Nissan America announced MSRP of the new versions of their Maxima and Sentra for American market. They are both four-door sedan, one rather big and luxurious and the other more of an economy car. The higher grade Maxima starts from $30,810 USD, while the smaller Sentra can be yours for as low as $15,520 USD.
2011 Nissan Maxima is offered in two trim levels, S and SV, both powered by the good old 290-horsepower 3.5-liter DOHC 24-valve VQ-series V6 engine and Xtronic CVT transmission. Revisions for 2011 include new rolled edge tailpipe finisher; new smoked headlights (Sport models); new dark chrome grille (Sport models) and unique shiny gray interior stitching (Sport models). Also offered are two new exterior colors, Metallic Slate and Brilliant Silver.
MSRP for the 2011 Nissan Maxima:
- Maxima 3.5 S CVT $30,810 USD
- Maxima 3.5 SV CVT $33,530 USD
The Nissan Sentra which is offered in six models – Sentra 2.0, 2.0 S, 2.0 SR, 2.0 SL and the performance-oriented Sentra SE-R and SE-R Spec V, also comes with new option packages.
MSRP for the 2011 Nissan Sentra:
- Sentra 2.0 6MT $15,520 USD
- Sentra 2.0 CVT $16,700 USD
- Sentra 2.0 S CVT $17,450 USD
- Sentra 2.0 SR CVT $17,450 USD
- Sentra 2.0 SL CVT $18,850 USD
- Sentra SE-R 2.5L CVT $19,580 USD
- Sentra SE-R Spec V 2.5L 6MT $20,080 USD
About the 2011 Nissan Maxima
The iconic Nissan Maxima, the original and continuing 4-Door Sports Car™, once again in 2011 offers breakthrough sports sedan styling, responsive performance and a range of standard and available premium equipment. Maxima’s interior design provides the feeling of a sports car with controls ergonomically close, yet with ample roominess and comfort for both driver and passengers.
The wide range of available technology includes a premium audio system, RearView Monitor and Nissan Hard Drive Navigation system with XM NavTraffic® Real-Time Traffic Information and XM NavWeather™ (XM® subscription required, sold separately), Voice Recognition and 9.3GB Music Box® Hard Drive.
Maxima 3.5 S and Maxima 3.5 SV models each feature a standard 290-horsepower 3.5-liter DOHC 24-valve VQ-series V6 engine and Xtronic CVT™ with manual and “Ds” (drive sport) modes and available paddle shifters.
About the 2011 Sentra and Sentra SE-R
Nissan Sentra 2.0 models feature a standard 140-horsepower 2.0-liter 4-cylinder engine, 6-speed manual transmission or fuel-efficient Nissan Xtronic CVT™ (Continuously Variable Transmission). Sentra SE-R is equipped with a 177-horsepower 2.5-liter inline 4-cylinder with Xtronic CVT™ and SE-R Spec V offers a potent 200-horsepower 2.5-liter inline 4-cylinder and a 6-speed manual transmission.
SE-R and SE-R Spec V models include unique sporty exterior and interior designs and exclusive wheel/tire offerings. Sentra is also available with a range of amenities ranging from the luxury of heated leather-appointed seating to the convenience of Nissan’s Intelligent Key keyless entry system.
Changes for 2011 include the addition of a SE-R style rear spoiler for 2.0 CVT, 2.0 S and 2.0 SL models. Anti-lock Braking System (ABS) with Electronic Brake force Distribution (EBD) is now standard on Sentra 2.0, and Vehicle Dynamic Control (VDC) and Traction Control System (TCS) have been added as standard equipment to the Sentra 2.0, 2.0 S and 2.0 SR.
Sentra is available with a range of unexpected amenities – ranging from the luxury of leather-appointed seating to the convenience of Nissan’s Intelligent Key™ keyless entry system and Nissan Navigation System (Secure Digital Card-based) with 5.0-inch color screen and XM NavTraffic® Real-Time Traffic Information (XM® subscription required, sold separately).