The 2015 Nissan Altima's key selling point may be its driving dynamics. Without giving up any of its mainstream family-car duties, this midsize sedan nonetheless manages to impart a measure...
... of driving fun that's uncommon in the segment. Its multilink independent suspension and best-in-class continuously variable automatic transmission will convince you that Nissan engineers are truthful when they say they benchmarked premium sedans like the
Audi A4 and
BMW 3 Series. While a bit stiff on the harshest surfaces, the Nissan Altima won't beat you up around town while remaining nimble enough on mountain roads to be, dare we say, fun. The powerful 3.5-liter V6 is the obvious enthusiast choice, but the 2.5-liter 4-cylinder is more than adequate for light loads and level roads. The unique multifunction rearview camera performed its lookout jobs well, and the NASA-inspired seats proved as fatigue-reducing as claimed.