Showcased at the 2019 Detroit International Auto show, the 2019 Maxima is available in three well-equipped models: Maxima SL, SR and Platinum, each equipped with a 300-horsepower 3.5-litre VQ-series V6 engine and performance-oriented Xtronic transmission. Manufacturer’s Suggested Retail Prices1 (MSRP) for the 2019 Nissan Maxima: Maxima SL$40,790 CAD, Maxima SR $43,190 CAD, and Maxima Platinum $45,650 CAD. Freight and PDI $1,795
Maxima’s aggressive, updated exterior appearance was created by Nissan Design America in La Jolla, Calif. and features a more voluminous front grille with a deeper V-motion flow that carries into the hood and down the body to the redesigned rear tail lamps and rear fascia. The standard jewel-like LED headlights and Nissan Signature Daytime Running Lights add to the Maxima’s premium, high performance appearance, along with the new, deep fascia design.
The new rear fascia includes integrated quad-tip exhaust finishers, while a new sport rear spoiler is also added to the Maxima SR grade. New wheel designs have been developed – including 19” gloss black alloy wheels on the SR grade and 19” aluminum alloy wheels on the Platinum grade. In addition, a new premium exterior paint colour, Sunset Drift ChromaFlair, has been added to the Maxima colour palette. Interior enhancements include: standard Rear Door Alert (RDA) for all grade levels, revised SiriusXM® Radio with Advanced Auto Features (SiriusXM® subscription required, sold separately) and revised Nissan Door to Door Navigation system, which is standard.
The new 2019 Maxima also includes the availability of Nissan Safety Shield 360, a suite of six advanced active safety and driver-assist technologies designed to help provide 360 degrees of confidence. Safety Shield 360 includes Intelligent Emergency Braking with Pedestrian Detection, Blind Spot Warning, Rear Cross Traffic Alert, Lane Departure Warning, High Beam Assist and Rear Intelligent Emergency Braking.
In addition to Safety Shield 360, the 2019 Maxima also expands the availability of Intelligent Cruise Control (ICC), High Beam Assist (HBA) and Traffic Sign Recognition (TSR). Maxima’s innovation Intelligent Driver Alertness (I-DA) 2 is now standard on all grade levels.