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Don't ever buy this car
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By theresamon
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2004 Nissan Maxima Sedan 3.5 SE 4dr Sedan (3.5L 6cyl 5A)


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I own 2004 Maxima. Worst car on road. Bad struts, bad brakes. Makes clunking noises. Nissan USA has denied any problems with this car, but I have been plagued by many. Will never again by a Nissan vehicle. I think they will be facing worse problems than Toyota is currently facing. They are denying brake problems, but I guess after I get killed when mine fail they'll listen.


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Worst Features

Nissan USA needs to start listening to the people who buy their products and stop brushing them off.


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First & Last
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By j. simms
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2004 Nissan Maxima Sedan 3.5 SE 4dr Sedan (3.5L 6cyl 5A)


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This is my first Nissan and probably the last. I have had many nuisance problems, like oil drips after each oil change. Latest shock is A/C Evaporator leaking and needs to be replaced ($1,500). At 41K miles this is unbelievable! The only sympathy from dealer is s---happens! Good bye Nissan J.S.


Best Features

good acceleration & comfortable interior.


Worst Features

Drives like a boat. Feels like steering the Queen Mary.


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I've had the same problems
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By amber13131313
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2004 Nissan Maxima Sedan 3.5 SE 4dr Sedan (3.5L 6cyl 5A)


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The performance of the car is right up there is definitely fun to drive for sure. All in all I like my car if it come with all the fixing I've had to do to it.I never had problems with it until it was crashed except for a battery dieing on my first day of work. after the insurance company paid $15,000 to fix yes that amount is right. about 4 months later I started having problems with it they never should have fixed it they should have totaled it out. It broke down at a light i got it started a few times to make it to the gas station across the street before it died again. I had it towed to nissan. i will continue on please read next review to find out more.


Best Features

6 cd changer, leather interior, users 1 and 2 settings for seat and tilt wheel, nice sounding stereo system.


Worst Features

don't buy this car unless it comes with more than a 60,000 mile warranty i would suggest more like 100k mile warranty just because of all the problems.


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Very sad and disapointed
2 of 3 people found this review helpful
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By Kara Slocum
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2004 Nissan Maxima Sedan 3.5 SE 4dr Sedan (3.5L 6cyl 5A)


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I bought my 1st new car and it was my 2004 Nissan Maxima SE. after 74,000 miles; 4k over warranty my transmission is shot along with 2 motor mounts. Nissan of North America had the worst customer service ever and does not want to help with anything! $43,000 for my 1st car that lasted 74k. wow my heart is broken, dont know if I will ever by a Nissan again. I plan on writing a letter to the CEO; lets all try that, just maybe will get somewhere???


Best Features

Look and comfort


Worst Features

RECALL due to Transmission and motor mounts


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Worse Nissan Ever
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By ttranrx
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2004 Nissan Maxima Sedan 3.5 SL 4dr Sedan (3.5L 6cyl 5A)


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I've had my maxima for 5 years and already have transmission problems. It will cost me $4000 to get a rebuilt transmission which is horrible for a 5 year old car. Will never buy a Nissan for a long time. Would warn anyone buying a Nissan Maxima and for them to google Nissan Maxima and transmission problems.


Best Features

Heated stearing wheel.


Worst Features

tranmission and suspension


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