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989,701 Nissan Vehicles Recalled: Altima, Leaf, Pathfinder, Sentra, & Infiniti JX35, Q50, QX60
989,701 Nissan Vehicles Recalled: Altima, Leaf, Pathfinder, Sentra, & Infiniti JX35, Q50, QX60

Nissan North America has issued a massive recall for Nissan and Inifiniti vehicles due to a software glitch that could prevent certain airbags from deploying during collisions. The recall affects a range of vehicles from the 2013 and 2014 model years, including: 2013 Infiniti JX35 2014 Infiniti Q50...Read More»

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Consumer Reports Dubs The Toyota Prius Best New-Car Value; Nissan Armada The Worst

It's December, and by now, nearly every automaker has rolled out its 2014 models, giving new-car shoppers lots to look at. And right on cue, Consumer Reports has just named its best and worst new-car picks. To determine where models fall in the rankings, Consumer Reports compiles data on each car...Read More»

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Nissan Altima Coupe Discontinued For 2014, No Surprise

The 2013 Nissan Altima Coupe missed the update train when the Altima sedan pulled out of the station for the 2013 model year, and now it has been left behind entirely. Nissan announced its 2014 lineup today, and the Altima Coupe isn't included. While the death of the Altima Coupe might come as a...Read More»

2013 Nissan Altima 3.5SL
2013 Nissan Altima 3.5 SL: Driven

The last-generation (2007-2012) Nissan Altima, in V-6 form, was surprisingly sporty and satisfying to drive. But it tended to feel a bit too athletic—in the form of a very firm ride, and a little more cabin noise and harshness than most buyers probably wanted. In its latest version, which was...Read More»

2013 Nissan Altima
2013 Nissan Altima Video Road Test

The Nissan Altima is the not only the best-selling car in Nissan's lineup, but it's also the second best-selling family sedan in the U.S. For 2013 it has a new design, revamped powertrains, and a new infotainment system. Will all these upgrades help the Nissan move the Altima to the number-one...Read More»

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2013 Nissan Altima Coupe: It's Back, But For How Long?

The 2013 Nissan Altima sedan is new and improved, on many fronts. But what about the two-door Altima Coupe? Nissan says the other Altima isn't getting the same redo--it will carry over for the 2013 model year, and only as a single model. The two-door will be offered only as a 2.5 S four-cylinder...Read More»

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2012 Tesla Model S Deliveries, 2013 Chevrolet Malibu Priced: Car News Headlines

Today at High Gear Media, Tesla is going to deliver the first 2012 Model S sedan today and E15 gasoline has been approved. We compared the Nissan Altima against the Volkswagen Passat while Chevrolet priced the 2013 Malibu. All this and more in today's car news, right here on The Car Connection...Read More»

2013 Nissan Altima 2.5SL
2013 Nissan Altima: First Drive

It's been twenty years since Nissan decided the old Stanza nameplate had had enough, and brought out the Altima as its new standard-bearer in the mid-size family-sedan segment. What a difference those decades make: not only has the Altima swelled in size along with the other four-doors in its...Read More»

2013 Nissan Altima
2013 Nissan Altima Sedan: $21,500, Available For Pre-Order Now

The new 2013 Nissan Altima made its debut at the 2012 New York Auto Show, but it won't arrive at dealerships until July. If you'd rather get your Altima ready for delivery now, however, you can, with Nissan's Altima pre-order site. Starting at $21,500, the 2013 Altima comes in four basic trim lines...Read More»

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2013 Nissan Altima: Walkaround Video

When the final tally was counted for 2011, the Toyota Camry still held on to the title of best-selling passenger car. In a surprising second place? Not the perennial number-two Honda Accord--but instead, in its place, the Nissan Altima. The Altima's been selling exceptionally well in this...Read More»

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2013 Nissan Altima Live Photos: 2012 New York Auto Show

The 2013 Nissan Altima lands in showrooms later this year, preceding a handful of other new Nissans--five in all due in the next 15 months--and landing in the thick of a sales surge that's put it second only to the Toyota Camry among mid-size sedans. Carefully revised but not radically different...Read More»

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First Drive: New CVT For 2013 Nissan Altima

For most new-car shoppers, continuously variable automatic transmissions (CVTs) make a lot of sense. They’re smooth and fuel-efficient; they help get the most acceleration out of engines; and they allow low-rpm cruising. Compared to conventional automatics, they’re also less expensive...Read More»

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Today In Distracted Driving: Man Shoots Self In Both Legs

Whether you’re in favor of gun control or opposed to it, we can probably agree on one point: keeping a loaded and unsecured handgun in your car is a less-than-good idea. A 23-year-old Tennessee man found this out the hard way, when he shot himself though both legs with a revolver kept under...Read More»

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NHTSA Investigates Nissan Altima Brake System

The National Highway Traffic Safety Administration is looking into reports that master cylinder assemblies on some 2007 and 2008 Altima models may leak brake fluid, prompting a dashboard warning light and an eventual reduction in braking ability. The investigation stems from 20 consumer complaints...Read More»

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2007 - 2008 Nissan Altima In Airbag Safety Probe

The 2007-2008 Nissan Altima sedan is the subject of a safety probe at the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA). The federal agency is investigating whether a braking problem can lead to a loss of all braking ability in the popular family sedan. The NHTSA is studying some 440,000...Read More»

2010 Chevrolet Malibu
Five Great Labor Day Deals

by Sean Tucker It might be the only time of year that TV commercials tell you the truth. Our pricing partners at TrueCar.com confirm it: Labor Day weekend is a great time to buy a car. The best deals of the month may actually be found a few days before the holiday -- but don't be afraid to shop on...Read More»

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Frugal Shopper: Holiday-Weekend Sales Promise Sweeter Deals

If you're not among the 32.1 million Americans planning to travel this holiday weekend, as estimated by the AAA, and you happen to be shopping for a new vehicle, it could be a great time to buy. Just a quick glance at the local newspaper or other local media sources, or a look at your local...Read More»

2010 Nissan Altima
Family Car Comparison: 2010 Mazda 6 Vs. 2010 Nissan Altima

We here at Family Car Guide know that shoppers often compare vehicles with the same mission, and in the case of the 2010 Nissan Altima and the 2010 Mazda 6, both are family sedans that carry a sporting mission (the Altima also comes in coupe flavor, but for the purposes of this discussion, we are...Read More»

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Nissan Pledges $300,000 For Nashville Relief Efforts

Weekend before last, Nashville, Tennessee endured record-setting rains and some of the worst flooding in the city's history. Nissan -- based just outside Nashville in the town of Franklin -- made it through the disaster with minimal damage, but the company's employees and customers weren't all so...Read More»

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