2019 Nissan Maxima vs. Its Competition

2019 Nissan Maxima
Aaron Cole Aaron Cole Managing Editor

We’d opt for a better-equipped, and sport-oriented 2019 Maxima SR if we could.

It’s the closest to the “four-door sports car” ethos.

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Quick Specs
6.2
The 2019 Nissan Maxima is a break from the familiar mid-size four-door sedans.
6.0
The 2019 Chevrolet Malibu is a likeable sedan, but it requires some compromises when it comes to essential safety tech.
6.0
The 2019 Ford Fusion’s good looks get shoppers in the door, but this sedan is starting to show its age.
7.0
The 2019 Honda Accord sedan should be on any four-door shopper’s list—sedan, crossover, or otherwise.
6.3
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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The 2019 Toyota Camry discards its plain vanilla personality in favor of vanilla bean.
MSRP From     
$34,050$22,090$22,840$23,720$24,000$24,095
Gas Mileage     
20 MPG City / 30 MPG Hwy22 MPG City / 43 MPG Hwy17 MPG City / 34 MPG Hwy22 MPG City / 38 MPG Hwy25 MPG City / 39 MPG Hwy22 MPG City / 53 MPG Hwy
Engine     
Premium Unleaded V-6Turbocharged Gas I4Regular Unleaded I-4Intercooled Turbo Regular Unleaded I-4Regular Unleaded I-4Regular Unleaded I-4
EPA Class     
Mid-Size CarsMidsize CarsMid-Size CarsMid-Size CarsMid-Size CarsMid-Size Cars
Style Name     
S 3.5L4-Door Sedan L w/1VLS FWDLX 1.5T CVT2.5 S SedanL Automatic (SE)
Drivetrain     
Front Wheel DriveFront Wheel DriveFront Wheel DriveFront Wheel DriveFront Wheel DriveFront Wheel Drive
Passenger Capacity     
555555
Passenger Doors     
N/A4N/AN/AN/AN/A
Body Style     
SedanSedanSedanSedanSedanSedan
Transmission     
CVT w/ODAutomaticAutomatic w/ODCVT w/ODCVT w/ODAutomatic w/OD
Detailed Spec Comparison
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