Nissan's base 2019 Maxima increases $530 from the outgoing model as a facelifted midsize sedan that offers new safety technologies on its higher trim models.
Nissan's new safety bundle, known as Safety Shield 360, appears as standard equipment on the SR and Platinum trim grades. The lower trims such as S, SV, and SL don't offer the bundle. The 2019 Maxima SR would retail for $850 more than its predecessor.
Pricing for the 2019 models has been set at $33,950 for S, $35,960 for SV, $38,440 for SL, $39,530 for SR, and $41,440 for Platinum. Nissan is charging an additional $895 delivery fee with all models.
The base Maxima and above are also receiving twice as many air bags (10) as the ourgoing model, in addition to styling updates and standard LED headlights. New air bags include front driver and passenger knee and rear seat side supplemental air bags.
Nissan's Safety Shield 360 arrives for Maxima, following its addition to Rogue, Rogue Sport, and Altima. It includes six technologies, including automatic emergency braking with pedestrian detection, blind spot warning, rear cross traffic alert, lane departure warning, high beam assist, and rear automatic braking.