2000 Nissan Maxima Overview

Maxima

Looking for a Used Maxima in your area?

CarGurus has 20,649 nationwide Maxima listings starting at $1,500.

ZIP:

Not sure what you want?

Find the models that are right for you using the CarGurus Car Finder.

Zip:

Trims

GLE
139 national listings
Avg. Price: $4,659
GXE
Avg. Price: $4,470
SE
Avg. Price: $4,328

Nissan Maxima Experts

#1 rtriel
rtriel
Reputation 260
#2 Tom Demyan
Tom Demyan
Reputation 240
#3 Cocohuate
Cocohuate
Reputation 170
View All

Average User Score

4.35 stars

Based on 43 reviews

2000 Maxima Se Review by Garrett
 — I love this car! It's the perfect balance between performance and luxury at an affordable cost. Although mine was purchased at about 75k miles, it was in great condition. The car handles great and has... Read More
Nice And Reliable Car For High-way Travel And Family Use by throb
 — In general it is a good car to have 1. Mechanically reliable, good engine, good transmission, recently changed tires, never gave me a problem on highway. 2. V6 engine is fast to accelerate on a short... Read More
A Family Sedan With 222hp! Very Roomy! Sits 5 Confortably by Crash95
 — Handles great in all types of weather, threw rain threw snow it just goes! It has more then enough ponys to push u and the family around! pretty fast for a family sedan, it does 0-60 in 7.0 seconds!!!... Read More

2000 Nissan Maxima Overview

Overall User Score

4.3 out of 5 stars4.3 out of 5 stars4.3 out of 5 stars4.3 out of 5 stars4.3 out of 5 stars4.35

Based on 43 reviews

2000 Nissan Maxima

Nissan's personal mid-size luxury car that promises a sporty performance, the 2000 Maxima emerges this year fully redesigned in an effort to stay competitive with the Accord and Camry.  One way it does this is by increasing its length and adding two inches to the wheelbase.  The 108 inches expands interior leg and shoulder room, make it more spacious and with a bigger trunk (15.1 cubic inches) than its closest rivals.  The 3.0-liter V6 engine also gets a 32-hp boost up to 222-hp, again beating out the ratings of the Camry and Accord.

The 2000 Nissan Maxima comes in base GXE, sporty SE, and luxury GLE trims.  A 5-speed manual is standard on all but the GLE, where you'll find a 4-speed automatic.  The auto tran is optional on the SE and GXE.  A retuned sports suspension is stiffer for better handling and less shudder, and the performance tires (ranging from 15 to 17-inch) improve road grip.  ABS brakes and dual front airbags are standard across the line, with side airbags now available as an option.  Traction control is also offered as an extra with the auto tran.  A new grille, lights, and body shape offers a sporty, aerodynamic look overall.  

Even the base GXE is well equipped with power features, but the GLE adds leather seats, automatic climate control, wood accents, and power driver's seat.  The sports-oriented SE carries a rear spoiler, 5-spoke alloy wheels, foglights, and black trim on the grille.  Heated seats and a sunroof are available on all models.  Owners seemed to like the new style of the 2000 Maxima, and say the ride is smoother and quieter, thanks to new sound insulation.  The extra engine power is noticeable, especially with acceleration, and the interior is roomy and comfortable, though the backseat is a bit cramped.  Peeling paint is a minor problem, but the 2000 Maxima had frequent problems with the ignition coils and oxygen sensors.

Updated

What's your take on the 2000 Nissan Maxima?

People researching a 2000 Nissan Maxima contacted a dealer about

2000 Nissan Maxima GLE picture, exterior
Nissan Maxima
30% of the time
Nissan Altima
11% of the time
Honda Accord
7% of the time
Honda Civic
5% of the time
Maxima
Looking for a Used Maxima in your area?
CarGurus has 20,649 nationwide Maxima listings starting at $1,500.
ZIP:

Nissan Maxima Questions

gerrardc
0

Out Side Temp Control Is Saying -;22 Degrees

i change the temp control switch on the out side o f car by radiator and after a couple of days IT WAS WORKING CORRECT BUT it switch back to saying -22 degrees so the compressor is not coming on he...

4 views with no answers yet
enojon64
0

My 2000 Nissan Maxima Doesn't Start It Cranks Tho, I Been Told That The Ign...

It cranks but don't start, I been told that the Ignition switch has to be re programed, is there any way I can do it my self that you can tell me how to do it?

22 views with 2 answers (last answer 6 days ago)
nadvez
0

All The Meters On The Dash Stop Working On Nissan Maxima 2000 Se

I recently bought a Nissan Maxima SE from craigslist and i was told it had CV and Speed o meter sensor problem. so i had cv and other minor issues fixed later i noticed that my dash on the car has p...

23 views with no answers yet
trev805
0

I Have 2000 Nissan Maxima And It Shuts Off While Driving And Wont Start Bac...

i have 2000 nissan maxima and it shuts off while driving and wont start back till it cools down, there is no check engine light on and the gauge does not show that it is over heating

73 views with no answers yet
faugusta427
0

Will Disc. The Battery On My 2000 Maxima Stop The Alarm?

The alarm flashs the front parking lights to indicate the Alarm is now on. [alarmed[. Now, the alarm goes off if you open the doors or press the hand held fob. Will a power reset? Fred 617-584-2022

10 views with no answers yet