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Nissan Maxima
2022 Nissan Maxima
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$37,240
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Suzuki Kizashi
2013 Suzuki Kizashi
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$19,999
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Volkswagen Passat
2022 Volkswagen Passat
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Overview

Engine
3.5L V6 Gas
Engine
2.4L Inline-4 Gas
Engine
2.0L Turbo Inline-4 Gas
Transmission
Continuously Variable Automatic (CVT)
Transmission
6-Speed Manual
Transmission
6-Speed Automatic
Drivetrain
Front-Wheel Drive
Drivetrain
Front-Wheel Drive
Drivetrain
Front-Wheel Drive
Fuel Economy
City: 20 MPG
Hwy: 30 MPG
Fuel Economy
City: 20 MPG
Hwy: 29 MPG
Fuel Economy
City: 24 MPG
Hwy: 36 MPG
Fuel Tank Capacity
18 gallons
Fuel Tank Capacity
16.6 gallons
Fuel Tank Capacity
18.5 gallons
Seating Capacity
5 seater
Seating Capacity
5 seater
Seating Capacity
5 seater
Trunk Volume
14.3 ft³
Trunk Volume
13.3 ft³
Trunk Volume
15.9 ft³

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Performance Specs

Engine and Transmission

Engine
3.5L V6 Gas
2.4L Inline-4 Gas
2.0L Turbo Inline-4 Gas
Horsepower
300 hp @ 6400 rpm
185 hp @ 6500 rpm
174 hp @ 5000 rpm
Torque
261 lb-ft @ 4400 rpm
170 lb-ft @ 4000 rpm
206 lb-ft @ 1700 rpm
Transmission
Continuously Variable Automatic (CVT)
6-Speed Manual
6-Speed Automatic
Drivetrain
Front-Wheel Drive
Front-Wheel Drive
Front-Wheel Drive

Weight and Towing

Curb Weight
3,565 lbs
3,241 lbs
3,369 lbs

Fuel and MPG

Fuel Economy

Combined
24 MPG
24 MPG
28 MPG
City
20 MPG
20 MPG
24 MPG
Highway
30 MPG
29 MPG
36 MPG

Emissions

CO2 Emissions @ 15K mi/year
7.3 Tons/yr
7.6 Tons/yr
6.3 Tons/yr
EPA rating
N/A
5
N/A

Fuel Tank

Fuel Tank Capacity
18 gallons
16.6 gallons
18.5 gallons
Cruising Range City
360 miles
332 miles
444 miles
Cruising Range Highway
540 miles
481.4 miles
666 miles

Dimensions and Measurement

Exterior Dimensions

Length
192.8 in
183.1 in
193.6 in
Height
56.5 in
58.3 in
58.7 in
Max Width
73.2 in
71.7 in
72.6 in
Front Width
62.4 in
61.6 in
61.7 in
Rear Width
62.4 in
61.6 in
60.7 in
Wheelbase
109.3 in
106.3 in
110.4 in
Ground Clearance
5.3 in
5.7 in
5.7 in

Interior Space

Seating Capacity
5 seater
5 seater
5 seater
Front Seat Leg Room
45 in
41.7 in
42.4 in
Front Seat Headroom
39.4 in
39.3 in
37.4 in
Front Seat Shoulder Room
56.7 in
55.5 in
56.9 in
Front Seat Hip Room
54.2 in
53.1 in
54.6 in
Rear Seat Leg Room
34.2 in
35.6 in
39.1 in
Rear Seat Headroom
36.7 in
37 in
37.8 in
Rear Seat Shoulder Room
55.7 in
54.6 in
57 in
Rear Seat Hip Room
53.5 in
52.1 in
54.8 in

Cargo Space

Trunk Volume
14.3 ft³
13.3 ft³
15.9 ft³

Wheels and Suspension

Steering

Steering Type
Rack-Pinion
Pwr Rack & Pinion
Rack-Pinion
Turning Diameter
N/A
N/A
36.4 ft

Wheels

Wheels Type
Aluminum Wheels
N/A
Aluminum Wheels
Front Wheel Size
18" x 8.5"
17" x TBD
18" x 8"
Rear Wheel Size
18" x 8.5"
17" x TBD
18" x 8"

Suspension

Front Suspension
Strut
Independent
Strut
Rear Suspension
Multi-Link
Multi-Link
Multi-Link

Tires

Front Tire
P245/45VR18
P215/55R17
P235/45HR18
Rear Tire
P245/45VR18
P215/55R17
P235/45HR18
Spare Tire
Compact
N/A
Compact

Colors and Materials

Standard Exterior Colors

  • Brilliant Silver Metallic
  • Deep Blue Pearl
  • Gun Metallic
  • Pearl White Tricoat
  • Scarlet Ember Pearl Metallic Tinted CC
  • Super Black
N/A
  • Deep Black Pearl
  • Platinum Gray Metallic
  • Pure White
  • Tourmaline Blue Metallic

Optional Exterior Colors

N/A
N/A
Aurora Red Metallic

Standard Interior Materials

  • Cashmere, Leather-Appointed Seat Trim
  • Charcoal, Leather-Appointed Seat Trim
  • Beige, Cloth seat trim
  • Mauro Brown, Perforated V-Tex Leatherette Seating Surfaces
  • Shetland Beige, Perforated V-Tex Leatherette Seating Surfaces
  • Titan Black, Perforated V-Tex Leatherette Seating Surfaces

Features and Options

Infotainment

HD Radio
Not Available
Not Available
Standard
Bluetooth Connection
Standard
Not Available
Standard
Satellite Radio
Standard
Not Available
Standard
Smart Device Integration
Standard
Not Available
Standard
WiFi Hotspot
Not Available
Not Available
Standard
Auxiliary Audio Input
Standard
Standard
Standard
MP3 Player
Standard
Standard
Standard

Interior Trim

Bucket Seats
Standard
Standard
Standard
Cloth Seats
Standard
Standard
Standard
Leather Seats
Standard
Standard
Standard
Leather Steering Wheel
Standard
Not Available
Standard
Premium Synthetic Seats
Standard
Standard
Standard
Vinyl Seats
Standard
Standard
Standard
Sun/Moonroof
Not Available
Not Available
Standard

Comfort

Navigation System
Standard
Not Available
Not Available
Steering Wheel Audio Controls
Standard
Standard
Standard
Power Mirror(s)
Standard
Not Available
Standard
A/C
Standard
Standard
Standard
Adaptive Cruise Control
Standard
Not Available
Standard
Climate Control
Standard
Standard
Standard
Cruise Control
Standard
Not Available
Standard
Heated Front Seat(s)
Standard
Not Available
Not Available
Keyless Entry
Standard
Standard
Standard
Multi-Zone A/C
Standard
Standard
Standard
Power Driver Seat
Standard
Not Available
Standard
Power Passenger Seat
Standard
Not Available
Not Available
Remote Engine Start
Standard
Standard
Standard
Rear A/C
Not Available
Standard
Not Available
Keyless Start
Standard
Standard
Standard
Telematics
Not Available
Not Available
Standard

Safety

Safety Features

Back-Up Camera
Standard
Not Available
Standard
Cross-Traffic Alert
Not Available
Not Available
Standard
Rear Parking Aid
Standard
Not Available
Not Available
Blind Spot Monitor
Not Available
Not Available
Standard
Lane Departure Warning
Not Available
Not Available
Standard
Lane Keeping Assist
Not Available
Not Available
Standard
ABS
Standard
Standard
Standard
Tire Pressure Monitor
Standard
Standard
Standard
Brake Assist
Standard
Standard
Standard
Stability Control
Standard
Standard
Standard
Traction Control
Standard
Standard
Standard

US NHTSA crash test result

Overall Rating
N/A
N/A
Frontal Barrier Crash Rating
N/A
N/A
Side Crash Rating
N/A
N/A
Rollover Rating
N/A
N/A

Airbags

Driver Air Bag
Standard
Standard
Standard
Front Head Air Bag
Standard
Standard
Standard
Front Side Air Bag
Standard
Standard
Standard
Knee Air Bag
Standard
Not Available
Not Available
Passenger Air Bag
Standard
Standard
Standard
Rear Head Air Bag
Standard
Standard
Standard
Rear Side Air Bag
Standard
Standard
Not Available

Warranty

Warranty Summary

Basic
3 Years / 36,000 Miles
3 Years / 36,000 Miles
4 Years / 50,000 Miles
Corrosion
5 Years / Unlimited Miles
5 Years / Unlimited Miles
7 Years / 100,000 Miles
Drivetrain
5 Years / 60,000 Miles
7 Years / 100,000 Miles
4 Years / 50,000 Miles
Roadside Assistance
3 Years / 36,000 Miles
3 Years / 36,000 Miles
3 Years / 36,000 Miles
Maintenance
N/A
N/A
2 Years / 20,000 Miles
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