Kelley Blue Book Value®
$3,308 - $5,124
Used Fair Market Range
Crash Test Rating
Source NHTSA
MPG (up to)
20 City / 28 HWY
Horsepower
265
Seats
4-5
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Kelley Blue Book Value®
$3,308 - $5,124
Used Fair Market Range
Crash Test Rating
Source NHTSA
MPG (up to)
20 City / 28 HWY
Horsepower
265
Seats
4-5

Nissan Maxima Models & Trims

3.5 SE $3,308 - $4,745*
Horsepower: 265 hp
Engine Type: Gas V6
Standard Seating: Cloth
Standard Wheels: 18 x 7.5 in. - Aluminum, Steel
Bluetooth
Navigation System
Heated Seats
Sun Roof
Back-Up Camera
Premium Audio
Smart Device Integration
WiFi Hotspot
Keyless Start
Keyless Entry
Automated Emergency Braking
Blind Spot Monitor
Cross-Traffic Alert
Lane Departure Warning
3.5 SL $3,567 - $5,124*
Horsepower: 265 hp
Engine Type: Gas V6
Standard Seating: Leather
Standard Wheels: 17 x 7.0 in. - Aluminum
Bluetooth
Navigation System
Heated Seats
Sun Roof
Back-Up Camera
Premium Audio
Smart Device Integration
WiFi Hotspot
Keyless Start
Keyless Entry
Automated Emergency Braking
Blind Spot Monitor
Cross-Traffic Alert
Lane Departure Warning

*Prices are Kelley Blue Book® Fair Market Range

Owner Reviews

3.78

45 Reviews

27% 47% 9% 13% 4%

Owner reviews are verified by our team and cannot be altered or removed.

Driver and passenger can control heat/air on their own side of the vehicle.

I absolutely love my maxima. I call her mad max. She's my very first car and I would highly recommend a Nissan maxima to just about anybody. It is a very trustworthy and comfortable car for everyday use or long trips. It is great on gas and it has plenty of room in the back seat and in the trunk. The features for a 2005 are very impressive. The air and heat work amazing and it has a radio/tape/CD player also. I would buy another one no doubt.

- Stephanie A

The longevity of the car seems to be very poor.

My car tail pipes blow tons of exhaustion fumes out when I crank it. The rear view mirrors close up while driving after making sure they were out correctly before driving. It sometimes quits running while I am driving. The engine is going bad. I have been told not to put anymore money into the car. These cars seem to not have longevity. My car has cream of the crop with all the extras. But if it does not run those are useless.

- William W

The bitter and the sweet.

Overall my Nissan is pretty reliable. It is very comfortable to drive and the ride is smooth. The main problem I am experiencing is with the transmission. I was told by a mechanic that specializes in transmission repair, that Nissans made in 2005 have faulty transmissions. I have had it repaired and I am having problems with it pausing and jerking again.

- Rosalyn F

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Compare Models & Key Features

Drivers side profile with drivers side door open.
Front angle view.
Key Specs

Overview

Kelley Blue Book Value

Kelley Blue Book Value
$3,308 - $4,745
$3,567 - $5,124

Horsepower

Horsepower
265 hp
265 hp

Engine Type

Engine Type
3.5L DOHC 24
3.5L DOHC 24
Interior Features

Convenience & Comfort

Sun Roof

Sun Roof
Optional
Optional

Alarm

Alarm
Standard
Standard

Keyless Entry

Keyless Entry
Standard
Standard

Universal Garage Door Opener

Universal Garage Door Opener
Standard
Standard

Heated Mirrors

Heated Mirrors
Optional
Standard

Heated Steering Wheel

Heated Steering Wheel
Optional
Optional

Power Mirrors

Power Mirrors
Standard
Standard

Steering Wheel Controls

Steering Wheel Controls
Standard
Not Available

Cruise Control

Cruise Control
Standard
Standard

Power Windows

Power Windows
Standard
Standard

Rear Defrost

Rear Defrost
Standard
Standard

Premium Sound System

Premium Sound System
Optional
Standard

Power Steering

Power Steering
Standard
Standard

Dimensions

Front Leg Room

Front Leg Room
43.9 in.
43.9 in.

Front Head Room

Front Head Room
40.1 in.
40.1 in.

Rear Leg Room

Rear Leg Room
36.5 in.
36.5 in.

Second Head Room

Second Head Room
37.3 in.
37.3 in.

Trunk Volume

Trunk Volume
15.5 cu. ft.
15.5 cu. ft.

Entertainment

MP3 Player

MP3 Player
Optional
Not Available

Satellite Radio

Satellite Radio
Optional
Optional

CD Player

CD Player
Standard
Standard

Heating & Cooling

Climate Control

Climate Control
Standard
Standard

Dual Zone

Dual Zone
Standard
Standard

Navigation & Communication

Navigation System

Navigation System
Optional
Optional

Seats

Standard Seat

Standard Seat
Cloth
Leather

Passengers

Passengers
4 - 5
4 - 5

Power Driver Seat

Power Driver Seat
Standard
Standard

Power Passenger Seat

Power Passenger Seat
Optional
Standard

Heated Front Seats

Heated Front Seats
Optional
Standard

Heated Rear Seats

Heated Rear Seats
Optional
Optional

Seat Memory

Seat Memory
Optional
Optional

Pass Through Rear Seat

Pass Through Rear Seat
Standard
Standard

Driver Lumbar

Driver Lumbar
Standard
Standard
Exterior Features

Accessories

Standard Wheels

Standard Wheels
Aluminum
Aluminum

Power Folding Mirror

Power Folding Mirror
Optional
Optional

Rear Spoiler

Rear Spoiler
Optional
Not Available

Dimensions

Tire Width

Tire Width
P245/45VR18
P225/55HR17

Wheelbase

Wheelbase
111.2 in.
111.2 in.

Turning Radius

Turning Radius
40 ft.
40 ft.

Length

Length
193.5 in.
193.5 in.

Width

Width
71.7 in.
71.7 in.
Mechanical Specs

Engine & Performance

Weight

Weight
3436 - 3473 .lbs
3467 .lbs

Horsepower

Horsepower
265 hp
265 hp

Torque

Torque
255 ft. lbs.
255 ft. lbs.

Maximum Towing Weight

Maximum Towing Weight
100 .lbs
100 .lbs

4wheel Disc Brakes

4wheel Disc Brakes
Standard
Standard

Performance Tires

Performance Tires
Standard
Standard

Engine Cylinders

Engine Cylinders
V6 Cylinder
V6 Cylinder

Drivetrain

Drivetrain
Front Wheel Drive
Front Wheel Drive

Fuel

Fuel Capacity

Fuel Capacity
20 gal.
20 gal.

Combined

Combined
25 mpg
24 mpg

City

City
20 mpg
20 mpg

Highway

Highway
29 mpg
28 mpg

Suspension

Transmission

Manual Mode

Manual Mode
Standard
Standard
Safety Features

Features

ABS Brakes

ABS Brakes
Standard
Standard

Automatic Headlights

Automatic Headlights
Standard
Standard

Child Safety Locks

Child Safety Locks
Standard
Standard

Stability Control

Stability Control
Optional
Optional

Traction Control

Traction Control
Standard
Standard

HID Headlights

HID Headlights
Optional
Standard

Assistance

Automated Emergency Braking

Automated Emergency Braking
Standard
Standard

Air Bags

Driver Airbag

Driver Airbag
Standard
Standard

Passenger Airbag

Passenger Airbag
Standard
Standard

Front Side Airbag

Front Side Airbag
Standard
Standard

Front Head Airbag

Front Head Airbag
Standard
Standard

Rear Head Airbag

Rear Head Airbag
Standard
Standard

Safety & Reliability

NHTSA Crash Test
  • Overall

  • Front

  • Side

  • Rollover

*National Highway Traffic Safety Administration

IIHS Crash Test
  • Moderate Overlap Front

  • Side

  • Roof Strength

    N/A
  • Driver-side Overlap Front

    N/A

*Insurance Institute for Highway Safety

JD Power Rating
Not Rated by JD Power

*JD Power Circle Ratings