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Nissan Maxima 3.5L?

Discussion in 'General Automotive' started by Tacomanator, Oct 30, 2011.

  1. Oct 30, 2011 at 6:28 PM
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    Tacomanator

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    Good cars? What do you guys think?

    [​IMG]

    My dad is thinking about buying one. His co-worker just bought and my he really likes it.
     
  2. Oct 30, 2011 at 6:31 PM
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    memario1214

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    Only driven one a couple times but I would say yes, for a "family" car that is still fun to drive, the Maxima is a very good car.
     
  3. Oct 30, 2011 at 6:31 PM
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    I had one years ago. Comfy, quick, and decent mpg. SInce the one I had, I have only owned Hondas, as they are more reliable. My Nissan had Valve cover issues, fuel injector issues, and other little things.
     
  4. Oct 30, 2011 at 6:34 PM
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    Yeah, it's gonna be a family car. I was suprised when he told me he wanted one because i've always thought of them as a young persons car. Can't really picture my parents (in their 60's) driving one lol
     
  5. Oct 30, 2011 at 6:35 PM
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    I've been telling to look into the new Accords, also, but he seems really set on the Nissan.
     
  6. Oct 30, 2011 at 6:37 PM
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    Our new Accord handles GREAT! And yesterday, we took a little trip, most of the way about 80 mph (sometimes 85), and got 33 mpg! And the Accordds have Rear AC :)
     
  7. Oct 30, 2011 at 6:44 PM
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    Nice!
    Exactly. He seems pretty set on it. Like how I was when I got my Tacoma.
     
  8. Oct 30, 2011 at 6:45 PM
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    I like them but they are expensive. We have an Accord but imo that doesn't compare to the Maxima, the Altima is more in the class and price range. So dollar for dollar I love our Accord.
     
  9. Oct 30, 2011 at 6:50 PM
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    They are pretty sexy. They're a little GTR-like in the front.
     
  10. Oct 30, 2011 at 6:52 PM
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    I like them. Solid VQ motor. Don't really have any experience with them though. My neighbor has one.
     
  12. Oct 30, 2011 at 7:15 PM
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    I'm really diggin the white ones
    [​IMG]
     
  13. Oct 31, 2011 at 6:15 AM
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    I like the exterior looks alot, but I have read that the interior makes Inifiniti redundant.
     
  14. Oct 31, 2011 at 1:22 PM
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    I have heard of CVT trans issues.

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  15. Oct 31, 2011 at 1:24 PM
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    really?

    I sell Nissan, I've never had one come back with issues...

    OP. The maxima is a sweet car, white with the black roof looks very nice.

    They also have plenty of power, and drive really nice!
     
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    With my last job I did a ton of traveling. I had a rental car allownace of $ 75-100.00 per day. With this in mind, I could basically rent any kind car with exception of the premium luxury brands. I drove the Maxima quite a bit when out on the road, and it is a very good car. Plenty of power and excellent road manners. The only cons I could get from having it as a rental unit, were the interior fit and finish left something to be desired. The brakes, for the amount of power it has , needed a good deal of pedal effort to bring the car down from warp speed.
    I looked at one for a DD, and the pricing turned me off, I was able to pick up a left over TSX for about 5k less than a Max, and if you don't need the horses, the TXS is a great little car, and is way better looking than the Accord IMHO. Sorry had to plug my ride.
     
  17. Oct 31, 2011 at 1:52 PM
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    Something that I have heard but I don't know for sure. My friend's wife's Altima with the 2.5 and CVT vibrates weird at times when getting back on the gas.

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  18. Oct 31, 2011 at 2:03 PM
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    Lol. The Big Lebowski is great. I need to watch it again.

    posted via :sandwich:
     
  19. Oct 31, 2011 at 2:11 PM
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    Thanks for all the input guys!


    What's the average selling price for one? My dad found a used 2011 SV with only 6k miles on it for 28k. He prefers new, but he won't mind buying used if it's a good deal.
     
  20. Nov 1, 2011 at 5:50 PM
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    well I'm in canada so im sure prices are a bit different.

    Nissan.com will be quite accurate and will show you current incentives.
     
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