Compare 2019 Nissan Maxima vs 2019 Nissan Altima

2019 Nissan Maxima
2019 Nissan Altima
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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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Sedan 2.5 S
Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
Sedan 2.5 S 28 39 $22,371 $24,000
AWD Sedan 2.5 S 26 36 $23,627 $25,350
Sedan 2.5 SR 27 37 $23,627 $25,350
AWD Sedan 2.5 SR 25 35 $24,882 $26,700
Sedan 2.5 SV 28 39 $26,258 $28,180
Sedan 2.0 SR 25 34 $27,393 $29,400
AWD Sedan 2.5 SV 26 36 $27,514 $29,530
Sedan 2.5 SL 28 39 $28,035 $30,090
AWD Sedan 2.5 SL 26 36 $29,291 $31,440
Sedan 2.5 Platinum 27 37 $29,840 $32,030
AWD Sedan 2.5 Platinum 25 35 $31,095 $33,380
Sedan 2.0 Platinum 25 34 $32,630 $35,030
Sedan 2.0 Edition ONE 25 34 $33,300 $35,750
Pricing
Invoice Price
$31,790
$22,371
Manufacturer Suggested Retail Price
$34,050
$24,000
Monthly Payment Estimate
$568 / month
$400 / 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 28 mpg
Highway
30 mpg 39 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)
98.5 -
Front Hip Room (in)
54.2 54
Second Leg Room (in)
34.2 35.1
Front Head Room (in)
39.4 39.2
Passenger Capacity
5 5
Second Hip Room (in)
53.5 52.1
Front Shoulder Room (in)
56.7 58.2
Second Head Room (in)
36.7 36.9
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 4.9
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
P245/45VR18 P215/60TR16
Spare Tire Size
Compact Compact
Front Tire Order Code
NA NA
Spare Tire Order Code
NA NA
Rear Tire Size
P245/45VR18 P215/60TR16
Weight Information
Base Curb Weight (lbs)
3552 3212
Wheels
Spare Wheel Material
Steel Steel
Front Wheel Size (in)
18 X 8.5 16 X 7
Spare Wheel Size (in)
Compact Compact
Rear Wheel Material
Aluminum Steel
Rear Wheel Size (in)
18 X 8.5 16 X 7
Front Wheel Material
Aluminum Steel
Electrical
Maximum Alternator Capacity (amps)
150 110
Cold Cranking Amps @ 0° F (Primary)
- 550
Engine
SAE Net Torque @ RPM
261 @ 4400 178 @ 3600
Engine Order Code
NA NA
Displacement
3.5 L/213 2.5 L/152
SAE Net Horsepower @ RPM
300 @ 6400 182 @ 6000
Engine Type
Premium Unleaded V-6 Regular Unleaded I-4
Fuel System
Gasoline Direct Injection Gasoline Direct Injection
Mileage
EPA Fuel Economy Est - City (MPG)
20 28
Fuel Economy Est-Combined (MPG)
24 32
EPA Fuel Economy Est - Hwy (MPG)
30 39
Transmission
First Gear Ratio (:1)
2.41 - 0.38 2.63 - 0.38
Final Drive Axle Ratio (:1)
5.25 4.83
Trans Type
1 1
Drivetrain
Front Wheel Drive Front Wheel Drive
Trans Description Cont. Again
NA NA
Reverse Ratio (:1)
1.77 1.96
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 5.5
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
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Overall Side Crash Rating
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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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2019 Nissan Maxima
  • 2019 Maxima features a new variant
  • Rebates: $2,000 cash back
  • Finance: From 0% APR for 36 months + $2,250 bonus
  • Lease: From $299 per month for 36 months
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2019 Nissan Altima
  • Redesigned 2019 Altima features a new platform
  • Rebates: $1,500 rebate or $2,000 finance bonus
  • Lease: From $239 per month for 36 months
  • Finance: From 0% APR for 36 months + $2,000
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