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NISSAN Altima Series/Models Timeline, Specifications and Pictures

Generations: 7
First production year: 2002
Engines: Gasoline, Hybrid
 

2022 - Present

Nissan introduced the sixth generation of the Altima in 2019, and four years later, it introduced a well-deserved facelift for it. The 2023 Altima was vastly improved not only on the outside but also on the trim level specifications and safety features. Thus, customers could choose from up to eight versions of the midsize sedan. Previously, the Altima was available in five trim levels. Still,...

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gasoline engines:

  NISSAN Altima 2.0L Turbo CVT (248 HP)

  NISSAN Altima 2.5L CVT (180 HP)

  NISSAN Altima 2.5L CVT AWD (180 HP)

2018 - 2022

Nissan unveiled the sixth generation of the Altima at the 2018 New York International Auto Show, and it came with significant improvements over its predecessor. Since the first generation appeared in 1993, the Altima was a formidable contender in the mid-size segment, especially since the carmaker made it technologically advanced. For instance, the first Altima featured a head-up display, whi...

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gasoline engines:

  NISSAN Altima 2.0L VC-Turbo CVT Xtronic (248 HP)

  NISSAN Altima 2.5L CVT Xtronic (188 HP)

  NISSAN Altima 2.5L CVT Xtronic AWD (188 HP)

2012 - 2018

The fifth generation of the Nissan Altima was unveiled at the 2012 New York International Auto Show as the 2013 model. It entered the competition on the mid-size sedans. The competitive mid-size sedan segment made the Japanese car-manufacturer Nissan bring more Infiniti style into the mass-market vehicles. The 2013 Altima was based on the same platform with the Maxima and the Murano. Moreover...

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gasoline engines:

  NISSAN Altima Sedan 2.5L CVT (182 HP)

  NISSAN Altima Sedan 3.5L V6 CVT (270 HP)

2012 - Present

While the fifth generation of the Altima sedan was introduced at the 2012 New York Auto Show, the coupe version received a mild facelift where it gained some, and it lost some. The design team took its inspiration from the acclaimed GTR when it drew the lines of the Altima Coupe, but it had to keep the front-wheel-drive platform from the regular Altima. It was the last year when this body sha...

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2007 - 2012

Most people associate sportiness with a 2-door body style, and while the Nissan Altima was one of the sports midsize sedans on the market, Nissan decided to complete the range with a coupe. Sharing only the hood with the 4-door Altima, the sporty coupe featured a unique body work with swept back headlights, a sleek roofline, flowing body lines, dual exhaust outlets and pronounced fenders. The...

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2007 - 2012

The 2007 Nissan Altima was unveiled at the 2006 New York Auto Show in April as a 2007 model. It was based on a new D-Platform, tailored and shortened for the fourth generation of the Altima. The Nissan Altima was revived in 2002 and it was a popular choice for customers interested in a sport-oriented sedan. Its predecessor was known for good road-handling. The 2008 model was improved in the a...

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2002 - 2006

Reaching its 3rd generation in 2002, the Nissan’s midsize sedan suffered a complete makeover, managing to achieve an unseen performance in the class. The exterior design became more aggressive compared to the previous versions and all of its dimensions were increased to offer even more comfort. The Altima was offered in 4 trim levels, each of their nomenclatures referring to the engine’s ...

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