2020 INFINITI Q50 vs. 2020 Nissan Maxima | NewCars.com

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2020 INFINITI Q50 vs. 2020 Nissan Maxima Review

New 2020 INFINITI Q50

2020 INFINITI
Q50

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New 2020 Nissan Maxima

2020 Nissan
Maxima

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MSRP*
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$36,400 to $56,250
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$34,450 to $41,840
Invoice* $34,398 to $53,157 $32,162 to $39,051
MPG - City 19 - 20 20
MPG - Hwy 26 - 29 N/A
Engine(s) V-6 V-6
Seating Capacity 5 5
Basic Warranty 4 years/60,000 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 INFINITI Q50 than the Nissan Maxima. As far as headroom and legroom go, there's not much difference between the INFINITI Q50 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 INFINITI Q50 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 INFINITI Q50 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 INFINITI Q50 will cost more in transportation costs than the Nissan Maxima.

Dimensions
The INFINITI Q50 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. When looking at overall length, the INFINITI Q50 takes up about the same amount of space in your garage as the Nissan Maxima.

Drivetrain
With somewhat higher torque, the engine of the INFINITI Q50 transmits a bit more power to the wheels than the Nissan Maxima.

Performance
In terms of horsepower, it's basically a tie between the INFINITI Q50 and the Nissan Maxima.

Utility
In terms of seating you'll be able to fit the same number of people in both the INFINITI Q50 and the Nissan Maxima. The INFINITI Q50 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 INFINITI Q50 than that of the Nissan Maxima.