Nissan Maxima vs. Hyundai Sonata Hybrid

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Key Specs

Kelley Blue Book Value

Kelley Blue Book
$34,050
$25,750

Expert Rating

Expert Rating

Owner Reviews

Owner Reviews
Not Available

Horsepower

Horsepower
300 hp
193 hp

Bluetooth

Bluetooth

BackUp Camera

BackUp Camera

Engine Type

Engine Type
3.5L DOHC 24
2.0L Nu GDI DOHC 16V Inline 4

Interior Features

Alarm

Alarm

BackUp Camera

BackUp Camera

Keyless Entry

Keyless Entry

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.
45.5 in.

Front Head Room

Front Head Room
39.4 in.
40.4 in.

Rear Leg Room

Rear Leg Room
34.2 in.
35.6 in.

Second Head Room

Second Head Room
36.7 in.
38 in.

Trunk Volume

Trunk Volume
14.3 cu. ft.
13.3 cu. ft.

Bluetooth

Bluetooth

MP3 Player

MP3 Player

Smart Device Integration

Smart Device Integration

AUX Input

AUX Input

Climate Control

Climate Control

Dual Zone

Dual Zone

Passengers

Passengers
5
5

Pass Through Rear Seat

Pass Through Rear Seat

Standard Seat

Standard Seat
Cloth
Cloth

Exterior Features

Standard Wheels

Standard Wheels
Aluminum
Aluminum

Tire Width

Tire Width
P245/45VR18
P205/65HR16

Wheelbase

Wheelbase
109.3 in.
110.4 in.

Length

Length
192.8 in.
191.1 in.

Width

Width
73.2 in.
73.4 in.

Mechanical Specs

Weight

Weight
3552 lbs.
3497 lbs.

Horsepower

Horsepower
300 hp
193 hp

Torque

Torque
261 ft. lbs.
140 ft. lbs.

4wheel Disc Brakes

4wheel Disc Brakes

Engine Cylinders

Engine Cylinders
V6 Cylinder
4 Cylinder

Drivetrain

Drivetrain
Front Wheel Drive
Front Wheel Drive

Fuel Capacity

Fuel Capacity
18 gal.
15.9 gal.

Combined

Combined
25 mpg
43 mpg

City

City
20 mpg
40 mpg

Highway

Highway
30 mpg
46 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

Knee Airbag

Knee Airbag

Tech Specs

Vehicle Name

Vehicle Name
Nissan Maxima
Hyundai Sonata 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
98.5 ft³.
106.1 ft³.

Base Curb Weight

Base Curb Weight
3552 lbs.
3497 lbs.

Fuel Economy Est-Combined

Fuel Economy Est-Combined
24 mpg.
42 mpg.

EPA Fuel Economy Est - City

EPA Fuel Economy Est - City
20 mpg.
40 mpg.

EPA Fuel Economy Est - Hwy

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

Engine Type

Engine Type
Premium Unleaded V-6
Gas/Electric I-4

Displacement

Displacement
3.5 L/213
2.0 L/122

Fuel System

Fuel System
Gasoline Direct Injection
Gasoline Direct Injection

Trans Type

Trans Type
1
6

Trans Description Cont.

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

First Gear Ratio (:1)

First Gear Ratio (:1)
2.41 - 0.38
4.64

Reverse Ratio (:1)

Reverse Ratio (:1)
1.77
3.38

Final Drive Axle Ratio (:1)

Final Drive Axle Ratio (:1)
5.25
3.32

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

Tons/yr of CO2 Emissions @ 15K mi/year
7.4
4.2

Suspension Type - Front

Suspension Type - Front
Strut
Strut

Suspension Type - Rear

Suspension Type - Rear
Multi-Link
Multi-Link

Suspension Type - Front (Cont.)

Suspension Type - Front (Cont.)
Strut
Strut

Suspension Type - Rear (Cont.)

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

Front Tire Size

Front Tire Size
P245/45VR18
P205/65HR16

Rear Tire Size

Rear Tire Size
P245/45VR18
P205/65HR16

Front Wheel Size

Front Wheel Size
18 X 8.5 in.
16 X 6.5 in.

Rear Wheel Size

Rear Wheel Size
18 X 8.5 in.
16 X 6.5 in.

Front Wheel Material

Front Wheel Material
Aluminum
Aluminum

Rear Wheel Material

Rear Wheel Material
Aluminum
Aluminum

Steering Type

Steering Type
Rack-Pinion
Rack-Pinion

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 in.
12 in.

Rear Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness

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

Fuel Tank Capacity, Approx

Fuel Tank Capacity, Approx
18 gal.
15.9 gal.

Front Head Room

Front Head Room
39.4 in.
40.4 in.

Front Leg Room

Front Leg Room
45 in.
45.5 in.

Front Shoulder Room

Front Shoulder Room
56.7 in.
57.9 in.

Front Hip Room

Front Hip Room
54.2 in.
55.3 in.

Second Head Room

Second Head Room
36.7 in.
38 in.

Second Leg Room

Second Leg Room
34.2 in.
35.6 in.

Second Shoulder Room

Second Shoulder Room
55.7 in.
56.5 in.

Second Hip Room

Second Hip Room
53.5 in.
56.1 in.

Wheelbase

Wheelbase
109.3 in.
110.4 in.

Length, Overall

Length, Overall
192.8 in.
191.1 in.

Width, Max w/o mirrors

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

Height, Overall

Height, Overall
56.5 in.
57.9 in.

Track Width, Front

Track Width, Front
62.4 in.
63.5 in.

Track Width, Rear

Track Width, Rear
62.4 in.
63.8 in.

Min Ground Clearance

Min Ground Clearance
5.3 in.
5.1 in.

Trunk Volume

Trunk Volume
14.3 ft³.
13.3 ft³.

Model Group

Model Group
Maxima
Sonata Hybrid

Vehicle Segment

Vehicle Segment
Intermediate
Intermediate

Vehicle Type

Vehicle Type
Sedan
Sedan

Engine Displacement Units

Engine Displacement Units
3.5
2.0

Engine Camshaft

Engine Camshaft
DOHC
DOHC

Engine Block Type

Engine Block Type
aluminum
aluminum

Engine Cylinder Count

Engine Cylinder Count
6
4

Engine Valve Count

Engine Valve Count
4
4