2018 Nissan Altima Review in Downers Grove, IL

A blue 2018 Nissan Altima driving along a coast

How will the 2018 Nissan Altima put you ahead of the game? Engineered with a spacious cabin, advanced safety technology, and exciting drivability, Nissans mid-sized sedan has a lot to offer your daily commute. Find out all the key details on the new Altima below, and then discover your new sedan in the inventory at Bill Kay Nissan in Downers Grove, IL. If youre not sure how to fit a 2018 Altima into your budget, dont worry. The team at our Nissan dealership will see if you qualify for current incentives, and work to find a payment plan that matches your lifestyle.

Call (888) 448-1554 to schedule a test drive appointment and experience what its like to buy a car the Bill Kay Way!

2018 Nissan Altima: Performance Specs

Whether you choose the potent 4-cylinder or the legendary V6, your new Nissan Altima delivers the dynamic performance that your daily commute requires. Check out the key differences in performance and learn which trim levels offer each engine in the following table:

2.5L DOHC 4-cylinder

Nissan Altima Engine

3.5L DOHC V6

179 HP


270 HP

177 lb.-ft.


251 lb.-ft.

27 MPG city

38 MPG highway

Fuel Efficiency

22 MPG city

32 MPG highway

2.5 S, 2.5 SR, SR Special Edition,
2.5 SV, 2.5 SL

Trim Package

3.5 SL

2018 Nissan Altima: Interior & Exterior Design Features

The interior of a 2018 Nissan Altima

Powerful lines. Aerodynamic design. Comfy interior. These are the aspects youre sure to notice the first time you set eyes on the 2018 Nissan Altima at our dealership in Downers Grove, IL. But these are not all the new Altima has to offer when it comes to design. Even the standard trim levels come with premium features inside and out. Key design elements youll want to see on your test-drive appointment include:

  • Active Grille Shutters
  • Five unique wheel designs
  • Dual chrome exhaust as a standard feature
  • Available sport spoiler
  • Four unique seating surfaces available including Sport Prima-Tex™ and leather
  • Available heated front seats and heated steering wheel
  • Carbon Wave trim or Brushed Silver Wave trim upgrades available

2018 Nissan Altima: Safety & Technology

The dashboard of a 2018 Nissan Altima

If you want to liven up a dreary commute, the 2018 Nissan Altima provides your soundtrack. Available with most trim packages, the Nissan Connect multimedia system enables media streaming, smartphone integration, hands-free calling, a hands-free text message assistant, and AM/FM/CD playback. In addition to the infotainment options, the new Nissan Altima is also available with a full suite of adaptive aids and passive safety systems, including:

  • Advanced Drive-Assist® Display
  • Available Nissan Navigation System
  • Standard Rearview Monitor on every trim level
  • Nissan Advanced Air Bag System
  • Vehicle Dynamic Control with Traction Control System
  • Optional Blind Spot Warning and Rear Cross Traffic Alert

Get Your Quick Quote for a 2018 Nissan Altima

After you discover your new Altima in the inventory at Bill Kay Nissan in Downers Grove, IL, reach out to our team to receive a quick quote. A dedicated product specialist will tell you which incentives you qualify for and which payment options are available when you call 888 448-1554.