2011 Nissan Altima 3.5 SR 4dr Sedan (3.5L 6cyl CVT)
Searched for a roomy family sedan with power, good fuel economy, comfort, latest technology all while having a smooth and quiet ride.
After online research, we test drove the Volvo S60 T5, Hyundai Sonata LTD, Buick Regal CXL, Acura TSX w/NAV, and the Toyota Camry XLE.
Given our strict criteria, the Altima SR V6 beat the competition.
The CVT engine is something that you need to drive to experience.
This car is by far the quietest ride in the backseat than any of the others we drove.
After 1,000 miles, we are getting 25 mpg in combined highway and local driving.
The bluetooth handsfree system and iPod connectivity was the best we found amongst the cars we tested.
Comfort of leather seats, NAV system is one of the best on the market, smooth engine, power from V6 is more than enough when merging into traffic, clean dashboard, Bose sound system is loud and clear, handsfree bluetooth, and iPod/iPhone connectivity
power passenger seat is not an option and should be; with a car over $30K, you shouldn't have to pay for floor mats