Compare 2020 Kia Cadenza vs 2020 Nissan Maxima

2020 Kia Cadenza
2020 Nissan Maxima
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2020 Kia Cadenza
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Platinum 3.5L
Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
Maxima Platinum 3.5L 20 30 $38,772 $41,540
Maxima S 3.5L 20 30 $31,976 $34,250
Maxima SL 3.5L 20 30 $36,068 $38,640
Maxima SR 3.5L 20 30 $38,687 $41,450
Maxima SV 3.5L 20 30 $33,887 $36,300
Pricing
Invoice Price
N/A
$38,772
Manufacturer Suggested Retail Price
N/A
$41,540
Monthly Payment Estimate
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$692 / month
The Car Connection's Take
TCC Rating
6.8
6.5
TCC’s Bottom Line
The 2020 Kia Cadenza is visually sharpened and features an improved infotainment system and options list. 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
- 20 mpg
Highway
- 30 mpg
Vehicle
EPA Classification
- Mid-Size Cars
Interior Dimensions
Passenger Capacity
- 5
Second Hip Room (in)
- 53.5
Front Shoulder Room (in)
- 56.7
Second Head Room (in)
- 35.8
Second Shoulder Room (in)
- 55.7
Front Leg Room (in)
- 45
Passenger Volume (ft³)
- 96.4
Front Hip Room (in)
- 54.2
Second Leg Room (in)
- 34.2
Front Head Room (in)
- 38.9
Exterior Dimensions
Track Width, Front (in)
- 62.4
Min Ground Clearance (in)
- 5.3
Length, Overall (in)
- 192.8
Height, Overall (in)
- 56.5
Track Width, Rear (in)
- 62.4
Wheelbase (in)
- 109.3
Width, Max w/o mirrors (in)
- 73.2
Cargo Area Dimensions
Trunk Volume (ft³)
- 14.3
Brakes
Front Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in)
- 12.6
Drum - Rear (Yes or )
- NA
Brake ABS System
- 4-Wheel
Disc - Rear (Yes or )
- Yes
Rear Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in)
- 12.1
Brake Type
- 4-Wheel Disc
Rear Drum Diam x Width (in)
- NA
Disc - Front (Yes or )
- Yes
Fuel Tank
Fuel Tank Capacity, Approx (gal)
- 18
Steering
Steering Type
- Rack-Pinion
Tires
Spare Tire Order Code
- NA
Rear Tire Size
- P245/40WR19
Rear Tire Order Code
- NA
Front Tire Size
- P245/40WR19
Spare Tire Size
- Compact
Front Tire Order Code
- NA
Weight Information
Base Curb Weight (lbs)
- 3676
Wheels
Rear Wheel Size (in)
- 19 X 8.5
Front Wheel Material
- Aluminum
Spare Wheel Material
- Steel
Front Wheel Size (in)
- 19 X 8.5
Spare Wheel Size (in)
- Compact
Rear Wheel Material
- Aluminum
Electrical
Maximum Alternator Capacity (amps)
- 150
Engine
SAE Net Horsepower @ RPM
- 300 @ 6400
Engine Type
- Premium Unleaded V-6
Fuel System
- Gasoline Direct Injection
SAE Net Torque @ RPM
- 261 @ 4400
Engine Order Code
- NA
Displacement
- 3.5 L/213
Mileage
EPA Fuel Economy Est - Hwy (MPG)
- 30
EPA Fuel Economy Est - City (MPG)
- 20
Fuel Economy Est-Combined (MPG)
- 24
Transmission
Reverse Ratio (:1)
- 1.77
Trans Order Code
- NA
Trans Description Cont.
- CVT w/OD
First Gear Ratio (:1)
- 2.41 - 0.38
Final Drive Axle Ratio (:1)
- 5.25
Trans Type
- 1
Drivetrain
- Front Wheel Drive
Trans Description Cont. Again
- NA
Summary
Body Style
- Sedan
Vehicle Name
- Nissan Maxima
Suspension
Suspension Type - Rear
- Multi-Link
Suspension Type - Rear (Cont.)
- Multi-Link
Suspension Type - Front
- Strut
Suspension Type - Front (Cont.)
- Strut
Emissions
Tons/yr of CO2 Emissions @ 15K mi/year
- 7.4
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 Kia Cadenza
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  • 2020 Maxima includes new standard features
  • Rebates: Up to $3,500 cash back
  • Finance: From 0% APR for 36 months + $1,750 bonus
  • Lease: From $289 per month for 36 months
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