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By momadukes
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2009 Nissan Maxima 3.5 S 4dr Sedan (3.5L 6cyl CVT)


Review

My car was making a roaring noise so I took it to the dealer. The just about replaced the whole front it. The problems with the air condition was exhausting they had to replace the compressor, condenser and found out it was the intake sensor. Now the car is making a squeaking in the back which now it means it need shocks. This car has to many kinks in it that wasn't worked out.


Favorite Features

The car drives and accelerates well . I like the body style it looks very sheek


Suggested Improvements

This car needs to have more research done on it. There are to many small problem which is nerve racking . Then when you deal with Nissan or dealership they are lost and don't really help unless you push the issues. This car needs some recalls on it. These issues are expensive. If you don't have a warranty or an extended one your lost.


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Good for the money...just good
4 of 4 people found this review helpful
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By bigeandkenna
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2009 Nissan Maxima 3.5 S 4dr Sedan (3.5L 6cyl CVT)


Review

I have a base model with cloth seats. Basically a rental car. But you would never know it from 10 feet away. Same good looks, same wheels, same growl from the exhaust. This car has great power and handling for $31G. Average 19MPG of premium. 27 on long trips. This car has long legs and you find yourself driving too fast. Interior quality has been disappointing. Rocking drivers seat- replaced once and still rocks and at 28K miles the interior rattles. The CVT drops the RPM's to early on slow driving and it groans. Steering column locked up and needed replacement. Back seat is hard to get in and out of for taller persons but ok once inside.


Favorite Features

Power, Handling, brakes, steering, styling


Suggested Improvements

Interior needs more attention to quality, too many squeaks and rattles, premium fuel requirement gets expensive on fill ups. And a car of this type and price should come with fog lights, even the base model.


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2 years not a problem
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By texdave
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2009 Nissan Maxima 3.5 S 4dr Sedan (3.5L 6cyl CVT)


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I leased the car new with a fantastic lease deal. It is fast and fun to drive. 21 mpg average city and highway driving and I drive fast. 45,000 miles and have had no problems with the car at all. I would highly recommend this car. Try to find a good deal on a used one.


Favorite Features

Performance, mileage, style


Suggested Improvements

Radio not that great on the base model


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Not Bad
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By Tim B
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2009 Nissan Maxima 3.5 S 4dr Sedan (3.5L 6cyl CVT)


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Got 24,500 miles and one front end accident, and car is still kicking. When I bought the car it had the wrong speedometer in it. Got the speedometer swapped after complaining. The car is smoth handles great, and is fast. Still I think it is over priced but no one can tell that mine is not the fully loaded sv model. I got a good deal on it


Favorite Features

Stiptronic and push button start


Suggested Improvements

option for navigation on Base Model


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Always wanted one
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By fammaxima
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2009 Nissan Maxima 3.5 S 4dr Sedan (3.5L 6cyl CVT)


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I purchased this car with 33,000 miles on it. My wife and I love it. And to boot, all three car seats fit in the back. The car seat fiasco was tough but it worked. The car drives very smoothly and for those speed freaks, this car can move. if you are looking for a car with some horse as well as room and comfort, then this car is for you.


Favorite Features

gas mileage, styling, stereo, interior room


Suggested Improvements

The door handles are chrome but as you open them, they feel like they are coming unhinged. i had the dealer check it out and it appears that there are no issues. Nissan must of had to cut at least one corner in order to give consumers this type of car for the price.


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