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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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Car Shutting Off

my car will shutt off randomly while driving or even at an idle. once it has stalled it is hard to get it running again, like it isnt getting any fuel. then my battery keeps getting drained.. is it...

2000 Nissan Maxima Turns Over But Won't Start

I bought a 2000 Nissan Maxima GLE from a lot about 3 months ago Google I'm fine then one day I was making a turn it just died and would not start no more buy new fuel pump new fuel relay I have ...

Car Won't Start

I have a 2000 Nissan Maxima GLE for some reason when I turn the key all I hear is the clicking sound but the car won't start that just started happening what can be the problem

Why Won't My Car Start?

have a 2000 Maxima. My car was running when the wires from the ignition coil connector (I think) touched and sparked. My car died and hasn't started back since. It turns over but it's not firing. ...