2021 Nissan Maxima

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  • Overview

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    Full-size sedans continue to be a very popular choice because they meet the demands of many different lifestyles. Whether you're commuting to work, packing the family in, or just driving around town, a large car like the 2021 Nissan Maxima works perfectly. People are drawn to sedans for their size, ease-of-use, and premium features, all without a luxury price. The Nissan Maxima checks all the boxes for what a large sedan should accomplish and has left its mark each model year. The 2021 Nissan Maxima will exceed all your expectations and aims to redefine what a large sedan can accomplish.

    The award-winning Nissan Maxima has a consistent track record of being a top-quality sedan for decades. Now it's celebrating 40 years of that high performance with an all-new 2021 Nissan Maxima, which features a special 40th Anniversary Edition. That's not all that's new on this 2021 Maxima. Enhanced interior and revved up performance and capability, packed with convenient and premium technology make the 2021 Nissan Maxima a favorite among large cars. There's a lot to say about this new Maxima, and we're sure you'll love it as much as we do.


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  • Interior

    The black and red interior of a 2021 Nissan Maxima is shown.


    Stepping inside the 2021 Nissan Maxima is like stepping into a premium oasis. There is maximum comfort for every passenger and convenience features that make each drive effortless. It starts when you sit in the driver's seat. The unique Nissan Zero Gravity front seats provide extra comfort and positioning that can help keep you focused and relaxed. The center console is tilted ever so slightly, seven degrees to be exact, toward the driver, giving the driver a focused view on the necessary controls and the 8-inch touchscreen. Both the front driver and passenger seats have available heated and cooled seat options, plus a heated steering wheel.

    Rear Seat Luxury

    The comfort and convenience continue into the rear seats. Rear passengers can also enjoy heated seats in the 40th Anniversary Edition model of the 2021 Nissan Maxima, and there's even an option for a rear power sunshade. No matter where you sit, you can still enjoy the benefits of leather-appointed seats and premium finishes throughout the interior, plus standard rear vents and dual-zone automatic temperature control in the front seats. Nissan aimed to give a feeling of luxury inside the 2021 Maxima, and they achieved it with no detail left unfinished.

    Celebrate the Maxima's 40th

    It's worth noting the elegance and luxurious interior included on the 2021 Nissan Maxima 40th Anniversary Edition. Much of what makes this special edition stand out is what's on the inside. Red semi-aniline leather-appointed seating embossed with the 40th Anniversary badge and red contrast stitching give this Maxima a custom vibe. Dark chrome accents and white speedometer and tachometer faces complete the interior and make every drive feel extra special and exhilarating.

    Modern Features

    Extra convenience features that help you in your daily life include the available memory system, intelligent climate control, and remote start. The memory system is ideal if you share your 2021 Maxima with another driver because you can save settings like the driver seat height and length, steering wheel, and outside mirrors. The available remote start and intelligent climate control allow you to start your Maxima using the key fob, and the system automatically warms or cools the car based on the outside temperature. You can even take advantage of the available rear door alert that notifies you to check your back seats for items before leaving the Maxima. These seemingly simple details can go a long way in making your daily life habits run smoother. We all have somewhere to go and need to get there quickly, and the 2021 Nissan Maxima's interior features make it a seamless transition.

  • Performance

    A red 2021 Nissan Maxima is shown from the front driving on a city highway at night.


    The 2021 Nissan Maxima is a large sedan with high performance. As you whip through the streets, you'll feel like you're driving a sports car with its powerful engine, but you still enjoy the convenient benefits of a sedan. The 2021 Maxima features a 3.5L V6 engine with 300 hp. If good fuel economy is more your thing, the 2021 Nissan Maxima has that too. Even with a powerful engine, the Maxima boasts 30 MPG on the highway, maintaining the fuel efficiency the Maxima has been known for in previous models.

    Every engine needs a transmission that's a perfect complement, and the 2021 Nissan Maxima delivers. The Xtronic transmission is built for high performance while still giving a smooth ride and promoting great fuel efficiency. This is all achieved with the Xtronic adaptive shift control, wide ratio range, and high-powered step shifting. Translation, you get a smooth, steady drive with all the energy you expect from a sports-performance sedan.

    A 4-Door Sports Car…

    If you need even more punch in your 2021 Nissan Maxima, you can engage Sports Mode thanks to the Drive Mode Selector. This mode gives you an enhanced performance by adjusting the engine throttle, steering feel, and transmission tuning. You even get a display of all the engine components you need to know while driving in Sports Mode. While the Drive Mode Selector is available on each 2021 Nissan Maxima trim, there's a special trim designed for the ultimate sports car fanatic.

    The Maxima SR is designed inside and out to give drivers the satisfaction of the power of a sports car with the practicality the Maxima provides. It all starts with the track-inspired suspension and 19-inch alloy wheels that help you navigate those open roads nimbly. There are even large column-mounted paddle shifters, giving you what you need at your fingertips for a performance drive.

    …With a Comfortable Ride

    All of this performance doesn't sacrifice comfort and stability, though. The 2021 Nissan Maxima is equipped with a standard Integrated Dynamics-Control Module that keeps your ride smooth and comfortable with advanced chassis technology. This includes a smoother deceleration and stop, intelligent brake assist when hugging curves, and automatic Active Ride Control to smooth out a bumpy ride. The 2021 Nissan Maxima combines the best of both worlds, high performance that's exhilarating, with a smooth and confident drive that you expect every day.

  • Technology

    The rear of a white 2021 Nissan Maxima is shown with simulated safety dots around it.

    In today's vehicles, the expectation is high for top technology. The 2021 Nissan Maxima exceeds expectations and keeps you connected with convenient and premium technology throughout the car. It all starts with the 8-inch color touchscreen standard in the 2021 Maxima. This houses the navigation and infotainment systems, plus connectivity to your compatible phone through Apple CarPlay and Android Auto. Many of these options can even be accessed without taking your eyes off the road or your hands off the wheel.

    Another bit of technology that helps the driver stay focused and informed on the road is Nissan's Advanced Drive-Assist Display, a 7-inch color display right in your instrument cluster. You'll receive safety notifications, directions, what song is currently playing, and even notifications to take a break if it senses your driving habits are changing. All of your vehicle's most important information is there so that you spend less time distracted and looking away.

    Navigation Ready - Inside and Out

    The available navigation system inside the 2021 Nissan Maxima is designed to make your life easier as you try to drive the best route to your destination. Using your compatible smartphone, your directions move onto the Maxima's touchscreen for more ease of use. Going a step further is the available companion app that can give you walking directions to and from your Maxima. This system is ideal for those who use a Maxima for city life and utilize street parking or parking garages frequently.

    Maximum Connectivity

    While the Maxima comes equipped with its own technology and ways to sync your device with its system, there's still a need for passengers to use their devices, and the 2021 Maxima has you covered. This Maxima comes with an available WiFi hotspot that can connect up to seven devices, meaning everyone can stay entertained and connected throughout the drive. If everyone is trading song choices, use the WiFi hotspot to quickly search and then blast it on the premium Bose audio system. This 11-speaker system uses innovative technology to produce the best surround sound possible. You will instantly become the cool car to ride in with all of this technology.

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