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

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User Ranking Drivers and owners ranked these cars in 9 categories.

New Car Pricing New listing price comparison and analysis.

2020 Nissan Maxima
Platinum FWD
MSRP
$41,640
Invoice
$38,864
Average Price Paid
$38,895
410 listings nationwide

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2020 Dodge Charger
GT AWD
MSRP
$34,995
Invoice
$34,056
Average Price Paid
$33,289
269 listings nationwide

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

2020 Nissan Maxima
Platinum FWD
Fair Price
$39,809
Good Price
$38,105
Great Price
$37,130
2020 Dodge Charger
GT AWD
Fair Price
$34,316
Good Price
$32,677
Great Price
$31,741

Used Car Pricing Used listing price comparison and analysis.

2020 Nissan Maxima
Platinum FWD
CarGurus Instant Market Value
$39,152
24 listings nationwide

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2020 Dodge Charger
GT AWD
CarGurus Instant Market Value
$37,519
1 listings nationwide

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Expert Reviews Reviews from CarGurus experts.

2020 Nissan Maxima
Platinum FWD
Cherise Threewitt Preview:

The Maxima, Nissan's largest sedan, was last refreshed for 2019. For 2020, Nissan continues to demonstrate a commitment to making the Maxima competitive by adding new standard safety f...

2020 Dodge Charger
GT AWD
George Kennedy Test Drive Review:

The Dodge Charger represents an all-in-one approach to modern performance. Unlike its Challenger coupe counterpart, the Charger is a sedan, providing the usability of four full doors a...

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  • Look and Feel 8
  • Performance 9
  • Form & Function 9
  • Technology 9
  • Safety 8
  • Cost-Effectiveness 8

User Reviews Reviews from CarGurus users who have driven or owned the car.

2020 Nissan Maxima
Platinum FWD
GuruPR6B3 writes:
I like this car
Back Seats Ranked 2020 Toyota Avalon better.
"Because Toyota have large back seat"
Cargo Capacity Ranked 2020 Toyota Avalon worse.
"It has also medium back seat "
GuruQ57K7 writes:
Very sporty and handling is amazing. A lot of power. Nice interior and safety features
Stephanie writes:
Cargo Capacity Ranked 2020 Toyota Camry TRD V6 FWD better.
"Large trunk "
Family Car Ranked 2020 Toyota Camry TRD V6 FWD better.
"The entertain center that it offers keeps the grand babies occupied "
2020 Dodge Charger
GT AWD
10
GuruS3PFY writes:
He traded this car for the new hellcat challenger
Power Ranked 2019 Dodge Challenger better.
"Cause I drove in it"
Looks/Style Ranked 2019 Dodge Challenger better.
"Cause, irdk"
GuruC4G35 writes:
Good
Power Ranked 2020 Chevrolet Malibu RS FWD better.
"My choice "
Cargo Capacity Ranked 2020 Chevrolet Malibu RS FWD better.
"My choice"
20
GuruRJLLT writes:
Solid performance but unsophisticated overall.
Back Seats Ranked 2020 Kia Stinger GT2 RWD worse.
"Better acessobility, and headroom."
Would Buy Ranked 2020 Kia Stinger GT2 RWD better.
"The stinger is a better overall car, with a level a exclusivity when compared to the charger. Coupled with the 10 warranty, it was an easy choice. "

Specs

2020 Nissan Maxima
Platinum FWD
2020 Dodge Charger
GT AWD
Powertrain 7-Speed CVT 8-Speed Automatic
Drivetrain
FWD
AWD
Fuel Economy, City
20 MPG
18 MPG
Fuel Economy, Highway
30 MPG
27 MPG
Fuel Tank Volume 18 gal 18.5 gal
Engine
Fuel Type
Gasoline
Gasoline
Power
300 hp @ 6,400 RPM
300 hp @ 6,350 RPM
Torque
261 lb-ft @ 4,400 RPM
264 lb-ft @ 4,800 RPM
Cylinders
6 cylinders
6 cylinders
Compression Ratio
10.6:1
10.2:1
Displacement
3,500 cc
3,600 cc
Bore x Stroke
3.76 in x 3.2 in
3.78 in x 3.27 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 4 stars
Front Crash Overall 5 stars 4 stars
Front Crash Driver 5 stars 4 stars
Front Crash Passenger 5 stars 4 stars
Side Crash Overall 5 stars 5 stars
Side Barrier Driver 5 stars 4 stars
Side Barrier Passenger 5 stars 5 stars
Side Pole Driver 4 stars 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 41.8 in
Back Legroom 34.2 in 40.1 in
Payload and Towing
Cargo Volume 14.3 cu ft 16.5 cu ft
Maximum Payload 1,007 lbs 1,118 lbs
Maximum Towing Capacity -- 1,000 lbs
Exterior
Length 192.8 in 200.8 in
Width 73.2 in 82.7 in
Height 56.5 in 58.5 in
Wheelbase 109.3 in 120 in

Available Options

2020 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
2020 Dodge Charger
GT AWD

Exterior Colors

  • F8 Green
  • Frostbite
  • Go Mango
  • Granite Pearlcoat
  • HELLRAISIN
  • Indigo Blue
  • Octane Red Pearlcoat
  • Pitch Black Clearcoat
  • SINAMON Stick
  • Torred Clearcoat
  • Triple Nickel Clearcoat
  • White Knuckle Clearcoat

Option Packages

  • Cold Weather Package
  • Alpine Audio Group W/Subwoofer
  • Blacktop Package
  • Driver Convenience Group
  • Gloss Black Painted Roof
  • Navigation & Travel Group
  • Plus Group
  • Power Sunroof
  • Technology Group

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