2013 Nissan Altima begins hitting showrooms today

Nissan has just announced today that the all-new 2013 Nissan Altima will be hitting showrooms beginning today. Starting at just $21,500, prospective owners who have committed to acquiring a new Altima were treated with a complimentary three-year scheduled maintenance program as well.

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“This is a huge day for the Nissan brand as we ramp up production and begin shipping the new, fuel-efficient Altimas to our dealers,” said Bill Krueger, vice chairman, Nissan Americas. “The new Altima is a game-changer for the mid-size market and our dealers can’t wait to share it with our customers.”

Speaking of fuel economy, Nissan also noted that the official EPA figures for the four-cylinder 2013 Nissan Altima are as follows: 27 mpg city, 38 mpg highway, and a combined rating of 31 mpg.

Refresher: The 2013 Nissan Altima is available with a 2.5-liter QR25 4-cylinder engine producing 182-hp and a peak torque of 180 lb-ft. Buyers can also opt for the 3.5-liter V6 VQ35DE, which keeps its 270-hp and 258 lb-ft of torque. Prices start at $21,500.

– By: Chris Chin