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3.5 S Key Features & Specs

Kelley Blue Book Value®
New Fair Market Range
Crash Test Rating
Source NHTSA
MPG (up to)
19 City / 26 HWY

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Mechanical Features

  • 3.5L DOHC 24-valve V6 engine
  • Continuous Variable Valve Timing Control (CVVTS)
  • Electronically controlled "drive-by-wire" throttle
  • Continuously variable transmission (CVT) w/manual shift mode
  • Battery saver
  • Front wheel drive
  • Independent strut front suspension
  • Independent multi-link rear suspension
  • Speed-sensitive variable-assist pwr rack & pinion steering
  • Pwr 4-wheel disc brakes, front vented
  • Dual chrome exhaust finishers

Exterior Features

  • 18" x 8.0" alloy wheels
  • P245/45VR18 all-season tires
  • Compact spare tire
  • Pwr tilt/sliding moonroof w/sliding sunshade
  • Chrome door handles
  • Body color bumpers
  • Auto on/off halogen headlamps w/ambient light sensor
  • Body color folding pwr mirrors
  • UV reducing solar glass w/dark upper windshield band
  • Variable intermittent speed-sensitive flat-blade windshield wipers w/mist function

Entertainment Features

  • AM/FM audio system -inc: 6-disc in-dash CD-changer, (8) speakers, auxiliary input, illuminated steering wheel mounted audio controls, MP3/WMA playback
  • In-glass diversity antenna

Interior Features

  • Front & rear stabilizer bars
  • Cloth seat trim
  • 8-way pwr driver seat w/manual lumbar support
  • 4-way pwr passenger seat
  • Front bucket seats
  • 60/40 split fold-down rear bench seat w/center armrest
  • Front/rear adjustable head restraints
  • Lower c-stack storage w/lid
  • Center console w/coin holder, cellular phone compartment
  • Full floor & trunk carpeting
  • Tilt & telescopic steering column
  • Leather wrapped steering wheel
  • Multi function trip computer -inc: digital clock, outside temp display, distance to empty, average fuel consumption/speed, driving time, maintenance intervals
  • Dual LCD trip odometers
  • Pwr windows w/driver & passenger auto up/down feature, key cylinder up/down, anti-pinch
  • Retained accessory pwr
  • Pwr door locks w/auto-lock
  • Illuminated pwr accessory switches
  • Remote keyless entry w/trunk release & window down
  • Vehicle security system
  • Intelligent Key push-button ignition
  • Illuminated ignition keyhole
  • Immobilizer system
  • Vehicle information system
  • Cruise control w/steering wheel mounted illuminated controls
  • Remote hood/trunk/fuel-filler door releases
  • Dual zone automatic temp control w/in-cabin microfilter
  • Rear air conditioning vents
  • Rear window defroster w/timer
  • Lockable illuminated glove box w/damper & pen holder
  • Front & rear dual cup holders
  • (2) 12V pwr outlets
  • Vinyl door trim inserts
  • Front door map pockets/bottle holders
  • Overhead console w/sunglass holder
  • Illuminated entry system w/fade-out
  • Lighting -inc: front/rear step lamps, foot well lamps, front floor lamp, trunk, mood light
  • Front/rear reading lights
  • Dual illuminated visor vanity mirrors
  • Sunvisor extensions
  • Auto-dimming rearview mirror
  • Leather wrapped shift knob
  • Driver/front passenger seatback pockets
  • Front/rear passenger assist grips
  • Dual rear coat hooks
  • Trunk mounted side cargo nets & hooks

Safety Features

  • 4-wheel anti-lock braking system (ABS)
  • Brake assist & electronic brake force distribution (EBD)
  • Traction Control System (TCS)
  • Vehicle dynamic control
  • Steel side-door guard beams
  • Front & rear crumple zones
  • Zone body construction
  • Driver & front passenger dual-stage airbags w/seat belt sensors
  • Driver & front passenger side-impact airbags
  • Front & rear roof mounted curtain side-impact airbags
  • Active front head restraints
  • Front seat belts w/pretensioners/load limiters/adjustable anchors
  • ELR seat belt system for driver
  • ALR/ELR seat belt system for all passengers
  • All position 3-point seat belts
  • Passenger window lockout
  • Child safety rear door locks
  • Lower anchor & tethers for children (LATCH)
  • Energy absorbing steering column
  • Emergency inside trunk release
  • Tire pressure monitoring system (TPMS)

Options & Packages

2009 Nissan Maxima Owner Reviews

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Reliable and sturdy companion

2009 Nissan Maxima 3.5 S

I really like that my car is sturdy. I've been in a few minor accidents and rear ended a couple times and the bumpers have not dented too much. So my car has not needed a lot of repairs. I also like that I have not ran into any serious issues with the car. My only problem with the car is that the tire sensor seems to be broken. The sensor light is always on even though the tire pressure it's good. I've tried to get it fixed and a reset however the problem came back within a couple of weeks.

- Lucy L

My blue Nissan Maxima is the nicest car I've owned.

2009 Nissan Maxima 3.5 S

The piece underneath my drivers side door is not very sturdy. I stepped on it on accident and it is falling off. Sometimes, when I started the car it rattles. Not sure what that's about. However, I love that it is a push start and can be remotely started from outside the vehicle. It really helps with climate control and not having to sit in a freezing cold or scorching hot vehicle. It is a very pretty car also.

- Grace M

Wonderful vehicle! Very good investment!

2009 Nissan Maxima 3.5 S

I have had this vehicle since 2009. We have had very minor problems from it! I think the only problem I have had recently (10 years later) is some of the sensors going out. This is a wonderful and reliable vehicle. The trunk on this car is very big and great for storage. Even though it is a car there is still plenty of room in the back seat for all three passengers.

- Lesley R

2009 Nissan maxima. Fast reliable and stylish. Keep up on the maintenance.

2009 Nissan Maxima 3.5 S

My car been real good to me. No major problems so far. It is fast and have good handling. The gas mileage is okay. The tires can cost a little more for the good kind. As long as you keep your oil changed and a tune up before winter time, you car could last a long time. I have over 200,000 mike in my car and it is still running good.

- David T

Fast and nice looking car.

2009 Nissan Maxima 3.5 S

Sometimes it has a glitch, water pump or where the antifreeze goes backs up making the temp gages go down. The a/c vent makes a shutter sound when I lower the temp too many sensors to replace, other than that I very much enjoy my car and it has not given me too much trouble. Rides great looks great everything else works just fine.

- Jess P

My Personal Nissan Maxima Car Review

2009 Nissan Maxima 3.5 S

Excellent. Rides smooth with great engine power and wonderful amenities. Handles like it is on rails. Great gas mileage. Stereo system is perfect with all the add-ons. Digital displays are vibrant and helpful for maintenance and repairs if necessary. Large cargo space in trunk and Gary roomy interior.

- Dennis C

Great car for the past 10 years... Not done yet.

2009 Nissan Maxima 3.5 S

Wheels/tires have always been a problem. Steering wheel column makes funny noises when warming up. Love the ability to switch from automatic to standard. Gone through a lot of breaks. My tall husband says it is uncomfortable. Trunk seems difficult to get things in and out of but plenty of space.

- Jessica F

Nice Nissan. Always in style.

2009 Nissan Maxima 3.5 S

Design and color remain contemporary. Mechanical parts are well made and long lasting. Have had no major breakdowns or failures. Excellent sound system. Controls well laid out and easy to use and reset. Driver's seat adjustments are included. Trunk space is more than adequate.

- William M

the comfort from a small car

2009 Nissan Maxima 3.5 S

Its fast, and reliable and comfortable. It's all black, has run very smooth for its age. It has a sunroof and is all electric. Sits four people and has the best trunk room for a car. Engine works like a beast and can have a fast performance. The stereo system is nice and loud

- roxanne S

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