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Price Comparison (MSRP): Nissan Maxima vs. Nissan Sentra

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Invoice Comparison: Nissan Maxima vs. Nissan Sentra

Lowest Total Price

Nissan Sentra SR   
Difference: 14,420

Lowest Total Invoice

Nissan Sentra SR   
Difference: 13,219
Model Year2016201620152015
ModelMaximaMaximaSentraSentra
TrimSLPlatinumSRSL
Body4dr Sedan4dr Sedan4dr Sedan4dr Sedan
Base Price 36,890 39,860 19,910 20,670
Base Invoice 34,437 37,205 18,921 19,641
Floor mats 220 220 180 180
Rear spoiler 405 405   340
Illuminated door sill trim plates 350 350 350 350
Navigation Package     720 720
Premium Package     2,230 1,130
Cargo net     55 55
Floor mats     148 148
Rear spoiler     0 270
Illuminated door sill trim plates     266 266
Navigation Package     637 637
Premium Package     1,974 1,000
Cargo net     49 49
Options (show) (change) 975 975 3,535 2,775
Options (show) (change) 777 777 3,074 2,370
Destination 825 825 825 825
Total Price 38,690 41,660 24,270 24,270
Total Invoice 36,039 38,807 22,820 22,836

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For this 2016 Nissan Maxima vs. 2015 Nissan Sentra price comparison, we equipped the cars with selected features. The Maxima vs. Sentra Price Comparison table displays the specific options added and the total prices. If you want to know how much the Maxima and Sentra will cost with the features you specified, this is the table to check. In this case, the Nissan Sentra SL's price is $9,655 lower than the Nissan Maxima SL's price

Each car includes features that aren't on the other.. The Maxima vs. Sentra Features Comparison table tallies up these features and assigns monetary values to them using the site's default values. Compared to the Nissan Sentra SL, the Nissan Maxima SL includes additional features worth $5065. The TrueDelta Value Comparison figures include adjustments for most differences in feature content. However, they do not include advertising fees, factory-to-dealer incentives, or differences in engines, tires, seat configurations, and audio systems. Exceptions: They do include values for third-row seats and media players. (Additional notes)

Is a feature worth more or less than to you that the site's default value? Members can substitute their own values. The Nissan Maxima vs. Nissan Sentra Value Comparison adjusts each car's price based on its additional features. Despite a $5065 adjustment for the Nissan Maxima SL's additional features, the Nissan Sentra SL is $9,655 less than the Nissan Sentra SL.

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TrueDelta Value Comparison: Nissan Maxima vs. Nissan Sentra

Lowest Adjusted Price and Invoice: Nissan Sentra SL
TrueDelta Adjusted Price Difference: 9,655
TrueDelta Adjusted Invoice Difference: 8,767
Model Year2016201620152015
ModelMaximaMaximaSentraSentra
TrimSLPlatinumSRSL
Body4dr Sedan4dr Sedan4dr Sedan4dr Sedan
Engine300hp V6300hp V6130hp I4130hp I4
TransmissionCVT-7CVT-7CVTCVT
DrivetrainFWDFWDFWDFWD
EPA Fuel Economy (city/highway)/ MPG/ MPG/ MPG/ MPG
Audio (watts, speakers?, 11?, 11?, 8?, 8
Tire (rear if not all the same)245/45-18245/45-18205/50-17205/50-17
Total Price38,69041,66024,27024,270
Adjustments for Features-5,065-7,5650-300
Feature-Adjusted Total Price33,62534,09524,27023,970
Cost Above Minimum04703000
Total Invoice36,03938,80722,82022,836
Adjustments for Features-4,718-7,0470-282
Feature-Adjusted Total Invoice31,32131,76022,82022,554
Cost Above Minimum04392660

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Features Comparison: Nissan Maxima vs. Nissan Sentra

Model Year2016201620152015
ModelMaximaMaximaSentraSentra
TrimSLPlatinumSRSL
Body4dr Sedan4dr Sedan4dr Sedan4dr Sedan
Transmission and Drivetrain 
7-speed manually-shiftable CVT$1100$1100  
CVT  $1000$1000
FWD$0$0$0$0
Accessories 
Active noise reduction$0$0  
Adaptive cruise control, all-speed$1000$1000  
Cruise control  $250$250
Heated steering wheel$100$100  
Remote app $25  
Remote start$150$150  
Remote window/roof operation$15$15  
Sunshade, rear, power $225  
Tilt/telescoping steering wheel, manual$250 $250$250
Tilt/telescoping steering wheel, power $350  
Brakes, Airbags, and Other Safety 
4-wheel disc brakes$150$150  
Around view cameras $500  
Automatic braking, high-speed$150$150  
Blind spot warning system$200$200  
Driver drowsiness monitor $150  
Moving object detection, front $25  
Moving object detection, rear $25  
Obstacle detection, front$200$200  
Obstacle detection, rear$300$300  
Predictive forward collision warning$250$250  
Rear cross-traffic detection$100$100  
Rearview camera$200 $200$200
Rollover sensor$50$50  
Climate Control and Infotainment 
Automatic climate control, front$200$200 $200
Dual-zone climate control$125$125 $125
HD radio$50$50  
Rain-sensing wipers $175  
Rear air vents$100$100  
Surround sound$250$250  
Telematics service, such as OnStar $350  
Variable intermittent wipers$75 $75$75
Exterior 
Body kit  $0 
Bright-finished exhaust tip(s)$50$50$50 
Laminated front side windows$200$200  
Panoramic sunroof$1200$1200  
Sunroof  $900$900
Instruments, Lights, and Mirrors 
Auto-dimming driver-side mirror $75  
Interior ambient lighting$150$150  
Large color reconfigurable instrument cluster display$250$250  
LED headlights, single projector or low beam only $600  
Mirror tilt-down in reverse $25  
Turn signals on or near mirrors$25$25 $25
Seats and Interior Trim 
Cooled or ventilated front seats $300  
Manual height adjuster, driver seat  $50$50
Manual thigh support adjuster, driver seat$50$50  
Memory system, driver seat $200  
Power fore-aft adjuster, driver seat$100$100  
Power fore-aft adjuster, passenger seat$100$100  
Power height adjuster, driver seat$100$100  
Power lumbar adjuster, driver seat$100$100  
Power recliner, driver seat$100$100  
Power recliner, passenger seat$100$100  
Power tilt adjuster, driver seat$100$100  
Suspension, Wheels, and Tires 
Electronic systems calibration selector$200$200  
Total Value of Features$7,840$10,340$2,775$3,075
Value of Feature Adjustments$5,065$7,565$0$300
Value of Feature Adjustments-4,718-7,0470-282

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Specifications Comparison: Nissan Maxima vs. Nissan Sentra

Model Year20162015
ModelMaximaSentra
Body4dr Sedan4dr Sedan
Wheelbase109.3 in106.3 in
Length192.8 in182.1 in
Width73.2 in69.3 in
Height56.5 in58.9 in
Curb Weight3,472 lb.2,823 lb.
Fuel Capacity18.0 gal.13.2 gal.
Row 1 Headroom39.4 in39.4 in
Row 1 Shoulder Room56.7 in54.7 in
Row 1 Hip Room54.2 in50.9 in
Row 1 Legroom45.0 in42.5 in
Row 2 Headroom36.7 in36.7 in
Row 2 Shoulder Room55.7 in53.9 in
Row 2 Hip Room53.5 in50.1 in
Row 2 Legroom34.2 in37.4 in
Cargo Volume14.3 ft315.1 ft3

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Option Package Details
Nissan Sentra SR

Floor mats
FeatureValueRequested?
Floor mats75Yes
Cargo mat40Yes
Total Requested115100%
Total Not Requested00%
Navigation Package
FeatureValueRequested?
Navigation system600Yes
Rearview camera200Yes
Voice control for nav and audio100Yes
Traffic + travel information25Yes
SMS text-to-speech reader50Yes
Bluetooth audio streaming25Yes
App support100Yes
Total Requested1100100%
Total Not Requested00%
Premium Package
FeatureValueRequested?
Leather seating surfaces900Yes
Sunroof900Yes
Illuminated visor mirror, driver40Yes
Illuminated visor mirror, passenger40Yes
Universal garage door opener100Yes
Auto-dimming rearview mirror150Yes
Bose, 8 speakers (with subwoofer)350No
Total Requested213086%
Total Not Requested35014%

Option Package Details
Nissan Sentra SL

Floor mats
FeatureValueRequested?
Floor mats75Yes
Cargo mat40Yes
Total Requested115100%
Total Not Requested00%
Navigation Package
FeatureValueRequested?
Navigation system600Yes
Rearview camera200Yes
Voice control for nav and audio100Yes
Traffic + travel information25Yes
SMS text-to-speech reader50Yes
Bluetooth audio streaming25Yes
App support100Yes
Total Requested1100100%
Total Not Requested00%
Premium Package
FeatureValueRequested?
Sunroof900Yes
Illuminated visor mirror, driver40Yes
Illuminated visor mirror, passenger40Yes
Bose, 8 speakers (with subwoofer)350No
Total Requested98074%
Total Not Requested35026%

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