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2018 Toyota Avalon vs 2017 Nissan Maxima

When you need the power, comfort, and luxury of a full-size sedan, there are only a few options out there. This list gets narrowed even further when you also demand a certain level of sportiness out of your vehicle, as well as the latest automotive features. If you're stuck deciding between a few models, you should check out our 2018 Toyota Avalon vs 2017 Nissan Maxima comparison page to help narrow things down.  

The 2018 Toyota Avalon and 2017 Nissan Maxima share some similar qualities. They both start at roughly the same price and are fuel efficient despite their impressive power. Both the 2018 Toyota Avalon and Nissan Maxima comes with a 3.5L V6 engine, but the two also offer a 21 City/ 30 Highway MPG rating.

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2018 Toyota Avalon Differences between the 2018 Toyota Avalon and 2017 Nissan Maxima 2017 Nissan Maxima
$33,500 MSRP $32,610
3.5L V6 Base Engine 3.5L V6
104 cu.ft. Passenger Room 99 cu.ft.
Standard Leather Seats Available

Differences between the 2018 Toyota Avalon and 2017 Nissan Maxima

Even though both the 2018 Toyota Avalon and 2017 Nissan Maxima are considered full-size sedans, only one of these offers the amenities and comfort that you should expect from this class of vehicle. The 2018 Toyota Avalon has a spacious 104 cu.ft. of passenger volume, which is a good deal ahead of the 99 cu.ft. that is offered in the Maxima. Similarly, the Toyota Avalon also bests the Maxima when it comes to cargo volume.  

While the two cars may come in at similar prices, we think that the 2018 Toyota Avalon generally offers the better value at its base trim. The XLE trim for the Avalon comes with leather-trimmed seats, a smart key system with push button start, an Entune infotainment system, and a suite of advanced safety features. Things like leather seats and advanced safety features require you to look to the higher-end trims on the Maxima just to match the base Avalon. 

Want to see the 2018 Toyota Avalon in person? If you're in the Monroeville area, you can swing by Spitzer Toyota to hop into the driver's seat of the 2018 Toyota Avalon!

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