2013 Nissan Altima earns Top Safety Pick Plus image

The 2013 Nissan Altima has recently received the Top Safety Pick Plus from the IIHS thanks to ts excellent performance in the five passenger safety tests.

“Driver and passenger safety are top priorities for Nissan, which is why we make features like Safety Shield technologies available. The 2013 Altima is truly Nissan’s most innovative Altima ever, and the ‘Top Safety Pick Plus’ designation by IIHS reflects the engineering and design that have gone into this car to make it stand out in the class”, said the Nissan director of product safety, Bob Yakushi.

As a quick reminder, the 2013 Nissan Altima is powered by a 2.5 liter QR25 four-cylinder engine, which is developing a total output of 182 horsepower and it has a peak torque of 180 lb-ft, and by a 3.5 liter V6 VQ35DE unit, which is producing 270 horsepower and 258 lb-ft of torque. The new generation of the Nissan Altima has a starting price of $21,500 for the base entry-level version, the Altima 3.5 S costs 25,360 USD, the 3.5 SV costs 27,780 USD while for the top of the line 3.5 SL, future customers of the new Altima will have to pay 30,080 USD.