With a 3.5-litre V6 engine producing 7.9 L/100 km on the highway, Maxima is thrilling yet practical. [[1909]]

    Maxima’s Xtronic CVT transmission combines incredible smoothness with uncompromising fuel efficiency. [[1909]]

    Experience Maxima with attitude. Choose SR for track-inspired suspension and 19-inch Gloss Black alloy wheels.

Engine and Transmission

300 hp on a mission

2023 Nissan Maxima with V6 engine driving fast through the city at night.

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.

2023 Nissan Maxima gear shifter for Xtronic transmission.

Xtronic CVT® (Continuously Variable Transmission)

Engineered to satisfy even the most die-hard enthusiasts, 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. [[1909]]

2023 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.

2023 Nissan Maxima gauge screen showing sport power mode meter.

Sport Mode

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

U.S. instrumentation shown

2023 Nissan Maxima front wheel to illustrate monotube shock suspension.

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.

Integrated Dynamics Control Module

Raising the confidence bar

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

Wheels and Suspension

Curve your enthusiasm

To give you a G-induced grin, Maxima SR combines 19-inch Gloss Black alloy wheels with track-inspired suspension. So get inside and enjoy the thrill of your favourite road in a purpose-built sports car.

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