2010 Nissan Maxima Pricing, Specs & Reviews

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$30,690-$33,410
$28,113-$30,600
19 /CITY / 26 /HWY
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After a complete redesign for 2009, the 2010 Nissan Maxima is mostly a carryover. Nissan has added two new colors, changed the finish on the wheels, and fine-tuned some of the available option packages for the new model year. The largest sedan-and the flagship of the Nissan sedan lineup-the Maxima is marketed as a \"four-door sports car\" in reference to its performance-tuned suspension and driver-oriented cockpit.

  • New \"Fine Silver\" wheel on 18-inch wheels
  • New \"Hyper Silver\" finish on 19-inch wheels
  • Standard Bluetooth phone connectivity on all models
  • Optional Monitor package now includes a 7-inch monitor with rearview camera
  • Two new exterior colors: Crimson Black and Ocean Gray

The Maxima is one of Nissan's higher-end models: a front-wheel-drive mid-range sedan that's almost a luxury car, almost a sports car. The Maxima was extensively redesigned for the 2009 model year, and the 2010 model is basically a carryover. The 2010 Maxima is highly customizable, with a long list of packaged or stand-alone options.

The 2010 Nissan Maxima comes in two trims: 3.5 S and 3.5 SV. The Maxima S trim features 18-inch wheels, cloth upholstery, sunroof, dual-zone automatic climate control, automatic headlights, cruise control, keyless entry and ignition, leather-wrapped steering wheel, Bluetooth connectivity, and a sound system. The Maxima SV trim includes leather upholstery, 9-speaker Bose sound system that includes satellite radio, fog lights, upgraded driver's seat, and other luxury touches. The SV trim also includes several option packages, including features such as heated front seats and steering wheel, voice-activated navigation system, streaming Bluetooth audio, color monitor, rear-seat audio and climate controls, and a ventilated driver's seat. Some of those options are available on the S trim as well. The Sport package adds 19-inch wheels with summer tires, sport suspension, rear spoiler, and a special metallic trim.

The Maxima's trunk provides 14.2 cubic feet of cargo space, according to Nissan.

The standard power plant in the 2010 Nissan Maxima is a 290-horsepower, 3.5-liter V-6 engine and a continuously variable transmission. Steering-wheel-mounted paddle shifters for manual override are optional with the SV trim. According to the EPA, the 2010 Nissan Maxima delivers 19 mpg in the city and 26 mpg on the highway.

Standard safety features on the 2010 Nissan Maxima include anti-lock disc brakes, stability control, traction control, active front head restraints, front side air bags, and side curtain air bags. The SV trim offers an optional rearview camera.

Starting MSRP for the 2010 Nissan Maxima was $30,690.

After a complete redesign for 2009, the 2010 Nissan Maxima is mostly a carryover. Nissan has added two new colors, changed the finish on the wheels, and fine-tuned some of the available option packages for the new model year. The largest sedan-and the flagship of the Nissan sedan lineup-the Maxima is marketed as a \"four-door sports car\" in reference to its performance-tuned suspension and driver-oriented cockpit.

  • New \"Fine Silver\" wheel on 18-inch wheels
  • New \"Hyper Silver\" finish on 19-inch wheels
  • Standard Bluetooth phone connectivity on all models
  • Optional Monitor package now includes a 7-inch monitor with rearview camera
  • Two new exterior colors: Crimson Black and Ocean Gray

The Maxima is one of Nissan's higher-end models: a front-wheel-drive mid-range sedan that's almost a luxury car, almost a sports car. The Maxima was extensively redesigned for the 2009 model year, and the 2010 model is basically a carryover. The 2010 Maxima is highly customizable, with a long list of packaged or stand-alone options.

The 2010 Nissan Maxima comes in two trims: 3.5 S and 3.5 SV. The Maxima S trim features 18-inch wheels, cloth upholstery, sunroof, dual-zone automatic climate control, automatic headlights, cruise control, keyless entry and ignition, leather-wrapped steering wheel, Bluetooth connectivity, and a sound system. The Maxima SV trim includes leather upholstery, 9-speaker Bose sound system that includes satellite radio, fog lights, upgraded driver's seat, and other luxury touches. The SV trim also includes several option packages, including features such as heated front seats and steering wheel, voice-activated navigation system, streaming Bluetooth audio, color monitor, rear-seat audio and climate controls, and a ventilated driver's seat. Some of those options are available on the S trim as well. The Sport package adds 19-inch wheels with summer tires, sport suspension, rear spoiler, and a special metallic trim.

The Maxima's trunk provides 14.2 cubic feet of cargo space, according to Nissan.

The standard power plant in the 2010 Nissan Maxima is a 290-horsepower, 3.5-liter V-6 engine and a continuously variable transmission. Steering-wheel-mounted paddle shifters for manual override are optional with the SV trim. According to the EPA, the 2010 Nissan Maxima delivers 19 mpg in the city and 26 mpg on the highway.

Standard safety features on the 2010 Nissan Maxima include anti-lock disc brakes, stability control, traction control, active front head restraints, front side air bags, and side curtain air bags. The SV trim offers an optional rearview camera.

Starting MSRP for the 2010 Nissan Maxima was $30,690.

Available Trims for the 2010 Nissan Maxima
Transmission MSRP Engine City/Hwy MPG
Name 3.5 S (4dr Sdn V6 CVT) Transmission Continuously Variable MSRP 30690.00 Engine 3.5L/- TBD - City/Hwy MPG 19/26
Name 3.5 SV (4dr Sdn V6 CVT) Transmission Continuously Variable MSRP 33410.00 Engine 3.5L/- TBD - City/Hwy MPG 19/26
Name 3.5 SV w/Sport Pkg (4dr Sdn V6 CVT) Transmission Continuously Variable MSRP 33410.00 Engine 3.5L/- TBD - City/Hwy MPG 19/26
Name 3.5 SV w/Premium Pkg (4dr Sdn V6 CVT) Transmission Continuously Variable MSRP 33410.00 Engine 3.5L/- TBD - City/Hwy MPG 19/26
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INTERIOR
  • Cloth seat trim
  • 8-way pwr driver seat w/manual lumbar support
  • 4-way pwr passenger seat
  • Front bucket seats
  • 60/40 split fold-down rear bench seat w/center armrest
  • Front/rear adjustable head restraints
  • Lower c-stack storage w/lid
  • Center console w/coin holder, cellular phone compartment
  • Full floor & trunk carpeting
  • Tilt/telescopic steering column
  • Leather wrapped steering wheel
  • Daytime illumination meters -inc: speedometer, tachometer, water temp
  • Warning lights -inc: fuel level, door ajar, oil pressure, windshield washer fluid
  • Multi function trip computer -inc: 2.7" dot matrix display, digital clock, outside temp display, distance to empty, average fuel consumption/speed, driving time, maintenance intervals, warning indicator, illumination control, instantaneous fuel consumption
  • Dual LCD trip odometers
  • Pwr windows w/driver & passenger auto up/down feature, key cylinder up/down, anti-pinch
  • Retained accessory pwr
  • Pwr door locks w/auto-lock
  • Illuminated pwr accessory switches
  • Remote keyless entry w/trunk release & window down
  • Vehicle security system
  • Intelligent Key push-button ignition
  • Illuminated ignition keyhole
  • Immobilizer system
  • Vehicle information system
  • Cruise control w/steering wheel mounted illuminated controls
  • Remote hood/trunk/fuel-filler door releases
  • Dual zone automatic temp control w/in-cabin microfilter
  • Rear air conditioning vents
  • Rear window defroster w/timer
  • Lockable illuminated glove box w/damper & pen holder
  • Front & rear dual cup holders
  • (2) 12V pwr outlets
  • Cloth door trim inserts
  • Piano dot interior trim
  • Front door map pockets/bottle holders
  • Overhead console w/sunglass holder
  • Illuminated entry system w/fade-out
  • Lighting -inc: front/rear step lamps, foot well lamps, front floor lamp, trunk, mood light
  • Front/rear reading lights
  • Front/rear map lights
  • Dual illuminated visor vanity mirrors
  • Sunvisor extensions
  • Auto-dimming rearview mirror
  • Leather wrapped shift knob
  • Driver/front passenger seatback pockets
  • Front/rear passenger assist grips
  • Rear seat coat hanger
  • Leather seat trim
  • 8-way pwr driver seat w/pwr lumbar support, manual thigh support
  • 60/40 split fold-down rear bench seat w/lock & center armrest
  • HomeLink universal transceiver
  • Auto-dimming rearview mirror w/compass
  • Premium leather seat trim
  • Heated front bucket seats
  • Rear bucket seats w/trunk pass through, large fold-down armrest w/finisher
  • Pwr tilt/telescopic steering column w/memory
  • Premium leather wrapped heated steering wheel w/stitch & dimple
  • Steering column mounted paddle shifters
  • Auto entry/exit system w/dual-driver memory
  • Metallic link interior trim
  • Cargo net
  • Rear bucket seats w/trunk pass through, large fold-down armrest w/audio & HVAC controls
  • 7" color monitor
  • Rear pwr windows w/one-touch auto-up/down
  • Eucalyptus wood-tone interior trim
  • Premium mood lighting
EXTERIOR
  • 18" x 8.0" fine silver alloy wheels
  • P245/45VR18 all-season tires
  • Compact spare tire
  • Pwr tilt/sliding moonroof w/sliding sunshade
  • Chrome door handles
  • Body color bumpers
  • Auto on/off halogen headlamps w/ambient light sensor
  • Body color folding pwr mirrors
  • UV reducing solar glass w/dark upper windshield band
  • Variable intermittent speed-sensitive flat-blade windshield wipers w/mist function
  • Front fog lamps
  • Body color folding pwr mirrors w/integrated turn signals
  • 19" x 8.0" hyper silver alloy wheels
  • P245/40VR19 all-season tires
  • [R10] Rear spoiler
  • [S01] Xenon high intensity discharge (HID) headlights
  • Body color folding heated pwr mirrors w/integrated turn signals, reverse tilt-down, memory, driver side auto-dimming
  • Dual panel moonroof w/pwr retractable sunshades
  • Pwr rear sunshade
MECHANICAL
  • 3.5L DOHC 24-valve SMPI V6 engine
  • Continuous Variable Valve Timing Control (CVVTS)
  • Engine mounts -inc: (2) solid w/anti-torque rod, (2) electronically controlled
  • Electronically controlled "drive-by-wire" throttle
  • Continuously variable transmission (CVT)
  • Battery saver
  • Front wheel drive
  • Independent strut front suspension w/coil springs
  • Independent multi-link rear suspension w/coil springs
  • Front & rear stabilizer bars
  • Speed-sensitive variable-assist pwr rack & pinion steering
  • Pwr 4-wheel disc brakes, front vented
  • Dual chrome exhaust finishers
  • Sport tuned suspension
PACKAGE
    SAFETY
    • 4-wheel anti-lock braking system (ABS)
    • Brake assist & electronic brake force distribution (EBD)
    • Traction Control System (TCS)
    • Vehicle dynamic control
    • Steel side-door guard beams
    • Front & rear crumple zones
    • Zone body construction
    • Driver & front passenger dual-stage airbags w/seat belt sensors
    • Driver & front passenger side-impact airbags
    • Front & rear roof mounted curtain side-impact airbags
    • Active front head restraints
    • Front seat belts w/pretensioners/load limiters/adjustable anchors
    • ELR seat belt system for driver
    • ALR/ELR seat belt system for all passengers
    • All position 3-point seat belts
    • Passenger window lockout
    • Child safety rear door locks
    • Lower anchor & tethers for children (LATCH)
    • Energy absorbing steering column
    • Emergency inside trunk release
    • Tire pressure monitoring system (TPMS)
    • RearView monitor
    ENTERTAINMENT
    • AM/FM audio system -inc: 6-disc in-dash CD-changer, (8) speakers, auxiliary input, MP3 playback, illuminated steering wheel audio controls
    • In-glass diversity antenna
    • Bluetooth hands-free phone system
    • Bose AM/FM/MP3/WMA audio system w/in-dash 6-disc CD changer -inc: radio data system (RDS), speed-sensitive audio volume, (9) speakers, auxiliary input, illuminated steering wheel audio controls
    • XM Satellite radio (N/A in AK or HI)
    • Bose AM/FM/MP3/WMA audio system w/in-dash 6-disc CD changer -inc: radio data system (RDS), speed-sensitive audio volume, (9) speakers, auxiliary input, illuminated steering wheel audio controls, USB input
    • RCA jack
    • iPod interface system w/net in center console

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