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2015 Chevrolet Impala vs. 2014 Nissan Maxima Review

Comparison Review

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

Convenience
You'll be making about the same number of stops at the gas station with the Chevrolet Impala 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 Chevrolet Impala 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 Chevrolet Impala and the Nissan Maxima have similar Destination Charges.

Dimensions
The Chevrolet Impala is about the same width as the Nissan Maxima. If you go with the Chevrolet Impala, you may be circling the block looking for a space large enough to park more often than with the Nissan Maxima.

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

Handling
The Chevrolet Impala has a larger turning radius than the Nissan Maxima, making it slightly more difficult to maneuver in and out of tight spots.

Performance
When it comes to horsepower, the Chevrolet Impala is significantly less powerful than the Nissan Maxima. The good news is that, reportedly, cars with lower horsepower engines often have lower insurance premiums.

Utility
In terms of seating you'll be able to fit the same number of people in both the Chevrolet Impala and the Nissan Maxima. With its significantly greater cargo capacity, the Chevrolet Impala will be able to haul more equipment or luggage than the Nissan Maxima.

Warranty
The Chevrolet Impala comes with essentially the same basic warranty as the Nissan Maxima.

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2015 Chevrolet
Impala

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MSRP*: $27,060 - $40,660

2014 Nissan
Maxima

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MSRP*: $31,290 - $34,380
Cash Back Rebate: Up to $500 Up to $500
Low APR Loan: As low as 2.90% As low as 0.00%
Lease Incentive: -- As low as 3.48%
City MPG: 19 - 25 19
Highway MPG: 29 - 35 --
Engine(s): Inline-4, V-6 V-6
Seating Capacity: 5 - 5 5 - 5
Basic Warranty: 3 years/36,000 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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Invoice*: $26,113 - $38,830 $28,988 - $31,845

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