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Pros: ComfortThis is an excellent car; good speed ; good on gas
Pros: The power and design/look-Black exterior and black leather interior with 18'' chrome rims. It is SHARP!
Cons: I would say a lot of power for front wheel drive but you get used to it and control it better.
Advice: Best car under $35,000This car is very quick with the 265hp front wheel drive. It is very roomy and looks very sleek. It is a sports car with class.. I love my car.
Pros: The display screen is my favorite feature.
Cons: What I liked the least was that the skyview should have been over the driver
Advice: If you need a roomy family car with a fun kick to it get a Maxima.Excellent feeling vehicle with the windows up or down. Roomy interior, controls easily accessible and user friendly. Spacious trunk and basic sound system impressive. Road noise at a minimum. My wife loves the ride very much. Best car under $30,000 I have ever driven. The gas mileage for a six cylinder is pretty good.
Pros: Nav. system. My son likes the rear sunshade
Cons: Road noise
Advice: Get Elite model and enjoy features.Great performance for the price. Replaced factory wheels with 20' and received nothing but good comments. Road noise need improvement. To much power for front wheel drive. Elite model has more features than most high price luxury cars. Best car ever for under $35,000 including the G35 sadan.
Pros: the nav and the way the car looks
Cons: The road noise was really bad
Advice: Dont pay too much for itThe car drove great but you need like about 4 test drive to really get the feel of the car
Pros: the car itself
Cons: the Vibration
Advice: don't get an 04 05 or 06 the 07 has a new rackMy first 2005 maxima. I wanted a max for 10 years. I got it 9 months ago. I have had it in the shop 5 times for a from end vibration still there. They tightend up the rack, road balance and even changed the tires still have the problem. The dealer told me that the rack is then problem and can't be fixed. Nissan needs to recal this and put new steering racks on these cars. Same problem with the nissan quest but they replaced the rack and fixed the problem.
Pros: LOOKS & SPEED,BUT FRT WHEEL DRIVE PULLS BAD
Cons: TRANSMISSION AUTO & SO-CALLED MANUAL MODE
Advice: TRY SOMETHING ELSEMY 4TH MAXIMA & TO MY SURPRISE THE WORST, THE OTHER 3 EXCELLENT.GAS MILEAGE POOR AND NO-WHERE NEAR RATINGS (17.5 AVG)..SO-CALLED AUTO-MANUAL SHIFT FOR THE SPORT IN YOU,FORGET IT ,IT SLIPS . ROAD NOISE IN THE REAR, THEY TELL ME DUE TO THE 18' TIRES ? FRONT END SHOCKS OR SUSPENSION RATTLE,SOUNDS LIKE A 3 OR 4 YEAR OLD CAR.NOW THE SPRINGS IN THE DRIVERS SEAT ARE MOVING, NOT OVERWIEGHT!...........CAR IS 6 MONTHS OLD,,.A MISTAKE