Nissan Maxima News

2016-2017 Nissan Maxima, 2015-2017 Murano, 2015-2016 Murano Hybrid recalled for fire risk
2016-2017 Nissan Maxima, 2015-2017 Murano, 2015-2016 Murano Hybrid recalled for fire risk

Nissan has announced a recall of more than 120,000 cars and crossovers from the 2015, 2016, and 2017 model years. The National Highway Traffic Safety Administration reports that some of those vehicles may be prone to catch fire. The problem stems from an anti-lock braking system actuator pump...Read More»

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3.7 million Nissan, Infiniti, Chevrolet vehicles recalled for passenger airbag problems

Nissan has issued two recalls affecting more than 3.7 million vehicles registered in the U.S. Most are Nissan and Infiniti models, though the Chevrolet City Express van is also included because it's based on the Nissan NV200. CHECK OUT: Hyundai Santa Fe Vs. Honda Pilot: Compare Cars Both recalls...Read More»

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2016 Nissan Maxima Earns Five-Star Safety Ratings

The federal government recently posted its safety ratings for the 2016 Nissan Maxima, and in New Car Assessment Program (NCAP) testing this fully redesigned sporty sedan earned perfect five-star occupant safety scores in all areas—including the frontal crash, side crash, and rollover...Read More»

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2016 Nissan Maxima Recalled For Fire Risk (And More May Be Added To The List)

Nissan has issued a recall for nearly 5,500 Nissan Maxima sedans from the 2016 model year. According to a bulletin from the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration, some of those vehicles may suffer from a manufacturing flaw that could result in a fuel leak. ALSO SEE: Honda Accord Vs. Nissan...Read More»

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2016 Nissan Maxima SR First Drive Video

The Nissan Maxima was cocky and cool when it was young—they even called it the four-door sports car. But for the past decade, the Maxima’s been in limbo. Is it a sport sedan with Infiniti influences, or an Altima with attitude? The picture gets a little clearer this year, as the 2016...Read More»

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2016 Nissan Maxima Video Preview

For the past decade, the Nissan Maxima has been having an identity crisis. Originally it was Nissan's family sedan, then it became its so-called "four-door sports car." Today it shares most of its running gear with the less expensive Altima. So how does the Maxima move forward? It's all about...Read More»

Project 1996 Nissan Maxima bought back by Nissan
Filmmaker Sells 1996 Maxima Back To Nissan, Now Tell Nissan What To Do With It

No matter how much we love our cars, the time usually comes for most of us to let go, to move on, to put our beloved rides in the hands of someone else. Or to chunk 'em in the crusher. Whatever works. Filmmaker Luke Aker was particularly attached to his 1996 Nissan Maxima -- so much so that he...Read More»

The 2012 Nissan Maxima. Image: Nissan
Nissan Vows To Restore Consumer Confidence In Its Product Quality

Feeling the sting from low quality scores in recent J.D. Power and Associates surveys, Nissan Motor Co. is amping up plans to do something to restore consumer confidence in its products. Specifically, Nissan will concentrate its efforts on two key areas: perceived quality and so-called “soft...Read More»

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2012 Nissan Maxima Priced From $31,750: Same As Last Year

In the scheme of things, the announcement from Nissan that the 2012 Maxima would not have a price increase could be easily overlooked. It shouldn’t be, since families looking to stretch their dollars may find the fact that the automaker held the line on its flagship sedan rather reassuring...Read More»

The 2012 Nissan Maxima. Image: Nissan
2012 Nissan Maxima Priced The Same As Last Year

If you were looking for big changes in price or content for Nissan’s flagship sedan, prepare to be disappointed. For the 2012 Nissan Maxima, pricing begins at $31,750 (excluding destination charge) for the Maxima 3.5 S and tops out at $34,450 (also less destination charge) for the Maxima 3.5...Read More»

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2011 Nissan Maxima 3.5 SV Just Keeps Getting Better

We picked up the 2011 Nissan Maxima SV at the Orlando airport, ready for some warm times in central Florida. But the weather had other ideas and there we were, reviewing seat and steering wheel heaters instead of sunroofs on Nissan’s flagship sedan. While it might seem very close in stature...Read More»

2010 Nissan Maxima 3.5 SV Premium Package
Driven: 2010 Nissan Maxima

Sometimes preconceived notions get you in trouble. That might the case—at least to some shoppers—with the 2010 Nissan Maxima; but with a little more time chances are you're going to love this sedan for what it is. And that might not be a four-door sports car, exactly. Nissan sets the bar high...Read More»

2010 Nissan Maxima
2010 Nissan Maxima: Luxurious, Sporty Family Transportation

When Nissan owners outgrow their Z-sport coupe it is without question a great time for mourning in the life of any discerning driving enthusiast. But thankfully for these Nissan faithful there is a sedan from the very same manufacturer that promises all the space and utility of your average family...Read More»

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Midsize Sedans Earn Low Ratings In Fender-Bender Tests

A couple of months ago, the Insurance Institute for Highway Safety conducted fender-bender tests on a handful of minicars and subcompacts. The results weren't encouraging, with most scoring poorly, and only a few landing in the "acceptable" range. Now, the IIHS has conducted a second battery of...Read More»

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Nissan Promises An Improved CVT

If you want to get an automatic transmission—as most car shoppers prefer—on a Nissan, you'll most likely end up with a CVT. That's, to put it as simply as possible, a belt-and-pulley system rather than gears and hydraulics. Nissan has just announced that the CVT it uses across most of its...Read More»

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2009 Hyundai Genesis Drives To The Top Of J.D. Power's Heap

The good times for Hyundai keep on rolling: J.D. Power and Associates has given top marks in its Vehicle Launch Index to the 2009 Hyundai Genesis. The Index "quantifies how well new vehicle models -- including new entries to the market and all new redesigned models -- perform during the first eight...Read More»

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Driven: 2009 Nissan Maxima SV. 4DSC Faith No More.

After some city commuting and a weekend road trip in Nissan's 2009 Maxima SV, we're sad to report that the sedan has lost direction and purpose. For one, it starts at over $10,000 more than the Nissan Altima with which it shares a front-wheel drive platform and V-6 engine. As such, it has an...Read More»

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Morgan Freeman Flips Car, On the Mend in MS

Academy Award-winning actor Morgan Freeman is said to be on the mend after a rollover accident last night in rural Mississippi. TMZ.com reports that Freeman was in the car with a passenger, driving a '97 Nissan Maxima down rural Highway 32 near Ruleville, Miss., when the car hit the edge of the...Read More»

2009 Nissan Maxima
Is the "4DSC" Back with the 2009 Nissan Maxima?

Nissan has just announced pricing on its 2009 Maxima, which has been completely redesigned with new styling inside and out, 35 more horsepower, improved fuel economy, and increased standard equipment. The new Maxima will start at an MSRP of just $29,290 for the Maxima 3.5 S, and $31,990 for the...Read More»