2018 Nissan Maxima vs 2018 Mazda6

red mazda6 vs black nissan maxima

If you are considering either the 2018 Nissan Maxima or the 2018 Mazda6 for your next vehicle let us help you. We have compiled the information you need to make a choice between these two vehicles including performance specifications and availability of certain features.

We can see why you might be having a difficult time choosing between these two stylish sedans. They come with many of the same standard features such as a rear-view camera system, automatic climate control with separate controls for the driver and front passenger, automatic headlights, and Daytime Running Lights (DRL). Ultimately, it is a hard choice when you only know about their similarities. So, for the rest of this page we will be focusing on the differences in order to compare the 2018 Nissan Maxima to the 2018 Mazda6.

2018 Nissan Maxima  


2018 Mazda6 

3.5 L V6 engine with 24 valves  Standard engine type on base trim level 

2.5 L I4 engine with 16 valves 

300 hp at 6,400 rpm  Horsepower  187 hp at 6,000 rpm 
68.1 L  Fuel capacity in liters 62.1 L
standard  Navigation system  optional 

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The chart above shows the major advantage of the 2018 Nissan Maxima over the 2018 Mazda6, which is that it is more powerful. It has a larger standard engine that creates more horsepower and torque, optimal for people who like a sporty driving experience. Furthermore, here are some features that are standard on the base trim level of the 2018 Nissan Maxima, but only optional on the 2018 Mazda6 base trim level, meaning that they would be for an additional cost:

  • Universal garage door opener
  • Remote ignition
  • Interior auto day/night or electrochromic mirror
  • Telematic systems

Next, let’s talk about dimensions. The 2018 Nissan Maxima has more front headroom, front shoulder room, second row shoulder room, and front hip room and legroom. Both vehicles fit five passengers and have four doors. We hope you can see the merits of having more room to stretch out in. New Nissan vehicles are available here at Penticton Nissan and we can help you through the purchasing process to make it quick and easy. Stay on our website to get online credit approval, learn about the financing process, and check out our current inventory of new Nissan vehicles, and pay us a visit soon.

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