Evan McCausland talks a lot of sense about the Altima coupe, although I'm probably not as much a fan as he is. The car been on sale for three years now and was freshened for 2010, so for 2011 it carries over. The main thing I noticed was the attractive radio faceplate, with an iPod button, large volume and tuning buttons, and snazzy chrome trim. The climate controls are also intuitive. Our test car had a rearview camera, and the image on the relatively small display screen was nice and sharp. There's a nice big center bin under the center stack, with a flip-up lid. The four-cylinder engine still sounds wheezy when you push it hard, but overall the CVT works well when you're tooling around town. All that said, this car has never much appealed to me.
- Joe DeMatio, Deputy Editor
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