2004 Nissan Maxima User Reviews

2004 Nissan Maxima Review Ratings

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Average Ratings from 27 reviews

  • Performance:4.4 out of 5 stars4.4 out of 5 stars4.4 out of 5 stars4.4 out of 5 stars4.4 out of 5 stars 4.4 / 5
  • Appearance:4.4 out of 5 stars4.4 out of 5 stars4.4 out of 5 stars4.4 out of 5 stars4.4 out of 5 stars 4.4 / 5
  • Build Quality:4.1 out of 5 stars4.1 out of 5 stars4.1 out of 5 stars4.1 out of 5 stars4.1 out of 5 stars 4.1 / 5
  • Overall: 4.1 out of 5 stars4.1 out of 5 stars4.1 out of 5 stars4.1 out of 5 stars4.1 out of 5 stars 4.1 / 5

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PROS
"power" 11 reviews
"ride" 9 reviews
"speed" 7 reviews
"handling" 5 reviews
"comfortable car" 3 reviews
CONS
"fuel economy" 6 reviews
"power" 5 reviews
"radius" 3 reviews
"steering" 3 reviews
"transmission" 2 reviews

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chi2004 writes:
2004 Nissan Maxima SE Review
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4

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Very well maintained

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A few dents

chi2004
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Clean — Car has 153,000 miles, 24 miles per gallon, 3.5 V6 engine, used as daily commute, has a few dents, overall very well maintained and clean, very reliable, maintenance overall is fairly inexpensive. I am now ready for a change and am interested in trading for a 2004-2008 Acura TL. If interested text me a picture of your car and offer me a deal (951) 623-6266

Primary Use: Commuting to work

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Dunaman writes:
2004 Nissan Maxima SE Review
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I love it! Great car!

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Not too good on gas but manageable.

Dunaman
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#chariotoffire# — It's fast, but bad on gas. My car is a spirited bronze car, that looks very sporty. Recently, I made it look even more sporty by changing the grille to a more unconventional sporty grille. I am totally satisfied with my maxima

Primary Use: Commuting to work

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maximabert writes:
2004 Nissan Maxima SL Review
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Fast, comfortable, roomy rear seat

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A new tranny at 88k?  Need I say more?

maximabert
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Not Recomended, Get A Different Year, These Are Nice Cars, But Not The 2004. — This is a fun car to drive, fast, nice features. Why the low scores? At 80,000 I just sunk $3500 for a new transmission, this model year is notorious for bad automatic trannies - BEWARE! Get a different year model of this car.

Primary Use: Family transportation

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mr49er writes:
2004 Nissan Maxima SE Review
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4

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This car handles excellent, and is fast!  So far the reliability is very good no major issues. I bought the car 2 years ago.

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These cars tend to have problems with driver side power window...mine went out last year I had to replace the power window motor. MPG is fair not as good as I intended. The headliner started to fall a bit at the rear.

mr49er
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Fun Car To Drive! — Very fun to drive I would buy another one! smooth ride on the freeway and great handling in the hills, brakes on a dime!!! the acceleration is very good as well....sound system is OK...However gas mileage is not what i expected.

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Scott writes:
2004 Nissan Maxima SL Review
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5

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Speed, styling, interior room

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Fuel economy, broke down on 2 occasions

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It's My Most Prized And Loved Possesion — Pretty fast in a straight line, handling isn't the best. Difficult to drift because its FWD Huge car, lots of interior room Beautiful Takes premium fuel and gets 19 mpg Decent enough to get by in the snow Maintenance isnt too expensive, Japanese cars are pretty cheap to maintain

Primary Use: Commuting to work

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Brittany writes:
2004 Nissan Maxima SE Review
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powerful engine, smooth handling, stylish looks

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turning radius, cheap interior

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Keep Tweaking, Nissan — Ok, so I had my Maxima for 1 year and the only reason I sold it was because the turning radius sucked. Very roomy interior and lots of pep in the engine. The car was powerful, stylish, and fun to drive, but not being able to do a standard u-turn really irritated me. And some interior compartments were cheaply assembled.

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Daniel writes:
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For a 2004. Great power and acceration

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Turning radius sucks

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For Sedan In 2004. Hands Down One Of The Best! — For 2004, it had an innovative design that screamed drive me! The lost concepts was functionality of the trunk and addition of cassette player. Really? That died in the early nineties. The maxima boast great power, which enable a fun and sexy capabilities. Meaning the 6 cylinder had some Getty up on 18 inch tires with a inticing purr from the dual twin pipe exhaust.

Primary Use: Commuting to work

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Lflores72 writes:
2004 Nissan Maxima SE Review
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5

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this car for a vq3.5 v6 is smooth,and very fuel efficient

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is how much i paid to make her new again.

Lflores72
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I Will Never Ever Trade Nissan/infiniti For Another Manufacturer — love the car as a whole leather heated seat,fast,added a few touches a double din kenwood. the only thing i despise is the fwd, and the heat of the engine coming into the cabin in the summer.its a load of fun ,and the color radiant ember is sexy,& the reason why i got her. she has 169k miles,replaced the transmission @ 120k just because,replaced the cv joints last yr, all 4 rotors,2014 i replaced both left,right side axle rods with seals upper n lower ball joints,shocks,struts,all four springs,rear camber original Nismo parts,ngk platinum spark plugs,head gasket seal just in case,valve cover gasket just in case,tension wheel and tensioner,belts,hoses, i my self flushed and replaced the anti freeze,change the oil monthly like clock work use only Mobile high mileage and lucas oil additive,replaced the oil pan seal,i only use mid-high grade gas only,every season change i replace the air cabin filter,and the air filter nismo parts only,...in one yr i've spent approx 5,500 dollars and well worth it. i have traveled from Pennsylvania to Massachusetts,to Kentucky,Atlanta Georgia,South Carolina,Virginia,and back to Massachusetts she has never left me stranded on the side of the road,comfortable,easy access to all buttons easy read console,also you can replace original wheels with any Nissan/infinity wheel package 5x144 bolt pattern. i have 245-45-r18's GoodYears the rims came from an 2012 7th gen Maxima i just painted them black...currently i use the car to go to school 20 min away and home...

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oxxblue1 writes:
2004 Nissan Maxima SL Review
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Nice looking car

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Repair costs

oxxblue1
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Maxima Pimped Out — I've added some aftermarket 20 inch rims to the car, and it looks very nice! Currently has about 215,000. I am looking to sell this car in the near term and get something newer. Probably an American made car. Maybe a Ford Fusion or Taurus

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Cobber10 writes:
2004 Nissan Maxima SL Review
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Handles very nice has a lot of great winter features such as all the seats are heated the steering wheel is heated, and has astro start.

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Only has 4 seats total

Cobber10
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Very Nice And Reliable Car — I like how nice it looks on the inside and outsides, It is very sporty and is somewhat a luxury car. Having astro start in it also made the winters a lot better for me. Pretty good on highway gas millage gets around 30mpg.

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