New and Used Maxima Prices, Nissan Maxima Model Years and History

Nissan Maxima Models

2019 Nissan Maxima trims

2019 Maxima

The stylish Maxima is Nissan’s unique take on the full-size sedan.

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2018 Nissan Maxima trims

2018 Maxima

Nissan’s flagship Maxima is stacked with features and amenities, as one would expect.

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2017 Nissan Maxima trims

2017 Maxima

Nissan’s flagship Maxima provides an elegant, luxurious and comfortable ride, priced well within competition, available with plenty of addable options.

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2016 Nissan Maxima trims

2016 Maxima

The ever popular and stylish Maxima is Nissan’s best-selling sedan for a long list of reasons, as is demonstrated in the feature-rich 2016 model.

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2014 Nissan Maxima trims

2014 Maxima

A five passenger sedan, the 2014 Nissan Maxima is noted for its sleek styling and comfortable luxury features.

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2013 Nissan Maxima trims

2013 Maxima

Now available with altered packages, the 2013 Nissan Maxima is a FWD five passenger sedan powered by a 3.5-liter V6 engine that produces 290 hp and 261 lb-ft of torque.

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2012 Nissan Maxima trims

2012 Maxima

A competitively priced sedan with seating for five, the 2012 Nissan Maxima produces up to 290 hp while achieving up to 26 miles per gallon.

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2011 Nissan Maxima trims

2011 Maxima

A five passenger sedan, the 2011 Maxima is a practical option for anyone who seeks comfort and convenience in an affordable package.

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2010 Nissan Maxima trims

2010 Maxima

A stylish five-passenger sports sedan in the second year of a redesign, the 2010 Nissan Maxima now comes standard with Bluetooth and a USB port.

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2009 Nissan Maxima trims

2009 Maxima

An entry-level luxury sedan, the 2009 Nissan Maxima features precise handling, a capable power train, high-quality craftsmanship and an array of high-tech features.

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2008 Nissan Maxima trims

2008 Maxima

A mid-size sports sedan, the 2008 Nissan Maxima is powered by a 255 hp 3.5L V6 which is mated to a continuously variable transmission to help boost fuel economy.

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2007 Nissan Maxima trims

2007 Maxima

A full-size sedan with a sports car attitude, the 2007 Nissan Maxima gets updated styling and a more powerful V6 for the model year.

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2006 Nissan Maxima trims

2006 Maxima

A mid-size sedan with a sportier attitude then the Altima, the 2006 Nissan Maxima seats five passengers and comes well equipped with items such as navigation and heated seats.

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2005 Nissan Maxima trims

2005 Maxima

Larger and sportier than the Altima, the 2005 Nissan Maxima is a five-passenger sports sedan powered by a 265 hp 3.5L V6.

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2004 Nissan Maxima trims

2004 Maxima

A five-passenger sporty mid-size sedan, the 2004 Nissan Maxima has received updated styling for the new year and is powered by a 265 hp 3.5L V6.

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2003 Nissan Maxima trims

2003 Maxima

The 2003 Nissan Maxima is a mid-size sports sedan that seats five passengers and boasts a 255 hp/246 lb-ft of torque 3.5L V6 engine that is available with an automatic or manual transmission.

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About Maxima

The 1998 Nissan Maxima added an optional side-impact airbag safety feature to several trims in addition to a new color, Sterling Mist. Optional traction control as introduced in 1999, with subtle interior updates being made and four new body colors. An all-new design was unveiled for 2002, boasting more interior room and more features. The V6 engine got a power boost to 222 hp, and a new Bose 200-watt sound system was introduced. The 20th Anniversary was launched in 2001, offering a faster 220 hp V6 engine, and signature interior and exterior styling. In 2002, a revamped V6 engine was added, offering 255 hp.

 

Some minor shuffling between different trims and optional packages occurred. No major changes took place for 2003, but an all-new design was introduced in 2004. It was wider, longer and had more power under the hood than previous models. The 2005 Maxima offered a smoother transmission, upgraded (optional) leather seating and all-new chrome accents. For 2006, the audio controls on the steering wheel got backlights, and satellite radio, GPS and Bluetooth integration were now offered as available options. A CTV manual transmission debuted in 2007, alongside a reduced horsepower V6 that had ten fewer horses under the hood. While 2008 saw no changes, 2009 would introduce a completely redesigned Maxima with added luxurious features and more amenities.

 

Model years 2010-2011 saw only minor tweaks made to trims and packages. The 2012 version got a redesigned grille and taillights, as well as some minor updates to the interior. 2013 saw no notable changes. But 2014 saw standard features added that included a 7 touchscreen, USB inputs, a backup camera and xenon headlamps.

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