The family sedan market in the United States is down. According to data collected by Kelley Blue Book, US midsize sedan sales dropped by more than 16% in 2017. Last year, sales fell another 15.9%.
However, the segment still accounts for 1.48 million cars sold in 2018, accounting for 8.6% of total car sales in the United States.
In short, there is still a lot to fight for here.
As a result, Toyota Camry and Honda Accord, the segment leaders, have been completely refurbished and are about as good as they have ever been.
Read more: We drove a $ 31,000 Honda Accord and a $ 39,000 Toyota Camry to determine which is the best family car. Here is the verdict.
The Nissan Altima, built in Smyrna, Tennessee, is the third member of the triumvirate. Nissan has sold more than 209,000 Altimas in 2018. This figure has only been exceeded by the 291,000 from the Accord and the 343,000 from the Camry sold in the United States.
The Nissan Altima is a novelty in 2019 with the launch of a sixth generation variant.
Recently, Nissan has filed a new Altima 2.0 VC-Turbo SR 2019 clad in an attractive Deep Blue Pearl paint.
The base 2019 Nissan Altima 2.0 S FWD base 2019 starts at $ 23,750, while our mid-course SR test car started at $ 29,150. The high-end One VC-Turbo edition starts at $ 35,750. With its features and options, our Altima is priced at $ 30,655 as tested.
Here's a preview of the 2019 Nissan Altima.