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3/4 Front Glamour 2012 Nissan Maxima

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Specs, Warranty & Reliability

The table below shows all 2012 Nissan Maxima specs by style, including MPG (fuel economy), transmission details, and interior and exterior dimensions. Additionally, find 2012 Nissan Maxima warranty and reliability information, such as limits on bumper-to-bumper coverage and major components.

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  • Overview
    MSRP *$32,420$35,120
    Invoice *$29,695$32,163
    Engine3.5L V-6 290 HP3.5L V-6 290 HP
    TransmissionXtronic 2-spd sequential shift control CVT w/ODXtronic 2-spd sequential shift control CVT w/OD
    Fuel Economy City19.0 mpg19.0 mpg
    Fuel Economy Hwy26.0 mpg26.0 mpg
    Bumper to Bumper Months/Miles36/36,00036/36,000
  • Powertrain
    Engine3.5L V-6 290 HP3.5L V-6 290 HP
    TransmissionXtronic 2-spd sequential shift control CVT w/ODXtronic 2-spd sequential shift control CVT w/OD
    Alternator130 amp130 amp
    Battery550 amp with run down protection550 amp with run down protection
    Axle Ratio5.175.17
    Recommended Fuel Typepremium unleadedpremium unleaded
    Fuel Tank20.0 gal.20.0 gal.
    Auxiliary Fuel TankN/AN/A
    Exhauststainless steel with chrome tailpipe finishstainless steel with chrome tailpipe finish
    Drive Typefront-wheelfront-wheel
    4WD ShiftN/AN/A
    Locking Hub ControlN/AN/A
    Limited Slip DifferentialN/AN/A
    Traction ControlABS & drivelineABS & driveline
  • Steering and Suspension
    Electronic Stabilitystability controlstability control
    RideN/AN/A
    Ride ControlN/AN/A
    Adaptive SuspensionN/AN/A
    Auto-Levelling SuspensionN/AN/A
    Front Suspensionstrutstrut
    Front Anti-Roll Barfront anti-roll barfront anti-roll bar
    Front Springscoilcoil
    Front Torsion BarN/AN/A
    Front Shocksgas-pressurizedgas-pressurized
    Rear Suspensionmulti-linkmulti-link
    Rear Anti-Roll Barrear anti-roll barrear anti-roll bar
    Rear Springscoilcoil
    Rear Shocksgas-pressurizedgas-pressurized
    Steeringrack & pinionrack & pinion
    Steering CoolerN/AN/A
    Brakes4-wheel disc4-wheel disc
    Vented Disc Brakesfront and rearfront and rear
    Wheels18.0 " silver aluminum18.0 " silver aluminum
    Front TiresP245/45VR18.0BSW ASP245/45VR18.0BSW AS
    Rear Tires (if different from Front)N/AN/A
    Spare Tire and Wheelcompact steelcompact steel
  • Seating and Interior
    Seating Capacity55
    Front Seat Typebucketbucket
    Heated Front SeatsN/AN/A
    Front Headrestsadjustableadjustable
    Front Armrestscenter w/storagecenter w/storage
    Front Driver Seat Direction Controls(8-way power)10-way (8-way power)
    Easy EntryN/AN/A
    Front Passenger Seat Direction Controls(4-way power)(4-way power)
    Rear Seats60-40 bench60-40 bench
    Rear Headrestsadjustableadjustable
    Rear Child SeatsN/AN/A
    Rear Armrestscentercenter
    Third Row SeatsN/AN/A
    Third Row Child SeatsN/AN/A
    Third Row ArmrestsN/AN/A
    Seat Trimclothleather
    Door Trimclothvinyl
    Headlinerfull clothfull cloth
    Floor Trimcarpetcarpet
    Floor MatsN/AN/A
    Dashboard Insertpiano blackpiano black
    Gear Shift Knob Trimleatherleather
  • Comfort and Conveniences
    Sunroofexpress open/closeexpress open/close
    Convertible RoofN/AN/A
    Roof FeaturesN/AN/A
    Vanity Mirrorsdual illuminateddual illuminated
    Auxiliary Visorsdualdual
    Rearview Mirrorauto-dimming day-nightauto-dimming day-night
    Rear Visor Vanity MirrorN/AN/A
    Glove Boxlockinglocking
    Cabback InsulatorN/AN/A
    Dome Lightfadefade
    Reading Lightsfront & rearfront & rear
    Floor Consolefullfull
    Overhead Consolemini with storagemini with storage
    Cup Holderfront and rearfront and rear
    Instrument Panel StorageN/AN/A
    Dashboard StorageN/AN/A
    Interior Concealed StorageN/AN/A
    Seatback Storage22
    Refrigerated BoxN/AN/A
    Manufacturer Luggage SetN/AN/A
    Door Binsdualdual
    Rear Door BinsN/AN/A
    Underseat TrayN/AN/A
    Cargo Concealed StorageN/AN/A
    Cargo Floor Trimcarpetedcarpeted
    Trunk Lid Trimcarpetcarpet
    Cargo CoverN/AN/A
    Cargo NetN/AN/A
    Cargo Tie DownsN/AN/A
    Cargo Lightcargo lightcargo light
    Air CompressorN/AN/A
    Front Air Conditioningdual zone frontdual zone front
    Climate Controlautomatic air conditioningautomatic air conditioning
    Rear Air ConditioningN/AN/A
    Air Filterair filterair filter
    Rear Heat Ductsunderseat ductsunderseat ducts
    Automatic Air RecirculationN/AN/A
    Rear HeaterN/AN/A
    RadioAM/FM stereo, clock, seek-scanSiriusXM AM/FM/Satellite, clock, seek-scan
    Radio Steering Wheel Controlsradio steering wheel controlsradio steering wheel controls
    CDin-dash mounted 6-discin-dash mounted 6-disc
    MP3 PlayerMP3 decoderMP3 decoder
    MiniDisc PlayerN/AN/A
    Speakers89 Bose
    AmplifierN/A320W premium
    Radio Theft DeterrentN/AN/A
    Antennawindow grid diversitywindow grid diversity
    Cruise Controlwith steering wheel controlswith steering wheel controls
    Door Lockspower with 2 stage unlockpower with 2 stage unlock
    Heated Door LocksN/AN/A
    Remote Keyless Entrykeyfob (all doors)keyfob (all doors)
    Trunk/Hatch/Door Releasepowerpower
    Remote Fuel Flap ReleaseN/AN/A
    Rear Window ReleaseN/AN/A
    Rear Child Safety Door Locksrear child safety door locksrear child safety door locks
    Fuel Filler Door Releasefuel filler door releasefuel filler door release
    Cell PhoneN/AN/A
    Power Outlets22
    AC power outletN/AN/A
    Trunk PulldownN/AN/A
    Driver Foot Restdriver foot restdriver foot rest
    Retained Accessory Powerretained accessory powerretained accessory power
    Garage Door OpenerN/AHomeLink Wireless Control System
    Smokers PackageN/AN/A
    Lighter ElementsN/AN/A
    First Aid KitN/AN/A
    Emergency SOSN/AN/A
    Adjustable PedalsN/AN/A
    Entertainment CenterN/AN/A
    Voice RecorderN/AN/A
    Picnic TableN/AN/A
    Internet AccessN/AN/A
    Instrument Displayanaloganalog
    Tachometertachometertachometer
    Oil Pressure GaugeN/AN/A
    Water Temp Gaugeengine temperature gaugeengine temperature gauge
    Volt GaugeN/AN/A
    InclinometerN/AN/A
    AltimeterN/AN/A
    Heads Up DisplayN/AN/A
    ClockN/AN/A
    CompassN/Acompass
    Exterior Temperatureexterior temperatureexterior temperature
    Systems MonitorN/AN/A
    Check ControlN/AN/A
    Trip Computertrip computertrip computer
    Trip Odometertrip odometertrip odometer
    Park Distance ControlN/AN/A
    Navigation SystemN/AN/A
    Steering Wheeltelescopic tilttelescopic tilt
    Steering Wheel Materialleatherleather
    Tow BarN/AN/A
    Front Windowspowerpower
    Rear Windowspowerpower
    Quarter Vent Rear WindowsN/AN/A
    1-Touch Opendriver and passengerdriver and passenger
    Tinted Windowslightlight
    Double Pane Side GlassN/AN/A
    Sun BlindsN/AN/A
    Front Windshield Wipersvariable intermittentvariable intermittent
    Heated Front WipersN/AN/A
    Rain Detecting WipersN/AN/A
    Speed Sensitve Wipersspeed sensitive wipersspeed sensitive wipers
    Rear Windshield WiperN/AN/A
    Rear Heated WipersN/AN/A
    Electrically Heated WindshieldN/AN/A
    Sun Visor Stripsun visor stripsun visor strip
    Rear Defrosterrear defrosterrear defroster
    Rear BlindsN/AN/A
    Rear Windshield TypeN/AN/A
  • Safety
    Anti-Lock Brakes (ABS)4-wheel anti-lock brakes (ABS)4-wheel anti-lock brakes (ABS)
    Daytime Running LightsN/AN/A
    Center High Mounted Stop Lightcenter high mounted stop lightcenter high mounted stop light
    Front Impact Airbagsdriver and passengerdriver and passenger
    Driver Side Impact Airbagsseat mountedseat mounted
    Passenger Side Impact Airbagseat mountedseat mounted
    Overhead Airbagcurtain 1st and 2nd row overhead airbagscurtain 1st and 2nd row overhead airbags
    Occupancy Sensoroccupancy sensoroccupancy sensor
    Childseat SensorN/AN/A
    Head ProtectionN/AN/A
    Knee AirbagN/AN/A
    Rear Side AirbagN/AN/A
    Side Impact Barsside impact beamsside impact beams
    Seatbelt Pretensionersfrontfront
    Ignition Disableimmobilizerimmobilizer
    Panic Alarmpanic alarmpanic alarm
    Tracker SystemN/AN/A
    Security Systemsecurity systemsecurity system
  • Dimensions and Capacities
    Door Count4 doors4 doors
    Maximum Cargo Volume14.2 cu.ft.14.2 cu.ft.
    Exterior Cargo LengthN/AN/A
    Exterior Length190.6 "190.6 "
    Exterior Width73.2 "73.2 "
    Exterior Height57.8 "57.8 "
    Wheelbase109 "109 "
    Front Tread62 "62 "
    Rear Tread62 "62 "
    Turning Radius18.7 '18.7 '
    Gross Vehicle Weight Rating4,698 lbs.4,698 lbs.
    Curb Weight3,556 lbs.3,579 lbs.
    Front Gross Axle Weight RatingN/AN/A
    Rear Gross Axle Weight RatingN/AN/A
    PayloadN/AN/A
    Max Trailer Weight1,000 lbs.1,000 lbs.
    Max Trailer Tongue WeightN/AN/A
    Drag Coefficient.33.33
    Front Legroom43.8 "43.8 "
    Rear Legroom34.6 "34.6 "
    Front Headroom38.5 "38.5 "
    Rear Headroom36.4 "36.4 "
    Third Row HeadroomN/AN/A
    Front Hiproom53.4 "53.4 "
    Rear Hiproom53.9 "53.9 "
    Third Row HiproomN/AN/A
    Front Shoulder Room56.3 "56.3 "
    Rear Shoulder Room55.1 "55.1 "
    Third Row Shoulder RoomN/AN/A
    Passenger Volume96 cu.ft.96 cu.ft.
    Exterior Cargo WidthN/AN/A
    Exterior Cargo VolumeN/AN/A
    Interior Cargo Volume14.2 cu.ft.14.2 cu.ft.
    Interior Cargo Volume w/Seats FoldedN/AN/A
  • Exterior Features
    Mud FlapsN/AN/A
    Rear SpoilerN/AN/A
    Running BoardsN/AN/A
    Skid PlatesN/AN/A
    Trunk RackN/AN/A
    PickupN/AN/A
    Bumpersbody-coloredbody-colored
    Rear BumperN/AN/A
    Rear Step BumperN/AN/A
    Bodyside MoldingsN/AN/A
    Bodyside InsertN/AN/A
    Bodyside CladdingN/AN/A
    Rocker Panel ExtensionsN/AN/A
    Wheel WellN/AN/A
    Fender FlaresN/AN/A
    Grille Moldingschromechrome
    Paintclearcoat monotoneclearcoat monotone
    Exterior Mirrorsdual power remotedual power remote
    TraileringN/AN/A
    Trailering HarnessN/AN/A
    Trailering HitchN/AN/A
  • Warranty
    Bumper to Bumper Months/Miles36/36,00036/36,000
    Major Components Months/Miles60/60,00060/60,000
    Corrosion Perforation Months/Miles60/unlimited60/unlimited
    Roadside Assistance Months/MilesN/AN/A
    Maintenance Months/MilesN/AN/A
    Accessories Months/Miles36/36,00036/36,000
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Safety Rating

Below is the 2012 Nissan Maxima safety rating information and crash results as reported by the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA). The ratings are based on a star system and can vary by style.
StyleFrontal Rating
Side Rating
3.5 S 4dr Sedan
DriverFront Seat
PassengerRear Seat
3.5 SV 4dr Sedan
DriverFront Seat
PassengerRear Seat

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