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2021 Genesis G80 vs. 2021 Nissan Maxima Review

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2021 Genesis
G80

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2021 Nissan
Maxima

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MSRP*
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$47,700 to $62,250
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$37,090 to $42,320
Invoice* $44,739 to $58,378 $34,623 to $39,497
MPG - City 18 - 23 20
MPG - Hwy 26 - 32 N/A
Engine(s) Inline-4, V-6 V-6
Seating Capacity 5 5
Basic Warranty 5 years/60,000 miles 3 years/36,000 miles

*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. Another consideration is the Destination Charge, which is a standard charge for transporting the vehicle to the dealer from where it's built. The Genesis G80 will cost more in transportation costs 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.

Drivetrain
With somewhat higher torque, the engine of the Genesis G80 transmits a bit more power to the wheels than the Nissan Maxima.

Performance
In terms of horsepower, it's basically a tie between the Genesis G80 and 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. The Genesis G80 has less cargo capacity than the Nissan Maxima, which is okay if you don't need to move a lot in one trip.

Warranty
You'll have greater peace of mind with the more generous basic warranty of the Genesis G80 than that of the Nissan Maxima.