Nissan
Altima
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$23,975
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28 city / 39 hwy

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What you must know before buying the Nissan Altima

Kimberly Smith
Automotive Editor - November 7, 2020
  • 2021 Altima is here; 2020s still available
  • Rebates: $2,250 cashback
  • Lease: From $239 per month for 36 months
  • Finance: From 0% APR for 72 months + $1,500

More selection:

New 2021 Altimas are rolling in as carryovers of the 2020, which is still widely available in stock.

Offers vary by region (our examples are based on a Los Angeles location) and are available through November 30, 2020. We may see more incentives added in time for Black Friday, but there's no guarantee.

This month's rebates:

A $2,250 rebate is available for all versions of the 2020 Altima, or you can get $1,250 off a 2021. Note that these rebates cannot be combined with the promotional finance rates listed below.

Lease from $239/month:

Lease a 2020 Altima 2.5 S from $239 per month for 36 months with $2,599 due at signing. This includes an allowance of 12,000 miles per year, but with an effective monthly cost of $311, it is not a good value considering this vehicle's MSRP.

For 2021 models, promotional rates start at $279 per month with the same terms, mileage allowance, and down payment requirements. With an effective monthly cost of $351, this is not a good value at all, either.

Get 0% financing plus cash:

Promotional finance rates for the 2020 Altima start at a wonderfully low 0% APR for 72 months, plus there's a $1,500 bonus available when you finance at this great rate.

For 2021 models, rates start at 0% APR for 60 months, and a $500 finance bonus is available.

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Advertised Lease Deals

2.5 S
$279Monthly Payment
Term Length (months): 36
Due at signing: $2,599
Mileage: 12k
MSRP: $25,730
Deal Valid in: Los Angeles, CA
Expiration: 11/30/20

This ranks as an excellent deal based on our expert analysis of: vehicle price, length of lease term, amount due at signing, monthly payment, etc.

CarsDirect Target Price

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CarsDirectPricing as of 12/1/20 in 90245
MSRP
$25,225
Sales Price
$25,225
Cash Rebates
$1,250
Target Price
$23,975
Lease Estimate
$324/mo
Finance Estimate
$336/mo

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Incentive available to most customers and purchasing situations.
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Customer Rebate Nissan Customer Cash (Expires 11/30/20) Customer Rebate: Customers must take delivery of this vehicle prior to the expiration date to be eligible for this manufacturer rebate. This rebate may not be available on special factory orders or used in conjunction with special manufacturer financing or leasing programs. Other special financing programs may be available. Please check with your CarsDirect Trusted Dealer for complete details.%NotesManuf% %Eligibility% Residents residing in qualifying regions of the United States listed in the BUSINESS CENTER BOUNDARIES section. $1,250

Financing Incentives

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Promotional APR Offer Promotional APR programs available for qualified buyers. Please check with your CarsDirect Trusted Dealer for complete details.%NotesManuf% %Eligibility% Residents residing in qualifying regions of the United States listed in the BUSINESS CENTER BOUNDARIES section. Customers must finance through NMAC
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Eligibility Residents residing in qualifying regions of the United States listed in the BUSINESS CENTER BOUNDARIES section. Customers must finance through NMAC
Finance Bonus Cash NMAC Special APR Only Cash (Expires 11/30/20) Finance Bonus Cash available for qualified customers based on available credit when financing through manufacturer's captive finance company. Please check with your CarsDirect Trusted Dealer for complete details.%NotesManuf% %Eligibility% NMAC Cash only available when you finance through NMAC. $500

Leasing Incentives

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Lease Bonus Cash NMAC Lease Cash (Expires 11/30/20) Bonus cash available for qualified customers leasing a vehicle through the manufacturer's captive finance company on approved credit. Please check with your CarsDirect Trusted Dealer for complete details.%NotesManuf% %Eligibility% Any customer Leasing an eligible vehicle from any authorized Nissan Dealer during the program period. %Qualification% Residents residing in qualifying regions of the United States listed in the BUSINESS CENTER BOUNDARIES section. $400

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Based on 2021 Nissan Altima 2.5 S 4dr Front-wheel Drive Sedan - MSRP $25,225

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2021 Nissan Altima: Model Preview

Justin Cupler
Automotive Editor

Model Preview

In 2019, the Nissan Altima got an all-new, sportier look that better aligned it with its big brother, the Maxima. Along with this revamped design came a potent engine option and available all-wheel drive. With this new design still fresh, the 2021 Nissan Altima will be a carryover model.

As a carryover sedan, the 2021 Nissan Altima will continue with the same design it gained in 2019. This redesign brought in a longer hood, wheelbase and body, a coupe-like roofline, a wider V-motion grille, and more.

Inside, the new-generation Altima gained a clean design with a simple HVAC interface, a large dash-top infotainment system, and more. It also gained a dose of sportiness with the addition of a flat-bottom steering wheel.

Nissan Altima

The current Altima also boasts a long list of standard features, including 16-inch steel wheels, automatic headlights, cloth upholstery, a six-speaker AM/FM audio system, a 7-inch driver information display, an 8-inch touchscreen, SiriusXM, Apple CarPlay, Android Auto, and more.

Powering the 2021 Altima will be the same two engine options, starting with a standard 2.5-liter four-cylinder engine that produces up to 188 horsepower and 180 pound-feet of torque. This engine pairs with a continuously variable transmission and front- or all-wheel drive. The optional engine is a 2.0-liter turbocharged four-cylinder that produces 248 hp and 273 lb-ft of torque. This engine also mates with a CVT, but it comes only with front-wheel drive.

The 2020 Altima is an IIHS Top Safety Pick thanks to “Good” scores in all the crash tests and a “Superior”-rated standard automatic emergency braking system. The only thing holding it from being a Top Safety Pick+ is its “Acceptable” headlight test. We expect the 2021 Altima to arrive with the same standard features and IIHS ratings.

This sporty midsize sedan will compete with the Chevy Malibu, Hyundai Sonata, and Subaru Legacy.

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Pictured: 2020 Nissan Altima

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