2016 Nissan Altima Review
The 2016 Nissan Altima is one of the most fabulous mid-size vehicle that is produced by the Japanese automaker. This car is actually the fifth generation of the Altima car that can successfully grab the attention of the people because its smooth ride and entertaining driving experience. Besides, there are actually several changes that are applied on the car, so that the car will be able to suit the requirements and expectations of the customers as well as possible.
According to some bird, the 2016 Nissan Altima is created to have the fresher and the more aerodynamic model than the previous car. Well, the changes on the car can be seen from the V shaped grille that will make the car slightly similar to the Toyota Maxima. Then, there are also some improvements happen to the headlamps and the foglamps that can increase the mimics of the grill nicely. On the back, the taillights now have the revised chrome trim and a new spoiler so that the rear bumper will look crisper than before.
Unfortunately, the engine used for the 2016 Nissan Altima is still the same engine applied on the previous model. However, it means that you can still choose between the 2.5 liter 4-cylinder engine (182 hp and 180 lb-ft of torque) or the 3.5 liter V6 engine (270 hp and 251 lb-ft of torque). All of those engines will be mated with the Xtronic CVT transmission that has new shift logic to make the car able to accelerate more responsively.
Moreover, there are some changes featured in the car, such as the new center stack, the comfortable seats with the upgraded upholstery materials, the refined steering wheel, and so on. All of the changes will make the atmosphere inside of the car feel more exciting whenever you drive the car.
2016 Nissan Altima
|VEHICLE LAYOUT||front-engine, front-wheel-drive, 5-passenger, 4-door sedan|
|ENGINE TYPE||DOHC 16-valve 2.5-liter inline-4, 182 hp, 180 lb-ft; DOHC 24-valve 3.5-liter V-6, 270 hp, 251 lb-ft|
|TRANSMISSION||continuously variable automatic with manual shifting mode|
|CURB WEIGHT||3200-3500 lb|
|LENGTH x WIDTH x HEIGHT||191.9 x 72.0 x 57.8-58.0 in|
|CARGO VOLUME||15 cu ft|
|PASSENGER VOLUME||102 cu ft|
|0 – 60 MPH||6.1-7.7 sec|
|0 – 100 mph||14.6-21.5 sec|
|Standing ¼-mile||14.6-16.1 sec|
|Top speed||115-130 mph|
|FUEL ECONOMY||EPA city/highway driving: 22-27/32-39 mpg|
|ENERGY CONSUMPTION, CITY/HWY||125-153/86-105 kW-hrs/100 miles|
|CO2 EMISSIONS||0.62-0.76 lb/mile|