The 2012 Nissan Maxima gets a refresh on the outside with a new front grille design, new rear combination lights, and new 18-inch and 19-inch aluminum-alloy wheels. Inside the 2012 Maxima gets a new meter cluster illumination color, Dark Piano-hairline trim, Atlantic Cherry wood tone trim, a new metallic-finish trim, and a new Cafe Latte interior color.
The Maxima now comes with a special Limited Edition Package for the 3.5 S model, which includes smoked headlights, Xenon headlights, a compass in the rearview mirror, 18-inch aluminum-alloy Dark Hyper Silver finish wheels, a rear spoiler, dark satin chrome front grille and fog lights.
The Maxima is powered by a 290 horsepower 3.5L V6 mated to a CVT transmission. The Maxima 3.5 S starts at $31,750 and the Maxima 3.5 SV starts at $34,450.