Compare 2021 INFINITI Q50 vs. 2021 Nissan Maxima

2021 Nissan Maxima



2021 Nissan Maxima

3.0L 6cyl Turbo


3.5L 6cyl CVT
300 HP


300 HP
20 city / 29 hwy*

Fuel Economy

20 city / 30 hwy*

Serving Atlanta, Duluth, and Lawrenceville, GA

With its high-end amenities and head-turning style, the 2021 INFINITI Q50 at INFINITI of Gwinnett is a sedan that is made to impress. The Q50 is one of the most stylish and luxurious sedans on the market, as you’ll notice when you arrange an INFINITI Q50 online test drive. The INFINITI offers a smooth, cushioned, and cloud-like ride with comfortable seats and precise handling. The 2021 Q50 also stands out for its notable power ratings, which include a base engine that delivers 300 HP and a premium engine that delivers more power with an upgrade to 400 HP. The INFINITI, which you can take for a test drive at INFINITI of Gwinnett, competes against the 2021 Nissan Maxima. However, the INFINITI is more luxurious than the Maxima with a more refined appearance and a higher-quality interior. The 2021 Q50 also has a higher power output and more performance capabilities compared to the Nissan Maxima.

Performance and Handling

The 2021 INFINITI Q50 at INFINITI of Gwinnett is made with two engines for the 2021 model year. The INFINITI’s standard engine is a V6 with a power output that reaches 300 HP. The base-level engine delivers 295 LB-FT of torque. If you want more power, you can get the Red Sport 400, which is a special performance-oriented trim that increases the sedan’s power rating to 400 HP and 350 LB-FT in torque. Both engines have a seven-speed automatic transmission. The INFINITI’s standard drivetrain is rear-wheel drive, but you can get all-wheel drive as an alternative. The 2021 Nissan Maxima has one engine for all trim levels, which is a V6 that produces 300 HP. There are no engine upgrades available aside from the standard engine. The Nissan also has front-wheel drive as its only drivetrain option, while you can choose from two drivetrains with the INFINITI. If you want to learn more about the INFINITI’s power and performance capabilities, contact our helpful staff to reserve an INFINITI Q50 online test drive.


When you take the 2021 INFINITI Q50 for a spin through our online test drive, you’ll see that it has an elegant and well-equipped cabin. Simulated leather seats are standard on the INFINITI. It also stands out for its premium technology features, including Android Auto and Apple CarPlay that are housed in two infotainment systems. WiFi is also included with all trim levels of the 2021 Q50. Other creature comforts include dual-zone climate control and a stereo system with six speakers. The base-level Q50 gets some standard advanced safety technology too, including forward collision mitigation. With the second trim level, which is the Luxe, you’ll get those features plus navigation included in the infotainment system. A sunroof is included with the second INFINITI Q50 trim, and it adds some more advanced safety technology. Third in the 2021 Q50 lineup is the Sensory trim level, which gains leather seats, a premium Bose sound system, sporty seats, and more safety aids. Its exterior gets some changes too, including high-performance tires, upgraded brakes, and adaptive dampers. The Red Sport 400, which is available for an online test drive, has a striking appearance with red paint, unique exterior elements, and adaptive headlights. The Nissan Maxima only has a single infotainment screen, which is an eight-inch display. Navigation is not offered as an upgrade, and premium touches such as high-end leather seats and sport seats are not available.


Scheduling an INFINITI Q50 online test drive through INFINITI of Gwinnett is a perfect way to see the unique styling elements that the luxury sedan offers. From alloy wheels, chrome accents, and LED lights to trim-specific touches such as unique paint coloring for the Red Sport 400, any trim level of the INFINITI Q50 that you select will stand out from the crowd. The Nissan Maxima, in contrast, has a planer exterior appearance with fewer custom options and less bells and whistles.

Contact INFINITI of Gwinnett today to learn more about the 2021 INFINITI Q50.

*All figures are EPA estimates. Actual mileage may vary.