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Mid-Size Sedan

MSRP $22,710

Destination Charge $780
Invoice Price $21,290

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With a choice of two powerful, efficient engines, the Nissan 2012 Altima Sedan is perfectly positioned for today's driving environment. The Altima Sedan is available in three models: the 2.5 CVT, 2.5 S CVT, and the 3.5 SR CVT.

Enhancements for the new 2012 model year include a new Value Package and the continuation of last year's Special Edition Package. Both are offered with Altima Sedan 2.5 S.

For 2012, the Altima Sedan exterior offers a "dynamic simplicity" with an aggressive stance, distinctive Nissan "T-shaped" grille, powerful front fenders, strong wedge character line, forward A-pillars and Nissan-family roofline.

The 2012 Altima Sedan emphasizes refined workmanship, attractive appearance and occupant comfort. It utilizes soft materials, such as padded armrests, and stylish chrome accents -- with complementing fabrics and finishers for all interior colors (both cloth and leather-appointed).

Altima's instrument panel features a Fine Vision gauge display for precise readability and the L-shaped flow of the instrument panel to the center console adds to a driver-oriented cockpit feel.

The 3.5-liter V6 is rated at 270 horsepower and 258 lb-ft of torque and offers strong acceleration and a tuned, resonant sound quality. Also available is a 2.5-liter 4-cylinder producing 175 horsepower, 180 lb-ft of torque.

Nissan's Xtronic CVT, which is designed to create a true synergy between engine and transmission with smooth, responsive, fluid-feeling performance and efficient operation, is standard on all models.

EMORE

32MPG Highway

23MPG City

27MPG MPG Combined

2.5L I4 175hp 180ft. lbs. engine with CVT transmission

2012 Nissan Altima 2.5 S, centered wide dash shot

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INTERIOR (34)

EXTERIOR (25)

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2012 Nissan Altima 2.5 S, centered wide dash shot
2012 Nissan Altima 2.5 S, speedometer/tachometer.
2012 Nissan Altima 2.5 S, cup holder prop (primary).
2012 Nissan Altima 2.5 S, key fob on driver's seat.
2012 Nissan Altima 2.5 S, keyless ignition
2012 Nissan Altima 2.5 S, rear seats from drivers side.
2012 Nissan Altima 2.5 S, closeup of radio head unit
2012 Nissan Altima 2.5 S, inside of driver's side open door, window open.
2012 Nissan Altima 2.5 S, driver's side inside window controls.
2012 Nissan Altima 2.5 S, front seats from drivers side.
2012 Nissan Altima 2.5 S, front center divider.
2012 Nissan Altima 2.5 S, gas cap release.
2012 Nissan Altima 2.5 S, courtesy lamps/ceiling controls.
2012 Nissan Altima 2.5 S, seat adjustment controllers.
2012 Nissan Altima 2.5 S, cup holders.
2012 Nissan Altima 2.5 S, gear shifter/center console.
2012 Nissan Altima 2.5 S, passenger seat.
2012 Nissan Altima 2.5 S, auxiliary jack props.
2012 Nissan Altima 2.5 S, cup holder prop (tertiary).
2012 Nissan Altima 2.5 S, cup holder prop (quaternary).
2012 Nissan Altima 2.5 S, glove box open.
2012 Nissan Altima 2.5 S, front center console with closed lid, from driver's side looking down
2012 Nissan Altima 2.5 S, zune and auxiliary jack
2012 Nissan Altima 2.5 S, rear center console with closed lid from driver's side looking down.
2012 Nissan Altima 2.5 S, driver's floor mat and pedals. mid-seat level from outside looking in.
2012 Nissan Altima 2.5 S, rear driver's side floor mat. mid-seat level from outside looking in.
2012 Nissan Altima 2.5 S, centered wide dash shot - "night" shot.
2012 Nissan Altima 2.5 S, main power point.
2012 Nissan Altima 2.5 S, fake buck shot - interior from passenger b pillar.
2012 Nissan Altima 2.5 S, interior hero (driver's side).
2012 Nissan Altima 2.5 S, second row side cup holder with coffee prop, or second row door cup holder with water bottle.
2012 Nissan Altima 2.5 S, steering wheel/center console.
2012 Nissan Altima 2.5 S, center console/passenger side.
2012 Nissan Altima 2.5 S, steering wheel controls (right side)
2012 Nissan Altima 2.5 S, driver's side profile with drivers side door open.
2012 Nissan Altima 2.5 S, front drivers side wheel at profile.
2012 Nissan Altima 2.5 S, drivers side headlight.
2012 Nissan Altima 2.5 S, passenger side taillight.
2012 Nissan Altima 2.5 S, drivers side door handle.
2012 Nissan Altima 2.5 S, front angle view.
2012 Nissan Altima 2.5 S, trunk open.
2012 Nissan Altima 2.5 S, engine.
2012 Nissan Altima 2.5 S, chrome tip exhaust pipe.
2012 Nissan Altima 2.5 S, gas cap open.
2012 Nissan Altima 2.5 S, front angle medium view.
2012 Nissan Altima 2.5 S, front angle view, low wide perspective.
2012 Nissan Altima 2.5 S, front angle medium view.
2012 Nissan Altima 2.5 S, overhead.
2012 Nissan Altima 2.5 S, low/wide front.
2012 Nissan Altima 2.5 S, low/wide rear.
2012 Nissan Altima 2.5 S, low/wide front 5/8.
2012 Nissan Altima 2.5 S, low/wide rear 5/8.
2012 Nissan Altima 2.5 S, trunk props.
2012 Nissan Altima 2.5 S, driver's side mirror, 3_4 rear
2012 Nissan Altima 2.5 S, rear manufacture badge/emblem
2012 Nissan Altima 2.5 S, rear model badge/emblem
2012 Nissan Altima 2.5 S, close up of grill.
2012 Nissan Altima 2.5 S, front passenger 3/4 w/ wheels turned.
2012 Nissan Altima 2.5 S, rear 3/4 angle view.
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Nissan Altima Still Looks Fresh in Design Quality

In our fast-paced age of the 24-hour news cycle, micro-blogging and text-message break-ups, the automotive seven-year design lifecycle is definitely slow. Yet, we find with the 2012 Nissan Altima (which has remained about the same for six years) looks that still feel current. A helpful facelift in 2010 enlivened Altima's front end, wheels and interior materials.

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