2022 Nissan Altima Interior and Cargo

Nissan Altima Interior & Cargo Rating

2022 Altima Interior

Nissan's cabin design for the Altima is pleasing with its modern impression and ergonomic layout. The driver is presented with a five-inch information display and three-spoke multi-function steering wheel in the S, while all the other models are upgraded with a seven-inch digital information display and leather-clad steering wheel, which is further upgraded with heating in the SL and Platinum. The "floating" infotainment touchscreen (seven-inch in the S and eight-inch in the rest) adds to the contemporary look and feel, and though there are some second-rate materials used here and there, they are well hidden. With its five-inch driver display, vinyl steering wheel, seven-inch infotainment screen, and fabric seating upholstery, the entry-spec S is a bit basic but it works for a fleet vehicle or any commercial driver.

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Seating and Interior Space

The driver is provided ample visibility and plenty of room and seat configurations to make finding an optimal driving position easy. Ingress and egress are effortless all-round and Nissan's Zero Gravity Seats are superbly comfortable and supportive. There's plenty of headroom up front with 39.1 inches provided, dropping to 38 inches with the moonroof, though taller passengers may not appreciate the sloping roofline in the rear. Otherwise, there's more than enough legroom up front and in the rear and three adults will fit comfortably in the back shoulder-to-shoulder. Legroom measures in at 43.8 inches in the front and 35.2 inches in the rear.

2022 Nissan Altima Interior Dimensions:

Nissan Altima Trims2.5 S2.5 SV2.5 SR2.5 SR Midnight Edition2.5 SL2.0 SR2.5 Platinum
Headroom Front Seat39.2 in.39.2 in.39.2 in.39.2 in.38 in.38 in.38 in.
Headroom Back Seat36.9 in.36.9 in.36.9 in.36.9 in.36.7 in.36.7 in.36.7 in.
Legroom Front Seat43.8 in.43.8 in.43.8 in.43.8 in.43.8 in.43.8 in.43.8 in.
Legroom Back Seat35.2 in.35.2 in.35.2 in.35.2 in.35.2 in.35.2 in.35.2 in.
Shoulder Room Front58.2 in.58.2 in.58.2 in.58.2 in.58.2 in.58.2 in.58.2 in.
Shoulder Room Rear57.1 in.57.1 in.57.1 in.57.1 in.57.1 in.57.1 in.57.1 in.
Hip Room, Front54.7 in.54.7 in.54.7 in.54.7 in.54.7 in.54.7 in.54.7 in.
Hip Room, Rear54.5 in.54.5 in.54.5 in.54.5 in.54.5 in.54.5 in.54.5 in.

Interior Colors and Materials

A basic vinyl steering wheel and shifter delineate the entry-spec S as the fleet model, though basic cloth seating upholstery is carried through to the SV and SR. Hues vary from charcoal in the S, and gray in the SV to charcoal sport with contrast stitching in the SR. All but the S are outfitted with a leather-clad steering wheel and shifter and the SL and Platinum feature leather-upholstered seats in gray. For a sportier aesthetic, the SR gets faux carbon-fiber trim strewn throughout the cabin while the SL and Platinum are adorned with piano black and wood-tone trim for a classier look and feel.

2022 Altima Trunk and Cargo Space

Pop the Altima's trunk and you're presented with 15.4 cubic feet of cargo space, which is middling for the classification. The Honda Accord leads the segment with 16.7 cu.-ft. of space offered within its trunk, followed closely by the Kia K5 with its 16 cu.-ft. At least the Nissan supplies more than the Toyota Camry and the Subaru Legacy. The rear seats can be folded down in a 60/40 split, but the resulting cargo space figure isn't provided.

In terms of in-cabin storage, both front doors have large pockets, there's a small-items storage tray provided within the center console, flanked by two cupholders and a spacious storage bin beneath the center armrest. There's an overhead sunglasses holder and a spacious passenger-side glove box, and there are another two cupholders located within the rear center backrest.

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2022 Nissan Altima Cargo Dimensions:

Nissan Altima Trims2.5 S2.5 SV2.5 SR2.5 SR Midnight Edition2.5 SL2.0 SR2.5 Platinum
Trunk Volume15.4 cu. ft.15.4 cu. ft.15.4 cu. ft.15.4 cu. ft.15.4 cu. ft.15.4 cu. ft.15.4 cu. ft.

2022 Altima Infotainment and Features


Comfort, convenience, and safety features are all kept fairly basic in the S model, but they're still more than adequate. Remote engine start, push-button start, power windows, manual air condition, and a six-way manually adjustable driver's seat are all standard, along with a rather decent selection of driver assists, including forward collision warning with automatic braking, cruise control, lane departure warning, and a rearview camera. Moving further up the line sees additions such as a leather-clad steering wheel, heated power-adjustable front seats, and dual-zone automatic climate control. Exclusive to the SL and Platinum models is adaptive cruise control and a single panel moonroof (Midnight Edition models get the moonroof as standard). The Platinum is also installed with a surround-view monitor.


The standard infotainment setup is good throughout the Altima lineup but significantly better beyond the entry-spec model. This model comes outfitted with a seven-inch infotainment system that's been linked up to a standard six-speaker audio layout. It offers AM/FM radio functionality, Bluetooth connectivity, and a single USB port. Every other model is fitted with a larger eight-inch infotainment touchscreen programmed with both Android Auto and Apple CarPlay. It also comes with SiriusXM radio connectivity, two USB ports, and two USB-C ports. Infotainment is further upgraded with navigation and a premium nine-speaker Bose audio system for the SL and Platinum.

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