Chrysler 300 vs. Nissan Maxima

Maximum Steel Metallic Clearcoat
VS
Brilliant Silver

Key Specs

Kelley Blue Book Value

Kelley Blue Book Value
$25,062 - $27,623
Not Available

Expert Rating

Expert Rating

Owner Reviews

Owner Reviews
4.84 / 5
32 Reviews
4.79 / 5
38 Reviews

Horsepower

Horsepower
292 hp
300 hp

Engine Type

Engine Type
3.6L V6 24V VVT
3.5L DOHC 24

Interior Features

Sun Roof

Sun Roof
Optional
Not Available

Rain Sensing Wipers

Rain Sensing Wipers
Optional
Not Available

Power Mirrors

Power Mirrors
Optional
Not Available

Premium Sound System

Premium Sound System
Optional
Not Available

Front Leg Room

Front Leg Room
41.8 in.
45 in.

Front Head Room

Front Head Room
36.9 - 38.6 in.
39.4 in.

Rear Leg Room

Rear Leg Room
40.1 in.
34.2 in.

Second Head Room

Second Head Room
36.9 - 37.9 in.
36.7 in.

Trunk Volume

Trunk Volume
16.3 cu. ft.
14.3 cu. ft.

MP3 Player

MP3 Player
Optional
Optional

AUX Input

AUX Input
Optional
Not Available

Navigation System

Navigation System
Optional
Not Available

Passengers

Passengers
5
5

Exterior Features

Rear Spoiler

Rear Spoiler
Not Available
Optional

Tire Width

Tire Width

Wheelbase

Wheelbase
120.2 in.
109.3 in.

Turning Radius

Turning Radius
38.9 ft.
Not Available

Length

Length
198.6 in.
192.8 in.

Width

Width
75 in.
73.2 in.

Mechanical Specs

Weight

Weight
4013 - 4267 .lbs
3478 .lbs

Horsepower

Horsepower
292 hp
300 hp

Torque

Torque
260 ft. lbs.
261 ft. lbs.

Maximum Tongue Weight

Maximum Tongue Weight
100 .lbs
Not Available

Fuel Capacity

Fuel Capacity
18.5 gal.
18 gal.

Combined

Combined
19 - 29 mpg
11 - 15 mpg

City

City
18 - 19 mpg
21 mpg

Highway

Highway
27 - 30 mpg
30 mpg

Manual Mode

Manual Mode
Optional
Not Available

Safety Features

HID Headlights

HID Headlights
Optional
Not Available

Auto Leveling Headlights

Auto Leveling Headlights
Optional
Not Available

Rear Parking Sensors

Rear Parking Sensors
Optional
Not Available

Adaptive Cruise Control

Adaptive Cruise Control
Optional
Not Available

Automated Emergency Braking

Automated Emergency Braking
Optional
Not Available

Blind Spot Monitor

Blind Spot Monitor
Optional
Not Available

Lane Keeping Assist

Lane Keeping Assist
Optional
Not Available

Lane Departure Warning

Lane Departure Warning
Optional
Not Available

Cross Traffic Alert

Cross Traffic Alert
Optional
Not Available

Tech Specs

Vehicle Name

Vehicle Name
Chrysler 300
Nissan Maxima

Body Style

Body Style
Sedan
Sedan

Drivetrain

Drivetrain
All Wheel Drive - Rear Wheel Drive
Front Wheel Drive

EPA Classification

EPA Classification
Large Cars
Mid-Size Cars

Passenger Capacity

Passenger Capacity
5
5

Passenger Volume

Passenger Volume
106.3 ft³.
98.6 ft³.

Base Curb Weight

Base Curb Weight
4013 - 4267 lbs.
3478 lbs.

Fuel Economy Est-Combined

Fuel Economy Est-Combined
21 - 23
25 mpg.

EPA Fuel Economy Est - City

EPA Fuel Economy Est - City
18 - 19 mpg.
21 mpg.

EPA Fuel Economy Est - Hwy

EPA Fuel Economy Est - Hwy
27 - 30 mpg.
30 mpg.

Dead Weight Hitch - Max Trailer Wt.

Dead Weight Hitch - Max Trailer Wt.
1000 lbs.
Not Available

Dead Weight Hitch - Max Tongue Wt.

Dead Weight Hitch - Max Tongue Wt.
100 lbs.
Not Available

Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Trailer Wt.

Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Trailer Wt.
1000 lbs.
Not Available

Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Tongue Wt.

Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Tongue Wt.
100 lbs.
Not Available

Engine Order Code

Engine Order Code
ERB - ERB-1
Not Available

Engine Type

Engine Type
Regular Unleaded V-6
Premium Unleaded V-6

Displacement

Displacement
3.6 L/220
3.5 L/213

Fuel System

Fuel System
Sequential MPI
Sequential MPI

Trans Order Code

Trans Order Code
DFL
Not Available

Trans Type

Trans Type
8
1

Trans Description Cont.

Trans Description Cont.
Automatic w/OD
CVT w/OD

First Gear Ratio (:1)

First Gear Ratio (:1)
4.71
2.41 - 0.38

Second Gear Ratio (:1)

Second Gear Ratio (:1)
3.14
Not Available

Third Gear Ratio (:1)

Third Gear Ratio (:1)
2.11
Not Available

Fourth Gear Ratio (:1)

Fourth Gear Ratio (:1)
1.67
Not Available

Fifth Gear Ratio (:1)

Fifth Gear Ratio (:1)
1.28
Not Available

Sixth Gear Ratio (:1)

Sixth Gear Ratio (:1)
1.00
Not Available

Reverse Ratio (:1)

Reverse Ratio (:1)
3.29
1.77

Final Drive Axle Ratio (:1)

Final Drive Axle Ratio (:1)
2.62 - 3.07
5.25

Cold Cranking Amps @ 0° F (Primary)

Cold Cranking Amps @ 0° F (Primary)
730
550

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

Tons/yr of CO2 Emissions @ 15K mi/year
7.6 - 8.4
7.0

Maximum Alternator Capacity (amps)

Maximum Alternator Capacity (amps)
180
150

Suspension Type - Front

Suspension Type - Front
Short And Long Arm
Strut

Suspension Type - Rear

Suspension Type - Rear
Multi-Link
Multi-Link

Suspension Type - Front (Cont.)

Suspension Type - Front (Cont.)
Short And Long Arm
Strut

Suspension Type - Rear (Cont.)

Suspension Type - Rear (Cont.)
Multi-Link
Multi-Link

Front Tire Order Code

Front Tire Order Code
TPR - TVJ
Not Available

Rear Tire Order Code

Rear Tire Order Code
TPR - TVJ
Not Available

Front Tire Size

Front Tire Size
P235/55HR19 - P245/45VR20
P245/45VR18

Rear Tire Size

Rear Tire Size
P235/55HR19 - P245/45VR20
P245/45VR18

Spare Tire Size

Spare Tire Size
Compact
Compact

Front Wheel Size

Front Wheel Size
19 X 7.5 - 20 X 8 in.
18 X 8.5 in.

Rear Wheel Size

Rear Wheel Size
19 X 7.5 - 20 X 8 in.
18 X 8.5 in.

Spare Wheel Size

Spare Wheel Size
Compact in.
Compact in.

Front Wheel Material

Front Wheel Material
Aluminum
Aluminum

Rear Wheel Material

Rear Wheel Material
Aluminum
Aluminum

Spare Wheel Material

Spare Wheel Material
Steel
Steel

Steering Type

Steering Type
Rack-Pinion
Rack-Pinion

Turning Diameter - Curb to Curb

Turning Diameter - Curb to Curb
38.9 ft.
Not Available

Brake Type

Brake Type
4-Wheel Disc
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
12.6 - 13.6 in.
12.6 in.

Rear Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness

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

Fuel Tank Capacity, Approx

Fuel Tank Capacity, Approx
18.5 gal.
18 gal.

Front Head Room

Front Head Room
36.9 - 38.6 in.
39.4 in.

Front Leg Room

Front Leg Room
41.8 in.
45 in.

Front Shoulder Room

Front Shoulder Room
59.5 in.
56.7 in.

Front Hip Room

Front Hip Room
56.2 in.
54.2 in.

Second Head Room

Second Head Room
36.9 - 37.9 in.
36.7 in.

Second Leg Room

Second Leg Room
40.1 in.
34.2 in.

Second Shoulder Room

Second Shoulder Room
57.7 in.
55.7 in.

Second Hip Room

Second Hip Room
56.1 in.
53.5 in.

Wheelbase

Wheelbase
120.2 in.
109.3 in.

Length, Overall

Length, Overall
198.6 in.
192.8 in.

Width, Max w/o mirrors

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

Height, Overall

Height, Overall
58.7 - 59.2 in.
56.5 in.

Track Width, Front

Track Width, Front
63.4 in.
62.4 in.

Track Width, Rear

Track Width, Rear
63.8 in.
62.4 in.

Trunk Volume

Trunk Volume
16.3 ft³.
14.3 ft³.

Seventh Gear Ratio (:1)

Seventh Gear Ratio (:1)
0.84
Not Available

Eighth Gear Ratio (:1)

Eighth Gear Ratio (:1)
0.67
Not Available

Model Group

Model Group
300
Maxima

Vehicle Segment

Vehicle Segment
Intermediate
Intermediate

Vehicle Type

Vehicle Type
Sedan
Sedan

Engine Displacement Units

Engine Displacement Units
3.6
3.5

Engine Camshaft

Engine Camshaft
DOHC
DOHC

Engine Block Type

Engine Block Type
aluminum
aluminum

Engine Cylinder Count

Engine Cylinder Count
6
6

Engine Valve Count

Engine Valve Count
4
4