NASHVILLE, Tenn.--(BUSINESS WIRE)-- Nissan today announced U.S. pricing for the new 2016 Nissan Altima, which goes on sale November 11 at Nissan dealers nationwide with a starting MSRP of $22,500 USD*. Altima, Nissan’s best-selling vehicle in North America, has been transformed for the 2016 model year in one of the most extensive mid-cycle product makeovers in Nissan history.
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2016 Nissan Altima SR (Photo: Business Wire)
The 2016 Altima offers a wide-ranging list of enhancements, including a refreshed exterior following the new Nissan “Energetic Flow” design language introduced on the all-new 2015 Murano and 2016 Maxima. The redesign offers a new lowered muscular front fascia, distinctive V-motion grille, new hood and fenders with tailored character lines, and available signature LED boomerang headlights and Daytime Running Lights (late availability).
In addition, the Altima model lineup has been expanded for 2016 with a new Altima SR grade featuring 18-inch aluminum-alloy wheels, smoked headlights, paddle shifters, rear spoiler, unique suspension tuning and sport interior accents.
The 2016 Altima also offers class-leading** standard fuel economy of 39 miles per gallon highway for Altima 2.5-liter engine equipped models. No other mid-size sedan has shown consistent fuel economy gains over the last decade like Altima has, including a 26 percent increase since 2006.
The list of available Altima Safety Shield technologies has also been expanded and includes class-exclusive*** Predictive Forward Collision Warning (PFCW), radar-based Blind Spot Warning (BSW), Forward Emergency Braking (FEB), Intelligent Cruise Control (ICC) and Rear Cross Traffic Alert (RCTA).
Manufacturer’s Suggested Retail Prices* (MSRP) for the 2016 Nissan Altima Sedan:
|Altima 2.5||$22,500 USD|
|Altima 2.5 S||$22,900 USD|
|Altima 2.5 SR||$24,470 USD|
|Altima 2.5 SV||$25,460 USD|
|Altima 2.5 SL||$28,570 USD|
|Altima 3.5 SR||$27,390 USD|
|Altima 3.5 SL||$32,090 USD|
Destination and Handling $825.
All 2016 Altima grade levels also feature retuned steering and suspension, providing greatly enhanced ride comfort, handling and quietness. Performance has been refined with the Xtronic transmission’s third-generation D-step logic, which simulates traditional automatic transmission shift points.
The new Altima interior design includes a new C-stack and cupholder design, available 5.0-inch and 7.0-inch displays, Zero Gravity seats, soft-touch seat and door panel materials and custom finishers – providing a premium look and feel throughout.
Upgraded technology features include standard Siri™ Eyes Free and NissanConnectSM with Mobile Apps (except 2.5 grade), available NissanConnect with Navigation and Mobile Apps, and NissanConnect Services Powered by SiriusXM® telematics (subscription required, sold separately).
With the addition of the new SR model, the 2016 Altima is available in a choice of seven models – 2.5, 2.5 S, 2.5 SR, 2.5 SV, 2.5 SL, 3.5 SR and 3.5 SL. The five 2.5-liter models feature a 182-horsepower 2.5-liter DOHC inline 4-cylinder engine, while 3.5-liter Altimas offer a 270-horsepower 3.5-liter DOHC V6.
Altima has experienced five consecutive years of sales growth in the segment, with sales growing more than 60 percent since 2009. For photography and additional information about the 2016 Nissan Altima, along with the complete lineup of Nissan vehicles, please visit NissanNews.com.
About Nissan North America
In North America, Nissan's operations include automotive styling, engineering, consumer and corporate financing, sales and marketing, distribution and manufacturing. Nissan is dedicated to improving the environment under the Nissan Green Program and has been recognized annually by the U.S Environmental Protection Agency as an ENERGY STAR® Partner of the Year since 2010. More information on Nissan in North America and the complete line of Nissan and Infiniti vehicles can be found online at www.NissanUSA.com and www.InfinitiUSA.com, or visit the U.S. media sites NissanNews.com and InfinitiNews.com.
About Nissan Motor Co.
Nissan Motor Co., Ltd., Japan's second-largest automotive company, is headquartered in Yokohama, Japan, and is part of the Renault-Nissan Alliance. Operating with more than 247,500 employees globally, Nissan sold 5.32 million vehicles and generated revenue of 11.38 trillion yen (USD 103.6 billion) in fiscal year 2014. Nissan delivers a comprehensive range of more than 60 models under the Nissan, Infiniti and Datsun brands. Nissan leads the world in zero-emission mobility, dominated by sales of the LEAF, the first mass-market, pure-electric vehicle. It is the best-selling EV in history. For more information on our products, services and commitment to sustainable mobility, visit our website at http://www.nissan-global.com/EN/.
*2016 Altima 2.5 base model. MSRP excludes applicable tax, title, license fees and $825 USD destination charges. Dealer sets actual price. Prices and specs are subject to change without notice.
**EPA Fuel Economy Estimate 39 mpg Highway for 2.5, 2.5 S, 2.5 SV and 2.5 SL. Actual mileage may vary with driving conditions – use for comparison only.
***JD Power Segmentation. MY16 Altima 2.5 SL with Tech Package or 3.5 SL with Tech Package vs. in market MY15/16 competitors in mid-size car segment. Information from manufacturers’ websites.