2016 Nissan Altima Release Date, Price, Interior, Engine – This model is undoubtedly among the best-selling cars in North America auto market and Nissan has had quite an impressive success since the new model christened in the automobile market.
Nissan has had numerous successes with their other models which include the Murano, Rogue, Frontier pick up and Sentra compact crossovers. These cars have enabled the auto motor company to set a strong foothold in this competitive market which has seen an impressive number of vehicles released in the auto market.
Nissan which was popular known as Datsun in the North American market got off with a strong start in the late 60’s and 70’s by producing reliable and affordable alternatives to European cars. The name finally changed in the 80’s and by then had little effect on the already successful trend of the auto maker.
This time round, buyers should expect a new vehicle which will be known as 2016 Nissan Altima and will undoubtedly catch the attention of many come its debut. Buyers should expect new changes and redesigns that will make the new Altima stand out from the rest.
2016 Nissan Altima exterior
While there are no official announcements on what to expect from the new 2016 Nissan Altima, it will worth our time to assume that the auto maker will not do anything significant to the exterior of the new 2016 Nissan Altima. It will be available in several new colors.
However, we should expect some improvements which will definitely put the Altima above the rest in terms of competition and overall performance. We are inclined to point out that the new coupe will come with refined body lines, hood creases and a vaguely redesigned front grille.
The headlamps and taillights of the sedan will also come redesigned and will offer top notch visibility owing the LED lighting technology that will be made available. Nonetheless, the Altima will probably keep other features unhanged such as, the gracious beltline and the posterior trademarks.
Another welcome addition will be the bumper integrated exhaust outlets at the posterior end of the vehicle.
2016 Nissan Altima interior
The interior design of the new 2016 Nissan Altima will certainly feature some of the latest technologies in order to look futuristic. There have been several complaints that have been lodged against the car that pertain to its interior.
The complaints centred are around the interior space that the previous Altima had. These challenges have now been addressed with the upcoming new 2016 Nissan Altima. The sedan will now come with increased head and leg room in comparison to its previous model.
Aside from space, the new Altima will also come with redesigned dashboard that will feature some of the latest infotainment and control features. Buyers should expect more standard equipment and new trim levels to be made available.
The seats upholstery for the top trims will come as leather and buyers should expect other amazing features which will undoubtedly make the new vehicle the ultimate choice for buyers.
2016 Nissan Altima engine
The new 2016 Nissan Altima is going to be among the most fuel efficient cars, well, this is according to some sources privy to the auto maker. Under the hood of the new 2016 Nissan Altima, buyers should expect more than one engine option.
The first one to be provided will be the powerful 3.5L V6 engine which will be able to generate up to 270 hp and an almost similar pounds of torque.
The second option will be the 2.5LV4 engine which will have the capability of generating around 182 hp and 180 pounds of torque. The V6 engine will be able to make about 251 pounds of torque.
The engine specs are not expected to change and this means that the V6 Altima will fall short of the Accord and Camry in terms of power and Nissan might consider improving the engine specs in the future in order to edge out its powerful rivalries.
In the current configuration, the new 2016 Nissan Altima will also provide 38 mpg on the highway. This will be more than what the Honda Accord and Toyota Camry are capable of. Talks of a hybrid are still in developmental stages.
2016 Nissan Altima price and release date
As far as we know, buyers should expect the new sedan to hit the market sometime this year (2015) with a price of 22,300 USD for the 2016 Nissan Altima SL model version.