2016 Nissan Maxima vs 2016 Nissan Altima

The Nissan Altima and the Nissan Maxima offer two very different visions of what a sedan should be. That's obvious even from a first impression. The design of the 2016 Nissan Altima is clean and modern, while the daringly styled Maxima is meant to stand out from the crowd. Step inside, and you'll see a similar contrast between the 2016 Nissan Maxima vs 2016 Nissan Altima. The Altima is simple, spacious and comfortable, with a wide backseat that makes it ideal for families. On the other hand, the Maxima is luxurious and driver-focused – it's nicknamed the "four-door sports car" for a reason. Which one is right for you? Let's look at a few more important differences between the 2016 Nissan Maxima vs 2016 Nissan Altima.    

From the outside, the 2016 Nissan Maxima and the 2016 Nissan Maxima are similar in size. The Altima offers a larger space for backseat passengers, along with a bigger trunk. However, the Maxima makes up for the difference with luxury features that aren't available in the 2016 Altima, such as a massive panoramic moonroof and 11-speaker Bose audio.

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2016 Nissan Maxima VS 2016 Nissan Altima
3.5-liter V-6 Engine Options 2.5-liter 4-cylinder or 3.5-liter V-6
300 Engine Horsepower 182 or 270
99 cubic feet Passenger Space 102 cubic feet
Bluetooth, rearview camera, push-button start, remote start, NissanConnect with mobile apps and navigation, 8-inch touchscreen  Standard Features Bluetooth, rearview camera, push-button start, NissanConnect with mobile apps

2016 Nissan Maxima and Altima in Vallejo, CA 

When it comes to performance, the 2016 Nissan Altima is flexible. With 4-cylinder and V-6 options available, drivers are free to choose the driving experience that fits best. The 4-cylinder engine offers the best gas mileage, rated at an impressive 27 miles per gallon in the city and 39 miles per gallon on the highway. The Altima's V-6 engine is much more powerful. However, the 2016 Nissan Maxima takes performance to an even higher level. With 300 horsepower on tap, the Maxima offers a thrillingly engaging ride.  

The Maxima also comes with quite a few more standard features, befitting its higher price tag. In addition to Bluetooth, a rearview camera, push-button start and mobile apps, every 2016 Nissan Maxima comes with Nissan navigation on an 8-inch responsive touchscreen. The Maxima also comes standard with a remote engine starter and dual-zone automatic climate control.  

Interested in learning more about the 2016 Nissan Altima or the 2016 Nissan Maxima in Vallejo, CA? Contact the Vallejo Nissan team to schedule your test drive today! 

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