The Altima shares styling cues with the Sentra, Versa, and even Pathfinder, pointing to a new, cohesive design language from Nissan.
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The Altima fits the mid-size sedan segment, which focuses on seating for five and general practicality.
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The headlights have a rear-angled upper sideline.
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The contour line down the side dips at the front door.
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At 15.4 cubic feet, the trunk space is generous enough for most big box store runs.
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In SL trim, the car comes with many niceties, including leather seats and auto-dimming mirror.
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The sweeping roof design hampers headroom for taller rear seat passengers.
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The Altima's steering wheel assumes considerable heft at speed.
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The display on the instrument cluster shows vehicle and entertainment system information.
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The CVT shifter has a Sport position, but no low range or manual mode.
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Maps show in plan or perspective views, and include live traffic.
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Sirius brings in traffic information and fuel prices.
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The NissanConnect app enables Google search and iHeartRadio.
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Playing music from a device connected to the USB port brings up album cover art on the playback screen.
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The nine-speaker Bose audio system, standard in the SL trim Altima, includes a center channel.
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The phone system includes typical features, such as call history and contact list integration.
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The rearview camera shows trajectory lines.
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