2012 Nissan Maxima review and pictures

Posted on Thursday, 1 September 2011 , 19:09:41 byEmil

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Nissan Maxima

The pricing of the 2012 Nissan Maxima has been made public by Nissan North America. Maxima is available in two well-equipped models, Maxima 3.5 S and maxima 3.5 SV, each of them featuring no price increase although there is a large number of significant enhancements for the new model year and are further defined by a standard 290-horsepower 3.5-liter V6 engine and Xtronic CVT transmission.
The Maxima 3.5 S CVT is priced at $31,750 USD and the Maxima 3.5 SV CVT features a price of $34,450 USD. The refreshed exterior of the Maxima includes a new front grille design, new 18-inch and 19-inch aluminum-alloy wheels and new rear combination lights, while the interior shows refinement with new Dark Piano-hairline trim, a new Atlantic Cherry wood tone trim, a new metallic-finish trim, and a new Cafe Latte interior color. The customers are also given the possibility of acquiring two exterior colors, the Java Metallic and Dark Slate. The special Limited Edition Package is available for the 3.5 S model, integrating smoked appearance headlights, fog lights, outside mirrors with integrated turn signals and metallic trim.

NISSAN ANNOUNCES U.S. PRICING FOR 2012 MAXIMA



Nissan North America, Inc. (NNA) today announced U.S. pricing for the 2012 Nissan Maxima, which is on sale now at Nissan dealers nationwide. Maxima is again offered in two well-equipped models - Maxima 3.5 S and Maxima 3.5 SV, each featuring a standard 290-horsepower 3.5-liter V6 engine and Xtronic CVT? transmission - and with no price increase despite a number of significant enhancements for the new model year.


For 2012, Maxima receives a refreshed exterior - with a new front grille design, new rear combination lights, and new 18-inch and 19-inch aluminum-alloy wheels. Inside, the roomy Maxima interior's enhancements include a new meter cluster illumination color (white), new Dark Piano-hairline trim, a new Atlantic Cherry wood tone trim, a new metallic-finish trim, and a new Cafe Latte interior color. There's also a new audio segment display and new audio/HVAC knob design. In addition, two new exterior colors are offered: Java Metallic and Dark Slate.


The other big news for the 2012 Maxima is the addition of a special Limited Edition Package for the 3.5 S model, which features smoked appearance headlights, High Intensity Discharge (HID) Xenon headlights, a compass in the rearview mirror, 18-inch aluminum-alloy Dark Hyper Silver finish wheels, a rear spoiler, dark satin chrome front grille, fog lights, outside mirrors with integrated turn signals and metallic trim. The Limited Edition Package provides excellent value at an MSRP of $710 USD.


Manufacturer's Suggested Retail Prices* (MSRP) for the 2012 Nissan Maxima include:


  • Maxima 3.5 S CVT $31,750 USD
  • Maxima 3.5 SV CVT $34,450 USD