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Barberino Nissan in Wallingford, CT Compares the 2018 Nissan Maxima with the 2018 Toyota Avalon

When you're in the market for a luxury sedan that won't break the bank, the 2018 Nissan Maxima is the perfect choice. It holds its own against similar competitors like the 2018 Toyota Avalon, coming out on top with clear advantages. Keep on reading to learn about the advantages that come with the 2018 Nissan Maxima, then look through our inventory to find the one that's just right for you. When you're ready to schedule a test drive, give us a call or use our convenient online form!

2018 Nissan Maxima 2018 Toyota Avalon
$33,270 Starting MSRP $33,500
300 Base Engine Horsepower 268
Standard Active Front Seat Head Restraints Not Available
Standard Daytime Running Lights Available Upgrade
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2018 Nissan Maxima vs 2018 Toyota Avalon: Design

The luxurious design of the 2018 Nissan Maxima is hard to beat. Whereas the Avalon has a large gaping grille that's reminiscent of a basking shark, the 2018 Nissan Maxima is much more refined. Its lines are sleek, flowing, bold, and dynamic. Inside, you'll find that features like power lumbar support are standard even on the entry-level 2018 Nissan Maxima, whereas they're available upgrades for the Avalon.

2018 Nissan Maxima

2018 Nissan Maxima vs 2018 Toyota Avalon: Performance

When it comes to performance, the 2018 Nissan Maxima once again has the edge. Its standard V6 engine generates 300 horsepower and 261 pound-feet of torque! The 2018 Toyota Avalon has an engine that puts out only 268 horsepower and 248 pound-feet of torque. Despite the power difference, the 2018 Nissan Maxima has fuel efficiency equal to that of the Avalon.

2018 Toyota Avalon

2018 Nissan Maxima vs 2018 Toyota Avalon: Safety

Both the 2018 Nissan Maxima and the 2018 Toyota Avalon are impressively safe vehicles. In fact, they both received the prestigious Top Safety Pick award from IIHS. However, the 2018 Nissan Maxima gives you more for less. It comes standard with daytime running lights, which are an available upgrade for the Avalon--and the Avalon lacks active front seat head restraints entirely, while the 2018 Nissan Maxima has them on every trim level.

Why Choose a Nissan? Find Out at Barberino Nissan

For over a century, Nissan has been building truly incredible vehicles. This continues to this day! The latest 2018 Nissan lineup represents some of the best vehicles in the industry when it comes to value, reliability, and performance. The Nissan Customer Promise shows that Nissan values you as a customer. The advanced engineering found in the Xtronic CVT® increases efficiency without sacrificing driving engagement. Find out more when you come see us for a test drive at Barberino Nissan, proudly serving Meriden and Wallingford, CT.

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