2023 BMW 540 vs. 2023 Nissan Maxima Review

Picture of the 2023 BMW 540

2023 BMW
540

MSRP*: $62,900 to $65,200
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Picture of the 2023 Nissan Maxima

2023 Nissan
Maxima

MSRP*: $38,340 to $44,450
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MPG - City 22 - 25 MPG 20 MPG
MPG - Hwy 29 - 32 MPG Info not available
Seating Capacity 5 seats 5 seats
Cargo Space Info not available Info not available
Engine
  • 335-hp, 3.0-liter, Straight 6 Cylinder Engine (Gasoline/Mild Electric Hybrid)
  • 300-hp, 3.5-liter, V6 Cylinder Engine (Gasoline Fuel)
Transmission Automatic Continuously Variable
Drivetrain All Wheel Drive, Rear Wheel Drive Front Wheel Drive
Horsepower 335 hp 300 hp
Exterior Length 195.8 in 192.8 in
Exterior Width 73.5 in 73.2 in
Leg Room Front 41.4 in
Rear 36.5 in
Front 45.0 in
Rear 34.2 in
Head Room Front 38.8 in
Rear 37.5 in
Front 38.9 - 39.4 in
Rear 35.8 - 36.7 in

*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.

Comparison Review

Comfort
Due to its greater rear head- and legroom, backseat passengers will be able to stretch out a lot more in the BMW 540 than the Nissan Maxima. The Nissan Maxima will be a favorite with taller drivers due to its greater front head- and legroom than the BMW 540.

Convenience
You'll be making about the same number of stops at the gas station with the BMW 540 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 BMW 540 will definitely make more of a dent in your wallet than the Nissan Maxima, which has a much lower MSRP.

Dimensions
The BMW 540 is about the same width as the Nissan Maxima. When looking at overall length, the BMW 540 takes up about the same amount of space in your garage as the Nissan Maxima.

Performance
When it comes to horsepower, the BMW 540 is somewhat more powerful than the Nissan Maxima.

Powertrain
With somewhat higher torque, the engine of the BMW 540 transmits a bit more power to the wheels than the Nissan Maxima.

Utility
In terms of seating you'll be able to fit the same number of people in both the BMW 540 and the Nissan Maxima.