Your car comparison

Here's how the 2013 Nissan Maxima and the 2013 Nissan Altima measure up.
4dr Sdn 3.5 S
$31,000
Starting MSRP
4dr Sdn I4 2.5
$21,760
Starting MSRP

Overview

Door
4-door 4-door -
Seats
5 5 -
Engine

290.0-hp, 3.5-liter, V6 Cylinder Engine(Gasoline Fuel)

182.0-hp, 2.5-liter, 4 Cylinder Engine(Gasoline Fuel)

-
Combined MPG
22 31 -
Size
190.600" length, 57.800" height 180.900" length, 55.900" height -
Drivetrain
Front Wheel Drive Front Wheel Drive -

Exterior color

Exterior color

-

Interior color

Interior color

Grey-Violet

Medium Grey

Grey-Violet

Medium Grey

-

Transmissions

Transmissions

CVT Transmission

A/T

CVT Transmission

A/T

-

Vehicle

EPA Classification
Midsize Cars Midsize -

Wheels

Front Wheel Material
Aluminum Steel -
Spare Wheel Size
Compact in Compact in -
Spare Wheel Material
Steel Steel -
Front Wheel Size
18 x 8 in 16 x 7 in -
Rear Wheel Size
18 x 8 in 16 x 7 in -
Rear Wheel Material
Aluminum Steel -

Electrical

Maximum Alternator Capacity (amps)
130 110 -
Cold Cranking Amps @ 0° F (Primary)
550 N/A -

Engine

SAE Net Horsepower @ RPM
290 @ 6400 182 @ 6000 -
Engine Type
Gas V6 Gas I4 -
Displacement
3.5L/213 2.5L/152 -
SAE Net Torque @ RPM
261 @ 4400 180 @ 4000 -

Mileage

EPA Fuel Economy Est - Hwy
26 MPG 38 MPG -
EPA MPG Equivalent - Hwy
N/A N/A -
Cruising Range - Hwy
520.00 mi 684.00 mi -
EPA MPG Equivalent - City
N/A N/A -
EPA MPG Equivalent - Combined
N/A N/A -
Cruising Range - City
380.00 mi 486.00 mi -
Fuel Economy Est-Combined
22 MPG 31 MPG -
EPA Fuel Economy Est - City
19 MPG 27 MPG -

Suspension

Suspension Type - Rear
Multi-Link Multi-Link -
Suspension Type - Rear (Cont.)
w/Coil Springs N/A -
Suspension Type - Front
Strut Strut -
Suspension Type - Front (Cont.)
w/Coil Springs N/A -

Brakes

Disc - Rear (Yes or )
Yes Yes -
Brake ABS System
4-Wheel 4-Wheel -
Disc - Front (Yes or )
Yes Yes -
Front Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness
12.600 x 1.100 in 11.700 x 1.020 in -
Brake ABS System (Second Line)
N/A N/A -
Brake Type
Pwr Pwr -
Drum - Rear (Yes or )
N/A N/A -
Rear Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness
12.130 x 0.630 in 11.500 x 0.350 in -

Fuel Tank

Fuel Tank Capacity, Approx
20.000 gal 18.000 gal -
Aux Fuel Tank Capacity, Approx
N/A N/A -

Steering

Turning Diameter - Wall to Wall
N/A N/A -
Lock to Lock Turns (Steering)
2.570 2.900 -
Steering Ratio (:1), Overall
15.200 16.400 -
Steering Type
Pwr Rack & Pinion Pwr Rack & Pinion -
Turning Diameter - Curb to Curb
37.400 ft 36.100 ft -

Tires

Front Tire Size
P245/45VR18 P215/60R16 -
Spare Tire Size
T145/80D17 T135/90R16 -
Rear Tire Size
P245/45VR18 P215/60R16 -

Trailering

Dead Weight Hitch - Max Tongue Wt.
100 lbs N/A -
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Trailer Wt.
1000 lbs N/A -
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Trailer Wt.
1000 lbs N/A -
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Tongue Wt.
150 lbs N/A -

Weight Information

Base Curb Weight
3551 lbs 3108 lbs -

Dimensions

Passenger Volume
95.800 ft³ 101.900 ft³ -
Front Leg Room
43.800 in 45.000 in -
Track Width, Rear
62.400 in 62.400 in -
Front Shoulder Room
56.300 in 56.400 in -
Length, Overall
190.600 in 191.500 in -
Front Head Room
38.500 in 40.000 in -
Min Ground Clearance
5.600 in N/A -
Second Shoulder Room
55.100 in 56.400 in -
Second Hip Room
53.900 in 52.100 in -
Height, Overall
57.800 in 57.900 in -
Wheelbase
109.300 in 109.300 in -
Second Head Room
36.400 in 37.100 in -
Trunk Volume
14.200 ft³ 15.400 ft³ -
Second Leg Room
34.600 in 36.100 in -
Front Hip Room
53.400 in 54.000 in -
Track Width, Front
62.400 in 62.400 in -
Passenger Capacity
5 5 -
Width, Max w/o mirrors
73.200 in 72.000 in -
Liftover Height
27.200 in 26.900 in -

Edit car