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1999 Nissan Maxima Specifications & Features


Source of Production: Nissan Motor Co., Ltd.
Assembly Plant Location: Oppama and Tochigi, Japan


GXE SE GLE
ENGINE
VQ30DE DOHC 24-valve V6 engine with aluminum-alloy block and aluminum heads
Displacement 3.0 liters/2,988 cc
Horsepower (SAE net) 190 hp @ 5,600 rpm
Torque (SAE net in ft-lbs) 205 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 (:1) 4-speed automatic 5-speed manual

1st 2.785 3.285

2nd 1.545 1.850

3rd 1.000 1.272

4th 0.694 0.954

5th 0.795
Reverse 2.272 3.428
Final drive ratio ( :1) 3.619 3.823
Differential type Conventional

BODY SUSPENSION & STEERING
Body type All-steel unibody construction with DURASTEEL®
Front suspension Independent MacPherson struts with coil springs and 21.0 mm stabilizer bar
Rear suspension Rear Multi-Link Beam™ suspension with 31.8 mm stabilizer bar
Steering ratio (:1) 16.7:1
Turning circle (curb-to-curb, in feet) 34.8
Turns (lock-to-lock) 2.9
Steering type Engine-speed-sensitive power-assisted rack-and-pinion steering

BRAKES GXE SE GLE
Front: Power-assisted 11.02-inch vented discs
Rear: Power-assisted 10.94-inch solid discs
Optional 4-channel, 4-sensor Anti-lock Braking System (ABS) o o o

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)
15-inch aluminum-alloy wheels (6.5JJ X 15)
P205/65SR15 all-season steel-belted radial tires
P215/55HR16 all-season steel-belted radial tires

EXTERIOR DIMENSIONS GXE XE GLE
Wheelbase (in inches) 106.3 106.3 106.3
Overall length (in inches) 189.4 189.4 189.4
Overall width (in inches) 69.7 69.7 69.7
Overall height (in inches) 55.7 55.7 55.7
Front tread width (in inches) 60.2 59.8 59.8
Rear track width (in inches) 59.4 59.1 59.1
Trunk liftover height (in inches) 25.1 25.1 25.0
Minimum ground clearance (in inches) 6.1 6.1 6.1
Coefficient of Drag (Cd) 0.32 0.32 0.32

INTERIOR DIMENSIONS Front Rear
Head room (in inches) 40.1 37.4
Leg room (in inches) 43.9 34.3
Hip room (in inches) 54.3 55.9
Shoulder room (in inches) 56.8 56.2

CAPACITIES
Seating Capacity 5
Total interior passenger volume (in cu. ft.) 99.6
Cargo volume (in cu. ft.) 14.5
Fuel tank (in gals.) 18.5
Engine oil (in qts.) 4.7
Engine coolant (in qts.) 7.7
Maximum towing capacity (in lbs.) 1,000

CURB WEIGHTS GXE SE GLE
Manual transmission 3,012 3,014
Automatic transmission 3,069 3,072 3,085
Weight distribution (front/rear %)
Manual Trans. 62/38 62/38
Automatic Trans. 63/37 63/37 63/37

EPA MILEAGE ESTIMATES GXE SE GLE
Manual transmission
City 22 22
Highway 27 27
Automatic transmission
City 21 21 21
Highway 28 28 28


XE GXE SE
EXTERIOR FEATURES & OPTIONS
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 signature bar
Grille with body-color signature bar
Body-color rear spoiler
Heated outside mirrors o o
Electric rear window defroster
Center high-mount stop lamp (in rear spoiler on SE model)
Bright chrome door handles
Body-color door handles
Sunroof o o o
INTERIOR FEATURES & OPTIONS
Seating for five
4-way manual driver and passenger seats
8-way power driver seat o o
4-way manual passenger seat
4-way power passenger seat o
Adjustable front headrests
Cloth seating surfaces o
Leather seating surfaces o
Passenger seat back pockets
Leather-wrapped steering wheel and shift lever/knob
Simulated wood tone trim o o
COMFORT AND CONVENIENCE
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
Remote keyless entry system
Locking glove compartment
Dual illuminated vanity mirrors o
Manual temperature control
Automatic temperature control o
Front dual cup holders with cover
INSTRUMENTATION
Speedometer, coolant temperature gauge
Tachometer
White-faced electroluminiscent speedometer and tachometer gauges
LCD odometer with dual trip meters
Digital quartz clock (in audio display)
AUDIO SYSTEMS
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 6-speaker audio system with auto-reverse cassette, Dolby® Noise reduction, automatic metal tape capability, clock display o
Power and diversity antenna
SAFETY AND SECURITY
Driver and passenger supplemental air bags
Front supplemental side-impact air bags o o
Remote keyless entry and Vehicle Security System with indicator light o
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
FACTORY OPTIONS AND PACKAGES
Power sliding glass sunroof with rear tilt feature and sliding sunshade o o
Automatic transmission o o
Anti-lock Braking System (ABS) o o o
SE Leather Trim Package - leather seating surfaces, 4-way power passenger seat, automatic temperature control, passenger-side seatback pocket o
Deluxe Seating Package - includes front-seat side air bags, heated front seats, heated outside mirrors, low washer fluid warning light, and heavy duty battery (SE required Security and Convenience Package, Bose audio system, SE Leather Package, and ABS, GLE requires ABS) o o
GXE Security and Convenience Package - includes 8-way power driver's seat, remote keyless entry and vehicle security system, electric remote trunk release, illuminated visor vanity mirrors, variable intermittent wipers, tailpipe finisher and H-rated tires o
SE Security and Convenience Package - includes sunroof, 8-way power driver's seat, remote keyless entry and Vehicle Security System, electric remote trunk release, HomeLink® Universal Transceiver, illuminated visor vanity mirrors, variable intermittent wipers and chrome exhaust finisher o o
DEALER-INSTALLED ACCESSORIES
Rear spoiler kit, splash guards, CD player, nose mask, floor mats, convenience net, trunk mounted 6-disc CD autochanger, in-dash 3-disc CD autochanger, sunroof, wind deflector, battery warmer, car cover/cable lock, cassette deck cleaner, engine block heater, wheel locks, wood trim kit, ski bag, trunk mat, cigarette lighter, gold badging, in-dash cellular telephone, fog lights, air bag anti-theft bolt
NOTE: GXE option package requires automatic transmission

Standard Equipment
o Optional Equipment
Not available





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