While its electronics may lack a signature Nissan look, the Altima offers modern and convenient features, such as Google search for navigation.
Nissan's Altima competes in the crowded mid-size sedan segment with good fuel economy and connected tech.
The 2014 Nissan Altima's continuously variable transmission distinguishes it in the saturated mid-size sedan segment, but competitors show better overall polish.
The new 2014 Volkswagen Passat SEL Premium competes in the toughest category with the likes of the Honda Accord, Toyota Camry, and Nissan Altima. Brian Cooley takes it out for a drive and checks the tech.
Nissan promises a new performance concept for Monday, likely a real-life Vision Gran Turismo car for the Gran Turismo 6 racing game, and possibly a hint at the next-generation GT-R.
This year's New York auto show saw a slew of everyday, practical cars, but also featured a streak of passion.
The all-new Altima sharpens it's look and it's tech.
The 2013 Altima exhibits a number of unexpected features, such as being longer than the current Maxima and getting paddle shifters that an F1 driver would find familiar.
Details remain slim, but Nissan has released a teaser photo of the next generation Juke, which it promises to unveil in Geneva next week.
Larger than you would expect for a midsize sedan, the 2013 Nissan Altima offers distinctive ride quality and some surprising available cabin tech, but engine choices slip behind the tech curve.