1998 Nissan Maxima User Reviews

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    1998 Nissan Maxima SEReview

    98 Maxima Se : Mildly Modded — LED tails, clear markers, LEDs everywhere, 35/20 tint, greddy sp2 exhaust coming soon

    Pros: runs good, low mileage, award-winning vq engine

    Cons: brakes a little "off", struts/shocks need replacing

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    Rock Solid And Running Fine After 16 Years — Love the handling, body is still tight with only a couple of tiny, occasional rattles, doesn't have any squeaks. Easy car to work on for the most part, and any maintenance you'd do is easy to look up on the internet; lots and lots of YouTube videos showing you exactly how to fix just about anything. At 157K miles, shooting for 200K and am totally confident it'll get there. In the last year, have had to do several repairs (axle, mass air flow sensor, EGR valve, master cylinder, muffler), but that's the first significant work in the 12 years we've owned it. Just took it for 1,000 mile road trip and, as expected, ran beautifully and got 28-30 MPG on the interstate. Super old car.

    Pros: Great handling, really reliable, lots of used parts available, low maintenance, comfy seats, good highway mileage, lots of pickup, great brakes. Unlike newer cars, window sills are low and has a very airy feeling, especially with the sunroof wide open (it is the 4 Door Sports car, according to Nissan). Sunroof still works great, doesn't leak a drop. Easy to "tweak" and turn into a bit of a great handling fun car/toy; friend has one that does well over 150 MPH after motor and suspension add-ons.

    Cons: Shifter button can become non-responsive (easy fix), in town mileage so-so, best performance requires premium (but runs great on regular). Ours does not have ABS, but does have front air bags. Spoiler (SE model only) can be a bit fragile, but epoxy fixes it. A/C works fine but takes a bit of time to get cranking; heater is fine.

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    1998 Nissan Maxima GXEReview

    Not Bad For A Grocery Getter — Good but can always be betta. Recently converted to a 5 speed. Coil overs, Cold Air Intake, headers, slotted rotors, and exhaust make it more fun to drive. Need to work on appearance now. Possibly HIDs, and fogs would dress it up very nice. Very pleased with the performance after the mods

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

    Pros: the cornering with the coil overs

    Cons: heat bogging with the intake when hot and humid

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    Reviews From Other Years

    2014 Nissan Maxima Reviews

    Awesome Car. By Kiki1025

    I love the 2014 Nissan Maxima. Everything about it is great. I am single, but I would keep this car until I started a family. It has speed but also great space for everyone in the car to fit comfortab... Read More

    Really Like My Car By palomo

    nothing i really like my card how it drives and i also loved the price on it. runs really smooth doesnt waste much gas even though is a V6. maintenance is very affordable. i really like how spacious i... Read More

    2012 Nissan Maxima Reviews

    Works By 4x4tricks

    I like the car but have some desires that haven't been met. This particular model holds 130mph for long distances with no problem (rarely drive this way but had to see). For some reason, I have never ... Read More

    Sexy By WarrenTAutos

    This car is one of the best affordable sedans. Very fast and handles like a sports car. the pick up is insane. The interior is very welcoming and the exterior is sleek with a unique design. I recomme... Read More

    2011 Nissan Maxima Reviews

    4-door Sports Car By marcusrose350

    Most like the stylish body shape, panoramic sunroof, ample head & leg room, great sound system, quick speed acceleration, USB connection, Bluetooth capability, heated seats & steering wheel. Most disl... Read More

    Sporting Luxury By Dora

    I loved the combination of the luxurious interior, with the sunroof, leather, heated seats, great sound system, all married with the sporty performance. These features, combined with the affordabilit... Read More

    2010 Nissan Maxima Reviews

    Great Car And Options For The Price (especially Used). Would Be Another For Sure. By CPR323

    Car has been great to own through 85k miles. Very minimal repairs or maintenance. Interior options and upgrades are way ahead of comparable vehicles. Handling and suspension could be improved. Exterio... Read More

    I Love It, Very Nice Family Car But Still Looks Very Sporty! By wmaree

    I love all the technology, The usb hok ups for my phone so I can play music. blue tooth has spoiled me, hand free, voice command. It is all so easy to use and you really get use to having so much info... Read More

    2009 Nissan Maxima Reviews

    Great Dependable Car By kerilynn

    I love the room this car has to offer and the dependability of knowing it is safe to drive me and my family around in. It looks and drives just like an expensive luxury car. Clean interior and exterio... Read More

    Awesome Car With Little Regret By eupho55

    Just a great car. The Maxima has masculine styling with an engine to back it up. Great car! We love the ability to get up to insterstate speeds quickly and without hesitation from the tranny. The C... Read More

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