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2001 Nissan Maxima Sedan

 
 

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Nissan Maxima Features and Specs

Features & Specs

  • Engine 3.0 L V 6-cylinder
  • Drivetrain Front Wheel Drive
  • Transmission 4-speed Automatic
  • Horse Power 222 hp @ 6400 rpm
  • Fuel Economy 17/24 mpg
  • Bluetooth No
  • Navigation No
  • Heated Seats Yes
 

Review of the 2001 Nissan Maxima

  • The athlete of family sedans.

  • Safety
  • Pros

    Silky and powerful V6 engine, sports car moves, room for the whole family.

  • Cons

    Odd styling details, high price, rough ride quality with SE suspension.

  • What's New for 2001

    A 20th Anniversary edition includes the 227-horsepower version of the standard 3.0-liter V6 from the Infiniti I30, as well as goodies…

 
What Others Are Saying

Customer Reviews

  Average Consumer Rating (1 total reviews)


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Vehicle: 2001 Nissan Maxima GXE 4dr Sedan (3.0L 6cyl 4A)

Bought new and now have 185,000 miles. A great car to own that has never left us stranded. Other than needing front rotors every 20k miles, it is a very low maintenance car. A few of the dash lights work when they want to and the check engine light stays on from time to time. Dealer says no car throws a check engine code more frequently than this generation of Maxima but not to worry about it. Interior has held up amazing despite my now 7 year old. Rust is starting around the rear wheel wells so we are shopping for a new car. Prefer to stick with Nissan since this car has been so much better than my BMW's.



 
 
 
Gas Mileage

EPA-Rated MPG

  • 17
  • cty
/
  • 24
  • highway
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Full 2001 Nissan Maxima Review

What's New for 2001

A 20th Anniversary edition includes the 227-horsepower version of the standard 3.0-liter V6 from the Infiniti I30, as well as goodies like bronze-lensed headlight covers, a body kit, ersatz carbon-fiber interior trim, drilled metal pedals and a number of features normally optional on the SE. This special model also gets an exclusive color: Majestic Blue. A new Meridian package is optional on all Maximas, bundling side-impact airbags and a low washer fluid indicator with heated front seats and side mirrors, as well as special trunk lid trim. Adding optional traction control to the SE or GLE results in a Z Edition Maxima, for some zany reason.

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larryls92
larryls92
09-12-2001
FOR THE FUEL CUT PROBLEM.I HAVEN'T SEEN ANY NEW POSTS ON THE FUEL CUT SINCE JUL.26,2001.HAS NISSAN REALLY FIXED THE PROBLEM THIS TIME.I DON'T HAVE A 5TH GEN.MAX BUT WOULD LIKE TO LOOK INTO THE 2002.I ...


mpillaius
mpillaius
05-05-2004
About the famous IGNITION COIL problem in Nissan Maxima....


sgrd0q
sgrd0q
02-23-2001
I have a Maxima 2001 GLE, and I have never experienced the above problem. It has been quite cold here in NY lately, and I have repeatedly just moved the car while cold so that my girlfriend can get ou...