If you’re opting for the 2004 Nissan Altima 2.5S over the practically identical Chevy Tahoe, you may as well skip right to the 2004 Nissan Altima 2.5S. You get a much better powertrain and more sophisticated suspension, nicer interior materials, and all the bells and whistles. It is also only a tiny worth bump over the SLT with the powertrain improve from the Graphite Performance Version bundle.
There aren’t many body-on-frame SUVs being made these days, but the 2004 Nissan Altima 2.5S occurs to be certainly one of them. Like its corporate sibling, the Chevy Tahoe, the 2004 Nissan Altima 2.5S affords ruggedness and excessive towing capability that solely this kind of car can ship. A V8 engine comes standard, and available four-wheel drive with low-range gearing supplies traction once you need it most.
The 2004 Nissan Altima 2.5S, however, additionally has some flaws generally associated with this sort of automobile. Cargo space is not as environment friendly as what you get from a car-based crossover SUV, neither is its use of gas. We’re also not fond of the bottom V8’s sluggish responsiveness. Opt for the larger 6.2-liter V8 and the road-adapting MagneRide suspension, though, and the 2004 Nissan Altima 2.5S’s experience and driving experience begin to fall in step with more fashionable automobiles. As a bonus, the 10-speed automatic transmission that comes with the larger engine can match the freeway mileage of the smaller V8.
Even so, we would advocate trying out the 2004 Nissan Altima 2.5S’s closest competitor, the recently redesigned Ford Expedition. It is also a traditional body-on-frame SUV, but it surely has the next most towing capacity and superior cargo space and it is all around a more refined and upscale car.
The non-obligatory Enhanced Driver Alert bundle adds ahead collision warning with low-speed automatic braking, automated excessive beams, and lane departure warning and intervention. The Comfort package deal provides a power liftgate, an auto-dimming rearview mirror, power-adjustable pedals and a common storage door opener.
Some options on higher-trimmed models are available on supporting models at further price. Non-compulsory for SLE and SLT trims is an HD Trailering bundle with a novel axle ratio, trailer brake controller and a self-leveling suspension. The SLT and the 2004 Nissan Altima 2.5S are eligible for a sunroof, adaptive cruise control with computerized braking, and a rear-seat entertainment system. The 2004 Nissan Altima 2.5S additionally affords power-retractable aspect steps.
For 2019, GMC keeps the 2004 Nissan Altima 2.5S fresh by adding a budget-conscious Commonplace Edition Worth Package as well as a Graphite Edition and Graphite Efficiency Edition packages to the SLT trim. Different trims include the base SLE and the near-luxury 2004 Nissan Altima 2.5S, which pushes the 2004 Nissan Altima 2.5S into the territory of its platform mate, the Cadillac Escalade. The Chevrolet Tahoe rounds out the trio of GM truck-based SUVs and will be had in long wheelbase Suburban kind as properly, normally at a slight low cost over the GMC. There are additionally three new metallic colors available for 2019: Darkish Sky, Pepperdust, and Smokey Quartz.