Its chassis is 30 percent more rigid than before; B- and C-roof pillars were reinforced and pipe-style side-door beams heighten crash protection. The interior comfort with leather is comparable to much more expensive cars. If you have purchased this item and are not satisfied for any reason, please contact us before leaving negative feedback. I paln to have this car for a very long time. Units Affected 1090569 Many enthusiasts prefer a rear-wheel-drive platform to a front-wheel-drive alternative if financial realities haven't entered the equation. Power seats and an integrated HomeLink transceiver are included.
The Maxima was totally redesigned and re-engineered for the 2000 model year, so it gets few updates for 2001. Had to get seat covers for the leather seats, but the Texas sun where I live eats up leather seats on any car. However, the center position is hard and cramped. Remedy Nissan will notify owners, and dealers will replace the passenger air bag inflator, free of charge. Bottom line: These are quiet, smooth-riding cars.
Driving Impressions The Maxima delivers the same spirited acceleration and adept road manners as the more-expensive I30, though it lacks the attentive customer service and more comprehensive warranty that comes with the Infiniti brand. This is the car to buy. We chose a five-speed for this work and found the pedals are positioned well for heel-and-toe downshifting. Unless otherwise indicated, specifications refer to test vehicle. The split rear seatback folds to expand the trunks 15-cubic-foot capacity. Nissan officials say their twin-cam V6 is the best available and they may be right.
This is a car for people who want performance and functionality with reasonable monthly payments. Look no further if you are shopping for one or gave it any thought. If this one goes, I'll buy another one. Recall Date 2015-05-15 Description Nissan North America, Inc. The exterior styling is top-class and timeless. We were unable to get the rear tires to break traction in a corner. The anniversary model will have a 227-horsepower 3.
Interior The Maximas roomy interior provides space for taller folks in both the front buckets and the rear bench, which has ample legroom and adequate headroom in the outboard positions. The windshield curves around dramatically. It has been cleaned and buffed. Its projected volume of 100,000 is fewer than a third of annual Accord, Camry or Ford Taurus sales. So when we recently asked readers what car they would convert to rear-wheel drive if possible, the 100+ comments covering the… Nissan, in the process of molting the Datsun label, stumbled upon a delightful formula in 1981: the reasonably spacious, reasonably quick, affordable sport sedan. However, the center position is hard and cramped. Antilock brakes are standard, and side-impact airbags for the front seats are optional.
Under the Hood All Maximas come with a 222-horsepower 3. Distinctive side marker lights and round fog light ports add sports appeal. The Maxima is practical as well, with roomier front seats and a bigger trunk than the Accord or the Camry. The previous Maxima and I30 shared much of their styling, but the roof is the only body panel they share now. There are a few very small imperfections on the top.
Front airbags are standard, side airbags are optional. A rigid chassis fitted with a sports suspension, four-wheel disc brakes, high-performance tires, and a five-speed manual gearbox give the Maxima a sporty demeanor, while sporty styling makes it look ready for action. And while most Accords are sold with four-cylinder engines, all Maximas are fitted with the 222-horsepower V6. The Maxima is a more performance-oriented sedan than midsize rivals such as the Honda Accord and Toyota Camry, offering sportier handling and a firmer ride. Nissan may never sell as many Maximas as Honda sells Accords or Toyota sells Camrys, but Nissan does sell more Maximas than the V6 versions of the Accord and Camry. The front wheel drive is great in snow and the Bose sound system is great. I always look at others and see this issue in the same area! Vehicle Overview The Maxima was redesigned last year, getting larger dimensions and a new American-designed appearance.
This Nissan Maxima Black Leather Pop-Up Center Console Lid was removed from a 2003 Nissan Maxima. I now have 210000 miles and still passes inspection with no problem. This was the perfect car for me. I sold my '96 Honda Accord so I could buy it. Nissan claims Maximas outsell V6-powered Camrys and Accords. We turned some hot laps in the Maxima at Laguna Seca, a twisting road racing circuit in the hills above Monterey. Traction control is an option.
The Maxima benefits from its upmarket association. The Maximas styling was done at Nissans California design studio, while the I30 was designed in Japan. It looks sportier, more modern, more upscale than the previous generation car. Show full review Vehicle Overview The Maxima was redesigned last year, getting larger dimensions and a new American-designed appearance. This makes for predictable handling at the limit.
I needed a larger car but I didn't want to get stuck with a slow behemoth. I now have 176,000 mi. This is the best car I have ever owned. It is distinguished by a rear spoiler, black trim around the grille and black trim around the taillights; the latter is most noticeable on lighter colored cars. Exterior The wheelbase on the Maxima is 108 inches, and the overall length is 190. Driving Impressions This car is smooth and quiet.