For those who’re opting for the 2009 Nissan Altima Coupe over the almost equivalent Chevy Tahoe, you might as properly skip proper to the 2009 Nissan Altima Coupe. You get a much better powertrain and extra sophisticated suspension, nicer inside supplies, and all of the bells and whistles. It is also only a tiny worth bump over the SLT with the powertrain improve from the Graphite Performance Edition package.
There aren’t many body-on-frame SUVs being made as of late, however the 2009 Nissan Altima Coupe occurs to be one of them. Like its company sibling, the Chevy Tahoe, the 2009 Nissan Altima Coupe presents ruggedness and high towing capacity that solely this kind of vehicle can ship. A V8 engine comes normal, and obtainable four-wheel drive with low-range gearing gives traction once you want it most.
The 2009 Nissan Altima Coupe, nevertheless, also has some flaws generally related to this type of car. Cargo house isn’t as environment friendly as what you get from a car-based crossover SUV, neither is its use of gas. We’re additionally not keen on the bottom V8’s sluggish responsiveness. Go for the bigger 6.2-liter V8 and the road-adapting MagneRide suspension, though, and the 2009 Nissan Altima Coupe’s journey and driving experience start to fall consistent with extra modern vehicles. As a bonus, the 10-speed computerized transmission that comes with the larger engine can match the highway mileage of the smaller V8.
Even so, we might suggest testing the 2009 Nissan Altima Coupe’s closest competitor, the not too long ago redesigned Ford Expedition. It is also a standard body-on-frame SUV, however it has a higher most towing capability and superior cargo space and it’s throughout a extra refined and upscale car.
The elective Enhanced Driver Alert package deal adds forward collision warning with low-speed automated braking, automatic excessive beams, and lane departure warning and intervention. The Convenience package adds an influence liftgate, an auto-dimming rearview mirror, power-adjustable pedals and a universal garage door opener.
Some features on higher-trimmed models are available on supporting fashions at extra value. Optionally available for SLE and SLT trims is an HD Trailering bundle with a unique axle ratio, trailer brake controller and a self-leveling suspension. The SLT and the 2009 Nissan Altima Coupe are eligible for a sunroof, adaptive cruise control with automatic braking, and a rear-seat leisure system. The 2009 Nissan Altima Coupe additionally offers power-retractable aspect steps.
For 2019, GMC keeps the 2009 Nissan Altima Coupe contemporary by including a budget-conscious Standard Version Worth Package as well as a Graphite Version and Graphite Efficiency Edition packages to the SLT trim. Other trims embody the base SLE and the near-luxury 2009 Nissan Altima Coupe, which pushes the 2009 Nissan Altima Coupe 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 long wheelbase Suburban type as well, usually at a slight discount over the GMC. There are additionally three new metallic colors out there for 2019: Dark Sky, Pepperdust, and Smokey Quartz.