Nissan Maxima vs Nissan Altima

Nissan Maxima

Regardless of whether you’re interested in the 2019 Nissan Altima or the Maxima, you can find both of them here at Faulkner Nissan Jenkintown  In fact, that’s why we wrote this midsize sedan comparison of the 2019 Nissan Maxima vs. Altima for our customers in Jenkintown, Abington, Glenside, Philadelphia, and the surrounding communities.

So, keep reading to get a better sense of these vehicles’ powertrains, technology features, and style. Then, get in touch with our dealership today to schedule a Maxima or an Altima test drive!


The 2019 Nissan Maxima gives you exactly what you need in terms of its powertrain performance—an advanced engine that’s powerful and efficient. Introducing the 3.5L 24-valve V6 engine. This can produce up to 300 horsepower and 261 lb-ft of torque while maintaining an EPA-estimated 20 city/30 highway MPG.*

The 2019 Nissan Altima is remarkably similar in this regard. You can choose between either a 2.5L 4-cylinder engine with 188 horsepower or a 2.0L 4-cylinder engine, which produces 236 horsepower when properly equipped. Plus, its best fuel economy ratings clock in at an EPA-estimated 28 city/39 highway MPG.**


Nissan Maxima InteriorOf course, since the 2018 Maxima and the 2018 Nissan Altima are both produced by Nissan, you’ll find that both of them include some of the same entertainment and safety technology features.

In terms of smart entertainment features, here are some of the main ones for these midsize sedans:
• Android Auto™ and Apple CarPlay™
• High-Tech Nissan Navigation System
• Available Bose® Premium Audio System
Plus, in terms of intelligent safety systems, here’s what will be protecting you, your family, and friends:
• Nissan Advanced Air Bag System
• Vehicle Dynamic Control (VDC)
• Traction Control System (TCS)
• Tire Pressure Monitoring System
If you have any questions about the technologies in either sedan, our teammates can answer them all!


Nissan AltimaLast, but certainly not least, whoever said that looks don’t matter was simply not telling the truth. Looks exude a lot, and the 2019 Nissan Maxima and the 2019 Nissan Altima both offer plenty of stylistic wins.

Maxima: Low-riding and aggressively contoured on the outside; sumptuously designed on the inside.

Altima: Go with the Nissan Altima SR trims to receive 19-inch aluminum-alloy wheels, black outside mirrors, and a body-colored rear diffuser.
Both of Nissan’s midsize sedans are the type to turn heads, from the office lot to the downtown stretch.


We hope you enjoyed learning more about the Maxima vs. Altima. As you can see, both of these cars will work out perfectly. It just depends on your needs! Best of all, you can test drive both of these today at Faulkner Nissan Jenkintown.

We’re just a few minutes from Philly, Glenside, Abington, and Jenkintown, so reach out to us right now! Simply call us on the phone, text us from your cell, chat with us via our website, or stop by immediately!

*2019 EPA Fuel Economy Estimates 21/30/25 (City/Highway/Combined). Actual mileage may vary with driving conditions. Use for comparison only.
**2019 EPA Fuel Economy Estimates 28 City/39 Highway/32 Combined for Altima® S, SV, SL FWD; 26 City/36 Highway/30 Combined for Altima S, SV, SL AWD; 27 City/37 Highway/31 Combined for Altima SR, Platinum FWD; 25 City/35 Highway/29 Combined for Altima SR, Platinum AWD; 25 City/34 Highway/29 Combined for Altima SR, Platinum, Edition ONE VC-Turbo FWD. Fuel economy estimates based on 87-octane fuel. Actual mileage may vary with driving conditions. Use for comparison only.