1983 Datsun Maxima

The 1983 Datsun/Nissan was available as either a sedan or a station wagon. Power was from an inline overhead-cam six-cylinder engine that displaced 146 cubic-inches and produced 120 horsepower. Also available was a diesel powered 168 cubic-inch version that offered 80 horsepower. The Maxima was fitted with a five-speed manual gearbox on the sedan and a four-speed automatic on the station wagon. The vehicle received a few exterior modifications for 1983, including revisions to the tail lamp and updates to the grille.

Buyers could purchase the Maxima with leather interior and/or a power sunroof for an additional price.

Datsun/Nissan sold 647,542 vehicles (cars and trucks) in the United States for 1983, with 76,209 of those being the Maxima model.


By Daniel Vaughan | Jul 2011

Related Reading : Datsun Maxima History

The recipient of the AutoPacific Best in Class Vehicle Satisfaction award, the Maxima is a full-size car manufactured by Nissan that was introduced in 1976. Marketed as the ‘four-door sports car, the Maxima was originally an upscale version of the Bluebird that spun into its own line 1981 and had been made continuously since then. Prior to 2004, most Maximas were built in Oppama, Japan, they are....
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1983 Maxima
$12,160-$162,500
1983 Datsun Maxima Price Range: $10,870 - $12,160

$14,800 - $18,600

Model Year Production

#1#2#3Datsun
1988Ford (1,331,489)Chevrolet (1,236,316)Pontiac (680,714)
1987Nissan (1,803,924)Chevrolet (1,384,214)Ford (1,176,775)
1986Chevrolet (1,368,837)Renault (1,305,191)Ford (1,253,525)
1985Chevrolet (1,418,098)Renault (1,322,887)Oldsmobile (1,192,549)
1984Chevrolet (1,655,151)Renault (1,429,138)Ford (1,180,708)
1983Renault (1,491,853)Chevrolet (1,175,200)Toyota (1,068,321)521,902
1982Renault (1,491,853)Chevrolet (1,297,357)Toyota (1,068,321)470,246
1981Chevrolet (1,673,093)Renault (1,295,713)Toyota (1,068,321)464,806
1980Chevrolet (2,288,745)Renault (1,492,339)Ford (1,162,275)516,890
1979Chevrolet (2,284,749)Ford (1,835,937)Renault (1,405,330)472,252
1978Chevrolet (2,375,436)Ford (1,923,655)Renault (1,240,941)339,364

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