2017 Chevy Impala vs 2017 Nissan Maxima

Voted "Best Large Car for the Money" in 2016 by U.S. News and World Report, the 2017 Chevy Impala is a forced to be reckoned with in the sedan market. Offering a spacious interior, aggressive available performance specifications, and plenty of advanced available safety features, there's no doubt that the Impala can deliver an impeccable balance of luxury and drivability.

To give you a better idea of how the 2017 Chevy Impala stacks up against the competition, we've compared it to another popular midsize sedan its segment, the 2017 Nissan Maxima. Take a look at our chart below and see which sedan seems like the better choice for you. 

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2017 Chevy Impala vs 2017 Nissan Maxima
$27,500 MSRP (USD) $32,610
197-hp ECOTEC 2.5-liter DOHC 4-Cylinder  Engine 00-hp 3.5-liter 24-Valve V6
22 MPG Fuel Economy (City) 21 MPG
Yes Built-In 4G LTE WiFi No

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Right off the bat, you will notice that there is a sizable difference between starting MSRP's on the 2017 Chevy Impala and the 2017 Nissan Maxima. This is due in part to the disparities between the two engines that come standard in each sedan. The Impala gets an ECOTEC 2.5-liter DOHC 4-Cylinder engine that gets about 100 less horsepower than the Maxima's 3.5-liter V6, however that extra power comes with a pretty hefty price tag. If the performance aspect is something you can't live without, the Impala comes available with a 3.6L DOHC V6 DI engine with Variable Valve Timing (VVT) that gets 305-hp for an extra cost of about $720, putting it still well below the Maxima's total MSRP yet giving it more power.

Those extra options don't stop at the mechanics. On the next tier 2017 Chevy Impala LT you will find the following features standard at a price point well below the Maxima's base S:

  • Dual Zone Automatic Climate Control
  • Front Bucket Seats
  • Chevrolet MyLink Radio with 8" Diagonal Color Touchcreen
  • Apple CarPlay and Android Auto
  • OnStar Guidance Plan for 3 Months Including Automatic Crash Response, Stolen Vehicle Assistance, Roadside Assistance, Turn-by-Turn Navigation, Advanced Diagnostics
  • OnStar with 4G LTE and built-in Wi-Fi hotspot to connect to the internet at 4G LTE speeds

If you would like to see the 2017 Chevy Impala for yourself, stop by Mike Maroone Colorado today and take one for a test drive!

2017 Chevy Impala Chevrolet MyLink
2017 Chevy Impala Alloy Wheels
2017 Chevy Impala Body Lines
2017 Chevy Impala Steering Wheel Controls

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