By KBB.com Editors
Summary: In its heyday, the Nissan Maxima was king of the sport sedan niche. Blessed with good looks, sporty handling and a conservative price, the Maxima soon gained a loyal following. But the last two generations didn't live up to the "four-door sports car" reputation earned by the original Maxima, growing larger, slower and absent a sporting edge. Nissan hopes to reverse this trend by returning to the Maxima a unique sense of styling, European sport-tuned suspension and an interior fit for an exotic.