2023 Nissan Maxima  RealSafeCars83Safety Rating

#26 of 2023 Sedan/Hatchback/Wagons

#82 of all 2023 vehicles

Pictured: 2020 Nissan Maxima
The Maxima, part of Nissan's lineup for decades, is a midsize sedan with seating up to 5. The Nissan Maxima has exceptional horsepower for its class, packing substantial oomph. Nissan offers a 3-year, 36,000-mile basic warranty, and a 5-year, 60,000-mile powertrain warranty on its lineup.

The 2023 Nissan Maxima is average compared to all vehicles.

Comparison to all vehicles.  This plot shows RSC safety scores on the horizontal axis vs. the number of vehicles with each safety score (depicted by bar height and percentages at the bottom). Colors reflect vehicle safety, ranging from red (not that safe) to green (safer). For reference, a score of 0 implies a 0.15% chance of driver death (13% chance of driver injury) over 15 years, and a score of 100 reflects a 0.016% chance (1.4% chance of driver injury). The 2023 Nissan Maxima has a score of 83, implying a 0.038% chance of driver death (3.4% chance of injury).

We estimate that the 2023 Nissan Maxima has a vehicle lifetime fatality chance of 0.0375% and a vehicle lifetime injury chance of 4.2869%, meaning the average driver has a 0.0375% chance of dying in an accident if they drive the car under regular conditions for fifteen years, and a 4.2869% chance of being injured.

Compared to the average vehicle, the 2023 Nissan Maxima is 19% less likely to result in a fatal accident. Compared to other sedans, hatchbacks, and wagons, the 2023 Nissan Maxima is 26% less likely to result in a fatal accident.

The 2023 Nissan Maxima comes standard with a suite of advanced safety features, including: (1) Automatic Emergency Braking (AEB) with Pedestrian Detection, (2) Blind Spot Warning (BSW), (3) Rear Cross Traffic Alert (RCTA), (4) Lane Departure Warning (LDW), (5) High Beam Assist (HBA), (6) Rear, and (7) Automatic Braking (RAB).

And it is about as safe as many comparable models.

9175Volkswagen ArteonINFINITI Q50V. V60 Cross CountryLexus ISNissan MaximaHyundai Genesis G80Cadillac XT5A. A4 Allroad (Wagon)Hyundai Genesis G70Audi A5GMC AcadiaAudi A4Comparison to similar models.  This plot compares the RSC rating of the 2023 Nissan Maxima with its main competition. Models are plotted on a scale from 75 to 91. The 2023 Nissan Maxima is safer than the 2023 Volkswagen Arteon and less safe than the 2023 Audi A4 Allroad (Wagon), the 2023 Cadillac XT5, and the 2023 Hyundai Genesis G80. It is about as safe as the 2023 INFINITI Q50, the 2023 Volvo V60 Cross Country, the 2023 Lexus IS, the 2023 Audi A4, and the 2023 GMC Acadia.

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