Compare 2005 Nissan Maxima - Overview

Compare the Maxima side-by-side against the Passat. See features, performance, cost of ownership and more.

2005 Nissan Maxima (3.5 SE 4dr Sedan)

  (3.5 SE) 4dr Sedan

2005 Volkswagen Passat (GLX 4dr Front-wheel Drive Sedan)

Suggested Top Competitor (GLX) 4dr Front-wheel Drive Sedan

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MSRP

Veh 1 $27,500
Veh 2 $29,790

MPG (city/hwy)

Veh 1 20 / 28
Veh 2 20 / 28

Horse Power

Veh 1 265 @ 5.8k RPM
Veh 2 190 @ 6.0k RPM

Acceleration (0-60)

Veh 1 6.5 Sec
Veh 2 7.7 Sec

Engine

Veh 1 3.5L V-6
Veh 2 2.8L V-6

Transmission

Veh 1 5-spd auto w/OD
Veh 2 5-spd man w/OD

Seating Capacity

Veh 1 5 Seats
Veh 2 5 Seats

Cargo Space

Veh 1 15.5 CF
Veh 2 15.0 CF

Monthly Payment

Veh 1 $519
Veh 2 $562

Cost To Own (5 yr @ 10k/yr)

Veh 1 N/A
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