1996 Nissan Maxima

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15 reviews
Available Price Range $141-$4,797 Trims3 Combined MPG 24 SeatsN/A

Our Take on the 1996 Nissan Maxima

Our Take


Our Expert Reviews

THE INFINITI I30 and Nissan Maxima are twins separated at birth. The difference is that the I30 grew up in a better neighborhood. Here, then, is a description of how environment influences outcome. The 1996 I30 looks better than the 1995 Maxima, eventhough they share an identical platform -- the automotive equivalent of DNA. I have a theory about why the I30 is more attractive. If you grow up... Read Full Review

Consumer Reviews

4.7 out of 5

Based on 15 reviews

One of the best cars I've owned!

by Celired from Houston, TX on October 1, 2009

The 96' Maxima is one of the best sedans I've ever driven. My dad bought it new back in 96' and it's still running great today! The engine is one of the best made in that period and will last usually ... Read Full Review

3 Trims Available

A trim is a style of a vehicle model. Each higher trim has different or upgraded features from the previous trim along with a price increase. Learn more about trims

Trims Explained

When talking about cars, “trims” is a way of differentiating between different versions of the same model. Typically, most start with a no-frills, or “base” trim, and as features are added, or a different engine, drivetrain (gas vs. hybrid, for example) or transmission are included, trim names change and prices go up. It’s important to carefully check the trims of the car you’re interested in to make sure that you’re getting the features you want, or that you’re not overpaying for features you don’t want.


Crash-Test Reports


There are currently 5 recalls for this car.

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