Compare 2005 Nissan Maxima vs 2005 Mazda MAZDA6

2005 Nissan Maxima
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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 Automatic i
Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
4-Door Sedan Automatic i 23 28 $17,530 $18,995
4-Door Sedan Manual i 23 31 $17,530 $18,995
4-Door Sedan Automatic Sport i 23 28 $20,014 $21,695
4-Door Sedan Manual Sport i 23 31 $20,014 $21,695
5-Door HB Automatic Sport i 23 28 $20,383 $22,095
5-Door HB Manual Sport i 23 31 $20,383 $22,095
5-Door Wagon Automatic s 20 27 $21,303 $23,095
5-Door Wagon Manual s 19 26 $21,303 $23,095
4-Door Sedan Automatic Sport s 20 27 $21,762 $23,595
4-Door Sedan Manual Sport s 19 26 $21,762 $23,595
5-Door HB Automatic Sport s 20 27 $22,451 $24,345
5-Door HB Manual Sport s 19 26 $22,451 $24,345
5-Door Wagon Automatic Sport s 20 27 $22,544 $24,445
5-Door Wagon Manual Sport s 19 26 $22,544 $24,445
4-Door Sedan Automatic Grand Touring i 23 28 $22,682 $24,595
4-Door Sedan Automatic Grand Touring s 20 27 $24,522 $26,595
5-Door Wagon Automatic Grand Touring s 20 27 $24,891 $26,995
Pricing
Invoice Price
$25,146
$17,530
Manufacturer Suggested Retail Price
$27,500
$18,995
Monthly Payment Estimate
$458 / month
$317 / month
The Car Connection's Take
TCC Rating
Fuel Economy
City
20 mpg 23 mpg
Highway
28 mpg 28 mpg
Vehicle
EPA Classification
Mid-Size Midsize
Interior Dimensions
Passenger Capacity
5 5
Second Shoulder Room (in)
56.5 54.9
Front Leg Room (in)
43.9 42.3
Front Hip Room (in)
53.5 54.7
Second Leg Room (in)
36.5 36.5
Front Head Room (in)
40.1 38.7
Passenger Volume (ft³)
103.6 96.1
Second Hip Room (in)
54.8 54.1
Front Shoulder Room (in)
57.9 56.1
Second Head Room (in)
37.3 37.1
Exterior Dimensions
Height, Overall (in)
58.3 56.7
Track Width, Rear (in)
61.2 60.6
Wheelbase (in)
111.2 105.3
Liftover Height (in)
- TBD - - TBD -
Width, Max w/o mirrors (in)
71.7 70.1
Track Width, Front (in)
61.0 60.6
Min Ground Clearance (in)
5.5 5.1
Length, Overall (in)
193.5 186.8
Cargo Area Dimensions
Trunk Volume (ft³)
15.5 15.2
Brakes
Disc - Rear (Yes or )
Yes Yes
Rear Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in)
11.50 x 0.35 11.0 x 0.4
Brake Type
Power Pwr
Rear Drum Diam x Width (in)
NA NA
Disc - Front (Yes or )
Yes Yes
Front Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in)
12.60 x 1.10 11.1 x 1.0
Drum - Rear (Yes or )
NA NA
Brake ABS System
4-Wheel Yes
Fuel Tank
Fuel Tank Capacity, Approx (gal)
20.0 18.0
Steering
Turning Diameter - Curb to Curb (ft)
40.0 38.7
Steering Type
Pwr Rack & Pinion Pwr Rack & Pinion
Lock to Lock Turns (Steering)
2.6 2.5
Turning Diameter - Wall to Wall (ft)
- TBD - - TBD -
Steering Ratio (:1), Overall
16.2 16.1
Tires
Spare Tire Size
T145/80R17 T115/70R15
Front Tire Order Code
NA NA
Spare Tire Order Code
NA NA
Rear Tire Size
P245/45VR18 P205/60VR16
Rear Tire Order Code
NA NA
Front Tire Size
P245/45VR18 P205/60VR16
Trailering
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs)
NA N/A
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs)
100 N/A
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs)
NA N/A
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs)
1000 N/A
Weight Information
Base Curb Weight (lbs)
3473 3153
Wheels
Rear Wheel Material
Aluminum Steel
Rear Wheel Size (in)
18 x 7.5 16 x 6.5
Front Wheel Material
Aluminum Steel
Spare Wheel Material
Aluminum Steel
Front Wheel Size (in)
18 x 7.5 16 x 6.5
Spare Wheel Size (in)
17 x - TBD - 15 x 4.0
Cooling System
Total Cooling System Capacity (qts)
8.8 7.9
Electrical
Maximum Alternator Capacity (amps)
110 90
Cold Cranking Amps @ 0° F (Primary)
- TBD - - TBD -
Engine
Fuel System
SMPI MPFI
SAE Net Torque @ RPM
255 @ 4400 155 @ 4000
Engine Order Code
NA NA
Displacement
3.5L/214 2.3L/138
SAE Net Horsepower @ RPM
265 @ 5800 160 @ 6000
Engine Type
Gas V6 Gas I4
Mileage
EPA Fuel Economy Est - Hwy (MPG)
28 28
EPA Fuel Economy Est - City (MPG)
20 23
Transmission
Final Drive Axle Ratio (:1)
2.44 4.42
Fourth Gear Ratio (:1)
1.34 0.70
Trans Description Cont.
Automatic Automatic w/OD
Sixth Gear Ratio (:1)
NA NA
First Gear Ratio (:1)
4.66 2.82
Clutch Size (in)
NA N/A
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 2.28
Second Gear Ratio (:1)
3.03 1.55
Trans Order Code
NA NA
Summary
Body Style
4 Door Sedan 4 Door Sedan
Vehicle Name
Nissan Maxima Mazda Mazda6
Suspension
Suspension Type - Rear
Multi-Link Beam Independent E-Type
Suspension Type - Rear (Cont.)
w/Coil Springs w/multi-links
Shock Absorber Diameter - Rear (mm)
- TBD - - TBD -
Suspension Type - Front
Independent Strut Independent Strut
Stabilizer Bar Diameter - Rear (in)
1.03 - TBD -
Suspension Type - Front (Cont.)
w/Coil Springs w/double wishbone
Shock Absorber Diameter - Front (mm)
- TBD - - TBD -
Stabilizer Bar Diameter - Front (in)
0.87 - TBD -

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