2018 Nissan Altima Review – Interior, Exterior, Engine, Release Date, and Price
Introduced in 1992, the Altima was the first Nissan’s hybrid car produced with the Toyota technologies. On the American market, this mid-size sedan have had the leading position its class. It can rival such recognizable models as the Honda Accord and Toyota Camry. In the Nissan model, range the Altima is considered as a top vehicle too, while being luxurious, large and powerful. In spite of numerous changes in its life, it has kept its essential image. The renovation prepared for the Altima in 2018 is expected to guarantee it leadership in its segment.
Car enthusiasts may look forward renewing that will concern the Altima’s specifications as well as its design. The new sedan will come with a more spacious cabin providing a full set of convenient features. Supposedly, the developers have brought inside more sporty lines noticeable in the comfortable seats and sleek dashboard to fit better the slightly refreshed exterior appearance. The interior will also include advanced hi-tech elements such as a sensor display, A-class audio system, navigation, climate control and others.
As far the exterior, some changes will be able to be seen here, too. Stepping aside from the typical sedan appearance, the engineers and designers have tried to give it more sportiveness – here, it’s not ruled out the Honda Civic’s influence. The rear end will be somewhat shortened.
There is some information that the innovation about the Altima’s drivetrain will be a six-cylindered motor which will be able to produce up to 300 hp. But the base trim will probably get an inline-four. The currently installed 1.6-liter engine can show output of 188 hp. The upcoming Altima will also be equipped with overdriven continuously variable transmission.
The average price for the 2018 Nissan Altima will supposedly be at the level of $25,000.