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2021 BMW M340 vs. 2021 Nissan Maxima Review

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2021 BMW
M340

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2021 Nissan
Maxima

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MSRP*
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$54,700 to $56,700
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$37,090 to $42,320
Invoice* $51,370 to $53,230 $34,623 to $39,497
MPG - City 22 - 23 20
MPG - Hwy 31 - 32 N/A
Engine(s) Inline-6 V-6
Seating Capacity 5 5
Basic Warranty 4 years/50,000 miles 3 years/36,000 miles
Overall Safety Rating** Not Tested *****
Frontal Crash Rating** Not Tested *****
Side Crash Rating** Not Tested *****

**Vehicle crash and safety data is provided by NHTSA, the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration. The NHTSA testing was established by Congress to reduce highway deaths and injuries.

*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 M340 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 M340.

Convenience
You'll be making about the same number of stops at the gas station with the BMW M340 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 M340 will definitely make more of a dent in your wallet than the Nissan Maxima, which has a much lower MSRP. Another consideration is the Destination Charge, which is a standard charge for transporting the vehicle to the dealer from where it's built. The BMW M340 will cost more in transportation costs than the Nissan Maxima.

Dimensions
The BMW M340 is a little narrower than the Nissan Maxima, so you'll have an easier time getting in and out of the car in a tight parking spot. The BMW M340 is slightly shorter than the Nissan Maxima, which may make it easier to park.

Drivetrain
Due to its much higher torque, the engine of the BMW M340 does a much better job of transmitting power to the wheels than the Nissan Maxima.

Performance
When it comes to horsepower, the BMW M340 is somewhat more powerful than the Nissan Maxima.

Utility
In terms of seating you'll be able to fit the same number of people in both the BMW M340 and the Nissan Maxima. The BMW M340 has a roomier cargo area for holding your bags or other items than the Nissan Maxima.

Warranty
You'll have greater peace of mind with the more generous basic warranty of the BMW M340 than that of the Nissan Maxima.