Compare 2022 Chrysler 300 vs 2021 Nissan Maxima

2022 Chrysler 300
2021 Nissan Maxima
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300S RWD
Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
300 300S RWD 19 30 $37,422 $38,720
300 Touring AWD 18 27 $33,819 $34,520
300 Touring L AWD 18 27 $33,819 $34,520
300 Touring L RWD 19 30 $31,207 $31,770
300 Touring RWD 19 30 $31,207 $31,770
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Platinum 3.5L
Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
Maxima Platinum 3.5L 20 30 $39,497 $42,320
Maxima SR 3.5L 20 30 $39,433 $42,250
Maxima SV 3.5L 20 30 $34,623 $37,090
Pricing
Invoice Price
$37,422
$39,497
Manufacturer Suggested Retail Price
$38,720
$42,320
Monthly Payment Estimate
$645 / month
$705 / month
The Car Connection's Take
TCC Rating
5.5
6.5
TCC’s Bottom Line
The 2022 Chrysler 300 is an old-school ride that’s still a class act when it comes to swagger and personality. The 2021 Nissan Maxima slips into sporty territory with a handsome shape and good road manners, but the CVT saps its verve.
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Fuel Economy
City
19 mpg 20 mpg
Highway
30 mpg 30 mpg
Vehicle
EPA Classification
Large Cars Midsize Cars
Interior Dimensions
Second Hip Room (in)
56.1 53.5
Passenger Volume (ft³)
106.3 96.4
Front Shoulder Room (in)
59.5 56.7
Second Head Room (in)
37.9 35.8
Second Shoulder Room (in)
57.7 55.7
Passenger Capacity
5 5
Front Leg Room (in)
41.8 45
Front Hip Room (in)
56.2 54.2
Second Leg Room (in)
40.1 34.2
Front Head Room (in)
38.6 38.9
Exterior Dimensions
Track Width, Front (in)
63.4 62.4
Length, Overall (in)
198.6 192.8
Height, Overall (in)
58.7 56.5
Track Width, Rear (in)
63.8 62.4
Wheelbase (in)
120.2 109.3
Width, Max w/o mirrors (in)
75 73.2
Min Ground Clearance (in)
- 5.3
Cargo Area Dimensions
Trunk Volume (ft³)
16.3 14.3
Brakes
Drum - Rear (Yes or )
NA NA
Brake ABS System
4-Wheel 4-Wheel
Disc - Rear (Yes or )
Yes Yes
Rear Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in)
12.6 12.1
Brake Type
4-Wheel Disc 4-Wheel Disc
Rear Drum Diam x Width (in)
NA NA
Disc - Front (Yes or )
Yes Yes
Front Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in)
12.6 12.6
Fuel Tank
Fuel Tank Capacity, Approx (gal)
18.5 18
Steering
Turning Diameter - Curb to Curb (ft)
38.9 -
Steering Type
Rack-Pinion Rack-Pinion
Tires
Front Tire Size
P245/45VR20 P245/40WR19
Spare Tire Size
Compact Compact
Front Tire Order Code
TVJ NA
Spare Tire Order Code
NA NA
Rear Tire Size
P245/45VR20 P245/40WR19
Rear Tire Order Code
TVJ NA
Trailering
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs)
1000 -
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs)
1000 -
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs)
100 -
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs)
100 -
Weight Information
Base Curb Weight (lbs)
4013 3676
Wheels
Spare Wheel Size (in)
Compact Compact
Rear Wheel Material
Aluminum Aluminum
Rear Wheel Size (in)
20 X 8 19 X 8.5
Front Wheel Material
Aluminum Aluminum
Spare Wheel Material
Steel Steel
Front Wheel Size (in)
20 X 8 19 X 8.5
Electrical
Cold Cranking Amps @ 0° F (Primary)
730 -
Maximum Alternator Capacity (amps)
180 150
Engine
Engine Type
Regular Unleaded V-6 Premium Unleaded V-6
Fuel System
Sequential MPI Gasoline Direct Injection
SAE Net Torque @ RPM
264 @ 4800 261 @ 4400
Engine Order Code
ERB NA
Displacement
3.6 L/220 3.5 L/213
SAE Net Horsepower @ RPM
300 @ 6350 300 @ 6400
Mileage
Fuel Economy Est-Combined (MPG)
23 (2021) 24
EPA Fuel Economy Est - Hwy (MPG)
30 (2021) 30
EPA Fuel Economy Est - City (MPG)
19 (2021) 20
Transmission
Trans Order Code
DFW NA
Fourth Gear Ratio (:1)
1.67 -
Trans Description Cont.
Automatic w/OD CVT w/OD
Drivetrain
Rear Wheel Drive Front Wheel Drive
Sixth Gear Ratio (:1)
1.00 -
First Gear Ratio (:1)
4.71 2.41 - 0.38
Eighth Gear Ratio (:1)
0.67 -
Final Drive Axle Ratio (:1)
2.62 5.25
Third Gear Ratio (:1)
2.11 -
Trans Type
8 1
Fifth Gear Ratio (:1)
1.28 -
Trans Description Cont. Again
NA NA
Seventh Gear Ratio (:1)
0.84 -
Reverse Ratio (:1)
3.29 1.77
Second Gear Ratio (:1)
3.14 -
Summary
Vehicle Name
Chrysler 300 Nissan Maxima
Body Style
Sedan Sedan
Suspension
Suspension Type - Front (Cont.)
Short And Long Arm Strut
Suspension Type - Rear
Multi-Link Multi-Link
Suspension Type - Rear (Cont.)
Multi-Link Multi-Link
Suspension Type - Front
Short And Long Arm Strut
Emissions
Tons/yr of CO2 Emissions @ 15K mi/year
7.6 (2021) 7.3
Crash Test Ratings
Overall Rating
-
Overall Frontal Barrier Crash Rating
-
Frontal Barrier Crash Rating Driver
-
Frontal Barrier Crash Rating Passenger
-
Overall Side Crash Rating
-
Side Barrier Rating
-
Side Barrier Rating Driver
-
Side Barrier Rating Passenger Rear Seat
-
Side Pole Rating Driver Front Seat
-
Combined Side Rating Front Seat
-
Combined Side Rating Rear Seat
-
Rollover Rating
-
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