Celebrating 40 years: The 2021 Nissan Maxima 40th Anniversary Edition

As if the 2021 Nissan Maxima wasn’t already a dazzling new addition to Nissan’s lineup of sedans, they turned it into a complete game-changer with the 40th Anniversary Edition. After 40 years of Nissan vehicles, the Maxima gets a decked-out trim to help celebrate.

Put simply, Nissan pulled out all of the stops with the 2021 Maxima 40th Anniversary Edition. The company has learned plenty over the last four decades in the automotive industry, and rolled it all up into an exhilarating four-door sports car that’ll certainly turn heads wherever it goes.

2021 Nissan Maxima: The 40th Anniversary Edition

You may be wondering what’s so special about the 2021 Nissan Maxima 40th Anniversary Edition. Without further ado, let us help you understand why this is one ride you’ll wish you had in your garage.

2021 Nissan Maxima 40th Anniversary Edition: Price

The 2021 Nissan Maxima 40th Anniversary Edition isn’t cheap — it starts at $45,270 MSRP. However, compared to the base model which starts at $37,915 MSRP, it isn’t a huge hike in price considering all of the extras the 40th Anniversary Edition comes equipped with.

The Maxima’s fuel economy helps as well, as the 20 mpg city and 30 mpg highway will keep you from spending too much time watching the gas meter spin.

2021 Nissan Maxima 40th Anniversary Edition: Top Features

Now for the fun stuff — what makes the 2021 Nissan Maxima 40th Anniversary Edition stand out from the crowd. Nissan aimed to celebrate the Maxima’s sporty history, wrapping it all up in a dark, dangerous package that’ll have this car keeping you up at night.

The exterior steals the show, as the 2021 Nissan Maxima 40th Anniversary Edition features a Super Black paint job with Ruby Slate Gray Pearl trim, highlighting the car’s sporty lines. The rest of the exterior is trimmed in black, including custom 19” wheels, exhaust tips, and special 40th Anniversary badging.

It only gets better when you move inside the 2021 Nissan Maxima 40th Anniversary Edition. With red leather seats, a leather-wrapped steering wheel, a digital driver information cluster with white gauge faces, and heated seats throughout, the level of luxury is surprising considering the price.

Seeing as it’s already built on top of the Platinum trim that’s essentially the best-of-the-best among Nissan trims, you know you’re getting your money’s worth — and then some — with the 2021 Nissan Maxima 40th Anniversary Edition.

2021 Nissan Maxima 40th Anniversary Edition: Specs

The 2021 Nissan Maxima 40th Anniversary Edition features a 3.5L V-6 engine that produces 300 horsepower, giving it quite the giddy up when foot pushes to pedal. It seats five passengers, and runs on a continuously variable automatic transmission. You’ll also get a slew of safety features, similar to those available in the 2021 Nissan Altima.

There are a limited number of 2021 Nissan Maxima 40th Anniversary Editions being produced, so getting your hands on one won’t be easy. However, if you manage to track one down, you better believe it will be well worth the investment.

The 2021 Nissan Maxima 40th Anniversary Edition is available now at your favorite Nissan dealerships.