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2018 Nissan Altima 2.5 S Sedan

2018 Nissan Altima

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2018 Nissan Altima

2018 Nissan Altima vs. 2018 Nissan Maxima


Choosing your next car can be as easy as comparing the 2018 Nissan Altima vs. 2018 Nissan Maxima. Both spacious sedans offer well-appointed interiors and some impressive safety features, but we think they split the difference in what Dayton drivers are looking for in a new car. See for yourself as we break down what separates these cars.




2.5L Four-Cylinder


3.5L V6
179 hp


300 hp
27 city / 38 highway


21 city / 30 highway


The interior of both models have similar convenience features, including Advanced Drive-Assist Display, Bluetooth, and handsfree text messaging assistant. You’ll also find a range of standard luxury options on the Maxima that can be found on upper trim levels of the Altima.

Of course, it’s the differences that make will help you decide on the Altima vs. Maxima:


  • Nissan Altima: The Altima has Siri Eyes Free technology, dual zone climate control, Nissan Connect, and a 6-way manual adjustable driver’s seat
  • Nissan Maxima: Intelligent climate control replaces dual-zone, Apple CarPlay and Android Auto compatibility enhance Nissan Connect, and an 8-way power driver’s seat is a nice upgrade from the manual one.
2018 Nissan Altima interior rear seating beige leather


When it comes to safety, Nissan excels. Driving on Huber Heights roads, your Nissan model, be it the Altima or Maxima, will keep you safe with features like

  • Vehicle dynamic control with traction control system
  • Intelligent forward collision warning
  • Automatic emergency braking
  • Tire Pressure Monitoring
  • LATCH car seat anchors
2018 Nissan Sedan Safety

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Phone: (937) 898-6200

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