The Nissan Maxima has a refreshing new look, with an athletic stance, sharp contours, and an aggressive grille. Under the hood are mechanical upgrades to go along with this sleek new look as well. The NissanMaxima offers impressive performance, earning it the title of the Four-Door Sports Car. Learn to love driving again in the Nissan Maxima.
The Maxima has a powerful 3.5-liter DOHC 24-valve V6 engine that is paired with a smart Xtronic continuously variable transmission with D-step logic. This combination generates a whopping 300 horsepower and 261 lb-ft of torque, while also maintaining up to 30 highway MPG. The power-to-weight ratio on the new Nissan Maxima is a surprising 11.6 pounds per horsepower, beating out other models in its class like the Acura TLX, Toyota Avalon, and BMW 3 Series. If you want impressive performance, stick with the Nissan Maxima.
The 2016 Nissan Maxima has also received awards for its performance, including the Best Sports Sedan award from MotorWeek. The Nissan Maxima engine also received the WardsAuto Top 10 Engines awards, demonstrating just how fast and efficient the new Nissan Maxima really is.
Available performance features to increase power, handling, and efficiency include the Integrated Dynamics-control Module, Nissan Direct Ignition, and Electronic drive-by-wire throttle. The suspension is carefully designed, with an independent strut front suspension, independent multi-link rear suspension, a front stabilizer bar and more. Available Sport-tuned suspensions are offered, as well as a front performance chassis damper.