Compare 2019 Nissan Maxima vs 2019 Nissan Altima

2019 Nissan Maxima
2019 Nissan Altima
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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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2.0 Edition ONE Sedan
Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
Altima 2.0 Edition ONE Sedan 25 34 $33,300 $35,750
Altima 2.0 Platinum Sedan 25 34 $32,630 $35,030
Altima 2.0 SR Sedan 25 34 $27,393 $29,400
Altima 2.5 Platinum AWD Sedan 25 35 $31,095 $33,380
Altima 2.5 Platinum Sedan 27 37 $29,840 $32,030
Altima 2.5 S AWD Sedan 26 36 $23,627 $25,350
Altima 2.5 S Sedan 28 39 $22,371 $24,000
Altima 2.5 SL AWD Sedan 26 36 $29,291 $31,440
Altima 2.5 SL Sedan 28 39 $28,035 $30,090
Altima 2.5 SR AWD Sedan 25 35 $24,882 $26,700
Altima 2.5 SR Sedan 27 37 $23,627 $25,350
Altima 2.5 SV AWD Sedan 26 36 $27,514 $29,530
Altima 2.5 SV Sedan 28 39 $26,258 $28,180
Pricing
Invoice Price
$38,772
$33,300
Manufacturer Suggested Retail Price
$41,540
$35,750
Monthly Payment Estimate
$692 / month
$596 / month
The Car Connection's Take
TCC Rating
6.2
6.3
TCC’s Bottom Line
The 2019 Nissan Maxima is a break from the familiar mid-size four-door sedans. The 2019 Nissan Altima is a sharper sedan now, made better with great active safety features and a newly available turbo-4.
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Fuel Economy
City
20 mpg 25 mpg
Highway
30 mpg 34 mpg
Vehicle
EPA Classification
Mid-Size Cars Mid-Size Cars
Interior Dimensions
Second Shoulder Room (in)
55.7 57.1
Front Leg Room (in)
45 44.1
Passenger Volume (ft³)
96.4 -
Front Hip Room (in)
54.2 54
Second Leg Room (in)
34.2 35.1
Front Head Room (in)
38.9 -
Passenger Capacity
5 5
Second Hip Room (in)
53.5 52.1
Front Shoulder Room (in)
56.7 58.2
Second Head Room (in)
35.8 -
Exterior Dimensions
Height, Overall (in)
56.5 56.7
Track Width, Rear (in)
62.4 63.6
Wheelbase (in)
109.3 111.2
Width, Max w/o mirrors (in)
73.2 72.9
Track Width, Front (in)
62.4 63.6
Min Ground Clearance (in)
5.3 5.4
Length, Overall (in)
192.8 192.9
Cargo Area Dimensions
Trunk Volume (ft³)
14.3 -
Brakes
Rear Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in)
12.1 11
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 11.7
Drum - Rear (Yes or )
NA NA
Brake ABS System
4-Wheel 4-Wheel
Disc - Rear (Yes or )
Yes Yes
Fuel Tank
Fuel Tank Capacity, Approx (gal)
18 16.2
Steering
Steering Type
Rack-Pinion Rack-Pinion
Tires
Rear Tire Order Code
NA NA
Front Tire Size
P245/40WR19 P235/40VR19
Spare Tire Size
Compact Compact
Front Tire Order Code
NA NA
Spare Tire Order Code
NA NA
Rear Tire Size
P245/40WR19 P235/40VR19
Weight Information
Base Curb Weight (lbs)
3676 3436
Wheels
Spare Wheel Material
Steel Steel
Front Wheel Size (in)
19 X 8.5 19 X 8
Spare Wheel Size (in)
Compact Compact
Rear Wheel Material
Aluminum Aluminum
Rear Wheel Size (in)
19 X 8.5 19 X 8
Front Wheel Material
Aluminum Aluminum
Electrical
Maximum Alternator Capacity (amps)
150 130
Cold Cranking Amps @ 0° F (Primary)
- 550
Engine
SAE Net Torque @ RPM
261 @ 4400 267 @ 4000
Engine Order Code
NA NA
Displacement
3.5 L/213 2.0 L/121
SAE Net Horsepower @ RPM
300 @ 6400 236 @ 5600
Engine Type
Premium Unleaded V-6 Intercooled Turbo Premium Unleaded I-4
Fuel System
Gasoline Direct Injection Port/Direct Injection
Mileage
EPA Fuel Economy Est - City (MPG)
20 25
Fuel Economy Est-Combined (MPG)
24 29
EPA Fuel Economy Est - Hwy (MPG)
30 34
Transmission
First Gear Ratio (:1)
2.41 - 0.38 -
Final Drive Axle Ratio (:1)
5.25 -
Trans Type
1 1
Drivetrain
Front Wheel Drive Front Wheel Drive
Trans Description Cont. Again
NA NA
Reverse Ratio (:1)
1.77 -
Trans Order Code
NA NA
Trans Description Cont.
CVT w/OD CVT w/OD
Summary
Vehicle Name
Nissan Maxima Nissan Altima
Body Style
Sedan Sedan
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
7.4 6.0
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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