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2001 Nissan Maxima - Problems, Statistics, and Analysis



small car iamge 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

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 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

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 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

Model Year Number of Problems
  2016 Maxima
8
  2014 Maxima
14
  2013 Maxima
16
  2012 Maxima
37
  2011 Maxima
40
  2010 Maxima
254
  2009 Maxima
248
  2008 Maxima
54
  2007 Maxima
132
  2006 Maxima
622
  2005 Maxima
1,004
  2004 Maxima
1,625
  2003 Maxima
183
  2002 Maxima
227
  2001 Maxima
196
  2000 Maxima
442
  1999 Maxima
211
  1998 Maxima
129
  1997 Maxima
121
  1996 Maxima
116


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