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2018 Buick LaCrosse vs. 2018 Nissan Maxima Review

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Comfort
Due to its greater rear head- and legroom, backseat passengers will be able to stretch out a lot more in the Buick LaCrosse than the Nissan Maxima. The Nissan Maxima will be a favorite with taller drivers due to its greater front head- and legroom than the Buick LaCrosse.

Convenience
You'll be making about the same number of stops at the gas station with the Buick LaCrosse as you will with the Nissan Maxima, as they get the same number of miles per tank of gas.

Cost
There are a lot of factors to consider when calculating the overall cost of a vehicle. The main consideration is Manufacturer's Suggested Retail Price (MSRP). The Buick LaCrosse is somewhat more expensive than the Nissan Maxima. Another consideration is the Destination Charge, which is a standard charge for transporting the vehicle to the dealer from where it's built. The Buick LaCrosse will cost more in transportation costs than the Nissan Maxima.

Dimensions
The Buick LaCrosse is about the same width as the Nissan Maxima. For some people, bigger is better. If that's the case for you, then you'll be happier with the Buick LaCrosse, which is slightly longer than the Nissan Maxima.

Drivetrain
The Buick LaCrosse has much less torque than the Nissan Maxima, which generally means that it won't feel as fast or powerful.

Performance
When it comes to horsepower, the Buick LaCrosse is somewhat more powerful than the Nissan Maxima.

Utility
In terms of seating you'll be able to fit the same number of people in both the Buick LaCrosse and the Nissan Maxima. You'll be able to fit about the same amount of groceries into the Buick LaCrosse as you will in the Nissan Maxima.

Warranty
You'll have greater peace of mind with the more generous basic warranty of the Buick LaCrosse than that of the Nissan Maxima.

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2018 Buick
LaCrosse

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MSRP*: $29,565 - $47,070

2018 Nissan
Maxima

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MSRP*: $33,270 - $40,940
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City MPG: 20 - 25 21
Highway MPG: 29 - 35 N/A
Engine(s): Inline-4, V-6 V-6
Seating Capacity: 5 5
Basic Warranty: 4 years/50,000 miles 3 years/36,000 miles
Overall Safety Rating
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Frontal Crash Rating
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Side Crash Rating
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***** Not Tested
Invoice*: $29,417 - $45,187 $31,062 - $38,212

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*MSRP and Invoice prices displayed are for educational purposes only, do not reflect the actual selling price of a particular vehicle, and do not include applicable gas taxes or destination charges.