2013 Nissan Altima SedanNissan has released full details for the 2013 Altima mid-size sedan. This is the 5th generation of Altima, which is the second best-selling car in the United States, previous year.

The engine range includes a 2.5-liter DOHC inline four-cylinder with 185HP (136 kW), which returns up to 38mpg. There is also a powerful 3.5 liter V6 with 274HP (201 kW) capable of doing 30 mpg on the highway.

2013 Nissan Altima is offered in four 2.5-liter engine equipped models, 2.5, 2.5 S, 2.5 SV and 2.5 SL, along with three 3.5-liter V6 equipped models, 3.5 S, 3.5 SV and 3.5 SL.

The standard equipment of 2.5 S includes a 6-way power-adjustable driver's seat, Advanced Drive-AssistTM Display, steering wheel-mounted audio controls, cruise control, Nissan Intelligent Key®, six speakers, auto on/off headlights, in-cabin microfilter, Tire Pressure Monitoring System with individual tire pressure readouts. The 3.5 S adds 18" wheels and tires, plus paddle shifters with manual mode.

The Altime SV has Dual Zone Automatic Temperature Control, Remote Engine Start System, leather-wrapped steering wheel, aluminum-alloy wheels, RearView Monitor, NissanConnectSM with Pandora® radio capability, SiriusXMTM Satellite Radio, 5.0" color audio display, USB port with iPod® connectivity and Hands-Free Messaging Assistant.

The top-of-range SL includes leather upholstery, BOSE Premium Audio System with 9 speakers (including woofers), 8-way power driver's seat, heated front seats and steering wheel, heated outside mirrors, LED taillights, LED outside mirror turn signals, premium interior trim, power sliding moonroof, auto dimming rearview mirror, and HomeLink® Universal Transceiver.

Just three options packages are available: a Convenience Package (2.5 SV), Navigation Package (SV) and Technology Package (SL) - along with the optional Remote Start and Rear Spoiler.

2013 Nissan Altima is priced from just $21 500 for the entry level and the range-topping 3.5 SL CVT trim level will start at $30 080.

See the full press release below.

Source: Nissan