2000 Nissan Maxima Overview

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2000 Nissan Maxima Overview

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.

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Replacing Ac Compressor For 2000 Maxima

I am getting ready to replace the ac compressor for the first time myself. I need to know how much oil to refill when I replace it, and how much Freon to charge it with when it’s running. I know s...

2000 Nissian Maxima SE

Why would my cars transmission slip and then runs good and then maybe 2 months later it will do it again. The fluid is full.

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Won't Turn Over To Start

I have replaced the starter in my Nissan Maxima and it still won't start it won't turn over it just completely will not start it is reading crankshaft sensor will that keep my car from starting or ...

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Maxima Shuts Off While Driving

105K Miles. While driving on the Freeway the power steering and brakes shut down, which caused an accident. I just had the car tuned up with plugs and injectors