Nissan Altima vs. Maxima


Nissan Altima vs. Maxima

Nissan can always be trusted to come up with premium-quality automobiles. They have lived up to these expectations with their brand new sedans – the Nissan Altima and the Nissan Maxima. If you’re about to buy a brand new car and you’re considering which is better - Nissan Altima vs. Maxima in Goldsboro, read on to have your doubts clarified.


Fuel economy
The Nissan Altima comes in two engine variants – the 179 horsepower, 2.5 liters double OHC 16 valve, 4 cylinders, and the 3.5 liters double OHC 16 valve, 4 cylinders. Both engines offer an MPG of 27/38 in the city or on the highway. There's also a 270 horsepower, V6 option which offers an MPG of 22/32. The Nissan Maxima comes with a single 200 horsepower, 3.5 liters double OHC 24 valve V6 engine. It gives an MPG of 21/30 in the city/highway.

Exteriors
Just 0.1 inches shorter and 0.3 inches wider than the 192.9 inches long and 72.9 inches wide Altima, the Nissan Maxima is the stockier of the two mid-size sedans. But wheelbase-wise, the Nissan Altima is much larger than the Maxima. Both cars are 4-door vehicles and can seat 5 adults comfortably. The V-Motion grille on the Altima is much lower than the one on the Maxima, giving it a more rugged look and the Maxima a more premium vibe.

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Interiors & comfort
Both the Altima and the Maxima have very similar interiors, with comfortable steering wheels, spacious dashboards, and stylish trimmings. In terms of front legroom and headroom, the Maxima is much more spacious than the Altima. But the Altima beats its competitor in the rear of the car, offering greater comfort with more space. Additionally, the Altima boasts of much larger trunk space at 15.4-cubic feet.

Safety
All Nissan vehicles, including the Altima and the Maxima, come equipped with state-of-the-art safety features. You can find TPMS as a standard accompaniment in the Altima. Other features like the Around View® Monitor, Rear Cross Traffic Alert, Forward Emergency Braking, Blind Spot Warning, and Predictive Forward Collision Warning are available for both cars.

Verdict
While the Nissan Altima is best for people who are looking for more power and fuel economy, the Nissan Maxima is ideal for those who want a sporty sedan that looks & feels more premium.


Source: Nissan