Compare 2020 Honda Accord vs 2020 Nissan Maxima

2020 Honda Accord
2020 Nissan Maxima
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EX Sedan
Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
Accord Hybrid EX Sedan 48 47 $27,137 $29,670
Accord Hybrid EX-L Sedan 48 47 $29,417 $32,170
Accord Hybrid Sedan 48 47 $23,671 $25,870
Accord Hybrid Touring Sedan 48 47 $32,399 $35,440
Accord Sedan EX 1.5T CVT 30 38 $25,677 $28,070
Accord Sedan EX-L 1.5T CVT 30 38 $27,957 $30,570
Accord Sedan EX-L 2.0T Automatic 23 34 $29,782 $32,570
Accord Sedan LX 1.5T CVT 30 38 $22,211 $24,270
Accord Sedan Sport 1.5T CVT 29 35 $24,683 $26,980
Accord Sedan Sport 1.5T Manual 26 35 $24,683 $26,980
Accord Sedan Sport 2.0T Automatic 22 32 $28,815 $31,510
Accord Sedan Sport 2.0T Manual 22 32 $28,815 $31,510
Accord Sedan Touring 2.0T Automatic 22 32 $33,275 $36,400
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Platinum 3.5L
Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
Maxima Platinum 3.5L 20 30 $39,051 $41,840
Maxima S 3.5L 20 30 $32,162 $34,450
Maxima SL 3.5L 20 30 $36,254 $38,840
Maxima SR 3.5L 20 30 $38,874 $41,650
Maxima SV 3.5L 20 30 $34,213 $36,650
Pricing
Invoice Price
$27,137
$39,051
Manufacturer Suggested Retail Price
$29,670
$41,840
Monthly Payment Estimate
$495 / month
$697 / month
The Car Connection's Take
TCC Rating
7.0
6.7
TCC’s Bottom Line
The 2020 Honda Accord is one of the best sedans available, a must-drive for any shopper. The 2020 Nissan Maxima is a handsome, relatively sporty sedan in an era when fewer people than ever are interested in one.
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Fuel Economy
City
48 mpg 20 mpg
Highway
47 mpg 30 mpg
Vehicle
EPA Classification
Large Cars Mid-Size Cars
Interior Dimensions
Front Hip Room (in)
55.3 54.2
Second Leg Room (in)
40.4 34.2
Front Head Room (in)
37.5 38.9
Passenger Capacity
5 5
Second Hip Room (in)
55 53.5
Front Shoulder Room (in)
58.3 56.7
Second Head Room (in)
37.2 35.8
Second Shoulder Room (in)
55 55.7
Front Leg Room (in)
42.3 45
Passenger Volume (ft³)
102.7 96.4
Exterior Dimensions
Width, Max w/o mirrors (in)
73.3 73.2
Track Width, Front (in)
63 62.4
Min Ground Clearance (in)
5.8 5.3
Length, Overall (in)
192.2 192.8
Height, Overall (in)
57.1 56.5
Track Width, Rear (in)
63.4 62.4
Wheelbase (in)
111.4 109.3
Cargo Area Dimensions
Trunk Volume (ft³)
16.7 14.3
Brakes
Rear Drum Diam x Width (in)
NA NA
Disc - Front (Yes or )
Yes Yes
Front Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in)
11.5 12.6
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)
11.1 12.1
Brake Type
4-Wheel Disc 4-Wheel Disc
Fuel Tank
Fuel Tank Capacity, Approx (gal)
12.8 18
Steering
Turning Diameter - Curb to Curb (ft)
38.1 -
Steering Type
Rack-Pinion Rack-Pinion
Tires
Rear Tire Order Code
NA NA
Front Tire Size
P225/50VR17 P245/40WR19
Spare Tire Size
NA Compact
Front Tire Order Code
NA NA
Spare Tire Order Code
NA NA
Rear Tire Size
P225/50VR17 P245/40WR19
Weight Information
Base Curb Weight (lbs)
3373 3676
Wheels
Spare Wheel Material
NA Steel
Front Wheel Size (in)
17 X 7.5 19 X 8.5
Spare Wheel Size (in)
NA Compact
Rear Wheel Material
Aluminum Aluminum
Rear Wheel Size (in)
17 X 7.5 19 X 8.5
Front Wheel Material
Aluminum Aluminum
Engine
Displacement
2.0 L/122 3.5 L/213
SAE Net Horsepower @ RPM
212 @ 6200 300 @ 6400
Engine Type
Gas/Electric I-4 Premium Unleaded V-6
Fuel System
Sequential MPI Gasoline Direct Injection
SAE Net Torque @ RPM
129 @ 3500 261 @ 4400
Engine Order Code
NA NA
Mileage
Fuel Economy Est-Combined (MPG)
48 24
EPA Fuel Economy Est - Hwy (MPG)
47 30
EPA Fuel Economy Est - City (MPG)
48 20
Transmission
Final Drive Axle Ratio (:1)
3.42 5.25
Trans Type
1 1
Drivetrain
Front Wheel Drive Front Wheel Drive
Trans Description Cont. Again
NA NA
Reverse Ratio (:1)
8.40 1.77
Trans Order Code
NA NA
Trans Description Cont.
CVT w/OD CVT w/OD
First Gear Ratio (:1)
2.45 - 2.45 2.41 - 0.38
Summary
Body Style
Sedan Sedan
Vehicle Name
Honda Accord Hybrid Nissan Maxima
Suspension
Suspension Type - Front
Strut Strut
Suspension Type - Front (Cont.)
Strut Strut
Suspension Type - Rear
Multi-Link Multi-Link
Suspension Type - Rear (Cont.)
Multi-Link Multi-Link
Emissions
Tons/yr of CO2 Emissions @ 15K mi/year
3.8 7.5
Electrical
Maximum Alternator Capacity (amps)
- 150
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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2020 Honda Accord
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2020 Nissan Maxima
  • 2020 Maxima includes new standard features
  • Rebates: Up to $3,500 cash back
  • Finance: From 0% APR for 36 months + $1,000 bonus
  • Lease: From $329 per month for 36 months
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