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2005 Buick Lacrosse
2005 Nissan Maxima
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4-Door Sedan CX
Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
4-Door Sedan CX 20 29 $20,894 $22,835
4-Door Sedan CXL 20 29 $23,181 $25,335
4-Door Sedan CXS 20 29 $25,926 $28,335
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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
Pricing
Invoice Price
$20,894
$25,146
Manufacturer Suggested Retail Price
$22,835
$27,500
Monthly Payment Estimate
$381 / month
$458 / month
The Car Connection's Take
TCC Rating
Fuel Economy
City
20 mpg 20 mpg
Highway
29 mpg 28 mpg
Vehicle
EPA Classification
Mid-Size Mid-Size
Interior Dimensions
Second Hip Room (in)
54.6 54.8
Front Shoulder Room (in)
57.2 57.9
Second Head Room (in)
37.2 37.3
Passenger Capacity
5 5
Second Shoulder Room (in)
57.0 56.5
Front Leg Room (in)
42.3 43.9
Front Hip Room (in)
55.3 53.5
Second Leg Room (in)
37.6 36.5
Front Head Room (in)
39.4 40.1
Passenger Volume (ft³)
99.4 103.6
Exterior Dimensions
Track Width, Front (in)
61.7 61.0
Min Ground Clearance (in)
- TBD - 5.5
Length, Overall (in)
198.1 193.5
Height, Overall (in)
57.4 58.3
Track Width, Rear (in)
61.5 61.2
Wheelbase (in)
110.5 111.2
Liftover Height (in)
- TBD - - TBD -
Width, Max w/o mirrors (in)
73.0 71.7
Cargo Area Dimensions
Trunk Volume (ft³)
16.0 15.5
Brakes
Drum - Rear (Yes or )
NA NA
Brake ABS System
NA 4-Wheel
Disc - Rear (Yes or )
Yes Yes
Rear Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in)
10.6 x 0.55 11.50 x 0.35
Brake Type
Power Power
Rear Drum Diam x Width (in)
NA NA
Disc - Front (Yes or )
Yes Yes
Front Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in)
11.7 x 1.26 12.60 x 1.10
Fuel Tank
Fuel Tank Capacity, Approx (gal)
17 20.0
Steering
Steering Ratio (:1), Overall
15.3 16.2
Turning Diameter - Curb to Curb (ft)
40.4 40.0
Steering Type
Pwr rack & pinion Pwr Rack & Pinion
Lock to Lock Turns (Steering)
2.39 2.6
Turning Diameter - Wall to Wall (ft)
- TBD - - TBD -
Tires
Rear Tire Order Code
QPX NA
Front Tire Size
P225/60R16 P245/45VR18
Spare Tire Size
Compact T145/80R17
Front Tire Order Code
QPX NA
Spare Tire Order Code
NA NA
Rear Tire Size
P225/60R16 P245/45VR18
Trailering
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs)
- TBD - NA
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs)
1000 1000
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs)
- TBD - NA
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs)
100 100
Weight Information
Base Curb Weight (lbs)
3495 3473
Wheels
Spare Wheel Material
Steel Aluminum
Front Wheel Size (in)
16 x - TBD - 18 x 7.5
Spare Wheel Size (in)
Compact 17 x - TBD -
Rear Wheel Material
Steel Aluminum
Rear Wheel Size (in)
16 x - TBD - 18 x 7.5
Front Wheel Material
Steel Aluminum
Cooling System
Total Cooling System Capacity (qts)
11.6 8.8
Electrical
Maximum Alternator Capacity (amps)
- TBD - 110
Cold Cranking Amps @ 0° F (Primary)
600 - TBD -
Engine
SAE Net Horsepower @ RPM
200 @ 5200 265 @ 5800
Engine Type
Gas V6 Gas V6
Fuel System
SFI SMPI
SAE Net Torque @ RPM
230 @ 4000 255 @ 4400
Engine Order Code
L26 NA
Displacement
3.8L/231 3.5L/214
Mileage
EPA Fuel Economy Est - City (MPG)
20 20
EPA Fuel Economy Est - Hwy (MPG)
29 28
Transmission
Seventh Gear Ratio (:1)
NA -
Trans Description Cont. Again
NA NA
Drivetrain
Front Wheel Drive Front Wheel Drive
Reverse Ratio (:1)
2.39 5.11
Second Gear Ratio (:1)
1.57 3.03
Trans Order Code
MX0 NA
Final Drive Axle Ratio (:1)
2.86 2.44
Fourth Gear Ratio (:1)
0.71 1.34
Trans Description Cont.
Automatic w/OD Automatic
Sixth Gear Ratio (:1)
NA NA
First Gear Ratio (:1)
2.92 4.66
Clutch Size (in)
NA NA
Third Gear Ratio (:1)
1.00 1.98
Trans Type
4 5
Fifth Gear Ratio (:1)
NA 1.02
Summary
Body Style
4 Door Sedan CX 4 Door Sedan
Vehicle Name
Buick LaCrosse Nissan Maxima
Suspension
Shock Absorber Diameter - Front (mm)
- TBD - - TBD -
Stabilizer Bar Diameter - Front (in)
- TBD - 0.87
Suspension Type - Rear
Independent Multi-Link Beam
Suspension Type - Rear (Cont.)
Premium Ride w/Coil Springs
Shock Absorber Diameter - Rear (mm)
- TBD - - TBD -
Suspension Type - Front
Independent Independent Strut
Stabilizer Bar Diameter - Rear (in)
- TBD - 1.03
Suspension Type - Front (Cont.)
Premium Ride w/Coil Springs

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