NASHVILLE, Tennessee – The redesigned 2016 Nissan Altima midsize sedan starts at $23,325, including an $825 destination charge, reflecting a $200 price increase over the 2015 model.
The 2016 Altima goes on sale in November at Nissan dealerships.
Joining the lineup is a new Altima SR model, which is priced at $25,295, including shipping, for the 2.5 SR. The uplevel 2016 Altima 3.5 SR starts at $28,215, including shipping.
Altima’s SR grade features 18-inch aluminum-alloy wheels, smoked headlights, paddle shifters, rear spoiler, unique suspension tuning and sport interior accents.
The top-of-the-line 2016 Altima 3.5 SL starts at $32,915, including shipping, for a $260 price decrease over the 2015 model.
The 2.5-liter models feature a 182-horsepower 2.5-liter inline four-cylinder engine. The 3.5-liter Altimas are equipped with a 270-hp 3.5-liter V6 engine.
The redesign of the Altima includes a new look borrowed from the 2015 Nissan Murano and 2016 Nissan Maxima.
Key Altima competitors include the Ford Fusion, Honda Accord, Hyundai Sonata and Toyota Camry.
Edmunds says: A modest price increase on the 2016 Altima should not deter shoppers in this crowded segment. Plus, they have the added benefit of more Altima models to consider.