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2017 Nissan Maxima vs 2017 Honda Accord

Sedans represent the classic variation of the automobile. Sedans are cars that would not look out of place being used either as a family automobile or as a car for a single college student to make his or her way around town. They are such a versatile and convenient option that they remain a common sight on roads everywhere. For that reason, you have no shortage of sedans to choose from if you happen to be in the market for one. How do you know which one is right for you? We are here to help with a comparison of the 2017 Nissan Maxima vs 2017 Honda Accord.

Each of these models represents the top gasoline-powered sedan in the automakers' respective sedan lineup, and they each have desirable qualities. When place side-by-side, however, the Maxima stands out.

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2017 Nissan Maxima vs 2017 Honda Accord
300 HP Horsepower 185 HP
Standard Navigation Available on Higher Trims
45 Inches Front Legroom 42.5 Inches
Standard Remote Engine Start Available on Higher Trims

More horsepower and standard conveniences in the Maxima

The word Maxima sort of sounds like "maximum," so it is appropriate that it offers what feels like the maximum amount of features you can offer right out of the gate with the base model. Immediately, you will be given such features as navigation to keep you on the right path on your various journeys. You can also enjoy the convenience of Remote Engine Start with the base 2017 Maxima, and you may end up wondering how you ever lived without such modern amenities. You'll have to climb higher up the trim ladder to find those features on the 2017 Honda Accord.

The 2017 Maxima also packs a 300-horsepower engine. That kind of potency under the hood can instill confidence that you will be able to get where you need to go without lagging, without sputtering away as you press the accelerator while entering the on-ramp on the expressway. On a related note, you will have more room to enjoy up front while accelerating, as the Maxima offers 2.5 more inches of front legroom than the 2017 Accord. It may not sound like much, but every bit counts!

red 2017 Nissan Maxima exterior front driving down highway
blue 2017 Nissan Maxima seen from top
2017 Nissan Maxima interior seats
2017 Nissan Maxima touchscreen