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2014 Nissan Maxima vs. 2014 Toyota Camry Hybrid Review

Comparison Review

Comfort
Passengers in the back seat will be able to stretch out a lot more in the Toyota Camry Hybrid than the Nissan Maxima, due to its greater head- and legroom. The Nissan Maxima will be a favorite with taller drivers due to its greater front head- and legroom than the Toyota Camry Hybrid.

Convenience
With the Toyota Camry Hybrid you will definitely be making less frequent stops at the gas station than with the Nissan Maxima, due to its tank size and fuel economy.

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 Nissan Maxima is somewhat more expensive than the Toyota Camry Hybrid. Another consideration is the Destination Charge, which is a standard charge for transporting the vehicle to the dealer from where it's built. The Nissan Maxima and the Toyota Camry Hybrid have similar Destination Charges.

Dimensions
Since the Nissan Maxima is much wider than the Toyota Camry Hybrid, finding a wide enough spot in a parking lot may be a bit more challenging. When looking at overall length, the Nissan Maxima takes up about the same amount of space in your garage as the Toyota Camry Hybrid.

Drivetrain
Due to its much higher torque, the engine of the Nissan Maxima does a much better job of transmitting power to the wheels than the Toyota Camry Hybrid.

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

Performance
When it comes to horsepower, the Nissan Maxima has a much more powerful engine than the Toyota Camry Hybrid. However, something you should consider is that higher horsepower engines often command higher insurance premiums.

Utility
In terms of seating you'll be able to fit the same number of people in both the Nissan Maxima and the Toyota Camry Hybrid. The Nissan Maxima has a roomier cargo area for holding your bags or other items than the Toyota Camry Hybrid.

Warranty
The Nissan Maxima comes with essentially the same basic warranty as the Toyota Camry Hybrid.

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2014 Nissan
Maxima

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MSRP*: $31,290 - $34,380

2014 Toyota
Camry Hybrid

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MSRP*: $26,140 - $28,625
Cash Back Rebate: Up to $500 Up to $500
Low APR Loan: As low as 0.00% As low as 0.00%
Lease Incentive: As low as 3.05% As low as 0.02%
City MPG: 19 40 - 43
Top 10 Fuel Efficient
Highway MPG: 26 38 - 39
Engine(s): V-6 Inline-4
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*: $28,988 - $31,845 $24,049 - $26,336

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