Nissan debuted the sixth-generation Altima for the 2019 model year with sharper styling, a trick turbocharged engine and cabin technology upgrades.
Replacing the old 3.5-liter V6 engine is a new 2.0-liter VC Turbo engine with 248 horsepower and 280 pound-feet of torque.
With a continuously variable transmission, the EPA estimates that the Altima will return 25 mpg in the city and 34 mpg on the highway.
Compared with the outgoing Altima, the new Altima is longer, lower and wider, with 1.9 inches of additional length in the wheelbase.
The new Altima sports a more aggressive appearance with a bigger V-Motion grille, shorter front overhangs and floating roof.
The Altima's cabin also looks more stylish, with a layered dashboard with two-tone panels and silver trim pieces.
A new NissanConnect system quarterbacks infotainment with an 8-inch touchscreen, navigation satellite radio and a nine-speaker Bose audio system.
NissanConnect also comes standard with both Apple CarPlay and Android Auto capabilities.
The range-topping Platinum model comes standard with a 360-degree camera.
The 2019 Nissan Altima Platinum VC-Turbo starts at $35,675, which includes $895 for destination charges.