Sedan version of Nissan Altima is in production since 1993 and in 2019 Altima has reached its 6th generation. There is so much competition in midsized sedan market while altima also falls in mid size sedan segment where it is competing against some of the well known names those includes Honda Accord, Toyota camry, Hyundai Sonata, Subaru Legacy & Kia optima, Before going deep into other details first start with engine.
Engine & power:
Nissan Altima is available with 2 different engines 1st is 2.5 liter inline 4 cylinder engine that generates 188 horse power with 180 lbft of torque While the other one is 2 liter VCT Variable compression turbo charged engine that produces 248 horse power with 280 lbft of torque, This VCT engine gives more power like V6 while having better fuel economy. With both the engines CVT is the only available option but according to different reviews done by different websites CVT Hampers driving experience and also make it little sluggish and reduce fuel efficiency as well.
With 2.5 liter inline 4 cylinder engine it gives 28 in city and 39 on highway (Front wheel Drive)
with 2.5 liter inline 4 cylinder it gives 26 in city & 36 on highway (All wheel drive)
Nissan Altima has new interior that is simple but Attractive at the same time. Sitting inside Altima Really comfortable because of having good head and leg room but on the rear seats you could have little issue if you have little more height.
From the outside Altima is decently long and lean While this new 6th generation Altima is Shorter, Wider and longer than previous generation and have solid stance.
Ride Quality feels Solid and Comfortable which is not too hard and soft, if you are looking for comfortable drive where things done effortlessly than you must consider it as well. Visibility could be the issue in Nissan Altima during driving because it has slopping roof and High Rear end but some of the good safety features help out with visibility issue which is pro pilot assist that keeps the safe distance from the car in front of it as well as centralized the car that help out with visibility as well, other than this smooth breaking of Altima even at higher speeds give much confidence while driving.
Nissan Altima is Available in Different Trims including:
- Base S Trim
- SV Trim
- SL Trim
- SR Sport Trim
All the trims have different standard features however the pro pilot assist is available in SV & above trims only, some of other safety features are also not present in base trim but available in SR & high Trim levels Those features are: Lane Departure warning, Rear Automatic Breaking, Blind spot monitoring, Rear Cross traffic alert & forward collision warning, all of these features are option in Base model.
Standard features on all trims:
- Remote Start
- 8 Way Power Driver Seat
- 8 inch Display with Apple car play and Android auto
- Bluetooth connectivity
- 4 use charge ports
2.5 SR Sport Model Features:
- Paddle shifters
- Body colored door handlers
- 19 inch alloy wheels
- LED head lights
2.5 Liter SL:
- Heated Leather Seats
- Boss Premium audio system with 9 speakers
- Traffic sign recognition and Navigation
Nissan Altima Base model starts Less than 25000$ while other top models ranges from 36000$ to 45000$ depending on the features & options.