The huge sales of midsize family sedans dominate other car models in the auto market, which car manufacturers are now focusing on. One vehicle designed to excel in this market is the 2015 Nissan Altima Sedan, an appealing midsize sedan with great fuel economy and unparalleled performance. For 2015, the Nissan Altima gets upgraded with a fuel-efficient V6 powertrain and has been added with the new NissanConnect app suite. Reviewers say the Altima has spacious interior, a classy design, and high-end materials used in the attractive cabin. The NissanConnect infotainment system is an apps-driven interface which was introduced last year make its way as standard equipment on the SL and SV Altima trims. The 2015 Nissan Altima Sedan has a multilink independent suspension and automatic CVT that provides better driving dynamics.
Available in two engine designs, the Nissan Altima with the 2.5L 4-cylinder base engine offers higher fuel-efficiency and has lighter weight. The 4-cylinder Altima gets a front-wheel drive and an automatic Xtronic CVT to provide 182 horsepower and 180 pound-feet torque.
Available in the S, SV and SL models, the 2015 Nissan Altima Sedan with a V6 and CVT gets fixed-ratio-simulating manual-shift paddles on higher trims. The V6-powered Altima offers 270 horsepower and 258 pound-feet torque. On fuel economy, the Nissan Altima Sedan with the 4-cylinder engine scores an EPA estimate of 27 city/38 highway mpg, while the 3.5L V6 provides 22/31 mpg.
Notable standard amenities loaded on the base Altima include 4-way-adjustable front seat, 6-way manual driver-seat, 60/40-split/folding rear seat, touch controls mounted on the tilt/telescopic steering wheels, power door-locks/windows, a customizable 4.0-inch advanced driver assist color display, remote keyless entry and Bluetooth hands-free connectivity. Higher trims get automatic climate control, leatherette to premium trim and other luxuries.