1997 Nissan Maxima 3.0L V6 5-speed Manual Consumer Review - Very few better cars
ADVERTISEMENT

1997 Nissan Maxima - Consumer Review

Average Consumer Rating

123 Total Reviews

All Models

ADVERTISEMENT
Select a different vehicle  
Recently Viewed
There are no recently viewed vehicles to display
ADVERTISEMENT
Performance
Comfort
Value
Fun-to-Drive
Interior Design
Exterior Design
Build Quality
Reliability
Very few better cars
By Nissan Fan on

Vehicle

1997 Nissan Maxima SE 4dr Sedan

Review

I've owned 2 1997 Nissan Maxima SE's. One had been in a wreck and had been repaired. (It stil drove like a champ though.) And the other was only two years old when we bought it. This car is the right car for someone who wants a dependable sedan, but also wants a sporty car. Maximas are known as "FDSC" Four door sports cars and they hold that name very well. I had it for a long tome and it didn't have any problems that weren't recalls. The alternator has a recall on this model. Note to all considering the 1998-2002 Honda Accord: The tranny's are TERRIBLE. Just look on this website at the consumer reviews and you'll see what I'm talking about. (although Honda does make a good car.)

Favorite Features

The Powerplant (VQ30DE): considered the best V6 in America. A bigger version of this engine is used in the 350Z. I love the looks of the SE with the spoiler and the (16 inch?) alloy wheels. The white faced speedometer. The interior ergonomics. The sound system is good even without BOSE.

Suggested Improvements

None, I love it. The five speen is really fun to drive. I regret selling this car :' (
Recommend (0) (0)
Report it
Comments (0) Post a Comment
Post a Comment

You must be signed in to post a comment.

Register

Nearby Inventory Zip Code UPDATE
 
ADVERTISEMENT
ADVERTISEMENT
ADVERTISEMENT
Have a question? We're here to help!
Chat*
Chat online with us
Email
Email us at help@edmunds.com
*Available daily 8AM-5PM Pacific
Phone*
Call us at 855-782-4711
SMS*
Text us at ED411