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2022 Lexus ES 250 vs. 2022 Nissan Maxima Review

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2022 Lexus
ES 250

MSRP*: $40,950 to $50,130
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2022 Nissan

MSRP*: $37,840 to $43,150
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MPG - City 25 MPG 20 MPG
MPG - Hwy 34 MPG Info not available
Seating Capacity 5 seats 5 seats
Cargo Space Info not available Info not available
  • 203-hp, 2.5-liter, 4 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 Front Wheel Drive
Horsepower 203 hp 300 hp
Exterior Length 195.9 in 192.8 in
Exterior Width 73.4 in 73.2 in
Leg Room Front 42.4 in
Rear 39.2 in
Front 45.0 in
Rear 34.2 in
Head Room Front 37.5 in
Rear 37.8 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

Due to its greater rear head- and legroom, backseat passengers will be able to stretch out a lot more in the Lexus ES 250 than the Nissan Maxima. The Nissan Maxima will be a favorite with taller drivers due to its greater front head- and legroom than the Lexus ES 250.

You'll be making about the same number of stops at the gas station with the Lexus ES 250 as you will with the Nissan Maxima, as they get the same number of miles per tank of gas.

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 Lexus ES 250 is somewhat more expensive than the Nissan Maxima.

The Lexus ES 250 is about the same width as the Nissan Maxima. When looking at overall length, the Lexus ES 250 takes up about the same amount of space in your garage as the Nissan Maxima.

When it comes to horsepower, the Lexus ES 250 is significantly less powerful than the Nissan Maxima. The good news is that, reportedly, cars with lower horsepower engines often have lower insurance premiums.

The Lexus ES 250 has much less torque than the Nissan Maxima, which generally means that it won't feel as fast or powerful.

In terms of seating you'll be able to fit the same number of people in both the Lexus ES 250 and the Nissan Maxima.