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2012 Nissan Altima

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2012 2.5 4dr Sedan
most popular
Price:   -  From $20,550
2012 2.5 S 4dr Sedan Price:   -  From $22,710
2012 2.5 S 2dr Coupe Price:   -  From $24,040
2012 3.5 SR 4dr Sedan Price:   -  From $25,570
2012 3.5 SR 2dr Coupe w/Automatic Price:   -  From $28,970
2012 3.5 SR 2dr Coupe w/6-spd manual Price:   -  From $31,200

Overview

The Nissan Altima is powered by either a 175-hp 2.5-liter I4 or a 270-hp 3.5-liter V6 and the transmission choices include a six-speed manual or continuously variable transmission (CVT). The Altima trims include: 2.5 (sedan only), 2.5 S and 3.5 SR. Safety features include: four-wheel anti-lock disc brakes, six airbags, active front head restraints, vehicle stability and traction control, front seat-belt pre-tensioners and a tire pressure monitoring system. For a sportier appearance the coupe's roofline IS 2.6 inches LOWER THAN THE sedan's AND flows back INTO a LONG AND nicely sculpted tail SECTION that narrows BETWEEN wide shoulders AND prominent wheel arches. THE suspension IS tuned TO provide THE driver WITH a more nimble feel AND heightened responsiveness. THE Altima carries ON FOR 2012 WITH minimal changes.
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Specs & Features

Highlights
Overall Crash Safety Rating
Engine - Cylinders/Horsepower/Torque
Standard: 2.5L I-4 / 175 HP / 180 ft.lbs.
Available: 2.5L I-4 / 170 HP / 175 ft.lbs.
Transmission
Xtronic 2-spd sequential shift control CVT w/OD
Drive Type
Front-wheel
Fuel Economy - City/Highway/Combined
23 / 32 / 27 Mpg
Passenger Capacity
5
Bumper to Bumper Warranty
36 Months / 36,000 Miles
Mechanical Specs
Engine - Cylinders/Horsepower/Torque
Standard: 2.5L I-4 / 175 HP / 180 ft.lbs.
Available: 2.5L I-4 / 170 HP / 175 ft.lbs.
Drive Type
Front-wheel
Fuel Economy - City/Hwy/Combined
23 / 32 / 27 Mpg
Brakes
4-wheel Disc
Front Suspension
Strut
Rear Suspension
Independent Multi-link
Spare Tire And Wheel
Compact Steel
Fuel Tank
20.0 Gal.
Recommended Fuel Type
Regular Unleaded
Average Cost To Fill Tank
$77
Dimensions & Capabilities
Maximum Cargo Volume
15.3 Cu.ft.
Passenger Volume
101 Cu.ft.
Exterior Length
190.7 "
Exterior Width
70.7 "
Exterior Height
58.0 "
Front Headroom
40.6 "
Rear Headroom
36.8 "
Front Legroom
44.1 "
Rear Legroom
35.8 "
Front Shoulder Room
55.7 "
Rear Shoulder Room
55.5 "
Front Hip Room
Rear Hip Room
Curb Weight
3,180 Lbs.
Wheel Base
109 "
Turning Radius
18.1 '
Exterior Features
Door Count
4 Doors
Wheels
16.0 " Steel
Paint
Clearcoat Monotone
Exterior Mirrors
Dual Power Remote
Bumpers
Body-colored
Grille Moldings
Black W/chrome Surround
Rear Spoiler
Exhaust
Stainless Steel With Chrome Tailpipe Finish
Interior Features
Seating
Passenger Capacity
5
Seat Trim
Cloth
Front Seat Type
Bucket
Heated Front Seats
Front Driver Seat Direction Controls
6-way
Front Passenger Seat Direction Controls
4-way
Front Armrests
6-way
Rear Armrests
Center
Rear Seats
60-40 Bench
Radio & Infotainment
Radio
Radio Prep Radio Prep
Speakers
4
Radio Steering Wheel Controls
Apple Car Play
Android Auto
Bluetooth w/ Hands-Free Connectivity
Convenience Features
Steering Wheel Type
Telescopic Tilt
Climate Control
Cruise Control
With Steering Wheel Controls
Sun Roof
Rearview Mirror
Day-night
One Touch Open Window
Driver
Tinted Windows
Light
Vanity Mirrors
Driver
Remote Keyless Entry
Keyfob (all Doors)
Power Outlets
2
Safety Features
Overall Crash Safety Rating
Overall Front Crash Safety Rating
Overall Side Crash Safety Rating
Rollover Crash Safety Rating
Front Impact Airbags
Driver And Passenger
Driver Side Impact Airbags
Seat Mounted
Knee Airbag
Passenger Side Impact Airbag
Seat Mounted
Rear Side Airbag
Seatbelt Pretensioners
Front
Anti-Lock Brakes
4-wheel Anti-lock Brakes (abs)
Forward Collision Warning
Blind Spot Sensor
Lane Departure Warning
Autonomous Cruise Control
Pedestrian Detection
Driver Attention Alert
Daytime Running Lights
Auto High Beams
Adaptive Headlights
Parking Sensors
Security Systems
Security System
Panic Alarm
Ignition Disable
Immobilizer
Warranty
Bumper To Bumper Months Miles
36 Months / 36,000 Miles
Major Components Months
60 Months / 60,000 Miles
Included Maintenance Months
Roadside Assistance Months
Corrosion Perforation
60 Months / Unlimited Miles
Accessories Months
36 Months / 36,000 Miles

Used 2012 Nissan Altima for Sale

4 vehicles found within 100 miles of your area
Nissan
2.5 S
Color: Silver
Price

$3,495

Mileage

115,439 mi

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CarWorld (4 mi)

Phone: (844) 851-2158
Nissan
2.5 S
Color: Gray
Price

$4,900

Mileage

206,041 mi

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SJC Motors (52 mi)

Phone: (949) 441-6730
Nissan
2.5 S
Color: Silver
Price

$6,988

Mileage

154,415 mi

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Boktor Motors (16 mi)

Phone: (818) 841-6100
Nissan
2.5 S
Color: White
Price

$10,998

Mileage

97,934 mi

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CarMax Oceanside - Offering Express Pickup and Home Delivery (82 mi)

Phone: (833) 538-2915
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