Nissan Maxima vs Toyota Avalon 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
$41,440
Invoice
$38,677
Average Price Paid
$38,828
1,026 listings nationwide

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2019 Toyota Avalon
Limited FWD
MSRP
$41,850
Invoice
$37,666
Average Price Paid
$37,879
1,658 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
$40,295
Good Price
$38,331
Great Price
$37,208
2019 Toyota Avalon
Limited FWD
Fair Price
$38,977
Good Price
$37,052
Great Price
$35,952

Used Car Pricing Used listing price comparison and analysis.

2019 Nissan Maxima
Platinum FWD
CarGurus Instant Market Value
$40,828
2019 Toyota Avalon
Limited FWD
CarGurus Instant Market Value
$41,205
51 listings nationwide
3 GREAT deals
15 GOOD deals

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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 Toyota Avalon
Limited FWD
Michael Perkins Test Drive Review:

With new tech, new looks, and more power, Toyota's Avalon is better than ever. A longer wheelbase, a big power bump, and some new standard safety equipment make a great deal even bette...

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  • Look and Feel 8
  • Performance 7
  • Form & Function 9
  • Technology 7
  • Safety 8
  • Cost-Effectiveness 6
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  • Look and Feel 8
  • Performance 7
  • Form & Function 8
  • Technology 6
  • Safety 9
  • Cost-Effectiveness 7

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

2019 Nissan Maxima
Platinum FWD
No User Reviews
2019 Toyota Avalon
Limited FWD
20
writes:
Cargo Capacity Ranked 2018 Honda Accord worse.
"The base is longer than the Accord. "
Would Buy Ranked 2018 Honda Accord worse.
"We did buy because our test drive was so much better than the Accord. Love the Avalon"

Specs

2019 Nissan Maxima
Platinum FWD
2019 Toyota Avalon
Limited FWD
Powertrain 7-Speed CVT 8-Speed Automatic
Drivetrain
FWD
FWD
Fuel Economy, City
20 MPG
22 MPG
Fuel Economy, Highway
30 MPG
31 MPG
Fuel Tank Volume 18 gal 15.8 gal
Engine
Fuel Type
Gasoline
Gasoline
Power
300 hp @ 6,400 RPM
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Torque
261 lb-ft @ 4,400 RPM
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Cylinders
6 cylinders
6 cylinders
Compression Ratio
10.6:1
11.8:1
Displacement
3,500 cc
3,500 cc
Bore x Stroke
3.76 in x 3.2 in
3.7 in x 3.27 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 Standard
NHTSA Crash Test Results
Comfort and Convenience
Sunroof/Moonroof Standard 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 Standard
Interior
Maximum Seating 5 seats 5 seats
Front Legroom 45 in 42.1 in
Back Legroom 34.2 in 40.3 in
Payload and Towing
Cargo Volume 14.3 cu ft 16.1 cu ft
Maximum Payload 1,009 lbs 940 lbs
Exterior
Length 192.8 in 195.9 in
Width 73.2 in 72.8 in
Height 56.5 in 56.5 in
Wheelbase 109.3 in 113 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 Toyota Avalon
Limited FWD

Exterior Colors

  • Blackish Brown Metallic
  • Brownstone
  • Celestial Silver Metallic
  • Midnight Black Metallic
  • Parisian Night Pearl
  • Ruby Flare Pearl
  • Slate Gray
  • Special Color
  • Wind Chill Pearl

Option Packages

  • Paint Protection Film: Hood & Door Package
  • Toyoguard Platinum
  • Toyoguard Platinum (XT9000)

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