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Compare 2020 Nissan Maxima vs 2020 Toyota Avalon

2020 Nissan Maxima
2020 Toyota Avalon
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Platinum 3.5L
Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
Maxima Platinum 3.5L 20 30 $38,864 $41,640
Maxima S 3.5L 20 30 $31,976 $34,250
Maxima SL 3.5L 20 30 $36,068 $38,640
Maxima SR 3.5L 20 30 $38,687 $41,450
Maxima SV 3.5L 20 30 $34,026 $36,450
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Hybrid Limited
Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
Avalon Hybrid Limited 43 43 $38,971 $43,300
Avalon Hybrid XLE 43 44 $33,300 $37,000
Avalon Hybrid XSE 43 43 $35,551 $39,500
Avalon Limited 22 31 $37,959 $42,175
Avalon TRD 22 31 $38,139 $42,375
Avalon Touring 22 31 $38,319 $42,575
Avalon XLE 22 32 $32,288 $35,875
Avalon XSE 22 31 $34,539 $38,375
Pricing
Invoice Price
$38,864
$38,971
Manufacturer Suggested Retail Price
$41,640
$43,300
Monthly Payment Estimate
$694 / month
$722 / month
The Car Connection's Take
TCC Rating
6.7
7.0
TCC’s Bottom Line
The 2020 Nissan Maxima is a handsome, relatively sporty sedan in an era when fewer people than ever are interested in one. The 2020 Toyota Avalon works best as a stylish, comfortable cruiser, and not as a wannabe sports sedan.
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Fuel Economy
City
20 mpg 43 mpg
Highway
30 mpg 43 mpg
Vehicle
EPA Classification
Mid-Size Cars Mid-Size Cars
Interior Dimensions
Second Leg Room (in)
34.2 40.4
Front Head Room (in)
38.9 37.4
Passenger Capacity
5 5
Second Hip Room (in)
53.5 54.8
Front Shoulder Room (in)
56.7 58.3
Second Head Room (in)
35.8 37.1
Second Shoulder Room (in)
55.7 57.1
Front Leg Room (in)
45 42.1
Passenger Volume (ft³)
96.4 102.2
Front Hip Room (in)
54.2 55.8
Exterior Dimensions
Track Width, Front (in)
62.4 62.3
Min Ground Clearance (in)
5.3 5.3
Length, Overall (in)
192.8 195.9
Height, Overall (in)
56.5 56.5
Track Width, Rear (in)
62.4 63.6
Wheelbase (in)
109.3 113
Width, Max w/o mirrors (in)
73.2 72.8
Cargo Area Dimensions
Trunk Volume (ft³)
14.3 16.1
Brakes
Front Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in)
12.6 12
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 11.1
Brake Type
4-Wheel Disc 4-Wheel Disc
Rear Drum Diam x Width (in)
NA NA
Disc - Front (Yes or )
Yes Yes
Fuel Tank
Fuel Tank Capacity, Approx (gal)
18 13.2
Steering
Steering Type
Rack-Pinion Rack-Pinion
Turning Diameter - Curb to Curb (ft)
- 38.7
Tires
Spare Tire Order Code
NA NA
Rear Tire Size
P245/40WR19 P235/45VR18
Rear Tire Order Code
NA NA
Front Tire Size
P245/40WR19 P235/45VR18
Spare Tire Size
Compact Compact
Front Tire Order Code
NA NA
Weight Information
Base Curb Weight (lbs)
3676 3715
Wheels
Rear Wheel Size (in)
19 X 8.5 18 X 8
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
Electrical
Maximum Alternator Capacity (amps)
150 -
Engine
SAE Net Horsepower @ RPM
300 @ 6400 215 @ 5700
Engine Type
Premium Unleaded V-6 Gas/Electric I-4
Fuel System
Gasoline Direct Injection Port/Direct Injection
SAE Net Torque @ RPM
261 @ 4400 163 @ 3600
Engine Order Code
NA NA
Displacement
3.5 L/213 2.5 L/152
Mileage
EPA Fuel Economy Est - Hwy (MPG)
30 43
EPA Fuel Economy Est - City (MPG)
20 43
Fuel Economy Est-Combined (MPG)
24 43
Transmission
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
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
Summary
Body Style
Sedan Sedan
Vehicle Name
Nissan Maxima Toyota Avalon
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 4.1
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 Nissan Maxima
  • 2020 Maxima includes new standard features
  • Rebates: Up to $3,500 cash back
  • Finance: From 0% APR for 36 months + $1,000 bonus
  • Lease: From $299 per month for 36 months
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2020 Toyota Avalon
  • 2020 Avalon is here
  • Lease: From $567/mo. (est.)
  • Rebate: Up to $2,500 off
  • Finance: From 0% APR
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