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2012 Nissan Altima Coupe

Friday, November 25th 2011. | Nissan

2012 Nissan Altima Coupe set the new redesign in this model than predecessor. In affordable midsize car class, this vehicle still becomes the good choice for those who seeking the sporty performance and stylish appearance on the street. Supported by several pros, likes quiet & comfortable to ride, chassis present the competence, the customers will surprised with more optional features (especially navigation & electronic system), and on V6 trim there is additional sport-tuned suspension. Just like previous model (2011 Nissan Altima Coupe), two model provided: 2.5 S for the base and 3.5 SR for the ultimate one.

2012 Nissan Altima Coupe
2012 Nissan Altima Coupe

Power that will show off under the hood 2012 Nissan Altima Coupe in each trim: 2.5 S with 2.5-liter DOHC 16-valve 4-cylinder engine (produces 175 horsepower & 180 lb-ft of torque), while 3.5 SR with 3.5-liter DOHC 24-valve V6 engine (produces 270 hp & 258 lb-ft of torque). The engine performance work properly with Continuously Variable Valve Timing Control System (CVTCS) on intake valves, variable induction system, Nissan Direct Ignition System with iridium—tipped spark plugs, and electronic drive-by-wire throttle. Engine balancer system is standard on 2.5 S only.

EPA fuel consumption estimates (city/highway) at 23/31 for 2.5 S manual transmission, 23/32 for 2.5 S Xtronic CVT®, 18/27 for 3.5 SR manual transmission, and 20/27 for 3.5 SR Xtronic CVT®.

For the drivetrain, all 2012 Nissan Altima Coupe use front engine/front-wheel drive and 6-speed close-ratio manual transmission with dual-mass flywheel. You can change the transmission with optional Xtronic CVT® (Continuously Variable Transmission) with manual mode.

Brakes on 2012 Nissan Altima Coupe: Electronic Brake force Distribution (EBD), 11.7″ vented front disc/11.5″ rear disc brakes, and 4-wheel Anti-lock Braking System (ABS). Suspensions are Independent subframe-mounted strut-type (front) and Multi-link independent. Front (23.0 mm) and rear (17.3 mm) stabilizer bars on 2.5 S. While for 3.5 SR use Sport-tuned suspension – retuned front stuts, thicker front (24.2 mm) and rear (18.3 mm) stabilizer bars. Complete the steering by vehicle-speed-sensitive power steering.

Wheels and tires for 2012 Nissan Altima Coupe, there are 17″ x 7.5″ 5-split-spoke aluminum-alloy wheels & P215/55TR17 all-season tires for 2.5 S. Then on 3.5 SR with 18″ x 8.0″ 5-split-spoke aluminum-alloy wheels & P235/45VR18 all-season tires.

Standard styling/functionality all models 2012 Nissan Altima Coupe: aluminum hood, dual body-color power outside mirrors, dual exhaust outlets with chrome-tip finishers, body-color splash guards, and UV-reducing solar glass. 3.5 SR standard features, includes automatic on/off headlights, folding outside mirrors with LED turn signal indicators, heated outside mirrors with timer, and power sliding glass moonroof with one-touch open/close and tilt feature. You could complete it with available High Intensity Discharge (HID) xenon headlights.

2012 Nissan Altima Coupe Interior
2012 Nissan Altima Coupe Interior

Step into the 2012 Nissan Altima Coupe interior, there are for the convenience standard features first: Nissan Intelligent Key® with Push Button Ignition, air conditioning, in-cabin microfilter, power windows with one-touch driver-side auto-up/down with auto-reverse, power door locks with auto-locking feature, remote keyless entry with trunk release, cruise control with steering wheel-mounted controls, fine vision electroluminescent gauges, multi-functional trip computer with outside temperature gauge, tilt and telescoping steering column, vehicle speed-sensitive variable intermittent flat blade windshield wipers, two 12-volt DC power outlets, retained accessory power, overhead sunglasses holder, dual-level center console, front seat lower cushion storage pockets, front seatback pockets, map lights, and carpeted trunk lid. Standard on 3.5 SR only: passenger-side front-window one-touch auto-up/down with auto-reverse, remote front windows down, key-operated front windows up/down, and dual illuminated visor vanity mirrors with sunvisor extenders. Upgrades the convenience with Nissan Hard Drive Navigation System with 6.5″ color touch-screen monitor & voice recognition, XM NavTraffic® & XM NavWeatherâ„¢, Zagat Survey restaurant reviews, RearView Monitor, Bluetooth® Hands-free Phone System, HomeLink® Universal Transceiver, dual zone Automatic Temperature Control (ATC), auto-dimming inside rearview mirror with compass, and illuminated center console.

Seating and appointments of 2012 Nissan Altima Coupe, such as the standard features for all trims: Cloth seat trim, Metallic trim (not available with Blond interior), in-board passenger fold/release lever with memory/return feature, and 60/40 split fold-flat rear seats with lock. 6-way manual adjustable driver’s seat is standard on 2.5 S only. While 3.5 SR plus the standard features with 8-way power adjustable driver’s seat, driver’s adjustable lumbar support, leather-wrapped steering wheel, and Wood-tone trim (Blond interior only). Get the luxury inside through the optional features, likes leather-appointed seats, leather-wrapped shift knob, heated front seats, and Premium metallic trim (Charcoal and Red Leather interior only).

Audio standard features in every 2012 Nissan Altima Coupe trim level: AM/FM/CD audio system, 6 speakers, and auxiliary audio input jack. Illuminated steering-wheel-mounted audio controls standard on 3.5 SR only. Upgrade your audio system into extremely features, such as: Digital Bose® audio system with AM/FM/CD and 4.3″ color display, 9 speakers, Radio Data System (RDS), speed-sensitive volume control, auxiliary audio/video input jacks (replace standard auxiliary audio input jack), USB connection port for iPod® interface and other compatible devices, XM® Satellite Radio, MP3/WMA CD playback capability, DVD playback capability, and streaming audio via Bluetooth® wireless technology.

Nissan Altima Coupe 2012
Nissan Altima Coupe 2012

Keep safety and secure when on the road with Nissan Altima Coupe 2012 through the standard features: Nissan Advanced Air Bag System with dual-stage supplemental front air bags with seat-belt & occupant-classification sensors, driver & front-passenger seat-mounted side-impact supplemental air bags, roof-mounted curtain side-impact supplemental air bags for front- & rear-seat outboard occupant head protection, Traction Control System (TCS), Vehicle Dynamic Control (VDC), 3-point ALR/ELR passenger seat belt system (ELR for driver), front-seat Active Head Restraints, front seat belts with pretensioners & load limiters, LATCH System (Lower Anchors and Tethers for CHildren), Zone Body construction with front and rear crumple zones, hood buckling creases; pipe-style steel side-door guard beams; & energy-absorbing steering column, Tire Pressure Monitoring System (TPMS), Vehicle Security System, and Nissan Vehicle Immobilizer System.

Starting prices (MSRP) at $23,600 for 2012 Nissan Altima Coupe 2.5 S and $28,430 for 2012 Nissan Altima Coupe 3.5 SR. Try to compare with another affordable midsize car, for the examples in its level: there are Ford Fusion, Hyundai Sonata, Chevrolet Malibu, Honda Accord and more.


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