The newest 2019 Nissan Maxima starts off the next year with an update. The newest model will see some changes made to it as the model continues its ascent to greatness. The Maxima is one of the few cars which has gotten better with each new model and update. Ever since the car was introduced back in 1976 it has gradually evolved. It presents the perfect way a model should be done and redesigned as each new vehicle introduced something new that made the car that much better. The current eight-generation model is getting its first update and as we are able to see it only means more of the goodiness that Nissan has gotten us used to.
The Nissan Maxima made its debut first as a trim level for the Bluebird car and only later became its own thing and a standalone model. The model has gone a long way since then till now as each new generation model managed to evolve the car and bring it some exciting new details. The Maxima now looks and feels the way it needed to feel all those years ago and is one of the better cars in the segment. The eight-gen model made an introductory debut at the Super Bowel in the form of an ad, back in 2015. It was only later that year that the model was showcased officially and live at the New York Auto Show.
The current model has been inspired based on the Sport Sedan Concept which Nissan has introduced already some time ago. It was the newest and actually the next step in the evolution of Nissan models and it fitted the Maxima brand the best. It introduced all the current things that we see as favorable for the Maxima. A new kind of an exterior which introduced the latest DNA for the Nissan cars and an interior to match with all the technology and comfort features that everyone is looking for.
Now when the competition is getting better and better, the Nissan Maxima is not going to stand idly by and watch others evolve. This is the reason for the 2019 update brought to the Nissan Maxima which will keep the freshness of the car and help it stand tall compared to all the rivaling models. One thing for the Maxima that we were able to find out is that it will become pricier compared to before. But if you want a great car you have to pay for it and the 2019 Nissan Maxima is going to be worth the price. Here is our review before the release date comes.
When is the Release Date of the 2019 Nissan Maxima Set For?
The news about the 2019 Nissan Maxima is spreading fast. The current generation model is perhaps their most important one yet and it has proven that it could be a very important vehicle for the lineup and the entire Nissan brand. There are many full-size sedans out there thriving and the release of the Maxima is one which is expected by all. The model is still at least a year away but based on the pictures and the current released information the model is expected to be released somewhere by mid-2018. More details will come out soon to confirm the news, but things are looking good and we are probably going to see the vehicle make its long awaited debut by then. There may be a showcasing at an early auto show down the line and we will report it once it is established.
A Jump in the Price
One of the things that most people are not going to like about the 2019 Nissan Maxima is its price. The overall price of the car is going to increase this time but it is not going to be by a large margin. Yet some people are going to be disappointed as they have probably wanted to see a lesser price tag than the currently given one. The model has been announced in all the usual trim level which the previous one had so we are only going to transfer all of them for the new model year. The offer starts with the entry S trim priced $32,560, the SV is going to cost $34,540, the SL is $37,040, the SR is going to be $37,820, while the top one is still the Platinum costing $39,990. All in all, you will get your money’s worth that is for sure and people will decide if it is worth the money they could pay for it as the Maxima is a great looking car.
Updated Features for the Exterior
The newest 2019 Nissan Maxima is going to be a continuation of its current self. The model will mainly enhance the given features and make them better for the upcoming season. The vehicle is essentially still a toned down version of the Sport Sedan Concept which the car is initially based on. It is sculptured in appearance and has a streamlined body and also boasts a wider profile compared to before. Most of the important cues are borrowed from the concept vehicle and it makes them look exceptionally good here. The front end of the car adds a V-shaped grille which boomerang casings for the headlights which are made from three parts. They also include LEDs.
The taillight also has boomerang casings that also adopt LEDs while a chrome strip is placed between them. The bumper is identical and it has not changed but the exhaust pipes use a different kind of a design and appear sportier. The profile of the 2019 Maxima is exceptionally good and it makes the model a standout in the segment. We see the added black-out pillars and the new Dual Panel panoramic moonroof. The sloping rear glass helps to make a coupe-like appearance of the car while the muscular fenders also make a difference here. The car is going to be further enhanced with such additions as the Midnight Edition, Medallion Package and the Dynamic Package, which all bring their own individual stamp on the Maxima model.
Interior Additions and Shape Up
The interior of the 2019 Nissan Maxima is heavily inspired by the concept version as well. The dash and the instrument cluster is almost identical. The HVAC vents come with additional buttons and knobs which are placed in the center stack for added control. But the center console is a bit too crowded now as beside the gearshifter there are additional controls and buttons placed there. But the general impression is that the model looks much more premium than you would expect to see form a Nissan Maxima model and it offers a very titular look.
Nissan has also adopted the news Zero Gravity seats which are standardly bolstered on the sides. The driver has eight-way adjustability while the passenger has four-way ones. The seats will also add three new layers which is going to make it feel even more comfortable and there is even optional leather given to improve the comfort. The flat bottom steering wheel is wrapped with perforated leather inserts and there is also Alcantara available for the most high end trims.
The added technology is going to include a NissanConnect system which will be equipped with navigation as standard 8-inch color display which uses smartphone gestures. For Android devices, there is the Hands-Free Text Messaging Assistant and also Nissan Voice Recognition. The instrument cluster also adds a 7-inch split-display. The mentioned packages also add something special on the inside of the Maxima and make the offer even more premium than originally intended.
The innovations for the engine of the 2019 Nissan Maxima are going to include 60% of new parts being used for them. The motor is supposed to increase this way and bring a new and improved kind of a performance. The engines the same, the 3.5-liter V-6 engine, seen in the last version it is just that they have improved it a bit and gave it the opportunity to perform a lot better. The car is not able to make 300 horsepower and 261 pound-feet of torque, which is an increase of 10 hp compared to the model before it. The engine is really important for the new Maxima as it provides it with an increased output which is much larger than anything that the competition has to throw in. It will certainly have an advantage and many of the fans are going to make their picks solely on the fact that this car is more powerful.
2019 Nissan Maxima 0-60 mph and Top Speed
With the improved engine for the 2019 Nissan Maxima, we are also going to see some improved specs. The vehicle is now capable of getting to 0-60 mph in 6.3 seconds, which is close to what the competition is capable of doing. But the top speed will still be limited to 135 mpg, which is a standard setup. All in all, the model is not going to have too much of an advantage here but will be very close to the stats that the models in the segment are outputting themselves.
Fuel Economy for the 2019 Nissan Maxima
This is where things get to be better for the 2019 Nissan Maxima. The model will get an improved consumption rating thanks to the newest changes made to the engine. The vehicle is now going to be capable of making 30 mpg highway and 22 mpg city. This is a great improvement which is made and it is certainly going to help the Maxima beat the concept. Fuel economy could be one of the driving forces behind the model’s setup so expect it to improve as the car comes along.
Fixed Safety for the 2019 Nissan Maxima
The newest 2019 Nissan Maxima is going to improve the safety. The model beforehand had problems with the fuel tank which resulted in an immediately recall. Luckily the problem was addressed and everything is fixed and this generation of vehicles does not have the problem which the previous one had. IIHS has even given its Top Safety Pick+ for the testing that they have done previously. The 2019 model will add the latest safety equipment as standard which includes airbags and stability control, but it will also include forward-collision warning, adaptive cruise control and blind spot monitors.
The new 2019 Nissan Maxima is going to transfer the size of the current generation model. Actually the outgoing model has already increased dimensions throughout its crossover from the seventh to eight. The model has been made to be 2.2 inches longer while its position is 1.3 inches lower, which balances out the car immensely and gives it a perfect look now. So the current dimensions are going to stand at 192.8 Inches of overall length, 73.2 Inches width, 56.5 Inches height, while the wheelbase is going to be 109.3 Inches. It is good that they did not change anything here as the previous model has done its best to establish this balanced look which the vehicle will certainly be made to be better for.
Rivals in the Segment
The appearance of the 2019 Nissan Maxima in the mid-size sedan segment will stir things up a bit. The vehicle is already a familiar face here and has adopted the brand of being one of the best lately. But that is not to say that there are not opponents here. The two particular ones that we have in mind include the Toyota Avalon and the Chevrolet Impala. These two cars are going to go head to head with the Maxima and we will see which one of them lands on top. The model is certainly going to be a successful one for the brand and we are expecting the vehicle to thrive as it did before. The updates will certainly make it better and we will see if the competition has improved enough to be completive and bring their own offer.
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