...Once a frumpy wallflower, the Altima is now a midsize sedan to be desired,
...The V-6-equipped 3.5 SE has cloth seats and a six-speaker CD audio system. A Leather group for the 3.5 SE includes a rear spoiler and high-intensity-discharge headlights. Under the Hood The base 2.5-liter four-cylinder engine produces 175 horsepower (170 hp in California). A 245-hp, 3.5-liter V-6, which is similar to the one used in the Maxima, is standard in the 3.5 SE sedan. Either engine can mate with a four-speed-automatic or five-speed-manual transmission, and regular unleaded fuel can be used with both engines. Traction control is available for Altimas equipped with the V-6 engine and...
...The SE came standard with a 3.5-liter, 240-horsepower V6, and the others had a 2.5-liter, 175-horsepower four cylinder engine. All models came with a folding rear seat, power doors, and a tilting steering wheel. Upgrading to the S got air conditioning, cruise control, remote keyless entry, and a CD player. The SL included a power driver's seat and an upgraded sound system. Upgrading to the SE got the bigger engine, foglamps, and bigger wheels.Drivers praise the 2004 Altima for its acceleration, looks, and reliability. Some owners complain that the seats are uncomfortable, and some complain...
Though the Australian V8 Supercar Series and our own NASCAR series are radically different forms of racing, the two series share more than a few common elements. Both base... read more February 13, 2013 by Kurt Ernst
The Nissan Altima may not be the obvious choice for a racing series called V8 Supercars, but a version of the car, complete with a Nismo-tuned V-8 engine, will compete in the... read more October 30, 2012 by Viknesh Vijayenthiran
The latest 2013 Nissan Altima has already been confirmed to compete alongside the Ford Falcon and Holden Commodore in Australia’s V8 Supercars race series next year... read more September 4, 2012 by Viknesh Vijayenthiran
After announcing back in February that it would be entering Australia’s V8 Supercars next year, Nissan has now confirmed it will be competing with its latest-generation... read more April 4, 2012 by Viknesh Vijayenthiran 3
After all the spy shots and string of teasers, Nissan’s 2013 Altima has finally made its public debut, with the covers coming off this morning at the 2012 New York Auto... read more April 4, 2012 by Viknesh Vijayenthiran 2