By Matt Schmitz on Wed Sep 11 04:34:12 GMT-06:00 2013
As a full-size flagship sedan, it has long seemed that the Nissan Maxima was fighting above its weight class. It's a middleweight compared to most contenders, which Cars.com reviewer Kelsey Mays says helps its 3.5-liter V-6 sting like a bee when it comes to quickness and passing power. Its relatively unchanged interior luxury was once impressive but now looks like a has-been. It's too bad; in another class and another time, it coulda been a contender.