2018 Nissan Altima 2.5 S vs. 2.5 SR

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Do you know that the 2018 Nissan Altima is your next new car? Engineered with the stylish design, dynamic drivability, and advanced technology that your commute requires, the new Altima is perfect for your needs. But now you have to decide which trim level matches your budget and lifestyle. Are you looking to save a few dollars with the 2.5 S edition, or do you want the sportier 2.5 SR? Take a look below to see the differences and similarities between both trim packages. After reading through our detailed breakdown, schedule a test drive at Bill Kay Nissan in Downers Grove, IL by calling (888) 448-1554.

2018 Nissan Altima 2.5 S vs. 2.5 SR: Similarities

What makes the 2.5 S and 2.5 SR packages available with the new Nissan Altima similar? The 2018 Nissan Altima 2.5 S and 2.5 SR packages share several of the same design, performance and safety features. Key similarities for the two trim levels are as follows:

  • Intelligent Auto Headlights
  • Dual chrome exhaust finishers
  • Active Grille Shutters
  • Nissan Advanced Air Bag System
  • Vehicle Dynamic Control with Traction Control System
  • Intelligent Forward Collision Warning and Automatic Emergency Braking
  • 5L DOHC 16-valve 4-cylinder engine capable of 179 HP and 177 lb.-ft. of torque
  • Xtronic CVT® transmission

2018 Nissan Altima 2.5 S vs. 2.5 SRL Differences

While the 2.5 S and 2.5 SR trim levels for the 2018 Nissan Altima offer a several key similarities, there are also several differences in drivability and design to consider. Distinct features for the 2.5 S and 2.5 SR trim options include:

  • The 2.5 SR comes with 18-in. machined finished alloy wheels, while the 2.5 S has 16-in. steel wheels with covers.
  • Fog lights and smoked headlights and taillights are standard on the 2.5 SR, but not available with the 2.5 S.
  • The 2.5 S managed to get 38 MPG highway and 27 MPG city. The slightly heavier 2.5 SR gets 37 MPG highway and 26 MPG city.
  • A sport-tuned suspension, paddle shifters with manual shift mode, and a sport spoiler come standard on the 2.5 SR, but arent available on the 2.5 S.

Get an E-Price for a 2018 Nissan Altima Today!

Have you decided between the 2018 Nissan Altima S 2.5 and SR 2.5 trim levels? Discover yours in the new inventory for sale at Bill Kay Nissan in Downers Grove, IL, and then contact a product specialist to get your E-Price. You can give us a call at (888) 448-1554 or use our contact form to get pricing details or schedule a test drive for the new Nissan Altima.