2017 Nissan Maxima S vs SV
When it comes to getting the maximum value from a new midsize sedan, you likely already know the 2017 Nissan Maxima is the smart choice. The only question is, which trim level is the best one for your buck? In looking at the 2017 Nissan Maxima S vs SV, you’re looking at the two most affordable selections from the model, but do they have all the features you desire?
The S trim is the least expensive option for the 2017 Nissan Maxima, with a starting MSRP of $32,610. In comparison, the next trim is the SV, which begins at $34,590, a price difference of nearly $2,000. Naturally, additional color options or choosing accessories or packages can adjust these prices, but what do you generally get with each trim level?
|Maxima S||vs||Maxima SV|
|8-way power||Driver’s Seat||8-way power with lumbar and thigh support|
|No||Heated Front Seats||Yes|
|No||Front and Rear Sonar System||Yes|
Is the 2017 Nissan Maxima SV better than the S?
When it comes right down to it, you look to upgrade trim levels based on whether additional features justify additional cost. The base trim level 2017 Nissan Maxima S offers a 300-horspower, 261 pound-feet of torque 3.5-liter V6 engine that is mated to an Xtronic CVT. Feature highlights include NissanConnect with Navigation and Apple CarPlay, along with remote engine start, sport mode selector and a rearview camera.
The 2017 Nissan Maxima SV trim level builds upon what you’ll find in the S, so mechanically it is the same and every feature you love in the S is found in the SV. Additional features include power heated outside mirrors with LED turn signals, a front and rear sonar system, lumbar and thigh support for the driver’s seat, heated front seats and upgraded leather-appointed upholstery.
Whether you prefer to have the SV trim level is entirely up to you, so stop by Glendale Nissan to take the 2017 Nissan Maxima for a test drive and view your options in person.