...Although it's more upscale than before, the Maxima remains one of the best combinations of performance,
...A navigation system is optional. Under the Hood The Maxima's 3.5-liter V-6 produces 265 horsepower and 255 pounds-feet of torque. The engine in the 3.5 SL drives a five-speed-automatic transmission. The 3.5 SE can be equipped with either the automatic transmission or a close-ratio six-speed-manual gearbox. Safety Standard features include four-channel all-disc antilock brakes, side-impact airbags and side curtain-type airbags. The front seats have active head restraints. Vehicle Dynamic Control with traction control is optional on models with the automatic transmission. Driving Impressions...
...New in the 2005 Maxima is improved traction control, new chrome trim for the inside, and auto-dimming exterior mirrors. An Advanced Airbag System for the front seat is also new. Satellite radio is added to the options list this year. The sporty SE trim comes with large 18-inch wheels, a sports suspension, and power windows and locks. The SL ups the luxury quotient with heated leather seats, power seats, wood trim, and Xenon headlights. Optional heated rear bucket seats are available in both trims, maximizing passenger comfort.Good engine power and a fast ride are compliments the 2005 Maxima...
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