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Nissan Altima Features

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Available Features for the Nissan Altima

  

Model Year 2012 2012 2012 2012
Model Altima Altima Altima Altima
Trim 2.5 2.5 S 2.5 SL 3.5 SR
Engines  
2.5L I4
DOHC-4v
175 hp@5600
180 lb-ft@3900
 2.5L I4<br>DOHC-4v<br>175 hp@5600 <br>180 lb-ft@3900 is a standard feature.  2.5L I4<br>DOHC-4v<br>175 hp@5600 <br>180 lb-ft@3900 is a standard feature.  2.5L I4<br>DOHC-4v<br>175 hp@5600 <br>180 lb-ft@3900 is a standard feature.  
3.5L V6
DOHC-4v
270 hp@6000
251 lb-ft@4400
       3.5L V6<br>DOHC-4v<br>270 hp@6000 <br>251 lb-ft@4400 is a standard feature.
Transmissions  
6-speed manually-shiftable CVT 6-speed manually-shiftable CVT is a standard feature. 6-speed manually-shiftable CVT is a standard feature. 6-speed manually-shiftable CVT is a standard feature. 6-speed manually-shiftable CVT is a standard feature.
Drivetrains  
FWD FWD is a standard feature. FWD is a standard feature. FWD is a standard feature. FWD is a standard feature.
Tires  
215/60R16 tires 215/60R16 tires is a standard feature. 215/60R16 tires is a standard feature. 215/60R16 tires is a standard feature. 215/60R16 tires is a standard feature.
215/55VR17 tires       215/55VR17 tires is a standard feature.
Audio Systems  
No audio No audio is a standard feature.      
Unbranded, 6 speakers   Unbranded, 6 speakers is a standard feature. Unbranded, 6 speakers is a standard feature. Unbranded, 6 speakers is a standard feature.
Bose, 264W, 9 speakers (with subwoofer)   Bose, 264W, 9 speakers (with subwoofer) is an optional feature. Bose, 264W, 9 speakers (with subwoofer) is an optional feature. Bose, 264W, 9 speakers (with subwoofer) is an optional feature.
Accessories  
Cruise control   Cruise control is a standard feature. Cruise control is a standard feature. Cruise control is a standard feature.
Power front side windowsOften must be ordered with power rear side windows, if these are available.   Power front side windows is a standard feature. Power front side windows is a standard feature. Power front side windows is a standard feature. Power front side windows is a standard feature.
Often must be ordered with power rear side windows, if these are available.
Power locks Power locks is a standard feature. Power locks is a standard feature. Power locks is a standard feature. Power locks is a standard feature.
Power rear side windows Power rear side windows is a standard feature. Power rear side windows is a standard feature. Power rear side windows is a standard feature. Power rear side windows is a standard feature.
Proximity keyEnter and start the vehicle without removing the key from your pocket.     Proximity key is a standard feature. Proximity key is a standard feature. Proximity key is a standard feature.
Enter and start the vehicle without removing the key from your pocket.
Remote keyless entryUnlock and lock the car using buttons on the keyfob.     Remote keyless entry is a standard feature. Remote keyless entry is a standard feature. Remote keyless entry is a standard feature.
Unlock and lock the car using buttons on the keyfob.
Remote window/roof operationOperate the power windows, sunroof, and/or convertible roof using buttons on the keyfob.     Remote window/roof operation is an optional feature. Remote window/roof operation is a standard feature. Remote window/roof operation is a standard feature.
Operate the power windows, sunroof, and/or convertible roof using buttons on the keyfob.
Tilt/telescoping steering wheel, manual Tilt/telescoping steering wheel, manual is a standard feature. Tilt/telescoping steering wheel, manual is a standard feature. Tilt/telescoping steering wheel, manual is a standard feature. Tilt/telescoping steering wheel, manual is a standard feature.
Universal garage door openerHomelink.     Universal garage door opener is an optional feature. Universal garage door opener is a standard feature. Universal garage door opener is an optional feature.
Homelink.
Brakes, Airbags, and Other Safety  
4-wheel disc brakesRear disc brakes.   4-wheel disc brakes is a standard feature. 4-wheel disc brakes is a standard feature. 4-wheel disc brakes is a standard feature. 4-wheel disc brakes is a standard feature.
Rear disc brakes.
Active or whiplash-reducing head restraints, front seatsIf active, automatically move forward when the vehicle is rear-ended. Note: becoming less common.   Active or whiplash-reducing head restraints, front seats is a standard feature. Active or whiplash-reducing head restraints, front seats is a standard feature. Active or whiplash-reducing head restraints, front seats is a standard feature. Active or whiplash-reducing head restraints, front seats is a standard feature.
If active, automatically move forward when the vehicle is rear-ended. Note: becoming less common.
Antilock brakes (ABS)Automatically pulse the brakes in hard stops to prevent wheels from locking up, making it possible to brake and steer at the same time.   Antilock brakes (ABS) is a standard feature. Antilock brakes (ABS) is a standard feature. Antilock brakes (ABS) is a standard feature. Antilock brakes (ABS) is a standard feature.
Automatically pulse the brakes in hard stops to prevent wheels from locking up, making it possible to brake and steer at the same time.
Brake assistWhen a panic stop is sensed, fully applies the brakes.   Brake assist is a standard feature. Brake assist is a standard feature. Brake assist is a standard feature. Brake assist is a standard feature.
When a panic stop is sensed, fully applies the brakes.
Front airbagsMandatory, in all cars.   Front airbags is a standard feature. Front airbags is a standard feature. Front airbags is a standard feature. Front airbags is a standard feature.
Mandatory, in all cars.
Rearview cameraRearview camera connected to display screen on the instrument panel. Often requires navigation system.     Rearview camera is an optional feature. Rearview camera is an optional feature. Rearview camera is an optional feature.
Rearview camera connected to display screen on the instrument panel. Often requires navigation system.
Side curtain airbagsAirbags contained just above the window level. Except in cars without a rear seat usually cover first and second row.   Side curtain airbags is a standard feature. Side curtain airbags is a standard feature. Side curtain airbags is a standard feature. Side curtain airbags is a standard feature.
Airbags contained just above the window level. Except in cars without a rear seat usually cover first and second row.
Stability controlSelectively applies the brakes to prevent excessive understeer or oversteer (spinning).   Stability control is a standard feature. Stability control is a standard feature. Stability control is a standard feature. Stability control is a standard feature.
Selectively applies the brakes to prevent excessive understeer or oversteer (spinning).
Temporary spare tire Temporary spare tire is a standard feature. Temporary spare tire is a standard feature. Temporary spare tire is a standard feature. Temporary spare tire is a standard feature.
Tire-pressure monitorTwo types: a warning light when a tire is low on air and a pressure readout for each tire.   Tire-pressure monitor is a standard feature. Tire-pressure monitor is a standard feature. Tire-pressure monitor is a standard feature. Tire-pressure monitor is a standard feature.
Two types: a warning light when a tire is low on air and a pressure readout for each tire.
Traction controlWhen a drive wheel slips, it is braked and/or engine power is reduced, restoring traction.   Traction control is a standard feature. Traction control is a standard feature. Traction control is a standard feature. Traction control is a standard feature.
When a drive wheel slips, it is braked and/or engine power is reduced, restoring traction.
Cargo Management  
Cargo mat Cargo mat is an optional feature. Cargo mat is an optional feature. Cargo mat is an optional feature. Cargo mat is an optional feature.
Console with shifter Console with shifter is a standard feature. Console with shifter is a standard feature. Console with shifter is a standard feature. Console with shifter is a standard feature.
Overhead sunglass holderUsually part of an overhead console.   Overhead sunglass holder is a standard feature. Overhead sunglass holder is a standard feature. Overhead sunglass holder is a standard feature. Overhead sunglass holder is a standard feature.
Usually part of an overhead console.
Climate Control and Infotainment  
A/V input jacksJacks for a video camera, game console, or other device with A/V output.       A/V input jacks is an optional feature. A/V input jacks is an optional feature.
Jacks for a video camera, game console, or other device with A/V output.
Air conditioning Air conditioning is a standard feature. Air conditioning is a standard feature. Air conditioning is a standard feature. Air conditioning is a standard feature.
Audio controls on steering wheel   Audio controls on steering wheel is an optional feature. Audio controls on steering wheel is a standard feature. Audio controls on steering wheel is a standard feature.
Automatic climate control, frontMaintains set temperature in front row. Requires air conditioning and does not include its value.     Automatic climate control, front is an optional feature. Automatic climate control, front is a standard feature. Automatic climate control, front is an optional feature.
Maintains set temperature in front row. Requires air conditioning and does not include its value.
Aux inputJack for an iPod or similar device. No value because of incomplete data. Will soon be standard on nearly every car.     Aux input is a standard feature. Aux input is a standard feature. Aux input is a standard feature.
Jack for an iPod or similar device. No value because of incomplete data. Will soon be standard on nearly every car.
Bluetooth audio streamingUses Bluetooth rather than a cable to integrate audio device. Requires compatible audio device and/or phone.       Bluetooth audio streaming is an optional feature. Bluetooth audio streaming is an optional feature.
Uses Bluetooth rather than a cable to integrate audio device. Requires compatible audio device and/or phone.
Bluetooth cell phone linkEnables hands-free communication by wirelessly connecting a cell phone to a microphone and the vehicle's stereo speakers.     Bluetooth cell phone link is an optional feature. Bluetooth cell phone link is a standard feature. Bluetooth cell phone link is a standard feature.
Enables hands-free communication by wirelessly connecting a cell phone to a microphone and the vehicle's stereo speakers.
CD player   CD player is a standard feature. CD player is a standard feature. CD player is a standard feature.
Dual-zone climate controlTemperature can be separately set for left and right sides of the passenger compartment. Requires air conditioning and does not include its value.     Dual-zone climate control is an optional feature. Dual-zone climate control is a standard feature. Dual-zone climate control is an optional feature.
Temperature can be separately set for left and right sides of the passenger compartment. Requires air conditioning and does not include its value.
DVD-compatible playerAudio system capable of playing DVDs on a front-row screen. Inoperative when the vehicle is moving. No value because of incomplete data.       DVD-compatible player is an optional feature. DVD-compatible player is an optional feature.
Audio system capable of playing DVDs on a front-row screen. Inoperative when the vehicle is moving. No value because of incomplete data.
Interior air filterFilters exterior air before it enters the passenger compartment. No default value because most cars have them, even in cases where they're not in the official list of features.   Interior air filter is a standard feature. Interior air filter is a standard feature. Interior air filter is a standard feature. Interior air filter is a standard feature.
Filters exterior air before it enters the passenger compartment. No default value because most cars have them, even in cases where they're not in the official list of features.
Media driveBuilt-in drive with at least 10 GB of storage for MP3 and other audio files.       Media drive is an optional feature. Media drive is an optional feature.
Built-in drive with at least 10 GB of storage for MP3 and other audio files.
MP3-compatible playerAudio system capable of playing discs with MP3 files.     MP3-compatible player is an optional feature. MP3-compatible player is an optional feature. MP3-compatible player is an optional feature.
Audio system capable of playing discs with MP3 files.
Navigation systemScreen-based navigation system.       Navigation system is an optional feature. Navigation system is an optional feature.
Screen-based navigation system.
Rear air ventsVents at aft end of center console, in B-pillars, and/or in ceiling.       Rear air vents is a standard feature. Rear air vents is an optional feature.
Vents at aft end of center console, in B-pillars, and/or in ceiling.
Rear defrost Rear defrost is a standard feature. Rear defrost is a standard feature. Rear defrost is a standard feature. Rear defrost is a standard feature.
Rear heat ductsDucts under front seats direct heated air to the second row.   Rear heat ducts is a standard feature. Rear heat ducts is a standard feature. Rear heat ducts is a standard feature. Rear heat ducts is a standard feature.
Ducts under front seats direct heated air to the second row.
Satellite radioXM or Sirius. Includes a subscription for three to six months, after which monthly fees apply.     Satellite radio is an optional feature. Satellite radio is an optional feature. Satellite radio is an optional feature.
XM or Sirius. Includes a subscription for three to six months, after which monthly fees apply.
Speed-sensitive wipersOnly listed when pricing a single model because insufficient data for all cars.   Speed-sensitive wipers is a standard feature. Speed-sensitive wipers is a standard feature. Speed-sensitive wipers is a standard feature. Speed-sensitive wipers is a standard feature.
Only listed when pricing a single model because insufficient data for all cars.
Traffic + travel informationInformation about traffic plus weather, gas prices, sports news, and/or movie times. Monthly fee after first 3-12 months.       Traffic + travel information is an optional feature. Traffic + travel information is an optional feature.
Information about traffic plus weather, gas prices, sports news, and/or movie times. Monthly fee after first 3-12 months.
USB portOften permits an iPod or phone to be integrated into the vehicle's entertainment system and controls.     USB port is an optional feature. USB port is an optional feature. USB port is an optional feature.
Often permits an iPod or phone to be integrated into the vehicle's entertainment system and controls.
Variable intermittent wipersTime between wipes can be precisely adjusted.   Variable intermittent wipers is a standard feature. Variable intermittent wipers is a standard feature. Variable intermittent wipers is a standard feature. Variable intermittent wipers is a standard feature.
Time between wipes can be precisely adjusted.
Voice control for nav and audioSometimes also includes voice control over climate control system.       Voice control for nav and audio is an optional feature. Voice control for nav and audio is an optional feature.
Sometimes also includes voice control over climate control system.
Exterior  
Bodyside moldingsMoldings on the bodysides, to protect against door dings in parking lots.   Bodyside moldings is a standard feature. Bodyside moldings is a standard feature. Bodyside moldings is a standard feature. Bodyside moldings is a standard feature.
Moldings on the bodysides, to protect against door dings in parking lots.
Bright-finished exhaust tip(s)Increasingly often these are not actually connected to the exhaust.   Bright-finished exhaust tip(s) is a standard feature. Bright-finished exhaust tip(s) is a standard feature. Bright-finished exhaust tip(s) is a standard feature. Bright-finished exhaust tip(s) is a standard feature.
Increasingly often these are not actually connected to the exhaust.
Mud guardsFlaps mounted behind two to four wheels, to protect the body from mud and rocks.     Mud guards is an optional feature. Mud guards is an optional feature. Mud guards is a standard feature.
Flaps mounted behind two to four wheels, to protect the body from mud and rocks.
Rear spoilerCan be small lip spoiler or a larger raised spoiler.     Rear spoiler is an optional feature. Rear spoiler is an optional feature. Rear spoiler is an optional feature.
Can be small lip spoiler or a larger raised spoiler.
Sunroof   Sunroof is an optional feature. Sunroof is a standard feature. Sunroof is an optional feature.
Sunroof wind deflector     Sunroof wind deflector is an optional feature. Sunroof wind deflector is an optional feature.
Instruments, Lights, and Mirrors  
Auto-dimming rearview mirrorInterior rearview mirror automatically dims when hit by headlights of following vehicle.     Auto-dimming rearview mirror is an optional feature. Auto-dimming rearview mirror is a standard feature. Auto-dimming rearview mirror is an optional feature.
Interior rearview mirror automatically dims when hit by headlights of following vehicle.
Automatic headlightsHeadlights automatically turn on and off. Includes value of automatic-off headlights.     Automatic headlights is an optional feature. Automatic headlights is a standard feature. Automatic headlights is a standard feature.
Headlights automatically turn on and off. Includes value of automatic-off headlights.
Automatic-off headlightsHeadlights automatically turn off.   Automatic-off headlights is a standard feature.      
Headlights automatically turn off.
CompassWe haven't given this feature a value because it's hard to tell which cars have it.     Compass is an optional feature. Compass is a standard feature. Compass is an optional feature.
We haven't given this feature a value because it's hard to tell which cars have it.
Fog lightsLight wide area close in front of the vehicle.     Fog lights is an optional feature. Fog lights is an optional feature. Fog lights is an optional feature.
Light wide area close in front of the vehicle.
Heated mirrorsClears ice and fog from mirrors.         Heated mirrors is a standard feature.
Clears ice and fog from mirrors.
Illuminated visor mirror, driverIncludes value of non-illuminated vanity mirror.     Illuminated visor mirror, driver is an optional feature. Illuminated visor mirror, driver is a standard feature. Illuminated visor mirror, driver is a standard feature.
Includes value of non-illuminated vanity mirror.
Illuminated visor mirror, passengerIncludes value of non-illuminated vanity mirror.     Illuminated visor mirror, passenger is an optional feature. Illuminated visor mirror, passenger is a standard feature. Illuminated visor mirror, passenger is a standard feature.
Includes value of non-illuminated vanity mirror.
Interior ambient lightingLEDs cast a soft glow over and/or highlight parts of the interior.       Interior ambient lighting is a standard feature. Interior ambient lighting is an optional feature.
LEDs cast a soft glow over and/or highlight parts of the interior.
Map lightsFront row reading lights.   Map lights is a standard feature. Map lights is a standard feature. Map lights is a standard feature. Map lights is a standard feature.
Front row reading lights.
Outside temperature display Outside temperature display is a standard feature. Outside temperature display is a standard feature. Outside temperature display is a standard feature. Outside temperature display is a standard feature.
Power mirrorsIncludes value of manual remote mirrors.   Power mirrors is a standard feature. Power mirrors is a standard feature. Power mirrors is a standard feature. Power mirrors is a standard feature.
Includes value of manual remote mirrors.
Rear reading lights Rear reading lights is a standard feature. Rear reading lights is a standard feature. Rear reading lights is a standard feature. Rear reading lights is a standard feature.
TachometerReports engine speed.   Tachometer is a standard feature. Tachometer is a standard feature. Tachometer is a standard feature. Tachometer is a standard feature.
Reports engine speed.
Trip computerReports average fuel economy, and perhaps also instantaneous fuel economy, distance to empty, average speed, and other stats.   Trip computer is a standard feature. Trip computer is a standard feature. Trip computer is a standard feature. Trip computer is a standard feature.
Reports average fuel economy, and perhaps also instantaneous fuel economy, distance to empty, average speed, and other stats.
Turn signals on or near mirrors   Turn signals on or near mirrors is an optional feature. Turn signals on or near mirrors is a standard feature. Turn signals on or near mirrors is a standard feature.
Visor mirror, driver Visor mirror, driver is a standard feature.      
Visor mirror, passenger Visor mirror, passenger is a standard feature.      
Xenon HID headlightsProvide a brighter, whiter light than halogen headlights.         Xenon HID headlights is an optional feature.
Provide a brighter, whiter light than halogen headlights.
Seats and Interior Trim  
Front buckets Front buckets is a standard feature. Front buckets is a standard feature. Front buckets is a standard feature. Front buckets is a standard feature.
Second-row 2-section 3-person split bench Second-row 2-section 3-person split bench is a standard feature. Second-row 2-section 3-person split bench is a standard feature. Second-row 2-section 3-person split bench is a standard feature. Second-row 2-section 3-person split bench is a standard feature.
Center armrest(s), front row Center armrest(s), front row is a standard feature. Center armrest(s), front row is a standard feature. Center armrest(s), front row is a standard feature. Center armrest(s), front row is a standard feature.
Center armrest(s), second row Center armrest(s), second row is a standard feature. Center armrest(s), second row is a standard feature. Center armrest(s), second row is a standard feature. Center armrest(s), second row is a standard feature.
Door sill trim plates Door sill trim plates is an optional feature. Door sill trim plates is an optional feature. Door sill trim plates is an optional feature. Door sill trim plates is an optional feature.
Floor mats Floor mats is an optional feature. Floor mats is an optional feature. Floor mats is an optional feature. Floor mats is an optional feature.
Folding second row seatsSeat folds to enlarge cargo area. Unless the seat is also removable, it usually folds flat or nearly flat.   Folding second row seats is a standard feature. Folding second row seats is a standard feature. Folding second row seats is a standard feature. Folding second row seats is a standard feature.
Seat folds to enlarge cargo area. Unless the seat is also removable, it usually folds flat or nearly flat.
Heated front seats     Heated front seats is a standard feature. Heated front seats is an optional feature.
Leather seating surfacesSeating surfaces are trimmed in leather; other upholstery tends to be leatherette.       Leather seating surfaces is a standard feature. Leather seating surfaces is an optional feature.
Seating surfaces are trimmed in leather; other upholstery tends to be leatherette.
Leather-wrapped steering wheel   Leather-wrapped steering wheel is an optional feature. Leather-wrapped steering wheel is a standard feature. Leather-wrapped steering wheel is a standard feature.
Manual height adjuster, driver seat Manual height adjuster, driver seat is a standard feature.      
Manual lumbar adjuster, driver seatManually adjustable lower back support.     Manual lumbar adjuster, driver seat is an optional feature.    
Manually adjustable lower back support.
Power fore-aft adjuster, driver seat   Power fore-aft adjuster, driver seat is an optional feature. Power fore-aft adjuster, driver seat is a standard feature. Power fore-aft adjuster, driver seat is a standard feature.
Power height adjuster, driver seat   Power height adjuster, driver seat is an optional feature. Power height adjuster, driver seat is a standard feature. Power height adjuster, driver seat is a standard feature.
Power lumbar adjuster, driver seatPower-adjustable lower back support.       Power lumbar adjuster, driver seat is a standard feature. Power lumbar adjuster, driver seat is an optional feature.
Power-adjustable lower back support.
Power recliner, driver seat   Power recliner, driver seat is an optional feature. Power recliner, driver seat is a standard feature. Power recliner, driver seat is a standard feature.
Power tilt adjuster, driver seatPower tilting seat cushion; can take the form of a second height adjustment.     Power tilt adjuster, driver seat is an optional feature. Power tilt adjuster, driver seat is a standard feature. Power tilt adjuster, driver seat is a standard feature.
Power tilting seat cushion; can take the form of a second height adjustment.
Suspension, Wheels, and Tires  
Alloy wheels   Alloy wheels is an optional feature. Alloy wheels is a standard feature. Alloy wheels is a standard feature.
Sport suspension (upgrade)Only listed if not standard on all trims. No value because no way to compare across models.         Sport suspension (upgrade) is a standard feature.
Only listed if not standard on all trims. No value because no way to compare across models.

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Option Package Contents

Navigation Package

Features
Leather-wrapped steering wheel
Compass
Audio controls on steering wheel
Universal garage door opener
Auto-dimming rearview mirror
Automatic headlights

Cold Weather Package

Features
Interior ambient lighting
Leather seating surfaces
Heated front seats
Universal garage door opener
Auto-dimming rearview mirror
Compass

Power driver seat

Features
Power lumbar adjuster, driver seat
Rear air vents
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