Nissan sells 4 millionth Altima sedan in the US

Nissan has reached yet another milestone with the sale of the 4-millionth Altima unit in US markets. This has translated into an increase of number…

Nissan sells 4 millionth Altima sedan in the USNissan has reached yet another milestone with the sale of the 4-millionth Altima unit in US markets. This has translated into an increase of number of units being sold during the month of November as compared to 2007. The 2013 Altima model is increasingly competitive in its mid size sedan segment and its residual value and transaction price have enabled it to stay above its competitors.

It boasts of a five start NCAP rating coupled with impressive style quotient, make it the best in its class. Altima’s 2.5 liter engine boasts of a 38 mpg (16.16 kmpl) fuel economy on the highway which translates into a best in the segment fuel economy rating. Since 1992 when the first Altima was launched in markets, the model has been revamped many a times to satisfy customers all over the world who have received this vehicle with enthusiasm. Quality and reliability are some of the factors are constant with the Altima models till date. For more information, scroll down.

“Since the first Altima rolled off the line at the Nissan Smyrna Vehicle Assembly plant in 1992, the nameplate’s reputation for quality and reliability has grown stronger with each new model,” said Brian Carolin, senior vice president of sales and marketing. “The 2013 Altima lives up to this standard with its five-star NCAP safety rating, and it adds best-in-class fuel economy as well as class-leading style and content.”

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- Altima sells 4 millionth unit while making 2012 highest sales year in history of the nameplate –

This month, the 4 millionth Altima was delivered to a U.S. customer, simultaneously pushing the nameplate above the previous 2007 record of 284,762 unit sales.

The 2013 Altima’s performance has become increasingly competitive in the mid-size sedan segment. The new Altima transaction price and residual value both have maintained an upward trend compared to previous model years. Nissan’s conquest sales show that nearly 25 percent of 2013 Altima buyers are former Toyota or Honda owners, and 11.6 percent traded a premium brand for an Altima.

The 2013 Altima, which is the brand’s leading seller, has been on sale since August, is manufactured in Nissan’s manufacturing plants in Smyrna, Tenn., and in Canton, Miss., which employ about 12,000 workers.

Altima was the first in Nissan’s product blitz of five vehicles in 15 months, and it boasts a suite of innovative features including a best-in-segment fuel economy of 38 mpg highway (2.5-liter engine). The vehicle delivers distinguished exterior styling with a strong presence and excellent aerodynamics, an upscale interior with premium materials and an outstanding balance of ride comfort, stability and handling that makes the car fun to drive. Other exclusives include active under-steer control and convenience features such as “Easy Fill Tire Alert.” Altima introduced lane departure warning to the segment. Learn more at