Nissan Maxima vs. Honda Clarity

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Key Specs

Kelley Blue Book Value

Kelley Blue Book
$33,420
$33,400 (MSRP)

Expert Rating

Expert Rating

Owner Reviews

Owner Reviews
4.81 / 5
48 Reviews
2.81 / 5
16 Reviews

Horsepower

Horsepower
300 hp
212 hp

Bluetooth

Bluetooth

BackUp Camera

BackUp Camera

Engine Type

Engine Type
3.5L DOHC 24
1.5T I

Interior Features

Alarm

Alarm

BackUp Camera

BackUp Camera

Keyless Entry

Keyless Entry

Universal Garage Door Opener

Universal Garage Door Opener

Power Mirrors

Power Mirrors

Steering Wheel Controls

Steering Wheel Controls

Cruise Control

Cruise Control

Power Windows

Power Windows

Rear Defrost

Rear Defrost

Power Steering

Power Steering

Front Leg Room

Front Leg Room
45 in.
42.2 in.

Front Head Room

Front Head Room
39.4 in.
39.1 in.

Rear Leg Room

Rear Leg Room
34.2 in.
36.2 in.

Second Head Room

Second Head Room
36.7 in.
37.1 in.

Trunk Volume

Trunk Volume
14.3 cu. ft.
15.5 cu. ft.

Bluetooth

Bluetooth

MP3 Player

MP3 Player
Optional

Satellite Radio

Satellite Radio

Smart Device Integration

Smart Device Integration

AUX Input

AUX Input

Climate Control

Climate Control

Dual Zone

Dual Zone

Navigation System

Navigation System

Exterior Features

Standard Wheels

Standard Wheels
Aluminum
Aluminum

Rear Spoiler

Rear Spoiler
Optional
Optional

Tire Width

Tire Width
P245/45VR18
P235/45VR18

Wheelbase

Wheelbase
109.3 in.
108.3 in.

Length

Length
192.8 in.
38.4 ft.

Width

Width
73.2 in.
192.7 in.

Mechanical Specs

Weight

Weight
3478 lbs.
4052 lbs.

Horsepower

Horsepower
300 hp
212 hp

Torque

Torque
261 ft. lbs.
99 ft. lbs.

4wheel Disc Brakes

4wheel Disc Brakes

Performance Tires

Performance Tires

Engine Cylinders

Engine Cylinders
V6 Cylinder
Optional

Drivetrain

Drivetrain
Front Wheel Drive
4 Cylinder

Fuel Capacity

Fuel Capacity
18 gal.
7 gal.

Combined

Combined
26 mpg
42 mpg

City

City
21 mpg
42 mpg

Highway

Highway
30 mpg
42 mpg

Manual Mode

Manual Mode

Safety Features

Spare Tire

Spare Tire
Temporary Spare Tire

ABS Brakes

ABS Brakes

Automatic Headlights

Automatic Headlights

Tire Pressure Monitor System

Tire Pressure Monitor System

Child Safety Locks

Child Safety Locks

Stability Control

Stability Control

Traction Control

Traction Control

Automated Emergency Braking

Automated Emergency Braking

Driver Airbag

Driver Airbag

Passenger Airbag

Passenger Airbag

Front Side Airbag

Front Side Airbag

Front Head Airbag

Front Head Airbag

Rear Head Airbag

Rear Head Airbag

Passenger Airbag Sensor

Passenger Airbag Sensor

Tech Specs

Vehicle Name

Vehicle Name
Nissan Maxima
Honda Clarity Plug-In Hybrid

Body Style

Body Style
Sedan
Sedan

Drivetrain

Drivetrain
Front Wheel Drive
Front Wheel Drive

EPA Classification

EPA Classification
Mid-Size Cars
Mid-Size Cars

Passenger Capacity

Passenger Capacity
5
5

Passenger Volume

Passenger Volume
98.6 ft³.
101.5 ft³.

Base Curb Weight

Base Curb Weight
3478 lbs.
4052 lbs.

Fuel Economy Est-Combined

Fuel Economy Est-Combined
25 mpg.
42 mpg.

EPA Fuel Economy Est - City

EPA Fuel Economy Est - City
21 mpg.
Gas/Electric I-4

EPA Fuel Economy Est - Hwy

EPA Fuel Economy Est - Hwy
30 mpg.
1.5 L/91

Engine Type

Engine Type
Premium Unleaded V-6
Sequential MPI

Displacement

Displacement
3.5 L/213
1

Fuel System

Fuel System
Sequential MPI
CVT w/OD

Trans Type

Trans Type
1
2.45 - 0.81

Trans Description Cont.

Trans Description Cont.
CVT w/OD
3.42

First Gear Ratio (:1)

First Gear Ratio (:1)
2.41 - 0.38
Strut

Reverse Ratio (:1)

Reverse Ratio (:1)
1.77
Multi-Link

Final Drive Axle Ratio (:1)

Final Drive Axle Ratio (:1)
5.25
Strut

Cold Cranking Amps @ 0° F (Primary)

Cold Cranking Amps @ 0° F (Primary)
550
Multi-Link

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

Tons/yr of CO2 Emissions @ 15K mi/year
7.0
P235/45VR18

Maximum Alternator Capacity (amps)

Maximum Alternator Capacity (amps)
150
P235/45VR18

Suspension Type - Front

Suspension Type - Front
Strut
18 X 8 in.

Suspension Type - Rear

Suspension Type - Rear
Multi-Link
18 X 8 in.

Suspension Type - Front (Cont.)

Suspension Type - Front (Cont.)
Strut
Aluminum

Suspension Type - Rear (Cont.)

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

Front Tire Size

Front Tire Size
P245/45VR18
Rack-Pinion

Rear Tire Size

Rear Tire Size
P245/45VR18
38.4 ft.

Spare Tire Size

Spare Tire Size
Compact
4-Wheel Disc

Front Wheel Size

Front Wheel Size
18 X 8.5 in.
4-Wheel

Rear Wheel Size

Rear Wheel Size
18 X 8.5 in.
Yes

Spare Wheel Size

Spare Wheel Size
Compact in.
Yes

Front Wheel Material

Front Wheel Material
Aluminum
12.3 in.

Rear Wheel Material

Rear Wheel Material
Aluminum
12.2 in.

Spare Wheel Material

Spare Wheel Material
Steel
7 gal.

Steering Type

Steering Type
Rack-Pinion
39.1 in.

Brake Type

Brake Type
4-Wheel Disc
42.2 in.

Brake ABS System

Brake ABS System
4-Wheel
59.7 in.

Disc - Front

Disc - Front
Yes
55.8 in.

Disc - Rear

Disc - Rear
Yes
37.1 in.

Front Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness

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

Rear Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness

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

Fuel Tank Capacity, Approx

Fuel Tank Capacity, Approx
18 gal.
55.6 in.

Front Head Room

Front Head Room
39.4 in.
108.3 in.

Front Leg Room

Front Leg Room
45 in.
192.7 in.

Front Shoulder Room

Front Shoulder Room
56.7 in.
73.9 in.

Front Hip Room

Front Hip Room
54.2 in.
58.2 in.

Second Head Room

Second Head Room
36.7 in.
62.2 in.

Second Leg Room

Second Leg Room
34.2 in.
62.5 in.

Second Shoulder Room

Second Shoulder Room
55.7 in.
15.5 ft³.

Second Hip Room

Second Hip Room
53.5 in.
110

Wheelbase

Wheelbase
109.3 in.
47 mi.

Length, Overall

Length, Overall
192.8 in.
Clarity

Width, Max w/o mirrors

Width, Max w/o mirrors
73.2 in.
Intermediate

Height, Overall

Height, Overall
56.5 in.
Sedan

Track Width, Front

Track Width, Front
62.4 in.
1.5

Track Width, Rear

Track Width, Rear
62.4 in.
DOHC

Min Ground Clearance

Min Ground Clearance
5.3 in.
aluminum

Trunk Volume

Trunk Volume
14.3 ft³.
4

Model Group

Model Group
Maxima
4