2017 Nissan Maxima vs 2017 Honda Accord

When picking a sedan, the decision making process can seem tough and complex. With so many options on the market, it can be difficult to see which model will suit your needs most effectively. The 2017 Nissan Maxima vs 2017 Honda Accord is one such comparison that, at first look, can seem to be quite similar. However, when put side-by-side, the 2017 Nissan Maxima delivers superior performance, technology, and value for its components. This sedan delivers impressive performance, premium features, and exemplary technology.

The 2017 Nissan Maxima was completely redesigned for this new iteration. It’s wildly aerodynamic and seriously aggressive in its appearance.The sportier version of the mid-size sedan is made for those who value the bold look. You see more decisively cut lines on the Nissan Maxima and a bolder look to the front grille. If you are looking for something more adventurous, the 2017 Nissan Maxima is the pick for you. Plus, with a powerful engine delivering fun-to-drive performance and impressive efficiency, you’ll never want to drive anything else.

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2017 Nissan Maxima vs 2017 Honda Accord
4 Doors 4
300 hp Horsepower 185 hp
261 lb.-ft. Torque (lb.-ft.) 181 lb.-ft.
3.5L V6 Engine 2.4L 4-Cylinder

Similarities and Differences Between the 2017 Nissan Maxima vs 2017 Honda Accord

One main area where these two models are similar is their size. They are both four-door sedans with similar body dimensions, interior cabin space, and trunk capacity. While their exterior styling is dissimilar, they each seat five passengers and give about the same amount of legroom. Where they differ is particularly in power, technology, and value. The 2017 Nissan Maxima has a conservative price for one outgoing vehicle. Beginning at a starting msrp of just $32,560*, the Nissan Maxima is serious value for your dollar. In order to get similar technology and performance in the 2017 Honda Accord, you would have to upgrade to the Sport Touring trim level, and even then, you’ll still have 22 less horsepower than in the beginning level for the Maxima.

The Maxima is as efficient as it is stylish. Coming in at an EPA-estimated 21/30 city/highway mpg**, you can stop less and go father. It’s sensibility alongside extreme sophistication. The Honda Accord, in its basic trim level, gets a higher mpg than the Maxima, but if you were to compare the same power for mpg, you’d find that both models are similar in their efficiency ratings. In addition, the 2017 Nissan Maxima brings together an array of available safety technology designed to keep you safer on the road. With radar and camera technology, the Maxima can help be your second set of eyes. One of the best parts of the 2017 Nissan Maxima is its propensity to be customizable to you. There are a vast amount of feature from which to choose that can help you make your maxima all your own.

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*All prices are Manufacturer's Suggested Retail Price (MSRP). MSRP excludes destination and handling charges, tax, title, license, and options. Dealer sets actual price.

**2017 EPA Fuel Economy Estimate 21 city/30 highway. Actual mileage may vary with driving conditions — use for comparison only.

2017 Nissan Maxima Exterior View in Black
Exterior View of the 2017 Nissan Maxima in Blue
Interior of the 2017 Nissan Maxima in Cream and Black
2017 Nissan Maxima Interior in Cream View of Seats

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