2013 Nissan Altima Sedan

2013 Nissan Altima Sedan
Key Dimensions and Specifications


Advanced 2.5-liter 16-valve 4-cylinder rated at 182 horsepower (est.) and 180 lb-ft of torque (est.), or 3.5-liter 24-valve DOHC V6 rated at 270 horsepower (est.) and 258 lb-ft of torque (est.)


Next-generation Xtronic CVT® with up to 40% friction reduction for improved fuel economy; V6 models feature standard column-mounted paddle shifters

Fuel economy:

27 mpg city / 38 mpg highway / 31 mpg combined (targeted) - 2.5-liter 4-cylinder
22 mpg city, 30 mpg highway, 25 mpg combined - 3.5-liter V6

Drive Configuration:

Front engine, front-wheel drive


16-inch steel wheels with full wheel covers and 215/60R16 all-season tires (2.5, 2.5 S); available 17-inch aluminum-alloy wheels with 215/55R17 all-season tires (2.5 S, 2.5 SLV); available 18-inch aluminum-alloy wheels with 235/45R18 all-season tires (3.5 S, 3.5 SV and 3.5 SL)


Independent front strut suspension, new independent multi-link rear suspension design, front and rear stabilizer bars, standard Active Understeer Control


Power-assisted 4-wheel disc brakes (front ventilated) with Anti-lock Braking System (ABS), Electronic Brake force Distribution (EBD)


Electronic Hydraulic Power-Assisted Steering (EHPS)


All-new exterior design with wide, aggressive stance; long sloping rear roofline and high trunk for a premium silhouette; projector-type halogen headlights; chrome door handles and trim; available High Intensity Discharge (HID) Xenon headlights; available LED taillights

Coefficient of drag:

0.299 (versus 0.31 for previous generation Altima Sedan design)


109.3 inches


191.5 inches


72.0 inches


57.9 inches

Seating Capacity:



NASA-inspired "zero-gravity" seats engineered for enhanced comfort for a wide variety of body types; standard 6-way driver's seat; available 8-way power-adjustable driver's seat with power lumbar support; 60/40 split folding rear bench seat with armrest; available leather appointed seating; available heated front seats

Interior Features:

"Smart cockpit" with next-generation technology; soft-touch materials and premium finishes on all grades; sound deadening comparable to high-end vehicles; chronograph gauges with chrome trim; Advanced Drive-Assist™ Display customizable command center with steering wheel controls - drivers can view information that is most important to them on a standard 3D-effect color display; NissanConnectSM integrated smartphone connectivity with available Hands-Free Messaging Assistant, standard Streaming Audio via Bluetooth®; available Pandora®; available real-time Google® POI search; available Hands-Free Text Messaging Assistant - allows drivers to manage incoming messages via voice control without taking their hands from the wheel or eyes from the road; Piano Black interior trim, chrome trim finish; Fine Vision meter cluster; standard Bluetooth® Hands-free Phone System with Voice Recognition; available Bose® Premium Sound System with nine speakers; available RearView Monitor; available premium interior trim (wood tone or metallic texture finishers); available moonroof

Advanced Technology:

Available NissanConnectSM with Navigation system with 7.0-inch color display and turn-by-turn navigation integration into Advanced Drive-Assist™ Display; Blind Spot Warning (BSW); Moving Object Detection (MOD); Lane Departure Warning (LDW); Remote Engine Start System

Safety and Security:

Nissan Advanced Air Bag System (AABS) with dual-stage front supplemental air bags with seat belt sensors and occupant classification sensor, front seat-mounted side-impact supplemental air bags, roof-mounted curtain side-impact supplemental air bags, Tire Pressure Monitoring System (TPMS) and Easy Fill Tire Alert

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