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2012 Nissan Altima 2.5

4dr Sedan

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2012 Nissan Altima
(2012 Nissan Altima 4dr Sedan shown)
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MSRP $20,550
Destination Charge $790
Invoice Price $19,699
Total List Price $21,340
Available Engines 175-hp, 2.5-liter I-4 (regular gas) 170-hp, 2.5-liter I-4 (regular gas)
Available Transmissions 2-speed CVT w/OD and auto-manual
Fuel Economy City 23 mpg
Fuel Economy Highway 32 mpg
NHTSA Crash Test Data  
Other, Overall Rollover Rating
Side - Pole, Side - Pole
Side, Rear Seat
Overall, Overall
Side - Pole Barrier combined, Side - Pole Barrier combined (REAR)
Front, Overall Front
Side - Pole Barrier combined, Side - Pole Barrier combined (FRONT)
Front, Driver's
Side, Front Seat
Side - Barrier, Side - Barrier
Front, Passenger's
Side, Overall Side
IIHS Crash Test Data  
Moderate overlap front, Right Leg/Foot Good
Side, Driver Torso Acceptable
Side, Driver Pelvis/Leg Acceptable
Moderate overlap front, Restraints Good
Head Restraints and Seats, Seat Head/Restraint Geometry Good
Side, Rear Passenger Pelvis/Leg Good
Moderate overlap front, Head/Neck Good
Side, Driver Head and Neck Good
Side, Rear Passenger Head Protection Good
Side, Rear Passenger Head and Neck Good
Side, Rear Passenger Torso Good
Head Restraints and Seats, Overall Rear Acceptable
Moderate overlap front, Chest Good
Moderate overlap front, Left Leg/Foot Good
Head Restraints and Seats, Dynamic Rating Acceptable
Moderate overlap front, Overall Front Good
Side, Structure/safety cage Acceptable
Moderate overlap front, Structure/safety cage Good
Other, Roof Strength Acceptable
Side, Overall Side Good
Side, Driver Head Protection Good
Overview 2012 Nissan Altima 2.5
Safety Overview Standard:
driver and passenger front impact airbags, rear center 3 point seatbelt, ABS brakes, immobilizer
Drive-Type Overview front wheel drive
Audio Overview radio prep, 4, window grid antenna
Interior 2012 Nissan Altima 2.5
Air conditioning, front manual
Air filter Standard
Underseat ducts Standard
Cargo concealed storage Available
Cargo tie downs Standard
Cruise control Standard
Cup holders front and rear
Gear shift knob trim urethane
12V DC power outlet 2
Lighter elements front
Ashtray Standard
Overhead console mini with storage
Floor console full
Floor mats Available:
carpeted front & rear
Front windows power
Rear windows power
1-Touch Window Up driver
1-Touch Window Down driver
Instrumentation analog
Tachometer Standard
Trip computer Standard
Water temp gauge Standard
Low fuel warning Standard
Service interval warning Standard
Exterior temperature display Standard
Lighting - glovebox Standard
Lighting - map lights front & rear
Lighting - dome light regular
Lighting - cargo light Standard
Rear window defogger Standard
Rearview mirror day-night
Mirrors - visor vanity mirrors driver
Fuel door release mechanical
Remote trunk release power
Retained accessory power Standard
Tilt-Wheel adjustable steering column Standard
Steering wheel material urethane
Seats 2012 Nissan Altima 2.5
Front seat type bucket
Seating capacity 5 passengers
Front seat driver direction controls 6-way
Front passenger seat direction controls 4-way
Front armrests center
Front head restraints adjustable
Rear seats 60-40 bench
Rear armrest Standard
Rear head restraints 2 - fixed
Seat trim cloth
Entertainment 2012 Nissan Altima 2.5
Radio radio prep
Speakers 4
Safety and Security 2012 Nissan Altima 2.5
Airbags, frontal driver and front passenger
Airbags, side impact seat mounted, driver and passenger
Airbags, side curtain curtain 1st and 2nd row
Occupant sensor Standard
Traction control ABS and driveline
Height adjustable safety belts front
Seatbelt pretensioners front
Headlights halogen
Delay off headlamps Standard
Headlight washer Standard
Door curb lights 2
Remote keyless entry keyfob (all doors)
Keyless access system Standard
Panic alarm Standard
Door locks power with 2 stage unlock
Rear child safety door locks Standard
Content theft-deterrent alarm system Standard
Ignition disable Standard
First aid kit Available
Low tire pressure warning Standard
Warranty 2012 Nissan Altima 2.5
Warranty - Basic (mths/miles) 36/36,000
Warranty - Power Train (mths/miles) 60/60,000
Warranty - Corrosion/Perforation (mths/miles) 60/unlimited
Exterior 2012 Nissan Altima 2.5
Antenna window grid
Body material galvanized steel/aluminum
Paint clearcoat monotone
Bodyside moldings body-colored
Grille trim black w/chrome surround
Door count 4 doors
Rear cargo door trunk
Tinted windows light
Rear window type fixed
Mirrors dual power remote
Tires P215/60TR16.0 BSW AS
Wheels 16" steel
Spare tire and wheel compact steel
Windshield wipers - front variable intermittent
Mechanical 2012 Nissan Altima 2.5
Engine 2.5L I-4
Engine - valvetrain DOHC
Brakes 4-wheel disc
Antilock braking system (ABS) 4-wheel
Brake assist Standard
Drive type front-wheel
Exhaust stainless steel
Steering rack & pinion
Speed sensitive steering Standard
Suspension tuning regular
Front suspension type strut
Front anti-roll bar Standard
Front shocks gas-pressurized
Front springs coil
Rear suspension type multi-link
Rear anti-roll bar Standard
Rear shocks gas-pressurized
Rear springs coil
Electronic stability system Standard
Tiptronic automatic Standard
Transmission 2-spd CVT w/OD
Axle ratio 5.80
Specifications 2012 Nissan Altima 2.5
Exterior length 190.7 "
Exterior body width 70.7 "
Exterior height 58.0 "
Engine 2.5L I-4
Horsepower Standard:
175 @ 5,600 rpm
170 @ 5,600 rpm
Torque Standard:
180 @ 3,900 rpm
175 @ 3,900 rpm
Fuel economy - city 23 mpg
Fuel economy - highway 32 mpg
Bore-and-Stroke 3.50 / 3.94 "
Curb weight 3,180 lbs.
Gross vehicle weight rating (GVWR) 4,279 lbs.
Maximum Trailer Weight 1,000 lbs.
Wheelbase 109.3 "
Front track 61.0 "
Rear track 61.0 "
Turning radius 18.1 '
Drag coefficient .31
Front legroom 44.1 "
Rear legroom 35.8 "
Front headroom 40.6 "
Rear headroom 36.8 "
Front hiproom 56.8 "
Rear hiproom 52.5 "
Front shoulder room 55.7 "
Rear shoulder room 55.5 "
Luggage volume 15.3 cu.ft.
Luggage volume (max) 15.3 cu.ft.
Passenger volume 101 cu.ft.
Fuel tank 20.0 gal.