2010 Nissan Altima 3.5 SR 4dr Sedan (3.5L 6cyl CVT)
Purchased the Altima 3.5 SR after comparing to the Mazda 6 GT and Nissan Maxima. In my opinion, the quality, feature set, and performance rival the Maxima, but at a significantly lower price point. The CVT has been flawless, as well as the overall functioning of the vehicle. The V6 is quite refined, and a pleasure to accelerate on the freeway. Smooth ride and quiet cabin, even with the sport-tuned suspension on the SR. Regular (87) gas is a welcomed upgrade from the 09 V6. Fit and finish were above average in my opinion, with a very attractive, yet mature interior cabin. Navigation is by far the best I have used, and the new for '10 iPod interface is leaps and bounds ahead of the competition.
Navigation and iPod interface are very impressive, significantly better than the strange and very outdated system on the Mazda 6. Love the intelligent key feature, and the backup camera is very useful. High-quality interior rivals cars in the luxury category. Bose system is crisp and worth the price
Steering wheel could use a mute button... Strange that this was not included. Trunk needs contained arms so your cargo doesn't get crushed... another surprise omission that should be included at this trim level. Tails should be made into LED's, being that the car has LED turn signals on the mirrors.