• EFFICIENCY FOR THE LONG HAUL

    Four-door practicality with a 3.5-liter V6 engine producing 30 Highway MPG, making journeys a convenient thrill. [[1425]]
  • A SEAMLESS WAVE OF POWER

    Maxima’s XTRONIC CVT® transmission combines incredible smoothness with uncompromised fuel efficiency. [[1425]]
  • MAXIMA SR - SERIOUS PERFORMANCE

    The Maxima with attitude. Choose SR for track-inspired suspension and 19” gloss-black alloy wheels.

Maxima engine and transmission

300-hp on a mission

Nissan Maxima side view

Maxima’s legendary VQ V6 engine

Under the hood lies its beating heart: Nissan’s legendary 300 horsepower, 3.5-liter, VQ V6 engine. From sodium-filled exhaust valves and anodized pistons, to the high-flow tuned induction system, it’s designed to exhilarate from idle to redline.

2021 Nissan Maxima gear shifter for Xtronic CVT

XTRONIC CVT® (Continuously Variable Transmission)

Engineered to satisfy even the most die-hard enthusiast, Maxima’s advanced Xtronic CVT features dynamic step shifting, wider gear ratio coverage, and an adaptive shift controller. The result is a more connected, spirited driving experience – all without sacrificing fuel economy. [[1425]]

2021 Nissan Maxima drive mode select buttons for normal and sport modes

Drive mode selector

Adrenaline on tap. Put it in Sport, and you’ll sharpen throttle response, steering feel and transmission tuning for a pulse-raising ride. The system even pumps a more powerful engine note into the cabin, thanks to available Active Sound Enhancement.

2021 Nissan Maxima front wheel

Driver-focused suspension and chassis

Maxima’s independent multi-link rear suspension with monotube shocks equals exhilarating performance and a more comfortable ride. And a lowered stance isn’t just for looks, it gives you the handling and response you’d expect from the 4-Door Sports Car®.

2021 Nissan Maxima gauge screen showing sport power mode meter

Sport Mode Power Meter

When you’re in Sport Mode, all your essential engine information is displayed in real time.

Integrated Dynamics-Control Module

Raising the bar on confidence

Maxima incorporates advanced chassis tech to help you feel calm, composed and connected while you enjoy the drive.

Maxima SR - max performance

Curve your enthusiasm

To give you a G-induced grin, Maxima SR combines 19” gloss-black aluminum-alloy wheels with a track-inspired suspension. So get inside, and enjoy the thrill of your favorite road in the way only a purpose-built sports car can provide. [[161]]