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The 2017 Nissan Maxima S ($32,560) comes with cloth upholstery, power front seats, Bluetooth audio streaming, two USB ports, 18-inch wheels, and a rearview camera.
Maxima SV ($34,540) adds heated front seats, leather upholstery, and heated outside mirrors. Maxima SL ($37,040) comes with a panoramic sunroof, 11-speaker Bose audio, and LED lighting. A group of active-safety features includes forward-collision warning, blind-spot monitoring with rear cross-traffic alert, and adaptive cruise control.
Maxima SR ($37,820) features a significantly upgraded suspension for sportier handling. The panoramic sunroof is absent, but LED headlights and 19-inch wheels are standard. Ventilated front seats have Alcantara inserts. Nissan’s Dynamics-control module includes Active Trace Control, Ride Control, and Engine Braking.
Maxima Platinum ($39,990) aims at luxury, with plenty of leather and wood trim. Included are a power tilt/telescoping steering column, rain-sensing wipers, Nissan Connect telematics, surround-view cameras, power rear-window sunshade, moving-object detection, and a driver alert system.