Compare 2020 Mazda MAZDA6 vs 2020 Nissan Maxima

2020 Mazda MAZDA6
2020 Nissan Maxima
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Grand Touring Automatic
Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
Mazda6 Grand Touring Automatic 23 31 $28,136 $29,800
Mazda6 Grand Touring Reserve Automatic 23 31 $30,496 $32,300
Mazda6 Signature Automatic 23 31 $33,420 $35,400
Mazda6 Sport Automatic 26 35 $22,880 $24,100
Mazda6 Touring Automatic 26 35 $25,212 $26,700
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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
$28,136
$39,051
Manufacturer Suggested Retail Price
$29,800
$41,840
Monthly Payment Estimate
$497 / month
$697 / month
The Car Connection's Take
TCC Rating
6.7
6.7
TCC’s Bottom Line
The 2020 Mazda 6 gives drivers a last great shot to stay crossover-free. 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
23 mpg 20 mpg
Highway
31 mpg 30 mpg
Vehicle
EPA Classification
Mid-Size Cars Mid-Size Cars
Interior Dimensions
Second Head Room (in)
37.1 35.8
Passenger Capacity
5 5
Second Shoulder Room (in)
55.1 55.7
Front Leg Room (in)
42.2 45
Front Hip Room (in)
53.5 54.2
Second Leg Room (in)
38.7 34.2
Front Head Room (in)
37.4 38.9
Passenger Volume (ft³)
99.8 96.4
Second Hip Room (in)
53.5 53.5
Front Shoulder Room (in)
55.9 56.7
Exterior Dimensions
Length, Overall (in)
192.7 192.8
Height, Overall (in)
57.1 56.5
Track Width, Rear (in)
62.4 62.4
Wheelbase (in)
111.4 109.3
Width, Max w/o mirrors (in)
72.4 73.2
Track Width, Front (in)
62.8 62.4
Min Ground Clearance (in)
6.5 5.3
Cargo Area Dimensions
Trunk Volume (ft³)
14.7 14.3
Brakes
Disc - Rear (Yes or )
Yes Yes
Rear Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in)
10.9 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
Drum - Rear (Yes or )
NA NA
Brake ABS System
4-Wheel 4-Wheel
Fuel Tank
Fuel Tank Capacity, Approx (gal)
16.4 18
Steering
Steering Type
Rack-Pinion Rack-Pinion
Turning Diameter - Curb to Curb (ft)
36.7 -
Tires
Front Tire Order Code
NA NA
Spare Tire Order Code
NA NA
Rear Tire Size
P225/45WR19 P245/40WR19
Rear Tire Order Code
NA NA
Front Tire Size
P225/45WR19 P245/40WR19
Spare Tire Size
Compact Compact
Weight Information
Base Curb Weight (lbs)
3582 3676
Wheels
Rear Wheel Size (in)
19 X 7.5 19 X 8.5
Front Wheel Material
Aluminum Aluminum
Spare Wheel Material
Steel Steel
Front Wheel Size (in)
19 X 7.5 19 X 8.5
Spare Wheel Size (in)
Compact Compact
Rear Wheel Material
Aluminum Aluminum
Electrical
Maximum Alternator Capacity (amps)
150 150
Engine
SAE Net Horsepower @ RPM
227 @ 5000 300 @ 6400
Engine Type
Intercooled Turbo Regular Unleaded I-4 Premium Unleaded V-6
Fuel System
Gasoline Direct Injection Gasoline Direct Injection
SAE Net Torque @ RPM
310 @ 2000 261 @ 4400
Engine Order Code
NA NA
Displacement
2.5 L/152 3.5 L/213
Mileage
EPA Fuel Economy Est - Hwy (MPG)
31 30
EPA Fuel Economy Est - City (MPG)
23 20
Fuel Economy Est-Combined (MPG)
26 24
Transmission
Drivetrain
Front Wheel Drive Front Wheel Drive
Fifth Gear Ratio (:1)
0.71 -
Trans Description Cont. Again
NA NA
Reverse Ratio (:1)
3.99 1.77
Second Gear Ratio (:1)
1.99 -
Trans Order Code
NA NA
Fourth Gear Ratio (:1)
1.00 -
Trans Description Cont.
Automatic w/OD CVT w/OD
Sixth Gear Ratio (:1)
0.60 -
First Gear Ratio (:1)
3.49 2.41 - 0.38
Final Drive Axle Ratio (:1)
4.09 5.25
Third Gear Ratio (:1)
1.45 -
Trans Type
6 1
Summary
Body Style
Sedan Sedan
Vehicle Name
Mazda Mazda6 Nissan Maxima
Suspension
Suspension Type - Rear
Multi-Link Multi-Link
Suspension Type - Rear (Cont.)
Multi-Link Multi-Link
Suspension Type - Front
Strut Strut
Suspension Type - Front (Cont.)
Strut Strut
Emissions
Tons/yr of CO2 Emissions @ 15K mi/year
6.8 7.5
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 Mazda MAZDA6
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2020 Nissan Maxima
  • 2020 Maxima includes new standard features
  • Rebates: Up to $3,500 cash back
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