2005 Nissan Altima

At a Glance

Pricing $19,200 - $29,300
Drive Types FWD
Engines 2.5l I4, 2.5l V6, 3.5l V6
Transmissions A4, A5, M5, M6

The Altima line receives a facelift for the 2005 model year. The changes include new front and rear-end treatments and updated instrumentation. The big news is the addition of an Altima SE-R model. The SE-R features a host of distinct exterior trim pieces, 18-inch wheels, a 6-speed manual and a "250+" horsepower version of the VQ35 V6. The SE-R package will be available in September, 2004.

What Changed:

New front fascia, grille, head lamps and tail lamps. New instrument panel and steering wheel. Power on 3.5L V6 increases to 250hp and 249 lb-ft of torque. New SE-R version features distinct front/rear fascias, side sill extensions and a spoiler. SE-Rs 3.5L V6 produces 260hp.

Model/Trim/Package Engine Original MSRP
Altima 2.5l I4 (175-bhp) A4 FWD $19,700
Altima 3.5l V6 (250-bhp) A5 FWD $23,900
Altima 3.5l V6 (250-bhp) M5 FWD $23,250
Altima SE-R 2.5l V6 (260-bhp) M6 FWD $29,300
Altima SE-R 2.5l V6 (260-bhp) A5 FWD $29,300
Altima 2.5l I4 (175-bhp) M5 FWD $19,200