Performance Upgrades for the Nissan Maxima are Designed for Power and Protection

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The Nissan Maxima is a mid-size family sedan that was introduced back in 1976. It was an upscale version of the Bluebird commonly known as the Bluebird Maxima. The Nissan Maxima became its own production line for the 1981 model year and has been manufactured ever since.
Air Filter 33-2031-2 for Nissan Maxima
Air Filter 33-2031-2 for the Nissan Maxima

K&N manufactures a variety of performance upgrades for the Nissan Maxima. K&N replacement air filters, performance air intakes, premium oil filters and cabin air filters are designed for the automotive enthusiast who wants to get the most out of their Maxima.

K&N replacement air filters are an easy performance upgrade. They are engineered to achieve high air flow and exceptional engine protection. K&N air filters are designed to increase power and acceleration while providing excellent filtration.

K&N's high-flow air filter 33-2031-2 was designed for:
the 2002 to 2014 and the newer 2016 and 2017 Nissan Maxima models with a 3.5 liter,
the 2000, 2001, 2002, 2003, 2004 and 2005 Nissan Maxima models with a 3.0 liter engine,
and the 2000 to 2005 Nissan Maxima models with a 2.0 liter engine.

Constructed with 4 layers of quality cotton gauze layered between 2 epoxy-coated wire screens, these air filters are made to last the life of your Maxima. K&N high-flow filters are designed to fit directly into the factory air box of your Maxima without any cutting or fitting.

Because K&N air filter installation is so simple, they are one of the easiest performance upgrades available for your Maxima. The 33-2031-2 is washable, reusable and backed by the famous K&N Million Mile Limited Warranty. It will be the last air filter your Nissan Maxima will ever need.
2005 Nissan Maxima 3.5L with K&N Air Intake Installed
2005 Nissan Maxima 3.5L with K&N Air Intake Installed

K&N performance air intakes are guaranteed to increase horsepower. 2009, 2010, 2011, 2012, 2013, 2014, 2015, and 2016 Nissan Maxima models with a 3.5 liter engine use the 69-7002TTK, which produces an estimated gain of 13.25 HP @ 5249 RPM.

2004, 2005, 2006, 2007 and 2008 Nissan Maxima owners with a 3.5 liter engine use K&N's 57-6015 performance air intake. Owners can also choose the 57-6015 replacement air filter for their Nissan Maxima. The 57-6015 is a non-metallic rotationally molded intake that is designed to reduce intake air temperature and significantly increase horsepower.
Air Intake 57-6015 for Nissan Maxima
Air Intake 57-6015 for the Nissan Maxima

K&N dyno testing was done on a stock 2005 Nissan Maxima with the 3.5 liter engine and was found to have 187.98 horsepower @ 5001 rpm. When equipped with K&N's performance intake kit 57-6015 the same vehicle achieved 195.41 horsepower @ 5001 rpm. This is an amazing increase of 7.43 horsepower with a simple K&N air intake system.
Installation is made simple with K&N's installation instruction sheet. This kit is usually installed in 90 minutes or less with standard hand tools.

Premium K&N oil filters are also available for the Nissan Maxima. They are constructed with thicker canister walls for extra strength and durability that help reduce the damage from loose rocks and debris.
Oil Filter PS-1008 for Nissan Maxima
Oil Filter PS-1008
for the Nissan Maxima
Oil Filter HP-1008 for Nissan Maxima
Oil Filter HP-1008
for the Nissan Maxima

K&N quality oil filters allow for high oil flow rates while providing the crucial protection necessary for long engine life. For this reason, K&N canister oil filters for the Nissan Maxima are covered by a limited warranty when installed and replaced using engine and equipment manufacturer recommended service intervals.

Oil Filter SS-1008 for Nissan Maxima
Oil Filter SS-1008
for the Nissan Maxima
Oil Filter HP-1010 for Nissan Maxima
Oil Filter HP-1010
for the Nissan Maxima

2002 to 2017 Nissan Maxima models with a 3.5 liter engine obtain outstanding engine protection with both K&N's PS-1008 and the HP-1008 canister oil filters. The PS-1008 is part of the K&N Pro Series Oil Filters line which have been developed with a high flow design that can help improve engine performance by reducing the restriction caused by the oil filter. On the other hand, the HP-1008 was orginally designed for the strict requirements of racing vehicles, however, it has quickly become a consumer favorite due to the 1 inch hex nut welded to the top of the canister that makes removal easy with a standard tool.

The SS-1008 is also available for the 2002 to 2017 Nissan Maxima models with a 3.5 liter engine. Unlike other replacement oil filters, the SS-1008 is a reusable oil filter made to last the lifetime of your vehicle under normal operating conditions while still providing the excellent engine protection that K&N filters are known for.

2000 and 2001 Nissan Maxima models with a 3.0 liter engine use K&N's HP-1010 oil filter for excellent performance and protection.
Cabin Air Filter VF2004 for the Nissan Maxima
Oil Filter VF2004
for the Nissan Maxima

K&N also makes the VF2004 air filter, which a reusable cabin air filter manufactured for the 2004 to 2008 Nissan Maxima models with a 3.5 liter engine. Designed to clean and freshen incoming air, the K&N VF2004 washable air filter helps control odors and can filter out most mold, fungus, spores, bacteria, germs and pollen while still allowing a high volume of air flow reducing the strain on your HVAC system.

K&N also manufactures performance products for earlier years of the Nissan Maxima. To find K&N products for your Nissan Maxima or any other vehicle use the K&N application search on

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K&N Engineering, Inc., with headquarters in Riverside, California, has been the world's leader in performance filter technology since 1969, serving the needs of the automotive, motorcycle, marine, industrial and military markets. K&N is heavily involved in nearly every form of motorsports from off-road and powersports to drag racing, stock cars and road racing. For more information about K&N Filters, please contact K&N Engineering, Inc., P.O. Box 1329, Riverside, CA 92502-1329, (800) 213-4182 for a dealer near you, (800) 858-3333 for technical service/questions, (951) 826-4001 Fax, e-mail, or visit