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2013 Nissan Maxima - Quality Review

 
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The 2013 Maxima has a comfortable, refined interior, although rear seating and cargo space are limited.
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This VQ-series V-6 engine family is outclassed in refinement by just about everyone now.
Automobile Magazine

has trouble coping with highway bumps and expansion joints
Consumer Guide

Seats front and rear are comfortable and firmly bolstered
Car and Driver

The ride is well-isolated and controlled.
Motor Trend

Materials beat the stuff in a Toyota Avalon and quite possibly an ES 350 or Buick Lucerne
Cars.com

The 2013 Nissan Maxima is pitched as a four-door sports car, but go beyond that marketing facade and it's a surprisingly comfortable, spacious sedan with a refined, luxury-car ride and premium interior appointments. 

Make no mistake, this sedan has a rather sporty calibration; the ride is on the firm side, yet at the same time it's supple enough to keep passengers content. The Maxima isn't the quietest vehicle on the road, though; there's a modest amount of road noise from those low-profile, V-rated performance tires.

The standard front seats are good, although the better-bolstered ones you get with the Sport Package will be a welcome upgrade to some. The back seat is officially good for three, but it's really just good for two adults and headroom can be a bit tight compared to other sedans this size. Interior detailing is superb and really luxury-caliber, with soft leather and carefully coordinated trims.

For those envisioning long cross-country road trips, take a look in back first. Trunk space is on the small side for a larger sedan, at just 14.2 cubic feet.

Up close and aesthetically, it's simply hard to fault the Maxima's interior details and materials. With soft, supple leather and carefully chosen trims, there's a true luxury-brand look and feel.


 

 

Conclusion

The 2013 Maxima has a comfortable, refined interior, although rear seating and cargo space are limited.

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