When we compare the 2022 Nissan Maxima's and the 2022 Toyota Camry's specifications and ratings, the 2022 Nissan Maxima has the advantage in the area of base engine power. The 2022 Toyota Camry has the advantage in the areas of new vehicle base pricing, typical lower range of pricing for used cars, and fuel efficiency, reliability, resale value, interior volume and overall quality score. Based on this comparison of the 2022 Nissan Maxima's and the 2022 Toyota Camry's specifications and ratings, the 2022 Toyota Camry is a better car than the 2022 Nissan Maxima.
2022 Nissan Maxima vs. 2022 Toyota Camry Pricing
A used 2022 Nissan Maxima ranges from $22,446 to $36,659 while a used 2022 Toyota Camry is priced between $22,000 to $34,999. For a new model, the 2022 Nissan Maxima's price is between $34,383 and $45,309, with the 2022 Toyota Camry priced between $24,817 and $38,977.
2022 Nissan Maxima vs. 2022 Toyota Camry Resale/Retained Value
Looking at the 5-year depreciation rate for both models, the 2022 Nissan Maxima loses 52.1 percent of its value and the 2022 Toyota Camry loses 40.7 percent of its value. This means the 2022 Toyota Camry retains 11.4 percentage points more of its value and has the advantage of higher resale value versus the 2022 Nissan Maxima.
2022 Nissan Maxima vs. 2022 Toyota Camry Quality Rating
The iSeeCars Overall Quality rating for the Nissan Maxima is 8.3 out of 10 while the Toyota Camry's quality rating is 9.0 out of 10. This results in the Nissan Maxima being ranked 4 out of 8 Best Large Cars and the Toyota Camry being ranked 2 out of 13 Best Midsize Cars.
2022 Nissan Maxima vs. 2022 Toyota Camry Reliability Rating
iSeeCars’ Reliability Rating for the Nissan Maxima is 8.6 out of 10. For the Toyota Camry the reliability rating is 9.0 out of 10. This gives the Toyota Camry a slight advantage in reliability compared to the Nissan Maxima.
Engine Power and Fuel Efficiency Comparison
For engine performance, the 2022 Nissan Maxima’s base engine makes 300 horsepower, and the 2022 Toyota Camry base engine makes 203 horsepower. The Maxima is rated to deliver an average of 24 miles per gallon, with a highway range of 540 miles. The Camry is rated to deliver an average of 32 miles per gallon, with a highway range of 616 miles. This gives the 2022 Toyota Camry the fuel efficiency and maximum range advantage over the 2022 Nissan Maxima. The Maxima uses premium unleaded, and the Camry uses regular unleaded.
Passenger Space Comparison
The 2022 Toyota Camry, a midsize car, has the advantage of offering more interior volume, reflected in more front shoulder room, rear head room, rear leg room, and cargo space. The 2022 Nissan Maxima, a large car, has the advantage in the areas of front head room and front leg room. The 2022 Nissan Maxima and 2022 Toyota Camry are comparable in regards to rear shoulder room.
Safety Ratings Comparison
When comparing crash test ratings from NHTSA, both the 2022 Nissan Maxima and the 2022 Toyota Camry have the same average safety rating of 5 out of 5 Stars.