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2015 Nissan Altima Offers Form & Function

The 2015 Altima is the rare sedan that’s fuel efficient, but also a blast to drive, providing excellent handling, plenty of pep, and an attractive exterior. Texas residents seeking cars for sale in El Paso, TX should visit their local Nissan dealership to check out the new Altima.

Early reviews of the new Nissan praise its power and fuel economy, as well as its interior comfort. Reviewers say the vehicle’s engine provides plenty of get-up-and-go for passing on the highway, and that the vehicle handles well on curvy roads.

Altima History

The Nissan Altima is a mid-size vehicle first introduced in 1992. It typically competes with the Toyota Camry and Honda Accord. The Altima has a great reputation for reliability and fuel economy. It was the second best-selling car in the U.S. in 2011.

What’s Under the Hood?

The new Altima offers a standard 2.5-liter, four cylinder engine. Consumers can upgrade to a 3.5-liter V-6. The vehicle’s transmission is Nissan’s Xtronic continuously variable automatic transmission, which is a key factor in its fuel economy.

What’s New?

The 2015 Altima is part of the fifth generation of Altimas introduced in 2013. The new Altima doesn’t have any major redesigns, but it does add a few technological and safety tweaks that drivers will enjoy.

The 3.5 SV and 3.5 SL V-6 versions of the new Altima add a few technological safety tools as standard equipment, including blind spot warnings, moving object detection, lane departure alerts, and navigation systems. Certain trim levels of the Altima also get its NissanConnect infotainment system as standard gear. The V-6 version also sees a small boost in fuel economy (27/38 mpg).

Interior Comfort

Car critics give great praise to the Altima’s interior design. The Altima has plenty of legroom and a good-sized trunk, and it has attractive styling. Seats and dash components are made of quality materials. Reviewers also like the vehicle’s user-friendly navigation system.

With regard to safety, the new Altima gets a five-star overall rating from the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration.

Safety equipment available in the Altima includes:

  • Driver Air Bag
  • Passenger Air Bag
  • Side Head Air Bag
  • Rear Head Air Bag
  • Side Air Bag
  • 4-Wheel ABS
  • 4-Wheel Disc Brakes
  • Brake Assist
  • Electronic Stability Control
  • Child Safety Locks
  • Traction Control

    The new Altima gets good reviews from auto sites like Edmunds and is well-regarded as an affordable midsize car. Consumers seeking cars for sale in El Paso, Texas will likely enjoy its sporty design, strong engine, and enviable fuel economy.


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