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2017 Nissan Altima

Vehicle Summary

A midsize car is a practical choice for buyers who long for precise handling and an aerodynamic design but aren't willing to sacrifice interior comfort or convenient features. The 2017 Nissan Altima is a midsize sedan that boasts seating for up to five passengers in addition to a spacious 15.4-cubic-foot trunk. The 2017 Altima also features a long wheelbase design that allows for plenty of leg room (even in its rear row), while elevated seat cushions provide excellent visibility from every seat.

Combine the 2017 Altima's spacious cabin with generous standard features like push-button start, Bluetooth® connectivity, and keyless entry, and it's easy to see why this midsize sedan could be a smart choice for your next car.

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Q: Does the 2017 Nissan Altima have a CVT transmission?

A: Yes, all 2017 Altima models are outfitted with a continuously variable transmission (CVT).

Q: Does the 2017 Nissan Altima have Apple CarPlay®?

A: No, the 2017 Altima does not come with Apple CarPlay®, but all trim levels above the base trim come with NissanConnect smartphone integration.

Q: What kind of mileage does the 2017 Nissan Altima get?

A: Fuel economy can vary based on engine configuration and other factors. However, the 2017 Nissan Altima base trim with 2.5L four-cylinder engine and CVT gets an EPA-estimated 31 mpg combined.1

1Fuel economy figures are based on EPA estimates when vehicles sold as new. Fuel economy may vary for reasons like driving conditions and vehicle history. Unless specified, figures are for vehicles equipped with an automatic transmission. See for details.

2017 Nissan Altima Trim Configurations

The 2017 Nissan Altima is offered in five trims, most of which are powered by a 2.5L four-cylinder engine at 179 hp. However, the SR and SL trims are available with an optional 3.5L V6 engine at 270 hp. All 2017 Altima models feature a continuously variable transmission and front-wheel drive.


  • 16-inch steel wheels
  • Keyless entry and ignition
  • Bluetooth® phone and audio connectivity
  • Four-speaker sound system


  • Rearview camera
  • Six-speaker sound system
  • Smartphone integration
  • Automatic headlights


  • 18-inch alloy wheels
  • Sport-tuned suspension
  • Rear spoiler
  • Sport seats
  • Steering wheel paddle shifters


  • Remote engine start
  • Automatic dual-zone climate control
  • Satellite radio
  • 17-inch alloy wheels


  • Leather upholstery
  • Heated front seats and steering wheel
  • Premium nine-speaker Bose audio system
  • Ambient cabin lighting
  • Rear-seat air vents

2017 Nissan Altima vs. Other Cars

The 2017 Altima is a capable midsize sedan that suits the needs of many drivers. Still, there are a few other midsize options you may want to check out as you shop.

2017 Nissan Altima vs. 2017 Toyota Camry

The 2017 Camry comes standard with a 2.5L four-cylinder engine at 178 hp, though the upper XSE and XLE trim levels are available with an optional 3.5L V6 at 268 hp. All 2017 Camry models are outfitted with a six-speed automatic transmission and front-wheel drive, along with a host of generous standard features. On the base LE trim, this includes keyless entry, a 6.1-inch touchscreen interface, a six-speaker sound system, and a sunroof. Meanwhile, the 2017 Camry offers a spacious 15.4-cubic-foot trunk and 60/40-split folding rear seats to further expand cargo storage space when needed.

2017 Nissan Altima vs. 2017 Honda Accord

The midsize 2017 Accord is offered in both four-door sedan and two-door coupe body styles. Both can seat up to five passengers and offer an ample 15.5 cubic feet of trunk space. The 2017 Accord is also outfitted with a standard 2.4L four-cylinder engine at 185 hp and is available with a six-speed manual or CVT transmission. Other standard equipment on the 2017 Accord base LX sedan trim includes automatic dual-zone climate control, a 7.7-inch display screen (not touchscreen), a rearview camera, and Bluetooth® connectivity.

2017 Nissan Altima vs. 2017 Chevrolet Cruze

The 2017 Chevrolet Cruze sedan is offered as both a sedan and hatchback with seating for up to five passengers. The sedan's base L trim comes with a number of standard features, ranging from Bluetooth® connectivity and smartphone integration to a seven-inch touchscreen display. And for tech lovers, 4G LTE connectivity with Wi-Fi hotspot capability2 is offered through OnStar.

The 2017 Cruze also comes with a turbocharged 1.4L four-cylinder engine at 153 hp, though a turbocharged 1.6L four-cylinder diesel engine is offered on the LT Diesel trim. All 2017 Cruze models are available with a six-speed manual or automatic transmission and front-wheel drive.

2Requires data plan and compatible device.

Safety Rating

The National Highway Transportation Safety Administration's independent crash tests help you make informed decisions about vehicle safety. NHTSA's 5-Star Safety Ratings give consumers insights into how vehicles perform in crash tests, with more stars equaling higher safety ratings. Here are the ratings for the 2017 Nissan Altima. Certain vehicles may have unrepaired safety recalls. Visit to look up a specific vehicle.

NHTSA Overall Rating
Frontal Barrier Crash Rating Test: A head-on collision between two similar vehicles traveling at 35 mph.
Front Driver Side
Front Passenger Side
Side Barrier Crash Rating Test: A vehicle standing in an intersection sustains driver side impact from a vehicle moving at 38.5 mph.
Rear Passenger
Side Pole Crash Rating Test: A vehicle slides sideways at 20 mph and impacts a tree or telephone pole.
Combined Side Barrier and Pole Crash Ratings: Test data is combined to indicate overall safety by passenger location.
Front Seat
Back Seat
Rollover Resistance Test: A single vehicle moving at 55 mph loses control on a curve, leaves the road, and rolls over.
Rollover Rating
Dynamic Test Result
No Tip
Risk of Rollover

Reviews for 2017 Nissan Altima

Overall Rating

4.1 out of 5 (24 reviews)

Great car , great price brakes squeaky already

I would because it’s long inside and I’m 6’8 .. great room , comfortable, fast , smooth ride , none noisy engine. If you’re sitting at a light or just got in the car you will forget its on it’s so quiet.


  • Technology and Entertainment: great factory Speaker system ... iPod connection and also Bluetooth
  • Power: It has drive and drive S ... (speed ) nuff said
  • Styling: I’m 6’8 and don’t have to bend my knees to drive


  • Weather Versatility: Only thing it’s not major but no back window windshield wiper
  • Braking: Not sure if because it was purchased used but I bought it in December and the brakes are already squeaking.

- Tafari Toney, 2017 Nissan Altima

Bad idea. I don’t like this car

I’m having electrical problem and CarMax refuse to fix it . I’ve complained since I’ve had the car


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- Sheretta Lewis, 2017 Nissan Altima

Wonderful car just sold to me in bad conditions

Overall the Nissan Altima is a very good running car as well as roomy and stylish... I just didn’t get 1 in the best condition


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- Kumba Parker, 2017 Nissan Altima

This price does not include tax, title, and tags. Additional fees may also apply depending on the state of purchase.