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2017 Nissan Maxima vs 2017 Honda Accord

2017 Nissan Maxima vs 2017 Honda Accord

When you're driving, safety is incredibly important. Auto manufacturers are making strides to make driving safer and easier. New vehicles, like the 2017 Nissan Maxima have a wide array of available safety features that can make the difference in an accident. The higher trim levels such as the Nissan Maxima SL, SR, and Platinum have standard advanced safety features. These features include a blind spot warning, rear cross traffic alert, predictive forward collision warning, and forward emergency braking.

By comparison, the 2017 Honda Accord offers six different driver-assist technologies, and only one is standard. Adaptive cruise control, lane keeping assist, auto high-beam headlights, collision mitigation braking system, and a road departure mitigation system are available on six of the trim levels, while Honda LaneWatch™ is standard on four of the higher trim levels. The 2017 Honda Accord and the 2017 Nissan Maxima both have plenty of options to help keep you safe. These two vehicles also have many other features in common, which you can explore below.

2017 Nissan Maxima


2017 Honda Accord

3.5L V6 Base Engine 2.4L four-cylinder
300 hp Max Horsepower 278 hp
231 lb-ft of torque Max Torque 252 lb-ft of torque
Standard Voice Control Available on some trims

2017 Nissan Maxima advantages

In most instances, like with safety features, options are important. However, in a vehicle like the 2017 Nissan Maxima, you aren't likely to need a ton of engine options to choose from. There is only one available engine across all five trim levels. This 3.5L V6 engine provides more power than both of the engine options on the 2017 Honda Accord. The performance of the base 2.4L four-cylinder doesn't come close to the base on the Nissan Maxima. The optional engine on the Honda Accord also falls short, with 252 pound-feet of torque and 278 horsepower from a 3.5L V6 engine. The standard and only engine on the 2017 Nissan Maxima churns out an impressive 300 horsepower and 231 pound-feet of torque.

As technology becomes a ubiquitous part of our lives, vehicles are adapting to include features that can help drivers stay safe while still staying connected. If drivers want to use their smartphone behind the wheel for navigation, music streaming, placing calls, or receiving texts, they are able to do so while still paying attention to the road. Voice control is standard on all trim levels of the 2017 Nissan Maxima, which allows drivers to access their phone apps without taking their eyes off the road. Voice control is an option on the 2017 Honda Accord, but it isn't available unless you choose a higher trim level. To learn more about the features available on the 2017 Nissan Maxima, you can schedule a test drive at Kenosha Nissan in Kenosha, WI.

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