2017 Nissan Maxima Review

The 2017 Nissan Maxima is a four-door sports sedan that is expected to come with a more attractive design that a normal family car. This is because it would come crammed with an athletic driving quality, luxurious and calm interior, and a plethora of interior and exterior features. The Japanese automaker has taken much effort to make the new model sedan more attractive conventional family car or an admission-level luxury sedan. Furthermore, the modifications make the new Maxima vie strongly with its class rivals, such as the Volkswagen CC, Buick LaCrosse, and Volvo S60. This has been required by the truth that it features an analogous resume to the Nissan Altima and somewhat a traditional styling. The new model Maxima will be released with five trim levels that include S, which is the base model, SR, Platinum, SV, and SL.

2017 Nissan Maxima Changes

The base for the sophisticated 2017 Maxima handling and travel comfort starts with a well-designed platform that is made up of high-strength steels, such as the 1.2GPa high potency steel. This makes the new vehicle offer the enhance performance by 25% in torsional firmness when compared to that of the earlier model. This also reduces the overall weight of the new vehicle by 82 pounds (approx 37 kg) when compared to that of the outgoing model.

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Every model of the new model Maxima comes with individual external features that offer buyers more options to choose the one according to their tastes and needs. Besides these standard features, some mid-range and higher-end models will be offered wit optional packages with the essential optional features according to the needs of buyers. Accordingly,

The base model 2017 Nissan Maxima S is offered with standard external features, such as LED automatic headlamps and fog lamps. It comes equipped with a set of 18-inch alloy wheels as standard, whereas the SV trim comes equipped with heated exterior mirrors as standard. The SV model will also be offered with the Dynamic optional package that comes with a set of 18″ aluminum-alloy wheels, premium spoiler, and side rocker casting.

The SL and SR models will be offered with a panoramic sunroof as standard, and the SR trim additionally comes equipped with LED headlights, an active engine braking, and sport-tuned suspension system as standard. Furthermore, the SR model will be offered with a set of 19-inch alloy wheels as standard. The SR trim will also be offered with the Midnight Edition optional package that comes with a back diffuser, sports spoiler, and a set of 19-inch luster black color aluminum-alloy wheels amid middle caps.

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The 2017 Nissan Maxima Platinum trim comes with all standard features of the SL trim, plus automatic wipers and LED headlamps. It will be offered with a Medallion optional package that includes a set of 18″ aluminum-alloy wheels, premium spoiler, and external ground illumination.
Some of the other standout external styling features of the new model Maxima include the dramatic design lingo of Nissan, as well as V-Motion front fascia, autograph boomerang lamps, distinctive floating roof look, and kick-up C-pillars.

Nissan Maxima 2017 Interior

Similar to the exterior, the automaker offers individual features to each of the models of the new Nissan Maxima 2018. As a result,
The base model S comes outfitted with standard interior and equipment features that include:
 Eight-inch touch-screen interface.
 Back view automatic-dimming mirror.
 Premium sound system with eight speakers.
 Huge gauge cluster.
 Back view camera.
 Dual-zone automatic climate control.
 Satellite radio.
 Keyless start and entry.
 Four-way passenger front seats.
 Bluetooth acoustic and Smartphone connectivity.
 Six-disc CD changer.
 Eight-way power-controlled driver seat
 Satellite and HD radio

2017 Nissan Maxima interior

On the other hand, standard interior features available with the SV trim include:
 Driver power lumbar seat.
 Extendable thigh support seat.
 Front and back parking sensors.
 Double-zone automatic temperature control.
 Heated front seats.
 Leather upholstery.
Additionally, the new Nissan Maxima SV 2018 comes with the Dynamic optional package the offers the vehicle with lighted kick plates.
Some of the standard features available with the SL trim include:
 Heated steering wheel.
 Premium Bose acoustic system with 11 speakers.
 Active noise cancellation.
 Adaptive cruise control.
 Ambient interior lighting

The SR trim will be offered with standard interior features, such as:
 Premium leather upholstery.
 Active Ride Control.
 Active Trace Control.
 heated and ventilated front seats
The Platinum trim comes with all standard interior features of the SL trim, plus:
 Driver attention warning system.
 Nissan Connect.
 Driver memory settings.
 360-degree parking camera support.
 Power sunshade at the back.
 Adaptable power steering wheel.
 Premium leather upholstery.

In addition, the Medallion optional package offers the model with discretionary features, such as inside accent illumination and lighted kick plates.
All models of the new vehicle will be offer with the Apple CarPlay compatibility as standard. This will offer effortless, suitable control of music, direction-finding system, Smartphone, messages and in excess of 12 other trendy third party applications


While the exterior of the 2017 Nissan Maxima projects a unique upscale appearance by means of its wide stance and low profile, the spirit of the new vehicle is its powertrains. The power unit of the new vehicle uses in excess of 60% new elements when compared to those of the engine of the earlier model. It applies elements, similar to those of the Nissan GT-R that includes sodium packed valves, to attain a high power and twist outputs. Furthermore, the ample gear ratio assortment allows for a powerful increase in velocity from a standing start and the D-Step reallocation logic allows quick shifts at elevated throttle openings. The reallocation logic holds revolutions per minute when it notices high-G turning, allowing for even re-acceleration at bends.

The new Maxima is expected to come equipped with a C6 power plant with the displacement of 3.5 liters. This powertrain offers the new Maxima the essential power of 300 horsepower and the required twist of 261 lbs per foot. This power unit will be mated to the only available continuously variable transmission system, meaning that there is no optional transmission system available for the new Maxima. The entire power will be transmitted to the front wheels of the vehicle. The engine accelerates the new vehicle to a speed of 60 mph from the start in 6.2 seconds.

The complete redesign effort of the automaker also caused a substantial 15% boost in the fuel economy of the new vehicle. AS a result, with the redesigned engine, the new vehicle gets better fuel economy that makes it offer the city, highway and combined mileage of 22 mpg, 30 mpg, and 25 mpg respectively.

Release date and cost

The 2017 Nissan Maxima will be released for sale during the second half of 2016 with the starting price of $32,510.

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