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 GMC Yukon - design, technical characteristics, price, engine
In the last several years, GMC SUVs have became very popular around the world. In order to satisfy consumer need, GMC is redesigning exicting models to cope the technology. As 2015 GMC Yukon sale is very successful in the USA as well as Europe, GMC is keen to manufacture new redisign models and verions of 2016 GMC Yukon to keep ... read more
2016 Mitsubishi Outlander - updates, interior, price, video
At the auto show in Los Angeles 2015 took place a premiere of the updated 2016 Mitsubishi Outlander. Restyling of this model Japanese have with an enviable regularity, modifying the technique, then refreshing the appearance of the car. This time, the 2016 Mitsubishi Outlander went down the second path, having received the revised exterior, superior salon and an extensive list ... read more
2017 Mazda CX-4 - release date, exterior, specifications
At the auto show in Beijing in the end of April 2016 the Japanese presented the serial version of Mazda Koeru concept, which was first shown at the motor show in Frankfurt in the autumn of 2015. The car has received the name Mazda CX-4. Of course, externally serial 2017 Mazda CX-4 looks not so effectively as a prototype, but the ... read more
2017 Renault Alaskan - tech specs, premiere, changes
Renault has unveiled the production version of the pickup 2017 Renault Alaskan, sales of which will start first in South America, and then the car will appear in a number of African and European countries. The premiere of the model will be held at the Paris Motor Show 2016. 2017 Renault Alaskan built on Nissan Navara 3 generation platform. Externally, ... read more
2017 Mercedes-Benz GLA250 - changes, interior, specs, video
Almost a year ago, Mercedes-Benz announced to produce updated Mercedes-Benz GLA250 in 2019, but today German car manufacturer changed the plan and is going to introduce the model - 2017 Mercedes-Benz GLA250 by the end of 2016 along with a number of novelties. It is known that the restyled version of Mercedes-Benz GLA250 crossover has already been tested on roads. 2017 ... read more