Last year, the Maserati Levante became the great Italian automaker's first foray into the world of SUVs. Yes, even Maserati is looking for a wedge to lever open the door to SUV prosperity.
The 2018 Levante doesn't look quite like any other SUV out there. With its swooping, elegant lines and distinctive nose, this is a crossover that mixes the familiar, family-friendly form of an SUV with Italian sex appeal. Will that be enough to grab some attention in the crowded luxury SUV market? Hey, it could well be.
About the same size as other luxury SUVs, such as the BMW X6 and the Mercedes-Benz GLE Coupe, the Levante is offered in two trim levels that are differentiated primarily by power. There's the base Levante and the more robustly rambunctious Levante S. Both trim levels offer the GranLusso and GranSport option groups, to take the Levante up a more luxurious or sporty upgrade route.
Maserati has been around since 1914, and it has always built vehicles that mix style with true performance. In the Levante, that starts with a beautifully balanced chassis with almost perfect 50 percent front and 50 percent rear weight balance. The powerplant is a twin-turbocharged 3.0-liter V6 that knocks out either 345 horsepower in the base Levante or 424 hp in the Levante S. It's an engine that Maserati designed, but it is assembled for Maserati by Ferrari. An eight-speed automatic transmission and all-wheel drive are standard on all models. Maserati says the regular Levante will romp from 0 to 60 mph in 5.9 seconds, and the S can do that trick in 5.1 ticks.
Aside from a few glaringly downmarket switches, the interior is a spectacular mix of materials with design elements that immediately identify the Levante as an Italian near-exotic. The seats couldn't be more supportive, and the whole vehicle is a bold assertion of Italian design applied to a crossover.
According to the EPA ratings, the base Levante doesn't have much of a fuel consumption advantage over the S. The base machine is rated at 16 mpg combined (14 city/20 highway). The Levante S is only a hair behind at 14 mpg in the city, 19 mpg on the highway and, again, 16 mpg combined.
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2018 Maserati Levante Overview
The 2018 Maserati Levante is offered in the following submodels: SUV. Available styles include S GranLusso 4dr SUV AWD (3.0L 6cyl Turbo 8A), GranSport 4dr SUV AWD (3.0L 6cyl Turbo 8A), and S 4dr SUV AWD (3.0L 6cyl Turbo 8A). Levante models are available with a 0-liter gas engine, with output up to 0 hp, depending on engine type. The 2018 Levante comes with all wheel drive. Available transmissions include: 8-speed shiftable automatic. The 2018 Levante comes with a 4 yr./ 50000 mi. basic warranty, a 4 yr./ 50000 mi. roadside warranty, and a 4 yr./ 50000 mi. powertrain warranty.
What should I pay for a new 2018 Maserati Levante?
2018 Maserati Levante S 4dr SUV AWD (3.0L 6cyl Turbo 8A)
The 2018 Maserati Levante S 4dr SUV AWD (3.0L 6cyl Turbo 8A) can be purchased for less than the Manufacturer's Suggested Retail Price (aka MSRP) of $94295. The average price paid for a new 2018 Maserati Levante S 4dr SUV AWD (3.0L 6cyl Turbo 8A) is trending $6310 below the manufacturer's MSRP.
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The average savings for the 2018 Maserati Levante S 4dr SUV AWD (3.0L 6cyl Turbo 8A) is 6.7% below the MSRP.
We are showing 4 S 4dr SUV AWD (3.0L 6cyl Turbo 8A) 2018 Maserati Levante S 4dr SUV AWD (3.0L 6cyl Turbo 8A) vehicle(s) available in the Ashburn area.
2018 Maserati Levante 4dr SUV AWD (3.0L 6cyl Turbo 8A)
The 2018 Maserati Levante 4dr SUV AWD (3.0L 6cyl Turbo 8A) can be purchased for less than the Manufacturer's Suggested Retail Price (aka MSRP) of $80240. The average price paid for a new 2018 Maserati Levante 4dr SUV AWD (3.0L 6cyl Turbo 8A) is trending $6663.2 below the manufacturer's MSRP.
Edmunds members save an average of $6663.2 by getting upfront special offers. The estimated special offer price in your area is $73576.8.
The average savings for the 2018 Maserati Levante 4dr SUV AWD (3.0L 6cyl Turbo 8A) is 8.3% below the MSRP.
We are showing 27 4dr SUV AWD (3.0L 6cyl Turbo 8A) 2018 Maserati Levante 4dr SUV AWD (3.0L 6cyl Turbo 8A) vehicle(s) available in the Ashburn area.
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Review I have had my Levante for one month. My last car (Jaguar XFR) is a great comparison for someone who needs an SUV but wants the performance of a sports car. The answer is yes and no. It's not a sports car, BUT, you get the thrill of one. Firstly, the reviews you read are usually about the base Levante. Which is crap. The S is a real Maserati though.You shouldn't buy this car if all you care about is cargo space, tech, finish etc...etc... You only buy this SUV if you want a thrilling ride because you care about the engine. I've never owned a maserati before, but I can tell you the following: This car is more thrilling than a 510hp Jag. It's all in the exhaust and Ferrari engine combination. Somehow it works better than the Ghibli and the Quattroporte (I test drove both) because it's an SUV. So.... Positives... after about three hours you learn how the car performs, and using the best in class (by far) paddles, and/or the sports mode, you learn that this car is a real Massa, and a cousin of Ferrari. This is where this car begins and ends. I test drove the Macan GTS (amazing) and the Cayenne S (fine) and they were both great, with better finish to interior* and tighter handling, and at around the same price. But here's the thing, neither had any personality whatsoever compared to the Levante S. The handling was tight and controlled but boring. I'm no race driver, but I understand my cars, and the Levante S is an exotic amongst SUVs because of the engine, handling and exhuast note. You'll need to pay a LOT more on insurance for a Levante because it really is an exotic. The negatives on this car are that every reviewer has mentioned that it shares buttons with jeep etc. but I've never known anyone who shops for this car who's even sat in a Jeep. Anyway I can tell you that the tech. is fine (compared to a 2016 mercedes e400 cabrio that my wife drives) and the interior looks more luxurious than any porsche, but to touch, porsche wins. Here's the thing, if you want a luxury suv but don't care about performance, than forget this car. If you want performance AND luxury, the only cars better than this are the Porsche Cayenne Turbo and/or maybe cayenne GTS. The thing is, they just don't have the exotic feel of this car. This is a drivers car, not a driver's, partner's car. 3000 revs and the exhaust expoldes like a Ferarri engine should, and it will blow you away. Now another downside. Maserati after sales are [non-permissible content removed]. Another one, it's insurance group is the same as Ferrari, Lambo, Aston etc. even for a V6 production SUV so be warned. It's worth it, but be warned, you're not buying a Lexus. Oh and it drinks gas like CRAZY.
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