2007 Nissan Maxima Overview


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2007 Nissan Maxima Overview

Always marketed as a sportier full-size luxury sedan, the 2007 Nissan Maxima goes through an exterior and interior overhaul in an attempt to win back drivers who flocked to the cheaper Altima or better equipped Toyota Avalon.
Both the SE and more luxurious SL trims of the 2007 Maxima feature the 3.5-liter, 255-hp DOHC V6, but this year it gets a new CVT continously variable transmission with a manual mode, for smoother gear transitions. The CVT is an attempt to get rid of a major torque steer issue that plagued past Maximas. There are also new 17 and 18-inch tire options. The instrument panel gets redesigned gauges and the front seats get more supportive bolsters. On the outside, new fog lights and stretched headlights surround a tweaked grille. A restyled rear bumper is also added. The sports-oriented SE sedan gets a bigger rear spoiler.
The 2007 Maxima comes with plenty of standard features, including front and side curtain airbags, ABS brakes, and traction control. A SkyView sunroof that runs the length of the cabin is also standard. New for 2007 is remote start. The SL comes with heated leather seats as well as wood trim and a new power seat capability for the passenger. Some added options this year include an MP3 player and rear parking sensor. An Elite Package adds heated rear seats and a center console that runs from front to back.
The spaciousness of the large 2007 Maxima sedan has always been a high point for owners. The new interior, though not particularly fancy, has been nicely updated. Most drivers applaud the CVT for its smooth, barely perceptible shift behavior. Drawbacks include a wide turn ratio, surprisingly poor gas mileage, and quirky handling that some feel is still a result of bad torque steer.


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    Remote Lock

    I have a 2007 Nissan Maxima and when I try to use my remote it will open but the locks right away again without pressing the remove button what would be causing this to happen

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    Resetting Commputer On A 2007 Maxmia

    tire sencers are all good but the light wont go off

    9 views with 2 answers (last answer about a month ago)

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    Car Alarm

    My car battery died after charging the battery the alarm went off. I disconnected the battery again and reconnected. Now it is making a chirping sound while driving

    5 views with 1 answer (last answer 2 months ago)

    What Makes A Car Loss Power

    Driving my 2007 Nissan Maxima today and then stopped some where to eat and my car lost power no lights or power windows or seats or anything

    23 views with 1 answer (last answer 7 months ago)