Nissan Maxima vs INFINITI I30 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
$41,692
138 listings nationwide

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2001 INFINITI I30
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
$44,259
27 listings nationwide
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2001 INFINITI I30
FWD
CarGurus Instant Market Value
$30,010

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...

2001 INFINITI I30
FWD
No Expert Reviews
No Data Available
  • 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
2001 INFINITI I30
FWD
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Crystal writes:
I really enjoyed both cars. The I30 is 40 Ram faster. The Lexus is definitely a luxury and comfortable.
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Rene 2001 INFINITI I30 FWDReview:

Trixie — Love this car....it was a very smooth ride until I hit a tree...Miss my car. I was planning so much....

Primary Use: Family transportation

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Bryan 2001 INFINITI I30 FWDReview:

Highly Recommended - Above All Else It Took A Rear-ending From A Cadillac And Emerged The Victor! — Sleek, professional, stylish MPG consistently in the 20s Constant issues with sensors, other than th...

Primary Use: Commuting to work

Specs

2021 Nissan Maxima
Platinum FWD
2001 INFINITI I30
FWD
Powertrain 7-Speed CVT 4-Speed Automatic
Drivetrain
FWD
FWD
Fuel Economy, City
20 MPG
17 MPG
Fuel Economy, Highway
30 MPG
24 MPG
Fuel Tank Volume 18 gal 18 gal
Engine
Fuel Type
Gasoline
Gasoline
Power
300 hp @ 6,400 RPM
227 hp @ 6,400 RPM
Torque
261 lb-ft @ 4,400 RPM
217 lb-ft @ 4,000 RPM
Cylinders
6 cylinders
6 cylinders
Compression Ratio
10.6:1
10:1
Displacement
3,500 cc
3,000 cc
Bore x Stroke
3.76 in x 3.2 in
3.66 in x 2.89 in
Safety
ABS Brakes Standard Standard
Driver Airbag Standard Standard
Passenger Airbag Standard Standard
Front Side Airbags Standard Standard
Rear Side Airbags Standard --
Curtain Airbags Standard --
NHTSA Crash Test Results
Front Driver -- 4 stars
Front Passenger -- 4 stars
Side Driver -- 4 stars
Side Rear Passenger -- 4 stars
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 Standard
Leather Seats -- Standard
Air Conditioning Standard Standard
CD Player Standard Standard
CD Changer -- Optional
Cassette Player -- 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 43.9 in
Back Legroom 34.2 in 36.2 in
Payload and Towing
Cargo Volume 14.3 cu ft 14.9 cu ft
Maximum Payload 949 lbs 1,008 lbs
Standard Towing Capacity -- 1,000 lbs
Maximum Towing Capacity -- 1,000 lbs
Exterior
Length 192.8 in 193.7 in
Width 73.2 in 70.2 in
Height 56.5 in 56.5 in
Wheelbase 109.3 in 108.3 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
2001 INFINITI I30
FWD

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