Completely re-designed for 2013, the Nissan Altima is a mid-sized car available in sedan and coupe trim levels. The sedan and coupe trims are available with two engine options; standard 2.5-liter 4-cylinder engine that produces 182 hp or an optional SR trim level 3.5-liter V6 engine that produces 270 hp. Both trims are available with a Xtronic continuously variable automatic transmission, while the coupe offers a standard 6-speed manual. Fuel mileage for the standard Altima is an EPA estimated 27 mpg city and 38 mpg highway. Options include navigation, HID xenon headlights, push button ignition, rear-view monitor, and heated leather seats. Safety features include front-passenger/curtain-side airbags, traction control system (TCS), vehicle dynamic control (VDC), hood buckling creases with safety stops, and tire pressure monitoring system (TPMS). The Altima is backed by a 3-year/36,000-mile warranty.Read more Read less
Nissan has redesigned the popular Altima sedan inside and out for 2013. The new car boasts a more rigid body than its predecessor, with sleek, flowing sheetmetal and improved aerodynamics. The interior is fitted with premium touches, including plush leather, wood and metallic accents and attractive ambient lighting. Powering it all is a choice of a 182-horsepower 2.5L inline-4 or a potent 270-horsepower 3.5L V6. Each comes standard with a silky smooth continuously variable transmission and 2.5L cars offer up to 38 mpg on the highway. The redesigned Nissan Altima starts at $22,500.
Handsome, flowing lines; two great engine choices; standard continuously variable transmission; excellent fuel economy from 2.5L; available amenities to suit every taste
The 2013 Nissan Altima offers plenty of choices for buyers looking for a smart, affordable midsize sedan. With a focus on building premium attributes into every facet of the new Altima--inside, outside and under the hood--buyers will find a car that punches above its weight in this hotly contested segment.