Buick Regal vs. Nissan Maxima

Rioja Red Metallic
VS
Brilliant Silver

Key Specs

Kelley Blue Book Value

Kelley Blue Book Value
$16,729 - $18,806
$22,361 - $25,528

Expert Rating

Expert Rating

Owner Reviews

Owner Reviews
4.67 / 5
3 Reviews
4.79 / 5
38 Reviews

Horsepower

Horsepower
250 hp
300 hp

Bluetooth

Bluetooth
Optional
Not Available

Engine Type

Engine Type
2.0L turbo DOHC 4
3.5L DOHC 24

Interior Features

Front Leg Room

Front Leg Room
42.1 in.
45 in.

Front Head Room

Front Head Room
38.8 in.
39.4 in.

Rear Leg Room

Rear Leg Room
36.9 in.
34.2 in.

Second Head Room

Second Head Room
37.4 in.
36.7 in.

Trunk Volume

Trunk Volume
Not Available
14.3 cu. ft.

Bluetooth

Bluetooth
Optional
Not Available

MP3 Player

MP3 Player
Optional
Optional

Smart Device Integration

Smart Device Integration
Optional
Not Available

AUX Input

AUX Input
Optional
Not Available

Passengers

Passengers
5
5

Exterior Features

Rear Spoiler

Rear Spoiler
Not Available
Optional

Tire Width

Tire Width

Wheelbase

Wheelbase
111.4 in.
109.3 in.

Turning Radius

Turning Radius
39 ft.
Not Available

Length

Length
192.9 in.
192.8 in.

Width

Width
73.3 in.
73.2 in.

Mechanical Specs

Weight

Weight
3748 .lbs
3478 .lbs

Horsepower

Horsepower
250 hp
300 hp

Torque

Torque
260 ft. lbs.
261 ft. lbs.

Maximum Tongue Weight

Maximum Tongue Weight
.lbs
Not Available

Turbocharged

Turbocharged
Optional
Not Available

Fuel Capacity

Fuel Capacity
16.3 gal.
18 gal.

Combined

Combined
11 - 16 mpg
11 - 15 mpg

City

City
22 mpg
21 mpg

Highway

Highway
32 mpg
30 mpg

Safety Features

Tech Specs

Vehicle Name

Vehicle Name
Buick Regal Sportback
Nissan Maxima

Body Style

Body Style
Sedan
Sedan

Drivetrain

Drivetrain
Front Wheel Drive
Front Wheel Drive

EPA Classification

EPA Classification
Large Cars
Mid-Size Cars

Passenger Capacity

Passenger Capacity
5
5

Base Curb Weight

Base Curb Weight
3748 lbs.
3478 lbs.

Tons/yr of CO2 Emissions @ 15K mi/year

Tons/yr of CO2 Emissions @ 15K mi/year
6.8
7.0

Fuel Economy Est-Combined

Fuel Economy Est-Combined
26 mpg.
25 mpg.

EPA Fuel Economy Est - City

EPA Fuel Economy Est - City
22 mpg.
21 mpg.

EPA Fuel Economy Est - Hwy

EPA Fuel Economy Est - Hwy
32 mpg.
30 mpg.

Engine Order Code

Engine Order Code
LTG
Not Available

Engine Type

Engine Type
Turbocharged Gas I4
Premium Unleaded V-6

Displacement

Displacement
2.0L/122
3.5 L/213

Fuel System

Fuel System
Direct Injection
Sequential MPI

Trans Order Code

Trans Order Code
M3D
Not Available

Trans Type

Trans Type
9
1

Trans Description Cont.

Trans Description Cont.
Automatic
CVT w/OD

Final Drive Axle Ratio (:1)

Final Drive Axle Ratio (:1)
2.89
5.25

Suspension Type - Front

Suspension Type - Front
MacPherson Strut
Strut

Suspension Type - Rear

Suspension Type - Rear
4-Link
Multi-Link

Shock Absorber Diameter - Front

Shock Absorber Diameter - Front
N/A mm.
Not Available

Shock Absorber Diameter - Rear

Shock Absorber Diameter - Rear
N/A mm.
Not Available

Front Tire Order Code

Front Tire Order Code
RA9
Not Available

Rear Tire Order Code

Rear Tire Order Code
RA9
Not Available

Front Tire Size

Front Tire Size
P225/55R17
P245/45VR18

Rear Tire Size

Rear Tire Size
P225/55R17
P245/45VR18

Front Wheel Size

Front Wheel Size
17 in.
18 X 8.5 in.

Rear Wheel Size

Rear Wheel Size
17 in.
18 X 8.5 in.

Front Wheel Material

Front Wheel Material
Aluminum
Aluminum

Rear Wheel Material

Rear Wheel Material
Aluminum
Aluminum

Steering Type

Steering Type
Electric Rack & Pinion
Rack-Pinion

Turning Diameter - Curb to Curb

Turning Diameter - Curb to Curb
39.0 ft.
Not Available

Turning Diameter - Wall to Wall

Turning Diameter - Wall to Wall
N/A ft.
Not Available

Brake Type

Brake Type
Pwr
4-Wheel Disc

Brake ABS System

Brake ABS System
4-Wheel
4-Wheel

Disc - Front

Disc - Front
Yes
Yes

Disc - Rear

Disc - Rear
Yes
Yes

Front Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness

Front Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness
16 in.
12.6 in.

Rear Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness

Rear Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness
16 in.
12.1 in.

Fuel Tank Capacity, Approx

Fuel Tank Capacity, Approx
16.3 gal.
18 gal.

Front Head Room

Front Head Room
38.8 in.
39.4 in.

Front Leg Room

Front Leg Room
42.1 in.
45 in.

Front Shoulder Room

Front Shoulder Room
56.9 in.
56.7 in.

Front Hip Room

Front Hip Room
55.2 in.
54.2 in.

Second Head Room

Second Head Room
37.4 in.
36.7 in.

Second Leg Room

Second Leg Room
36.9 in.
34.2 in.

Second Shoulder Room

Second Shoulder Room
55.4 in.
55.7 in.

Second Hip Room

Second Hip Room
54.1 in.
53.5 in.

Wheelbase

Wheelbase
111.4 in.
109.3 in.

Length, Overall

Length, Overall
192.9 in.
192.8 in.

Width, Max w/o mirrors

Width, Max w/o mirrors
73.3 in.
73.2 in.

Height, Overall

Height, Overall
57.3 in.
56.5 in.

Track Width, Front

Track Width, Front
62.8 in.
62.4 in.

Track Width, Rear

Track Width, Rear
63.0 in.
62.4 in.

Cargo Volume with Rear Seat Up

Cargo Volume with Rear Seat Up
31.5 ft³.
Not Available

Cargo Volume with Rear Seat Down

Cargo Volume with Rear Seat Down
60.7 ft³.
Not Available

Model Group

Model Group
Regal
Maxima

Vehicle Segment

Vehicle Segment
Intermediate
Intermediate

Vehicle Type

Vehicle Type
Hatchback
Sedan

Engine Displacement Units

Engine Displacement Units
2.0
3.5

Engine Camshaft

Engine Camshaft
DOHC
DOHC

Engine Block Type

Engine Block Type
aluminum
aluminum

Engine Cylinder Count

Engine Cylinder Count
4
6

Engine Valve Count

Engine Valve Count
4
4