For those who’re opting for the 2012 Nissan Altima Coupe over the practically identical Chevy Tahoe, you would possibly as effectively skip right to the 2012 Nissan Altima Coupe. You get a significantly better powertrain and more refined suspension, nicer inside materials, and all of the bells and whistles. It is also solely a tiny price bump over the SLT with the powertrain upgrade from the Graphite Efficiency Version package deal.
There aren’t many body-on-frame SUVs being made lately, but the 2012 Nissan Altima Coupe happens to be certainly one of them. Like its corporate sibling, the Chevy Tahoe, the 2012 Nissan Altima Coupe offers ruggedness and high towing capability that solely this sort of automobile can deliver. A V8 engine comes normal, and available four-wheel drive with low-range gearing offers traction whenever you want it most.
The 2012 Nissan Altima Coupe, however, additionally 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 also not keen on the bottom V8’s sluggish responsiveness. Go for the bigger 6.2-liter V8 and the road-adapting MagneRide suspension, although, and the 2012 Nissan Altima Coupe’s journey and driving experience begin to fall in keeping with more fashionable autos. As a bonus, the 10-speed computerized transmission that comes with the bigger engine can match the highway mileage of the smaller V8.
Even so, we might advocate checking out the 2012 Nissan Altima Coupe’s closest competitor, the just lately redesigned Ford Expedition. It is also a conventional body-on-frame SUV, but it surely has a better maximum towing capability and superior cargo area and it is all around a extra refined and upscale vehicle.
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 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 models at additional cost. Non-obligatory for SLE and SLT trims is an HD Trailering bundle with a novel axle ratio, trailer brake controller and a self-leveling suspension. The SLT and the 2012 Nissan Altima Coupe are eligible for a sunroof, adaptive cruise management with computerized braking, and a rear-seat entertainment system. The 2012 Nissan Altima Coupe additionally provides power-retractable side steps.
For 2019, GMC keeps the 2012 Nissan Altima Coupe recent by adding a budget-conscious Commonplace Version Worth Package in addition to a Graphite Edition and Graphite Efficiency Version packages to the SLT trim. Different trims embody the bottom SLE and the near-luxury 2012 Nissan Altima Coupe, which pushes the 2012 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 could be had in long wheelbase Suburban kind as properly, usually at a slight discount over the GMC. There are additionally three new metallic colors accessible for 2019: Darkish Sky, Pepperdust, and Smokey Quartz.