In the North American market which is preferred by many car manufacturers, the Japanese company Nissan has occupied a leading position, mainly because of very popular family mid-size sedan Altima, which was best seller in previous generations.
The presentation of the fifth generation Nissan Altima (L33) was held at the New York Auto Show in April 2012.
2015 Nissan Altima exterior
Nissan Altima 2015 model year is built on the same platform as European Nissan Teana and appeared in the form of the American version with original and unique design.
Nissan Altima front demonstrated large triangular headlights, trapezoidal false radiator grille with chrome frame and front bumper with a lower air intake with round and longitudinal foglamps.
2015 Nissan Altima price
The sales started in June 2014 in North America in six versions. For US motorists the price is US $ 22,500 for the basic 2015 Nissan Altima 2,5 S and up to 30,080 US dollars for perfectly packaged Nissan Altima 3,5 SL.
2015 Nissan Altima price: starting at $22,500
2015 Nissan Altima interior
Interior of the new Nissan Altima is decorated high quality materials in the form of soft plastics and optional leather. Smooth lines of the front dash, center console with controls transferred into a powerful and high transmission tunnel, a convenient 3-spoke steering wheel, an informative instrument panel monitor with on-board computer (Advanced Drive-Assist Display 3D image navigation maps, images from the rear view camera).
The new 2015 Nissan Altima makes an unforgettable impression on potential owners. According to the assurances Nissan Altima 2015 model year is equipped with comfortable seats especially comfortable for the back. Both the front and back seats provide enough legroom and comfort for five persons.
Cargo capacity of the new 2015 Nissan Altima trunk is 15,5 cubic ft (440 liters).
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2015 Nissan Altima trim levels
Nissan Altima 2015 model year is available in 5 trim levels. The basic trim level is 2.5 and has 4.3-inch dashboard screen, Bluetooth hands-free system, 60/40 split rear seats, Start/Stop ignition button, standard air conditioner.
The car is also equipped with projector type halogen headlights, dual exhaust pipes with chrome finishing, windows made of UV-reducing glass. As for the safety, 2015 Nissan Altima features tire pressure monitoring system, traction control, front and side airbags with curtains.
2.5 S adds keyless entry with remote trunk opener function, AM/FM/CD/MP3 audio system with 6 speakers and speed sensitive volume control, cruise control, multifunctional steering wheel with audio and cruise controls. The car also features smart auto headlights.
For 2.5 S special edition package is available and includes 6-way power seats, 16” alloy wheels, 5-inch color display, iPod connectivity and more.
2.5 SV adding dual-zone climate control, audio system with 5-inch screen with Nissan Connect, leather wrapped steering wheel, 8-way power driver seat with power lumbar support, 17-inch alloy wheels, fog lights, active understeer control. For this trim level 3 extra packages are available.
2.5 SL is the top trim with 4 cylinder engine. It features leather appointed seats, Bose premium audio system with 9 speakers and subwoofer; 4-way power adjustable front passenger seat, heated front seats and steering wheel, LED taillights, folding heated mirrors with integrated turn signal indicators.
3.5 SL is the one and only available trim level for a V6 sedan. It includes Nissan Connect infotainment system with 7-inch touch screen display, voice recognition system and satellite radio, 18-inch alloy wheels, power sunroof, xenon headlights, paddle shifters with manual mode, park assistant, blind spot warning, lane departure warning.
2015 Nissan Altima specs
2015 Nissan Altima has two petrol engines: a modernized 4-cylinder 2,5 DOHC (182 hp) and a V6 3,5 DOHC (270 hp) with only one transmission available – Xtronic CVT, like in the new 2016 model year Maxima; independent suspension of the anti-roll bars, McPherson strut in front, multi-link in rear; all disc brakes with ABS, EBD and Brake assist, electric power steering.
The 2015 Nissan Altima with standard 2.5 liter engine has 27 mpg in city and 38 mpg in highway measured by EPA. The V6 version of the car has 22 mpg in city and 32 mpg in highway.
2015 Nissan Altima pictures