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.
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