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2018 Nissan Maxima vs 2018 Toyota Avalon

2018 nissan maxima vs 2018 toyota avalon

Even though drivers have more information available to them about vehicle models than ever before, we still hear all the time how difficult the car-buying process can be! It almost seems like a case of too much information! With so many models to choose from, having to sift through all the key data about each model can seem overwhelming. But, that's why we're here to help!

We create these model comparison pages so that drivers can see how some of the most popular vehicle models stack up directly against one another. We find that comparing vehicles side-by-side makes the information a little clearer and cuts down on confusion. For this page, we're going to be comparing the 2018 Nissan Maxima and 2018 Toyota Avalon, two of the most popular models in the large car segment. To gauge their value to drivers, we'll look at their MSRP, fuel-efficiency, power capabilities and safety scores. Let's begin!

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2018 Nissan Maxima
2018 Toyota Avalon
$33,270 MSRP $33,500
25 MPG Fuel Economy (Combined) 24 MPG
300 HP Horsepower 268 HP
IIHS Top Safety Pick Safety Awards IIHS Top Safety Pick

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When you look at the key information and capabilities of the two cars, it's easy to see why both are so popular among drivers! Both offer impressive value with affordable MSRP combined with solid efficiency and power. With that being said, when you compare the two directly, it's clear that the 2018 Nissan Maxima holds the edge over the 2018 Toyota Avalon.

When you're investing so much money into a new car, don't you want to get the absolute best? That's what you'll get with the 2018 Nissan Maxima. The Maxima matches the 2018 Avalon in terms of MSRP, while still being able to offer a better fuel economy and more power to drivers. With the 2018 Maxima, you don't have to choose between power and efficiency.

The 2018 Nissan Maxima is also one of the safest vehicles on the road today, evidenced by the Insurance Institute for Highway Safety (IIHS) recognizing it as a Top Safety Pick. The 2018 Maxima also offers drivers tons of advanced safety features and driver-assist technologies to go along with its great crash-test ratings. Available features include:

  • Automatic Emergency Braking 

  • Intelligent Cruise Control 

  • Blind Spot Warning 

  • Rear Cross Traffic Alert 

  • Intelligent Forward Collision Warning 

Want to learn more about the 2018 Nissan Maxima? Ready to get behind the wheel of one? Contact our staff at Arlington Nissan for more information or to schedule a test drive today! 


blue 2018 nissan maxima on city street
rear bumper of white 2018 nissan maxima going through tunnel
front interior of 2018 nissan maxima including steering wheel, dashboard and infotainment system
nissanconnect with navigation infotainment system in 2018 nissan maxima