Nissan

Nissan Maxima

Price $42,340 – $47,000
Fuel consumption 7.9 – 11.6 L/100km
The Car Guide rating 64%(view ratings)
The Maxima is a large, sporty sedan featuring a 3.8-litre V6 engine that produces 300 horsepower and 261 pound-feet of torque. Unlike the smaller, AWD-equipped Altima, it comes with front-wheel drive only. The continuously variable transmission has a manual mode with seven simulated gears. Inside the cabin, an eight-inch touchscreen is included along with Apple CarPlay and Android Auto compatibility, not to mention a standard Wi-Fi hot spot.

Detailed ratings

Global rating
The Car Guide rating 64%
Fuel economy 6/10
Reliability 6/10
Safety 9/10
Infotainment 7/10
Driving 4/10
Overall 6/10
Full-size sedans
The Car Guide rating 64%
Fuel economy 6/10
Reliability 6/10
Safety 9/10
Infotainment 6/10
Driving 5/10
Overall 6/10

What's new in 2022

No major change

Pros

  • Lots of standard equipment
  • Powerful engine
  • Sleek design
  • Good comfort

Cons

  • Aging model
  • Strong depreciation
  • No all-wheel drive version
  • No hybrid engine

Recalls

none