Nissan Maxima for Sale in Nigeria
The Nissan Maxima was launched in 1976 as an upscale version of Nissan Bluebird, and was called Bluebird 2000G6. The second generation arrived with Datsun 810 nameplate, which was also called Maxima in some markets. However in 1983, this executive car was permanently named as Nissan Maxima. The Japanese automaker introduced eighth generation Maxima in 2009.
The Nigerian leading automobile distributor, Stallion MNM Limited established an assembly plant in Nigeria last year. In April 2014, the company started selling Nigerian-made Nissan Altima, Nissan Patrol, Nissan Sentra and Nissan Almera. The company also intends to offer Nissan Maxima for sale in Nigeria in the near future.
What to know when Buying Nissan Maxima
Performance and Specifications of Nissan Maxima
The 2015 Nissan Maxima comes equipped with a 3.5 liter V6 engine assisted by an advanced X-tronic Continuously Variable Transmission (CVT). The innovative value design engine produces 290 horsepower and 353 Nm torque with a press on accelerator. Maxima’s revolutionary D-platform delivers the patented 4-door Sports Car® performance. A stiffer, lighter suspension allows for quicker acceleration and enhanced agility.
The Nissan Maxima can travel at a maximum speed of 211 km/h. Moreover, it delivers 0-100km/h acceleration in 6.4 seconds, which is best in the premium midsize sedan segment. Contrary to that, it is poorer in the fuel efficiency as compared to its competitors, Volvo S80 and Peugeot 508, with an economy of 10.4 liters/100km.
How is the design of Nissan Maxima
Nissan Maxima Exterior Design
The Nissan Maxima takes a commanding posture with an aggressive silhouette and available 19-inch alloy wheels. Also, the available HID Xenon headlights give a brighter and sharper beam pattern for supreme visibility during night. The standard exterior features include dual chrome exhaust furnishers, power sliding moon-roof, LED taillights, UV reducing solar glass and aluminum hood. The new Maxima comes in eight exciting exterior colour options for a more personalized experience.
Nissan Maxima Interior Design
On the inside, 8-way power driver’s seat, 4-way power passenger seat and 60/40 split folding rear seat deliver a pleasurable seating experience. These are available in different colors and materials. The options include premium charcoal leather, café latte cloth, charcoal cloth, charcoal leather, café latte leather and premium café latte leather. To create a more sober environment, designers have added standard door sill plates, piano-hairline trim, leather-wrapped shift knob, leather-wrapped steering wheel with tilt/telescoping steering column, mood lighting and sun visors with illuminated vanity mirrors.
What are the best features of Nissan Maxima
There are many comfort and convenience features that make this car a premium sedan. The standard facilities include multi-functional trip computer flanked by daytime illuminating gauges and dual zone automatic temperature control. You can access this vehicle through the Nissan Intelligent Key® that allows push button start and remote trunk release. Moreover, the audio and auto-cruise controls are mounted on the steering wheel for maximum level of convenience.
If you are keen to spend more on your next ride, you can go for the optional features like Nissan hard drive navigation system with 7-inch VGA touchscreen monitor and voice control, HomeLink® universal transceiver and iPod storage net inside center console.
Nigerian Used and Tokunbo Nissan Maxima in Nigeria
There are some dealers in major cities such as Lagos and Abuja offering the latest Nissan Maxima but many other car dealers are selling slightly used Nissan Maxima of different year models. A lot of these slightly used Nissan Maxima version are tokunbo models that are imported into the country in neatly used and good condition. A few private sellers also offer registered Nissan Maxima cars that have been used in Nigeria. Check out which Nigerian cities have dealers offering used Nissan Maxima cars;
The Best Nissan Maxima year to Buy
The year models of Nissan Maxima that quite famous in the Nigerian used vehicle market are the Nissan Maxima 2005, Nissan Maxima 2004 and the Nissan Maxima 2002 year models. The Carmudi website also offers latest Nissan Maxima year models offered for sale in Nigeria.
Nissan Maxima Price in Nigeria
The brand new Nissan Maxima is rarely found in the Nigerian markets, but you can always find all the different year models of used or tokunbo Nissan Maxima with an affordable price range.
Overall Impression of Nissan Maxima
As compared to its closest competitors in Nigerian market i.e. Peugeot 508 and Volvo S80, the Nissan Maxima has the highest appeal for local consumers. This is the reason, you may be able to resell it at a good price whenever you are ready for trade.