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2016 Nissan Maxima
2016 Nissan Maxima © Nissan

2016 Nissan Maxima

Nissan took the wraps off its thoroughly redesigned flagship sedan, the 2016 Nissan Maxima. The new styling reflects Nissan's new design direction and includes what it calls a "V-Motion" front end, boomerang headlights and a roofline that appears as if it floats.

There will be five trim levels, including the more upscale SL, SR and Platinum grades. Those trim levels include several available safety features, including a collision warning system and something the automaker calls Driver Attention Alert, which will warn motorists to take a break from driving if it senses the driver may be tired or drowsy.

The V-6 in the Maxima has also been redesigned. For 2016, it will be a 300-horsepower, 3.5-liter engine that Nissan expects will get 30 mpg on the highway -- a 15 percent improvement over the current model. It will be paired with a new, performance-oriented transmission that has stronger acceleration from a standing start and can shift quicker at high throttle openings.

The 2016 Maxima is expected to hit showrooms in early summer with a starting price of $32,410.

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