2016 Nissan Altima Release Date, Coupe

The 2016 Nissan Altima is the updated version of the Altima, the mid-sized coupe from the stable of the Japanese auto-manufacturer Nissan. The car comes with the promise of comfy seats, good mileage, well-made interiors and a noiseless, smooth ride. The vehicle is likely to give a run for the money to the likes of Ford Fusion, Chrysler 200, Toyota Camry, Hyundai Sonata and Honda Accord. The car is likely to be presented in as many as 3 trim levels, S, SV and SL.

2016 Nissan Altima front

2016 Nissan Altima Interior and Exterior

The internal cabin will come with a few changes in the form of more head space in the back, an improved dashboard and also more leg space. It will have an updated infotainment system and boast of advanced technology. You can get advanced features, such as navigation system, 7 inch console, Bluetooth connectivity, USB ports etc. As this is a sports car, you can expect greater focus on the strength and rigidity.

Special Features

The 2016 Nissan Altima is expected to come with standard equipment. However, it will come with an updated infotainment module, 7-inch console, a state of the art navigation system, Bluetooth connectivity, USB ports, vibrant LED headlights etc.

The Altima 2016 will come with more or less the same type of exterior, with reshaped front grille and bodylines are more refined. It will have restyled headlights, elegant beltline and stylish chassis. The manufacturer promises to make this a lightweight fare with the use of materials like carbon and aluminum. The first look pictures of the 2016 Nissan Altima reveal a young and polished exterior appearance, which would not be quite different from what is seen on European models.

2016 Nissan Altima interior

2016 Nissan Altima Engine Specs

Under the bonnet, you will find two different engine options. The first one will be a V6, 3.5 L engine which can produce as much as 270 hp. The second one will be a V4, 2.5 L power mill which can produce a maximum of 182 hp. Other than these engine options, there will also be a hybrid version on offer from the manufacturer. There is no official word from the manufacturer about the type of transmission that the car would come with. However, it is being speculated that the 2016 Nissan Altima will arrive with a CVT transmission.

Fuel Economy

This car promises to be one of the best high performing vehicles in terms of mileage in its price segment. The mid-sized sedan will be able to return a mileage of 22 mpg on the city roads and a higher mileage of 38 mpg on the expressways. This is better than what its competitors, such as Accord and Camry, offer to buyers.

2016 Nissan Altima rear

2016 Nissan Altima Price and Release Date

Although there has been no official announcement about the price of this car, it is expected that it will have a price of about 22,300 USD. The cost is not expected to shoot up beyond 24,000 USD. The 2016 Nissan Altima is expected to be made available in the showrooms sometime during the middle of the present year.

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