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2012 Nissan Altima 2.5

4dr Sedan

2013 Nissan Altima 2.5

4dr Sedan

2012 Nissan Altima
(2012 Nissan Altima 4dr Sedan shown)
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2013 Nissan Altima
(2013 Nissan Altima 4dr Sedan shown)
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MSRP $20,550 $21,760
Destination Charge $790 $810
Invoice Price $19,699 $20,356
Total List Price $21,340 $22,570
Available Engines 175-hp, 2.5-liter I-4 (regular gas) 170-hp, 2.5-liter I-4 (regular gas) 182-hp, 2.5-liter I-4 (regular gas)
Available Transmissions 2-speed CVT w/OD and auto-manual 2-speed CVT w/OD
Fuel Economy City 23 mpg 27 mpg
Fuel Economy Highway 32 mpg 38 mpg
NHTSA Crash Test Data    
Other, Overall Rollover Rating
Side - Pole, Side - Pole
Side, Rear Seat -
Side - Barrier, Side Barrier Rating Passenger Rear Seat -
Side - Barrier, Side Barrier Rating Driver -
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 Good
Side, Driver Torso Acceptable Good
Side, Driver Pelvis/Leg Acceptable Good
Moderate overlap front, Restraints Good Good
Head Restraints and Seats, Seat Head/Restraint Geometry Good Good
Side, Rear Passenger Pelvis/Leg Good Good
Other, Head Restraint - Good
Moderate overlap front, Head/Neck Good Good
Side, Driver Head and Neck Good Good
Side, Rear Passenger Head Protection Good Good
Side, Rear Passenger Head and Neck Good Good
Side, Rear Passenger Torso Good Good
Head Restraints and Seats, Overall Rear Acceptable Good
Moderate overlap front, Chest Good Good
Moderate overlap front, Left Leg/Foot Good -
Head Restraints and Seats, Dynamic Rating Acceptable Good
Moderate overlap front, Overall Front Good -
Side, Structure/safety cage Acceptable Good
Moderate overlap front, Structure/safety cage Good -
Other, Roof Strength Acceptable Good
Side, Overall Side Good Good
Side, Driver Head Protection Good Good
Overview 2012 Nissan Altima 2.5 2013 Nissan Altima 2.5
Safety Overview Standard:
driver and passenger front impact airbags, rear center 3 point seatbelt, ABS brakes, immobilizer
driver and passenger front impact airbags, rear center 3 point seatbelt, ABS brakes, immobilizer
Available:
immobilizer
N/A
Drive-Type Overview front wheel drive front wheel drive
Audio Overview radio prep, 4, window grid antenna AM/FM stereo, clock, seek-scan, in-dash mounted single CD, MP3 decoder, 4, window grid antenna, radio steering wheel controls
Interior 2012 Nissan Altima 2.5 2013 Nissan Altima 2.5
Air conditioning, front manual manual
Air filter Standard N/A
Underseat ducts Standard Standard
Cargo concealed storage Available Standard
Cargo tie downs Standard Standard
Clock N/A in-radio display
Cruise control Standard N/A
Cup holders front and rear front and rear
Gear shift knob trim urethane urethane
12V DC power outlet 2 2
Lighter elements front front
Ashtray Standard Standard
Overhead console mini with storage mini with storage
Floor console full full
Floor mats Available:
carpeted front & rear
Available:
carpeted front & rear
Front windows power power
Rear windows power power
1-Touch Window Up driver driver
1-Touch Window Down driver driver
Instrumentation analog analog
Driver information center N/A Standard
Tachometer Standard Standard
Trip computer Standard Standard
Water temp gauge Standard Standard
Low fuel warning Standard Standard
Service interval warning Standard Standard
Exterior temperature display Standard Standard
Lighting - glovebox Standard Standard
Lighting - map lights front & rear front & rear
Lighting - dome light regular regular
Lighting - cargo light Standard Standard
Rear window defogger Standard Standard
Rearview mirror day-night day-night
Mirrors - visor vanity mirrors driver driver and passenger
Fuel door release mechanical mechanical
Remote trunk release power power
Retained accessory power Standard Standard
Seatback storage pockets N/A 1
Tilt-Wheel adjustable steering column Standard Standard
Steering wheel material urethane urethane
Seats 2012 Nissan Altima 2.5 2013 Nissan Altima 2.5
Front seat type bucket bucket
Seating capacity 5 passengers 5 passengers
Front seat driver direction controls 6-way 6-way
Front passenger seat direction controls 4-way 4-way
Front armrests center center
Front head restraints adjustable adjustable
Rear seats 60-40 bench 60-40 bench
Rear armrest Standard Standard
Rear head restraints 2 - fixed 3 - fixed
Seat trim cloth cloth
Entertainment 2012 Nissan Altima 2.5 2013 Nissan Altima 2.5
Radio radio prep AM/FM stereo, seek-scan
CD player N/A in-dash mounted single
MP3 capability N/A Standard
Auxiliary audio input N/A Standard
Steering wheel audio controls N/A Standard
Speakers 4 4
1st row LCD screen N/A 1
Bluetooth Compatibility N/A Standard
Safety and Security 2012 Nissan Altima 2.5 2013 Nissan Altima 2.5
Airbags, frontal driver and front passenger driver and front passenger
Airbags, side impact seat mounted, driver and passenger seat mounted, driver and passenger
Airbags, side curtain curtain 1st and 2nd row curtain 1st and 2nd row
Occupant sensor Standard Standard
Traction control ABS and driveline ABS and driveline
Height adjustable safety belts front front
Seatbelt pretensioners front front
Headlights halogen halogen
Exterior light control N/A auto off
Delay off headlamps Standard Standard
Headlight washer Standard Standard
Door curb lights 2 2
Remote keyless entry keyfob (all doors) keyfob (all doors)
Keyless access system Standard Standard
Panic alarm Standard Standard
Door locks power with 2 stage unlock power with 2 stage unlock
Rear child safety door locks Standard Standard
Content theft-deterrent alarm system Standard Standard
Ignition disable Standard Standard
First aid kit Available N/A
Low tire pressure warning Standard Standard
Warranty 2012 Nissan Altima 2.5 2013 Nissan Altima 2.5
Warranty - Basic (mths/miles) 36/36,000 36/36,000
Warranty - Power Train (mths/miles) 60/60,000 60/60,000
Warranty - Corrosion/Perforation (mths/miles) 60/unlimited 60/unlimited
Exterior 2012 Nissan Altima 2.5 2013 Nissan Altima 2.5
Antenna window grid window grid
Body material galvanized steel/aluminum galvanized steel/aluminum
Paint clearcoat monotone clearcoat monotone
Bodyside moldings body-colored N/A
Grille trim black w/chrome surround black w/chrome surround
Door count 4 doors 4 doors
Rear cargo door trunk trunk
Tinted windows light light
Rear window type fixed fixed
Mirrors dual power remote dual power remote
Tires P215/60TR16.0 BSW AS P215/60TR16.0 BSW AS
Wheels 16" steel 16" steel
Spare tire and wheel compact steel compact steel
Windshield wipers - front variable intermittent variable intermittent
Mechanical 2012 Nissan Altima 2.5 2013 Nissan Altima 2.5
Engine 2.5L I-4 2.5L I-4
Engine - valvetrain DOHC DOHC
Brakes 4-wheel disc 4-wheel disc
Antilock braking system (ABS) 4-wheel 4-wheel
Brake assist Standard Standard
Drive type front-wheel front-wheel
Exhaust stainless steel stainless steel
Steering rack & pinion rack & pinion
Speed sensitive steering Standard Standard
Suspension tuning regular regular
Front suspension type strut strut
Front anti-roll bar Standard Standard
Front shocks gas-pressurized gas-pressurized
Front springs coil coil
Rear suspension type multi-link independent multi-link
Rear anti-roll bar Standard Standard
Rear shocks gas-pressurized gas-pressurized
Rear springs coil coil
Electronic stability system Standard Standard
Tiptronic automatic Standard N/A
Transmission 2-spd CVT w/OD 2-spd CVT w/OD
Axle ratio 5.80 4.83
Specifications 2012 Nissan Altima 2.5 2013 Nissan Altima 2.5
Exterior length 190.7 " 191.5 "
Exterior body width 70.7 " 72.0 "
Exterior height 58.0 " 57.9 "
Engine 2.5L I-4 2.5L I-4
Horsepower Standard:
175 @ 5,600 rpm
182 @ 6,000 rpm
Available:
170 @ 5,600 rpm
N/A
Torque Standard:
180 @ 3,900 rpm
180 @ 4,000 rpm
Available:
175 @ 3,900 rpm
N/A
SAEJ1349 AUG2004 compliant N/A Standard
Fuel economy - city 23 mpg 27 mpg
Fuel economy - highway 32 mpg 38 mpg
Bore-and-Stroke 3.50 / 3.94 " 3.50 / 3.94 "
Curb weight 3,180 lbs. 3,108 lbs.
Gross vehicle weight rating (GVWR) 4,279 lbs. 4,211 lbs.
Maximum Trailer Weight 1,000 lbs. N/A
Wheelbase 109.3 " 109.3 "
Front track 61.0 " 62.4 "
Rear track 61.0 " 62.4 "
Turning radius 18.1 ' 18.1 '
Drag coefficient .31 .30
Front legroom 44.1 " 45.0 "
Rear legroom 35.8 " 36.1 "
Front headroom 40.6 " 40.0 "
Rear headroom 36.8 " 37.1 "
Front hiproom 56.8 " 54.0 "
Rear hiproom 52.5 " 52.1 "
Front shoulder room 55.7 " 56.4 "
Rear shoulder room 55.5 " 56.4 "
Luggage volume 15.3 cu.ft. 15.4 cu.ft.
Luggage volume (max) 15.3 cu.ft. 15.4 cu.ft.
Passenger volume 101 cu.ft. 102 cu.ft.
Fuel tank 20.0 gal. 18.0 gal.