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MAXIMA INSIDE OUT
Deep inside the 2016 Nissan Maxima

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Published on Tue, Jan 19, 2016

By: The LACar Editorial Staff

2016 Nissan Maxima

2016 Nissan Maxima Platinum Edition

Visually, it’s the floating c-pillar on the new 2016 Nissan Maxima that sets it apart from the existing sport sedan crowd. Viscerally, it’s how the new car behaves that leaves the most lasting impression. LA Car Video Director-Editor Bobby Holland digs deep to find out what makes the new Maxima tick, interviewing its creators, dissecting its inner workings, and driving it the way it should be driven in a thorough road test. A video by Bobby Holland & Right Track Motoring The new 2016 model is better in nearly every way from the prior model, and bests the competition in several areas. Nissan is even reviving its “4-door sports car” tag line to describe the car.

2016 Nissan Maxima

No one can accuse the new Maxima of looking derivative.

SPECIFICATIONS Name of vehicle: 2016 Nissan Maxima Price: $32,410 (base) EPA fuel economy rating: 22 city/30 highway miles per gallon Engine: 3.5 liter DOHC V6 with variable valve timing Horsepower: 300 at 6400 rpm Torque: 261 pound-feet at 4400 rpm

2016 Nissan Maxima

The venerable 300 horsepower 3.5 liter DOHC V6 by Nissan

Transmission: Continuously variable automatic with sequential shift simulation mode Steering: Power assisted, electronic variable ratio rack and pinion Drive configuration: Front-wheel drive Suspension: Four wheel independent with front and rear stabilizer bars Dimensions Length: 192.8 inches Width: 73.2 inches Height: 56.5 inches Curb weight: 3471 pounds To read John Grafman's view of the 2016 Nissan Maxima, click here.

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