2008 Nissan Maxima User Reviews

2008 Nissan Maxima Review Ratings

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Average Ratings from 8 reviews

  • Performance:5 out of 5 stars5 out of 5 stars5 out of 5 stars5 out of 5 stars5 out of 5 stars 5 / 5
  • Appearance:5 out of 5 stars5 out of 5 stars5 out of 5 stars5 out of 5 stars5 out of 5 stars 5 / 5
  • Build Quality:4.9 out of 5 stars4.9 out of 5 stars4.9 out of 5 stars4.9 out of 5 stars4.9 out of 5 stars 4.9 / 5
  • Overall: 5 out of 5 stars5 out of 5 stars5 out of 5 stars5 out of 5 stars5 out of 5 stars 5 / 5

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Katrina writes:
2008 Nissan Maxima SE Review
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5

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Awesome, powerful, good handling, has balls, beautifully designed interior as well as exterior.

Cons

Needs a bit more space and could use less noise from the engine.

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The Maxima — This car is awesome...handles cornering like its nothing. Its got balls too. Its ergonomically designed excellently. The controls are as should be for the driver. Chairs are comfortable but not enough leg room. The trunk is cavernous for cargo carrying. The sound system totally kicks booty on it. Its a great car.

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Robert739 writes:
2008 Nissan Maxima SE Review
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5

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Cons

I haven't found anything yet to gripe about.

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Worth Every Penny — This car is a dream to drive and own. The pick up is amazing and the car feels very solid. Passing is effortless and the ride is silk smooth. The looks is very subjective, either you love it or you don't. It happens that I love it and feel that the design is right on. Interior amenities are endless. W#hat I love is the heated steering wheel, in winter its a finger saver. Interior is wrapped in leather and very opulent. Motor is silku smooth albeit it displays a slight hesitation when you lead foot it. This car is a luxury vehicle and wil perform as such and is very solid on the highway. Particular mention goes to the sound system and the Automatic climate control which will keep the temperature to your absolute liking. In short.... I love my Maxima and would readily buy another one.

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Serge writes:
2008 Nissan Maxima SE Review
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5

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It's a four FWD 350Z!

Cons

Front Wheel Drive

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Fun With A Nissan. — Fun to drive for a front wheel drive car. The engine rewards you when you hit the gas! The 2008 Nissan Maxima is a four door, FWD 350Z! Mods are coming in the next three years! Exhaust, Brake Up grade and more!

Primary Use: Commuting to work

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Mert writes:
2008 Nissan Maxima SE Review
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5

Pros

Quick car with power

Cons

lots of gas, you can only make 30 degree turns

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Amazing — Fast, brakes hold hard or soft depending on how your driving. Handles perfect. a few problems is the motor. after about 50K miles, youll need to let the car warm up because you hear chain rattleing when the oil is on the bottom. you can get one for around $18,000-$22,000

Primary Use: Sport/fun (spirited driving, track racing, off-roading, etc.)

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Diane460 writes:
2008 Nissan Maxima SE Review
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Love This Car! — Love, love, love the car. It's beautiful and sleek. It drives like floating on a cloud. The Maxima is smooth, comfortable and responsive. When I ask for more power it steps up immediately. This is my third Nissan -- second Maxima. It never goes out of style.

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Terry writes:
2008 Nissan Maxima SE Review
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5

Pros

body lines performance transmission(cvt)  color

Cons

none other than black cars show all flaws

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2008 Maxima Se — Just bought this and i sell them! i love this car and its fast as hell while looking damn good. its cheap to own and has a hundred thousand mile bumper to bumper certified warranty! Black on Black its pimp

Primary Use: Family transportation

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Mark writes:
2008 Nissan Maxima SE Review
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5

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performance

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size. its a big car

45

Sweetness — every thing is awsome. quality is great. hardly needs repairs. acceleration is good, braking great, handles well on turns. good gas mileage, maintenace is rare. all around fun car to drive around. fun to race other cars and whoop ass.

Primary Use: Sport/fun (spirited driving, track racing, off-roading, etc.)

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Ryan writes:
2008 Nissan Maxima SL Review
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5

Pros

Everything but CVT

Cons

CVT tranny

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2008 — Performance- Tuned to over 300hp, pretty hard acceleration, car runs with CVT tranny. Build Quality- Good materials used on the interior, had a couple rattles but was gone with some dynamat. Appearance- Really hot Cost- gets about an average of 22.5 mpg Fun to drive

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1982 Nissan Maxima Reviews

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1983 Nissan Maxima Reviews

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1984 Nissan Maxima Reviews

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1985 Nissan Maxima Reviews

The Workhorse By badq45t

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Rocks By Jorge

great first car!!!, awesome trim level and wonderful front drive, always made me feel like a champ! even when car was not running 100% could still hang with cars 10 her junior! Nissan still makes THE ... Read More

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1986 Nissan Maxima Reviews

Not Bad By Sam

Sport performance orientated, equipped with adjustable suspension for different driving conditions, really hugged the road, and hugged it tighter upon acceleration, fuel economywise not quite economic... Read More

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