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2004 Nissan Maxima

At a Glance

Pricing $26,950 - $28,900
Drive Types FWD
Engines 3.5l V6
Transmissions A4, A5, M6
Fuel Economy 20 (city), 27-29 (highway)

Overview Information

The new US-built Maxima tries to walk a thin line between the capable Altima and the capable Infiniti G35. Slightly larger than the Altima in size, the Maxima has an available 6-speed manual mated to a 260+ hp version of Nissan's 3.5-liter V6.

What Changed:

The new US-built Maxima tries to walk a thin line between the capable Altima and the capable Infiniti G35. Slightly larger than the Altima in size, the Maxima has an available 6-speed manual mated to a 260+ hp version of Nissan's 3.5-liter V6.

Official Word:

"The new Maxima is more stylish, refined and evolved then ever -- higher performance, roomier and sportier. In essence, a wolf in wolf's clothing." -- Bill Kirrane, vice president and general manager, Nissan Division, Nissan North America, Inc.

Model/Trim/Package Engine MPG VjI Base Price
Maxima SL 3.5l V6 (260-bhp) A4 FWD 20/27/23 $28,900
Maxima SE 3.5l V6 (260-bhp) M6 FWD 20/29/24 $26,950
Maxima SE 3.5l V6 (260-bhp) A5 FWD 20/28/24 $26,950