The 3.5 SV and 3.5 SL, the mid and top-end six-cylinder trims, also get NissanConnect with Navigation, blind-spot monitoring and lane departure warning. Prices, though, see a commensurate increase.
The starting price for a base, 2.5-liter four-cylinder Altima has been nudged up by $130, to $22,300, not counting the $810 destination charge. The 2.5 S model is down $130, though, to $22,560. Meanwhile, the top-end four-cylinder models, the SV and SL see their prices increase by $380 and $230, respectively.
Befitting of their new equipment, the V6 Altimas see a larger price increase. The base price jumps just $130 to $26,450, but the 3.5 SV is up $1,310 to $29,830 while the SL is up from $30,820 to $31,950.
Take a look below for a short press release from Nissan.
NASHVILLE, Tenn. – Nissan today announced U.S. pricing for the 2015 Nissan Altima – Nissan's best selling vehicle – which is on sale now at Nissan dealers nationwide. For the 2015 model year, Altima offers a range of enhancements, including new standard equipment for the 3.5 SV and 3.5 SL grades: NissanConnect℠ with Navigation and Mobile Apps, Blind Spot Warning (BSW), Moving Object Detection (MOD) and Lane Departure Warning (LDW). All three 3.5-liter V6 Altimas also feature a 1 mpg increase for highway and combined fuel economy ratings.
Other enhancements for 2015 include the addition of 8-way power driver's seat and 2-way power lumbar support for 2.5 SV and 3.5 SV models, Beige interior-equipped models receive black carpeting and lower seat side trim, fog lights are now standard on the 2.5 SV trim level and Intelligent Climate Control is added to models equipped with Remote Engine Start System (SV, SL).
Manufacturer's Suggested Retail Prices* (MSRP) for the 2015 Nissan Altima Sedan:
Altima Sedan 2.5 $22,300 USD
Altima Sedan 2.5 S $22,560 USD
Altima Sedan 2.5 SV $24,720 USD
Altima Sedan 2.5 SL $28,150 USD
Altima Sedan 3.5 S $26,450 USD
Altima Sedan 3.5 SV $29,830 USD
Altima Sedan 3.5 SL $31,950 USD
Destination and Handling $810
About the 2015 Nissan Altima
Since its total redesign for the 2013 model year, the Nissan Altima has become one of the nation's top-selling vehicles – embraced by owners for its premium exterior and interior design, rewarding driving experience and innovative, driver-focused technology. Altima also offers efficient 38 miles-per-gallon fuel economy (2.5-liter engine) and an array of seven high-value available models that meet a range of customer needs and budgets.
As in previous years, its dynamic performance is provided by a choice of a 182-horsepower 2.5-liter DOHC inline 4-cylinder engine or 270-horsepower 3.5-liter V6, with both engines matched with a smooth, efficient Xtronic transmission. The 4-wheel independent suspension features Active Understeer Control for refined feel and responsive handling.
The 2015 Altima offers a premium interior design that looks and feels a class above, with standard NASA-inspired Zero Gravity front seats, Bluetooth® Hands-Free Phone System, Streaming Audio via Bluetooth® and an Advanced Drive-Assist™ Display in the center of the instrument cluster that integrates key information right in front of the driver.
Altima SL models include standard leather-appointed seating and Bose® Premium Sound System with nine speakers. Altima also offers available NissanConnect℠ with Navigation and Mobile Apps. The system includes in-vehicle smartphone integration for Android and iPhone® operating systems, a 7.0-inch color touch-screen display, SiriusXM Traffic and SiriusXM Travel Link® (fuel prices, movie times, stock updates, weather) (SiriusXM subscription required, sold separately).
Easy Fill Tire Alert is standard, while available next-generation Safety Shield Technologies include Blind Spot Warning (BSW), Lane Departure Warning (LDW) and Moving Object Detection (MOD) systems.
The 2015 Nissan Altima is offered in seven well-equipped models: Altima 2.5, 2.5 S, 2.5 SV, 2.5 SL, 3.5 S, 3.5 SV and 3.5 SL. Altima is assembled in the United States.
About Nissan North America
In North America, Nissan's operations include automotive styling, engineering, consumer and corporate financing, sales and marketing, distribution and manufacturing. Nissan is dedicated to improving the environment under the Nissan Green Program and has been recognized as an ENERGY STAR® Partner of the Year in 2010, 2011, 2012 and 2013 by the U.S Environmental Protection Agency. More information on Nissan in North America and the complete line of Nissan and Infiniti vehicles can be found online at www.NissanUSA.com and www.InfinitiUSA.com, or visit the Americas media sites NissanNews.com and InfinitiNews.com.
Nissan Motor Co., Ltd., Japan's second-largest automotive company, is headquartered in Yokohama, Japan, and is part of the Renault-Nissan Alliance. Operating with more than 236,000 employees globally, Nissan sold more than 4.9 million vehicles and generated revenue of 9.6 trillion yen (USD 116.16 billion) in fiscal 2012. Nissan delivers a comprehensive range of over 60 models under the Nissan and Infiniti brands. In 2010, Nissan introduced the Nissan LEAF, and continues to lead in zero-emission mobility. The LEAF, the first mass-market, pure-electric vehicle launched globally, is now the best-selling EV in history.
For more information on our products, services and commitment to sustainable mobility, visit our website at http://www.nissan-global.com/EN/.