I think it's time for a new car for me. I have driven a Nissan Altima 2001, 4 cylinder. The car I am looking at is a Nissan (my Nissan has been very good to me), a Nissan Maxima Platinum 2016. A couple people in my family tell me I will incur many repair bills, because I generally just drive around town, maybe a small trip once a year or so. My mechanic said not to worry about it because later model Nissans are more user friendly, and I will have no more repairs than normal. Any advice on this? I looked at the 2016 Altima, but it really looks pretty much like the one I have now... and I love all the luxury and bells and whistles of the Maxima. Any ideas on this? I don't want to have to pay a fortune on repairs.... thank you.

Asked by Jul 21, 2015 at 10:42 PM about the 2016 Nissan Maxima Platinum

Question type: Maintenance & Repair

2 Answers

237,115

Consider the new car will have a warranty for a couple years, so no $$$ on repairs.

1 of 1 people found this helpful.
965

Anyone who tells you you'll have repair bills is living in la-la land! These are NISSAN, not sub-par vehicles produced in a place you cannot pronounce. The Maxima is built in Smyrna Tennessee. The factory warranty which covers everything is 36 month or 36,000 miles. The Engine and Tranny are coverage for 5 years or 60,000 miles - so what would you possibly be paying for? The 2016 Altima is not out yet, where did you see one? Did you mean 2016 Maxima? I drive Nissan's and don't have repair bills, other than periodic maintanence.

1 of 1 people found this helpful.

Your Answer

Add photo

Related Questions

Search Nissan Maxima Questions

Nissan Maxima Experts

#1 rtriel
rtriel
Reputation 570
#2 Tom Demyan
Tom Demyan
Reputation 540
#3 Cocohuate
Cocohuate
Reputation 410
View All

Related Models For Sale

Used Nissan Altima
1,009 Great Deals out of 81,096 listings starting at $1,200
Used Honda Accord
803 Great Deals out of 84,448 listings starting at $988
Used Dodge Charger
397 Great Deals out of 28,096 listings starting at $1,988
Used Toyota Camry
1,006 Great Deals out of 90,532 listings starting at $650
Used Chevrolet Impala
578 Great Deals out of 31,559 listings starting at $799
Used Honda Civic
634 Great Deals out of 88,620 listings starting at $995
Used Chevrolet Camaro
219 Great Deals out of 30,798 listings starting at $1,217
Used Ford Mustang
456 Great Deals out of 45,641 listings starting at $1,999
Used Chevrolet Malibu
909 Great Deals out of 79,545 listings starting at $1,500
Used BMW 3 Series
978 Great Deals out of 31,676 listings starting at $1,000
Used Kia Optima
462 Great Deals out of 29,899 listings starting at $1,995
Used Dodge Challenger
169 Great Deals out of 24,123 listings starting at $8,500
Used Hyundai Sonata
738 Great Deals out of 50,703 listings starting at $1,400

Used Cars For Sale

2017 Nissan Maxima Platinum For Sale
3 Great Deals out of 3,473 listings starting at $29,928
2016 Nissan Maxima Platinum For Sale
6 Great Deals out of 338 listings starting at $23,785

Content submitted by Users is not endorsed by CarGurus, does not express the opinions of CarGurus, and should not be considered reviewed, screened, or approved by CarGurus. Please refer to CarGurus Terms of Use.