Most significant changes: All-wheel drive no longer available on the base model; turbo engine only available on SR trim
Price change: No change for base S model; small increases or decreases for other trims
On sale: Now
Which should you buy, 2020 or 2021? 2020 if you’re interested in a base model with AWD or wider availability of the turbocharged engine
Nissan’s Altima mid-size sedan was redesigned for 2019 and saw small upgrades for 2020. For 2021, the Altima again sees minor changes; the most significant is a trim level shuffle along with a new Driver Assist Package that’s available on base S models. The base trim’s pricing carries over; some trims see small increases.