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2022 Genesis G80 vs. 2022 Nissan Maxima Review

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2022 Genesis
G80

MSRP*: $48,250 to $63,700
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2022 Nissan
Maxima

MSRP*: $37,840 to $43,150
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MPG - City 17 - 23 MPG 20 MPG
MPG - Hwy 26 - 32 MPG Info not available
Seating Capacity 5 seats 5 seats
Cargo Space Info not available Info not available
Engine
  • 300-hp, 2.5-liter, 4 Cylinder Engine (Gasoline Fuel)
  • 375-hp, 3.5-liter, V6 Cylinder Engine (Gasoline Fuel)
  • 300-hp, 3.5-liter, V6 Cylinder Engine (Gasoline Fuel)
Transmission 8-Speed A/T Continuously Variable
Drivetrain All Wheel Drive, Rear Wheel Drive Front Wheel Drive
Horsepower 300 - 375 hp 300 hp
Exterior Length 196.7 in 192.8 in
Exterior Width 75.8 in 73.2 in
Leg Room Front 42.5 in
Rear 38.7 in
Front 45.0 in
Rear 34.2 in
Head Room Front 39.4 - 41.1 in
Rear 37.5 - 38.1 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 Genesis G80 than the Nissan Maxima. As far as headroom and legroom go, there's not much difference between the Genesis G80 and the Nissan Maxima in the front seats.

Convenience
You'll be making about the same number of stops at the gas station with the Genesis G80 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 Genesis G80 is somewhat more expensive than the Nissan Maxima.

Dimensions
Since the Genesis G80 is much wider than the Nissan Maxima, finding a wide enough spot in a parking lot may be a bit more challenging. When looking at overall length, the Genesis G80 takes up about the same amount of space in your garage as the Nissan Maxima.

Performance
In terms of horsepower, it's basically a tie between the Genesis G80 and the Nissan Maxima.

Powertrain
With somewhat higher torque, the engine of the Genesis G80 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 Genesis G80 and the Nissan Maxima.