Nissan Maxima vs Chevrolet Impala Compare price, expert/user reviews, mpg, engines, safety, cargo capacity and other specs at a glance.

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New Car Pricing New listing price comparison and analysis.

2019 Nissan Maxima
Platinum FWD
MSRP
$41,540
Invoice
$38,772
Average Price Paid
$38,541
1,107 listings nationwide

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2019 Chevrolet Impala
LS FWD
MSRP
$28,020
Invoice
$26,955
Average Price Paid
$26,150
1,265 listings nationwide

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Pricing Analysis Price analysis based on recent sales data applied to current trim without options.

2019 Nissan Maxima
Platinum FWD
Fair Price
$40,034
Good Price
$37,814
Great Price
$36,545
2019 Chevrolet Impala
LS FWD
Fair Price
$27,126
Good Price
$25,875
Great Price
$25,159

Used Car Pricing Used listing price comparison and analysis.

2019 Nissan Maxima
Platinum FWD
CarGurus Instant Market Value
$38,620
37 listings nationwide
4 GREAT deals
6 GOOD deals

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2019 Chevrolet Impala
LS FWD
CarGurus Instant Market Value
$26,773
11 listings nationwide

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Expert Reviews Reviews from CarGurus experts.

2019 Nissan Maxima
Platinum FWD
Clifford Atiyeh Test Drive Review:

The Maxima has endured for eight generations as a premium midsize Nissan sedan. While not the “four-door sports car” that Nissan proclaims, the Maxima’s powerful V6 engines and crisp h...

2019 Chevrolet Impala
LS FWD
Andrew Newton Preview:

Back in the ‘60s, the Chevrolet Impala was the best-selling automobile in the United States. Today’s tenth generation Impala, which came out in 2014, lives in a very different world. T...

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  • Look and Feel 8
  • Performance 7
  • Form & Function 9
  • Technology 7
  • Safety 8
  • Cost-Effectiveness 6
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User Reviews Reviews from CarGurus users who have driven or owned the car.

2019 Nissan Maxima
Platinum FWD
writes:
SR 2019 - Really Sporty - Fast, handles amazing. Car power keeps on coming.
Handling Ranked 2019 INFINITI Q70L worse.
"Yes - But stiffer ride "
Cargo Capacity Ranked 2019 INFINITI Q70L better.
"Both are close "
5
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Front Seats Ranked 2019 Acura ILX FWD with Premium Package worse.
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Cargo Capacity Ranked 2019 Acura ILX FWD with Premium Package worse.
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2019 Chevrolet Impala
LS FWD
writes:
Great car, but it doesnt turn heads like you think it would.
Power Ranked 2019 Buick Regal Sportback Preferred II FWD better.
"The turbo in the 4-cylinder engine. "
Would Buy Ranked 2019 Buick Regal Sportback Preferred II FWD better.
"The it factor. "
writes:
Both cars were very nice although the Avalon seemed to be better in every category. The Avalon also seemed to ...
Looks/Style Ranked 2019 Toyota Avalon Limited FWD better.
"Fit and finish we’re superior to that of the Impala "
Family Car Ranked 2019 Toyota Avalon Limited FWD better.
"The Toyota had a full complement of safety features "

Specs

2019 Nissan Maxima
Platinum FWD
2019 Chevrolet Impala
LS FWD
Powertrain 7-Speed CVT
Drivetrain
FWD
FWD
FWD
Fuel Economy, City
20 MPG
18 MPG
22 MPG
Fuel Economy, Highway
30 MPG
28 MPG
29 MPG
Fuel Tank Volume 18 gal 18.5 gal
Engine
Fuel Type
Gasoline
Flex Fuel Vehicle
Gasoline
Power
300 hp @ 6,400 RPM
305 hp @ 6,800 RPM
197 hp @ 6,300 RPM
Torque
261 lb-ft @ 4,400 RPM
264 lb-ft @ 5,300 RPM
191 lb-ft @ 4,400 RPM
Cylinders
6 cylinders
6 cylinders
4 cylinders
Compression Ratio
10.6:1
11.5:1
11.3:1
Displacement
3,500 cc
3,600 cc
2,500 cc
Bore x Stroke
3.76 in x 3.2 in
3.7 in x 3.37 in
3.46 in x 3.97 in
Safety
ABS Brakes Standard Standard
Driver Airbag Standard Standard
Passenger Airbag Standard Standard
Front Side Airbags Standard Standard
Curtain Airbags Standard Standard
NHTSA Crash Test Results
Overall -- 5 stars
Front Crash Overall -- 5 stars
Front Crash Driver -- 5 stars
Front Crash Passenger -- 4 stars
Side Crash Overall -- 5 stars
Side Barrier Driver -- 4 stars
Side Barrier Passenger -- 5 stars
Side Pole Driver -- 5 stars
Comfort and Convenience
Sunroof/Moonroof Standard --
Air Conditioning Standard Standard
CD Player Standard --
Radio Standard Standard
Power Windows Standard Standard
Power Door Locks Standard Standard
Driver Power Seats Standard Standard
Passenger Power Seats Standard --
Interior
Maximum Seating 5 seats 5 seats
Front Legroom 45 in 45.8 in
Back Legroom 34.2 in 39.8 in
Payload and Towing
Cargo Volume 14.3 cu ft 18.8 cu ft
Maximum Payload 1,009 lbs --
Exterior
Length 192.8 in 201.3 in
Width 73.2 in 84.3 in
Height 56.5 in 58.9 in
Wheelbase 109.3 in 111.7 in

Available Options

2019 Nissan Maxima
Platinum FWD

Exterior Colors

  • Brilliant Silver Metallic
  • Carnelian Red Tintcoat
  • Deep Blue Pearl
  • Gun Metallic
  • Pearl White Tricoat
  • Sunset Drift Chromaflair
  • Super Black
  • [E10-1] Premium Paint - Pearl White
  • [E10-2] Premium Paint - Carnelian Red

Option Packages

  • [N92] Illumination Package
  • [X01] Reserve Package
2019 Chevrolet Impala
LS FWD

Exterior Colors

  • Black
  • Blue Velvet Metallic
  • Nightfall Gray Metallic
  • Silver Ice Metallic
  • Summit White

Option Packages

  • Engine, 3.6L DOHC V6 Di With Variable Valve Timing (VVT)
  • LPO, 18" (45.7 CM) Chrome Finish Aluminum Wheels
  • LPO, 19" (48.3 CM) Aluminum Wheels, Design 3
  • LPO, 18" (45.7 CM) Aluminum Wheels

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