The 2018-19 Nissan Altima

As a midsize sedan, the 2018-19 Nissan Altima is one of the top choices for transportation that is both stylish and practical. The Altima is one of those vehicles that has been around for years, earning drivers' trust. New with the latest model is forward collision warning and automatic emergency braking as standard features. The middle SV trim level is the best value for the money, offering a number of desirable upgrades without breaking the budget. These improvements include dual-zone automatic climate control, satellite radio, and blind-spot monitoring with rear cross-traffic alert, along with an optional 7-inch touchscreen with Apple CarPlay and Android Auto smartphone integration. The 2018-19 Nissan Altima is a reliable, affordable, and comfortable mid-size sedan. Here are more myths and facts about the 2018-19 Nissan Altima.The

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FACT: This sedan offers great fuel economy for its size.

With the 2.5-liter four-cylinder engine, drivers can plan on getting 30 miles per gallon combined.

MYTH: The standard features on the base 2.5 S trim level are not that great.

For a midsize sedan at such an affordable price, the Nissan Altima comes with a list of decent standard features. These include keyless entry and ignition, a rearview camera, 60/40-split folding rear seats, Bluetooth, a 5-inch display screen, a USB port, and a forward collision warning system with automatic emergency braking.

FACT: Drivers and passengers find the seats exceedingly comfortable. T

The standard cloth is soft to the touch and the seats are well-shaped. No matter how tall, drivers and passengers both feel embraced by the seats and can relax.

MYTH: The Altima takes less than 6 seconds to go from zero to 60 mph.

Well, there's only the 2.5-liter four-cylinder engine under the hood, so it takes a bit longer. Try 8.2 seconds to reach 60 mph when accelerating.

MYTH: The trunk space is smaller than average for a mid-size sedan.

The 15.4-cubic-foot capacity offers plenty of room, even for bulky items like golf bags. The trunk space is low and wide, making it seem bigger than it is.

FACT: This midsize sedan is reasonably priced.

Brand new, the 2018-19 sedan is affordable at between $23,000 and $26,000, depending on the trim level and any extra features.

MYTH: Every trim level of the Nissan Altima has the same engine.

This is a bit tricky and almost true. The first four trim levels of the 2018-19 Altimas all have a 2.5 S, 2.5 SR, 2.5 SV, 2.5 SL and 3.5 SL. The 3.5 SL has a a 3.5-liter V6 with 270 hp and 251 lb-ft of torque. 

FACT: The Nissan Altima comes in five trim levels.

These are 2.5 S, 2.5 SR, 2.5 SV, 2.5 SL and 3.5 SL.