2012 Nissan Altima Coupe-A Review

January 23, 2012 / by / 0 Comment

2012 Nissan Altima Coupe carries three characteristics in one package i.e. unique styling, State-of-the-art technology and Sporty performance. This two-door Coupe model is best for people who are looking for extremely sporty and stylish car.

Available Models

Following are the two available trim levels of Nissan Altima Coupe;

  • 2.5 S
  • 3.5 SR

Powertrain and Performance

  • 2012 Nissan Altima Coupe 2.5 S is powered by 2.5L inline 4-cylinder engine which produces 175 hp and torque of 175 lb-ft. Nissan fans will be excited to read that engine of this trim has been improved to offer matchless performance to its loyal customers. Superior performance can be achieved by large and equal length intake manifold; additionally, enhanced compression ratio and decreased friction characteristics help the user to attain desirable performance from its powertrain.
  • 3.5 SR is equipped with 3.5L 24 Valve DOHC V6 engine which produces 270 hp and torque of 258 lb-ft

Both these trims are available with choice of Nissan’s Advanced Xtronic Continuously Variable Transmission and 6-speed manual transmission. Following are the most prominent features of engines of both trims;

  • Continuously Variable Valve Timing
  • Modular Engine Design
  • Micro finished Crank Journals
  • Molybdenum Coated light Weight Pistons
  • Electronically Controlled Throttles


Exterior of 2012 Nissan Altima Coupe is very trendy and it is made prominent and appealing by signature hood, front bumper and grille. Projector beam headlights and 17-inch aluminum alloy wheels give a new direction to its style statment.

Available Exterior Colors

Following colors will be offered in this stylish and sporty car;

  • Metallic Slate
  • Red Alert
  • Crimson Black
  • Brilliant Silver
  • Super Black
  • Navy Blue
  • Ocean Gray
  • Winter Frost


Interior of 2012 Altima is truly driver oriented, fronts seats are very sporty and users will be given choice to choose among interior fabric and finishers which includes red-leather appointed interior color and Blonde. Instrument panel of this Coupe model consists of Fine Vision Gauge Display along with white illumination for improved readability, center console features double front cup holder, storage compartments.

Following is the technology and entertainment features which will be available in this Coupe;

  • 4.3 inches Color Display
  • Hands Free phone system
  • Rear view monitor
  • Nissan Hard Drive Navigation System and much more

Available Models

2012 Nissan Altima Coupe will be offered in following 4 models;

  • 2.5 S 6MT
  • 2.4 S CVT
  • 3.5 SR 6MT
  • 3.5 SR CVT

Standard Features of 3.5 SR CVT

  • 3.5LV6 engine
  • Power adjustable Driver’s seat (8 ways)
  • 18-inch Aluminum Alloy Wheels with Michelin Tires
  • Power Glass Moon roof
  • Leather Wrapped Steering Wheels
  • Fog lights
  • Headlights with automatic on/off functions
  • Heated side view mirrors
  • Dual Illuminated vanity mirrors and much more

Standard Features of 3.5 SR CMT

  • Leather appointed seats
  • Leather Wrapped gearshift knob
  • Heated front seats
  • 4.3 inches color display
  • Rear view Monitor
  • Hands free phone system
  • HID Xenon Headlights

Optional features of 3.5 SR CMT and 3.5 SR CVT are;

  • Dual Zone Automatic Temperature Control
  • 4.3 inches Color Display
  • Rear View Monitor
  • Audio system with 9 Speakers
  • Nissan Hard Drive Navigation System and much more

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