Compare 2019 Nissan Maxima vs 2019 Ford Fusion

2019 Nissan Maxima
2019 Ford Fusion
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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 $31,790 $34,050
Maxima SL 3.5L 20 30 $35,975 $38,540
Maxima SR 3.5L 20 30 $36,991 $39,630
Maxima SV 3.5L 20 30 $33,663 $36,060
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SE AWD
Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
Fusion SE AWD 20 29 $26,386 $27,775
Fusion SE FWD 23 34 $22,915 $24,120
Fusion SEL AWD 20 29 $30,302 $32,065
Fusion SEL FWD 23 34 $27,151 $28,580
Fusion Sport AWD 17 26 $38,014 $40,015
Fusion Titanium AWD 20 29 $34,523 $36,340
Fusion Titanium FWD 21 31 $32,623 $34,340
Pricing
Invoice Price
$38,772
$26,386
Manufacturer Suggested Retail Price
$41,540
$27,775
Monthly Payment Estimate
$692 / month
$463 / month
The Car Connection's Take
TCC Rating
6.2
6.0
TCC’s Bottom Line
The 2019 Nissan Maxima is a break from the familiar mid-size four-door sedans. The 2019 Ford Fusion’s good looks get shoppers in the door, but this sedan is starting to show its age.
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Fuel Economy
City
20 mpg 20 mpg
Highway
30 mpg 29 mpg
Vehicle
EPA Classification
Mid-Size Cars Mid-Size Cars
Interior Dimensions
Second Head Room (in)
35.8 37.8
Second Shoulder Room (in)
55.7 56.9
Front Leg Room (in)
45 44.3
Passenger Volume (ft³)
96.4 102.8
Front Hip Room (in)
54.2 55
Second Leg Room (in)
34.2 38.3
Front Head Room (in)
38.9 39.2
Passenger Capacity
5 5
Second Hip Room (in)
53.5 54.4
Front Shoulder Room (in)
56.7 57.8
Exterior Dimensions
Min Ground Clearance (in)
5.3 -
Length, Overall (in)
192.8 191.7
Height, Overall (in)
56.5 58.1
Track Width, Rear (in)
62.4 62.4
Wheelbase (in)
109.3 112.2
Width, Max w/o mirrors (in)
73.2 75.2
Track Width, Front (in)
62.4 62.7
Cargo Area Dimensions
Trunk Volume (ft³)
14.3 16
Brakes
Disc - Rear (Yes or )
Yes Yes
Rear Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in)
12.1 11.9
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 11.8
Drum - Rear (Yes or )
NA NA
Brake ABS System
4-Wheel 4-Wheel
Fuel Tank
Fuel Tank Capacity, Approx (gal)
18 18
Steering
Steering Type
Rack-Pinion Rack-Pinion
Turning Diameter - Curb to Curb (ft)
- 37.6
Tires
Rear Tire Size
P245/40WR19 P235/50VR17
Rear Tire Order Code
NA NA
Front Tire Size
P245/40WR19 P235/50VR17
Spare Tire Size
Compact Compact
Front Tire Order Code
NA NA
Spare Tire Order Code
NA NA
Weight Information
Base Curb Weight (lbs)
3676 3816
Wheels
Front Wheel Material
Aluminum Aluminum
Spare Wheel Material
Steel Steel
Front Wheel Size (in)
19 X 8.5 18 X 8
Spare Wheel Size (in)
Compact Compact
Rear Wheel Material
Aluminum Aluminum
Rear Wheel Size (in)
19 X 8.5 18 X 8
Electrical
Maximum Alternator Capacity (amps)
150 -
Cold Cranking Amps @ 0° F (Primary)
- 590
Engine
Fuel System
Gasoline Direct Injection Gasoline Direct Injection
SAE Net Torque @ RPM
261 @ 4400 275 @ 3000
Engine Order Code
NA 999
Displacement
3.5 L/213 2.0 L/122
SAE Net Horsepower @ RPM
300 @ 6400 245 @ 5500
Engine Type
Premium Unleaded V-6 Intercooled Turbo Premium Unleaded I-4
Mileage
EPA Fuel Economy Est - City (MPG)
20 20
Fuel Economy Est-Combined (MPG)
24 23
EPA Fuel Economy Est - Hwy (MPG)
30 29
Transmission
Trans Description Cont.
CVT w/OD Automatic w/OD
First Gear Ratio (:1)
2.41 - 0.38 4.58
Final Drive Axle Ratio (:1)
5.25 3.36
Trans Type
1 6
Drivetrain
Front Wheel Drive All Wheel Drive
Trans Description Cont. Again
NA NA
Reverse Ratio (:1)
1.77 2.94
Trans Order Code
NA 44W
Fifth Gear Ratio (:1)
- 1.00
Second Gear Ratio (:1)
- 2.96
Fourth Gear Ratio (:1)
- 1.45
Sixth Gear Ratio (:1)
- 0.75
Third Gear Ratio (:1)
- 1.91
Summary
Body Style
Sedan Sedan
Vehicle Name
Nissan Maxima Ford Fusion
Suspension
Suspension Type - Rear (Cont.)
Multi-Link Multi-Link
Suspension Type - Front
Strut Strut
Suspension Type - Front (Cont.)
Strut Strut
Suspension Type - Rear
Multi-Link Multi-Link
Emissions
Tons/yr of CO2 Emissions @ 15K mi/year
7.4 7.7
Trailering
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs)
- 200
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs)
- 2000
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs)
- 2000
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs)
- 200
Crash Test Ratings
Overall Rating
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Overall Frontal Barrier Crash Rating
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Frontal Barrier Crash Rating Driver
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Frontal Barrier Crash Rating Passenger
--
Overall Side Crash Rating
--
Side Barrier Rating
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Side Barrier Rating Driver
--
Side Barrier Rating Passenger Rear Seat
--
Side Pole Rating Driver Front Seat
--
Combined Side Rating Front Seat
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Combined Side Rating Rear Seat
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Rollover Rating

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