2018 Nissan Maxima vs 2018 Lincoln MKZ

Are you currently searching for a sedan that offers luxury style and excellent engine performance? Do you place a high emphasis on comfort and style when buying a new sedan? If you answered “yes” to both of these questions, you should consider exploring the 2018 Nissan Maxima or the 2018 Lincoln MKZ. Check out how these two excellent vehicles match up against one another at Prestige Nissan of Legends in Kansas City, KS today! To find out which of these two excellent sedans is the better option, we will evaluate them against one another with a one-on-one, model comparison. For the sake of this comparison, we will be evaluating the base model 2018 Nissan Maxima S against the base model 2018 Lincoln MKZ Premiere. Let’s check out how these two excellent vehicle options stack up against each other today!

2018 Nissan Maxima


2018 Lincoln MKZ

3.5L V6 Engine Base Engine 2.0L Turbo 4-Cylinder Engine
300 Horsepower Engine Power 245 Horsepower
261 Pound-Feet Engine Torque 275 Pound-Feet
21 MPG / 30 MPG* Fuel Economy (City / Hwy) 21 MPG / 31 MPG
*2018 EPA Fuel Economy Estimate 21 city / 30 highway MPG. Actual mileage may vary with driving conditions – use for comparison only.

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The table shown above highlights the engine specifications for the base trim level of the 2018 Nissan Maxima and 2018 Lincoln MKZ. As you can see, both sedans feature very competitive engine specifications. The 2018 Nissan Maxima has a significant advantage in engine power, while the 2018 Lincoln MKZ has a slight advantage in engine torque and highway fuel economy. The 2018 Nissan Maxima separates itself from the 2018 Lincoln MKZ and the rest of the competition with Nissan Intelligent Mobility. Nissan Intelligent Mobility makes driving safer and easier by utilizing innovative technology features. Some of the features that make up Nissan Intelligent Mobility include:

  • Intelligent Cruise Control
  • Blind Spot Warning
  • Rear Cross Traffic Alert
  • Intelligent Forward Collision Warning
  • Intelligent Around View® Monitor
  • Front and Rear Sonar

If you are interested in learning more information about how the Nissan Intelligent Mobility driver assistance features work on the 2018 Nissan Maxima, feel free to contact the tremendous team at Nissan of Legends today! Stop by our dealership in Kansas City, KS to test drive the 2018 Nissan Maxima today!

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