In the event you’re choosing the 2010 Nissan Altima S over the almost an identical Chevy Tahoe, you would possibly as effectively skip right to the 2010 Nissan Altima S. You get a a lot better powertrain and extra subtle suspension, nicer interior supplies, and all of the bells and whistles. It’s also only a tiny value bump over the SLT with the powertrain upgrade from the Graphite Performance Version package.
There aren’t many body-on-frame SUVs being made today, but the 2010 Nissan Altima S occurs to be one among them. Like its company sibling, the Chevy Tahoe, the 2010 Nissan Altima S provides ruggedness and high towing capability that solely this type of automobile can deliver. A V8 engine comes standard, and available four-wheel drive with low-range gearing offers traction while you want it most.
The 2010 Nissan Altima S, nonetheless, also has some flaws commonly related to this kind of car. Cargo house isn’t as efficient as what you get from a car-based crossover SUV, nor is its use of fuel. We’re additionally not fond of the bottom V8’s sluggish responsiveness. Go for the bigger 6.2-liter V8 and the road-adapting MagneRide suspension, though, and the 2010 Nissan Altima S’s ride and driving experience start to fall in keeping with more fashionable vehicles. As a bonus, the 10-speed automatic transmission that comes with the bigger engine can match the freeway mileage of the smaller V8.
Even so, we might advocate checking out the 2010 Nissan Altima S’s closest competitor, the just lately redesigned Ford Expedition. It is also a standard body-on-frame SUV, nevertheless it has a higher most towing capacity and superior cargo area and it is throughout a more refined and upscale automobile.
The non-compulsory Enhanced Driver Alert package provides forward collision warning with low-speed automatic braking, automatic excessive beams, and lane departure warning and intervention. The Convenience package provides a power liftgate, an auto-dimming rearview mirror, power-adjustable pedals and a universal storage door opener.
Some features on higher-trimmed models are available on supporting models at additional value. Non-obligatory for SLE and SLT trims is an HD Trailering package with a unique axle ratio, trailer brake controller and a self-leveling suspension. The SLT and the 2010 Nissan Altima S are eligible for a sunroof, adaptive cruise control with automated braking, and a rear-seat entertainment system. The 2010 Nissan Altima S also provides power-retractable side steps.
For 2019, GMC retains the 2010 Nissan Altima S recent by adding a budget-conscious Customary Version Worth Package deal in addition to a Graphite Edition and Graphite Efficiency Version packages to the SLT trim. Other trims embody the base SLE and the near-luxury 2010 Nissan Altima S, which pushes the 2010 Nissan Altima S 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 form as nicely, often at a slight discount over the GMC. There are additionally three new metallic colors out there for 2019: Dark Sky, Pepperdust, and Smokey Quartz.