By TSM1116 on
2007 Nissan Maxima 3.5 SL 4dr Sedan (3.5L 6cyl CVT)
I have had several Maximas in the past and have always been pleased but this one has me scratching my head. Love the car with a few exceptions. The front end squeaks like a 90-year old wooden wagon. Have taken it into the dealership 14 times for repair, can't pinpoint the problem even with the stethoscope. Have gone back now and tried to drive several other year models with the same body style and ALL have the same squeaking noise coming from the front end. Doesn't do it all the time only when the weight of the car is on that side. Very embarrassing going thru parking lots or areas where the ground is not level. Love the CVT - man this car will fly!!! Just can't get past the noise.
Seamless gear changing, Bose sound system, large trunk, heated seats/steering wheel; keyless entry is awesome; steering wheel controls; iPod jack, back-up sensors, memory seats; the woodgrain actually looks great on this, didn't expect to like the tacky stuff but I do. LOVE car, not the noise
The doors sound cheap, doors need to auto lock, need the skylight to actually open, heat/air doesn't work very well in the rear; improve gas mileage; blue tooth could be of better quality - can't be heare very well on other end; make appearance different from your other Nissan cars (grille).