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Will the Accord, Camry and other new sedans further increase Detroit's reliance on SUVs and pickups?

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These were the most stolen cars in the US in 2016.

Featured

Sure, there are few truly bad cars anymore, but we definitely did not like these.

Recalls

Nissan is recalling 3.53 million vehicles globally – 3.2 million in the United States – because the front passenger airbag may or may not deploy properly in the event of a crash.

Recalls

Nissan will recall 846,000 examples of the 2013-2015 Altima because the secondary hood latch might not fasten.

Official

Four imports – 2016 Honda Civic, Hyundai Sonata, Lexus RX, and Nissan Altima – scored Top Safety Pick+ honors in the latest round of IIHS crash tests.

First Drive

Meaningful Updates Signal A Shift

Nissan gives the Altima a number of updates for 2016. The end result is a car that's still focused on mainstream appeal, but offers more pizzaz than ever before.

Recalls

Nissan expands a recall over potential fuel line leak to include more than 46,000 Altimas and Maximas from the 2013 to 2016 model years.

Motorsports

This year's Bathurst 1000 will see the #23 Nissan Altima V8 Supercar sporting the retro livery worn by Jim Richards' Skyline in the victorious 1990 Australian Touring Car Championship.

Official

Nissan has revised its midsize Altima for 2016. The styling updates focus on the nose, while a new SR trim promises warmed-up performance.

Report

Nissan and Kia are under investigation by NHTSA because of reported flaws with the occupant detection system. The Nissan campaign could affect nearly a million cars to check if a recall from last year worked.

Official

Nissan Also Confirms 2016 Model Updates

Nissan is finally giving the Xterra the axe from its lineup, but the company has a lot of upgrades in store for the 2016 model year. New generations of the Maxima and Titan join the range, and refreshes for the Sentra and Altima are on the way.

Report

The 2016 Nissan Sentra and Altima are getting significantly restyled looks later this year. The Sentra might also get some new tech to keep up in its segment.

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Many people have had issues with rusting floorboards in Nissan Altimas. The National Highway Traffic Safety Administration has received more than 400 complains about rust issues in 2002-2006 models.

Report

The National Highway Traffic Safety Administration is opening an investigation into a Nissan recall to fix a faulty airbag sensor. The recall covered more than one million vehicles, but the agency continues to receive complaints from drivers who have had their cars repaired.

Recalls

Nissan expanded an October recall on its Altima sedan, adding vehicles from model years 2014 and 2015 to the 220,000 vehicles recalled from MY 2013.

Report

The 2016 model year refresh for the Nissan Altima likely includes some major changes. It's possible the design could get a sportier look, and some tech updates are potentially on the way too. Fuel economy might even see a boost. The tweaks are all to keep the sedan's sales number growing in the midsize market.

Recalls

Nissan will be recalling 220,000 Altima sedans, according to a new recall bulletin from the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration. Apparently, model year 2013 Altimas built between March 6, 2012 and February 28, 2013 are at risk of their hoods flying open at speed.

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The Nissan Altima and Sentra sedans are both very competent, economical, comfortable and well-equipped ways of getting from A to B. They're also both decidedly boring to look at, which is not a good trait in their increasingly style-driven segments.