Nissan Maxima Problem Trends and Complaints

Based on 12 problem areas, owners have reported the following issues with this vehicle that range in severity ratings from low to high.

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Cheap Interior, Cheap Everything!!!

Model Year:

2019

Manufacturer:

Nissan

Model:

Maxima

Complaint Resolution:

Yes, by the dealer

This car already has transmission problems. Electrical error codes popping up. Too many issues, do your research before buying.

Review submitted by:Nick

Pros:None

Cons:Too many issues

Not impressed at all

Model Year:

2019

Manufacturer:

Nissan

Model:

Maxima

Complaint Resolution:

Yes, by the dealer

I have took my car to the Nissan dealership to be checked and I was told it is normal for the car when reaches 25,000 to 50,000 to have give in the steering. It pops in the steering horrible and is a 1 year old vehicle. I will never purchase

Review submitted by:Bulldog

Pros:Fun to drive

Cons:Popping in the steering

Platinum will not go into park

Model Year:

2020

Manufacturer:

Nissan

Model:

Maxima

Complaint Resolution:

Yes, by the dealer

Beautiful car. Had a Maxima before, no problems. Had an Altima before , no problems. So far in the past two weeks this car, when I have put it in reverse, will not go back into park. It locks. Had happened twice. Very, very scary. I have to take a

Review submitted by:dlb

Horrible

Model Year:

2019

Manufacturer:

Nissan

Model:

Maxima

Complaint Resolution:

Yes, manufacturer buyback

Car has had a vibration in the seat, gas pedal, and steering wheel since purchase, going through lemon law, DONT BUY!

Review submitted by:Steve

Cons:Road Noise, Junk

Trash Transmission

Model Year:

2016

Manufacturer:

Nissan

Model:

Maxima

Complaint Resolution:

Yes, by the dealer

Only 5000 miles and the transmission has broken down. Car has been in for repair for 28 days due to replacement parts needed for the transmission which are on national backorder. Have no idea when parts will be available and when my car will be fixed. It appears Nissan still

Review submitted by:Bob

Pros:fun to drive, great looks

Cons:inferior CVT transmission

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