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Nissan Altima

2013 Nissan

Shockingly Nissan rewrites its best-selling car eye-catching style, responsive great fuel economy and family-friendliness. Plus, it#8217;s made in America!

By Tara

The Big Picture

I remember when the jellybean-shaped Nissan Altima its debut 20 years ago. A friend bought it and loved it, but I thinking that it was odd looking. do I know?

The Nissan Altima has to be a best-selling sedan in America. And so. It has a powerful engine, quality and comfy ride.

But until latest redesign #8211; the Altima #8211; it had not stepped the realm of all things to all people. changes now.

The redone Altima wears contemporary And it is available in several engine from the gas-sipping 4-cylinder, 182 hp version, to the crazy fun fast 3.6 V6 with 270 hp. All Nissan Altima versions have four (though there is a two-door iteration), seat five, and a massive trunk.

Plus, they#8217;re built in two American factories in Mississippi and See? All things to all people.

An Job

Here#8217;s where the 2013 Altima really goes nerd kid to high school captain. Just like the restyling, the interior gets a new My test car, the top-of-the-line 3.5 S, loaded with heated seats, a heated steering power sliding moonroof, wood-look trim, a six-way driver#8217;s seat with lumbar support, and loads of details.

The comfortable and roomy leather seats are positively even Lexus-like! They#8217;re sculpted to support thighs and for long road trips. calls them zero-gravity and says they were by NASA.

You#8217;ll just think comfy. And borrowing from premium marque, the 2013 Altima has lit all of its buttons and dials for driving in cheerful orange, the signature color of BMW#8217;s dashboard lights (and if you at our logo, VG#8217;s color of too).

A gizmo-loaded steering has buttons to control the cruise audio system, onboard readout, and it has fun paddle shifters for driving. There#8217;s also an back-up camera, though we at still believe it#8217;s to look where you#8217;re rather than rely on

The Altima#8217;s new animated gauge is a four-inch LCD screen, and is engaging and Located right behind the wheel so there#8217;s no need to your head away the road, it offers useful like how many miles til MPG consumption, and safety warnings. It reads #8220;Goodbye#8221; when you off the engine.

Very Asian.

Backseat aren#8217;t second-class passengers in the Nissan Altima. Your and family back there get cup holders (curious, since are only three seatbelts), A/C (some sedans leave out, perhaps thinking deserve to sweat), and plenty of and headroom. The backseats split for trunk pass-though of large


Finally, a car maker has tire care easy. The Altima#8217;s Tire Pressure System tells the driver tire is low on air. Then, air is injected into the tire, the beeps when optimum is reached. No more guesswork.

It will even beep times if the tire is overinflated.

Nissan Altima

The Nissan Altima has the usual six airbags (some makes now up to 10 airbags!), anti-lock brakes, and a and traction control system, helps keep the car from and spinning by controlling brake and engine response. Another technology is the Altima#8217;s Electronic Force Distribution, which note if the rear of the car is heavy extra passengers, cargo, or just a full tank of it will add extra power to the brakes to help stop the

Driving Experience

New technology in how are shifted has brought smoother quicker acceleration and improved economy into one. called CVT (continually variable and it automatically chooses the best for optimum fuel efficiency. improvement for the 2013 Nissan is the Active Understeer Control, improves high-speed handling in corners.

One thing Nissan does well with its sedans is a thrilling driving experience, yet the gut-rattling of a sports car ride. My in the Altima was a blast. When I the accelerator to merge into traffic, it rocketed right

Brakes were sharp and steering tight and sure. fun and confidence-inducing.

One gripe. My combined driving over the course of one was 22.6 mpg, according to the onboard computer. Not bad, and within Nissan#8217;s declared average, but my driving included of highway miles, so my MPG should been a bit higher.

The Altima is with an 18-gallon fuel (rather than the standard so that means more between fill-ups.

Gizmos and Tech

Are you a techie? The Nissan Altima plays big in the game with the optional and NissanConnect Navigation with phone connectivity features, hands-free text messaging, playback, and real-time Google POI It#8217;s all easy to use with a practice and time spent with the gadgets from driveway #8212; don#8217;t on the road, please!

Highway is safer because of Altima#8217;s Blind Spot Warning, Departure Warning, and Moving Detection systems using the camera. Should a car move your blind spot, a will alert you. And if you get and drift into another lane, the Altima will you for that, too.

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