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Nissan Maxima vs. Nissan Altima Price Comparison (MSRP)

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Nissan Maxima vs. Nissan Altima 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
TrimPlatinum3.5 SL
Body4dr Sedan4dr Sedan
Base Price $40,940 $35,510
Floor mats 300 235
Illuminated door sill trim plates 375 375
Rear spoiler 405 405
Floor mats 234 0
Illuminated door sill trim plates 291 0
Rear spoiler 344 344
Options (change) 1,080 1,015
Options (change) 869 344
Destination 885 885
Total Price $42,905 $37,410

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TrueDelta Value Comparison: Nissan Maxima vs. Nissan Altima

Lowest Adjusted Price and Invoice: Nissan Altima 3.5 SL
TrueDelta Adjusted Price Difference: $2,755
TrueDelta Adjusted Invoice Difference: $36,185
Model Year20182018
TrimPlatinum3.5 SL
Body4dr Sedan4dr Sedan
Engine300hp V6270hp V6
EPA Fuel Economy (city/highway)21/30 MPG22/32 MPG
Audio (watts, speakers)?, 11?, 9
Tire (rear if not all the same)245/45-18235/45-18
Total Price$42,905$37,410
Adjustments for Features-2,7400
Feature-Adjusted Total Price$40,165$37,410

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Features Comparison: Nissan Maxima vs. Nissan Altima

Model Year20182018
TrimPlatinum3.5 SL
Body4dr Sedan4dr Sedan
Transmission and Drivetrain 
7-speed manually-shiftable CVT$1100$1100
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
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 
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$5,465$2,725
Value of Feature Adjustments$2,740$0
Value of Feature Adjustments-2,5520

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Specifications Comparison: Nissan Maxima vs. Nissan Altima

Model Year20182018
Body4dr Sedan4dr Sedan
Wheelbase109.3 in109.3 in
Length192.8 in191.9 in
Width73.2 in72.0 in
Height56.5 in57.8 in
Curb Weight3,471 lb.3,412 lb.
Fuel Capacity18.0 gal.18.0 gal.
Row 1 Headroom39.4 in40.0 in
Row 1 Shoulder Room56.7 in56.4 in
Row 1 Hip Room54.2 in54.0 in
Row 1 Legroom45.0 in45.0 in
Row 2 Headroom36.7 in37.1 in
Row 2 Shoulder Room55.7 in56.4 in
Row 2 Hip Room53.5 in52.1 in
Row 2 Legroom34.2 in36.1 in
Cargo Volume14.3 ft315.4 ft3

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Option Package Details
Nissan Altima 3.5 SL

Floor mats
Floor mats75Yes
Cargo mat40Yes
Total Requested115100%
Total Not Requested00%

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