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2006 Nissan Maxima Review

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Nissan's sporty sedan offers handsome styling inside and out and fine overall performance, thanks to its 265-horsepower, 3.5-liter V-6 engine. It comes mated to a five-speed automatic transmission in the base version, and a choice of either the automatic or a close-ratio six-speed-manual gearbox in the SE model. If you choose the manual, you can also add Vehicle Dynamic Control for added surefootedness over a wide range of conditions. A sport-tuned, four-wheel independent suspension affords crisp handling, with the top SL trading off some cornering grip for added ride comfort. An odd-looking Skyview sunroof that runs lengthwise across its roof comes standard; thankfully, a conventional moonroof is alternately optional. Four-wheel disc anti-lock brakes, dual-zone air conditioning, a CD stereo, keyless entry, an auto-dimming rearview mirror, garage door opener, and alloy wheels with 18-inch tires are all standard. An Elite Package includes a fixed full-length center console and rear bucket seats that makes this a four- (rather than five-) passenger sedan. Other options include a navigation system, Bose audio array, high-intensity xenon headlamps, and a choice of either XM or Sirius satellite radio. The Maxima continues for 2006 with minor changes that include Illuminated steering wheel switches, an available Bluetooth hands-free phone, outside mirror auto-tilt down in reverse, and an improved user interface for the optional navigation system.

 

 

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Sunday, July 19, 2015
2016 Nissan Maxima 4-Door Sedan 3.5 Platinum

wow the most awesome maxima yet

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just bought 2016 maxmia truly impressed had a 2011 max this one is far superior interior is great ride and drives great
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Sunday, July 19, 2015
2016 Nissan Maxima 4-Door Sedan 3.5 SL

Great car, no regrets.

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Test drove mazda6 and Hyundais offering. Neither came close. Honda and Toyota highly rated but boring looking. Found the maxima SL beautiful inside and out. Looks great, sort of like a cross between sports... + More »
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Wednesday, July 8, 2015
2016 Nissan Maxima 4-Door Sedan 3.5 Platinum

Just keeps getting better

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This is my 3rd. maxima. First a 04 then a 09 then the new 2016. Have only had it for 5 days but is a cut above my 2009 Maxima. Everything works better. Love the new car and all the new high tech features. Car... + More »
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