Looking for a stylish sedan that can deliver the performance and fuel economy that you have been searching for in a new car just became a lot easier thanks to the developers and designers over at Nissan. The new 2021 Nissan Altima brings the perfect mix of performance and power and allows the driver to select what they would like to have on the road with two available engine options. With two engines to select from that offer several horsepower and torque ratings as well as an assortment of intriguing fuel economy ratings, the driver will get just what they want when purchasing a new 2021 Nissan Altima. Beginning with a magnificent exterior and a quiet, stunning interior, it’s easy to see why the Nissan Altima continues to be a known, popular choice. A luxurious and spacious sedan, the Nissan Altima includes the features that are most sought after by today’s purchasers including many of the active safety options and an efficient, powerful engine.
Note: The 2.5-liter Direct Injection 4-Cylinder Engine. This strong, yet economical engine delivers the best of both worlds and brings a driving experience like no other automotive can give the driver. With about 188 horsepower and 180 lb-ft of torque, this sleek engine serves up an unmeasurable drive every time the driver takes the wheel. This engine delivers power to the front wheels or to an available all-wheel-drive system that brings superior traction control and improved performance through Nissan’s Xtronic CVT. (The 2.0-liter Variable Compression Turbo (VC-Turbo) DOHC 4-Cylinder Engine) Selecting this available engine will provide the driver with the horsepower and torque ratings they are searching for to have fun on the road. With over 273 horsepower and 267 lb-ft of torque and a long list of performance features, the driver has everything they will need for a thrilling driving experience when selecting this 2021 Nissan Altima engine option.
Models & Trims
Available in five trim levels: S, SV, SR, SR-VC-Turbo, and SL, the Altima seats four or more passengers comfortably. It’s equipped with a standard 2.5-liter inline-4 cylinder engine that delivers 188 horsepower. This is paired with a continuously variable transmission. A 2.0-liter turbo-four engine that makes 280 lb-ft and 248 horsepower is optional on the SR-VC Turbo trims.
At the beginning level, the Nissan Altima S trim is well-equipped with fine upholstery, automatic emergency braking, four USB ports, remote push-to-start, an 8.0-inch touchscreen, keyless entry, and Bluetooth connectivity.
Beginning with the SV trim level, the Nissan Altima includes standard driver-assistance features. Identified as the ProPILOT Assist, this hands-on driving feature is designed to help purchasers during stop-and-go traffic and on vast highway drives. It provides a front sensor and front-facing camera that includes the Steering Assist and Intelligent Cruise Control technologies to assist with the vehicle's remaining safe distance from other vehicles and to stay in its lane. This trim level also comes with 17-inch wheels, active safety features, stylish seats, remote start with climate conditioning, a heated and leather-wrapped steering wheel, dual-zone climate controls, and heated front seats.
The Nissan Altima SR is an improved version of the base model. As a result, Nissan offers an additional engine option: the 2.0-liter turbo-four. This trim level also features paddle shifters to engage the continuously transitioning transmission, 19-inch wheels, a stiffer steering wheel, and uprated rear shocks.
Altima SR-VC Turbo
As the top-tier trim, the SR-VC Turbo offers the more powerful engine: a 2.0 liter turbo-four cylinder. It also features 19-inch wheels, leather upholstery, a moonroof, power-adjustable and heated front seats, a premium Bose audio system, a leather-wrapped heated steering wheel, a surround-view camera system, and a bevy of driver-assist features thanks to the ProPILOT Assist package.
Selecting the Nissan Altima SL suggests enjoying leather upholstery, remote start with climate conditioning, heated front seats, active safety features, a premium audio system, dual-zone climate controls, 17-inch wheels, driver assistance systems, a leather-wrapped and heated steering wheel.
Nissan Altima Safety Shield Feature
Any owner should feel safe inside their Altima no matter which trims level you select. The Nissan Safety Shield 360, which is a collection of driver-assistive safety features, is standard with every 2021 Altima. Featuring six safety technologies in total, Nissan Safety Shield 360 can help you mitigate accidents and minimize injury in the event of a collision.
Nissan Altima Drive-Assist Feature
Included with the Nissan Safety Shield 360, the 2021 Nissan Altima offers plenty of additional upgrades to enhance your safety on the road. ProPILOT Assist is available for the 2021 Altima and acts similarly to a copilot. When driving on the roadways, the ProPILOT Assist will assist the driver in maintaining a safe distance from vehicles ahead and can bring the individual and passengers to a complete stop and accelerate back up to speed as needed. On open highways, the ProPILOT Assist will help you stay centered in your lane for both straight roads and slight curves.
Other available driver-assistive technologies provided with the 2021 Nissan Altima are the Intelligent Around View Monitor, Traffic Sign Recognition, Intelligent Driver Alertness, Driving Aids, Intelligent Lane Intervention, and Intelligent Forward Collision Warning. The 2021 Altima will also come equipped with several passive and active safety settings like Vehicle Dynamic Control, Traction Control System, LATCH, and much more!