2013 Nissan Altima

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2013 Nissan Altima Overview

The 2013 Nissan Altima is part of the fifth generation of this Japanese model. Based on Nissan's concept car, the Ellure, the redesigned Altima was introduced to the buying public during the summer of 2012. Released as a four-door sedan, the 2013 Nissan Altima features a standard 2.5-liter four-cylinder engine that generates 182 horsepower, while providing an EPA-estimated 27 during city driving and 38 on the highway. An available 3.5-liter V6 engine with 270 horsepower delivers 22 in the city and 31 during highway driving. This front-wheel drive, midsize car features an automatic Xtronic CVT (continuously tariable Transmission), with both engines available paddle shiftersodels with a V6 engine.

2013 Nissan Altima History

The 2013 Nissan Altima grew out of the automaker's Bluebird line, which started in 1957. Since 1992, the vehicle has been known as the Nissan Altima. It holds a sizable part of the midsize sedan market and is one of Nissan's best-selling vehicles. In 2008, for the vehicle's fourth generation, a coupe was introduced. A few related vehicles include:

  • Nissan Quest
  • Nissan Pathfinder
  • Infiniti JX
  • Nissan Maxima

How It Drives

The 2013 Nissan Altima has a reputation as a solid, family car. While some drivers have noted that the four-cylinder engine can be loud, the Altima features smooth, athletic handling and an immediate delivery of power.

Used 2013 Nissan Altima Value

The Altima is well known for its reliability and value. With its fun and responsive handling paired with an engine that offers plenty of pep without compromising fuel economy, the 2013 Nissan Altima is a good value. In fact, U.S. News & World Report ranked the 2013 Nissan Altima as #11 in the 2013 Affordable Midsize Cars category.

Design & Performance

Standard 16-inch steel wheels with wheel covers and all-season tires, projector-type halogen headlights, and dual body-color power outside mirrors give the 2013 Nissan Altima a sporty look that helps it stand out among the family car crowd. Other features include:

  • Independent strut rear suspension and a multi-link independent rear suspension make this sedan's ride smooth and seamless.
  • Front vented 11.7-inch disc brakes and 11.5-inch rear disc brakes ensure smooth braking every time.
  • Nissan direct ignition system.

Powertrain & Engine

The 2013 Nissan Altima is available in two different engine sizes - a 2.5-liter four-cylinder and a 3.5-liter V6. Both of these engines come paired with an XTRONIC CVT (continuously variable transmission), which is eight pounds lighter than earlier versions. The Electronic Hydraulic Power-Assisted Steering system and an active understeer control make handling intuitive, responsive, and smooth.

Body Style & Interior Comfort

Inside its roomy interior, passengers will find the Nissan Altima is outfitted with high-quality materials and comfortable seats, making it the ideal vehicle to meet the needs of a growing family. Some of the standard features include:

  • Remote keyless entry with trunk release
  • Fine Vision electroluminescent gauges
  • Push button ignition
  • Six-way manual adjustable driver's seat for four-cylinder engines.
  • Six-way power adjustable driver's seat for V6 engines.
  • Bluetooth hands-free phone system
  • Advanced Drive-Assist Display
  • Air conditioning is standard with a V6 engine and includes an in-cabin microfilter as standard equipment
  • Cruise control is standard in models with a V6 engine

Other standard features include:

  • Nissan's advanced air bag system, complete with dual-stage supplemental front air bags with occupant classification and seat-belt sensors
  • Roof-mounted curtain side-impact air bags
  • Seat-mounted side-impact air bags for the driver and front passenger
  • Vehicle Dynamic Control (VDC) with Traction Control System (TCS)
  • Pipe-style steel side-door guard beams
  • Tire Pressure Monitoring System (TPMS) with easy-fill tire alert
  • Zone body construction with both front and rear crumple zones
  • Nissan vehicle immobilizer system
  • Vehicle security system
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Key Features

  • Cloth Seats
  • Side Airbags
  • Overhead Airbags
  • Automatic Transmission
  • AM/FM Stereo
  • Auxiliary Audio Input
  • ABS Brakes
  • Air Conditioning
  • AM/FM Stereo
  • Automatic Transmission
  • Auxiliary Audio Input
  • Bluetooth
  • CD Audio
  • Cloth Seats
  • Overhead Airbags
  • Power Locks
  • Power Mirrors
  • Power Windows
  • Rear Defroster
  • Remote Start
  • Side Airbags
  • Smart Key
  • Traction Control
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Key Specifications

Gas Mileage
27 City
38 Highway
Base Specifications
Transmission CVT
Drive 2WD
Engine 2.5L
Cylinders 4
Horsepower 182 horsepower@6000rpm
Torque 180 torque@4000rpm
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What customers liked
Fuel Economy, Ride and Handling, Styling
What they didn't
Cabin Noise, Power, Braking
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Loving my car!!!
Dominique Reese | 6/17/2015
I just love everything about my 2013 altima!! It has good gas mileage, I haven't had any issues with it since I purchased it, I got it at a good price range, and I love the style of my car!!!
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