2012 Nissan Altima Values

Select a 2012 Nissan Altima trim level

2012 model year changes

The Nissan Altima returns for 2012 mostly unchanged, with only a few slight feature and option changes. New this year is a Value Package that includes a Bluetooth hands-free system, a leather-wrapped steering wheel with audio controls and a HomeLink universal garage-door opener. A Bluetooth hands-free interface is now also included in all 3.5 SR models as well as 2.5 S models with the Convenience Package. And there's one color change; the Metallic Slate exterior hue has been replaced for 2012 with Dark Slate. Finally, the Altima Hybrid has been temporarily discontinued for 2012.

Competitive comparison

Sporty handling; strong, refined V6; roomy trunk and back seat; gas mileage from the 4-cylinder; manufactured in the U.S.

Special features for 2012

The Altima remains a very competitive mid-size sedans, but also one of the sportiest. Its rear seat and trunk are spacious enough for no-compromises family use. Gas mileage with the 4-cylinder engine is very impressive, while the refined V6 provides surprising performance. Shoppers might also appreciate that the Altima Sedan and coupe models are assembled in the U.S.