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2013 Nissan Altima Sedan – Review

Nissan Altima

The rapid sales of 2013 Nissan Altima Sedan, in the first month, are a good indication that the midsize sedan could even scale higher in the charts. With an increase of 25% in sales, in just over a month, it seems this all new model from Nissan is all set to make new records. Nissan engineers with their forward thinking have restructured the car with new innovative technology, make 2013 Nissan Altima seems even more efficient with its sleek interiors.

Nissan Altima

Nissan Altima has come a long way ever since it was launched 20 years ago. It was rough around the edges and smaller than its competitors then. The new 2013 Nissan Altima sedan was made public, at the New York International Auto Show, this spring. The brief 2013 Nissan Altima Sedan review on this page will offer you an insight on the model.

Design & Interiors

The upscale design in 2013 Nissan Altima Sedan, with its upscale design support curvaceous body, looks heavy on the chrome. The interiors offer a luxurious elegance, doing away with the sportiness in the outgoing model. The dashboard is made of high-quality plastic and wood trims. This is a car with bit more width than before and plenty of legroom. Equipped with Bluetooth phone and audio connectivity, dual zone climate, -speaker Bose stereo, LED brake, some other features are leather trim and a backup camera.

There is a height-adjustable driver seat as well as a 4-inch display screen. The cross-traffic alert, lane-departure warning system and blind-spot monitoring are optional. A small washer and blow dryer keep the lens clear. There is a four-speaker sound system with a CD player too.

Engine & Performance

There are 2 engines available in 2013 Nissan Altima Sedan, 182 hp 2.5 liter four-cylinder and ; a 270 hp 3.5 liter V6. 182 hp 2.5 liter is expected to account for the maximum number of sales. With continuously variable automatic transmission, both the engines work with a wider “gear” ratio. There are seven distinct trim levels. Interestingly, Nissan isn’t using the modern direct fuel injection technology, still.

The Price

2013 Nissan Altima Sedan offers a starting price of $22,280. The 2013 ALTIMA2.5 is available at MSRP*$21,500 with 182 Horsepower. Altima 2.5 S starts at MSRP*$22,500 offering 182 Horsepower and Altima.5 SV is being offered at $24,100 and 182 Horsepower.


2013 Nissan Altima Sedan, with stability control and antilock brakes is excellent in terms of safety. Front-seat side airbags and side curtain airbags are added safety features. This new offer from Nissan is all set to become America’s top-selling model soon. Just inflate the tires to their right air pressure, and ride on to experience “zero-gravity”. What the new Altima will score over on its competitors is its fuel economy.