Looking for a comparison between the 2021 Toyota Avalon vs the 2021 Nissan Maxima? To educate car shoppers about these two sedans, we’ve put together a comparison of these two models, emphasizing trim level availability, performance ratings and interior utility.
The 2021 Avalon is available in XLE, Touring, XSE Nightshade, Limited and TRD trims. The trim level selection of the 2021 Maxima may seem fairly limited in comparison, as it’s only offered in SV, SR and Platinum trim levels. The 2021 Avalon comes standard with a 3.5-liter V6 engine that produces 301 horsepower and 267 pound-feet of torque. The 2021 Maxima is also equipped with a 3.5-liter V6, but one that only produces 300 horsepower and 261 lb.-ft. of torque.
2021 Toyota Avalon
2021 Nissan Maxima
|Five Trims||Trim Level Availability||Three Trims|
|301 hp||Standard Horsepower||300 hp|
|267 lb.-ft.||Standard Torque||261 lb.-ft.|
|120.4 cu.ft.||Interior Volume||112.8 cu.ft.|
The 2021 Toyota Avalon has the edge over the 2021 Nissan Maxima when it comes to interior space as well. The interior volume of the 2021 Avalon is 120.4 cubic feet while the 2021 Maxima features 112.8 cubic feet of interior volume.
Many standard features can be found inside the 2021 Toyota Avalon. An eight-speaker audio system, an infotainment system with a nine-inch touchscreen display, heated front seats and a push-button start system all come standard inside the 2021 Avalon.
A large number of comfort and convenience features are available for the 2021 Toyota Avalon. Notable highlights include: Steering wheel-mounted audio and cruise controls, dual illuminating vanity mirrors, front and rear door pockets, electric power steering, front and rear cupholders, a leather-wrapped steering wheel, front seatback storage, a rearview camera, a tilt and telescopic steering wheel, interior air filtration and dual-zone front climate control.