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Meet the all-new Nissan Altima

  • Apr 03, 2018
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ABU DHABI: The Japanese automaker, Nissan has finally revealed the updated Altima at the recently held New York Auto Show. According to the manufacturer, the all-new Altima is a complete package of latest technology and stunning design. The sixth generation of Nissan’s best-selling sedan made its world debut along with the first North American showcasing of Nissan’s Formula E racing car. 


2019 Altima


Denis Le Vot, senior vice president, chairman of the management committee of Nissan North America, stated, “This new Altima builds on 25 years and more than 5.6 million Altima sales to date – but to us, this is just a starting point. That’s why we decided to shake up the midsize segment in terms of design, driving enjoyment, and technologies that are advanced and affordable.”


2019 Nissan Altima front


The 2019 Altima comes with two engine choices: a 2.5-litre in-line-four and an optional 2.0-litre turbo for the SR and Platinum variants. The 2.5-litre variant comes with an intelligent All-Wheel Drive, a first for the Altima, whereas, the 2.0-litre turbo comes only with a front-wheel drive. The new engines offer improvements in noise, vibration, and harshness, along with enhanced fuel economy and cleaner emissions.


2019 Nissan Altima cabin


Another new feature that has been introduced in this Nissan car is the Rear Automatic Braking. This feature helps the driver detect stationary objects when reversing the car up, and if necessary applies the brakes to help avoid a collision.


Nissan Altima rear


“We saw that the lack of available all-wheel drive has been a key factor in pushing the U.S. buyers who prefer sedans to compact SUVs,” said Le Vot. “Of the top three selling midsize sedans in the U.S., only Altima will offer all-wheel drive. We expect this to be a key sales driver, especially for customers in the northern part of the country.”


2019 Nissan Altima’s innovative design is said to be inspired by the award-winning Nissan Vmotion 2.0 concept and definitely, it is attractive. Let's see how the updated sedan performs in the global market when launched. 

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