2018 Nissan Altima Review in Matteson, IL | Hawkinson Nissan

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2018 Nissan Altima Overview

Have you been on the lookout for a practical sedan that’s packed with amenities and tech features? If so, you will definitely want to take a closer look at the 2018 Nissan Altima. To help you decide whether or not the new Nissan Altima is right for your transportation needs, the team of automotive specialists at our Nissan dealership in Matteson, IL has taken the first step and compiled a comprehensive review for you to peruse. Take a look at the article below for details on the performance, interior, and safety features available with the impressive 2018 Nissan Altima.

If you have any questions you would like our team to answer before you read on, please feel free to give us a call at (708) 223-7695 and we’ll gladly provide them.


A blue 2018 Nissan Altima drifting


2018 Nissan Altima: Performance

When you purchase the 2018 Nissan Altima, you’ll be able to choose between two powerful and efficient engine options. If you want a little more response from your next vehicle, the available 3.5L V6 engine is the ideal option for you. However, if you are looking to get a little more out of your gas tank, you’ll want to consider the 2.5L I4 that comes standard with the Nissan Altima. Take a look at the table below for details on each of the Altima’s innovative engines.


2.5L DOHC 16-Valve I4

3.5L DOHC 24-Valve V6


179 HP @ 6,000 RPM

270 HP @ 6,400 RPM


177 lb.-ft. @ 4,000 RPM

251 lb.-ft. @ 4,400 RPM

MPG City/Highway

27/38 MPG

22/32 MPG


2018 Nissan Altima: Interior & Technology

When it comes to relaxation and advanced technology, the 2018 Nissan Altima has plenty to offer. Thanks to NissanConnect® Services powered by SiriusXM®, the new Altima lets you seamlessly connect your vehicle to your mobile device. Additional interior and tech features include:

  • Active Drive-Assist® Display
  • Nissan Navigation System
  • Apple CarPlay™ and Android Auto™ capability
  • 7-in. multi-touch control color monitor
  • Nissan voice recognition for audio and navigation
  • Hands-free text messaging assistant
  • Bluetooth® hands-free phone system and streaming audio
  • Dual-zone automatic temperature control
  • Fine Vision electroluminescent gauges
  • Bose® Premium Audio System
  • Illuminated steering wheel mounted controls
Dashboard of a 2018 Nissan Altima


2018 Nissan Altima: Safety Systems

The 2018 Nissan Altima was designed to provide you with the ultimate peace of mind while you drive. With a full suite of passive and active safety systems, the Altima will enhance your situational awareness while simultaneously working to reduce the risk of collisions occurring in the first place. Safety features available with the Nissan Altima include:

  • Vehicle Dynamic Control (VDC) with Traction Control System (TCS)
  • Blind Spot Warning System
  • Rear Cross Traffic Alert
  • Intelligent Forward Collision Warning
  • Automatic Emergency Braking
  • LATCH System (Lower Anchors and Tethers for Children)
  • Tire Pressure Monitoring System (TPMS)
  • Energy-absorbing steel column
  • Zone body construction with front and rear crumple zones
2018 Nissan Altima backseats


Schedule a Viewing of the 2018 Nissan Altima in Matteson, IL Today!

Now that you know more about the 2018 Nissan Altima, the next step is to pick the trim package that best suits your individual style. Learn more about each available trim level by visiting our research page, or stop by our new vehicle inventory to see all of the models we have available.

  • Learn More: 2018 Nissan Altima Trim Packages

If you have any additional questions regarding the 2018 Nissan Altima or how you can schedule a viewing, please don’t hesitate to contact Hawkinson Nissan using our online form. You can also give us a call at (708) 223-7695 anytime during our posted hours if you would like to speak with one of our team members directly.

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