Love my Maxima! This was the first
maxima I had ever driven. After the
test drive, I was convinced. The 3.0 L
V6 is phenomenal! So smooth, and so
torquey! With the manual tranny, this
car is a blast to drive. I felt the
suspension is a bit soft and allowed too
much body roll, so when my struts went
94k miles, I went with aftermarket
struts/springs, and now it handles like
a dream. Really fun car with plenty of
room for the family!
That outstanding motor!!! Manual tranny
with a V6. Room for the family without
having to drive a full size American
car, or minivan.
Should have produced more of them with
the 5-spd transmissions. They're hard
to find used. Cupholders are poorly
designed. Taillights are ugly. Later
years are slightly better looking, in my
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