The 2016 Nissan Altima has many new connected car features to connectd to smartphones for drivers and passengers through its NissanConnect system. Models with navigation also have Siri Eyes Free.
The acoustic (laminated glass) windshield helps create a quieter cabin, which helps Bluetooth® Hands-free Phone and Voice Recognition systems.
The new C-stack and center console offer easier use. The Altima 2.5 S, 2.5 SR, 2.5 SV, 2.5 SL and 3.5 SR grades feature a standard 5.0-inch color audio display, which is used for a number of tasks including viewing images from the RearView Monitor and accessing the NissanConnect with Mobile Apps system (except Altima 2.5 base).
The NissanConnect with Mobile Apps system allows Altima owners to stay connected to their digital lives in the vehicle. Apps include Online Search powered by Google (navigation equipped vehicles only), Facebook and others, along with the flexibility to introduce new apps in the future.
The NissanConnect Mobile Apps aren’t just for one person in the car. Other drivers and passengers can set up their own app suite to tailor their experience when they are in the vehicle. All app profiles and settings are personalized and unique to each user’s phone.
Along with the 5.0-inch color audio display, the system includes a USB port with iPod connectivity. Also standard on all models (except 2.5) is Siri Eyes Free, which allows a hands-free voice connection to Siri commands.
Standard on Altima 3.5 SL and optional on 2.5 SV and 2.5SL is NissanConnect with Navigation and Mobile Apps. The system is packed with a rich range of features and is easy to use with its 7.0-inch touch-screen, 3D-effect map views, Nissan Voice Recognition, and turn-by-turn navigation. Other navigation features include speed limit display, eco driving maps, curve warning and split-screen display. It also includes SiriusXM Traffic and SiriusX® Travel Link (fuel prices, movie times, stock updates, weather) (SiriusXM subscription required, sold separately).
Optionally available on Altima 2.5 SL and 3.5 SL is the new NissanConnect Services Powered by SiriusXM, with automatic collision notification, remote start via smartphone, emergency call, stolen vehicle locator and dealer service scheduling and maintenance alerts (subscription required, sold separately).
Every 2016 Altima also offers an Advanced Drive-Assist Display. Located in the center of the instrument display between the tachometer and speedometer, it features a 4.0-inch color display and is customizable, easy-to-use and integrates key information right in front of the driver.