2018 Nissan Altima Review

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If you need a solid commuter car that delivers a sporty performance, the 2018 Nissan Altima may already be on your shortlist of vehicles to consider. Our team at Courtesy Nissan wants to help drivers like you in Addison and Plano delve deeper into the Altima’s features, so you can decide if they meet your needs.

That’s why we’ve written this car review! Shoppers near Richardson and Garland can read it to learn what this midsize car offers in terms of the interior, performance, and technology.

Nissan Altima Interior Dimensions

2018 Nissan Altima

With 40 inches of headroom and 45 inches of legroom in the front seats, the new Altima is an ideal choice for very tall drivers-or anyone else who wants comfort behind the wheel. The front seats were designed to mimic the weightless posture of astronauts in space. They provide plenty of support where you need it and can help reduce fatigue on long drives.

In the rear, you’ll find 37.1 inches of headroom and 36.1 inches of legroom, making it a cozy place for kids and many adults to sit in comfort alike. The 60/40 split-folding rear seats help expand on the cargo capacity of the trunk (15.2 cubic feet) and give you more room to store longer items.

Advanced Nissan Technology Features

The Nissan Altima has made a few changes to its array of high-tech features in 2018. To start, Intelligent Forward Collision Warning plus Automatic Emergency Braking is now standard, helping you mitigate or avoid oncoming frontal crashes with alerts and brake assist. Also, Apple CarPlay™ and Android Auto™ are now available, so your music, maps, and messages can be easily accessed, hands-free.

Drivers near Addison and Plano are no strangers to the fact that Texas has a very hot climate for much of the year. Still, that won’t be a problem when you’re driving, if you opt for the available Dual Zone Automatic Temperature Control. This system lets you and your front passenger set temperatures for your own sides of the cabin.

Nissan Altima Engine Specifications

2018 Nissan Altima Exterior

Whether you like your ride efficient or sporty, there’s a 2018 Altima engine just for you. The base 2.5L I-4 is tuned for fuel economy, with an EPA-estimated 27 city and 38 highway MPG.1 It offers 179 horsepower and 177 lb-ft of torque-plenty of power for daily driving around town.

If you want even more acceleration, the 3.5L V6 may be the engine for you. It has 270 horsepower and 251 lb-ft of torque on tap, giving you a good boost when you need it to reach highway speeds, pass slower drivers, or make your way up steep inclines.

Test Drive the 2018 Nissan Altima at Courtesy Nissan

Did you find our 2018 Nissan Altima review helpful? The Altima certainly has a lot of innovative features, and the best way to learn more about them is to schedule a test drive at Courtesy Nissan.

If you live in Richardson, Garland, or any of the surrounding areas, stop by our Nissan dealership anytime. We’d love to help serve you!

1 2018 EPA Fuel Economy Estimates for Altima®: 27 city MPG / 38 hwy MPG for 2018 Altima 2.5 S, 2.5 SV, 2.5 SL trims. Actual mileage may vary with driving conditions-use for comparison only.

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