(4.5) 51 reviews
MSRP: $3,271$10,947
Body Style: Sedan
Combined MPG: 24
Engine: 255-hp, 3.5-liter V-6 (premium)
Drivetrain: Front-wheel Drive
Transmission: 2-speed CVT w/OD and auto-manual
2007 Nissan Maxima

Our Take on the 2007 Nissan Maxima

Our Take

Nissan says the grille, hood, bumper and headlights on the 2007 Maxima are new — in short, nearly everything in front of the A-pillars. The new sheet metal makes the car look much more menacing than last year's model, but its bark is worse than its bite.The Maxima's six-speed manu... Read Full Report

What We Don't Like

  • Side-impact crash-test ratings
  • Rear visibility
  • Roominess
  • Turning radius

Notable Features

  • Updated for 2007
  • Standard CVT automatic
  • Standard 255-hp V-6
  • Six standard airbags

2 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.