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2022 Kia Stinger vs. 2022 Nissan Maxima Review

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2022 Kia
Stinger

MSRP*: $36,290 to $53,690
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2022 Nissan
Maxima

MSRP*: $37,840 to $43,150
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MPG - City 17 - 22 MPG 20 MPG
MPG - Hwy 24 - 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)
  • 368-hp, 3.3-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 - 368 hp 300 hp
Exterior Length 190.2 in 192.8 in
Exterior Width 73.6 in 73.2 in
Leg Room Front 42.6 in
Rear 36.4 in
Front 45.0 in
Rear 34.2 in
Head Room Front 38.3 in
Rear 37.0 in
Front 38.9 - 39.4 in
Rear 35.8 - 36.7 in
Overall Safety Rating** ***** Info not available
Frontal Crash Rating** **** Info not available
Side Crash Rating** ***** Info not available

**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 Kia Stinger than the Nissan Maxima. The Nissan Maxima will be a favorite with taller drivers due to its greater front head- and legroom than the Kia Stinger.

Convenience
With the Nissan Maxima you will definitely be making less frequent stops at the gas station than with the Kia Stinger, due to its tank size and fuel economy.

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 Kia Stinger is somewhat more expensive than the Nissan Maxima.

Dimensions
The Kia Stinger is about the same width as the Nissan Maxima. When looking at overall length, the Kia Stinger takes up about the same amount of space in your garage as the Nissan Maxima.

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

Powertrain
Due to its much higher torque, the engine of the Kia Stinger 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 Kia Stinger and the Nissan Maxima.

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