2005 Nissan Maxima Consumer Review: Don't buy a Maxima!

2005 Nissan Maxima - Consumer Review

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3.5 SE Sedan (3.5L V6 5-speed Automatic)

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Don't buy a Maxima!
By don'tdoit on


2005 Nissan Maxima 3.5 SE 4dr Sedan (3.5L 6cyl 5A)


Like many others, my 2005 Nissan Maxima jerks when I put it into drive or reverse! There is a 3 second delay then it jerks. It happens when I am sitting at a light or have my car running then I put the car in drive from 1st, 2nd and 3rd gear. When I am driving it's so bad I cannot sip my coffee. Feels as though the engine is going to fall out! Nissan refuses to recall this issue and fix the problem. After reading many complaints, I guess I should feel a little fortunate that this has happened to me at 120,000 miles instead of the average 80,000. I would not recommend this car at all to anyone!!!

Best Features

Great radio (wow huh)

Worst Features

Everything from the touchy pedal, to the few a/c vents! Especially the transmission!
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