The Insurance Institute for Highway Safety (IIHS) has awarded the 2013 Nissan Altima with a “Top Safety Pick Plus”, recognizing the new sedan for excellent performance in five passenger safety tests. Continue Reading...
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Back in September, Nissan kicked off its “Innovation Garage” competition with two grand prize winners netting themselves a $50,000 grant and a 2013 Altima. Continue Reading...
Just a mere few days after its official unveiling, Nissan has already taken its Altima V8 Supercar out onto the race track for some shakedown runs. Continue Reading...
Last week, Nissan teased its Altima for the Australian V8 Supercars series and now it’s made its public debut at a special event out in Melbourne. Continue Reading...
Back in September, Nissan showed off its VK56DE powerplant for the V8 Supercars Series, and now the Japanese automaker is getting ready to show off its Altima race car where the new engine will reside. Continue Reading...
Nissan is recalling 13,919 2013 Altimas that were manufactured from May 10 through July 26, 2012 because of incorrectly torqued bolts. Continue Reading...
The 2013 Nissan Altima is the Japanese automaker’s attempt to dethrone the Toyota Camry as king of the mid-size sedan segment, and now the fuel-efficient model has been awarded a 5-star overall vehicle safety rating as part of the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration’s (NHTSA) New Car Assessment Program (NCAP). Continue Reading...
We’re all feeling a little patriotic this week, as the United States successfully landed its massive, SUV-sized Curiosity on our neighboring planet of Mars. Taking advantage of a good situation Nissan has released an infographic on how much it would cost to drive to Mars. Continue Reading...
Four major cities across Canada will play host to Nissan’s newest marketing campaign for the Altima, which will incorporate a holographic water show of the car. Continue Reading...
Nissan redesigned the Altima mid-size sedan for the 2013 model year, and now a video has been released of three employees who were crucial in the development of the new Altima discussing its design. Continue Reading...
Expect a new ring to Nissan’s commercials: After two years of proclaiming “innovation for all,” the brand is changing its tune. Continue Reading...
Sometimes it’s pretty difficult to determine what makes a vehicle reliable. But one sound way is to look back and see how much the average repair cost was for a vehicle over three to five years, and seeing which ones suffered the least breakdowns. Data was studied using 100,000 auto warranty policies linked to family… Continue Reading...
The 2013 Nissan Altima was unveiled at the 2012 New York Auto Show, boasting a best-in-class 38-mpg highway from its 2.5-liter four-cylinder engine. Continue Reading...
With two decades of Nissan Altimas under its belt, production began today on the fifth-generation 2013 model at the company’s Smyrna, Tenn. plant. Continue Reading...
Nissan recently debuted its all-new Altima at the New York Auto Show boasting a best-in-class 38 mpg and the “NASA inspired zero-gravity seats.” Continue Reading...
Ahead of its 2012 New York Auto Show Debut, Nissan is teasing us with a new video showing off the design of the 2013 Nissan Altima. This is the second teaser from the company, but there are also spy photos as well as an accidental leak that popped up a little while ago. This newest… Continue Reading...
The Altima is Nissan’s best-selling sedan, and will be getting an all-new design for the 2013 model year. Set to debut at this year’s New York International Auto Show, the Japanese autoaker has decided to release a very quick teaser on the new Altima to whet our appetite. And by teaser, we mean a real… Continue Reading...
A new continuously-variable transmission, a supercharged 2.5L four-cylinder engine and an front-drive hybrid system should all arrive on the new Nissan Altima for 2013, helping Nissan stay competitive in an increasingly tough segment. The hybrid drivetrain will be similar to that used on the Infiniti M Hybrid, but adapted for front-wheel drive vehicles. The new… Continue Reading...
Nissan has issued out a recall on approximately 20,000 Altima sedans for a front suspension bolt that may not have been properly tightened during assembly of the vehicle. The bolt in question is a traverse link bolt and if not properly tightened can cause a rattling noise or vibration once its loose. In the unlikely… Continue Reading...
The Japanese earthquake disaster and the resulting supply disruption mixed up the Top 10 best-selling vehicles in June, allowing the Chevrolet Cruze compact to top the chart in the US, a spot usually reserved for the Toyota Camry. The Camry did make the Top 10 and was the only Japanese vehicle to do so but… Continue Reading...
Nissan is planning a dozen new cars for the next few years, including redesigned Altima and Sentra sedans, some new trucks, and an electric vehicle for Infiniti. The Altima, Sentra, and Titan are getting long in the tooth, and even the Maxima and Murano. Those will get replaced with all new cars before 2014. Infiniti… Continue Reading...
Nissan is reportedly developing a new front-wheel hybrid drive system for the next generation Altima Hybrid that may be released as early as next year. The system will be based on the 2012 Infiniti M Hybrid which utilized a rear-wheel drive hybrid drivetrain. The Altima will use lithium ion batteries, one motor, a two-clutch system… Continue Reading...
Nissan has released full details on its 2012 Altima lineup with the Altima Hybrid notably absent. The Altima Hybrid officially launched in 2007 and featured Nissan’s first gas-electric engine, thanks to technology licensed from Toyota. It was able to achieve 33 mpg (7.1 L/100 km), which is still a respectable number. However, the Altima was… Continue Reading...
The National Highway Traffic Safety Administration is currently opening a probe on 2007-2008 Nissan Altimas and 2007-2008 Jeep Wranglers for issues that may or may not result in a recall. For the Nissan Altima, NHTSA is responding to 20 complaints in regards to a possible brake issue though none of the complaints have resulted in… Continue Reading...