2018 Nissan Maxima vs 2018 Dodge Charger

In the automotive industry, especially with sedans, manufacturers are always trying to design a more fuel-efficient vehicle while maintaining the engine performance consumers expect from that model. In the 2018 model year, there are several great examples of this advancement. Two vehicles accomplish this goal better than the rest; the 2018 Nissan Maxima and the 2018 Dodge Charger. Both vehicles offer great fuel economy while still maintaining excellent engine performance. We will compare these two industry leaders against each other to answer the question, "which is better?"

2018 Nissan Maxima


2018 Dodge Charger

$33,270* Starting MSRP $28,995
3.5L V6 / Continuously Variable Base Engine / Transmisson 3.6L V6 / 8-Speed Automatic
300 hp / 261 ft-lbs Engine Power / Engine Torque 292 hp / 260 ft-lbs
21 mpg / 30 mpg** Fuel Economy 19 mpg / 30 mpg
*All prices are Manufacturer's Suggested Retail Price (MSRP). MSRP excludes destination and handling charges, tax, title, license, and options. Dealer sets actual price.
**2018 EPA Fuel Economy Estimates 21 city / 30 highway MPG. Actual mileage may vary with driving conditions – use for comparison only.

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The table above provides a great representation of just how effective both vehicles are at combining engine performance and fuel economy. However, the 2018 Nissan Maxima does have an advantage over the 2018 Dodge Charger in both categories. This is a clear indication of Nissan's innovation, as the 2018 Charger features a slightly larger engine, but does not outperform the Maxima in performance. The 2018 Maxima does cost a little more than the 2018 Charger, but this is likely a result of the great additional features that the Maxima has available. Some of those great features include the following: Automatic Emergency Braking Intelligent Cruise Control Blind Spot Warning Rear Cross Traffic Alert Intelligent Forward Collision Warning Intelligent Around View® Monitor Front and Rear Sonar Many More If these features excite you, we strongly encourage you to check out the 2018 Nissan Maxima for yourself at Prestige Nissan of Tiffany Springs in Kansas City! Feel free to ask us any questions that you might have, and we will do the best we can to answer them. Come on in and schedule a test drive of the 2018 Nissan Maxima today!