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2019 Nissan Altima photo gallery: Better styling, a trick turbo engine and a ton of tech

The 2019 Nissan Altima becomes a more serious midsize sedan threat with more eye-catching looks, a peppy turbocharged engine and a big upgrade in tech.

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Nissan debuted the sixth-generation Altima for the 2019 model year with sharper styling, a trick turbocharged engine and cabin technology upgrades.

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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.

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With a continuously variable transmission, the EPA estimates that the Altima will return 25 mpg in the city and 34 mpg on the highway.

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Compared with the outgoing Altima, the new Altima is longer, lower and wider, with 1.9 inches of additional length in the wheelbase. 

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The new Altima sports a more aggressive appearance with a bigger V-Motion grille, shorter front overhangs and floating roof.

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The Altima's cabin also looks more stylish, with a layered dashboard with two-tone panels and silver trim pieces.

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A new NissanConnect system quarterbacks infotainment with an 8-inch touchscreen, navigation satellite radio and a nine-speaker Bose audio system. 

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NissanConnect also comes standard with both Apple CarPlay and Android Auto capabilities.

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The range-topping Platinum model comes standard with a 360-degree camera.

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The 2019 Nissan Altima Platinum VC-Turbo starts at $35,675, which includes $895 for destination charges. 

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