The 2018 Nissan Altima is a mid-size four-door sedan that comes with incredible performance and several new features. The exterior of the Altima is sporty and aerodynamic, helping to make a statement wherever you go. The roomy interior is great for driving family and friends around, and the innovative connectivity features will improve your infotainment experience. Get behind the wheel of the new Nissan Altima today to experience driving like never before.
The 2018 Nissan Altima has six trims: 2.5 S, 2.5 SR, SR Special Edition, 2.5 SV, 2.5 SL, and 3.5 SL.
Powertrains and Performance
The Altima comes with two engine options: a four-cylinder or V6 engine. The four-cylinder engine has 179 horsepower and 177 lb-ft of torque, with 38 highway mpg.* The 3.5-liter V6 is ideal for those who want a little added performance, as this engine has 270 horsepower and 251 lb-ft of torque. With the V6, the Altima gets 32 highway mpg.* The Altima engines are paired with an Xtronic Continuously Variable Transmission (CVT) to provide optimal fuel economy, while available Select Drive lets you choose a more engaged experience with the “shifter” mode.
The spacious cabin seats five people comfortably, and available features like Remote Engine Start and Intelligent Climate Control ensure you’re always happy behind the wheel. You can also opt for available heated steering for those especially cool mornings. Other smart features include a standard Push Button Ignition system that is paired with Nissan Intelligent Key® so you don’t have to fumble with keys, while split-folding rear seats provide added storage space for large items. Siri® Eyes Free is also available, a voice-activated hands-free system that pairs with any Siri®-equipped iPhone® or compatible device. Plus, on the SR Special Edition you’ll find Sport Prima-Tex™ appointed seats for added sophistication and comfort.
You’ll feel better protected when you’re behind the wheel of the new Altima. That’s because the 2018 model year comes with standard features like Vehicle Dynamic Control to provide improved handling in even the harshest conditions. Available Intelligent Auto Headlights can respond to light conditions to automatically turn lights on and off, and the standard Tire Pressure Monitoring System lets you know if tire pressure is getting a little low. Driver-assist technologies include Automatic Emergency Braking, Intelligent Cruise, Blind Spot Warning, and more.
The Nissan Altima is a fantastic vehicle. If you think it’s right for your needs, contact us at Santa Cruz Nissan to arrange a test drive.
*EPA-estimated fuel economy. Actual mileage may vary. Use for comparison only.