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By meka
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2006 Nissan Maxima 3.5 SE 4dr Sedan (3.5L 6cyl 5A)


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I bought my car 4/06. since then i have replaced struts, ac compressor, tie rods, head lights. knocking sound on right and the service men at nissan cant figure out what it is. constantly being aligned. front grill chipped up. it is very sporty and fun to drive but cant enjoy the drive for having to replace tires so often which are way to expensive. a headlamp cost me $186. oh not to mention the motor mounts keep breaking. guess you can say i got a lemon too. will never ever buy another one. im maxed out on funds keeping this junk running!


Best Features

heated seats, 6 disc player


Worst Features

steering, lower cost tires,headlamps.


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Will Miss IT!
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By Stephanie E
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2006 Nissan Maxima 3.5 SE 4dr Sedan (3.5L 6cyl 5A)


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I owned my Nissan for 4 yrs. ABSOLUTELY loved it! I purchased a LOADED SE model & can't complain too much about it. The only down side is the turning radius sucked. As far as reliability, ride, comfort, & performance it was awesome. It set standards that spoiled me that other manufactures don't include in options (heated steering wheel). Although window sticker stated 27 MPG, mine got 25-26 MPG (not too bad - and I don't putt putt around). I recently totaled it, so SAFETY was GREAT! When side air bags deployed no smell or gas filled the interior like others do. This was one of my favorite make/models to own. I will definitely miss this car!


Best Features

Heated Steering Wheel & Seats, Park assist, Driver saved settings, Steering Wheel controls, Integrated Phone, ROOM!


Worst Features

Turning radius


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Max THe BEAST!! The Best Car EVER
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By Frederick Arthur P-K
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2006 Nissan Maxima 3.5 SE 4dr Sedan (3.5L 6cyl 5A)


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I got this car from an auction. It drives well, Spacious and the features are comparable to that of an E-class. I bought this car because it was the right balance between a luxury and an everyday car. The car looks great especially with the 18" chrome with black leather interior on black ext. It would have been nice if they got rid of the handbrake, included an mp3 player with AUX, an automatic trunk shut system. Very noisy if music not on blast, suspension is a bit rough bt I love this car. And dnt regret one bit! If you are looking at buying this car, go all out, and get all options other than that get an ALTIMA..


Best Features

Bluetooth, 269 HP speed, Design, Bose audio system, trunk and interior space, chrome wheels, Xenon lights, nice bucket seats,


Worst Features

Turning Raduis, Road noise, Stereo to include mp3 CD and AUX ports. automatic trunk shut, and slightly better gas mileage. Shutting down some cylinders when not in use, to save gas


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Not bad, but not my favorite
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By JacobPlano
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2006 Nissan Maxima 3.5 SE 4dr Sedan (3.5L 6cyl 5A)


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I have owned many cars, M3, G35, and a CLK430, all of which were 2 door sport cars, but this time around I decided to go with something more logical for college. This car is a love hate relationship, I love that I can tote around 5 friends comfortably with a truck full of junk. But I hate the way it drives when I am alone, it's quick for its size, but tire spin, turning radius, and handling are lacking majorly. Also is lacking with the toys, all my last cars have little nooks and crannys with something cool, this car is plain jane. Though, it is a great car for a family, or if you need something for easy city driving. But for fun, it's not so great.


Best Features

18" Rims, styling, interior space (i'm 6"6) and good Bose stereo.


Worst Features

RWD, Xenon lamps standard, handling, road noise, turning radius, cheaper tires.


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Shake your boody
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By hogwildlane
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2006 Nissan Maxima 3.5 SL 4dr Sedan (3.5L 6cyl 5A)


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No turning radius at all, caused me some very sticky moments in u-turn type scenarios. Rear end eats tires for lunch >25000. Nissan said I was drifting based on tread wear. It does drift everytime you hit a bump. At 43 years old it has been quite some time since I spun out in the corners, memories of my '74 Nova in high school! Will not stay in alignment. Runs like a raped ape. Out run must on road but starts to shake at higher speeds. 6 speed manual/automatic is a blast but gas mileage suffers, < 20MPG in town. Interior quality very disappointing. 12 volt power port cover on console a joke compared to Altima set up. Very Noisy vehicle. Any one that rides on back has to yell to say anything


Best Features

power, if you can control it before it shakes you to death


Worst Features

turn radius, interior quality, shake at high speeds and tire alignment


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