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2016 Nissan Maxima vs 2016 Cadillac CTS near Crest Hill, IL

See How the 2016 Nissan Maxima Comes on Top

Are you looking for a vehicle that is good for your everyday commute but also gives you that hint of luxury that you desire? Then look no further than the 2016 Nissan Maxima. Here at Thomas Nissan we want to introduce you to the perks that make this vehicle great in our comparison of the 2016 Nissan Maxima vs 2016 Cadillac CTS near Crest Hill, IL.

The race starts off well for the 2016 Maxima, which revs up its pistons with a force of 300 horsepower with its 3.5-liter DOHC 24-valve V6 engine. A performance that is staggeringly superior to the 2016 Cadillac CTS’ 268 horsepower from its 2.0L Turbo Direct-Injection, VVT 4-cylinder engine. The Maxima also offers slightly more fuel-efficiency when driving in urban areas, with 22 MPG city1 against 21 MPG city2 of the 2016 CTS. You will be able to see more of the road ahead when the weather is grim and hazy, thanks to the Nissan Maxima’s standard front fog lights, whereas fog lights on the Cadillac CTS are nowhere to be found. Tread gracefully on the Maxima’s standard 18-inch machine-finished aluminum-alloy wheels, which are come on all trims with the exception of the SR model that features 19-inch diamond-cut machine-finished aluminum-alloy wheels. Meanwhile, the Cadillac CTS only gives you 17-inch aluminum wheels with painted finish throughout its whole range of trims.

As for interior comparisons of the 2016 Nissan Maxima vs 2016 Cadillac CTS near Crest Hill, IL, we find, at a glance, that the Maxima will give you slightly more room to wiggle with its 55.7 inches of shoulder room and 53.5 inches of hip room in the rear. Backseat riders might have a slightly tighter squeeze with the CTS’ 54.8 inches of shoulder room and 53.3 inches of hip room in the rear. Meanwhile, the Maxima’s trunk features a generous 14.3 cubic ft. of space3, but the Cadillac CTS will only give you 13.7 cubic ft. of trunk space. Furthermore, the Maxima gives you 60/40 split fold-down rear seatbacks with valet locking function so that you can fit in longer items, such as your bike when you’re planning on hitting the biking trails at Prairie Bluff Preserve. No such capability is available on the Cadillac CTS’ rear seat, which merely includes a fold-down center armrest.

Now that you’ve seen how the 2016 Maxima measures up in this comparison of the 2016 Nissan Maxima vs 2016 Cadillac CTS near Crest Hill, IL, you can be sure that you will be getting a capable car that will be worth the investment. See it up close here at Thomas Nissan. What’s more, schedule a test drive and experience the thrill of getting behind the wheel of this fabulous luxury sedan.

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1. 2016 EPA Fuel Economy Estimates. Actual mileage may vary with driving conditions – use for comparison only

2. EPA-estimated. 

3. Cargo and load capacity limited by weight and distribution.