3/4 Front Glamour 2012 Nissan Altima

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Specs, Warranty & Reliability

The table below shows all 2012 Nissan Altima specs by style, including MPG (fuel economy), transmission details, and interior and exterior dimensions. Additionally, find 2012 Nissan Altima warranty and reliability information, such as limits on bumper-to-bumper coverage and major components.

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2012 Nissan Altima 2.5 4dr Sedan2012 Nissan Altima 2.5 S 4dr Sedan2012 Nissan Altima 2.5 S 2dr Coupe
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  • Overview
    MSRP *$20,550$22,710$24,040
    Invoice *$19,699$21,290$22,534
    Engine2.5L I-4 175 HP2.5L I-4 175 HP2.5L I-4 175 HP
    TransmissionXtronic 2-spd sequential shift control CVT w/ODXtronic 2-spd sequential shift control CVT w/OD6-spd man w/OD
    Fuel Economy City23.0 mpg23.0 mpg23.0 mpg
    Fuel Economy Hwy32.0 mpg32.0 mpg31.0 mpg
    Bumper to Bumper Months/Miles36/36,00036/36,00036/36,000
  • Powertrain
    Engine2.5L I-4 175 HP2.5L I-4 175 HP2.5L I-4 175 HP
    TransmissionXtronic 2-spd sequential shift control CVT w/ODXtronic 2-spd sequential shift control CVT w/OD6-spd man w/OD
    Alternator110 amp110 amp110 amp
    Battery550 amp with run down protection550 amp with run down protection550 amp with run down protection
    Axle Ratio5.805.803.81
    Recommended Fuel Typeregular unleadedregular unleadedregular unleaded
    Fuel Tank20.0 gal.20.0 gal.20.0 gal.
    Exhauststainless steel with chrome tailpipe finishstainless steel with chrome tailpipe finishstainless steel with chrome tailpipe finish
    Drive Typefront-wheelfront-wheelfront-wheel
    Traction ControlABS & drivelineABS & drivelineABS & driveline
  • Steering and Suspension
    Electronic Stabilitystability controlstability controlstability control
    Front Suspensionstrutstrutstrut
    Front Anti-Roll Barfront anti-roll barfront anti-roll barfront anti-roll bar
    Front Springscoilcoilcoil
    Front Shocksgas-pressurizedgas-pressurizedgas-pressurized
    Rear Suspensionmulti-linkmulti-linkmulti-link
    Rear Anti-Roll Barrear anti-roll barrear anti-roll barrear anti-roll bar
    Rear Springscoilcoilcoil
    Rear Shocksgas-pressurizedgas-pressurizedgas-pressurized
    Steeringrack & pinionrack & pinionrack & pinion
    Brakes4-wheel disc4-wheel disc4-wheel disc
    Vented Disc Brakesfrontfrontfront
    Wheels16.0 " steel16.0 " steel17.0 " silver aluminum
    Front TiresP215/60TR16.0BSW ASP215/60TR16.0BSW ASP215/55TR17.0BSW AS
    Spare Tire and Wheelcompact steelcompact steelcompact steel
  • Seating and Interior
    Seating Capacity555
    Front Seat Typebucketbucketbucket
    Front Headrestsadjustableadjustableadjustable
    Front Armrestscenter w/storagecenter w/storagecenter w/storage
    Front Driver Seat Direction Controls6-way6-way6-way
    Easy EntryN/AN/Arear seat easy entry
    Front Passenger Seat Direction Controls4-way4-way4-way
    Rear Seats60-40 bench60-40 bench60-40 bench
    Rear Headrestsfixedfixedfixed
    Rear ArmrestscentercenterN/A
    Seat Trimclothclothcloth
    Door Trimclothclothcloth
    Headlinerfull clothfull clothfull cloth
    Floor Trimcarpetcarpetcarpet
  • Comfort and Conveniences
    Vanity MirrorsdriverN/AN/A
    Rearview Mirrorday-nightday-nightday-night
    Glove Boxlockinglockinglocking
    Dome Lightdome lightfadefade
    Reading Lightsfront & rearfront & rearfront
    Floor Consolefullfullfull
    Overhead Consolemini with storagemini with storagemini with storage
    Cup Holderfront and rearfront and rearfront and rear
    Instrument Panel Storagebinbincovered bin
    Seatback StorageN/A22
    Door Binsdualdualdual
    Rear Door Binsrear door binsrear door binsN/A
    Cargo Floor Trimcarpetedcarpetedcarpeted
    Trunk Lid TrimN/Acarpetcarpet
    Cargo Tie Downscargo tie downscargo tie downscargo tie downs
    Cargo Lightcargo lightcargo lightcargo light
    Front Air Conditioningmanualmanualmanual
    Air Filterair filterair filterair filter
    Rear Heat Ductsunderseat ductsunderseat ductsunderseat ducts
    Radioradio prepAM/FM stereo, clock, seek-scanAM/FM stereo, clock, seek-scan
    CDN/Ain-dash mounted singlein-dash mounted single
    Speakers466
    Antennawindow gridwindow gridwindow grid
    Cruise Controlwith steering wheel controlswith steering wheel controlswith steering wheel controls
    Door Lockspower with 2 stage unlockpower with 2 stage unlockpower with 2 stage unlock
    Remote Keyless Entrykeyfob (all doors)keyfob (all doors)keyfob (all doors)
    Trunk/Hatch/Door Releasepowerpowerpower
    Remote Fuel Flap Releasemechanicalmechanicalmechanical
    Rear Child Safety Door Locksrear child safety door locksrear child safety door locksN/A
    Power Outlets222
    Driver Foot Restdriver foot restdriver foot restdriver foot rest
    Retained Accessory Powerretained accessory powerretained accessory powerretained accessory power
    Smokers PackageashtrayashtrayN/A
    Lighter ElementsfrontfrontN/A
    Instrument Displayanaloganaloganalog
    Tachometertachometertachometertachometer
    Water Temp Gaugeengine temperature gaugeengine temperature gaugeengine temperature gauge
    Exterior Temperatureexterior temperatureexterior temperatureexterior temperature
    Trip Computertrip computertrip computertrip computer
    Trip Odometertrip odometertrip odometertrip odometer
    Steering Wheeltelescopic tilttelescopic tilttelescopic tilt
    Front Windowspowerpowerpower
    Rear Windowspowerpowerfixed
    1-Touch Opendriverdriverdriver
    Tinted Windowslightlightlight
    Front Windshield Wipersvariable intermittentvariable intermittentvariable intermittent
    Speed Sensitve Wipersspeed sensitive wipersspeed sensitive wipersspeed sensitive wipers
    Sun Visor Stripsun visor stripsun visor stripsun visor strip
    Rear Defrosterrear defrosterrear defrosterrear defroster
  • Safety
    Anti-Lock Brakes (ABS)4-wheel anti-lock brakes (ABS)4-wheel anti-lock brakes (ABS)4-wheel anti-lock brakes (ABS)
    Center High Mounted Stop Lightcenter high mounted stop lightcenter high mounted stop lightcenter high mounted stop light
    Front Impact Airbagsdriver and passengerdriver and passengerdriver and passenger
    Driver Side Impact Airbagsseat mountedseat mountedseat mounted
    Passenger Side Impact Airbagseat mountedseat mountedseat mounted
    Overhead Airbagcurtain 1st and 2nd row overhead airbagscurtain 1st and 2nd row overhead airbagscurtain 1st and 2nd row overhead airbags
    Occupancy Sensoroccupancy sensoroccupancy sensoroccupancy sensor
    Side Impact Barsside impact beamsside impact beamsside impact beams
    Seatbelt Pretensionersfrontfrontfront
    Ignition Disableimmobilizerimmobilizerimmobilizer
    Panic Alarmpanic alarmpanic alarmpanic alarm
    Security Systemsecurity systemsecurity systemsecurity system
  • Dimensions and Capacities
    Door Count4 doors4 doors2 doors
    Maximum Cargo Volume15.3 cu.ft.15.3 cu.ft.8.2 cu.ft.
    Exterior Length190.7 "190.7 "180.9 "
    Exterior Width70.7 "70.7 "70.7 "
    Exterior Height58.0 "58.0 "55.9 "
    Wheelbase109 "109 "105 "
    Front Tread61 "61 "61 "
    Rear Tread61 "61 "61 "
    Turning Radius18.1 '18.1 '17.3 '
    Gross Vehicle Weight Rating4,279 lbs.4,279 lbs.4,295 lbs.
    Curb Weight3,180 lbs.3,193 lbs.3,081 lbs.
    Max Trailer Weight1,000 lbs.1,000 lbs.1,000 lbs.
    Drag Coefficient.31.31.32
    Front Legroom44.1 "44.1 "42.5 "
    Rear Legroom35.8 "35.8 "34.4 "
    Front Headroom40.6 "40.6 "39.7 "
    Rear Headroom36.8 "36.8 "35.6 "
    Front Hiproom56.8 "56.8 "54.2 "
    Rear Hiproom52.5 "52.5 "47.6 "
    Front Shoulder Room55.7 "55.7 "53.9 "
    Rear Shoulder Room55.5 "55.5 "52.4 "
    Passenger Volume101 cu.ft.101 cu.ft.89 cu.ft.
    Interior Cargo Volume15.3 cu.ft.15.3 cu.ft.8.2 cu.ft.
  • Exterior Features
    Mud FlapsN/AN/Abody-colored front and rear
    Bumpersbody-coloredbody-coloredbody-colored
    Bodyside Moldingsbody-coloredbody-coloredN/A
    Grille Moldingsblack w/chrome surroundblack w/chrome surroundblack w/chrome surround
    Paintclearcoat monotoneclearcoat monotoneclearcoat monotone
    Exterior Mirrorsdual power remotedual power remotedual power remote
  • Warranty
    Bumper to Bumper Months/Miles36/36,00036/36,00036/36,000
    Major Components Months/Miles60/60,00060/60,00060/60,000
    Corrosion Perforation Months/Miles60/unlimited60/unlimited60/unlimited
    Accessories Months/Miles36/36,00036/36,00036/36,000
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Safety Rating

Below is the 2012 Nissan Altima safety rating information and crash results as reported by the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA). The ratings are based on a star system and can vary by style.
StyleFrontal Rating
Side Rating
2.5 4dr Sedan
DriverFront Seat
PassengerRear Seat
2.5 S 4dr Sedan
DriverFront Seat
PassengerRear Seat
3.5 SR 4dr Sedan
DriverFront Seat
PassengerRear Seat

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