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
$41,540
Invoice
$38,772
Average Price Paid
$38,541
1,107 listings nationwide

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2020 Toyota Avalon
Limited FWD
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2019 Nissan Maxima
Platinum FWD
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Limited FWD
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Used Car Pricing Used listing price comparison and analysis.

2019 Nissan Maxima
Platinum FWD
CarGurus Instant Market Value
$38,620
37 listings nationwide
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6 GOOD deals

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2020 Toyota Avalon
Limited FWD
CarGurus Instant Market Value
$43,741

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...

2020 Toyota Avalon
Limited FWD
George Kennedy Preview:

The Toyota Avalon, once an alternative to the large Buick and Chevy sedans, evolves for 2020 as a refined and modern full-size sedan. The big addition for the 2020 Avalon is the Toyota...

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

2019 Nissan Maxima
Platinum FWD
writes:
SR 2019 - Really Sporty - Fast, handles amazing. Car power keeps on coming.
Handling Ranked 2019 INFINITI Q70L worse.
"Yes - But stiffer ride "
Cargo Capacity Ranked 2019 INFINITI Q70L better.
"Both are close "
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2020 Toyota Avalon
Limited FWD
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Specs

2019 Nissan Maxima
Platinum FWD
2020 Toyota Avalon
Limited FWD
Powertrain 7-Speed CVT 8-Speed Automatic
Drivetrain
FWD
FWD
Fuel Economy, City
20 MPG
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Fuel Economy, Highway
30 MPG
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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 --
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
  • [E10-1] Premium Paint - Pearl White
  • [E10-2] Premium Paint - Carnelian Red

Option Packages

  • [N92] Illumination Package
  • [X01] Reserve Package
2020 Toyota Avalon
Limited FWD

Exterior Colors

  • Brownstone
  • Celestial Silver Metallic
  • Harbor Gray Metallic
  • Midnight Black Metallic
  • Opulent Amber
  • Parisian Night Pearl
  • Ruby Flare Pearl
  • Special Color
  • Wind Chill Pearl

Option Packages

  • Advanced Safety Package
  • Protection Package

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