2010 Nissan Maxima 0-60 MPH

http://MPGomatic.com drops the hammer on a 2010 Nissan Maxima SV for a 0-60 MPH acceleration test. The Maxima's 3.5-liter DOHC 24-valve V6 engine is mated to a continuously variable transmission CVT. There are two runs in this clip: the first with the transmission in Drive, the second with the transmission shifted manually. Traction control off. The 3.5-liter V6 is rated at 290 horsepower (HP) / 261 foot pounds of torque.

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MPGomatic.com puts a 2010 Nissan Maxima 3.5 SV to a week-long test drive, rolling up over 400 miles. [ Full Review: http://www.mpgomatic.com/2010/08/25/2010-nissan-maxima-review/ ] The 2010 Maxima 3.5 SV is equipped with a 3.5-liter V6 producing 290 horsepower (HP). Nissan bills the Maxima as "The Four-Door Sports Car," although it is only offered with a Xitronic CVT (continuously variable) transmission.