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2012 Nissan Maxima

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Nissan Maxima highlights

Customer reviews

4.6 out of 5

RepairPal reliability rating

4 out of 5

Mileage (EPA estimate)

19 city, 26 highway, 22 combined

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New for 2012

  • Maxima trims have been upgraded with Panoramic Sunroof, A/C Seat(s), Memory Seat(s), Front Seat Heaters, Quad Seats, and Heated Steering Wheel as standard equipment this year.
  • The S trim now comes with Rear Spoiler as standard equipment.

Explore Nissan Maxima details

S 2WD 4D Sedan

Standard Features

  • ABS Brakes
  • Air Conditioning
  • Alloy Wheels
  • AM/FM Stereo
  • Automatic Transmission
  • Auxiliary Audio Input
  • Bluetooth Technology
  • CD Audio
  • Cloth Seats
  • Cruise Control
  • Overhead Airbags
  • Power Locks
  • Power Mirrors
  • Power Seat(s)
  • Power Windows
  • Rear Defroster
  • Rear Spoiler
  • Side Airbags
  • Smart Key
  • Sunroof(s)
  • Traction Control

Optional Features

  • Bluetooth Technology
  • Cloth Seats
  • Front Seat Heaters
  • Leather Seats
  • Rear Spoiler
  • Satellite Radio Ready

Drive type

2WD

Engine size

3.5L

Horsepower

290

Torque (ft-lbs)

261

Engine type

Gas

Fuel capacity

20

Wheelbase

109.3"

Overall length

190.6"

Width

73.2"

Height

57.8"

Leg room

F 43.8"/R 34.6"

Head room

F 38.5"/R 36.4"

Front tires

P245/45VR18

Rear tires

P245/45VR18

Seating capacity

5

Max towing capacity

150/1000 lbs.

Transmission

Automatic

Ratings & reliability

Customer ratings

RepairPal reliability rating

4
Excellent

RepairPal gave the Nissan Maxima an overall reliability rating of 4 out of 5 stars, which RepairPal describes as Excellent. This rating ranks Nissan Maxima 11th out of 14 among Fullsize Cars.

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