The fifth generation Nissan Altima receives a mid-life upgrade. It has several external cosmetic changes, plus more equipment, while maintaining the same mechanical options.
L as mid-life upgrades are often coming soon and in other cases like the Nissan Altima, with many new exterior trim, well beyond simply renew a little front.
The 2016 Nissan Altima is presented with numerous amendments, which would make more of a distracted think that is a new generation and reaches the market just three years after the introduction of its fifth generation presented in May 2012. The Japanese manufacturer describes this restyling as one of the largest mid-life upgrades in the history of Nissan.
front was renewed with new headlamps shaped boomeang new bumpers, grille shaped like the letter V and until a new hood. The format headlamp extends to the rear lights, while the rear bumper is also redesigned. In addition, the alloy wheels measures were renewed in 17 or 18 inches and new exterior colors, among which are blue Deep Blue Pearl of the photographs accompanying this article were added .
The Nissan Altima features the new SR model finished in 2016.
Inside there are news as the center console and steering wheel seats was renovated, as well. He also won a number of standard features, especially equipment driving assistance , and the warning system blind spot, lane keeping, detection of moving objects, cruise control adaptive cruise and braking emergency.
Mechanically, the 2016 Nissan Altima also has news. Retains its two engine options, a block of four cylinders and 2.5 liter engine that produces 182 hp and 3.5-liter V6 with 270 horsepower , both available only with an automatic transmission CVT. In addition the rear suspensions are renovated, as it was revised the Electric power steering , by virtue of improved response.
Another novelty of renewed Altima has to do with the incorporation of the SR, available with both mechanical options sporty finish. Have paddles behind the steering wheel to operate the CVT, plus new and firmer stabilizer bars, which together are able to reduce by 20% the body roll suspensions.
to the Nissan Altima SR they are recognized for their alloy wheels 18 inches , darkened headlights, rear spoiler and fog lamps, while in some combinations finishing add the LED headlights. Also added upholstery inside dark gray with contrasting seams in blue.
The 2016 Nissan Altima hit the market in November, in a first stage in the United States.
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