The Nissan Altima has not been rated using the government's new, more strenuous 2011 crash testing procedures. The model is recognized as a Nissan thanks to its signature hood, grille and front bumper, along with projector beam headlights and standard 17-inch aluminum-alloy wheels. The premium audio system includes a 4. But should you ultimately choose the Nissan Altima, you'll be pleased, especially if fun in a family sedan is a requirement. Front and rear stabilizer bars are standard. That said, there are many rivals worth checking out, including the well-rounded , the ever popular , the enjoyable , the stylish and related Kia Optima and the unknown but impressive. I just to thank him for his time he gave me and my wife.
I have de-badged the trunk lid to give it a cleaner look. The Premium Audio package sedan only adds a nine-speaker Bose stereo with a color display, satellite radio and an iPod interface , a rearview camera and Bluetooth connectivity. As a result she felt the rearview mirror was too close to her face and created an unusually large forward-looking blind spot. Highly recommend as long as you don't require use of the back seat a lot. Safety Every Altima comes standard with antilock brakes, stability and traction control, front side airbags and side curtain airbags. Four-cylinder cars also lack the sport-tuned suspension of the V6 model.
The leather-wrapped steering wheel and surprisingly well-bolstered front seats are both handsome and well designed for spirited driving, but the sea of black surfaces throughout the interior does make for a rather monotone visual experience. Zero to 60 times does not guarantee the accuracy of any of the Nissan 0-60 mph times. In Edmunds brake testing, the Altima 3. I'll find a better bank. The V6 features reduced friction, improved cylinder head cooling and twin knock sensors. There is now 132k miles on the vehicle and the only issue I have had was a wheel bearing needing replaced.
Not serious about their job, work,communication, performance, ratings, service, ignoring calls. Another advanced technology is the available Nissan Hard Drive Navigation System with 6. There isn't a bad line on the car, every line and curve flows like a dream. It felt like he genuinely had our best interest at heart and did what he could to make us comfortable and feel equipped to make the best decision possible. In addition to the many standard features of the 2. Because she was sitting so far forward she did not have any issues with a blind spot over her left shoulder, but found it difficult to reach back for the seat belt. A 2010 mid-cycle refresh includes a restyled front end, increased standard equipment levels and a renamed top-end model.
The Accord Coupe is a slightly larger and heavier vehicle, yet somehow its V6 is able to achieve slightly faster 0-60 mph and ¼-mile times 5. As a bonus, the Altima is also available as a coupe for those who might want sleeker styling in exchange for some practicality. The Convenience Plus package sedan only adds manual folding sideview mirrors with integrated turn signals, a sunroof and dual-zone automatic climate control. A number of items help to virtually eliminate torque steer on the Altima Coupe, including suspension geometry, an engine placement that is lower in the subframe and equal-length half-shafts that have equal angles and are more parallel to the ground than the previous platform design. The engine The 2011 Nissan Altima Coupe is offered with a choice of two engines: a 3. In my 6-foot tall seating position the 3. He wasn't pushy and didn't rush us for a decision or persuade us one way or another.
With few exceptions, that advertising come-on doesn't usually apply to family cars. A number of option packages are available for the 2. The sedan offers a decent 15. Finally, the Technology Package adds the upgrade Nissan Hard Drive Navigation System, 9. It includes a hard-drive navigation system, real-time traffic and weather updates, Bluetooth streaming audio and digital music storage. I also found that with a little more throttle input from a stop I was able to achieve smooth and rapid off-the-line acceleration.
Not too pushy but tried to get me in the truck I wanted. The car was ready and clean, Gabriel let me take it for a test drive and answered all the questions I had. As usual, customers will have to choose from four different versions: 2. Great experience and would recommend this dealer to anyone. To that long list of equipment, the Coupe 3. The Altima's fun factor depends largely on which engine you choose.
But much to my surprise, the engineers at Nissan have injected some real sportiness into the 3. One standout item on our 3. This is no doubt an intentional move on the part of Nissan, likely wanting the Altima Coupe to look more a part of the Nissan family than the Infiniti family. This engine gets the same transmission choices as the 2. I am the 2nd owner and bought it with 11k miles.
Ample power is supplied from a choice of two engines and two transmissions. The Convenience package includes the alloy wheels, automatic headlights and a leather-wrapped steering wheel along with an eight-way power driver seat and extendable visors with illuminated vanity mirrors. The V6 version -- known as the 3. A less engaging driving experience is the result, though you do get a more comfortable ride quality out of the deal, and the chassis is still sportier than the norm for this segment. A RearView Monitor is also offered with the Premium Audio Package. Replaced the battery, had timely oil changes but otherwise maintenance free. The Altima suspension has been specially tuned for use with the Altima Coupe.