Nissan has once again decided to give a tough time to its competitors and gain back major market shares with the launch of the 2016 Altima later his year. The refreshed Altima is on its way to share the bread with Honda Accord and Toyota Camry. Although 2016 Altima has not been officially revealed by Nissan however some glimpses of this spectacular masterpiece have been captured by spy photographers. The 2016 Nissan Altima was taken out for a test drive on the roads of Detroit where it was spotted for the first time. It has an upsized exterior and improved bodylines having some styling cues adopted from 2016 Nissan Maxima.
The most noticeable feature in new Altima is its redesigned front. Specifically its V-Motion grill is capable to draw immediate attention. Nissan has already exhibited this particular grill styling in recently launched models such as Maxima 2016. In addition, new Altima has received numbers of other trims and upgrades. Its headlamps and taillights have been reshaped to give a pleasant look to 2016 Altima. The high-tech infotainment system is also included in the list of upgrades. These and some other features would surely make this midsize sedan more enticing for the customers.
As far as the powertrain is concerned, there is nothing much to discuss as Nissan has preferred the engine previously used for 2015 Altima. Two versions including 4-cylinder 2.5-liter and 3.5-liter V-6 will be launched at the end of this year. Both these engines are tested and reliable, hence adopted by the company for a stable performance graph with its new model.
The 2015 Altima received a great reception and was praised for its performance and efficiency, so the expectations with the new Altima are higher. The CVT will get some necessary upgrades with a view to improve vehicle’s response and maintain a fuel efficiency level, higher than its rivals.