Combine four-door practicality with a 3.5-liter V6 engine that gets 30 Highway MPG, and suddenly every commute becomes intensely thrilling. [[1592]]

    Maxima’s XTRONIC CVT® (Continuously Variable Transmission) combines incredible smoothness with uncompromised fuel efficiency. [[1592]]

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

Maxima horsepower, engine, and transmission

Legendary performance

2023 Nissan Maxima with V6 engine driving fast through the city at night.

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.

2023 Nissan Maxima gear shifter for Xtronic transmission.

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. [[1592]]

Maxima Sport Mode

Tap the button to transform your drive

2023 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. [[161]]

2023 Nissan Maxima gauge screen showing sport power mode meter.

Sport Mode

When you’re in Sport Mode, all your essential engine information is displayed in real time on your Advanced Drive-Assist™ Display. [[1456]]

2023 Nissan Maxima front wheel to illustrate monotube shock suspension.

Drive-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®.

Maxima dynamic drive technologies

Raising the bar on confidence

Maxima incorporates advanced chassis tech, including an independent dynamics-control module 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.