The 2012 Maxima is a midsize entry-level luxury sports sedan. This four-door five-passenger vehicle is well-built, has an attractive cabin, has good driving dynamics, and includes high-tech features. The interior trim has been updated, two new exterior colors have been added, and the grille and taillight styling has been refreshed for this model year. The 2012 Maxima is a great value for buyers looking for a luxury car with many of the features of higher end cars.
We would like you to take a look at the current inventory of the 2012 Maxima at M'Lady Nissan. Please plan to visit us soon at our convenient location in Crystal Lake, Illinois. This sedan would make a great choice for your next new luxury car purchase!
2012 Maxima Details
The 2012 Maxima is available in two trim levels: S and SV. Both trims are powered by a 3.5-liter V6 engine that generates 290 horsepower and 261 lb-ft of torque. This front-wheel drive vehicle has a continuously variable automatic transmission.
The Maxima has great acceleration, handles well, and offers a smooth ride thanks to its well-tuned suspension. This car has an EPA estimated fuel economy rating of 19 mpg in the city and 26 mpg on the highway.
The S trim's standard features include automatic headlights, keyless ignition/entry, cloth seats, a leather-wrapped tilt-and-telescoping steering wheel, cruise control, dual-zone automatic climate control, an eight-way power driver's seat, a four-way power front passenger seat, auto-dimming rearview mirror, a sunroof, Bluetooth phone capability, and an eight-speaker stereo with a six-CD changer. The SV trim has additional standard features including foglights, leather seating, driver manual thigh-support extender, driver power lumbar support, and a nine-speaker Bose audio system with satellite radio.
2012 Nissan Maxima Safety
The 2012 Maxima comes standard with many safety features including stability control, traction control, antilock disc brakes, electronic brake-force distribution, tire pressure monitoring, front-seat side-impact airbags, front and rear side curtain airbags, and active front-seat head restraints. The SV trim offers a rearview camera to increase safety for backing up and parking.
The 2012 Maxima received the Insurance Institute for Highway Safety's highest score of "Good" for frontal-offset and side crash protection and an "Acceptable" score for roof strength tests. The National Highway Traffic Safety Administration gave this car five stars out of a possible five stars for side crash tests and rollover risk tests and three stars for front crash tests. The car's overall score was four stars.
Buying a 2012 Nissan Maxima
There are many reasons buyers should consider purchasing a 2012 Maxima. This four-door five-passenger luxury sports sedan is attractively styled, comfortable, and well-built. The Maxima performs well and is powerful and fun to drive.
M'Lady Nissan is excited to be able to offer its Crystal Lake, Illinois area customers the 2012 Maxima. Please plan to visit us soon to take this sedan for a test drive and experience all that the 2012 Maxima has to offer. Take a look at our new inventory and click here for directions to our Nissan dealership. Our salespeople are looking forward to helping you with your purchase.