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Nissan Maxima is Top-Scoring Full-Size Car in TQI

What is TQI? It’s a quality rating system used by Strategic Vision. The 2016 Nissan Maxima tops the list.

Total Quality Impact (TQI) is the automotive industry’s measure of the quality of a new vehicle. Strategic Vision ranks the 2016 Nissan Maxima as the top full-size sedan in America. What does this mean for consumers?

If you buy a new Nissan Maxima sedan, here’s what you can expect. Strategic Vision says Maxima tops all the competition in safety, durability, NVH (noise, vibration and harshness), comfort, workmanship, style, power and pickup, and thoughtful engineering. Maxima also ranked highly in excitement and individuality measures.

Maxima tops all other full-size sedans

Consumers looking for a full-size sedan can expect the Maxima to deliver a satisfying ownership experience. The 2016 Nissan Maxima had a total evaluation score of 720. It scored this out of a possible 1,000, beating the competition in the full-size car segment and well above the segment average.

Nissan calls it a “driver’s car” and it’s reflected in these ratings by Strategic Vision. There’s an emotional appeal to this sedan that ranks high with owners. "The 2016 Maxima, the flagship of our popular sedan lineup, sets the standard for style, performance and technology – all aspects that were acknowledged by the Maxima owners participating in the Strategic Vision TQI study," said Dan Mohnke, vice president, Nissan Chief Marketing Manager & Marketing Operations.

PAGE 2: More accolades for Maxima

In 2016, Maxima has also been recognized by WardsAuto's "10 Best Interiors," MotorWeek's "Drivers' Choice Awards" and WardsAuto's "10 Best Engines." Consumers are responding to the full-size sedan. In calendar year 2016 (through May) sales are up 146 percent. In TQI, the 2016 Nissan Maxima tops the full-size car list. The enhanced 2017 Nissan Maxima is arriving now at U.S. showrooms.

Source: Nissan

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