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Great car!
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By jlar
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2002 Nissan Maxima GXE 4dr Sedan (3.5L 6cyl 4A)


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I have owned my Maxima for 3 years. Purchased with 184 000 Kilometers on it and now has over 245k. It has awesome power, comfortable ride, great features. Really no complaints. Only issue I had was an engine light that was related to an oil pressure sensor. Engine light would stay out for 3 months and then come on everytime i changed the oil. didn't hinder the performance at all.


Favorite Features

auto dim rear view mirror, heated seats, engine size.


Suggested Improvements

slightly stiffer suspension. never been a fan of a boaty ride.


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The perfect car
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By hotberyshocker
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2002 Nissan Maxima GXE 4dr Sedan (3.5L 6cyl 4A)


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This car is extremely nice and fun to drive. It has everything and I love it!!!


Favorite Features

The appearance, interior, and the way it drives.


Suggested Improvements

None


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Once you go Japanese you never go back
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By jjln
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2002 Nissan Maxima GXE 4dr Sedan (3.5L 6cyl 4A)


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This one has get up and go. Interior and exterior styling excellent. Ride is good, front hood shakes a bit on hwy. I like the ride and the look of the vehicle. The v 6 is great however it does det 21 mpg, which relly isnt that bad considering the size and power of vehicle. I will buy again. Plus dealer service is great. Never will I buy an american car again.


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Stabbin''
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By Governor
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2002 Nissan Maxima GXE 4dr Sedan (3.5L 6cyl 4A)


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I love this car. The horsepower is great. It gets to 100 in no time at all.


Favorite Features

255 Hpwr 3.5L V6


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2002 Nissan Maxima GXE
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By SteveR
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2002 Nissan Maxima GXE 4dr Sedan (3.5L 6cyl 4A)


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Excellent value. One of the best engines I've seen, very powerful, yet quiet and refined. I like the ext. styling and the interior is comfortable. It was between this and the Toyota Camry V6-I felt the Camry was more comfy inside, yet I like the Maxima's performance and ext. styling. I would also consider the 2003 Accord. The only complaints are wind noise at highway speeds (sounds like the rear passenger window is slightly rolled down), having to turn on the cruise control every time the car is started, and the beep of the horn when locking the vehicle. I highly recommend this car.


Favorite Features

Performance! Exterior Styling, clock location on dash, Bang for the buck, transmission and engine.


Suggested Improvements

Sounds Proofing, Have the cruise control system remain active once the the system is turned on (remain active when entering the vehicle after it has been shut off), rear wheel drive, better sounding horn.


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its a great car
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By jeffery
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2002 Nissan Maxima GXE 4dr Sedan (3.5L 6cyl 4A)


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its has a very powerfull v6 and verry comfortable its fuel economy is great. nissans build quality cars that last forever


Favorite Features

powerfull v6


Suggested Improvements

sterring wheel is to low


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Best Mid-Size Sedan for under $25K
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By mirth review
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2002 Nissan Maxima GXE 4dr Sedan (3.5L 6cyl 4A)


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Compared to the other competitors in the mid-size sedans under $25K category, Maxima provides the best combination of performance, reliability, luxury, and convenience. I researched this against all it's competitors: 1. Camry/Accord/Taurus - way too boring 2. Passat - nice, but the engine is anemic. 3. Impala - questionable styling 4. Intrepid/Concorde - too boaty, reliability questions 5. Grand Prix - don't care for Pontiac's styling inside or out


Favorite Features

Engine. 255HP. Actually FUN to drive.


Suggested Improvements

Rear end styling needs work. Trunk pass-thru could be bigger.


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2 Time Maxima Owner
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By JJ
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2002 Nissan Maxima GXE 4dr Sedan (3.5L 6cyl 4A)


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I can't believe how low the Maxima is rated! This is my second Max. I previously had a 00 and now a 02. The 02 is improved over the 00. It's a little quicker, 5 spoke mag wheels, xeon headlights, interior improvements, and other mechanical improvements, too many to mention here. The only con thing is the rear suspension. The rear shimmies if you hit a bad bump.


Favorite Features

Engine and auto trans shift pattern.


Suggested Improvements

Four wheel independent suspension. Better tires than the stock GY Eagle RAs.


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