(4.5) 36 reviews
MSRP: $320$6,308
Body Style: Sedan
Combined MPG: 24
Engine: 222-hp, 3.0-liter V-6 (premium)
Drivetrain: Front-wheel Drive
Transmission: 4-speed automatic w/OD
2000 Nissan Maxima

Our Take on the 2000 Nissan Maxima

Our Take

A larger Maxima arrived in the summer wearing new American-designed sheet metal and powered by a stronger V-6 engine.The front-wheel-drive Maxima is built from the same design as the Infiniti I30, the most popular model in Nissan's luxury division. The two cars share mechanical components b... Read Full Report


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Imagine being one of the venerated Japanese automotive nameplates being reduced to having its future dictated by a French car company. After all, the French have designed some beautiful automobiles that are a joy to see. Getting a French car to move down the road is another matter entirely. Japanese cars are just the opposite. There are some truly memorable Japanese car designs, but ... Read full review for the 2000 Nissan Maxima

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Most reliable car ever owned by far!

by Maxima Fan from MA on January 18, 2010

I have had this car since 2003. I used t drive around for my work and used this car as my work car and everyday driver car. It has just passed 300,000 miles and is still running great except for the w... 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 3 recalls for this car.

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