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2017 Ford Taurus vs 2017 Nissan Maxima

There aren’t many sedans, if any, that have lasted as long as the Ford Taurus. There are even fewer sedans that have been around longer than the Ford Taurus. But one sedan that comes close is the Nissan Maxima. That’s why we decided to check out how the two compare by creating this 2017 Ford Taurus versus 2017 Nissan Maxima head-to-head model comparison.


Even a long-lasting model like the new Nissan Maxima is going to find it hard to live up to the standard set by the new Ford Taurus, as the 2017 Taurus offers powerful and efficient engine options, a spacious, roomy and comfortable interior and a comprehensive suite of advanced new safety, technology, comfort and convenience features. With that in mind, let’s get right down to it and find out which full-size sedan is right for you. As you can probably guess, it’s the 2017 Ford Taurus.


2017 Ford Taurus    VS    2017 Nissan Maxima
$28,220    Starting Price    $33,495
20.1 ft.3    Cargo Capacity    14.3 ft.3
122.3 ft.3    Total Interior Volume    112.9 ft.3
1000 lbs.    Max Towing    N/A

2017 Ford Taurus: More Cargo Capacity, Passenger Space and Towing Power for Less Money

One advantage the 2017 Ford Taurus has over its competition is affordability. In this case, the new Ford Taurus has a starting price over $5,200 less than the starting price of the 2017 Nissan Maxima. And when you combine that advantage with all of the other advantages that come along with the 2017 Taurus, well, you can easily see why the Taurus has been around for as long as it has.


The 2017 Ford Taurus also features advantages in cargo capacity and passenger space. The new Taurus offers 20.1 cubic-feet of cargo space and 122.3 cubic-feet of total interior volume, whereas the new Nissan Maxima only offers 14.3 cubic-feet of cargo space and 112.9 cubic-feet of total interior volume. On top of it all, the 2017 Taurus can tow up to 1,000 pounds. The 2017 Maxima can’t tow anything.


If you’d like to know more about the 2017 Ford Taurus, please let our friendly Brandon Ford staff in Tampa, FL, know and they’ll get you everything you need.

2017 Ford Taurus front interior passenger space
2017 Ford Taurus front interior infotainment system
2017 Ford Taurus front side exterior
2017 Ford Taurus side front exterior

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