of the 2018 Nissan Altima. Base trim shown.
From the Cars.com Vehicle Test Team
- Nissan Maxima-like styling
- Low wind and road noise
- Steering feel
- Interior quality
- Four-cylinder engine noise
- Low-speed engine vibration (four-cylinder)
- Ride not as composed as competitors'
Automatic emergency braking now standard
Five-seat mid-size sedan
Four- or six-cylinder engine
Android Auto, Apple CarPlay connectivity available
What it is: The five-seat Altima is Nissan's mid-size sedan. It offers a choice of a 2.5-liter four-cylinder or 3.5-liter V-6 engine. All models come with a continuously variable automatic transmission. Competitors include the Chevrolet Malibu, Ford Fusion, Honda Accord, Hyundai Sonata, Mazda6 and Toyota Camry.
Forward collision warning and automatic emergency braking are now standard. The top-of-the-line 3.5 SL trim level adds adaptive cruise control and the NissanConnect multimedia system with navigation and Apple CarPlay and Android Auto smartphone connectivity.
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Its a dream to drive.
I rented one in April. Loved it. Daughter and grandaughter each have one. They have the big truck and the small and these four vehicles have been trouble free. Read full review
I love this car
Being a previous owner of a 2014 Altima, My new 2018 Altima is very familiar. It has great gas mileage and it drives so smooth. It?s stylish with a great sound system!!! Read full review
The 2018 Nissan Altima currently has 0 recalls
36 months / 36,000 miles
60 months / 60,000 miles
36 months / 36,000 miles
6 years/less than 80,000 miles
Basic Warranty Terms
84 months/100,000 miles from original new-car in-service date
84 months/100,000 miles (includes LEAF electric vehicle system and powertrain)
Dealer Certification Required