Nissan Maxima vs. Honda Accord

Two popular premium mid-sized sedans in the Springfield, MO area are the 2018 Nissan Maxima, starting at $33,270 MSRP, and the 2018 Acura TLX, which starts at $33,000 MSRP. Researching which model has the performance specs and luxury features you want can take up a lot of time, which is why our product experts have composed this review.

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2018 Nissan Maxima vs. 2018 Acura TLX: Performance

If you are looking for a powerful, sporty sedan, then you will want the Nissan Maxima. The standard V6 engine on the new Maxima is more powerful than both the standard I4 and the available V6 on the Acura TLX. If you opt for the Nissan Maxima SR trim, you will also get paddle shifters, a sport-tuned suspension, and a dynamics control module.

2018 Nissan Maxima


2018 Acura TLX

3.5L V6


2.4L I4

3.5L V6

300 HP


206 HP

290 HP

261 lb.-ft.


182 lb.-ft.

267 lb.-ft.

2018 Nissan Maxima vs. 2018 Acura TLX: Interior Features

The Nissan Maxima and Acura TLX can keep their driver and passengers comfortable in any weather thanks to features like dual-zone automatic climate control and premium leather-wrapped heated and cooled front seats. However, shoppers in the Springfield, MO area will likely prefer the plethora of luxury features available in the Nissan Maxima to those of the Acura TLX.

  • The Nissan Maxima comes with remote start so that owners can turn on the engine and climate control before leaving the house.
  • While the Acura TLX is available with a moonroof, the Nissan Maxima has a dual-pane panoramic moonroof that covers both rows of seating.
  • The Nissan Maxima's sound system has more standard speakers than the Acura TLX.
  • The Nissan Maxima comes standard with built-in navigation; the Acura TLX does not.
  • Only the Nissan Maxima is available with a power-tilt-and-telescoping steering wheel
2018 Nissan Maxima Interior

Test Drive the New Nissan Maxima in Springfield, MO

Between these two premium sedans, the 2018 Nissan Maxima is by far the better option. To experience the comfort and handling of the new Maxima first-hand, schedule a test-drive appointment at our Nissan dealership in Springfield, MO. If you have questions about the Maxima that were not covered above, please call (866)534-2093 and you'll be connected directly to a Youngblood Nissan product specialist.

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