2023 Nissan Maxima

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Nissan Maxima highlights

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  • Upscale cabin
  • Quiet interior
  • Sporty handling


  • Limited space in the back seat and trunk
  • Compromised visibility
  • Dated infotainment system

Mileage (EPA estimate)

20 city, 30 highway, 24 combined

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2023 Nissan Maxima trims

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  • 300-hp, 261-lb-ft of torque 3.5L
  • Panoramic Sunroof
  • Rear Defroster
  • Automated Cruise Control
  • Power Seats
  • Front Seat Heaters
  • Power Mirrors
  • Traction Control
  • A/C Seats
  • View our Nissan Maxima SR inventory



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5 reasons to buy the 2023 Nissan Maxima

1. Impressive V6 engine

The Nissan Maxima is a stylish midsize sedan with a powerful engine purring beneath the hood. Each of the 2023 Nissan Maxima's three trims has a 300-hp 3.5L V6 engine as standard, making it one of the strongest vehicles in its class. This engine is paired with a continuously variable automatic transmission, ensuring a smooth and enjoyable ride whether you're commuting or road-tripping.

2. Generous driver aids

The 2023 Nissan Maxima is a sleek, comfortable vehicle that makes an ideal home away from home. With its long list of driver aids, the Maxima offers maximum peace of mind. Standard driver-assistance features include a rearview camera, adaptive cruise control, forward collision warning, a rear parking sensor, driver attention monitoring, blind spot monitoring, and more.

3. Three well-equipped trims

The 2023 Nissan Maxima is available in three trim levels, each with its own perks. They all have the same 300-hp V6 engine and numerous appealing features. The base SV trim has an eight-inch touchscreen, an eight-speaker stereo system, an available Wi-Fi hotspot, heated front seats, available remote start, and more.

The SR trim adds a heated steering wheel, 11 speakers, and athletic features like a sport-tuned suspension system and rear spoiler. And the top Platinum trim adds luxurious features like heated rear seats, maple wood trim, and a rear window power sunshade.

4. Plenty of style

It only takes a glance to realize how attractive the Nissan Maxima is, but there's so much more than what you see on the surface. Each trim has genuine leather upholstery in various colors, becoming more sophisticated and luxurious as you climb the trim levels. If you go for the trim-topping Platinum, you'll love the gorgeous maple wood trim. Plus, the 2023 Nissan Maxima is available in six upscale exterior colors: Pearl White TriCoat, Brilliant Silver Metallic, Gun Metallic, Scarlet Ember Tintcoat, Deep Blue Pearl, and Super Black.

5. User-friendly infotainment system

Part of what makes the 2023 Nissan Maxima so enjoyable to drive is its intuitive infotainment system. It's straightforward and clear, and information is easy to find on the standard eight-inch touchscreen. You'll appreciate the physical buttons for audio and climate settings, providing appealing feedback. Other features of the system include Bluetooth® integration, Android Auto and Apple CarPlay® connectivity, satellite radio, and navigation.

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Ratings & reliability

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Above Average

RepairPal gave the Nissan Maxima an overall reliability rating of 4 out of 5 stars, which RepairPal describes as Above Average. This rating ranks Nissan Maxima 8th out of 13 among Fullsize Cars.

RepairPal reports that the average total annual cost for repairs and maintenance on a Nissan Maxima is $465, compared to an average of $495 for Fullsize Cars and $591 for all the vehicles RepairPal considered in its dataset.

According to RepairPal, Nissan Maxima owners bring their vehicles into a repair shop for unscheduled repairs an average of 1.1 times per year, compared to an average of 0.9 times for Fullsize Cars and 1.3 times for all the vehicles RepairPal considered in its dataset.

RepairPal reported that the probability of a repair being a severe or major issue is 14% for the Nissan Maxima, compared to an average of 14% for Fullsize Cars and 14% for all the vehicles RepairPal considered in its dataset.

Nissan Maxima features and specs

Platinum 2WD 4D Sedan

Standard Features

  • A/C Seat(s)
  • ABS Brakes
  • Air Conditioning
  • Alloy Wheels
  • AM/FM Stereo
  • Android Auto
  • Apple CarPlay
  • Automated Cruise Control
  • Automatic Transmission
  • Auxiliary Audio Input
  • Blind Spot Monitor
  • Bluetooth Technology
  • BOSE Sound System
  • CD Audio
  • Front Seat Heaters
  • Heated Steering Wheel
  • Lane Departure Warning
  • Leather Seats
  • Navigation System
  • Overhead Airbags
  • Panoramic Sunroof
  • Parking Sensors
  • Power Locks
  • Power Mirrors
  • Power Seat(s)
  • Power Windows
  • Rear Defroster
  • Rear Seat Heaters
  • Rear Sunshade
  • Rear View Camera
  • Remote Start
  • Satellite Radio Ready
  • Side Airbags
  • Smart Key
  • Traction Control
  • Rear Spoiler

Drive Wheels

Front Wheel Drive (2WD)

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Leg room

F 45"/R 34.2"

Head room

F 38.9"/R 35.8"

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2023 Nissan Maxima FAQ

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