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2014 Nissan Maxima vs. 2015 Volkswagen CC Review

Comparison Review

Comfort
Passengers in the back seat will be able to stretch out a lot more in the Volkswagen CC 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 Volkswagen CC.

Convenience
The Volkswagen CC requires fewer visits to 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). Based on MSRP, the Nissan Maxima is clearly a better financial choice over the Volkswagen CC. 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 Nissan Maxima will cost less to deliver to the dealership than the Volkswagen CC.

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

Drivetrain
With somewhat higher torque, the engine of the Nissan Maxima transmits a bit more power to the wheels than the Volkswagen CC.

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

Performance
When it comes to horsepower, the Nissan Maxima has a much more powerful engine than the Volkswagen CC. 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 Volkswagen CC. The Nissan Maxima has a roomier cargo area for holding your bags or other items than the Volkswagen CC.

Warranty
The Nissan Maxima comes with essentially the same basic warranty as the Volkswagen CC.

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2014 Nissan
Maxima

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

2015 Volkswagen
CC

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MSRP*: $32,995 - $43,575
Cash Back Rebate: Up to $500 Visit Rebate Center
Low APR Loan: As low as 0.00% As low as 0.00%
Lease Incentive: As low as 0.07% --
City MPG: 19 17 - 22
Highway MPG: 26 25 - 32
Engine(s): V-6 Inline-4, 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*: $28,988 - $31,845 $31,642 - $41,789

Days On Lot: Comparing Ease of Negotiation

Days on Lot measures the average number of days a model sits on a dealer's lot before it's sold. This is one predictor of a dealer's willingness to negotiate.

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