2008 Nissan Maxima Recalls & Reliability
There have been no safety recalls issued from NHTSA.
Our reliability score is based on the J.D. Power and Associates Vehicle Dependability Study (VDS) rating or, if unavailable, the J.D. Power Predicted Reliability rating.
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1These scores come from consumer ratings of their vehicles after three years of ownership.
- Among The Best
- Better Than Most
- About Average
- The Rest
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The Maxima comes with Nissan's three-year/36,000-mile basic warranty.
Automobile Magazine predicts, "The Maxima's reliability should be very good, as the platform and engine have been in production longer than this generation Maxima." In addition to the basic warranty, Nissan owners get a five-year/60,000-mile drivetrain warranty -- which Automobile Magazine notes is "usually the province of luxury brands." Maxima owners also get three-year/36,000-mile roadside assistance.