Four-door practicality. With a 3.5-litre V6 engine producing 7.9 L/100 km on the highway, Maxima makes journeys a convenient thrill. [[440]]

    Maxima’s XTRONIC CVT transmission combines incredible smoothness with uncompromised fuel efficiency. [[440]]

    The Maxima with attitude. Choose SR for track-inspired suspension and 19” gloss-black alloy wheels.

Engine and transmission

300 hp on a mission

2021 Nissan Maxima side view

Maxima’s legendary VQ V6 engine

Under the hood lies its beating heart: Nissan’s legendary 300 horsepower, 3.5-litre, VQ V6 engine. From sodium-filled exhaust valves and anodized pistons to the high-flow tuned induction system, it’s designed to exhilarate whether you're idling or redlining it.

2021 Nissan Maxima gear shifter for Xtronic CVT

XTRONIC CVT® (Continuously Variable Transmission)

Engineered to satisfy even the most die-hard enthusiast, Maxima’s advanced Xtronic CVT features dynamic step shifting, wider gear ratio coverage and an adaptive shift controller. The result is a more connected, spirited driving experience – all without sacrificing fuel economy. [[440]]

2021 Nissan Maxima drive mode select buttons for normal and sport modes

Drive mode selector

Adrenaline on tap. Put it in Sport and you’ll sharpen throttle response, steering feel and transmission tuning for a pulse-raising ride. The system even pumps a more powerful engine note into the cabin thanks to available Active Sound Enhancement.

2021 Nissan Maxima

Driver-focused suspension and chassis

Maxima’s independent multi-link rear suspension with monotube shocks delivers exhilarating performance and a more comfortable ride. And a lowered stance isn’t just for looks: it gives you the handling and response you’d expect from the 4-Door Sports Car.

2021 Nissan Maxima

Sport Mode power meter

When you’re in Sport Mode, all your essential engine information is displayed in real time.  

Integrated Dynamics Control Module

Raising the confidence bar

Maxima incorporates advanced chassis tech to help you feel calm, composed and connected while you drive.  

Max Performance

Curve your enthusiasm

To give you a G-induced grin, Maxima SR combines 19” gloss-black aluminum-alloy wheels with track-inspired suspension.
So get inside and enjoy the thrill of your favourite road in a purpose-built sports car. [[441]]