Nissan Maxima vs Hyundai Azera 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.

2021 Nissan Maxima
Platinum FWD
MSRP
$42,320
Invoice
$39,497
Average Price Paid
$41,796
177 listings nationwide

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2017 Hyundai Azera
FWD
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Platinum FWD
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FWD
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Used Car Pricing Used listing price comparison and analysis.

2021 Nissan Maxima
Platinum FWD
CarGurus Instant Market Value
$44,309
25 listings nationwide
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2017 Hyundai Azera
FWD
CarGurus Instant Market Value
$20,928
17 listings nationwide

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Expert Reviews Reviews from CarGurus experts.

2021 Nissan Maxima
Platinum FWD
Stephen Edelstein Test Drive Review:

The 2021 Nissan Maxima celebrates 40 years on sale, making it one of the oldest Japanese automotive nameplates in continuous use. While it’s impressive for any model to survive four de...

2017 Hyundai Azera
FWD
William Maley Preview:

As Hyundai’s entrant in the full-size sedan class, the Azera may not be as well-known as competitors like the Chevrolet Impala or Toyota Avalon, but Hyundai hopes its expressive exteri...

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

2021 Nissan Maxima
Platinum FWD
No User Reviews
2017 Hyundai Azera
FWD
20
Ella writes:
Excellent, best CPO
Looks/Style Ranked 2014 Chevrolet Impala Limited LTZ FWD worse.
"Styling"
Would Buy Ranked 2014 Chevrolet Impala Limited LTZ FWD worse.
"Luxe features"
10
GuruNBJ6X writes:
Dont know if this newer one will be as outstanding as my 2014 but time will tell. Except for some minor exter...
20
Andre writes:
Smaller than the KIA
Power Ranked 2017 Kia Cadenza Premium better.
"I just love the KIA"
Looks/Style Ranked 2017 Kia Cadenza Premium better.
"Its my opinion I just like the KIA"

Specs

2021 Nissan Maxima
Platinum FWD
2017 Hyundai Azera
FWD
Powertrain 7-Speed CVT 6-Speed Automatic
Drivetrain
FWD
FWD
Fuel Economy, City
20 MPG
20 MPG
Fuel Economy, Highway
30 MPG
28 MPG
Fuel Tank Volume 18 gal 18.5 gal
Engine
Fuel Type
Gasoline
Gasoline
Power
300 hp @ 6,400 RPM
293 hp @ 6,400 RPM
Torque
261 lb-ft @ 4,400 RPM
255 lb-ft @ 5,200 RPM
Cylinders
6 cylinders
6 cylinders
Compression Ratio
10.6:1
11.5:1
Displacement
3,500 cc
3,300 cc
Bore x Stroke
3.76 in x 3.2 in
3.62 in x 3.26 in
Safety
ABS Brakes Standard Standard
Driver Airbag Standard Standard
Passenger Airbag Standard Standard
Front Side Airbags Standard Standard
Rear 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 5 stars --
Side Crash Overall 5 stars --
Side Barrier Driver 5 stars --
Side Barrier Passenger 5 stars --
Side Pole Driver 5 stars --
Rollover 5 stars --
Comfort and Convenience
Sunroof/Moonroof Standard --
Leather Seats -- Standard
Air Conditioning Standard Standard
CD Player Standard Standard
Radio Standard Standard
Power Windows Standard Standard
Power Door Locks Standard Standard
Driver Power Seats Standard Standard
Passenger Power Seats Standard Standard
Interior
Maximum Seating 5 seats 5 seats
Front Legroom 45 in 45.5 in
Back Legroom 34.2 in 36.8 in
Payload and Towing
Cargo Volume 14.3 cu ft 16.3 cu ft
Maximum Payload 949 lbs --
Exterior
Length 192.8 in 193.7 in
Width 73.2 in 73.2 in
Height 56.5 in 57.9 in
Wheelbase 109.3 in 112 in

Available Options

2021 Nissan Maxima
Platinum FWD

Exterior Colors

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

Option Packages

  • [K01] 40TH Anniversary Package
2017 Hyundai Azera
FWD

Exterior Colors

  • Diamond White Pearl
  • Eclipse Black
  • Hyper White
  • Ion Silver
  • Moroccan Pearl
  • Nocturne Black
  • Pewter Gray Metallic
  • Starlight Silver
  • Venetian Red Pearl

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