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2015 Honda Accord 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 Honda Accord than the Nissan Maxima. The Nissan Maxima will be a favorite with taller drivers due to its greater front head- and legroom than the Honda Accord.

Convenience
The Honda Accord will require fewer stops at the gas station than the Nissan Maxima, making it more convenient to drive.

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). When looking only at MSRP, the Honda Accord will have less of an impact on your bank account 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. In this case, the Honda Accord will cost less to deliver to the dealership than the Nissan Maxima.

Dimensions
The Honda Accord is about the same width as the Nissan Maxima. When looking at overall length, the Honda Accord takes up about the same amount of space in your garage as the Nissan Maxima.

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

Handling
The Honda Accord has about the same turning radius as the Nissan Maxima, allowing equal maneuverability in and out of tight spots.

Performance
When it comes to horsepower, the Honda Accord 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 Honda Accord and the Nissan Maxima. The Honda Accord has a roomier cargo area for holding your bags or other items than the Nissan Maxima.

Warranty
The Honda Accord comes with essentially the same basic warranty as the Nissan Maxima.

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2015 Honda
Accord

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MSRP*: $22,105 - $33,630

2014 Nissan
Maxima

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MSRP*: $31,290 - $34,380
Cash Back Rebate: Visit Rebate Center Up to $500
Low APR Loan: As low as 1.90% --
Lease Incentive: -- As low as 3.05%
City MPG: 21 - 27 19
Highway MPG: 34 - 36 --
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*: $20,237 - $30,749 $28,988 - $31,845

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