2016 Nissan Maxima SR Midnight Edition Package is priced at $1,195

Article by Christian A., on February 24, 2016

2016 Nissan Maxima sedan definitely belongs to the hot car category and, being the eye-turner that it is, people are quite happy to be seen driving one. With its highly appealing exterior design, an impressive performance brought about by its 300HP 3.5 litre V6 engine and plush interiors, no wonder it is referred to by some as the four-door-sports car.

If given the chance, would you still long for a more aggressive, sportier version of this already unbelievably sporty car? To meet this demand, Nissan has recently announced a new Midnight Edition Package exclusively available for the sporty Nissan Maxima SR model.

Just adding $1,195 to the Maxima SR models $37,770 base price will get you an even more aggressive and sportier Maxima SR upgraded with the Midnight Edition Package.

The package is available in five color schemes: Super Black, Pearl White, Brilliant Silver, Coulis Red and Deep Blue Pearl, and comes with Charcoal hued leather interior.

According to Dan Mohnke, VP and Nissan Chief Marketing Manager & Marketing Operations, this latest premium package comes in the heels of overwhelming customer response to the Maxima ‘Midnight’ accessories package that Nissan introduced last summer.

This new package has the advantage of being a factory installed option and is $1,000 cheaper when compared to the total cost if the additions were to be installed separately. The new appearance upgrade would surely delight customers as the resulting more aggressive look seems to enhance the premium SR to even greater levels.

The new Maxima SR Midnight Edition Package consists of: Five available colors; Leather-appointed interior in Charcoal with Alcantara seat inserts; 19-inch black wheels made of aluminum alloy; B lack rear sport spoiler; Black rear bumper diffuser; 245/40R19 all-season tire exclusively made for Maxima; LED low beam headlights; Aluminum sports pedals; Paddle shifters.

A lower profile and wide stance combined with the signature Nissan V-Motion grille, floating roof appearance and sporty front give the award-winning 2016 Maxima an overall premium high-end aura. Its interior likewise reflects its classy exterior with fine-craftsmanship and attention to the demands of modern-day travelers.

Connectivity is provided by NissanConnect and a high-quality 11-speaker Bose premium audio system. NissanConnect Services is powered by SiruisXM and is integrated with modern safety features such as Around View Monitor (AM) and Moving Object (MOD).

This new Maxima is a high performance car, powered by a 300 HP 35. Litre VQ-series V6 engine coupled with an Xtronic transmission system that is fine-tuned for a higher performance. At 30 mpg, the combination produces a noticeable 15 percent improvement in fuel efficiency compared to the previous generation.

Standard to the 2016 Maxima are the Predictive Forward Collision Warning (PFCW), Intelligent Cruise Control (ICC), Rear Cross Traffic Alert (RCTA), Driver Attention Alert (DAA) system, Blind Spot Warning (BSW) and Forward Emergency Braking (FEB) -- all working together to ensure a safer ride for its occupants.

There are five models comprising the 2016 Maxima Series: the Maxima S, SV, SL SR and Platinum. The newly announced Midnight Edition appearance package is only available to the Maxima SR at the moment.

Press Release


Nissan today announced the addition of a new Midnight Edition Package to its 2016 Maxima sedan. The collection of aggressive new appearance features is offered only on the sporty Maxima SR model and available in five color combination – Super Black, Pearl White, Brilliant Silver, Coulis Red or Deep Blue Pearl – with Charcoal leather-appointed interior. It is priced at $1,195 over the Maxima SR model's $37,770 starting MSRP.

"Customer response to our limited production Maxima 'Midnight' accessories package last summer was so strong, we've now made it a factory installed option – and we're launching it at a $1,000 discount versus what it would cost to order and install the features individually," said Dan Mohnke, vice president, Nissan Chief Marketing Manager & Marketing Operations. "This special edition combines a more aggressive look with an affordable price, taking the popular SR grade level to an even higher level as enthusiasts' favorite Maxima."

The Maxima SR Midnight Edition includes:

Offered in five available exterior colors
Charcoal premium leather-appointed interior with Alcantara® seat inserts (standard on all Maxima SR models)
Black rear sport spoiler
Black rear bumper diffuser
19-inch black aluminum-alloy wheels
About the 2016 Nissan Maxima
The award-winning 2016 Maxima embodies the latest Nissan design language and projects a distinctive upscale look through its unique combination of a lower profile and a wide stance, bold front end, Nissan signature V-Motion grille and floating roof appearance. Maxima also features a premium-crafted interior featuring standard NissanConnectSM with navigation and available 11-speaker Bose® premium audio system, NissanConnect Services powered by SiriusXM® (SiriusXM subscription required, sold separately) and Around View® Monitor (AVM) with Moving Object Detection (MOD).

All 2016 Maximas feature a revised 300-horsepower 3.5-liter VQ-series V6 engine and new performance-oriented Xtronic transmission (versus the previous generation). The comprehensive re-engineering effort also results in a 15 percent increase in highway fuel economy to 30 miles per gallon**.

The 2016 Maxima also offers an extensive range of available safety, security and driving aids, including Predictive Forward Collision Warning (PFCW), Intelligent Cruise Control (ICC), Forward Emergency Braking (FEB), Rear Cross Traffic Alert (RCTA), Blind Spot Warning (BSW) and Driver Attention Alert (DAA) system***.

The 2016 Maxima is available in five well-equipped models: Maxima S, SV, SL, SR and Platinum. The Maxima SR, which serves as the foundation for the new Midnight Edition package, includes a sport-tuned suspension, Integrated Dynamics-control Module (IDM), a front chassis performance damper, premium Ascot leather-appointed seats with diamond-quilted Alcantara® inserts, Climate-controlled front seats, Ascot leather-appointed steering wheel with Alcantara® insert, paddle shifters, aluminum sport pedals, Liquid Chrome faceted finishers, LED low beam headlights, 19-inch diamond-cut machined aluminum-alloy wheels and 245/40R19 all-season tires developed uniquely for Maxima.

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