2020 Nissan Maxima vs 2020 Toyota Avalon

2020 Nissan Maxima vs 2020 Toyota Avalon

Two sedans that are frequently recommended to car shoppers looking for a high-performance vehicle are the 2020 Nissan Maxima and the 2020 Toyota Avalon. Drivers who compare the 2020 Nissan Maxima vs the 2020 Toyota Avalon should look at each model’s available trims, driver assistance features and interior space.

The 2020 Nissan Maxima and the 2020 Toyota Avalon are both offered in five trim levels. These include S, SV, SL, SR and Platinum for the 2020 Maxima and XLE, Limited, XSE, TRD and Touring for the 2020 Avalon. While both models may appear similar in terms of feature availability, drivers should note that the 2020 Maxima comes standard with rear parking sensors while the 2020 Avalon does not.

2020 Nissan Maxima


2020 Toyota Avalon

5 Available Trim Levels 5
Standard Rear Parking Sensors Optional
38.9 in. Front Head Room 37.4 in.
45.0 in. Front Leg Room 42.1 in.

2020 Nissan Maxima Utility & Practicality

The 2020 Nissan Maxima and the 2020 Toyota Avalon both offer plenty of passenger space, but the 2020 Maxima is the more spacious sedan overall. In terms of front head room, the 2020 Maxima includes 38.9 inches while the 2020 Avalon includes 37.4 inches. Similarly, the 2020 Maxima offers 45 inches of front leg room while the 2020 Avalon only includes 42.1 inches.

The overall interior volume of the 2020 Maxima is 110.7 cubic feet. In terms of storage space, this sedan features 14.3 cubic feet of standard cargo capacity.

Comfort and convenience features available for the 2020 Nissan Maxima include: Vehicle speed-senseing variable intermittent windshield wipers, a tilt and telescopic steering column, a rear door alert system, remote engine start system with intelligent climate control, push-button ignition, an auto-dimming inside rearview mirror, dual illuminated visor vanity mirrors and an ambient LED lighting system.