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Its just a great car!
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By Guy18
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1996 Nissan Maxima Sedan GLE 4dr Sedan


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This has been and continues to be the most dependable vehicle I have ever owned...and I have owned alot. I purchased this car pre-owned at my dealers recommendation. He did me a great service! If you need a great vehicle, this is it!! I have not spent a dime on this car except for oil changes and brakes. I'd get another one in a heartbeat!


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Reliability!!!


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By sputnik
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1996 Nissan Maxima Sedan SE 4dr Sedan


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excellent car in town; lacks comfort on long drive; is a complicated auto; still don't know how security system work!! embarassing when horn starts blowing! is quick to start; low gear ratio, very good; gas mileage so so; about 20 mpg.


Best Features

bose system; excellent sound; mozart concertos come through in great detail.


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96 Maxima still runs great
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By munsoor
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1996 Nissan Maxima Sedan GXE 4dr Sedan


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Never had any major problem, except with the O2 Sensor, which I later found was being recalled, so I got that replaced for free. I find this vehicle fun to drive. It is low maintenance and reliable, which is the way I like my cars. After 130k miles, it feels like I may have to replace the shocks. The audio knob doesn't respond sometimes. But engine is trouble-free.


Best Features

Good pickup at high-speed; extra-smooth power steering.


Worst Features

Reduce body roll when cornering at high speed, increase initial pickup from slow speeds.


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By AlexMaxima96
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1996 Nissan Maxima Sedan SE 4dr Sedan


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Bought 96 Maxima brand new. Now 7.5 yrs old with 82k miles. Have had almost no major problems, unbelievably great car. Plan on keeping for at least another few years. This car has been really good to me :)


Best Features

Powerful engine, 5 speed, leather seats, excellent backseat space, great Bose stereo


Worst Features

Shocks/struts gave out too quickly


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LOVE THIS CAR!!!
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By Jennifer Jones
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1996 Nissan Maxima Sedan SE 4dr Sedan


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This car has been wonderful. The only problem it has had in the seven years I have had it, other than maintenance (eg. tires, brakes, clutch), is a new starter. It's too bad they changed the body style recently. I can only hope the new ones perform as well as mine. I LOVE MY CAR!!! I'm driving my car until it dies, which even at 185,000 miles, it still won't be anytime soon. It still drives perfectly. I recommend this body style Maxima to any and everyone.


Best Features

Drive. Excellent acceleration. Race car worthy.


Worst Features

NONE.


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