Sign in | Register | My account |

2005 Nissan Maxima Overview

Maxima

Looking for a Used Maxima in your area?

CarGurus has 18,231 nationwide Maxima listings starting at $1,199.

ZIP:

Find the Right Car Model for You

Not sure where to start? Find the models that are right for you using the CarGurus Car Finder.

Zip:

Trims

SE
Avg. Price: $9,031
SL
Avg. Price: $9,314

Nissan Maxima Experts

#1 Tom Demyan
Tom Demyan
Reputation 230
#2 rtriel
rtriel
Reputation 220
#3 Cocohuate
Cocohuate
Reputation 140
View All

Average User Score

4.75 stars

Based on 9 reviews

It Is Very Fast And It Looks Great At The Same Time( Inside And Outside) by Bebop'd
 — my car's interior is black it's exterior is gray it has a navigation system i chose it becuz it is my favorite car and i didn't just want to get somebody's car off of the internet, i've had it since 2... Read More
I Own One, Plan To Own Many More Nissans, Prolly With This Engine 350z, G35 Etc by Bj
 — fast, nissan badge, reliable lots of standard features kick ass sound system from the factory lots of punch, great exhaust note easy to mod, widely available parts lots of interior room, back seat, t... Read More
Very Nice And Gas Is Great On It by Bryan
 — Performance - acceleration, braking, handling is great on it Cost of Ownership - gas mileage, maintenance is not as expensive as i thought Fun Factor - is fast when u want it to go fast but can be che... Read More

2005 Nissan Maxima Overview

Overall User Score

4.7 out of 5 stars4.7 out of 5 stars4.7 out of 5 stars4.7 out of 5 stars4.7 out of 5 stars4.75

Based on 9 reviews

2005 Nissan Maxima

The premium 2005 Nissan Maxima is a luxury mid-size sedan that offers lots of roomy, plenty of comfort, and a good deal of satisfying performance.  The 2005 Maxima comes in sporty SE and high-end SL trims, each with a 3.5-liter, 265-hp V6 engine.  A 6-speed manual or 5-speed automatic transmission are available.  
The roomy sedan easily fits four, with good legroom front and back.  The standard SkyView glass panel that stretches the length of the cabin makes it feel much bigger and airier in side.  A traditional power sunroof is optional, as the SkyView does not open.  New in the 2005 Maxima is improved traction control, new chrome trim for the inside, and auto-dimming exterior mirrors.  An Advanced Airbag System for the front seat is also new.  Satellite radio is added to the options list this year.  
The sporty SE trim comes with large 18-inch wheels, a sports suspension, and power windows and locks.  The SL ups the luxury quotient with heated leather seats, power seats, wood trim, and Xenon headlights.  Optional heated rear bucket seats are available in both trims, maximizing passenger comfort.
Good engine power and a fast ride are compliments the 2005 Maxima receives from owners.  Lots of room and comfortable seats add to the overall experience.  Drivers also like the handling and solid feel on the road.  The most notable complaint was about heavy torque steer and the Maxima's wide turning radius.

Updated

What's your take on the 2005 Nissan Maxima?

People researching a 2005 Nissan Maxima contacted a dealer about

2005 Nissan Maxima SE picture, exterior
Nissan Maxima
43% of the time
Nissan Altima
17% of the time
Honda Accord
8% of the time
Toyota Camry
5% of the time
Maxima
Looking for a Used Maxima in your area?
CarGurus has 18,231 nationwide Maxima listings starting at $1,199.
ZIP:

Nissan Maxima Questions

Gizmo213
0

Squeezy Noise Everytime I Turn My Wheels

Front tie rod ends replacement

1 view with 1 answer (last answer 3 days ago)
jimijobo
145

I Have A 2005 Nissan Maxima Se. When The A/c Is Off, The Car Makes A Loud ...

This problem began this morning when I went to work, and I thought a belt bearing was failing. But the noise does not increase in frequency or decibels when rpm is increased, so that made me think a/...

55 views with 3 answers (last answer 3 months ago)
Iesha Galbreath
0

How Far Is Y'all And Do Y'all Do Check Credit

36 views with 3 answers (last answer 7 months ago)
Alexiajb46
0

Have A Problem With A 2005 Nissan Maxima Se. Starting Turning Off When Pre...

see above

97 views with 1 answer (last answer 11 months ago)
Package
0

After Reveing Up The Engine In Idle, There Is Leftover Sound Like Free Whee...

Please see the questions, what to know what that sound could be. Just started noticing that while driving, a humming noise continues.

42 views with 2 answers (last answer about a year ago)