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2012 Nissan Maxima

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Nissan Maxima highlights

Customer rating

Mileage (EPA estimate)

19 city, 26 highway, 22 combined

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What is new for the 2012 Nissan Maxima?

  • 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.

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Ratings & reliability

Customer ratings

The 2012 Nissan Maxima is a four door sports car that is comfortable and has a great engine. Customers like the car because it has a lot of nice features and is fun to drive.
4
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.

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Nissan Maxima features and specs

SV 2WD 4D Sedan

Standard Features

  • ABS Brakes
  • Air Conditioning
  • Alloy Wheels
  • AM/FM Stereo
  • Automatic Transmission
  • Auxiliary Audio Input
  • BOSE Sound System
  • CD Audio
  • Cruise Control
  • Leather Seats
  • Navigation System
  • Overhead Airbags
  • Power Locks
  • Power Mirrors
  • Power Seat(s)
  • Power Windows
  • Rear Defroster
  • Satellite Radio Ready
  • Side Airbags
  • Smart Key
  • Sunroof(s)
  • Traction Control
  • A/C Seat(s)
  • Bluetooth Technology
  • Front Seat Heaters
  • Heated Steering Wheel
  • Memory Seat(s)
  • Navigation System
  • Panoramic Sunroof
  • Rear Spoiler
  • Rear View Camera

Drive Wheels

Front Wheel Drive (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 38.8"/R 36.4"

Front tires

P245/45VR18

Rear tires

P245/45VR18

Seating capacity

4

Max towing capacity

150/1000 lbs.

Transmission

Automatic

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