If you happen to’re opting for the 2012 Nissan Altima Black over the almost equivalent Chevy Tahoe, you would possibly as effectively skip right to the 2012 Nissan Altima Black. You get a a lot 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 Efficiency Edition bundle.
There aren’t many body-on-frame SUVs being made nowadays, however the 2012 Nissan Altima Black occurs to be considered one of them. Like its corporate sibling, the Chevy Tahoe, the 2012 Nissan Altima Black gives ruggedness and high towing capability that solely this type of automobile can deliver. A V8 engine comes commonplace, and available four-wheel drive with low-range gearing provides traction when you want it most.
The 2012 Nissan Altima Black, however, also has some flaws commonly associated with this sort of automobile. Cargo space is not as environment friendly as what you get from a car-based crossover SUV, nor is its use of gasoline. We’re additionally not fond of the bottom V8’s sluggish responsiveness. Go for the larger 6.2-liter V8 and the road-adapting MagneRide suspension, although, and the 2012 Nissan Altima Black’s ride and driving experience start to fall in step with extra trendy automobiles. As a bonus, the 10-speed automatic transmission that comes with the bigger engine can match the highway mileage of the smaller V8.
Even so, we would recommend checking out the 2012 Nissan Altima Black’s closest competitor, the not too long ago redesigned Ford Expedition. It is also a conventional body-on-frame SUV, however it has a higher maximum towing capacity and superior cargo area and it is all around a extra refined and upscale automobile.
The non-compulsory Enhanced Driver Alert package provides forward collision warning with low-speed automatic braking, automated high beams, and lane departure warning and intervention. The Comfort package deal adds a power liftgate, an auto-dimming rearview mirror, power-adjustable pedals and a common storage door opener.
Some features on higher-trimmed fashions can be found on supporting fashions at extra value. Elective for SLE and SLT trims is an HD Trailering bundle with a singular axle ratio, trailer brake controller and a self-leveling suspension. The SLT and the 2012 Nissan Altima Black are eligible for a sunroof, adaptive cruise control with computerized braking, and a rear-seat entertainment system. The 2012 Nissan Altima Black additionally affords power-retractable aspect steps.
For 2019, GMC keeps the 2012 Nissan Altima Black recent by including a budget-conscious Customary Version Value Package as well as a Graphite Version and Graphite Performance Version packages to the SLT trim. Different trims embrace the bottom SLE and the near-luxury 2012 Nissan Altima Black, which pushes the 2012 Nissan Altima Black into the territory of its platform mate, the Cadillac Escalade. The Chevrolet Tahoe rounds out the trio of GM truck-based SUVs and might be had in long wheelbase Suburban kind as effectively, often at a slight discount over the GMC. There are also three new metallic colors out there for 2019: Dark Sky, Pepperdust, and Smokey Quartz.