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Nissan Altima vs. Nissan Maxima Price Comparison (MSRP)

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Nissan Altima vs. Nissan Maxima Invoice Comparison

Lowest Total Price: $37,410

Nissan Altima 3.5 SL   
Difference: $5,495

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  Down Payment Interest Rate Term
Model Year20182018
ModelAltimaMaxima
Trim3.5 SLPlatinum
Body4dr Sedan4dr Sedan
Base Price $35,510 $40,940
Floor mats 235 300
Illuminated door sill trim plates 375 375
Rear spoiler 405 405
Floor mats 0 234
Illuminated door sill trim plates 0 291
Rear spoiler 344 344
Options (change) 1,015 1,080
Options (change) 344 869
Destination 885 885
Total Price $37,410 $42,905

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TrueDelta Value Comparison: Nissan Altima vs. Nissan Maxima

Lowest Adjusted Price and Invoice: Nissan Altima 3.5 SL
TrueDelta Adjusted Price Difference: $2,755
TrueDelta Adjusted Invoice Difference: $36,185
Model Year20182018
ModelAltimaMaxima
Trim3.5 SLPlatinum
Body4dr Sedan4dr Sedan
Engine270hp V6300hp V6
TransmissionCVT-7CVT-7
DrivetrainFWDFWD
EPA Fuel Economy (city/highway)22/32 MPG21/30 MPG
Audio (watts, speakers)?, 9?, 11
Tire (rear if not all the same)235/45-18245/45-18
Total Price$37,410$42,905
Adjustments for Features0-2,740
Feature-Adjusted Total Price$37,410$40,165

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Features Comparison: Nissan Altima vs. Nissan Maxima

Model Year20182018
ModelAltimaMaxima
Trim3.5 SLPlatinum
Body4dr Sedan4dr Sedan
Transmission and Drivetrain 
7-speed manually-shiftable CVT$1100$1100
FWD$0$0
Accessories 
Active noise reduction $0
Remote app $25
Sunshade, rear, power $225
Tilt/telescoping steering wheel, manual$250 
Tilt/telescoping steering wheel, power $350
Brakes, Airbags, and Other Safety 
Around view cameras $500
Driver drowsiness monitor $150
Moving object detection, front $25
Moving object detection, rear $25
Rearview camera$200 
Rollover sensor $50
Torque vectoring, brake-based$100 
Cargo Management 
Cargo net $40
Climate Control and Infotainment 
HD radio $50
Rain-sensing wipers $175
Rear seat USB outlets (optional) $0
Surround sound $250
Variable intermittent wipers$75 
Exterior 
Laminated front side windows $200
Panoramic sunroof $1200
Sunroof$900 
Instruments, Lights, and Mirrors 
Auto-dimming driver-side mirror $75
Compass$0 
Large color reconfigurable instrument cluster display $250
Mirror tilt-down in reverse $25
Powertrain 
Steering-wheel-mounted transmission controls$100 
Seats and Interior Trim 
Cooled or ventilated front seats $300
Manual thigh support length adjuster, driver seat $50
Memory system, driver seat $200
Suspension, Wheels, and Tires 
Electronic systems calibration selector $200
Total Value of Features$2,725$5,465
Value of Feature Adjustments$0$2,740
Value of Feature Adjustments0-2,552

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Specifications Comparison: Nissan Altima vs. Nissan Maxima

Model Year20182018
ModelAltimaMaxima
Body4dr Sedan4dr Sedan
Wheelbase109.3 in109.3 in
Length191.9 in192.8 in
Width72.0 in73.2 in
Height57.8 in56.5 in
Curb Weight3,412 lb.3,471 lb.
Fuel Capacity18.0 gal.18.0 gal.
Row 1 Headroom40.0 in39.4 in
Row 1 Shoulder Room56.4 in56.7 in
Row 1 Hip Room54.0 in54.2 in
Row 1 Legroom45.0 in45.0 in
Row 2 Headroom37.1 in36.7 in
Row 2 Shoulder Room56.4 in55.7 in
Row 2 Hip Room52.1 in53.5 in
Row 2 Legroom36.1 in34.2 in
Cargo Volume15.4 ft314.3 ft3

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Option Package Details
Nissan Maxima Platinum

Floor mats
FeatureValueRequested?
Floor mats75Yes
Cargo net40No
Cargo mat40Yes
First-aid kit15No
Total Requested11568%
Total Not Requested5532%

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