2014 Honda Accord vs 2014 Nissan Maxima

Looking for the 2014 Nissan Maxima in Boulder, CO?

If you’re in the market for an upscale mid-size sedan near Boulder, then you’ve probably considered the 2014 Nissan Maxima. The new Maxima is equipped with a powerful standard 3.5L V6 engine and a variety of standard and optional features, including:

  • Push-button start
  • An eight-speaker audio system
  • Bluetooth functionality for compatible smartphones

Despite everything that the 2014 Nissan Maxima has to offer though, the 2014 Honda Accord Sedan actually delivers more at a greater value. The new Accord Sedan is more efficient than the Nissan Maxima, received higher safety ratings, and is outfitted with more standard amenities.

After undergoing EPA fuel economy testing, the 2014 Honda Accord Sedan received an estimated 27 mpg in the city and 36 mpg on the highway with its standard 2.4L I4 engine and CVT transmission.* The 2014 Maxima only received an estimated 19 mpg in the city and 26 mpg on the highway, which means you’ll be filling up at the pump much more often if you go with Nissan’s sedan.

When it comes to safety, Honda excels once again in 2014. The new Honda Accord Sedan received a 5-Star Overall Safety Rating from the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration while the new Nissan Maxima only received a 4-Star rating.

For a closer look at these two models, the following table displays a brief side-by-side comparison of the 2014 Honda Accord Sedan and the 2014 Nissan Maxima:

* 24 city/34 highway/28 combined mpg rating for 4-cylinder Sedan 6MT models. 27 city/36 highway/30 combined mpg rating for Sedan CVT models. 26 city/34 highway/29 combined mpg rating for Sport Sedan CVT models. 21 city/34 highway/26 combined mpg rating for V-6 Sedan models. Based on 2014 EPA mileage ratings. Use for comparison purposes only. Your actual mileage will vary depending on how you drive and maintain your vehicle.

**MSRP excluding tax, license, registration, $830.00 destination charge and options.