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05-03-16

Nissan begins production of eighth-generation Maxima “4-door Sports Car” in Tennessee

NASHVILLE, Tenn. - Nissan's Smyrna Vehicle Assembly Plant continues its reign as the top-producing automotive plant in North America, as Gov. Bill Haslam, U.S. Senator Lamar Alexander and Tennessee Economic and Community Development Commissioner Randy Boyd joined plant employees to celebrate the start of production for the all-new 2016 Nissan Maxima.

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01-08-16

2016 Nissan Maxima rated #1 Full Sized Sedan by Car and Driver- Beating out Toyota Avalon, Chrysler 300 and Chevy Avalon!

The Maxima is hardly a four-door sports car but its dramatic styling, comfortable cabin, and extensive list of features make it a compelling choice. There’s a 300-hp 3.5-liter V-6 under the hood but it’s mated to a CVT and drives the front wheels. Navigation is standard, as are two touch screens and dual-zone automatic climate control. Moving up the range adds goodies like semi-aniline leather seats, Bose audio and access to NissanConnect—a full suite of telematics and live concierge services.

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01-08-16

All-new Nissan Maxima engine named to “Wards 10 Best Engines” list for 2016

NASHVILLE, Tenn. – WardsAuto has named the 2016 Nissan Maxima's new 3.5-liter VQ-series V6 engine to its annual “Wards 10 Best Engines" list for 2016, a prestigious honor that has been a staple in the automotive industry since it first began in 1994. The honor marks Nissan's 17th Wards 10 Best Engines trophy and the auto company's 15th for the VQ-series V6, the most awarded engine in 10 Best Engines history. The Maxima's 300-horsepower 3.5-liter V6 engine will be honored at the Wards 10 Best Engines banquet on Wednesday, January 13, in Detroit.

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01-08-16

2016 Maxima, Murano Awarded IIHS Top Safety Pick Plus; 2016 Rogue, Sentra Recognized as IIHS Top Safety Picks when equipped with Forward Emergency Braking

NASHVILLE, Tenn. – Today the Insurance Institute for Highway Safety (IIHS) recognized four Nissan vehicles with Top Safety Pick Plus (TSP+) or Top Safety Pick (TSP) designations for 2016. These latest announcements underscore Nissan’s commitment to continuous improvement to passenger safety across its entire lineup.

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12-23-15

National Highway Traffic Safety Administration and Edmunds rank 2016 Nissan Maxima 5 stars for safety!

FROM WASHINGTON — The redesigned 2016 Nissan Maxima full-size sedan earned the highest five-star safety rating from the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration.

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12-17-15

Car and Driver Ranks the Nissan Maxima #1 Full Size Sedan

The Maxima is hardly a four-door sports car but its dramatic styling, comfortable cabin, and extensive list of features make it a compelling choice. There’s a 300-hp 3.5-liter V-6 under the hood but it’s mated to a CVT and drives the front wheels. Navigation is standard, as are two touch screens and dual-zone automatic climate control. Moving up the range adds goodies like semi-aniline leather seats, Bose audio and access to NissanConnect—a full suite of telematics and live concierge services.

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10-19-15

Autotrader gives 5 Reasons Why to Buy the 2016 Nissan Maxima


05-27-15

2016 Nissan Maxima SR bests BMW, Acura, and Audi in certified testing at Buttonwillow Raceway Park

About the Testing AMCI Testing obtained the Acura, Audi and BMW anonymously from manufacturer authorized dealerships. The 2016 Nissan Maxima SR was obtained from Nissan North America (the 2016 Maxima goes on sale in early June). AMCI Testing certified lap times were set by two AMCI Testing certified test drivers on Buttonwillow Raceway Park's West Loop (Configuration 28, Clockwise). All stability and traction controls were in the off position for all laps, and each lap began from a 40 MPH "Pace Car" start.

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