2011 Nissan Maxima and Sentra Price Increases
Nissan's Maxima and Sentra are both a little better, and both a little more expensive for 2011.
The 2011 Maxima starts at $30,810 ($120 more than last year's) with power moonroof, push-button start, Bluetooth connectivity and automatic climate control. The 3.5 SV -fog lights, Bose stereo, satellite radio and leather seats - starts at $33,530, a $120 bump from 2010.
The 3.5 SV with Sport Package has a darkened chrome grille, smoked headlights and unique interior appointments for a sportier look. It starts at $35,610, a $170 jump from last year's trim.
The 2011 Sentra gets upgraded safety systems: antilock brakes, electronic brake-force distribution, traction control and electronic stability control (all now standard on all trims).
- Sentra 2.0 with manual $15,520 (+$100)
- Sentra 2.0 with CVT $ 16,700 (+$100)
- Sentra 2.0 S with CVT $ 17,450 (+$290)
- Sentra 2.0 SR with CVT $ 17,450 (+$290)
- Sentra 2.0 SL with CVT $ 18,850 (+$290)
- Sentra SE-R with CVT $ 19,580 (no change)
- Sentra SE-R Spec V with manual $ 20,080 (no change)
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- Gregg Fidan
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