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2013 Nissan Maxima

2013 Volkswagen CC

  2013 Nissan Maxima 4-door Sedan 3.5 S Angular Front Exterior View 2013 Volkswagen CC
Invoice $28,396 $29,292
19/26 17/32
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Bottom Line The 2013 Nissan Maxima offers a lot more flair than the typical larger sedan, along with premium feel inside; but driving enthusiasts should be aware that it isn't quite a serious sport sedan. Read Full Review The 2013 Volkswagen CC sacrifices some practicality in the name of fashion, and feels like a luxury car in many respects. Read Full Review
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  • Stylish interior
  • Quiet cabin
  • Firm yet smooth ride
  • Steering and handling
  • Snug, comfortable seats (Sport)


  • CVT detracts from sportiness
  • Tight rear headroom
  • Loaded, the price of a luxury-brand model


  • Daringly different exterior
  • Plush interior
  • Quiet, smooth ride
  • Responsive powertrain (2.0T, DSG)


  • Unusual seating position
  • Limited rear headroom
  • Harsh ride with larger wheels
  • Many luxury items saved for VR6 models
  • Top VR6 models come at an Audi price
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