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2019 Nissan Maxima
Platinum FWD
MSRP
$41,540
Invoice
$38,772
Average Price Paid
$38,826
1,200 listings nationwide

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2019 Chevrolet Impala
LS FWD
MSRP
$28,020
Invoice
$26,955
Average Price Paid
$26,598
526 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
$39,946
Good Price
$37,335
Great Price
$35,842
2019 Chevrolet Impala
LS FWD
Fair Price
$27,091
Good Price
$25,583
Great Price
$24,721

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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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
  • [E10-2] 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) Aluminum Wheels
  • LPO, 18" (45.7 CM) Chrome Finish Aluminum Wheels
  • LPO, 19" (48.3 CM) Aluminum Wheels, Design 3

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