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First Drive

The SR trim has the optional VC-Turbo engine and sportier handling

The SR trim has the optional VC-Turbo engine and sportier handling

Buying Guide

Autoblog answers all your questions about the 2018 Nissan Altima

Autoblog answers all your questions about the 2018 Nissan Altima

Sliding sales of the Altima and deep discounts are blamed

Sliding sales of the Altima and deep discounts are blamed

Comparo

Comparing specs of the all-new 2019 Nissan Altima to other midsize sedans

Midsize family sedans may be losing sales to small SUVs, but hundreds of thousands of the things still left dealerships last year. The 2019 Nissan Altima introduced here at the New York Auto Show replaces one of the segment's best sellers, joining a pair of other best-sellers, the Honda Accord and Toyota Camry, which were both redesigned last year.

New York

New platform, available AWD: Nissan says it has quit playing it safe

Nissan designed the sixth-generation 2019 Altima to fulfill a lofty mission: shake up the midsized sedan segment. The carmaker said it was already well into work on its formerly best-selling vehicle when the Rogue crossover became the most popular Nissan on the lot. Once the Altima had been freed from the constraint of being the company's No. 1 in the U.S., Nissan decided to go further with the Atima's design and detailing, and make it a global car. The result sits on a new platform, gets two ne

Official

Semi-autonomous driving will be available on Nissan's midsize sedan

The 2019 Nissan Altima midsize family sedan will be revealed very soon at the New York Auto Show. We've seen it in spy shots, and we've seen an early sketch, and now we know one of the features that will be available. The new Altima will have ProPilot Assist as an option.

Official

How will it stand up against the new Camry, Accord and Malibu?

Nissan releases a design sketch of the 2019 Altima that "hints at the future of Nissan design language."

New York

All-new Altima midsize sedan can't come a moment too soon

SUVs may now be king, but there are still a ton of midsize sedans sold.

Followup

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

Will this further increase Detroit's reliance on SUVs and pickups?

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.

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