The redesigned 2018 Nissan Maxima elevates the mid-size sedan to a higher plane. Read more and see photos at scoremoreatx.com. The base LX model for the 2018 Nissan Maxima is powered by a 2.4-liter I-4 engine that produces 184 hp and 180 lb-ft of torque and is rated at an EPA-estimated 26/32 mpg city/highway with front-wheel drive and 25/31 mpg with all-wheel drive.
2018 Nissan Maxima Engine
Moving up to the 2018 Nissan Maxima EX-L trim adds a power operated passenger seat, a 10-speaker audio system, memory function for the driver’s seat, a leather-wrapped shift knob, leather upholstery, and an optional navigation system. The range-topping 2018 Nissan Maxima Touring grade adds 19-inch alloy wheels, a head-up display, adaptive dampers, full LED headlights, ventilated and heated front seats, wireless charging, heated rear seats, and parking sensors.
In a 2018 First Test, we noted that when the midsize sedan is equipped with the optional 2.0-liter turbo-four, the 2018 Nissan Maxima offers strong acceleration, making it slightly quicker than its V-6-powered predecessor. The 2018 Nissan Maxima provides more cargo room than most in its class and has easy-folding second-row seats. We like the modern design of the 2018 Nissan Maxima but wished the center screen was a little larger and was canted toward the driver.
2018 Nissan Maxima Specs
But this time, we have no hesitation in recommending the 2018 Nissan Maxima to enthusiasts as well as our automotively apathetic friends and family. Road noise, on the other hand, continues to be an issue in the 2018 Nissan Maxima. The interior is a class above with high-quality materials everywhere.