The Nissan Maxima is billed as a four door sports sedan, although the reality is a little different; most consumers and professionals view it as a bargain priced luxury car, which just happens to have a decent level of horsepower.
Of course, being Nissan, it has decent reliability, does everything you want or need it to, but it always feels a little wanting – you may never regret buying a Maxima, but you won’t rave about it either.
Vanilla is the phrase.
Debut and Pricing
The 2019 Nissan Maxima will be in the showrooms from the late part of 2018; around September if history is anything to go by. There will be a debut later this year at one of the larger auto shows.
Nissan haven’t said how much the new 2019 Maxima will cost, but the current base model lists at $33,475, and of course significant discounts can be had. We don’t think that Nissan are going to increase the price that much, if at all – it’s not exactly a hot seller.
2019 Nissan Maxima release date: late 2018
2019 Nissan Maxima Refresh
It’s important to remember that with vehicles like these, the manufacturers do enough to keep them current and keeping up with the competition, but rarely do they invest significant amounts of money to completely redesign or restyle them, the 2019 Nissan Maxima is no different.
We’ll see the usual updates such as slightly redesigned headlights, grille and possibly bumpers – the easy wins to make it look different from the predecessor, but nothing more than that, aside maybe for new colors added.
However, having said that, it’s no bad thing … despite being a bit bland, the Maxima is actually a good car, the 3.5 liter V6 churns out 300+ BHP and returns good gas mileage, the ride is decent and the interior is well put together and uses great trim materials.
For the 2019 version, we’ll see a slight weight reduction, which should mean even better gas mileage, improved ride and better handling, all significant things when it comes to ownership.
2019 Nissan Maxima Equipment Set
Nissan will continue to fit adaptive cruise control and automatic emergency braking on all but the very base model, and of course, they will come with an 8” touchscreen infotainment with navigation system, Apple CarPlay and Android Auto connectivity as standard.
The Maxima is never going to win any awards, but perhaps that the beauty of it; it just goes about its daily business without fuss or bother.