The company is about to bring out a new model of the 2018 Nissan Altima which is set to capture the hearts of Nissan loyalists yet again. The designing of the interior will be done along the lines of the Maxima which are a product by the same manufacturers and therefore everything will be of premium quality.
The Nissan has had a track record of manufacturing some of the best selling sedans over the years by being consistent in its basic concepts of giving the best products at very affordable prices. Even with their Nissan Altima, the Nissan has managed to stick to the basics with periodic changes that have made the Altima one of the most popular sedans that has been manufactured by Nissan.
2018 Nissan Altima – Features and Appearance
The size of the 2018 Nissan Altima is going to remain almost the same which means it will continue to be mid- sized sedan. Because of its size, it happens to be a favorite among people who have long commute distances in the city.
The model that is going to be launched in the upcoming year happens to be the fifth version of the Nissan Altima. It is going to have five doors which make it very convenient for a family who loves to take road trips. There will be plenty of space in the boot which is definitely a must. There will be new graphic detailing done on both sides of the 2018 Nissan Altima. The headlights, as well as the taillights, will be modified to add to the chic factor of the sedan. Fog lamps will be fitted on the front but those will be available only on selected trims.
Interior with plenty of Space
The inside of the new 2018 Nissan Altima is not going to disappoint its customers at all. There will be ample leg room for all its passengers including those in the rear seat as well. As mentioned above due to modification in the design, there will be plenty of space in the cargo as well.
As far as the level of comfort is concerned, as much as the front seats will be soft and comfortable the back seats will be comfortable too. Though, unless the company makes some changes, rumor has it that the back of the rear seats will be slightly stiff. One of the major attractions inside the new 2018 Nissan Altima will be the redesigned dashboards and the high-end electronic system that will is coming with it.
The steering wheel is bigger and will have many control buttons on it including the Bluetooth and the standard audio controls. Depending upon the various trim levels there will be more or fewer controls on the steering wheel.
According to the rumors, the engine that will be offered in the 2018 Nissan Altima will be a 2.5 liters engine with four cylinders. As an option, the Nissan may also offer a 3.5-liter V-6 engine. The horsepower rating will be 179 hp and the torque output will be 180 lb. – ft. for the engine with four cylinders. The torque output will be 251 lb. – ft. and the horsepower rating will be 270 hp. in the V-6 engine.
The previous models had the fuel economy in order of 38 mpg which is going to be improved as per the claims made by the company. So the expected fuel economy can be expected to be around 40 mpg. The sedan will be able to zoom from 0- 60 in about 7 seconds flat.
Availability and Price of the 2018 Nissan Altima
The exact release date of the 2018 Nissan Altima has not been announced but it is expected to come in the markets in around 2018. The price will be according to the trim level and there will be five trims available namely; Base, S, SL, SR and SV.
The price would vary between $23,000 for the base model to $30,000 for the highest trim. The price of even the highest trim of Nissan Altima is lower than many of its competing sedans.