2015 Nissan Altima 2.5 vs. 2015 Nissan Altima 2.5s

The 2015 Nissan Altima comes in several progressive trim levels, the first two being the 2.5 and 2.5s. As their names suggest, the two models are similar, but the 2015 Altima 2.5s have a number of additional amenities and options that set it apart from the 2.5. See these efficient sedans in person at Lee Nissan in Ft. Walton Beach.

Performance Features2015 Nissan Altima engine

A 182-horsepower 2.5L 4-cylinder engine is the driving force under the hood of both the 2015 Nissan Altima 2.5 and 2.5s. With a Continuously Variable Valve Timing Control System and Nissan’s exclusive Xtronic Continuously Variable Transmission, both achieve up to 27/38 mpg*. Projector-type Halogen Headlights light up the road in front of both, but the 2015 Altima 2.5s turn on and off on their own with Smart Auto Headlights. Also standard on both models are 16-inch Steel Wheels, Variable Intermittent Speed-sensitive Flat-blade Windshield Wipers, and Advanced Drive Assist Display. Both have the convenience of Power Locks, Power Windows with One-Touch Driver’s Side Auto Up/Down, and Push Button Ignition. A Nissan Intelligent Key, which removes the necessity of fitting a key in a door lock, is standard for the 2.5s. While both models include a Tire Pressure Monitoring System with Easy-fill Tire Alert, the 2015 Altima 2.5s adds a Tire Pressure Display for individual tires.

2015 Nissan Altima interiorInterior Conveniences

Inside the 2015 Altima, convenience and comfort features abound. Both the 2.5 and 2.5s include an AM/FM/CD Audio System with Auxiliary Input and MP3 compatibility, Bluetooth Hands-free Phone System and Air Conditioning, but the 2015 Altima 2.5s adds an In-Cabin Microfilter. The 2015 Altima 2.5 audio plays through 4 speakers, while the 2.5s plays through 6. Illuminated Steering Wheel-Mounted Audio Controls adorn both models, with the 2.5s adding Cruise Control to the repertoire. Both trim levels include an Overhead Sunglasses Holder, 6-way Manual Adjustable Driver’s Seat, Cloth Seats with Piano Black Trim, 60/40 Split Fold-down Rear Seatback, and Sun Visors with Vanity Mirrors, though the 2.5s’s mirrors are illuminated with visor extensions. The 2015 Altima 2.5s also adds a Carpeted Trunk Lid Trim.

Package Options

What really sets the 2015 Altima trims apart is the packages available for the 2.5s. The Display Audio Package includes a Premium AM/FM/CD Audio System with a 5-inch color display, RearView Monitor, NissanConnect with Mobile Apps, Hands-free Text Message Assistant, USB port, Speed-sensitive Sound Control, and a 3-month trial of SiriusXM Satellite Radio. The Power Driver’s Seat Package includes a 6-way Power-adjustable Driver’s Seat. At the top is the Special Edition Package, which includes everything in other two packages, along with 16-inch Silver Aluminum-alloy Wheels, Remote Engine Start System, Rear Decklid Spoiler, and Driver Seatback Pocket.

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*2015 EPA Fuel Economy Estimates. Actual mileage may vary with driving conditions - use for comparison purposes only.

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