In some ways, the Nissan Maxima's 5-year-old seventh generation is well-served by its relative lengthiness of tooth. Cars.com reviewer Kelsey Mays says this is particularly evident in the lively acceleration from the 2013 Maxima's 290-horsepower, 3.5-liter V-6, assisted by an effective continuously variable automatic transmission; physical buttons on the navigation system are also a welcome throwback. Still, if Nissan intends for its flagship sedan to compete effectively with younger, scrappier competitors, it'll need to address shortcomings in standard tech, interior space and fuel economy.Related
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