It's impossible to talk about the Nissan Altima without mentioning the Honda Accord and Toyota Camry, all three of which are always at the top of the sales charts.
The Altima and Camry are both two of the segment's older designs, but they've held up well.
The Altima's interior is more polished, but the Camry is, surprisingly, better to drive.
The Accord, however, is more popular with consumers (and not the fleet buyers coveted by so many midsize sedan manufacturers), and it's easy to see why.
But don't discount Detroit's beauty queens, the Ford Fusion and the Chevrolet Malibu.
While the Ford is starting to show its age, it is maturing gracefully.
The Malibu came out of nowhere with a fresh redesign and impressive powertrains.
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|22 MPG City / 39 MPG Hwy||22 MPG City / 43 MPG Hwy||17 MPG City / 41 MPG Hwy||21 MPG City / 45 MPG Hwy||21 MPG City / 38 MPG Hwy|
|Regular Unleaded I-4||Turbocharged Gas I4||Regular Unleaded I-4||Regular Unleaded I-4||Regular Unleaded I-4|
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|2.5 Sedan||4-Door Sedan L w/1VL||S FWD||2.4L||LE Automatic (Natl)|
|Front Wheel Drive||Front Wheel Drive||Front Wheel Drive||Front Wheel Drive||Front Wheel Drive|
|CVT w/OD||Automatic||Automatic w/OD||Automatic w/OD||Automatic w/OD|
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