Naturally, the four-banger fares better in the fuel economy department with up to 35 mpg on the highway, while the V-6 returns 31 mpg.
See all 88 photos Most of our time however was spent in a top tier Altima Platinum with the new VC-Turbo making the power. While the old V-6 could be a fun engine when pushed, one could never really call it hushed or refined.
Thankfully, Nissan ditched the awkward boomerang shape for the new generation. The interior is also new, featuring more upscale materials, better fit and finish and bits and pieces borrowed from the Toyota Highlander SUV. Up front, similarities begin with the large V-shaped grille flanked by thick chrome trim on the sides and below. While the pillarless de was dropped, the production model boasts Sweet wife seeking casual sex Lenexa same thick C-pillar and coupe-shaped roofline.
With the recently introduced Toyota Camry displaying a Lexus-inspired appearance, Nissan just hit the nail on the head. Despite all the boasting and the improvements and the promise of excitement, when it comes down to it we found the Altima drives a lot like the old model.
The sixth-generation sedan is here to take on the camry and accord
In its quarter century on the market, the made in America Altima has grown into a huge sales success for Nissan and a credible foil for the likes of the middleweight title holders Toyota Camry and Honda Accord. One bummer though, the VC-Turbo isn't available with all-wheel drive. While it cribs elements from recent Nissan efforts, most notably the Maxima, you're not going to miss its new V face.
The fruits of Nissan's Amazon Alexa partnership can also be experienced in the Altima.
First drive: nissan altima
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The VC-Turbo can also be had in the SR trim, which gets changes to the steering and ride in pursuit of that ever elusive "sportiness. Except as expressly authorized by automobile-catalog. nussan
Nissan altima exterior
In highly-equipped trim levels with attractive materials and color combinations, the Altima is a nice place to be. Yes, there is a bit more refinement, and it's certainly not offensive in any way, but no new ground is broken. The company's engineers say it's been extensively redeed to make it more rigid and refined, to accommodate the all-wheel drive system, and to improve efficiency. Adding all-wheel drive knocks those s down by 1 and 2 mpg, respectively.
If you want your sedan to survive in pseed landscape, you better bring it when you bring out a new model like the sixth-generation, Nissan Altima. It has a little more truth to it now than it maybe did before—because your parents are more than likely driving a crossover. The entry-level unit delivers ponies and pound-feet, while the trusty V-6 cranks out a heftier horsepower and pound-feet of twist.
The new sedan is also almost an inch wider and sits 1.
It's also tuned to be a safe car. The most noticeable upgrade is its new prominent center touchscreen, which now measures at 8. You can read our full review here.
Every 2. All passengers are also likely to appreciate the four USB charging points scattered nissa the car. Take it from Honda, you have to have those knobs. Features such as automatic high beams, lane departure warning, and blind spot monitoring are standard on all but the base Altimas, too.
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Engine-wise, the sedan is motivated by the same 2. And that's where the Altima continues to land: in the middle. Remember how the current Maxima shared many styling cues with the Sport Sedan concept when it arrived in ?
The new styling is much more angular and aggressive, while the interior, although not a massive improvement over the unit, features lo of new tech. Models equipped with the 2. Though Nissan is outwardly altimz on the Altima's future, it's clear that it wanted—in some ways needed—to make a bold, aggressive exterior de statement to draw notice to a car that in recent years had become relatively anonymous. The commercial dpeed, redistribution, use or publication by you of any such matters or any part of this Live pussy rhode Portland is strictly prohibited.
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But this isn't just any old 2. Nissan's 2. Fine details like the sculpted side skirt area, the almost invisible character line that runs through the door handles, and the way the taillights blend in with the rear fenders give the new Altima an upscale look.