Overview (Final Score: A)

The 2018 Nissan Maxima is unusual in the segment in that it competes on both the standard, workaday level of mid-priced sedans and on the more premium level of upper-crust sedans. The Maxima is also larger than a midsize sedan, but not quite as large as a full-sized offering.

Chief among the Maxima’s many strengths are its upscale looks, sporty appeal, and versatility as a sedan. There aren’t a lot of changes for the 2018 model year, but Nissan did add a new SR Midnight Edition with blackout styling looks, and the forward collision warning and automatic emergency braking that became standard mid-year in 2017 carries forward as standard for 2018 as well.

The 2018 Maxima is more upscale and sporty than most sedans in its segment. This five-seat, nearly full-sized sedan is sold in five trim levels, from the base S to the top-level Platinum.

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18_nis_maxima_002What We Love About the 2018 Nissan Maxima:

  • Beautiful exterior at every angle
  • On-road presence is excellent, especially in the sport-tuned model
  • Upscale interior with wonderful design qualities

18_nis_maxima_032What We Don’t Love About the 2018 Nissan Maxima:

  • Some roominess concerns for larger drivers
  • Engine output can be weak in some situations
  • Can be expensive compared to some rivals

18_nis_maxima_034Get more expert advice now in the 2018 Nissan Maxima’s FULL REVIEW with tips on its exterior, technology, safety, reliability, pricing and more.

 

 

 

 

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