Should you’re opting for the 2006 Nissan Altima Custom over the nearly identical Chevy Tahoe, you might as properly skip proper to the 2006 Nissan Altima Custom. You get a much better powertrain and extra subtle suspension, nicer interior materials, and all the bells and whistles. It’s also only a tiny price bump over the SLT with the powertrain improve from the Graphite Performance Edition bundle.
There aren’t many body-on-frame SUVs being made nowadays, however the 2006 Nissan Altima Custom happens to be one among them. Like its company sibling, the Chevy Tahoe, the 2006 Nissan Altima Custom offers ruggedness and excessive towing capacity that solely this sort of vehicle can deliver. A V8 engine comes normal, and obtainable four-wheel drive with low-range gearing gives traction once you need it most.
The 2006 Nissan Altima Custom, however, also has some flaws commonly associated with this kind of car. Cargo area isn’t as efficient as what you get from a car-based crossover SUV, neither is its use of gas. We’re also not keen on the base V8’s sluggish responsiveness. Opt for the bigger 6.2-liter V8 and the road-adapting MagneRide suspension, though, and the 2006 Nissan Altima Custom’s journey and driving experience begin to fall in keeping with extra 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’d recommend trying out the 2006 Nissan Altima Custom’s closest competitor, the just lately redesigned Ford Expedition. It is also a standard body-on-frame SUV, but it surely has a better most towing capacity and superior cargo house and it is all around a extra refined and upscale vehicle.
The non-obligatory Enhanced Driver Alert bundle adds forward collision warning with low-speed automatic braking, computerized excessive beams, and lane departure warning and intervention. The Comfort package adds a power liftgate, an auto-dimming rearview mirror, power-adjustable pedals and a common storage door opener.
Some features on higher-trimmed fashions are available on supporting models at extra cost. Optional 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 2006 Nissan Altima Custom are eligible for a sunroof, adaptive cruise control with computerized braking, and a rear-seat leisure system. The 2006 Nissan Altima Custom also provides power-retractable aspect steps.
For 2019, GMC retains the 2006 Nissan Altima Custom contemporary by including a budget-conscious Commonplace Version Worth Bundle in addition to a Graphite Version and Graphite Efficiency Edition packages to the SLT trim. Different trims embrace the base SLE and the near-luxury 2006 Nissan Altima Custom, which pushes the 2006 Nissan Altima Custom into the territory of its platform mate, the Cadillac Escalade. The Chevrolet Tahoe rounds out the trio of GM truck-based SUVs and can be had in lengthy wheelbase Suburban kind as nicely, often at a slight discount over the GMC. There are also three new metallic colours accessible for 2019: Dark Sky, Pepperdust, and Smokey Quartz.