2016 Nissan Maxima 2015 Nissan Sentra
3.5-liter VQ-series V-6 Engine 1.8-liter, 4-cylinder
300 Horsepower 130
N/A Fuel Economy 29 city / 39 highway mpg (CVT models)
$32,410 Starting MSRP $16,480

2016 Nissan Maxima vs. 2015 Nissan Sentra

2016 Nissan Maxima vs. 2015 Nissan Sentra

2016 Nissan Maxima vs. 2015 Nissan Sentra

The 2016 Nissan Maxima is brand new and is coming this summer to Continental Nissan. Should you wait for the 2016 Nissan Maxima or go for the 2015 Nissan Sentra? We have all the details on the difference in capabilities between these two incredible sedans.

To start, the two vehicles are very different. The 2016 Nissan Maxima is a higher-end, mid-size sedan with premium features and dynamic styling. The 2015 Nissan Sentra is one of the most affordable small sedans on the market with a focus on performance, functionality and high fuel economy. Both sedans would look great in your garage and deliver the reliability and powerful driving experience Nissan is known for. Let’s look a little deeper about what distinguishes the 2016 Nissan Maxima vs. 2015 Nissan Sentra.

2016 Nissan Maxima and 2015 Nissan Sentra Chicago, IL

Under the hood the 2016 Nissan Maxima packs a 300-hp, 3.5-liter VQ-series V-6 engine and new Xtronic transmission built for stronger acceleration. The 2015 Nissan Sentra on the other hand comes equipped with a 1.8-liter 4-cylinder engine rated at 130 horses. Both sedans are very different and it doesn’t come down to which is better, but which is better for you.

Are you looking for a luxury sedan without the luxury sedan price tag? The 2016 Nissan Maxima might be just what you're looking for. It’s sophisticated, packed with premium features and is nothing but elegant. It’s also been fully redesigned with performance and luxury in mind.

Maybe you’re looking to maximize your fuel economy and a functional sedan that aims to please is a better fit? Enter the 2015 Nissan Sentra. It comes standard with a variety of high-tech features and models equipped with a continuously variable transmission have EPA fuel estimates of 29 city and 39 highway mpg.

Which sedan will you choose? Want to test drive the 2015 Nissan Sentra or would like more information on the 2016 Nissan Maxima? Contact the friendly staff at Continental Nissan today!

2016 Nissan Maxima vs. 2015 Nissan Sentra
*Pictured are the 2016 Nissan Maxima and 2015 Nissan Sentra, respectively.