Nissan Altima Hybrid price increase may be coming

Nissan has announced pricing for the 2008 Nissan Altima sedan, which is on sale now at Nissan dealerships worldwide. The 2008 Nissan Altima with a 2.5 6-speed manual transmission starts at $18,230. The Altima Sedan 2.5 S is will start at $20,080 and $20,580 with the Xtronic CVT.

The 3.5 liter DOHC V6 model with a 3.5 SE with 6-speed manual starts at $24,080 while the 3.5 SE with Xtronic CVT starts at $24,580. The range topper 3.5 SL with Xtronic CVT is priced at $28,280.

According to Nissan spokesman Darryll Harrison, the hybird variant may get a $100 increase in pricing.


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Press Release:

Nissan Announces Pricing on 2008 Altima Sedan

NASHVILLE (Aug. 7, 2007) ““ Nissan North America, Inc. today announced pricing on the 2008 Nissan Altima Sedan, which is on sale now at Nissan dealers nationwide. The all-new, totally redesigned Altima Sedan was introduced last year and is currently Nissan’s best-selling nameplate.

Altima enters the 2008 model year with the addition of standard Anti-lock Braking System (ABS) with Electronic Brake force Distribution (EBD, Diversity Antenna and available factory-activated XM® Satellite Radio (required monthly subscription sold separately).

The starting Manufacturer’s Suggested Retail Price (MSRP) for the 2008 Nissan Altima Sedan 2.5 with 6-speed manual transmission is $18,230. Altima Sedan 2.5 S is offered at $20,080 when equipped with the 6-speed manual transmission and $20,580 with the Xtronic CVT™ (Continuously Variable Transmission).

The 2008 Altima Sedan is also available in three 3.5-liter DOHC V6 models ““ the Altima Sedan 3.5 SE with 6-speed manual at $24,080; Altima Sedan 3.5 SE with Xtronic CVT™ at $24,580; and Altima Sedan 3.5 SL with Xtronic CVT priced at $28,280.

Built on Nissan’s “D” platform, the 2008 Altima Sedan offers dramatic exterior styling, a comfortable well-equipped interior, and a choice of the award-winning VQ-series 3.5-liter V6 or the powerful 2.5-liter inline 4-cylinder backed by a 6-speed manual or Nissan’s advanced Xtronic CVT™ (Continuously Variable Transmission) transmissions.

The 2008 Altima also offers a long list of technology features, including standard Intelligent Key with Push Start Ignition, available Bluetooth® Hands-free Phone System, RearView Monitor and an advanced touch-screen navigation system.

In addition to the 2008 Altima Sedan, the Altima lineup includes an Altima Hybrid (Hybrid Electric Vehicle) model and the all-new 2008 Altima Coupe version.

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Source: Inside Line

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