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2012 Nissan Maxima Comparisons

S Sedan

General Pricing

Resale Value $32,420.00 $32,345.00 $31,420.00
Destination $780.00 $995.00 $820.00

Engines & Power

Standard Engine 3.5L V6 5.7L V8 2.0L I4
Horsepower 290 @ 6400 RPM 370 @ 5250 RPM 200 @ 5100 RPM
Torque 261 @ 4400 RPM 395 @ 4200 RPM 207 @ 1700 RPM
Valves 4 2 4
Displacement (cc) 3498 5654 1984
Bore X Stroke (in.) 3.8 X 3.2 3.9 X 3.6 3.2 X 3.7
Compression Ratio 10.6:1 10.5:1 9.6:1

Fuel Economy

City (mpg) 19 15 22
Highway (mpg) 26 23 31

Exterior Dimensions & Weight

Curb Weight - Automatic (lb.) 3540.6 4448.9 3146.0
Wheelbase (in.) 109.3 120.2 106.7
Length (in.) 190.6 199.9 188.9
Width (in.) 73.2 75.0 73.0
Height (in.) 57.8 58.4 55.8
Track Front (in.) 62.4 63.4 61.1
Track Rear (in.) 62.4 63.8 61.4
Ground Clearance (in.) N/A N/A N/A

Interior Dimensions

Standard Seating 5 5 4
Front Headroom (in.) 38.5 38.6 37.4
Rear Headroom (in.) 36.4 36.6 36.6
Front Legroom (in.) 43.8 41.8 41.6
Rear Legroom (in.) 34.6 40.1 37.3
Front Shoulder Room (in.) 56.3 59.3 56.0
Rear Shoulder Room (in.) 55.1 57.9 54.7
Front Hip Room (in.) 53.4 56.2 57.5
Rear Hip Room (in.) 53.9 56.1 58.9

Payload & Towing

Passenger Volumn (cu. ft.) 95.8 104.7 96.3

Steering, Suspension & Brakes

Front Suspension strut multi-link strut
Rear Suspension multi-link multi-link multi-link
Tires 245/45R18 235/55R19 235/40R18

Anti-Theft & Locks

Power Door Locks Std. Std. Std.

Braking & Traction

4 Wheel Drive / All Wheel Drive front wheel drive 4x4 wheel drive front wheel drive
ABS Brakes (2 or 4 Wheel) Std. Std. Std.
Limited Slip Differential or Axle N/A N/A N/A
Vehicle Stability Control System Std. Std. Std.

Entertainment, Communication & Navigation

Radio AM/FM AM/FM AM/FM
Cassette Player N/A N/A N/A
CD Player N/A Yes Yes
CD Changer Yes N/A N/A
DVD Player N/A Std. N/A
Navigation Aid N/A N/A Std.

Interior

Cruise Control Std. Std. Std.
Tilt Steering Yes Yes Yes
Telescopic Steering Column Yes Yes Yes

Heating, Ventilation & Air Conditioning

Air Conditioning Std. Std. Std.

Safety

Driver Airbag Std. Std. Std.
Front Side Airbag Std. Std. Std.
Passenger Side Airbag Std. Std. Std.
Rear Side Airbag N/A N/A N/A

Seats

Driver Multi-Adjustable Power Seat Yes Yes Yes

Roof

Sunroof / Moonroof Std. N/A N/A

Windows, Mirrors & Wipers

Power Windows Std. Std. Std.

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