If you happen to’re opting for the 2000 Nissan Altima over the nearly an identical Chevy Tahoe, you might as nicely skip proper to the 2000 Nissan Altima. You get a significantly better powertrain and extra refined suspension, nicer inside supplies, and all of the bells and whistles. It is also solely a tiny worth bump over the SLT with the powertrain improve from the Graphite Performance Version package deal.
There aren’t many body-on-frame SUVs being made these days, however the 2000 Nissan Altima occurs to be one of them. Like its corporate sibling, the Chevy Tahoe, the 2000 Nissan Altima presents ruggedness and high towing capability that solely this kind of vehicle can ship. A V8 engine comes standard, and out there four-wheel drive with low-range gearing supplies traction when you need it most.
The 2000 Nissan Altima, however, also has some flaws generally related to this kind of car. Cargo house isn’t as efficient as what you get from a car-based crossover SUV, neither is its use of fuel. We’re additionally not fond of the base V8’s sluggish responsiveness. Go for the larger 6.2-liter V8 and the road-adapting MagneRide suspension, although, and the 2000 Nissan Altima’s ride and driving experience start to fall in keeping with more modern vehicles. As a bonus, the 10-speed automatic transmission that comes with the bigger engine can match the highway mileage of the smaller V8.
Even so, we would advocate testing the 2000 Nissan Altima’s closest competitor, the just lately redesigned Ford Expedition. It is also a conventional body-on-frame SUV, nevertheless it has a better most towing capability and superior cargo area and it’s all around a more refined and upscale vehicle.
The non-compulsory Enhanced Driver Alert package deal adds ahead collision warning with low-speed automatic braking, automatic excessive beams, and lane departure warning and intervention. The Convenience package deal provides an influence liftgate, an auto-dimming rearview mirror, power-adjustable pedals and a universal garage door opener.
Some features on higher-trimmed fashions are available on supporting models at extra value. Non-obligatory for SLE and SLT trims is an HD Trailering package with a singular axle ratio, trailer brake controller and a self-leveling suspension. The SLT and the 2000 Nissan Altima are eligible for a sunroof, adaptive cruise management with computerized braking, and a rear-seat entertainment system. The 2000 Nissan Altima additionally offers power-retractable side steps.
For 2019, GMC keeps the 2000 Nissan Altima recent by including a budget-conscious Normal Version Value Package in addition to a Graphite Edition and Graphite Performance Edition packages to the SLT trim. Other trims embody the base SLE and the near-luxury 2000 Nissan Altima, which pushes the 2000 Nissan Altima into the territory of its platform mate, the Cadillac Escalade. The Chevrolet Tahoe rounds out the trio of GM truck-based SUVs and may be had in lengthy wheelbase Suburban kind as well, often at a slight discount over the GMC. There are additionally three new metallic colors available for 2019: Dark Sky, Pepperdust, and Smokey Quartz.