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2001 Nissan Maxima - Problems, Statistics, and Analysis



small car iamge Common problems of the 2001 Nissan Maxima

204 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 35 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

small car iamge 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 15 years is 204, The age of the vehicle is 15, the PPMY index can then be calculated as

      PPMY Index = 204 / 100,813 / 15 * 1000 = 0.13.

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
  2016
8

small car iamge 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 204 while the average number of problems reported for the 21 model years of Nissan Maxima is 281.

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

Model Year Number of Problems
  2016 Maxima
14
  2015 Maxima
2
  2014 Maxima
18
  2013 Maxima
19
  2012 Maxima
52
  2011 Maxima
49
  2010 Maxima
271
  2009 Maxima
289
  2008 Maxima
65
  2007 Maxima
144
  2006 Maxima
654
  2005 Maxima
1,048
  2004 Maxima
1,643
  2003 Maxima
191
  2002 Maxima
230
  2001 Maxima
204
  2000 Maxima
447
  1999 Maxima
211
  1998 Maxima
129
  1997 Maxima
121
  1996 Maxima
116


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