Nissan: Nissan Maxima named to ‘2016 Wards 10 Best Interior’ list

Posted on 14. Apr, 2016 by in Nissan Canada

2016 Nissan Maxima Press Kit


NASHVILLE, Tenn. WardsAuto currently named a all-new 2016 Nissan Maxima as one of a “10 Best Interiors” for 2016. The Maxima facilities a confidant new extraneous pattern and a premium-crafted interior anchored by a authority executive warrior jet-inspired driver’s cockpit that rivals oppulance vehicles.

Maxima was comparison among a margin of 47 nominees with all-new or significantly softened cabins, including 15 sedans. Also enclosed among a “10 Best” nominees were a freshened Nissan Altima and all-new Nissan TITAN full-size pickup. The Maxima will be respected during a WardsAuto Interiors Conference on May 11 in Detroit.

Now in a eighth generation, a flagship Maxima sedan was remarkable by a editors of WardsAuto for being a ideal front-wheel-drive foe sedan with a warm, mouth-watering interior that competes with significantly some-more costly vehicles from oppulance brands.

“This interior creates a shining initial impression,” pronounced WardsAuto Senior Editor Tom Murphy. “The Maxima exhibits consultant craftsmanship and reminds us once again because it serves as Nissan’s flagship. We adore a black-and-camel tone scheme, two-tone flat-bottom steering wheel, ‘Liquid Chrome’ lead trim and Alcantara diamond-quilted seating surfaces. Nissan took some chances with a Maxima interior, yet a rewards are evident.”

Eight WardsAuto editors comparison a “10 Best Interiors” after spending Feb and Mar evaluating a vehicles and scoring any formed on materials, ergonomics, motorist information, safety, comfort, fit-and-finish and aesthetics. There is no cost top for a competition, yet value stays an critical judging criterion. This is a sixth year that a “10 Best Interiors” awards have been given. The new Nissan Murano was named to a list in 2015.

WardsAuto editors have pronounced that a line continues to fuzz between oppulance and mainstream brands in terms of reward materials, connectivity, driver-assistance and infotainment systems – and a new Maxima positively fits that positioning,” pronounced Michael Bunce, clamp president, Product Planning, Nissan North America, Inc. “Nissan products are grown in a tellurian partnership and so was a new Maxima. We are generally unapproachable that Nissan Design America and Nissan Technical Center North America played poignant roles in that process. This strongly validates that here in North America we can design, rise and make rarely rival world-class products with tellurian appeal, as famous by WardsAuto.”

About a 2016 Nissan Maxima
The 2016 Maxima takes a nameplate’s slicing corner design, opening and creation care to a top execution ever. The new 2016 Maxima embodies a latest Nissan pattern denunciation and projects a particular upscale demeanour by a singular multiple of a reduce form and a far-reaching stance, confidant front end, Nissan signature V-Motion grille and floating roof appearance. Inside, a use of accessible reward materials includes Ascot Leather-appointed seats embody diamond-quilted inserts – with Alcantara® diamond-quilted inserts on SR models.

Maxima’s next-generation record includes customary NissanConnectSM with navigation and accessible 11-speaker Bose® reward audio system, NissanConnect Services powered by SiriusXM® (SiriusXM® subscription required, sole separately) and Around View® Monitor (AVM) with Moving Object Detection (MOD).

At a heart of this newest era “4-Door Sports Car” is a totally revised 300-horsepower 3.5-liter VQ-series V6 engine and new performance-oriented Xtronic transmission. Along with a high specific outlay (HP/L) of 85.7 horsepower/liter, a revised engine also offers a 15 percent boost in highway fuel economy to 30 miles per gallon. The new, performance-oriented Xtronic delivery facilities a wider ratio range, that allows for stronger acceleration from a station start and an all-new D-Step changeable proof that provides fast shifts during high stifle openings.

The 2016 Maxima also offers an endless operation of accessible safety, confidence and pushing aids, including Predictive Forward Collision Warning (PFCW), Intelligent Cruise Control (ICC), Forward Emergency Braking (FEB), Rear Cross Traffic Alert (RCTA), Blind Spot Warning (BSW) and Driver Attention Alert (DAA)*.

The 2016 Maxima is offering in 5 well-equipped models (all apparatus is class standard, no accessible options): Maxima S, SV, SL, SR and Platinum. It is fabricated in Smyrna, Tennessee, with engines fabricated in Decherd, Tennessee.

About Nissan North America
In North America, Nissan’s operations embody automotive styling, engineering, consumer and corporate financing, sales and marketing, placement and manufacturing. Nissan is dedicated to improving a sourroundings underneath a Nissan Green Program and has been famous annually by a U.S Environmental Protection Agency as an ENERGY STAR® Partner of a Year given 2010. More information on Nissan in North America and a finish line of Nissan and Infiniti vehicles can be found online during and, or revisit a U.S. media sites and

About Nissan Motor Co.
Nissan Motor Co., Ltd., Japan’s second-largest automotive company, is headquartered in Yokohama, Japan, and is partial of a Renault-Nissan Alliance. Operating with some-more than 247,500 employees globally, Nissan sole 5.32 million vehicles and generated income of 11.38 trillion yen (USD 103.6 billion) in mercantile year 2014. Nissan delivers a extensive operation of some-more than 60 models underneath a Nissan, Infiniti and Datsun brands. Nissan leads a universe in zero-emission mobility, dominated by sales of a LEAF, a initial mass-market, pure-electric vehicle. It is a best-selling EV in story with roughly 50% share of a zero-emission car segment. For some-more information on a products, services and joining to tolerable mobility, revisit a website during

About WardsAuto
WardsAuto has lonesome a automobile courtesy for some-more than 80 years, portion those within automakers, dealerships, suppliers and others portion or watching a courtesy with a far-reaching operation of information products. WardsAuto’s flagship product is, a extensive online apparatus and village filled with singular news, information and analysis, with full entrance accessible as a reward subscription.  Other services embody online information products, magazines, imitation and digital newsletters, and more.  Plus, WardsAuto operates a WardsAuto Interiors Conference, North America’s usually eventuality focused on a automotive interior.


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Kevin Raftery
Nissan Car Communications

* It is a driver’s shortcoming to sojourn warning during all times. DAA is usually a warning to surprise a motorist of a intensity miss of motorist courtesy or drowsiness. It does not detect and yield an warning in each situation. See Owner’s Manual for details.

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