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3.5 SE Key Features & Specs

Kelley Blue Book Value®
New Fair Market Range
Crash Test Rating
Source NHTSA
MPG (up to)
20 City / 28-29 HWY

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Mechanical Features

  • 3.5L DOHC 24-valve V6 engine
  • Drive-by-wire electronic throttle
  • 5-speed automatic transmission w/manual mode
  • 6-speed manual transmission w/OD
  • Traction control system (TCS)
  • Front wheel drive
  • Independent strut front suspension
  • Multi-link beam rear suspension
  • Front/rear stabilizer bar
  • P245/45VR18 all-season tires
  • 18" 6-spoke alloy wheels
  • Pwr rack & pinion steering
  • Pwr 4-wheel disc brakes, front vented
  • 4-wheel anti-lock braking system (ABS)
  • Brake assist & electronic brake force distribution (EBD)
  • Dual exhaust w/4 ports & chrome finishers

Exterior Features

  • Body-color door handles
  • Body-color body-side moldings & bumpers
  • Skyview panoramic ceiling
  • Front fog lamps
  • Auto on/off halogen headlamps
  • Body-color dual pwr mirrors
  • UV reducing solar glass w/dark upper windshield band
  • Cornering lights
  • Variable intermittent speed-sensitive windshield wipers w/mist function

Interior Features

  • 5-passenger seating
  • 8-way pwr driver seat w/manual lumbar support
  • Cloth seat trim
  • 60/40 split fold-down rear bench seat w/lock & center armrest
  • Height adjustable dual-level center console lid w/armrest
  • Overhead console w/sunglass holder
  • Lower c-stack storage w/lid
  • Tilt/telescopic steering column
  • Leather-wrapped sport steering wheel
  • Immobilizer system
  • Segmented center display-inc: HVAC temp, digital clock, outside temp display, distance to empty, avg fuel/speed, driving time, maintenance intervals
  • LCD trip odometer
  • Front seat belt fastener warning light
  • Pwr windows w/auto up/down, key cylinder up/down
  • Pwr door locks w/selective unlocking feature
  • Cruise control w/steering wheel mounted controls
  • Remote pwr hood/trunk/fuel-filler door releases
  • Remote keyless entry system w/pwr window-down feature
  • Vehicle security system
  • Dual automatic temp control
  • Air conditioning w/rear vents
  • Rear window defroster w/timer
  • AM/FM stereo radio w/cassette/CD player-inc: (8) speakers & illuminated steering wheel audio controls
  • In-glass diversity antenna
  • Lockable glove box
  • Front/rear dual cup holders
  • (3) 12V pwr outlets
  • Front door map pockets
  • Dual illuminated visor vanity mirrors
  • Sunvisor extentions
  • Auto-dimming rearview mirror
  • Homelink universal transmitter
  • Driver/front passenger seatback pockets
  • Dual rear coat hooks
  • Cargo net

Safety Features

  • Driver & front passenger dual stage airbags w/seat belt sensors
  • Driver & front passenger side-impact supplemental airbags
  • Front/rear roof-mounted curtain side-impact supplemental airbags
  • Active head restraints
  • 4-wheel anti-lock braking system (ABS)
  • Front seat belts w/pretensioners/load limiters/adjustable anchors
  • ELR seat belt system for driver
  • ALR/ELR seat belt system for all passengers
  • 3-point rear seat belts
  • Child safety rear door locks
  • Lower anchor and tethers for children (LATCH system)
  • Traction control system (TCS)
  • Energy absorbing steering column
  • Front/rear crumple zones
  • Trunk lid emergency release (inside trunk)

Options & Packages

2006 Nissan Maxima Owner Reviews

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Great car for anyone that lasts multiple years

2006 Nissan Maxima 3.5 SE

Speedy little car that is perfect for any person. Gas mileage is great and does great on all roads. The back seat feels larger than it is and there is a lot of trunk space. The best part of the car is that the seats are leather and that there is heated seats and a moonroof. The current issues that it is having as the years have progressed is the transmission because of how many miles have been put on the car.

- Alyssa P

Full capacity. It has a lot of space in the Cabot area and also in the back

2006 Nissan Maxima 3.5 SE

Nissan is a good choice if you're looking for a car. About the Maxima model is both elegant, discreet and also strong and high character. It is a very good car for a family, spacious and good quality. We have about 3 years with it, been a second hand car, I consider the best option for me. We are planning to buy a second car, and Nissan Maxima (a newer version) it's our number one option.

- Stephanie D

2006 Nissan Maxima. It never disappoints

2006 Nissan Maxima 3.5 SE

I love my Maxima. Best car I've ever owned. Heated seats never disappoint on those cold days. Gets up and moves when you hit the gas pedal. Gas mileage could be better. Very minimal service related issues. Smooth riding. Has an amazing stereo system. Makes my daily commute much more enjoyable. All in all, a great comfortable car.

- Heidi T

The 2006, Nissan Maxima, it a sturdy reliable vehicle,,

2006 Nissan Maxima 3.5 SE

The car has a shape that can look nice in certain angles. The car has a shake problem, that has been in the shop many times. It has many transmission problems, and is very hard to maintain. It has to go to the shop at least once a year. It is reliable, but not for long road trips. It can make up to 3 hour drives with no problems.

- Tanya C

It has speed & is a great car.

2006 Nissan Maxima 3.5 SE

My main problem of course is my car is a gas guzzler! I bought it used & it has not given me any issues. It was a great investment being as though it's my first car. It is a relatable car for me. My seat is adjustable (up/down and forward/backwards). That was important because I'm short.

- Kara N

An interesting detail of my vehicle is that it has a sunroof.

2006 Nissan Maxima 3.5 SE

I truly enjoy my vehicle, it has a nice sun roof & it is pretty fast. It can keep up with a v6 mustang. I recommend this type of car to people that are into fast cars. But overall it works pretty good & I haven't had any issues with it so far. They are pretty luxurious for its year too.

- Sam D

Extras for my Nissan Maxima and the pros

2006 Nissan Maxima 3.5 SE

Love it it's pretty and reliable, love the heated seats and sunroof... Air conditioner has not been as cold as should be need to have it serviced. The color is a great color and I love the leather seats as they are easier to clean having teenager kids that ride in the car consistently

- Janet C

It's just a good car. It did what it should for the price I paid for it.

2006 Nissan Maxima 3.5 SE

Leaking power steering fluid, stretched timing chain. Good car but really tedious to change headlights because you have to completely remove the bumper in the process. There was a recall on something to do with the gas tank. Decent gas mileage. Good smooth driving car.

- Anna E

It's a great family car that has lasted my family for 14 yrs.

2006 Nissan Maxima 3.5 SE

The Maxima I have is very reliable. I've taken to from Alabama to Las Vegas and Alabama to Illinois. On both trips it got really good gas mileage and performed well. As long as you get the oil changed and regular maintenance checks this Nissan will run for a long time.

- Marie F

Good on gas, all parts in good shape

2006 Nissan Maxima 3.5 SE

I have a 2006 Nissan Maxima, it is great on gas takes about forty dollars to fill it up. It is not a push start. It is silver with clear non tinted windows. Has a sunroof, and an audio cord no Bluetooth. Has a bit of miles on it, but is in good condition

- Alexis K

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