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3.5 S 4dr Sedan V6 CVT 3.5 S


Disc - Front (Yes or ) Yes
Brake Type Pwr
Front Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in) 12.60 x 1.10
Rear Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in) 12.13 x 0.63
Drum - Rear (Yes or )
Rear Drum Diam x Width (in)
Disc - Rear (Yes or ) Yes
Brake ABS System 4-Wheel

Cargo Area Dimensions

Trunk Volume (ft³) 14.2

Cooling System

Total Cooling System Capacity (qts) 9.6


Maximum Alternator Capacity (amps) 130
Cold Cranking Amps @ 0° F (Primary) 550


Tons/yr of CO2 Emissions @ 15K mi/year 8.5
EPA Greenhouse Gas Score 5


Engine Type Gas V6
Displacement 3.5L/- TBD -
SAE Net Torque @ RPM 261 @ 4400
Fuel System SMPI
SAE Net Horsepower @ RPM 290 @ 6400
Engine Order Code

Exterior Dimensions

Wheelbase (in) 109.3
Length, Overall (in) 190.6
Liftover Height (in) 27.2
Track Width, Rear (in) 62.4
Min Ground Clearance (in) 5.6
Track Width, Front (in) 62.4
Height, Overall (in) 57.8
Width, Max w/o mirrors (in) 73.2

Fuel Tank

Fuel Tank Capacity, Approx (gal) 20.0

Interior Dimensions

Front Hip Room (in) 53.4
Passenger Capacity 5
Passenger Volume (ft³) 95.8
Second Hip Room (in) 53.9
Second Shoulder Room (in) 55.1
Second Leg Room (in) 34.6
Second Head Room (in) 36.4
Front Shoulder Room (in) 56.3
Front Leg Room (in) 43.8
Front Head Room (in) 38.5


Fuel Economy Est-Combined (MPG) 22
EPA Fuel Economy Est - Hwy (MPG) 26
EPA Fuel Economy Est - City (MPG) 19


Steering Type Pwr Rack & Pinion
Turning Diameter - Wall to Wall (ft) 40.0
Lock to Lock Turns (Steering) 2.6
Steering Ratio (:1), Overall 15.2
Turning Diameter - Curb to Curb (ft) 37.4


Vehicle Name Nissan Maxima
Body Style 4 Door Sedan


Suspension Type - Rear Multi-Link
Suspension Type - Front (Cont.) w/Coil Springs
Suspension Type - Rear (Cont.) w/Coil Springs
Shock Absorber Diameter - Front (mm) - TBD -
Shock Absorber Diameter - Rear (mm) - TBD -
Stabilizer Bar Diameter - Front (in) 1.00
Stabilizer Bar Diameter - Rear (in) 0.83
Suspension Type - Front Independent Strut


Rear Tire Size P245/45VR18
Front Tire Size P245/45VR18
Spare Tire Order Code
Rear Tire Order Code
Front Tire Order Code
Spare Tire Size T145/80D17


Dead Weight Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs) 1000
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs) 100
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs)
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs)


Drivetrain Front Wheel Drive
Fourth Gear Ratio (:1)
Third Gear Ratio (:1)
Second Gear Ratio (:1)
First Gear Ratio (:1) - TBD -
Trans Description Cont. Again
Trans Description Cont. Continuously Variable
Trans Type 1
Trans Order Code
Final Drive Axle Ratio (:1) 5.17
Clutch Size (in)
Reverse Ratio (:1) 1.77
Sixth Gear Ratio (:1)
Fifth Gear Ratio (:1)


EPA Classification Mid-Size

Weight Information

Base Curb Weight (lbs) 3540


Spare Wheel Size (in) 17 x - TBD -
Rear Wheel Size (in) 18 x 8.0
Rear Wheel Material Aluminum
Spare Wheel Material Steel
Front Wheel Size (in) 18 x 8.0
Front Wheel Material Aluminum