2023 Dodge Charger vs. 2023 Nissan Maxima Review

Picture of the 2023 Dodge Charger

2023 Dodge
Charger

MSRP*: $35,325 to $82,670
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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 12 - 19 MPG 20 MPG
MPG - Hwy 21 - 30 MPG Info not available
Seating Capacity 5 seats 5 seats
Cargo Space Info not available Info not available
Engine
  • 292-hp, 3.6-liter, V6 Cylinder Engine (Gasoline Fuel)
  • 300-hp, 3.6-liter, V6 Cylinder Engine (Gasoline Fuel)
  • 370-hp, 5.7-liter, 8 Cylinder Engine (Gasoline Fuel)
  • 485-hp, 6.4-liter, 8 Cylinder Engine (Gasoline Fuel)
  • 717-hp, 6.2-liter, 8 Cylinder Engine (Gasoline Fuel)
  • 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 292 - 717 hp 300 hp
Exterior Length 198.4 - 201.0 in 192.8 in
Exterior Width 75.0 - 78.3 in 73.2 in
Leg Room Front 41.8 in
Rear 40.1 in
Front 45.0 in
Rear 34.2 in
Head Room Front 38.6 in
Rear 36.6 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 Dodge Charger than the Nissan Maxima. The Nissan Maxima will be a favorite with taller drivers due to its greater front head- and legroom than the Dodge Charger.

Convenience
The Nissan Maxima requires fewer visits to the gas station than the Dodge Charger, 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). The Dodge Charger is somewhat more expensive than the Nissan Maxima.

Dimensions
Since the Dodge Charger is much wider than the Nissan Maxima, finding a wide enough spot in a parking lot may be a bit more challenging. For some people, bigger is better. If that's the case for you, then you'll be happier with the Dodge Charger, which is slightly longer than the Nissan Maxima.

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

Powertrain
Due to its much higher torque, the engine of the Dodge Charger does a much better job of transmitting 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 Dodge Charger and the Nissan Maxima.