The Nissan Maxima and Honda Accord are a couple of stylish and reliable sedans. Which one is right for you?

Maus Nissan of Crystal River put this 2020 Nissan Maxima vs. Honda Accord comparison together to help drivers in Homosassa Springs, Lecanto, and Citrus Hills, FL, decide.

Nissan Maxima vs Honda Accord: Performance

The Nissan Maxima offers both a smooth ride and an exciting drive. It's a great fit for families and your daily commute, thanks to standard Vehicle Dynamic Control with a Traction Control System. Under the hood, you'll find a 3.5L V6 that delivers up to 300 horsepower.

The Honda Accord also comes with Traction Control, but it's not as much fun to drive. While it gives you two engines to choose from, neither of them offers as much power. The base engine is a small 1.5L 4-cylinder that only gets up to 192 horsepower. The other option is a 2.0L 4-cylinder that gets just 252 horsepower.

Maxima vs Accord: Infotainment System

Every Nissan Maxima comes with an 8-inch touchscreen and lots of smartphone compatibility. Just sync your phone to the NissanConnect® system and you'll be able to stream music, use your apps, and stay connected using the following standard features:

  • Bluetooth® hands-free phone system and audio streaming
  • Hands-free Text Messaging Assistant
  • Apple CarPlay®
  • Android Auto™

While Bluetooth® lets you stream your favorite playlists and podcasts, SiriusXM® Radio also comes standard to give you some variety. To make sure you get great sound quality HD Radio®, Active Noise Cancellation, and a Bose® Premium Audio System are also available.

Plus, you can even use your infotainment to get turn by turn directions. Nissan Door to Door Navigation with Premium Traffic will help you find the fastest route and guide you in real time with detailed maps.

The Honda Accord also offers a navigation system and HD Radio®. Unfortunately, it doesn't offer as many speakers or come with as many standard features. While the base trim includes Bluetooth®, you won't find Apple CarPlay®, Android Auto™, or SiriusXM® Radio on the first few trim levels.

Accord vs Maxima: Safety Features

The Nissan Maxima also includes technology that'll help you stay safe. It uses intelligent driver assistance features to give you more awareness while you drive. To help prevent accidents, it comes with the following smart safety features:

  • Blind Spot Warning
  • Rear Cross Traffic Alert
  • Automatic Emergency Braking with Pedestrian Detection
  • Lane Departure Warning

You'll also be able to get a good look at what's around your car. A RearView Monitor comes standard, while an Intelligent Around View Monitor is also available. It uses a series of cameras to create a bird's-eye view of your vehicle.

The Honda Accord also comes with a rearview camera, but it doesn't offer a 360-degree overhead view. While it includes some similar driver-assistive features, neither a Blind Spot Monitor nor a Rear Cross Traffic Alert comes standard.

Nissan Maxima vs Honda Accord: Test Drive a Midsize Sedan

To learn more about the 2020 Nissan Maxima vs. Honda Accord, visit Maus Nissan of Crystal River and take a test drive.

With its standard safety features, user-friendly infotainment system, and sporty engine, it's a great choice for drivers in Homosassa Springs, Lecanto, and Citrus Hills, FL.

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