2016 Nissan Maxima vs. 2016 Chevy Malibu
2016 Nissan Maxima 2016 Chevy Malibu
22 city / 30 highway MPG 22 city / 32 highway
Driver Attention Alert Unique features 4G LTE WiFi
3.5-liter V-6 Engine options 1.5-liter turbo or 2.0-liter turbo
300 Horsepower 160 or 250, depending on engine

2016 Nissan Maxima vs. 2016 Chevy Malibu

2016 Nissan Maxima vs. 2016 Chevy Malibu

The 2016 Nissan Maxima and 2016 Chevy Malibu are two brand new sedans with a lot to offer. In fact, both received significant updates for the model year that includes new features, better performance and sharp new styling. The 2016 Chevy Malibu is not only larger, but also gets a new 160-hp, 1.5-liter turbocharged four-cylinder with an optional upgrade of a 250-hp, 2.0-liter turbo. On the other side of the spectrum, the 2016 Nissan Maxima features a more powerful, 300-hp, 3.5-liter V-6 engine and lighter, more rigid chassis and overall sports car-like acceleration and performance.

Here you have two, virtually new sedans, but which is a better value? In this comparison we’ll take a closer look at the standard features and how the two stack up in terms of capabilities and performance. Which sedan has your vote going into this 2016 Nissan Maxima vs. 2016 Chevy Malibu comparison?

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Both the 2016 Nissan Maxima and 2016 Chevy Malibu are stunning brand new sedans. Where the 2016 Chevy Malibu struggles is the lack of a V-6 option. Drivers will find the 2016 Nissan Maxima to deliver an overall more dynamic driving experience compared to the 2016 Chevy Malibu for this reason. In addition to the 2016 Nissan Maxima’s performance enhanced setup under the hood, the 2016 Nissan Maxima SR is truly the “sport” model for drivers look for even more from their 2016 Maxima.

When it comes to features, both the 2016 Nissan Maxima and 2016 Chevy Malibu have a lot to offer. The 2016 Chevy Malibu truly has a variety of innovative features that includes 4G LTE WiFi and a Teen Drive System that allows parents to monitor their children’s driving habits (depending on trim level). However, the 2016 Nissan Maxima is standard with a generous array of standard features and is truly the definition of affordable luxury. Not only is it standard with navigation, the 2016 Nissan Maxima has keyless ignition and entry, an 8-inch touchscreen display, a rearview camera, two USB ports, satellite and HD radio, six-disc CD charger and much more.

At the end of the day, the 2016 Nissan Maxima in Chicago, IL, is a better overall value for your money. To learn more, browse our inventory or contact the Continental Nissan staff today!

2016 Nissan Maxima vs. 2016 Chevy Malibu