The 2015 Nissan Maxima features a 3.5-liter V6 engine, Xtronic CVT transmission and a luxury-level interior. The Maxima's engine delivers 290 horsepower, 261 pounds of torque per foot and of 26 miles per gallon on the highway. This front-wheel drive sedan is available in S and SV trim levels.
The Nissan Maxima's interior features luxury-level trim work, a dual-zone climate control system, eight-speaker audio system and Bluetooth capabilities. The Maxima S comes standard with a power-sliding moonroof and 18-inch aluminum alloy wheels. An optional S Value Package upgrades the 18-inch wheels to Nissan's Dark Hyper Silver wheel finish, while adding to the car a rear spoiler, fog lights and mirrors with integrated turn signals. The 2014 Nissan Maxima S starts around $31,300, as of April 2015.
The Nissan Maxima SV features leather upholstery, a Bose sound system, fog lights and a rear-view camera with a 7-inch dash-mounted color monitor. The SV's optional Value Package outfits the interior with heated front seats and a heated steering wheel, while adding heated mirrors to the outside of the car. An optional SV Sport Package adds 19-inch Dark Hyper Silver wheels, a performance-tuned suspension and sport-edition grille, headlights and rear spoiler. The SV Premium Package option expands the car's standard moonroof to a dual-panel variant while incorporating a rear-window power sunshade and Atlantic Cherry wood-tone to the interior trim. The 2014 Maxima SV starts around $34,400.