Nissan Altima is front-wheel-drive sedan or coupe of class D. The production of legendary car Nissan Altima was started in 1993. It was very good time for this type of cars and at that time, Nissan could survive the competition among brands due to its technical characteristics.
In 2002, Nissan is completely modernized Nissan Altima. Japanese manufacturer stated that they were expecting to occupy the leading position of mid-size sedans in the market. Nissan truly has created stylish, comfortable and powerful car at a price that will definetely attract huge number of car consumers.
For a long time, Nissan Altima was known as compact successful car between Nissan Sentra and Nissan Maxima. However, according to some dimensions, new Nissan Altima is even larger than Nissan Maxima. For example, its wheelbase is 2.8 m, which is about 5 cm longer than current Nissan Maxima. In addition, new Nissan Altima became slightly wider leading to have more trunk volume when for the first time, optionally was equipped with V6 engine. Basic complete set of Nissan Altima was powered by 2.5 liter engine rated at 180 HP. Despite its productivity, new 4-cylinder version of Nissan Altima 2002 allows to have status of Economical Car.
Nissan Altima received a completely new rigid chassis and new body. Also, wheel size is increased, and now their size can be 16 or 17 inches. Disc brakes on all wheels was on the standart version as well as adjustable tilt-telescoping steering column, height adjustable center armrest and CD-player.
optional equipment included: ABS (allocated in electronics and brake-assist technology), front side airbags, lateral stiffeners, which protect passengers who are sitting on rear seats, Bose Premium audio system with 6-disc CD changer, 6-speed automatic transmission with manual capability, leather interior and new efficient optics.
Updated Nissan Altima is offered in four versions: 2.5, 2.5 S (added adjustable front seats, electric mirrors, etc.), 2.5 SL (alloy wheels, on-board computer, leather seats including driver's seat, which can be adjusted to 8 directions) and 3.5 SE (V6 engine, 17-inch wheels, etc.).
Featured Reviews 2016-2017
2016 BMW X1 - changes, design, and price
An average sized German BMW X1 crossover with E84 index has been producing since 2009. Bavarian automobile manufacturing company is now preparing to introduce the second generation of the model with index F48. The debut of 2016 BMW X1 will take place in September at the Frankfurt Motor Show, but we can already see the official photos of updated crossover. In ... read more
2016 BMW 3 Series - restyle, technical specs
German automobile manufacturing company presented 2016 BMW 3 Series at a special event held in Munich in May 2015. Information on restyling car has become known only after the presentation, and the first images have been available for a couple of hours before its introduction. The official debut will take place traditionally at Frankfurt Motor Show 2015. 2016 BMW 3 Series: ... read more
2015 Mini Cooper - changes, interior, technical specs
The debut of the third generation of Mini Cooper was held in early winter 2014. 2015 Mini Cooper received a new appearance, gained more weight and become larger, but remained faithful to the original ideology. However, changes in appearance are not evident. New Mini Cooper was equipped on completely new platform with modernized power units. The car has increased by 44 mm ... read more
2017 Volkswagen Tiguan - design, interior, video, specs
The second generation of Volkswagen Tiguan compact crossover was fully declassified that the novelty was debuted on September 17 at Frankfurt Auto Show. New version of stylish SUV - 2017 Volkswagen Tiguan looks modern, comfortable and spacious cabin with large luggage compartment and number of power plants. European sales of the novelty will be started in the first half of ... read more
2017 Chevrolet Trailblazer - changes, redesign, interior
On May 6 of the current year the premiere of the new called the Chevrolet Trailblazer last generation has taken place. This event took place in the heart of Thailand. After planned restyling appearance of 2017 Chevrolet Trailblazer became most freshen. The front hood maximally updated: the original has become more powerful and a trim radiator grille, the bumper flaunts the ... read more