Impressive horsepower and torque ratings help make Nissan Maxima a top choice for used sports sedan

By Product Expert | Posted in Nissan Maxima on Friday, July 19th, 2019 at 8:00 am
Nissan Maxima driving on a road

Nissan Maxima Horsepower and Torque Ratings 

If you’ve been searching for a sports sedan that can deliver the performance you need on the road without breaking your budget, you’ve just found the perfect vehicle. The Nissan Maxima is a four-door sedan that offers impressive horsepower and torque ratings that help deliver an incredible driving experience on the road. With many powerful engine options over the years, this Nissan sports sedan has become a favorite choice with performance-minded drivers who also need a vehicle that can give them the technology, comfort, passenger space and safety they need. Keep reading to learn more about the engine specs of the Nissan Maxima. 

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Nissan Maxima Engine Specs 

The Nissan Maxima is the flagship sedan of Nissan that is sometimes overlooked by drivers. Its interior quality is incredible, and it offers high-end features at an affordable price. The best thing about the Nissan Maxima is its ability to deliver amazing driving dynamics on the road. Thanks to some powerful engines over the years, the Nissan Maxima has never had a problem with giving you the horsepower and torque ratings needed to have fun behind the wheel. 


Nissan Maxima drive mode selector buttons and manual transmission shift knob


Underneath the hood of a used Nissan Maxima, you can find a couple of different engines depending on which model year you’re looking at. In older used Nissan Maxima models, you’ll see a 3.5-liter V6 engine that can push out 290 horsepower and 261 lb-ft of torque. Power is sent to the front wheels through a continuously variable transmission (CVT). Newer used Nissan Maxima models receive an updated 3.5-liter VQ V6 engine that features 24 valves and a continuously variable valve timing control system (CVTCS). This powerful engine offers 300 horsepower and 261 lb-ft of torque and features a Drive Mode Selector and Nissan’s Xtronic CVT® transmission with dynamic step shifting, a wider gear ratio, and an adaptive shift controller that help give you a spirited drive without sacrificing fuel efficiency. 

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