Nissan Altima

2016 Nissan Altima Review

By Bill Jackson on June 29, 2016


CARS.COM — The Nissan Altima was updated for 2016 and, while it doesn't do anything badly, it doesn't do much to distinguish itself in the midsize sedan class, either. Read my review for more.… Read More

2016 Nissan Altima Review

By Bill Jackson on June 29, 2016

CARS.COM — The Nissan Altima was updated for 2016 and, while it doesn't do anything badly, it doesn't do much to distinguish itself in the midsize sedan class, either. Read my review for more.… Read More

2016 Midsize Sedan Challenge: Mileage Drive

By Brian Wong on June 6, 2016

CARS.COM — The Kia Optima was the big mpg winner in our 2016 Midsize Sedan Challenge, averaging 36.1 mpg. The Volkswagen Passat took second with 33.7 mpg, more than 2 mpg behind the Kia. Rounding out the top five were… Read More

2016 Midsize Sedan Challenge Video: Device Charging

By Aaron Bragman on June 6, 2016

CARS.COM — In our increasingly connected world, it becomes more important to be able to charge personal electronics when we're on the go. Every one of the nine family cars tested in the 2016 Midsize Sedan Challenge has at least… Read More

What's the Best Midsize Sedan for 2016?

By Patrick Olsen on June 6, 2016

CARS.COM Midsize sedans are the automotive equivalent of the refrigerator: They are appliances, and you need yours to work well, and work reliably. If you want one in avocado green, you can get that, but being successful at its mission… Read More

2016 Nissan Altima: Car Seat Check

By Jennifer Geiger on May 26, 2016

CARS.COM — Nissan's midsize sedan got an update for 2016 with refreshed styling outside and some newly available features inside. Although the Altima sedan has a fairly roomy backseat, difficult-to-access Latch anchors complicated car-seat installation. More Car Seat Checks How… Read More

LoJack Report Shows Smarter Thieves Targeting Pricier Cars

By Matt Schmitz on May 18, 2016

CARS.COM — The downside of being among the top-selling cars is that those models also tend to be among the most stolen. Then again, they're also the most recovered. The stolen-vehicle recovery experts at LoJack just released their seventh annual… Read More

Top 10 Best-Selling Cars: April 2016

By Kelsey Mays on May 3, 2016

CARS.COM — Modest growth was the theme in April as car shoppers sent new-car sales up 3.5 percent with the largest seven automakers reporting. Sales of sedans, coupes and hatchbacks continued to flounder as core SUV segments climbed. And minivan… Read More

Nissan's Massive Airbag Recall: What Owners Need to Know

By Kelsey Mays on April 29, 2016

CARS.COM — Nissan just recalled 3.2 million cars in the U.S. for passenger-side airbags that may fail to deploy because of a faulty occupant sensor. The affected pool of cars includes a number of popular Nissan models. Related: Recall Alert:… Read More

Recall Alert: 3.2 Million Nissan, Infiniti and Chevrolet Vehicles

By Jennifer Newman on April 29, 2016

CARS.COM Vehicles Affected: Approximately 3.2 million model-year 2016-17 Nissan Maxima sedans; 2013-16 Nissan Altima sedans, NV200 cargo vans, Leaf hatchbacks and Sentra sedans; 2013-17 Nissan Pathfinder SUVs; 2014-16 Infiniti QX60 SUVs and Q50 sedans; 2014-17 Nissan Rogue SUVs; 2015-16 Nissan… Read More

2013-15 Nissan Altima Transmission Issue

By Tom Torbjornsen on April 18, 2016

CARS.COM The problem:  Affected vehicles may exhibit a whining or grinding noise while driving at highway speeds; the noise level may increase with vehicle speed. This condition may be due to a faulty bearing inside the constantly variable transmission, or… Read More