2017 Nissan Maxima Platinum – a real sport sedan review and configurations

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Finally, we have waited for an updated version of the 2017 Nissan Maxima model. The official premiere of updated car took place in the spring of this year.

2017 Nissan Maxima release date

The release date of updated 2017 Maxima will be in the middle of 2017. It is not expected to be a radical redesign.

2017 Nissan Maxima release date: mid 2017

2017 Nissan Maxima redesign

When inspecting the exterior of the car it becomes apparent that he has become much more stylish and attractive. Immediately catch the eyes strict and sleek lines which combines the body design.

Separately it is necessary to pay attention to the embossed side panels, modified false radiator grille, the original LED lighting. Chromed alloy wheels are also very good looking.

The exterior of the vehicle perfectly combines the expressive character of a sports car and the nature of the traditional sedan, which embodies the performance, drive and solidity.

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2017 Nissan Maxima price

We already know that standard trim level of the car will cost about 32 thousand dollars. The premium package will cost 38 thousand dollars.

2017 Nissan Maxima interior

The interior of the new Maxima does not yield to the exterior. Absolutely all the interior finished with high-quality, expensive materials. Thus we immediately see that the main goal pursued by the developers, was to create the most comfortableinterior. Evidence of this is the steering wheel with leather trim, and soft trim materials.

On the dashboard of the car stands out a 7 inch display, through which to deduce the current technical information. By the way, the car is equipped with the instrument panel, which is actively used in the Nissan Murano.

It is also necessary to remember the center console with the multimedia complex and a 8-inch touch screen. By using this system, the car owner can easily go on the Internet or, for example, listen to the radio. Of course do not forget the electronics and the synchronization of multimedia with external digital devices. The complex provides support for USB and wireless connection via Bluetooth technology.

In addition to all the mentioned car is equipped with voice controlled navigation. It features route mapping and display of all relevant information, which is carried out through a separate display.

For maximum comfort in the vehicle used adaptable seats, which thanks to its unique construction reduce driver fatigue behind the wheel. Also responsible for the comfort ventilation system, heating system, and adaptive cruise control.

Positive feedback deserved noise insulation. Through the use of the most advanced sound reduction materials, as well as by improving the exhaust system, the noise level in the cabin reduced to a possible minimum.

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2017 Nissan Maxima equipment

As for safety, it is maintained through multiple airbags, lane departure alarm systems, and tracking system for “dead zones”.

Simultaneously with the premiere of the updated Maxims presented to the public were updated versions of such models as the Jaguar XF, Mitsubishi Outlander, Chevrolet Malibu.

2017 Nissan Maxima configurations

The 2017 model year Maxima could be ordered with the following trim levels: S, SV, SL, SR and Platinum.
The first S level features rearview camera, Nissan Connect infotainment system, Start-Stop system. SV adds leather heated seats, front and rear sonars, lumbar support for driver’s seat (powered). SL adds premium audio system, panoramic roof, adaptive cruise control, emergency braking, blind spot monitoring. In addition, SR gets sporty suspension, premium leather seats, 19-inch rims.

2017 Nissan Maxima Platinum

Platinum is a top-end trim for Maxima, features lots of features characterized mainly for an upper-class cars. For instance, front seats with ventilation function, 360-degree camera view, rear crossing traffic alert and more.
Not to mention that Maxima Platinum has all cool features from the other trim levels, from S to SR. So, there is a two top-end versions of 2017 Maxima – comfort-oriented Platinum and sport-oriented SR.

2017 Nissan Maxima dimensions

The car in the new body is able to accommodate five people. Useful Luggage compartment volume of 405 l As for dimensions, they are the following:

  • length 192.5 in;
  • width — 72.8 in;
  • height — 56.2 in;
  • the wheelbase 109 in

2017 Nissan Maxima trim levels

Updated Maxima will be delivered in five versions. Premium version called Platinum will also be available. Package of minimum equipment will include: 7-inch display, multi-function multimedia system with touchscreen, navigation system, cruise control, climate control, Keyless engine start, power front seats, anti-lock braking system, etc.

If to speak about the top trim level, it will be supplemented with adaptive cruise control, cameras and systems:

  • active reduction of noise and increase the sound level;
  • alarm about a possible frontal collision;
  • monitoring “dead zones”.

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In addition, the charged version will be equipped with LED interior lighting, heated steering wheel, heated front seats, inserts from natural wood, eleven speakers, LED headlights.

2017 Nissan Maxima video review

2017 Nissan Maxima specs and engine

Company representatives claim that the new product possesses excellent handling on any type of road surface and high speed characteristics. As the power plant is used the engine displacement of 3.5 l  with power output of 300 HP. The engine of the previous generation car was able to produce about 290 HP of power. The engine combined with CVT transmission.

At the moment, there is no information about the performance characteristics. A previous version of this model had acceleration of 6 seconds to 60 mph. You can assume that since the updated version has a more powerful motor, the time of acceleration will be less.

But there is information on fuel consumption. According to representatives of the company, the developers managed to reduce fuel consumption by more than 12 percent. Thus, in combined mode the car has fuel consumption level of 30 mpg. In the city driving mode, this indicator will be lowered to 21 mpg.

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2017 Nissan Maxima pictures


2017 Nissan Maxima 3.5 SR
Drivetrain
Engine type DOHC 24V V6, direct fuel injection
Displacement 3,5L
Power/torque 300 hp; 261 lb-ft
Transmission CVT
Dimensions
Wheelbase 109.3 in
Length 192.8 in
Height 56.5 in
Passenger volume 112.9 cu.ft
Cargo volume 14.3 cu.ft
Performance
0-60 5,9 sec
Top speed 135 mph
PRICE RANGE: $33,500-$41,000 (est)
Competitors: Toyota Avalon, Chevrolet Impala, Chrysler 300

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Summary

2017 model year Nissan Maxima will keep insane look of the current generation model, complemented with slightly updated interior and probably a minor update in the engine line up.

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