2013 Nissan Altima 2.5 S 4dr Sedan (2.5L 4cyl CVT)
After a few months of struggling I decided to buy this car.
I confess the CVT transmission is different from anything you have felt before but quickly adjusted to it.
The engine is small but peppy that is not designed to be driven hard, it is meant for economy so hard acceleration does produce some noise.
None of these are intolerable given the great mileage I am getting.
For a car that is not a hybrid, it really does get over 37 mpg with behaved driving.
If you are looking for a midsize, well designed, comfortable economy car, this should be on your list to consider.
The seats are the most comfortable.
Ergonomic interior design.
Good trunk space.
Perhaps a little more sound dampennng would improve the trasnmission noise but it would also add weight.