Nissan is updating the current Maxim in the US: The 2017 version pricing was announced and the car is available in five trim levels: Maxima S, SV, SL, SR and Platinum. Each version is equipped with a 300-horsepower 3.5-liter VQ-series V6 engine and performance-oriented Xtronic transmission.
The eighth-generation Maxima, which was totally reimagined for the 2016 model year, is enhanced for 2017 with the addition of standard Apple CarPlayTM iPhone connectivity and two new accessory equipment packages – the Medallion Package and Dynamic Package.
The 2017 Maxima’s features standard NissanConnectSM with Navigation featuring Apple CarPlay system projected on a 8.0-inch touch-screen display, along with SiriusXM Satellite Radio and SiriusXM Travel Link applications, Streaming audio via Bluetooth, Hands-free Text Messaging Assistant, Nissan Voice Recognition for navigation and audio and two front illuminated USB connection ports for iPod interface and other compatible devices.
Maxima Platinum models include standard NissanConnect with Navigation and Services featuring Apple CarPlay. The system’s wide range of features includes automatic collision notification, remote start via smartphone, emergency call and even stolen vehicle locator.
The new Medallion Package (Platinum grade) includes a Premium spoiler, 18-inch aluminum-alloy wheels, illuminated kick plates, interior accent lighting and exterior ground lighting. The new Dynamic Package (SV grade) offers a Premium spoiler, 18-inch aluminum-alloy wheels, illuminated kick plate and side rocker molding. Also offered is the Midnight Edition (SR grade), which features a sport spoiler, rear diffuser and 19-inch gloss black aluminum-alloy wheels with center caps.
Price start at $32,560 USD for the Maxima S and can reach up to $39,990 USD for the Maxima Platinum.