# 2001 Nissan Maxima - Problems, Statistics, and Analysis

## Common problems of the 2001 Nissan Maxima

196 problems have been reported for the 2001 Nissan Maxima.
The following chart shows the 23 most common problems for 2001 Nissan Maxima.
The number one most common problem is related to the vehicle's engine and engine cooling
with 34 problems.
The second most common problem is related to the vehicle's electrical system
(28 problems).

### Table 1. Common problems of the 2001 Nissan Maxima

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PPMY Index and Problem Occurrence Trend

In our research we use the PPMY index to compare the reliability of vehicles. PPMY index is defined as the *problems reported per thousand vehicles per Year*. The total sales of the 2001 Nissan Maxima in the United States are 100,813 units [1]. The total number of problems reported by Nissan Maxima owners in the last 14 years is 196, The age of the vehicle is 14, the PPMY index can then be calculated as

PPMY Index = 196 / 100,813 / 14 * 1000 = 0.14.

Also see A study of reliability comparison across Nissan Maxima model year vehicles.

The following chart shows the problems reported during each of the service
years since the debut of the 2001 Nissan Maxima in 2001.

#### Table 2. PPMY Index and Problem Occurrence Trend

Service Year | Number of Problems |

2001 |
12 |

2002 |
10 |

2003 |
17 |

2004 |
17 |

2005 |
19 |

2006 |
19 |

2007 |
17 |

2008 |
10 |

2009 |
11 |

2010 |
13 |

2011 |
7 |

2012 |
3 |

2013 |
13 |

2014 |
6 |

2015 |
8 |

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Compare the 2001 Nissan Maxima with Other Model Years

When buying a new or used Nissan Maxima, make sure to check out
the following table and see how the 2001 Nissan Maxima
compare with other Nissan Maxima model years.
We note that the number of problems reported for the 2001 Maxima is 196
while the average number of problems reported for the 20 model years of Nissan Maxima is 283.

### Table 3. Compare the 2001 Nissan Maxima with other model years