The Truth About Cars » 4DSC http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com The Truth About Cars is dedicated to providing candid, unbiased automobile reviews and the latest in auto industry news. Wed, 04 May 2016 20:39:13 +0000 en-US hourly 1 http://wordpress.org/?v=4.2.4 2016 Nissan Maxima SR Review – The Impurist’s Sports Sedan http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2016/02/2016-nissan-maxima-sr-review-impurists-sports-sedan/ http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2016/02/2016-nissan-maxima-sr-review-impurists-sports-sedan/#comments Thu, 04 Feb 2016 15:06:50 +0000 http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/?p=1275177 Like cockroaches scattering in the light, Americans are fleeing sedans for the upright comfort and wagon-like space of crossovers. The full-size sedan segment has recently been hit hard, Maxima included. Since 2012, the auto market has expanded 20 percent, while full-size sedan sales have contracted 14 percent. Based on an aging design and the entrance […]

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Like cockroaches scattering in the light, Americans are fleeing sedans for the upright comfort and wagon-like space of crossovers. The full-size sedan segment has recently been hit hard, Maxima included. Since 2012, the auto market has expanded 20 percent, while full-size sedan sales have contracted 14 percent. Based on an aging design and the entrance […]

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The First Seven Generations of Maxima, Ranked http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2015/09/first-seven-generations-maxima-ranked/ http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2015/09/first-seven-generations-maxima-ranked/#comments Thu, 17 Sep 2015 16:00:14 +0000 http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/?p=1169394 A couple of months ago, our own Mark Stevenson drove the eighth-generation Maxima. He was neither particularly enthusiastic nor needlessly cruel when discussing Nissan’s big sedan. I have yet to drive the Max myself so I have, as of yet, no opinion. However, I have driven all of the previous cars at one point or […]

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A couple of months ago, our own Mark Stevenson drove the eighth-generation Maxima. He was neither particularly enthusiastic nor needlessly cruel when discussing Nissan’s big sedan. I have yet to drive the Max myself so I have, as of yet, no opinion. However, I have driven all of the previous cars at one point or […]

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Piston Slap: Maximum TPS Reporting? http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2014/09/piston-slap-maximum-tps-reporting/ http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2014/09/piston-slap-maximum-tps-reporting/#comments Wed, 03 Sep 2014 11:47:01 +0000 http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/?p=903553   TTAC Commentator Eiriksmal writes: I read your plea for questions, so I’ll lob you a softball. Why has my 2005 Maxima’s TPS decided to randomly poop out on me after doing a warm start? Specs: 2005 Nissan Maxima 6MT. 135,000 miles. Electronic throttle. Stock air intake + (new, put in the first time the […]

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  TTAC Commentator Eiriksmal writes: I read your plea for questions, so I’ll lob you a softball. Why has my 2005 Maxima’s TPS decided to randomly poop out on me after doing a warm start? Specs: 2005 Nissan Maxima 6MT. 135,000 miles. Electronic throttle. Stock air intake + (new, put in the first time the […]

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Piston Slap: 4DSC goes to Infiniti and Beyond? http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2011/12/piston-slap-4dsc-goes-to-infiniti-and-beyond/ http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2011/12/piston-slap-4dsc-goes-to-infiniti-and-beyond/#comments Wed, 21 Dec 2011 12:14:48 +0000 http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/?p=422788   T.J. writes: Hey guys, The day I knew was coming but hoped would never arrive is here.  I have to decide whether its time to replace my trusty ride, a 1996 Infiniti I30 with estimated 235k miles (odo was broken years ago, repaired, and reset to a mileage amount we now think is low.  […]

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  T.J. writes: Hey guys, The day I knew was coming but hoped would never arrive is here.  I have to decide whether its time to replace my trusty ride, a 1996 Infiniti I30 with estimated 235k miles (odo was broken years ago, repaired, and reset to a mileage amount we now think is low.  […]

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