Although that’s 10HP more than its predecessor, the new Maxima produces the same 261 lb.ft of torque. All the engine power is provided to the front wheels through a continuously variable transmission including six faux gears. The 2016 Nissan Maxima features a slight increase in power output and is more fuel efficient than its predecessor. While the previous generation model achieved 19/26mpg, the all-new 2016 Maxima have a 22/30 mpg rating in the city and highly with premium unleaded gasoline.
Vishnu Jayamohan, Product Manager Senior Planner at Nissan North America, told Autonet that the design looks stunning and part of their goal was to give it a striking appearance. People walk up to the car and it really grabs your attention. The interior execution required careful application of technology in the form of little touches to the interior designing. All of it is genuine stitching and wraps all around every single panel.
The key features with the base S-trim level priced at $33,235 include navigation, dual 7 and 8 inch screens, 18 inch alloy wheels, Dual-Zone automatic climate control, Push-Button Start and 8-way driver/4-way power passenger seats. The mid-level SL-trim starting at $37,715 includes forward collision alert, heated steering wheel, Auto-breaking, 11 speaker Bose audio w/noise cancellation, Blind-spot detection, Rear-cross traffic alert, Dual-pane sunroof, and Adaptive cruise control.
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