Under the hood lies its beating heart: Nissan's legendary 300 horsepower, 3.5-liter, VQ V6 engine. From sodium-filled exhaust valves and anodized pistons, to the high-flow tuned induction system, it's designed to exhilarate from idle to redline.
Engineered to satisfy even the most die-hard enthusiast, Maxima's advanced Xtronic CVT features dynamic step shifting, wider gear ratio coverage, and an adaptive shift controller. The result is a more connected, spirited driving experience – all without sacrificing fuel economy.
Adrenaline on tap. Put it in Sport, and you'll sharpen throttle response, steering feel and transmission tuning for a pulse-raising ride. The system even pumps a more powerful engine note into the cabin, thanks to available Active Sound Enhancement. When you're in Sport Mode, all your essential engine information is displayed in real time.
Maxima's independent multi-link rear suspension with monotube shocks equals exhilarating performance and a more comfortable ride. And a lowered stance isn't just for looks, it gives you the handling and response you'd expect from the 4-Door Sports Car®.
When you're in Sport Mode, all your essential engine information is displayed in real time.
Maxima incorporates advanced chassis tech to help you feel calm, composed and connected while you enjoy the drive.
To give you a G-induced grin, Maxima SR combines 19" gloss-black aluminum-alloy wheels with a track-inspired suspension. So get inside, and enjoy the thrill of your favorite road in the way only a purpose-built sports car can provide.
Boomerang-shaped headlights feature an eye-catching LED signature line.
Notice how the pillars are blacked out, melding seamlessly into the glasswork so the roof appears to hover above the cabin. This unique "floating" roof appearance announces to the world this is no ordinary sedan.
Maxima's Carnelian Red color features nano-pigment technology, using pigments ground 10 times finer than those in traditional paints. The resulting finish is exceptionally deep and lustrous.
The LED signature taillights give visual presence and clearly define the unique boomerang shape.
Emblematic of a high-performance sports car, Maxima features an athletic quad-tipped exhaust finisher.
Maxima's aluminum-alloy wheels are aggressively styled.
Exhilaration four decades in the making. The Maxima 40th Anniversary Edition turns heads with a unique two-tone Ruby Slate Gray Pearl / Super Black exterior with special 19-inch gloss black aluminum-alloy wheels, black accents, and badging. Black quad-tipped exhaust finishers make a memorable final impression.
The available Dual-Panel Panoramic Moonroof allows all on board an expansive view of the sun, the sky, and the stars.
You like it one way. Your front passenger likes it another. With Dual Zone, both of you are happy. And with standard rear vents, everyone on board is exceptionally comfortable.
With available NissanConnect® Services, you have a selection of plans and services for your Maxima, like customizable alerts and emergency response.
Rotating the center console 7° towards the driver gives you an easy reach to key controls. The ergonomically shaped shift lever, Display Commander dial, and Sport Mode button are readily at hand.
Maxima's sport-styled front seats are deeply bolstered to help keep you in place during cornering. Plus, inspired by zero-gravity space travel, their natural, neutral seating position can help reduce fatigue.
The performance-designed D-Shaped steering wheel gives the Nissan Maxima an even more premium look. Maxima's available heated steering wheel takes the chill off those cold mornings and puts soothing heat in your hands.
When you're connected, getting around is easy. Nissan Door to Door Navigation adds directions that move from your compatible smartphone to Maxima's touch-screen seamlessly. If you end up parking several blocks away, it can send a walking route to your phone. Smart tech makes every trip easier, too. SiriusXM® Travel Link helps with information like parking, weather forecasts, sports, movie listings, and stocks – even the cheapest gas. SiriusXM® Traffic keeps you up to date on the best routes.
To create a Maxima-worthy audio system, the available 11-speaker Bose premium audio system features Centerpoint2 Surround Technology. By using a proprietary algorithm to analyze the stereo signal and convert it into multiple channels, you enjoy greater detail when reproducing music from nearly any source, including AM/FM or satellite radio, CDs and digital music files.
You're only human – it's nice to have a little backup when something unexpected happens. Maxima provides a suite of Nissan Intelligent Mobility features that can step in and take action to help keep you out of trouble.
From reading the posted speed limit to even letting you know when you could use a break from driving, Maxima looks out for you and your fellow drivers.
The Maxima comes with Nissan Advanced Air Bag System featuring front air bags with seat belt and occupant-classification sensors. But that's just the start of what the Maxima offers to help keep the driver and passengers safe.
Keep focused on what's most important: driving. From turn-by-turn directions to safety alerts – even warning you if it senses you need a break – this 7" color display lays it all right before your eyes, helping to minimize the time you look away.