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2021 INFINITI Q50 vs. 2021 Nissan Maxima Review

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2021 INFINITI
Q50

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2021 Nissan
Maxima

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MSRP*
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$36,700 to $57,850
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$37,090 to $42,320
Invoice* $34,682 to $54,668 $34,623 to $39,497
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

*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.