2017 Nissan Maxima vs 2017 Chevy Impala

The 2017 Nissan Maxima is one that truly impresses with some of the best performance you can get with a sedan. Keeping the same comfort and convenience as other sedans, the Maxima also provides a sports car feel with its extra power. Being designed with a jet fighter in mind, the 2017 Nissan Maxima looks tough to beat. So we thought, how does it compare with similar sedans? We decided to compare the 2017 Nissan Maxima vs the 2017 Chevy Impala to see which one could rise above.

The 2017 Nissan Maxima features an 8” multi-touch control screen in the center console with Apple CarPlay. This display uses NissanConnect to help minimize driving distractions and to ensure any app you need is at your fingertips or accessed by voice commands. The 2017 Nissan Maxima also comes equipped with a 7” Advanced Drive-Assist display. This display provides navigation, music, tire pressure information, driving aids and even driver attention alerts right in front of your eyes.

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2017 Nissan Maxima vs 2017 Chevy Impala
3.5L 24-Valve V6 Standard Engine Specs 2.5L 4-Cylinder
300 HP and 261 lb-ft torque Standard Horsepower & Torque 197 HP and 191 lb-ft torque
8" Multi-Touch Color Display Standard Infotainment Display 4.2" Color Display
5 Passenger Capacity 5

Differences Between the 2017 Nissan Maxima vs the 2017 Chevy Impala

While the 2017 Chevy Impala can eventually reach similar specs to the 2017 Nissan Maxima with trim upgrades, there’s no debate between the standard model of each car. The Maxima is capable of so much more in its base edition than the Impala. The 2017 Nissan Maxima’s 300 horsepower blows the 2017 Chevy Impala’s power out of the water when comparing standard power plants. If you were looking to get a model upgrade with your new sedan, the 2017 Nissan Maxima has a much higher ceiling for performance. Drivers that want similar power output on the Impala will have to pay more for an optional V6 or face an MSRP over $35,000 to have it come standard.

The Maxima has a look that will accommodate family trips, as well as the power to excite drivers looking for thrilling sedan performance. The sports car-inspired Nissan Maxima shines when it comes to sheer power in the standard models. Now that you’ve seen a comparison of the 2017 Nissan Maxima vs the 2017 Chevy Impala, start by seeing all these features for yourself by scheduling a test drive at Glendale Nissan.

2017 Nissan Maxima Apple CarPlay
Phone connecting to Apple CarPlay
Black 2017 Nissan Maxima
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