For 2015, the Altima is offering two engines, including a 2.5L QR25 four-cylinder engine with 182 horsepower and a 3.5L V6 engine with 270 horsepower. Both engines are paired with a standard Xtronic transmission. However, it is not just the engine and transmission that aid the 2015 Nissan Altima in delivering up to 38 highway MPG. It comes with tires that have a reduced rolling resistance as well as a regenerative alternator that only operates while the vehicle is coasting. There is also an available option for steering wheel-mounted paddle shifters and manual shift mode. Additional power and performance features include Front Wheel Drive, four-wheel antilock brakes, independent strut front suspension, multi-link independent rear suspension, ZF Sachs shock absorbers, and active understeer control.
The new body design with its aerodynamic curves helps the 2015 Nissan Altima reaches its peak fuel economy. However, many other features make this car everything you want in a midsized sedan. This 2015 lineup offers seven trims, including 2.5, 2.5 S, 2.5 SV, 2.5 SL, 3.5, 3.5 SV, and 3.5 SL. It also comes in eight different colors, including Super Black, Cayenne Red, Storm Blue, and Gun Metallic. Additional exterior features include the iconic Nissan grille, available fog lights, LED taillights, and smart automatic headlights. The interior design of the 2015 Nissan Altima has four upholstery options: charcoal leather, beige leather, charcoal cloth, and beige cloth. There is an option 7-inch color screen with Advanced Drive-Assist® display, SiriusXM® Satellite Radio, and NissanConnect, which gives you access to mobile apps like Facebook, Pandora, and iHeartRadio. You can connect your compatible smartphone to your Altima via Bluetooth for streaming music, hands-free calling and texting, and much more. The Nissan Navigation System allows you to use a built-in GPS through SiriusXM® Travel and more. Drivers can also ask about the Nissan Intelligent Key® that allows you to start your ignition with the push of a button.
Many extraordinary safety and security features come as both standard and available options in the 2015 Nissan Altima. Most impressive is the Blind Spot Warning System, which uses a camera to scan the driver's blind spot areas and alert you if it detects something. Similarly, the Lane Departure Warning System alerts you if you begin to veer out of your current driving lane. Additional safety features include advanced airbags, vehicle dynamic control, moving object detection, front and rear crumple zones, dual front side-mounted airbags, front and rear head airbags, and much more.
Learn more about this model on the Official Nissan Altima Website.