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2017 Nissan Maxima vs 2017 Honda Accord

If you are getting behind the wheel of a full-size sedan, you have distinct expectations. Certainly, the basics need to be covered. It must be safe, reliable, and comfortable for all passengers. Since there are so many vehicles that can get the basics down pat, automakers need to do something to stand out from the crowd. You have high expectations when it comes to today's automobiles, and why shouldn't you? You will be spending a great deal of time behind the wheel, and it needs to be not just a safe and reliable experience, it ought to almost feel like a second home as well. Fortunately for you, there are so many options available to select from. Which one is right for you? Let's take a look at the 2017 Nissan Maxima vs the 2017 Honda Accord.

For this comparison, we will be sticking with the base models. After all, a good foundation is important to building upon a model name. The 2017 Nissan Maxima S has some advantages over the 2017 Honda Accord LX.

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2017 Nissan Maxima S vs 2017 Honda Accord LX
300 HP Horsepower 185 HP
Standard Navigation Available on Higher Trims
Standard Rearview Camera Standard
Standard SiriusXM® Satellite Radio Not Available

Convenience features come standard in the Maxima

A full-size sedan that you plan on driving around town and on lengthy road trips should have the kind of power that lets you know it can get you to your location with ease. The 2017 Nissan Maxima S is equipped with an engine capable of doling out 300 horsepower, which far exceeds the 185-horsepower output of the 2017 Honda Accord LX.

What else do you need when embarking on trips around town or across the country? A navigation system helps, and you'll get that as a standard feature in the Maxima. That is not the case with the Accord. A rearview camera is also a helpful tool which both of these vehicles offer as a standard feature, but what about your road trip entertainment? You have another option inside the 2017 Nissan Maxima, as SiriusXM® Satellite Radio comes standard, which is not the case on the 2017 Accord.

The 2017 Nissan Maxima offers a comfortable, potent ride with a number of modern technology features to make each drive enjoyable.

red 2017 Nissan Maxima exterior front view as it drives over bridge
2017 Nissan Maxima interior steering wheel and dashboard
2017 Nissan Maxima Apple CarPlay screen
blue 2017 Nissan Maxima seen from top