Which 2018 Nissan Altima Trim Works Best For You?

Now that you’re well versed in all the ways the new 2018 Nissan Altima will elevate your daily drive, it’s time to choose the trim level that best suits your personality and preferences. To help you determine your ideal model, the product specialists at Hawkinson Nissan have compiled this detailed comparison of the S vs. SR vs. SV vs. SL trim levels.

When you’re done learning about the differences between the S, SR, SV, and SL trim levels of the 2018 Altima, we encourage you to check out our current 2018 Altima lease deal. If you have any questions, give us a call at (708) 832-6546.

2018 Nissan Altima

What are the differences between the S, SR, SV and SL?

Learn about what makes each 2018 Nissan Altima trim package unique below, and then visit the new inventory at our Nissan dealership in Matteson, IL to find your favorite.

2018 Nissan Altima S - $23,260 MSRP

With the 2018 Nissan Altima S, you’ll experience the impressive performance you’ve been looking for at a price you’ll love. Key features of the Altima S trim level include:

  • 2.5L 4-cyl. engine; 179 HP, 177 lb.-ft. of torque
  • 27-city MPG / 38-highway MPG
  • Intelligent Forward Collision Warning
  • Automatic Emergency Braking
  • Bluetooth® hands-free phone system
  • Siri® Eyes Free
  • Nissan Intelligent Key® with push button start
  • Rearview Monitor
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2018 Nissan Altima SR - $24,320 MSRP

With all the same great features as the S trim, plus a multitude of upgrades, the 2018 Nissan Altima SR is a sporty and spirited sedan that doesn’t skimp on the amenities. Key features of the Altima SR trim level include:

  • 2.5L 4-cyl. engine; 179 HP, 177 lb.-ft. of torque
  • 26-city MPG / 37-highway MPG
  • 18-in. aluminum-alloy wheels
  • Sport-tuned suspension
  • Paddle shifters with manual shift mode
  • Sport spoiler
  • Fog lights
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2018 Nissan Altima SV - $25,910 MSRP

With several premium upgrades, the 2018 Nissan Altima SV offers the same luxury experience you’d expect to find in sedans more than twice the price. Key features of the Altima SV trim level include S features plus:

  • 2.5L 4-cyl. engine; 179 HP, 177 lb.-ft. of torque
  • 27-city MPG / 38-highway MPG
  • 17-in. aluminum-alloy wheels
  • Remote engine start system
  • Intelligent climate control
  • Blind spot warning
  • Rear cross traffic alert
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2018 Nissan Altima SL - $29,110

Available with either a 2.5L I4 or 3.5L V6 engine, the 2018 Nissan Altima SL offers impeccable performance that you’ll appreciate every time you get behind the wheel. Key features of the Altima SL trim level include SV features plus:

  • 2.5L I4 engine; 179 HP, 177 lb.-ft. of torque
  • Available 3.5L V6 engine; 270 HP, 251 lb.-ft. of torque
  • 27-city MPG / 38-highway MPG
  • Leather-appointed seats
  • Bose® premium audio system
  • Auto-dimming inside rearview
  • Rear passenger air conditioning vents
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Nissan Altima FAQs

Because the new 2018 Nissan Altima is a fierce and dynamic sedan with a seemingly endless list of impressive specs and features to offer drivers near Chicago, IL, you may still have a few lingering questions. That’s why we’ve included some Nissan Altima FAQs below.

How do you remote start a Nissan Altima?

Remotely starting your new Nissan Altima is easy using the innovative NissanConnect® Services powered by SiriusXM®. Simply log in to the NissanConnect® Services app to remotely start your vehicle or push the start button on your Nissan Intelligent Key®.


2018 Nissan Altima Interior

Is the Nissan Altima a safe car?

Absolutely! In fact, the 2018 Nissan Altima was named a 2018 Top Safety Pick by the Insurance Institute for Highway Safety when equipped with LED low-beam headlights.

What is Nissan Intelligent Safety Shield technology?

Nissan Intelligent Safety Shield technologies encompasses a comprehensive approach to safety that influences and informs how when engineer every Nissan vehicle. To keep you and your passengers safe, we designed a multitude of active and passive driver assist features using the philosophy of: Monitor, Respond, and Protect.