2016 Nissan Maxima vs 2016 Toyota Avalon

2016 Nissan Maxima S 2016 Toyota Avalon XLE
  18.0 gallons Fuel Capacity 17.0 gallons
  22 mpg Fuel economy (city)* 21 mpg
  261 lb-ft. Torque 248 lb-ft.
  300 hp Horsepower 268 hp
 45.0 inches Front Leg Room 42.1 inches

2016 Nissan Maxima vs 2016 Toyota Avalon

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The full-sized sedan was once the go to car for many consumers. These days, many consumers prefer the affordability and fuel economy of the compact or mid-sized cars. The full-size sedan still has its appeal for many consumers who are more interested in amenities and the roominess of a full-size car but aren’t interested in an SUV.

450084-200 Design Aspects

The Nissan Maxima has one of the sharpest looks on the full-size car market with bold lines, a smooth ride and an aerodynamic profile. It doesn’t have the boxy look some of its competitors have but leans closer to a sporty appearance with its sleek design and jet inspired roof.

The Toyota Avalon has retained its simple and classic profile that has a straight and angular appearance. It also has a big, black front grill that takes the focus away from the rest of the car and chrome trim that looks harsh against the rest of the car’s design.

Inside, the Toyota Avalon has received a few upgrade like its upholstery and heated front seats that are power-adjusted for convenience. In comparison, the interior of the Nissan Maxima displays advanced zero-gravity technology front seats that takes ergonomics to a whole new level and provides incredible comfort.

black-gauge Performance

The new Toyota Avalon houses a 3.6-liter V6 engine that provides 268 horsepower and sends its power to its wheels through a six-speed automatic transmission at the base level. It also has fuel efficiency rankings at 31 mpg on the highway and 21 mpg city miles.

Tin comparison, the 2016 Nissan Maxima beats out the Toyota Avalon with the engine in its base model encompassing a 3.5-liter V6 under the hood providing a whopping 300 horsepower blowing away the 268 horsepower of the Toyota Avalon. Otherwise, the fuel efficiency for the Nissan Maxima is the same as the Toyota Avalon. However, the Nissan Maxima provides a continuously variable transmission that gives the car smooth shifting and an exceptionally refined driving experience.

Features-Clipboard Features & Technology

The base level of the 2016 Toyota Avalon offers the following comfort and convenience features:

° Push-button start

° Bluetooth integration

° Dual-zone automatic climate control

° Media and infotainment center is controlled by a 7-inch touchscreen

° Entune eight-speaker audio system

Entertainment options also include USB ports, an integrated satellite radio tuner plus auxiliary inputs for smartphones, iPods or MP3 players to play through the stereo. In comparison, the Nissan Maxima has features that take technology to the next level including the same basics that the Toyota Avalon has plus:

° Additional USB Ports

° HD Radio

° The highly acclaimed NissanConnect Infotainment system which includes GPS navigation

It comes with a standard eight-speaker sound system plus an advanced 7-inch Driver Assist display snuggled into the cluster of gauges which can provide you with important vehicle information including performance and status in your line of sight with a user-friendly and intuitive interface. It also includes voice control features that let you use many of the car’s features and controls without taking your hands off the wheel or your eyes off the road.

Stop by our Nissan dealership today to take the 2016 Nissan Maxima for a test drive. You’ll enjoy its appearance, price and the performance features that the Nissan Maxima has to offer.