The 2016 Nissan Altima is one of the top midsize sedans on the market, earning high marks for its spacious cabin, quiet operation, exceptional comfort, excellent fuel economy, and expansive entertainment features. Whichever 2016 Nissan Altima you choose, you’ll be opting for the car that is named as one of the safest midsize sedans by U.S. News and World Report, as well as one of the best cars for the money and best family cars.
If you’re considering a Nissan Altima, read on for more details about the various trim levels available for this make and model.
The base model of the Altima, known as the 2.5, boasts 182 horsepower and gets 27/39 city/highway miles per gallon. It features performance features like Xtronic continuously variable transmission as well as a tire pressure monitoring system, Bluetooth connectivity, and advanced drive-assist display. With the 2.5 S, upgrade to additional convenience and entertainment features, including a 5-inch color audio system display with NissanConnect mobile app functionality right on screen, along with smart auto headlights and Nissan’s Intelligent Key System.
The SR trim level is designed for those who want the look and feel of a sports car with the economy and comfort of a sedan. The upgraded exterior trim features 18-inch aluminum alloy wheels, a leather wrapped steering wheel, sport spoiler, and a manual transmission mode with integrated paddle shifters for the true driving aficionado. If you prefer additional comfort and safety features, opt for the SV, which includes all the features of the 2.5 S along with 17-inch aluminum alloy wheels, remote engine stop and start system, blind spot warning system, and rear cross traffic alert.
You can also opt for luxury with the SL, which boasts all of the SV features as well as upgraded interior trim, including leather seats, a four way adjustable power driver’s seat, a Bose premium audio system, and auto dimming interior rearview mirror with compass.
Need upgraded power and performance? Check out the 3.5 SR, which includes all the features of the 2.5 SR but with a more powerful 270 horsepower, 3.5 liter V6 engine, as well as LED headlights, signature LED daytime running lights, and sport tuned suspension. This upgraded engine is also available in the highest trim level, the 3.5 SL, which upgrades the 2.5 SL with a power sliding glass moonroof and 18-inch alloy wheels.
With such an incredible range of options, you’re sure to find a 2016 Nissan Altima trim level that fits your lifestyle.