None of the information is entered into the databases by ourselves. This five-passenger midsize sedan sits on a larger wheelbase than its predecessor, measuring 108. Show full review Vehicle Overview The Maxima was redesigned last year, getting larger dimensions and a new American-designed appearance. The V-6 engine boosts horsepower to 222 ponies, thanks to air intake resistance reduction, while torque jumps to 217 ft-lb due in part to a rotary valve type variable-intake system. Even the side-view mirror design is restrained, joined neatly to the A-pillar. Curb Weight-automatic 3245 lbs Curb Weight-manual 3199 lbs Vehhistory.
You'll definitely feel instant, rocketing power once you press down on the gas pedal. Handling is a lot more responsive with an innovative rear suspension and a rear stabilizer bar, while control has been improved through changing the steering gear. Along with the shifter, I also whined about the adjustable center console. Exterior The wheelbase on the Maxima is 108 inches, and the overall length is 190. No warranties or guarantees are expressed or implied as to the accuracy of the information provided on this site. 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.
While this information is specific to vehicle make, model, model year and body type, your personal information is not taken into consideration and could greatly alter the actual premium quoted by an insurer. A call for loyalists If you're a Maxima loyalist and roll over your car budget every two years to the newer model, you'll find literally thousands of improvements in the 2001 version versus the previous Maximas. Nothing extraneous mars the fluid bodyline and smooth, sweeping roofline. Please refer to our terms of service for more information. Split fold-down, lockable rear seats are a convenience, and the center console that sweeps up into the dashboard puts controls and switches in more reachable positions. I found the special sport-tuned suspension a little hard on the bones over bumps but nice to have a feel of the road.
Vehicle Overview The Maxima was redesigned last year, getting larger dimensions and a new American-designed appearance. Steering vibration has been cut due to more rigidity in the steering column. The front-drive Maxima shares its basic design with the Infiniti I30, a luxury sedan with more features and higher prices. . We are reliant upon outside agencies for our data, which you resolve to access at your own risk.
The Maximas styling was done at Nissans California design studio, while the I30 was designed in Japan. While most of the changes are small and undetectable, the major change, engineered last year, is beneath the aerodynamic hood. Designed with the kind of elegant sculpting back and front one admires in the top luxury cars from Germany, the United Kingdom and Scandinavia, the new sedan is understated externally but high-performance within. The anniversary model will have a 227-horsepower 3. The anniversary model will have a 227-horsepower 3. Dashboard controls for the climate and stereo systems are large and well marked, and the power front windows have new one-touch up and down operation. The best-selling V-6 import since its debut in 1981 with 1.
The glass on all doors is thicker, and their seals strengthened, helping to keep out noise. When an auto manufacturer cares enough to give you 45 seconds after you've switched off the ignition to close the windows you've stupidly forgotten to power up, you know the designers were thinking of us average Joes. Recall Date 2015-05-15 Description Nissan North America, Inc. The previous Maxima and I30 shared much of their styling, but the roof is the only body panel they share now. Sticky and notchy, the shifter was a reluctant partner on an 800-mile test drive, but I was assured by male colleagues they had no such trouble. Moving away from too many Japanese carmakers' preferences for bland, homogenous architecture, or adding too many design elements, Nissan's Maxima creates a subtle but dramatic impact that distinguishes it from every other car in the company's lineup. The change can eliminate the torque steer that plagues certain front-drive vehicles and, when driving at the limit, completely change the car's behavior.
As for styling, Nissan's 2001 model is still very European. Other features and options include heated four- or eight-way seats, wood trim, green-tinted glass, rear window defroster, sunroof, front and side airbags, remote keyless entry, child seat anchors, air conditioning, cruise control, tilt steering wheel, and a rear 12-volt power outlet. The is easy to use, it has a user-friendly interface and Please take a look at the to see it in action. My favorite part of the car is the back end where gracefully designed taillights are sculpted to sit between the quarter-panel and bumper. Ergo inside So what's inside? It is basically the same as its brand-new 2000 fifth-generation version with very minor changes. This guide is accurate and is updated on a daily basis.
Remedy Nissan will notify owners, and dealers will replace the passenger air bag inflator, free of charge. Early Maximas were commercial and critical successes. Like the 2000 version, doors swing wider, the trunk opening has stretched, and driving is less fatiguing thanks to less noise, more ergonomically designed seats and a steering wheel set at a more comfortable angle. However, the center position is hard and cramped. Under the Hood All Maximas come with a 222-horsepower 3. Unless I drove with its lid up in order to allow my elbow to dip into the storage tray and remain somewhat level with the shift stick, I couldn't change gears easily. This attention to detail in Nissan's Maxima, the flagship model that tops its two-tier lineup of compacts and midsize sedans, is seen throughout its engineering and design.
Exterior The wheelbase on the Maxima is 108 inches, and the overall length is 190. The front-drive Maxima shares its basic design with the Infiniti I30, a luxury sedan with more features and higher prices. Owners may contact Nissan customer service at 1-800-647-7261. Upon deployment of the passenger side frontal air bag, excessive internal pressure may cause the inflator to rupture. 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.