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Compare Nissan Maxima A33B [2.0] vs Nissan Altima L33 [2.5] vs Nissan Sentra B17 [1.6 116hp]

Reviews

Neo score
16%
19%
13%
Pros
  • Clean styling
  • Venerable VQ35 V6 still available
  • Improved exterior styling
  • Increased interior space
  • Small turning circle
Cons
  • Bad 0-100kph time
  • Stuck with MacPherson struts in the front
  • No RB series engines
  • All CVT lineup
  • Horrible 0-100kph time
  • Can't even reach 200km/h
  • Miserably low engine output
  • Only available with small engines
  • Stuck with MacPherson struts in the front

Price

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Variants

2.0
2.0 AT
2.5
3.0
3.0 AT
3.5
3.5 AT
2.5
3.5
1.6 116hp
1.6 116hp CVT
1.6 126hp
1.6 126hp CVT
1.8 131hp CVT
1.8 139hp CVT

Capacity

Cargo Capacity
520 L / 18.4 cu-ft
436 L / 15.4 cu-ft
510 L / 18.0 cu-ft
Fuel Capacity
70.0 L / 18.5 gal
68.0 L / 18.0 gal
52.0 L / 13.7 gal
Passengers
5
5
5
Payload
525 kg / 1157 lbs
501 kg / 1105 lbs

Chassis

Brakes | Front
Ventilated discs
Ventilated discs
Ventilated discs
Brakes | Rear
Disc
Disc
Disc
Power Steering
Hydraulic Steering
Electric Steering
Suspension | Front
MacPherson strut
MacPherson strut
MacPherson strut
Suspension | Rear
Spring Strut
Multi-link
Semi-independent, coil spring
Tire Size
205/65R15
215/60 R16
195/60 R16
Turning Circle
10.4 m / 34.1 ft

Construction

Body Style
4-door Sedan
4-door Sedan
4-door Sedan

Dimensions

Ground Clearance
137 mm / 5.4 in
166 mm / 6.5 in
Size | Height
1435 mm / 56.5 in
1471 mm / 57.9 in
1495 mm / 58.9 in
Size | Length
4920 mm / 193.7 in
4864 mm / 191.5 in
4615 mm / 181.7 in
Size | Width
1780 mm / 70.1 in
1828 mm / 72.0 in
1760 mm / 69.3 in
Track Width | Front
1530.0 mm / 60.2 in
1584.0 mm / 62.4 in
1540.0 mm / 60.6 in
Track Width | Rear
1510.0 mm / 59.4 in
1584.0 mm / 62.4 in
1540.0 mm / 60.6 in
Weight
1490.0 kg / 3284.9 lbs
1409.0 kg / 3106.3 lbs
1190.0 kg / 2623.5 lbs
Wheel Size
15 in
16 in
16 in
Wheelbase
2750 mm / 108.3 in
2776 mm / 109.3 in
2700 mm / 106.3 in

Performance

Acceleration | 0 - 100 km/h
11.3 sec
7.3 sec
11.8 sec
Acceleration | 0 - 60 mph
10.7 sec
6.9 sec
11.2 sec
Fuel Economy
9.1 L/100km / 25.8 MPG (combined) | 12.3 L/100km / 19.1 MPG (urban) | 7.3 L/100km / 32.2 MPG (highway)
8.7 L/100km / 27.0 MPG (urban) | 6.2 L/100km / 37.9 MPG (highway)
5.2 L/100km / 45.2 MPG (highway)
Top Speed
203.0 km/h / 126.1 mph
210.0 km/h / 130.5 mph
190.0 km/h / 118.1 mph

Powertrain

Drivetrain Layout
Front-engine (transverse), Front-wheel drive
Front-engine (transverse), Front-wheel drive
Front-engine (transverse), Front-wheel drive
Engine
HR16DE
Engine | Bore
76.0 mm / 3.0 in
89.0 mm / 3.5 in
78.0 mm / 3.1 in
Engine | Compression Ratio
9.5:1
9.6:1
9.8:1
Engine | Displacement
2.0 L / 121.7 cu-in / 1995.0 cc
2.5 L / 151.8 cu-in / 2488.0 cc
1.6 L / 97.5 cu-in / 1598.0 cc
Engine | Power
140.0 hp / 104.4 kW @ 6400 rpm
182.0 hp / 135.7 kW @ 6000 rpm
116.0 hp / 86.5 kW @ 6000 rpm
Engine | Specific Output
70.2 hp/L / 1.1 hp/cu-in
73.2 hp/L / 1.2 hp/cu-in
72.6 hp/L / 1.2 hp/cu-in
Engine | Stroke
73.3 mm / 2.9 in
100.0 mm / 3.9 in
83.6 mm / 3.3 in
Engine | Torque
177 Nm / 130.5 lb-ft @ 4400 rpm
244 Nm / 180.0 lb-ft @ 4000 rpm
154 Nm / 113.6 lb-ft @ 4000 rpm
Engine | Type
Naturally-aspirated multi-port injected petrol V6 DOHC engine with 4 values per cylinder
Naturally-aspirated multi-port injected petrol inline-4 engine with 4 values per cylinder
Naturally-aspirated multi-port injected petrol inline-4 DOHC engine with 4 values per cylinder
Transmission | Gears
5-speed
5-speed
Transmission | Type
Manual
CVT
Manual

Production

Availability
2000 ~ 2004
2012 ~ 2018
2012 ~ 2016
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