• (4.5) 38 reviews
  • MSRP: $126$6,658
  • 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


Our Expert Reviews

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

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