When comparing the Lexus brand to the Nissan brand, Lexus has the advantage in the areas of used car pricing, depreciation, overall quality, reliability, retained value and variety of models offered. Nissan has the advantage in the areas of new car pricing, horsepower, towing capacity and safety.
Lexus versus Nissan: Pricing and Value
Analyzing Lexus versus Nissan pricing we see a lower new vehicle starting price for Nissan in 2 out of 2 vehicle comparisons. Nissan also has a lower used vehicle starting price in 2 out of 2 comparisons. Lexus models depreciate at a lower (better) rate in 2 out of 2 comparisons.
Lexus versus Nissan: Horsepower, Fuel Efficiency and Towing Capacity
Nissan vehicles offer higher maximum horsepower numbers in their base trim in 1 out of 2 model comparisons, with Lexus offering more horsepower in 1 comparisons. Nissan offers a greater towing capacity in 1 out of 2 comparisons.
Lexus versus Nissan: Quality, Reliability, Safety, and Value Retention Ratings
A comparison of Lexus versus Nissan overall quality ratings shows Lexus with higher quality ratings in 2 out of 2 model comparisons. In terms of reliability ratings, Lexus has the advantage in 2 out of 2 comparisons. Nissan has better safety ratings in 2 out of 2 comparisons. Lexus shows higher ratings for retained value in 2 out of 2 comparisons.
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Available Body Styles
Lexus offers 15 SUVs, 8 sedans, 5 coupes, and 1 convertible. In comparison, Nissan offers 7 SUVs, 4 sedans, 2 coupes, and 1 hatchback.
Lexus offers 18 gasoline vehicles, 9 hybrids, 1 plug-in hybrid, and 1 electric vehicle. Nissan offers 15 gasoline vehicles and 2 electric vehicles.
Lexus offers 21 all-wheel-drive models, 7 front-wheel-drive models, and 10 rear-wheel-drive models. Nissan offers 7 all-wheel-drive models, 11 front-wheel-drive models, and 1 rear-wheel-drive model.