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2000 Nissan Maxima Specifications & Features


ENGINE

GXE

SE

GLE

VQ30DE DOHC 24-valve V6 engine with aluminum-alloy block and aluminum heads

Displacement

3.0 liters/2,988 cc

Horsepower (SAE net)

222 hp @ 6,400 rpm

Torque (SAE net in ft-lbs)

217 ft-lbs @ 4,000 rpm

Bore X stroke (inches)

3.66 X 2.89

Bore X stroke (millimeters)

93.0 X 73.3

Compression ratio

10.0:1

Induction system

Electronic sequential multi-point fuel injection

Valvetrain

DOHC, 4-valves-per-cylinder, mechanical lifters

Recommended fuel

Unleaded premium

Emissions system

Closed loop control, EGR,

3-way catalytic converter

Maximum engine speed

6,550 rpm

DRIVETRAIN

GXE

SE

GLE

Drive configuration

Front engine/front-wheel drive

Transmission type

5-speed manual or electronically controlled

4-speed automatic transmission

Gear ratios

 

4-speed automatic

5-speed manual

 

1st

2.785

3.290

 

2nd

1.545

1.850

 

3rd

1.000

1.272

 

4th

0.694

0.950

 

5th

--

0.800

 

reverse

2.272

3.430

Final drive ratio ( :1)

 

3.789

3.823

Differential type

Conventional

BODY, SUSPENSION AND STEERING

Body type

All-steel unibody construction with DURASTEEL®

Front suspension

Independent MacPherson struts with

coil springs and stabilizer bar

Rear suspension

Rear Multi-Link Beam™ suspension

with stabilizer bar

Steering ratio

16.6:1

Turning circle (curb-to-curb in feet)

35.4 (15", 16"), 40.0 (17")

Turns (lock-to-lock)

2.9

Steering type

Power-assisted

rack-and-pinion steering

BRAKES

GXE

SE

GLE

Front: Power-assisted 11-inch vented discs

Rear: Power-assisted 10.94-inch solid discs

4-channel, 4-sensor Anti-lock Braking System (ABS)

ELECTRICAL

GXE

SE

GLE

Electronic/Nissan Direct Ignition System (NDIS)

110 amp alternator

Low-maintenance 12-volt battery

WHEELS AND TIRES

GXE

SE

GLE

15-inch steel wheels with covers (6.0JJ X 15)

-

-

16-inch aluminum-alloy wheels (6.5JJ X 16)

luxury style

-

-

16-inch aluminum-alloy wheels (6.5JJ X 16)

sport style

-

-

17-inch aluminum-alloy wheels (7.0JJ X 17)

sport style

-

o

-

P205/65HR15 all-season steel-belted radial tires

-

-

P215/55HR16 all-season steel-belted radial tires

o

P225/50VR17 all-season steel-belted radial tires

-

o

-

EXTERIOR DIMENSIONS

GXE

SE

GLE

Wheelbase (in inches)

 

108.3

 

Overall length (in inches)

 

190.5

 

Overall width (in inches)

 

70.3

 

Overall height (in inches)

 

56.5

 

Front tread width (in inches) w/15 & 16 inch wheels

 

60.2

 

Front tread width (in inches) w/17 inch wheels

 

59.8

 

Rear tread width (in inches) w/15 & 16 inch wheels

 

59.4

 

Rear tread width (in inches) w/17 inch wheels

 

59.1

 

Trunk liftover height (in inches)

 

TBD

 

Minimum ground clearance (in inches)

5.5

5.5 (16")

5.9 (17")

5.5

Coefficient of drag (Cd)

0.32

0.31

0.32

EXTERIOR FEATURES AND OPTIONS

GXE

SE

GLE

Flush-mounted multi-parabola halogen headlights

Fog lights

-

Energy-absorbing body-color front and rear bumpers

Green-tinted glass with dark-tint upper

windshield band

Dual body-color power remote adjustable

sideview mirrors

Grille with chrome surround

-

Grille with black surround

-

-

Body-color rear spoiler

-

-

Heated outside mirrors

o

o

o

Electric rear window defroster

Center high-mount stop lamp, parcel shelf

(in rear spoiler on SE model)

Bright chrome door handles

-

Body-color door handles

-

-

Sunroof

o

o

o

INTERIOR DIMENSIONS

Front

Rear

Head room (in inches)

40.5

37.4

Leg room (in inches)

44.8

36.2

Hip room (in inches)

55.3

53.7

Shoulder room (in inches)

56.9

56.2

       
       

INTERIOR FEATURES AND OPTIONS

GXE

SE

GLE

Seating for five

8-way manual driver seat

-

8-way power driver seat

o

o

4-way manual passenger seat

-

4-way power passenger seat

-

o

Adjustable front head restraints

Cloth seating surfaces - luxury style

-

-

Cloth seating surfaces - sport style

-

-

Leather seating surfaces

-

o

Heated front seats

o

o

o

Passenger seat back pocket

-

o

Leather-wrapped steering wheel and shift lever/knob

-

Simulated wood tone trim

-

-

       
       

CAPACITIES

Seating capacity

5

Interior passenger volume (cu. ft.)

102.5

Cargo volume (cu. ft.)

15.1

Fuel tank (gals.)

18.5

Engine oil (qts.)

4.7

Engine coolant (qts.)

8.1

Maximum towing capacity (lbs.)

TBD

CURB WEIGHTS

GXE

SE

GLE

Manual transmission

3,186

3,199

-

Automatic transmission

3,235

3,245

3,294

Weight distribution (fr/rr %)

Manual transmission

61/39

61/39

-

Automatic transmission

62/38

62/38

62/38

       
       

COMFORT AND CONVENIENCE

FEATURES AND OPTIONS

GXE

SE

GLE

CFC-free air conditioning

Power windows with driver-side one touch auto down feature

Power door locks

Cruise control with steering wheel-mounted controls

Remote fuel-filler door and trunk release

Manual tilt steering column

Variable-speed intermittent windshield wipers

o

o

Height adjustable center console

o

Remote keyless entry system

Locking glove compartment

Dual illuminated vanity mirrors

Manual temperature control

-

Automatic temperature control

-

o

Front dual cup holders with cover

Rear dual cup holders

Rear 12-volt power outlet

       
       

AUDIO SYSTEMS

GXE

SE

GLE

Electronically tuned 60-watt AM/FM/cassette
4-speaker audio system with auto-reverse cassette, Dolby® Noise reduction, clock display

 

 

-

 

-

Electronically tuned 120-watt AM/FM/cassette/CD 6-speaker audio system with auto-reverse cassette, Dolby® Noise reduction, automatic metal tape capability, clock display

 

 

o

 

 

 

 

-

Premium Bose® 200-watt AM/FM/cassette/CD
7-speaker audio system with auto-reverse cassette, Dolby® Noise reduction, automatic metal tape capability, clock display

 

 

-

 

 

o

 

 

In-glass diversity antenna

       

SAFETY AND SECURITY FEATURES

Driver and passenger supplemental air bags

Front supplemental side-impact air bags

o

o

o

Remote keyless entry and Vehicle Security System with indicator light

Pipe-style steel side-door guard beams

Child safety rear door locks

Child seat anchor

Power window lockout button

3-point ALR driver and front passenger ALR/ELR - rear passenger ALR/ELR seat belt system

Energy-absorbing steering column

Front and rear crumple zones

Hood buckling creases and safety stops

Traction Control System (TCS)

-

o

o

Shift interlock system

EPA MILEAGE ESTIMATES

GXE

SE

GLE

Manual transmission

City

21

21

-

 

Highway

27

27

-

Automatic transmission

City

20

20

20

 

Highway

28

28

28

INSTRUMENTATION

GXE

SE

GLE

Speedometer, coolant temperature gauge

Tachometer

White-faced electroluminiscent speedometer and tachometer gauges

-

Titanium-faced electroluminiscent speedometer and tachometer gauges

-

-

LCD odometer with dual trip meters

Digital quartz clock in audio display

       

FACTORY OPTIONS AND PACKAGES

GXE

SE

GLE

Power sliding glass sunroof with rear tilt feature, sliding sunshade, one touch open/close

o

o

o

Automatic transmission

o

o

Meridian Edition - includes front-seat side air bags, heated front seats, heated outside mirrors, low washer fluid warning light (GXE requires Comfort and Convenience Package, SE requires Comfort and Convenience Package)

 

 

 

o

 

 

 

o

 

 

 

o

GXE Comfort and Convenience Package - includes 8-way power driver's seat, variable intermittent wipers, height adjustable center console, premium

3-in-1 audio system w/6 speakers, cargo net, 16-inch alloy wheels (requires automatic transmission)

 

 

 

o

 

 

 

-

 

 

 

-

SE Comfort and Convenience Package - includes sunroof, 8-way power driver's seat, HomeLink® Universal Transceiver, cargo net, variable intermittent wipers, 17-inch alloy wheels with

V-rated tires

 

 

 

-

 

 

 

o

 

 

 

-

SE Leather Trim Package - leather seating surfaces, 4-way power front passenger seat, automatic temperature control, passenger-side seatback pocket, outside temperature display

 

 

-

 

 

o

 

 

-

Traction control

-

o

o

 

Standard Equipment

o

Optional Equipment

-

Not Available






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