Nissan Altima

In published reviews,
critics awarded this
vehicle an average
overall score of:

85
Priced From $20,410
MPG 27.0
Styles Reviewed
SedanSedan

Edmunds.com

01/25/11
2011-01-25
86
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Josh Sadlier Josh Sadlier 7.1 out of 10 2011 Nissan Altima Sedan

The Nissan Altima 3.5 SR is a top choice for family-sedan shoppers who like to drive but don’t want to sacrifice the practicality and comfort for which this segment is known.

Cars.com

06/06/12
2012-06-06
86
100

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Mike Hanley Mike Hanley 6.7 out of 10 2013 Nissan Altima Sedan

With the 2013 Altima’s redesign, Nissan stays true to the car’s sporty identity and adds to its appeal with impressive EPA-estimated gas mileage and available high-tech features.

Edmunds.com

08/29/11
2011-08-29
85
100

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Staff Review Edmunds.com 7.8 out of 10 2012 Nissan Altima Sedan

The 2012 Nissan Altima is a solid pick for a midsize sedan or coupe, particularly if you’re looking for something with some sporting flair.

CNET.com

09/30/11
2011-09-30
85
100

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Antuan Goodwin Antuan Goodwin 7.2 out of 10 2012 Nissan Altima Sedan

The 2012 Nissan Altima 2.5 S provides good acceleration, thanks in part to its transmission tech, and handling that, while not sporty, is capable and predictable.

New Car Test Drive

12/01/11
2011-12-01
85
100

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J.P. Vettraino J.P. Vettraino 6.3 out of 10 2012 Nissan Altima Sedan

The Altima Sedan is roomy, comfortable and stylish, and overall we consider it a great choice versus the competition.

New Car Test Drive

06/28/12
2012-06-28
85
100

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Ted West Ted West Score Pending 2013 Nissan Altima Sedan

The 2013 Nissan Altima is more comfortable, attractive and better-equipped than its price suggests. It is also an extremely frugal fuel user. We found the standard four-cylinder engine sluggish and the sedan offered only average dynamics and feedback on the road.

Forbes

07/20/12
2012-07-20
85
100

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Matthew de Paula Matthew de Paula Score Pending 2013 Nissan Altima Sedan

This family sedan looks and feels more upscale, has sophisticated new technology, and gets far better gas mileage than the model it replaces. But the improvements come with a tradeoff: The new Nissan Altima has lost its sporty character.

MotorWeek

08/03/12
2012-08-03
85
100

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Staff Review MotorWeek 7.2 out of 10 2013 Nissan Altima Sedan

While we don’t think it garners the gold, the Altima is still a very solid effort, and one that easily out-handles and is more fun to drive than its main rivals. That makes it a very appealing family four-door to us.

New York Times

09/14/12
2012-09-14
85
100

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Lawrence Ulrich Lawrence Ulrich 7.3 out of 10 2013 Nissan Altima Sedan

The all-new 2013 model. Nissan is no longer looking to stake a claim, but to hold the high ground. About the only bad thing I’ll say about the Altima is that the redesign plays it very safe; it’s a collection of the clichés of the current midsize class.

Edmunds.com

04/26/11
2011-04-26
84
100

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John DiPietro John DiPietro Score Pending 2011 Nissan Altima Sedan

The 2011 Nissan Altima 2.5 S still remains a strong choice for anyone looking for a roomy, economical sedan that is also well-trimmed and enjoyable to drive.

Automobile Magazine

05/25/12
2012-05-25
84
100

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Jason Cammisa Jason Cammisa 7.0 out of 10 2013 Nissan Altima Sedan

The new Altima is packed full of tech goodies aped from more expensive vehicles, and its chassis is capable of hustling when it has to. In fact, the only place it really disappoints is in its looks.

TheTruthAboutCars.com

05/25/12
2012-05-25
83
100

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Michael Karesh Michael Karesh Score Pending 2013 Nissan Altima Sedan

The 2013 Nissan Altima isn’t cheap, and it doesn’t stand out from the crowd aside from offering the highest EPA numbers. But if something has been working well, you don’t futz with it. For the most part, Nissan hasn’t.

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