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Honda Civic vs. Nissan Maxima Price Comparison (MSRP)

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Honda Civic vs. Nissan Maxima Invoice Comparison

Lowest Total Price: $24,845

Honda Civic Si   
Difference: $13,915

Lowest Total Invoice: $23,135

Honda Civic Si   
Difference: $13,033

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  Down Payment Interest Rate Term
Model Year201220172017
ModelCivicMaximaMaxima
TrimSiSLPlatinum
Body4dr Sedan4dr Sedan4dr Sedan
Base Price $22,555 $37,250 $40,340
Base Invoice $20,956 $34,772 $37,652
Navigation system 1,500    
Floor mats   220 220
Rear spoiler   405 405
Navigation system 1,389    
Floor mats   167 167
Rear spoiler   344 344
Options (change) 1,500 625 625
Options (change) 1,389 511 511
Destination 790 885 885
Total Price $24,845 $38,760 $41,850
Total Invoice $23,135 $36,168 $39,048

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TrueDelta Value Comparison: Honda Civic vs. Nissan Maxima

Lowest Adjusted Price and Invoice: Honda Civic Si
TrueDelta Adjusted Price Difference: $6,615
TrueDelta Adjusted Invoice Difference: $6,221
Model Year201220172017
ModelCivicMaximaMaxima
TrimSiSLPlatinum
Body4dr Sedan4dr Sedan4dr Sedan
Engine201hp I4300hp V6300hp V6
TransmissionM6CVT-7CVT-7
DrivetrainFWDFWDFWD
EPA Fuel Economy (city/highway)22/31 MPG22/30 MPG22/30 MPG
Audio (watts, speakers)360, 7?, 11?, 11
Tire (rear if not all the same)215/45-17245/45-18245/45-18
Total Price$24,845$38,760$41,850
Adjustments for Features0-7,300-9,900
Feature-Adjusted Total Price$24,845$31,460$31,950
Cost Above Minimum$0$0$490
Total Invoice$23,135$36,168$39,048
Adjustments for Features0-6,812-9,237
Feature-Adjusted Total Invoice$23,135$29,356$29,811
Cost Above Minimum$0$0$455

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Features Comparison: Honda Civic vs. Nissan Maxima

Model Year201220172017
ModelCivicMaximaMaxima
TrimSiSLPlatinum
Body4dr Sedan4dr Sedan4dr Sedan
Transmission and Drivetrain 
6-speed manual$150  
7-speed manually-shiftable CVT $1100$1100
FWD$0$0$0
Accessories 
Active noise reduction $0$0
Adaptive cruise control $750$750
Cruise control$250  
Heated steering wheel $100$100
Proximity key $250$250
Remote app  $25
Remote start $150$150
Remote window/roof operation $15$15
Sunshade, rear, power  $225
Tilt/telescoping steering wheel, manual$250$250 
Tilt/telescoping steering wheel, power  $350
Universal garage door opener $100$100
Brakes, Airbags, and Other Safety 
Active or whiplash-reducing head restraints, front seats$0  
Around view cameras  $500
Automatic braking, high-speed or partial $200$200
Blind spot warning system $200$200
Cross-traffic warning, rear $100$100
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
Rearview camera $200 
Rollover sensor $50$50
Cargo Management 
Cargo mat $40$40
Cargo net $40$40
Overhead sunglass holder $25$25
Climate Control and Infotainment 
App support $100$100
Apple CarPlay support $100$100
Automatic climate control, front $200$200
Dual-zone climate control $125$125
HD radio $50$50
Rain-sensing wipers  $175
Rear air vents $100$100
SD Card slot$25  
SMS text-to-speech reader $25$25
Surround sound $250$250
Telematics service, such as OnStar  $300
Traffic + travel information $25$25
Traffic information$25  
Variable intermittent wipers$75$75 
Exterior 
Laminated front side windows $200$200
Panoramic sunroof $1200$1200
Sunroof$900  
Instruments, Lights, and Mirrors 
Auto-dimming driver-side mirror  $75
Auto-dimming rearview mirror $150$150
Digital instruments$0  
Heated mirrors $25$25
Illuminated visor mirror, driver $50$50
Illuminated visor mirror, passenger $50$50
Interior ambient lighting $150$150
Large color reconfigurable instrument cluster display $250$250
LED headlights, single projector or low beam only  $750
Mirror tilt-down in reverse  $25
Turn signals on or near mirrors $25$25
Visor mirror, driver$10  
Visor mirror, passenger$10  
Powertrain 
Limited-slip front differential$500  
Short-throw shifter (optional)$0  
Seats and Interior Trim 
Cooled or ventilated front seats  $300
Door sill trim plates $100$100
Heated front seats $200$200
Leather seating surfaces $900$900
Manual height adjuster, driver seat$50  
Manual thigh support length adjuster, driver seat $50$50
Memory system, driver seat  $200
Metal pedals$75  
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
Sport suspension (upgrade)$0  
Total Value of Features$2,320$9,620$12,220
Value of Feature Adjustments$0$7,300$9,900
Value of Feature Adjustments0-6,812-9,237

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Specifications Comparison: Honda Civic vs. Nissan Maxima

Model Year20122017
ModelCivicMaxima
Body4dr Sedan4dr Sedan
Wheelbase105.1 in109.3 in
Length177.3 in192.8 in
Width69.0 in73.2 in
Height56.5 in56.5 in
Curb Weight2,906 lb.3,471 lb.
Fuel Capacity13.2 gal.18.0 gal.
Row 1 Headroom39.0 in39.4 in
Row 1 Shoulder Room56.6 in56.7 in
Row 1 Hip Room50.5 in54.2 in
Row 1 Legroom42.0 in45.0 in
Row 2 Headroom37.1 in36.7 in
Row 2 Shoulder Room53.3 in55.7 in
Row 2 Hip Room51.4 in53.5 in
Row 2 Legroom36.2 in34.2 in
Cargo Volume12.5 ft314.3 ft3

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Option Package Details
Nissan Maxima SL

Floor mats
FeatureValueRequested?
Floor mats75Yes
Cargo net40No
Cargo mat40No
Total Requested7548%
Total Not Requested8052%

Option Package Details
Nissan Maxima Platinum

Floor mats
FeatureValueRequested?
Floor mats75Yes
Cargo net40No
Cargo mat40No
Total Requested7548%
Total Not Requested8052%

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