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2021 Nissan Maxima
Platinum FWD
MSRP
$42,320
Invoice
$39,497
Average Price Paid
$42,090
172 listings nationwide

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2.5 S
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Platinum FWD
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2021 Nissan Maxima
Platinum FWD
Stephen Edelstein Test Drive Review:

The 2021 Nissan Maxima celebrates 40 years on sale, making it one of the oldest Japanese automotive nameplates in continuous use. While it’s impressive for any model to survive four de...

2013 Nissan Altima Coupe
2.5 S
Patricia Mayo Preview:

The totally redesigned Nissan Altima Coupe debuts with improved fuel economy and overall quality for 2013, with a keen focus on improving the car's appeal to a more upscale market. Alt...

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  • Look and Feel 8
  • Performance 7
  • Form & Function 6
  • Technology 6
  • Safety 9
  • Cost-Effectiveness 8
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Specs

2021 Nissan Maxima
Platinum FWD
2013 Nissan Altima Coupe
2.5 S
Powertrain 7-Speed CVT Continuously Variable Transmission
Drivetrain
FWD
FWD
Fuel Economy, City
20 MPG
23 MPG
Fuel Economy, Highway
30 MPG
32 MPG
Fuel Tank Volume 18 gal 20 gal
Engine
Fuel Type
Gasoline
Gasoline
Power
300 hp @ 6,400 RPM
175 hp @ 5,600 RPM
Torque
261 lb-ft @ 4,400 RPM
180 lb-ft @ 3,900 RPM
Cylinders
6 cylinders
4 cylinders
Compression Ratio
10.6:1
9.6:1
Displacement
3,500 cc
2,500 cc
Bore x Stroke
3.76 in x 3.2 in
3.5 in x 3.94 in
Safety
ABS Brakes Standard Standard
Driver Airbag Standard Standard
Passenger Airbag Standard Standard
Front Side Airbags Standard Standard
Rear Side Airbags Standard --
Curtain Airbags Standard Standard
NHTSA Crash Test Results
Overall 5 stars --
Front Crash Overall 5 stars --
Front Crash Driver 5 stars --
Front Crash Passenger 5 stars --
Side Crash Overall 5 stars --
Side Barrier Driver 5 stars --
Side Barrier Passenger 5 stars --
Side Pole Driver 5 stars --
Rollover 5 stars --
Comfort and Convenience
Sunroof/Moonroof Standard --
Air Conditioning Standard Standard
CD Player Standard Standard
Radio Standard Standard
Power Windows Standard Standard
Power Door Locks Standard Standard
Driver Power Seats Standard --
Passenger Power Seats Standard Standard
Interior
Maximum Seating 5 seats 5 seats
Front Legroom 45 in 42.5 in
Back Legroom 34.2 in 34.4 in
Payload and Towing
Cargo Volume 14.3 cu ft 8.2 cu ft
Maximum Payload 949 lbs 1,171 lbs
Exterior
Length 192.8 in 180.9 in
Width 73.2 in 70.7 in
Height 56.5 in 55.9 in
Wheelbase 109.3 in 105.3 in

Available Options

2021 Nissan Maxima
Platinum FWD

Exterior Colors

  • Brilliant Silver Metallic
  • Carnelian Red Tintcoat
  • Deep Blue Pearl
  • Gun Metallic
  • Pearl White Tricoat
  • Ruby Slate Gray Pearl W/Black Roof
  • Sunset Drift Chromaflair
  • Super Black
  • [E10-1] Premium Paint - Pearl White
  • [E10-2] Premium Paint - Carnelian Red

Option Packages

  • [K01] 40TH Anniversary Package
2013 Nissan Altima Coupe
2.5 S

Exterior Colors

  • Brilliant
  • Cayenne Red Metallic
  • Crimson Black Metallic
  • Metallic Slate
  • Navy Blue Metallic
  • Pearl White
  • Super Black

Option Packages

  • [K01] Convenience PKG
  • [P01] Premium PKG
  • [U01] Technology PKG
  • [X01] Leather PKG

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