In the event you’re choosing the 2010 Nissan Altima over the practically equivalent Chevy Tahoe, you may as effectively skip right to the 2010 Nissan Altima. You get a much better powertrain and extra refined suspension, nicer inside materials, and all the bells and whistles. It’s also only a tiny value bump over the SLT with the powertrain improve from the Graphite Performance Edition bundle.
There aren’t many body-on-frame SUVs being made lately, but the 2010 Nissan Altima happens to be one in every of them. Like its corporate sibling, the Chevy Tahoe, the 2010 Nissan Altima provides ruggedness and high towing capacity that only this type of automobile can deliver. A V8 engine comes commonplace, and out there four-wheel drive with low-range gearing supplies traction if you want it most.
The 2010 Nissan Altima, nonetheless, additionally has some flaws commonly associated with this sort 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 also not fond of the bottom V8’s sluggish responsiveness. Go for the larger 6.2-liter V8 and the road-adapting MagneRide suspension, though, and the 2010 Nissan Altima’s journey and driving experience start to fall in line with more fashionable automobiles. As a bonus, the 10-speed computerized transmission that comes with the larger engine can match the freeway mileage of the smaller V8.
Even so, we’d advocate trying out the 2010 Nissan Altima’s closest competitor, the just lately redesigned Ford Expedition. It is also a traditional body-on-frame SUV, but it has a higher maximum towing capability and superior cargo area and it is throughout a extra refined and upscale car.
The non-obligatory Enhanced Driver Alert package adds forward collision warning with low-speed automatic braking, automated high beams, and lane departure warning and intervention. The Comfort package deal adds an influence liftgate, an auto-dimming rearview mirror, power-adjustable pedals and a common garage door opener.
Some features on higher-trimmed models can be found on supporting fashions at further value. Elective for SLE and SLT trims is an HD Trailering package deal with a unique axle ratio, trailer brake controller and a self-leveling suspension. The SLT and the 2010 Nissan Altima are eligible for a sunroof, adaptive cruise management with automatic braking, and a rear-seat entertainment system. The 2010 Nissan Altima also provides power-retractable facet steps.
For 2019, GMC keeps the 2010 Nissan Altima fresh by adding a budget-conscious Normal Edition Value Package as well as 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, which pushes the 2010 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 can be had in lengthy wheelbase Suburban type as well, usually at a slight discount over the GMC. There are additionally three new metallic colors obtainable for 2019: Darkish Sky, Pepperdust, and Smokey Quartz.