Nissan Altima
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Make: Nissan
Model: Altima
Nissan Altima

The stylish, roomy Nissan Altima has consistently been the Japanese manufacture's best selling vehicle in its American lineup, and one of the overall best selling cars in the United States. This four door, midsize sedan is now in its fourth generation for 2007. The Altima made its debut on the market for the 1993 model year, as a replacement for the older Stanza model. The Altima has built a solid reputation for excellent craftsmanship, superb gas mileage and outstanding reliability, bundled into a sporty package with an affordable price tag. The first version of the Altima ever to be offered was available in four distinct trim styles, all of which were built with a standard five speed manual transmission and offered an alternative automatic option, except for the GLE trim, in which the automatic transmission was the norm. Features such as a radio with tape deck, sun roof, and air conditioning were available in all trims, as either part of the standard equipment or an additional add on feature. Driver, passenger, and side airbags are included in the standard safety features. The second generation Altima was rolled out for the 1998 model year, when it received a brand new with many changes and upgrades on the exterior and throughout the interior, and further improvements to the design were made in both the 2000 and 2001 model years. 2002 marked the beginning of a third generation Altima in the lineup. It was made both taller and wider in size, and received another complete makeover, inside and out. A brand new 3.5 SL trim was added in 2005, along with several more across the board enhancements to the vehicle. In addition, four optional packages were made available to consumers during this year, to allow for further customization. Through the six trim styles offered today, a wide array of standard an optional equipment is offered including a fully loaded sound system with compact disc and CD changer, leather, heated seats, a sun roof and cruise control, allowing buyers to create a vehicle suited to their own individual taste and needs. The 2007 model year brought about the birth of a fourth generation Nissan Altima was unveiled an even more sophisticated design and roomier interior storage space. It is certain that as advancements to technology are made, the Nissan Altima will too, and continue to offer a quality sedan with a touch of luxury at a very reasonable price.

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