Honda Accord vs Nissan Maxima

2020 Honda Accord

Looking to get behind the wheel of a new sedan for your commute around Abington, Willow Grove, and Glenside? Chances are you’ve already checked out the 2020 Honda Accord and 2020 Nissan Maxima.

While both have a lot to offer, this comparison of the Honda Accord vs. Nissan Maxima, that our team here at Marty Sussman Honda put together, will show you some key areas where these two vehicles differ.

Which Car Gets Better Gas Mileage?

2020 Honda Accord - Platinum White PearlWhen choosing between two sedans, one important thing to factor in is how well they each do at saving fuel. Between the 2020 Accord vs. 2020 Maxima, it’s the Honda sedan that will make each tank of gas last longer no matter where you go.

With the LX, EX, and EX-L 1.5T trim levels, the 2020 Honda Accord gets an EPA-estimated 30 city/38 highway MPG.1 The Nissan Maxima only achieves a fuel economy of 20 city/30 highway MPG.

Whether you have a far commute to work driving along the highway or spend most days driving around town heading to different appointments, the Honda Accord will be the more economical choice of the two thanks to its fuel-efficient performance.

Interior Space of the Accord vs Maxima

While the Maxima has a good deal of space, when you open the doors of the Accord you’ll appreciate just how much room is inside this sedan. That’s 105.6 cubic feet of passenger volume to be exact.

Compare this to the 98.5 cubic feet of passenger volume in the Nissan Maxima, and you’ll start to see why the 2020 Accord is the more comfortable ride for you and your friends.

Passengers in the Accord will have 40.4 inches of legroom and 37.3 inches of headroom in the second row. It’s a little more crammed in the back row of the Maxima, which has just 34.2 inches of legroom and 36.7 inches of headroom.

What Safety Features Does Each Car Come With?

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They also each will be able to turn on and off the high beams automatically to give you added visibility at night when needed. In addition to these features, the 2020 Honda Accord also comes standard with the Traffic Sign Recognition System.

This will help you stay aware of the rules of the road, like changing speed limits, in case you may have missed a sign when driving. You can also have this feature in the Maxima, but it’s something you can only get on higher trim levels.

Picking the Sedan that Matches Your Needs

With either car, you get a premium ride with a lot of similar technology features and performance specs. The differences, though, in fuel economy, standard features, and personal space make the 2020 Honda Accord a fan-favorite for our drivers in Abington, Willow Grove, and Glenside.

If you’re looking to get inside the 2020 Accord, come by Marty Sussman Honda to learn even more about this model and the various trim levels we have for sale. Schedule your test drive today!


130 city/38 highway/33 combined mpg rating for LX, EX and EX-L 1.5T trims. 29 city/35 highway/31 combined mpg rating for Sport 1.5T CVT trim. 26 city/35 highway/30 combined mpg rating for Sport 1.5T 6MT trim. 22 city/32 highway/26 combined mpg rating for Sport and Touring 2.0T trims. 23 city/34 highway/27 combined mpg rating for EX-L 2.0T trim. 48 city/47 highway/48 combined mpg rating for hybrid trims. Based on 2020 EPA mileage ratings. Use for comparison purposes only. Your mileage will vary depending on how you drive and maintain your vehicle, driving conditions, battery-pack age/condition (hybrid trims) and other factors.

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