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Facts & Figures
Bodystyle: Sedan
Class: Full-Size Sedan
Engine: 3.5l 6-cyl. (265hp)
EPA Mileage:
21 (City)
28 (Highway)
Our Rating:
Overview & Pictures
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Gone is the beaver-toothed, studded grille from the '58 Buick, replaced by a more conservative, more elegant grille more in keeping with the . In fact, all of the body work has been restyled. The 2007 Nissan Maxima gets new headlamps, new taillamps, and redesigned fenders, rocker panels, rear spoiler, and hood. The cabin gets a new instrument cluster and center dash for 2007, making for easier, more intuitive operation.

Underneath, a continuously variable transmission, or CVT, replaces the more traditional five-speed automatic for smoother, more efficient operation. Nissan excels in this technology and we found the Maxima's transmission responsive.

The Nissan Maxima fills a niche for aficionados who appreciate something different. Straddling the line between mid-size family hauler and a near-luxury sports sedan, it offers drivers an interesting alternative to mid-size sedans such as the , , and . The Maxima is more focused on personal luxury and performance. And the 2007 model is just a little less quirky than last year's model.

Facts & Figures

The JB car pages provide engine and transmission specs, as well as gas mileage and dimensions for all 2007 Nissan Maxima versions.

2007 Nissan Maxima Sedan Specs & Features

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