Compare 2019 Nissan Maxima vs 2019 Ford Fusion

2019 Nissan Maxima
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3.5L S
Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
3.5L S 20 30 $31,790 $34,050
3.5L SV 20 30 $33,663 $36,060
3.5L SL 20 30 $35,975 $38,540
3.5L SR 20 30 $36,991 $39,630
3.5L Platinum 20 30 $38,772 $41,540
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FWD S
Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
FWD S 21 31 $21,927 $22,840
FWD SE 23 34 $22,915 $24,120
AWD SE 20 29 $26,386 $27,775
FWD SEL 23 34 $27,151 $28,580
AWD SEL 20 29 $30,302 $32,065
FWD Titanium 21 31 $32,623 $34,340
AWD Titanium 20 29 $34,523 $36,340
AWD Sport 17 26 $38,014 $40,015
Pricing
Invoice Price
$31,790
$21,927
Manufacturer Suggested Retail Price
$34,050
$22,840
Monthly Payment Estimate
$568 / month
$381 / 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 21 mpg
Highway
30 mpg 31 mpg
Vehicle
EPA Classification
Mid-Size Cars Mid-Size Cars
Interior Dimensions
Second Hip Room (in)
53.5 54.4
Front Shoulder Room (in)
56.7 57.8
Second Head Room (in)
36.7 37.8
Second Shoulder Room (in)
55.7 56.9
Front Leg Room (in)
45 44.3
Passenger Volume (ft³)
98.5 102.8
Front Hip Room (in)
54.2 55
Second Leg Room (in)
34.2 38.3
Front Head Room (in)
39.4 39.2
Passenger Capacity
5 5
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
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)
12.1 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
Fuel Tank
Fuel Tank Capacity, Approx (gal)
18 16.5
Steering
Steering Type
Rack-Pinion Rack-Pinion
Turning Diameter - Curb to Curb (ft)
- 37.6
Tires
Rear Tire Size
P245/45VR18 P215/60HR16
Rear Tire Order Code
NA NA
Front Tire Size
P245/45VR18 P215/60HR16
Spare Tire Size
Compact Compact
Front Tire Order Code
NA NA
Spare Tire Order Code
NA NA
Weight Information
Base Curb Weight (lbs)
3552 3410
Wheels
Front Wheel Material
Aluminum Steel
Spare Wheel Material
Steel Steel
Front Wheel Size (in)
18 X 8.5 16 X 6.5
Spare Wheel Size (in)
Compact Compact
Rear Wheel Material
Aluminum Steel
Rear Wheel Size (in)
18 X 8.5 16 X 6.5
Electrical
Maximum Alternator Capacity (amps)
150 -
Cold Cranking Amps @ 0° F (Primary)
- 500
Engine
Engine Type
Premium Unleaded V-6 Regular Unleaded I-4
Fuel System
Gasoline Direct Injection Sequential MPI
SAE Net Torque @ RPM
261 @ 4400 175 @ 4500
Engine Order Code
NA 997
Displacement
3.5 L/213 2.5 L/152
SAE Net Horsepower @ RPM
300 @ 6400 175 @ 6000
Mileage
EPA Fuel Economy Est - City (MPG)
20 21
Fuel Economy Est-Combined (MPG)
24 25
EPA Fuel Economy Est - Hwy (MPG)
30 31
Transmission
Reverse Ratio (:1)
1.77 2.94
Trans Order Code
NA 44W
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 3.07
Trans Type
1 6
Drivetrain
Front Wheel Drive Front Wheel Drive
Trans Description Cont. Again
NA NA
Third Gear Ratio (:1)
- 1.91
Fifth Gear Ratio (:1)
- 1.00
Second Gear Ratio (:1)
- 2.96
Fourth Gear Ratio (:1)
- 1.45
Sixth Gear Ratio (:1)
- 0.75
Summary
Body Style
Sedan Sedan
Vehicle Name
Nissan Maxima Ford Fusion
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
7.4 7.1
Trailering
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs)
- 100
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs)
- 100
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs)
- 1000
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs)
- 1000
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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