Car shoppers considering a large sedan are looking for a vehicle that delivers impressive engine performance paired with a comfortable interior. The 2017 Toyota Avalon vs the 2017 Nissan Maxima compares two capable cars in the large sedan class. These two cars each offer impressive engine performance and long lists of comfort, safety and technology features.
Both the 2017 Toyota Avalon and the 2017 Nissan Maxima come equipped with 3.5-liter V-6 engines as standard equipment. These two engines are able to deliver impressive performance ratings with respectable fuel economy estimates. Both cars check in at 21 miles per gallon in the city and 30 miles per gallon on the highways.
|2017 Toyota Avalon||VS||2017 Nissan Maxima|
|3.5-liter V-6||Engine||3.5-liter V-6|
|Standard||Adaptive Cruise Control||Available|
It is understandable that safety would be an important factor for anyone considering a new car. The 2017 Toyota Avalon includes Toyota’s Safety Sense package as standard equipment on all models. This package includes features like adaptive cruise control, lane departure warnings and intervention, forward collision warnings with automatic braking and automatic high-beam headlight control. These systems are offered as available equipment on the higher Maxima trim levels, but are not standard on all models. Avalon models can also be equipped with a rearview camera and blind-spot monitoring with rear cross-traffic alerts.
In addition to the safety features, the 2017 Toyota Avalon offers a variety of systems designed to maximize the comfort of the the car. Avalon models offer features like: dual-zone automatic climate control, leather-wrapped steering wheel, heated seats, a rearview camera, Bluetooth, USB and auxiliary connectivity, Entune touchscreen infotainment system, a sunroof, auto-dimming rearview mirror, sport-tuned suspension, LED headlights and taillights, smartphone app integration, 11-speaker JBL premium sound system, tri-zone automatic climate control and upgraded leather upholstery.