2018 Nissan Maxima

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2018 Nissan Maxima
2018 Nissan Maxima

Key specs

Base trim shown


The good:

  • Aggressive styling
  • Tight handling
  • Smooth, effortless power
  • Unobtrusive CVT
  • SR's steering feel
  • Upscale interior overall

The bad:

  • Rough-riding SR model
  • Lack of steering feedback (non-SR)
  • Limited front and rear headroom with moonroof
  • Appearance of cabin's simulated metal trim
  • Sport mode button location
  • Small trunk

5 trims

Starting msrp listed lowest to highest price

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Notable features

  • Android Auto and Apple CarPlay connectivity standard
  • 300-hp V-6 standard
  • 8-inch navigation system standard
  • Collision warning with automatic braking standard
  • Performance-focused SR trim

Consumer reviews

Rating breakdown (out of 5):
  • Comfort 4.9
  • Interior design 4.9
  • Performance 4.9
  • Value for the money 4.8
  • Exterior styling 4.9
  • Reliability 4.8

Most recent consumer reviews


Excellent car handles well plenty of acceleration

My 2018 Maxima it’s a great touring car it has plenty of acceleration handles well and is comfortable to ride on long journeys. And all wheel drive version would be better for a treacherous New England roads.


Reliable & pretty

This is a beautiful car & roomy for my 2 kids. Huge trunk. My vehicle has a lot of amenities. Duel moon roof, heated seats, steering wheel, & leather seats. Which is a must with kids. I love nissans. They are very reliable. Low maintenance is a must for me. This is my second Nissan.


Most Feature Rich Car I've Ever Owned

This car has it all. It's comfortable. It has a powerful V6. It has a ton of features including a panoramic sun roof, Android Auto and remote start. Also has great safety features and is fun to drive.

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New car and Certified Pre-Owned programs by Nissan
Certified Pre-Owned program benefits
Maximum age/mileage
6 years/less than 80,000 miles
Basic warranty terms
84 months/100,000 miles (includes LEAF electric vehicle system and powertrain)
Dealer certification required
167-point inspection
Roadside assistance
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