2020 Nissan Maxima Platinum Release Date, Changes


The 2020 Nissan Maxima will arrive with mid-cycle refreshments. Speculated redesign won’t happen, at least not in 2020. Unlike Altima, Maxima is a sportier sedan with four doors. It perhaps doesn’t look stylish as Altima, but it is sportier for sure. The 2020 Nissan Maxima Platinum is the upper trim level that always brings excitement.

Whatsoever, Maxima sedan will be available in six trim levels. Platinum trim slots below the range-topping Platinum Reserve trim level. It comes with plenty of standard equipment and premium amenities. For 2020, Maxima will get slight design changes. The most significant upgrade will be an Intelligent All-Wheel-Drive system.

2020 Nissan Maxima Platinum interior

2020 Nissan Maxima Platinum Offers Premium Look

Base Maxima model looks sporty. However, the 2020 Nissan Maxima Platinum will look even sportier. This trim level comes with some premium features. That includes exclusive 18-inch aluminum-alloy wheels. Wheels are finished in dark silver color and are looking very unique. Also, the Platinum model comes with a premium rear spoiler.

Dual panel panoramic moonroof and intelligent auto headlights are available as standard. Maxima’s design is truly amazing and styling looks very modern. Aerodynamics are perfect, especially on the hood and to the sides. The 2020 model will get slight refreshments. That includes sharper character lines and additional chrome work. V-Motion grille will remain, along with the LED headlights and taillights

2020 Nissan Maxima Platinum side

Cabin Features and Safety

For the start, Maxima sedan offers a room for five passengers. Interior room is generous but still not as generous as Altima’s cabin. The 2020 Nissan Maxima Platinum will offer plenty of luxury over the base model.

Nissan Connect is up to date. Premium leather upholstery is standard and the comfort is truly great. Maxima also offers Wi-Fi smartphone charger, Nissan’s Wi-Fi and all-season floor mats as an option. However, you won’t find so much optional equipment.

The safety rating is very good and the new model will introduce more safety aids. Rear Automatic Braking is a new system. Diamond pattern on the seats and door panels looks stylish and traditional. On the other hand, hexagonal shapes of the vents provide a more modern look. The telescoping steering wheel is optional and 8-inch infotainment display comes as standard.

2020 Nissan Maxima Platinum engine

Powertrain Details

Performance-wise, the 2020 Nissan Maxima Platinum won’t depart from the base model. The same 3.5-liter V6 is the only drivetrain choice. This unit provides 300 hp and 260 lb-ft of torque. Nissan offers a relatively new XTronic CVT gearbox as standard. Fuel economy is rated at 21 mpg in the city and 30 mpg on the highway. Front-wheel-drive system comes as standard, even on the Platinum model.

However, Nissan will install the all-new Intelligent AWD system. The same system can be found in the new Altima model. This driving setup will additionally improve the overall ride quality. AWD configuration will also provide an all-weather capability. If you add numerous driving modes and almost new suspension, you’ll get a premium ride comfort.

2020 Nissan Maxima Platinum rear

2020 Nissan Maxima Platinum Price and Release Date

The price of the 2020 Nissan Maxima Platinum will start at $42,500. The base model is priced at $35,000 and Platinum Reserve at $43,500.

Nissan’s new sedan will offer an optional Intelligent All-Wheel-Drive system that will cost $3,000. The 2020 Maxima will hit the markets this summer.


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