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The Nissan Maxima is a mid-sized cum full-sized car sold primarily as a sedan from 1984 forward. It serves as the Nissan brand's flagship sedan. The Maxima has seen a lot of evolution during its thirty-plus years on the market and has earned a reputation for being upscale and as a solid driver.

The Maxima entered the market in 1982 as a Datsun-branded vehicle, replacing the Datsun 810. In 1984, the Datsun name was dropped in favor of parent company Nissan. This first-generation of the Maxima was a compact vehicle.

The second-generation came in 1985 and grew a bit in size. It was offered with a four-cylinder and six-cylinder engine in both sedan and wagon formats. Still considered a compact car, the Maxima pushed the limits of that size designation.

The third-generation Nissan Maxima grew to midsize status for 1989 and the four-cylinder engine option was dropped in favor of a V6. A five-speed manual or four-speed automatic were offered for transmissions. This was the first time that the Maxima was called a "four door sports car," a title that would return several times through its generations.

The fourth-generation Maxima entered the market in 1995 with a new V6 engine, which became the predecessor for every V6 in the Maxima since. A fifth-generation followed in 2000, with a newer version of the engine and updated transmissions. Nissan once again emphasized the "sports sedan" idea.

The sixth-generation Nissan Maxima entered the market in 2004 and is commonly seen on the used car market today. The V6 saw another upgrade and a new manual transmission and new-generation continuously variable transmission (CVT) were offered.

The seventh-generation Maxima came in 2009 and, for the first time, had no manual transmission offering. A modern body style and new-generation CVT were featured. The current-generation Nissan Maxima came in 2016 and once again emphasized the "sports sedan" motif. A four-cylinder was re-introduced and the V6 carried through with some upgrades. The CVT saw extensive changes as well.

The Nissan Maxima is generally considered upscale and even premium compared to most competitors in the full-sized sedan market. Most complaints center on the transmission from the first two model years of the sixth-generation (2004-05). Generally at high mileage. The car otherwise enjoys a solid reputation for reliability.

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2017 Nissan Maxima 3.5 S

2017 Nissan Maxima 3.5 S - 8,041 mi

Middletown, CT - Listed today
  • $5,101 below market price
  • dealer rating
  • 1-owner , certified used , 6 positives , low miles
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Used 2017 Nissan Maxima 3.5 S for Sale - $20,400 - 8,041 miles - with bluetooth, child safety, navigation, backup camera, alloy wheels
Category: Certified Used Cars
Location: Middletown, CT 06457
Price: $20,400
Mileage: 8,041 miles
For Sale By: Dealer
Transmission: CVT
Dealer Rating:
4.6 star
Color: Gun Metallic
Engine: 6-Cylinder
Fuel Type: Gasoline
MPG: 25
Num Owners: 1 owner
Seats: 5 seater
Drive Type: FWD
VIN: 1N4AA6AP7HC442872
Positives: no accidents, clean history, warranty, inspected, one owner, certified pre-owned car
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2017 Nissan Maxima 3.5 S

2017 Nissan Maxima 3.5 S - 6,639 mi

San Leandro, CA - Listed 64 days ago
  • $5,664 below market price
  • dealer rating
  • 1-owner , certified used , 5 positives , low miles , free CARFAX
$22,398
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Used 2017 Nissan Maxima 3.5 S for Sale - $20,776 - 6,639 miles - with bluetooth, child safety, navigation, backup camera, alloy wheels
Category: Certified Used Cars
Location: San Leandro, CA 94577
Price: $20,776
Mileage: 6,639 miles
For Sale By: Dealer
Transmission: CVT
Dealer Rating:
4.7 star
Color: Super Black
Engine: 6-Cylinder
Fuel Type: Gasoline
MPG: 25
Num Owners: 1 owner
Seats: 5 seater
Drive Type: FWD
VIN: 1N4AA6AP7HC457422
Positives: clean history, inspected, warranty, certified pre-owned car, non-smoker
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2016 Nissan Maxima 3.5 SV

2016 Nissan Maxima 3.5 SV - 9,764 mi

Warwick, RI - Listed 3 days ago
  • $2,891 below market price
  • dealer rating
  • 1-owner , certified used , 5 positives , low miles , free CARFAX
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Used 2016 Nissan Maxima 3.5 SV for Sale - $20,500 - 9,764 miles - with bluetooth, child safety, navigation, backup camera, leather upholstery
Category: Certified Used Cars
Location: Warwick, RI 02888
Price: $20,500
Mileage: 9,764 miles
For Sale By: Dealer
Transmission: CVT
Dealer Rating:
4.6 star
Color: Pearl White
Engine: 6-Cylinder
Fuel Type: Gasoline
MPG: 25
Num Owners: 1 owner
Seats: 5 seater
Drive Type: FWD
VIN: 1N4AA6AP4GC438566
Positives: negotiable, certified pre-owned car, warranty, inspected, clean history
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2018 Nissan Maxima 3.5 S

2018 Nissan Maxima 3.5 S - 2,311 mi

Clearwater, FL - Listed 65 days ago
  • $4,687 below market price
  • dealer rating
  • 1-owner , certified used , 5 positives , low miles , free CARFAX
$23,777
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Used 2018 Nissan Maxima 3.5 S for Sale - $21,877 - 2,311 miles - with bluetooth, child safety, navigation, backup camera, alloy wheels
Category: Certified Used Cars
Location: Clearwater, FL 33763
Price: $21,877
Mileage: 2,311 miles
For Sale By: Dealer
Transmission: CVT
Dealer Rating:
4.8 star
Color: Red
Engine: 6-Cylinder
Fuel Type: Gasoline
MPG: 25
Num Owners: 1 owner
Seats: 5 seater
Drive Type: FWD
VIN: 1N4AA6AP0JC371035
Positives: certified pre-owned car, warranty, clean history, inspected, routine maintenance
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2018 Nissan Maxima 3.5 S

2018 Nissan Maxima 3.5 S - 1,671 mi

Clearwater, FL - Listed 65 days ago
  • $3,837 below market price
  • dealer rating
  • 1-owner , certified used , 5 positives , low miles , free CARFAX
$24,777
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Used 2018 Nissan Maxima 3.5 S for Sale - $22,877 - 1,671 miles - with bluetooth, child safety, navigation, backup camera, alloy wheels
Category: Certified Used Cars
Location: Clearwater, FL 33763
Price: $22,877
Mileage: 1,671 miles
For Sale By: Dealer
Transmission: CVT
Dealer Rating:
4.8 star
Color: Red
Engine: 6-Cylinder
Fuel Type: Gasoline
MPG: 25
Num Owners: 1 owner
Seats: 5 seater
Drive Type: FWD
VIN: 1N4AA6AP9JC386262
Positives: certified pre-owned car, warranty, clean history, inspected, routine maintenance
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2017 Nissan Maxima 3.5 SV

2017 Nissan Maxima 3.5 SV - 34,559 mi

Huntington Station, NY - Listed 42 days ago
  • $3,289 below market price
  • dealer rating
  • 1-owner , certified used , 4 positives , free CARFAX
$17,384
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Used 2017 Nissan Maxima 3.5 SV for Sale - $16,781 - 34,559 miles - with bluetooth, child safety, navigation, backup camera, leather upholstery
Category: Certified Used Cars
Location: Huntington Station, NY 11746
Price: $16,781
Mileage: 34,559 miles
For Sale By: Dealer
Transmission: CVT
Dealer Rating:
4.7 star
Color: Gun Metallic
Engine: 6-Cylinder
Fuel Type: Gasoline
MPG: 25
Num Owners: 1 owner
Seats: 5 seater
Drive Type: FWD
VIN: 1N4AA6AP1HC442673
Positives: certified pre-owned car, clean history, inspected, warranty
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2018 Nissan Maxima 3.5 S

2018 Nissan Maxima 3.5 S - 5,355 mi

Sterling, VA - Listed 22 days ago
  • $2,988 below market price
  • dealer rating
  • 1-owner , certified used , 5 positives , low miles , free CARFAX
$22,900
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Used 2018 Nissan Maxima 3.5 S for Sale - $22,648 - 5,355 miles - with bluetooth, child safety, navigation, backup camera, alloy wheels
Category: Certified Used Cars
Location: Sterling, VA 20166
Price: $22,648
Mileage: 5,355 miles
For Sale By: Dealer
Transmission: CVT
Dealer Rating:
3.7 star
Color: Gun Metallic
Engine: 6-Cylinder
Fuel Type: Gasoline
MPG: 25
Num Owners: 1 owner
Seats: 5 seater
Drive Type: FWD
VIN: 1N4AA6AP1JC368337
Positives: certified pre-owned car, warranty, clean history, routine maintenance, inspected
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2018 Nissan Maxima 3.5 S

2018 Nissan Maxima 3.5 S - 874 mi

Bradenton, FL - Listed 11 days ago
  • $3,460 below market price
  • 1-owner , certified used , 2 positives , low miles , free CARFAX
  • 1 price drop in 12 days
$23,991
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Used 2018 Nissan Maxima 3.5 S for Sale - $23,441 - 874 miles - with bluetooth, child safety, navigation, backup camera, alloy wheels
Category: Certified Used Cars
Location: Bradenton, FL 34207
Price: $23,441
Mileage: 874 miles
For Sale By: Dealer
Transmission: CVT
Color: Black
Engine: 6-Cylinder
Fuel Type: Gasoline
MPG: 25
Num Owners: 1 owner
Seats: 5 seater
Drive Type: FWD
VIN: 1N4AA6AP4JC388288
Positives: clean history, one owner
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2016 Nissan Maxima 3.5 SV

2016 Nissan Maxima 3.5 SV - 20,475 mi

Syosset, NY - Listed 49 days ago
  • $2,327 below market price
  • dealer rating
  • 1-owner , certified used , 5 positives , low miles , free CARFAX
$19,449
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Used 2016 Nissan Maxima 3.5 SV for Sale - $18,149 - 20,475 miles - with bluetooth, child safety, navigation, backup camera, leather upholstery
Category: Certified Used Cars
Location: Syosset, NY 11791
Price: $18,149
Mileage: 20,475 miles
For Sale By: Dealer
Transmission: CVT
Dealer Rating:
5 star
Color: Pearl White
Engine: 6-Cylinder
Fuel Type: Gasoline
MPG: 25
Num Owners: 1 owner
Seats: 5 seater
Drive Type: FWD
VIN: 1N4AA6AP6GC436155
Positives: clean history, warranty, inspected, one owner, certified pre-owned car
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2017 Nissan Maxima 3.5 SL

2017 Nissan Maxima 3.5 SL - 35,564 mi

Edmonds, WA - Listed 7 days ago
  • $2,529 below market price
  • dealer rating
  • 1-owner , certified used , 3 positives , free CARFAX
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Used 2017 Nissan Maxima 3.5 SL for Sale - $19,950 - 35,564 miles - with bluetooth, child safety, navigation, backup camera, leather upholstery
Category: Certified Used Cars
Location: Edmonds, WA 98026
Price: $19,950
Mileage: 35,564 miles
For Sale By: Dealer
Transmission: CVT
Dealer Rating:
4.1 star
Color: Brilliant Silver
Engine: 6-Cylinder
Fuel Type: Gasoline
MPG: 25
Num Owners: 1 owner
Seats: 5 seater
Drive Type: FWD
VIN: 1N4AA6AP5HC430316
Positives: warranty, certified pre-owned car, clean history
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2018 Nissan Maxima Platinum

2018 Nissan Maxima Platinum - 2,581 mi

Hightstown, NJ - Listed 49 days ago
  • $3,961 below market price
  • dealer rating
  • 1-owner , certified used , low miles , free CARFAX
$33,333
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Used 2018 Nissan Maxima Platinum for Sale - $28,659 - 2,581 miles - with bluetooth, child safety, navigation, backup camera, leather upholstery
Category: Certified Used Cars
Location: Hightstown, NJ 08520
Price: $28,659
Mileage: 2,581 miles
For Sale By: Dealer
Transmission: CVT
Dealer Rating:
4.5 star
Color: Black
Engine: 6-Cylinder
Fuel Type: Gasoline
MPG: 25
Num Owners: 1 owner
Seats: 5 seater
Drive Type: FWD
VIN: 1N4AA6AP2JC362806
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2018 Nissan Maxima 3.5 S

2018 Nissan Maxima 3.5 S - 2,969 mi

Clearwater, FL - Listed 65 days ago
  • $4,535 below market price
  • dealer rating
  • certified used , 5 positives , low miles , free CARFAX
$25,777
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Used 2018 Nissan Maxima 3.5 S for Sale - $21,877 - 2,969 miles - with bluetooth, child safety, navigation, backup camera, alloy wheels
Category: Certified Used Cars
Location: Clearwater, FL 33763
Price: $21,877
Mileage: 2,969 miles
For Sale By: Dealer
Transmission: CVT
Dealer Rating:
4.8 star
Color: Gun Metallic
Engine: 6-Cylinder
Fuel Type: Gasoline
MPG: 25
Seats: 5 seater
Drive Type: FWD
VIN: 1N4AA6AP7JC368844
Positives: inspected, warranty, certified pre-owned car, routine maintenance, clean history
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2017 Nissan Maxima 3.5 S

2017 Nissan Maxima 3.5 S - 17,806 mi

Cumming, GA - Listed 26 days ago
  • $2,213 below market price
  • dealer rating
  • 1-owner , certified used , 4 positives , low miles , free CARFAX
$20,991
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Used 2017 Nissan Maxima 3.5 S for Sale - $19,884 - 17,806 miles - with bluetooth, child safety, navigation, backup camera, alloy wheels
Category: Certified Used Cars
Location: Cumming, GA 30041
Price: $19,884
Mileage: 17,806 miles
For Sale By: Dealer
Transmission: CVT
Dealer Rating:
5 star
Color: Coulis Red
Engine: 6-Cylinder
Fuel Type: Gasoline
MPG: 25
Num Owners: 1 owner
Seats: 5 seater
Drive Type: FWD
VIN: 1N4AA6AP0HC420180
Positives: certified pre-owned car, warranty, inspected, clean history
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2016 Nissan Maxima 3.5 SV

2016 Nissan Maxima 3.5 SV - 27,402 mi

New Rochelle, NY - Listed 28 days ago
  • $2,550 below market price
  • dealer rating
  • 1-owner , certified used , 1 positive , low miles , free CARFAX
$20,195
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Used 2016 Nissan Maxima 3.5 SV for Sale - $17,396 - 27,402 miles - with bluetooth, child safety, navigation, backup camera, leather upholstery
Category: Certified Used Cars
Location: New Rochelle, NY 10801
Price: $17,396
Mileage: 27,402 miles
For Sale By: Dealer
Transmission: CVT
Dealer Rating:
3.9 star
Color: Black
Engine: 6-Cylinder
Fuel Type: Gasoline
MPG: 25
Num Owners: 1 owner
Seats: 5 seater
Drive Type: FWD
VIN: 1N4AA6AP2GC417375
Positives: clean history
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2016 Nissan Maxima

2016 Nissan Maxima - 46,985 mi

Wilkes Barre, PA - Listed 54 days ago
  • $2,936 below market price
  • dealer rating
  • 1-owner , certified used , 4 positives , free CARFAX
$21,075
PREVIEW
Used 2016 Nissan Maxima for Sale - $17,300 - 46,985 miles - with bluetooth, child safety, navigation, alloy wheels, satellite radio
Category: Certified Used Cars
Location: Wilkes Barre, PA 18702
Price: $17,300
Mileage: 46,985 miles
For Sale By: Dealer
Transmission: Automatic
Dealer Rating:
4.6 star
Color: White
Num Owners: 1 owner
Seats: 0 seater
VIN: 1N4AA6AP9GC439647
Positives: one owner, certified pre-owned car, warranty, clean history
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What is the average price for Used Nissan Maxima? How many are for sale and priced below market?

  • 7,046 cars for sale found, starting at $599
  • Average price for Used Nissan Maxima: $18,966
  • 1,878 deals found. Average savings of $1,502
  • Save up to $6,648 below estimated market price

What Nissan Maxima model year and mileage can you get for your budget?

Year Price Mileage
2018 $20,080 to $26,529 5,316 to 40,583 miles
2017 $19,499 to $25,165 13,860 to 50,301 miles
2016 $19,576 to $23,163 14,619 to 54,984 miles

Where does used Nissan Maxima rank in comparison to competitor vehicles?

(Based on Last 5 Years' Data)
#1 of 35 Midsize Sedans to Buy Used Over New
#4 of 27 Longest Lasting Midsize Sedans
#7 of 75 Midsize Sedans with Most Leg Room

What Is The Average Price Of A Used Nissan Maxima By Model Year?

Year Average Price Deals Listings
2019 Nissan Maxima for Sale $34,874 - 36 listings
2018 Nissan Maxima for Sale $23,926 Save $5,681 on 294 deals 1,302 listings
2017 Nissan Maxima for Sale $22,572 Save $6,648 on 452 deals 1,732 listings
2016 Nissan Maxima for Sale $21,237 Save $5,364 on 648 deals 2,076 listings
2014 Nissan Maxima for Sale $15,573 Save $4,256 on 188 deals 851 listings
2013 Nissan Maxima for Sale $12,724 Save $4,434 on 76 deals 330 listings

What Is The Average Price Of Competitor Cars To The Used Nissan Maxima?

Average Price Deals Listings
Used BMW 3 Series $20,204 Save $13,151 on 4,485 deals 12,252 listings
Used Chrysler 300 $19,530 Save $5,489 on 2,552 deals 10,581 listings
Used Toyota Avalon $18,141 Save $6,913 on 953 deals 3,821 listings

What Is The Average Price Of Used Nissan Maxima In The Top 10 Cities?

Average Price Deals Listings
Nissan Maxima in Houston $19,943 Save $3,595 on 38 deals 306 listings
Nissan Maxima in Atlanta $18,058 Save $4,947 on 54 deals 190 listings
Nissan Maxima in Dallas $19,208 Save $3,506 on 50 deals 193 listings
Nissan Maxima in Chicago $18,386 Save $4,837 on 76 deals 309 listings
Nissan Maxima in Miami $18,465 Save $6,648 on 53 deals 150 listings
Nissan Maxima in Los Angeles $19,489 Save $5,606 on 65 deals 194 listings
Nissan Maxima in Philadelphia $18,869 Save $5,341 on 126 deals 450 listings
Nissan Maxima in San Antonio $18,961 Save $1,913 on 28 deals 80 listings
Nissan Maxima in Phoenix $19,000 Save $5,236 on 14 deals 84 listings
Nissan Maxima in Orlando $18,592 Save $4,601 on 19 deals 111 listings

Nissan Maxima Test Drive Reviews

2018 Nissan Maxima

The 2018 Nissan Maxima is unusual in the segment in that it competes on both the standard, workaday level of mid-priced sedans and on the more premium level of upper-crust sedans. The Maxima is also larger than a midsize sedan, but not quite as large as a full-sized offering.

Chief among the Maxima's many strengths are its upscale looks, sporty appeal, and versatility as a sedan. There aren't a lot of changes for the 2018 model year, but Nissan did add a new SR Midnight Edition with blackout styling looks, and the forward collision warning and automatic emergency braking that became standard mid-year in 2017 carries forward as standard for 2018 as well.

The 2018 Maxima is more upscale and sporty than most sedans in its segment. This five-seat, nearly full-sized sedan is sold in five trim levels, from the base S to the top-level Platinum.
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2017 Nissan Maxima

The 2017 Nissan Maxima carries on with the newest generation of the sedan, bringing upscale looks, a sporty appeal and sedan versatility as its primary strengths. The Maxima was completely revamped from the ground up last year and carries on this year with little change.

The 2017 Maxima is a beautiful sedan meant to be a more upscale, premium option for the full-size market. The Maxima's appeal lies in its design and handling dynamics. This is a sports sedan without the luxury-level pricing most often associated with that moniker.

The 2017 Nissan Maxima is a 5-seat full-size sedan sold in five trim levels.
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2016 Nissan Maxima

The 2016 Nissan Maxima is all-new for this model year. Nissan took the previous generation Maxima and tossed it in the bin, starting from scratch for an entirely new experience in full-sized sedans. The only holdover from the old Maxima is its tried-and-true V6.

The 2016 Maxima is a showcase of design. Nissan calls it, with a straight face, a sports sedan and anyone who questions that has not likely driven a Maxima. It may not have the power and speed of others with that description, but it definitely has the handling engagement and road appeal required to carry that title.

The Maxima's highlights include a premium exterior look, a very upscale interior experience, and excellent road manners. This is a five-seat sedan offered in five trim levels, nearly all of which offer a lot of value for the dollar.
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2013 Nissan Maxima

The 2013 Nissan Maxima is a midsize family sedan that's aimed at families seeking a little more luxury than the automaker's other midsize offering, the Altima. Its understated exterior styling is a cloak for the high-quality interior and many standard features. Precise steering and quick acceleration are other highlights.
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