It has been trouble free and it is fun to drive. My previous car was a Crossfire, so it is a step downward in the fun department but it is a good compromise between fun an practical. It has a decent trunk, full size spare, and plenty of power with the 3.5 engine. The CVT transmission is very responsive, but not as fun as a six speed stick. I am not a front wheel drive kind of guy, but I must admit it is a real advantage in the snow and ice..
My First Import...and I like it!
2010 Nissan AltimaMotorcity Boy - Dallas, TX07/22/2011
Coming from Detroit I "went against my religion" and ended up purchasing my first vehicle that wasn't from the Big 3. I was badly in need of a car and when I saw this one I felt very attracted to it. It made me feel better knowing it was built in the USA in Tennessee. It's got all of the features I wanted plus more! It had low mileage. It drives wonderfully and looks great. Nissan makes a great car and I am very happy with my purchase.
It's a great car for someone who loves to drive and is on-the-go. Not good for kids, probably not pets, and city driving eats it. The luxury features, stylish look, and handling make this a phenomenal buy that feels much more expensive than it cost.
2010 Nissan Altima Overview
The 2010 Nissan Altima received a facelift after its sleek, new redesign in 2007. With either of its engine options, the Altima is surprisingly quick and peppy while delivering class-leading fuel efficiency. The Altima is an excellent choice for those who appreciate crisp, responsive handling.
Features & Specs
The Nissan Altima offers a wide range of features. It comes with full set of power accessories, such as locks, windows and mirrors, as well as keyless entry and cruise control. Also included in the 2010 Altima are air conditioning, Bluetooth connectivity and an audio system with CD player. Higher trims include improved sound systems, dual-zone climate control, power moonroof and voice-activated navigation system.
Design & Performance
The Altima is Nissan's midsize sedan with an expertly-tuned suspension and quick steering. It underwent a redesign for the 2007 model year, and the 2010 version emerged with a bit of a facelift that included aerodynamic angles to the body design. The Nissan Altima has four different trim options: the base 2.5, 2.5 S, 3.5 SE and 3.5 SL. The visible differences between each trim level lies only in tires, otherwise, upgrades lie in the interior.
Powertrain & Engine
Standard versions of the Altima are powered by a 2.5L four-cylinder engine. The 2010 Nissan Altima supports an upgrade to the 3.5L V6 engine under the hood, making it more powerful than its competitors. When the V6 is paired with the six-speed manual transmission, the car can feel sportier than expected. A continuously variable transmission (CVT) is also an available option. No matter the transmission, the engines produce near-identical fuel economy.
Body Style & Interior Comfort
For the 2010 model year, the Nissan Altima was redesigned with a more angular front-end, a new hood and new headlights. It also received new wheels and interior materials. As a result, the 2010 Altima's cabin design and material quality have improved significantly. The vehicle is spacious and has controls that are integrated well into the 2010 Altima's array of features.
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