27
Second Gear Ratio (:1)
1.551 1.54
Trans Order Code
NA NA
Summary
Body Style
4 Door Sedan 4 Door Sedan
Vehicle Name
Acura TL Nissan Maxima
Suspension
Stabilizer Bar Diameter - Front (in)
1.07 - TBD -
Suspension Type - Rear
Double-Wishbone Multi-Link Beam
Suspension Type - Rear (Cont.)
w/Coil Springs w/Coil Springs
Shock Absorber Diameter - Rear (mm)
- TBD - - TBD -
Suspension Type - Front
Double-Wishbone Independent Strut
Stabilizer Bar Diameter - Rear (in)
0.71 - TBD -
Suspension Type - Front (Cont.)
w/Coil Springs w/Coil Springs
Shock Absorber Diameter - Front (mm)
- TBD - - TBD -

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