If you happen to’re opting for the 2014 Nissan Altima over the nearly identical Chevy Tahoe, you would possibly as properly skip right to the 2014 Nissan Altima. You get a significantly better powertrain and extra subtle suspension, nicer interior materials, and all of the bells and whistles. It’s also solely a tiny value bump over the SLT with the powertrain improve from the Graphite Performance Version package.
There aren’t many body-on-frame SUVs being made nowadays, however the 2014 Nissan Altima occurs to be one in all them. Like its company sibling, the Chevy Tahoe, the 2014 Nissan Altima affords ruggedness and high towing capacity that solely this type of automobile can deliver. A V8 engine comes commonplace, and out there four-wheel drive with low-range gearing offers traction if you want it most.
The 2014 Nissan Altima, however, additionally has some flaws commonly related to this sort of automobile. Cargo house isn’t as efficient as what you get from a car-based crossover SUV, nor is its use of gasoline. We’re additionally not fond of the base V8’s sluggish responsiveness. Go for the bigger 6.2-liter V8 and the road-adapting MagneRide suspension, although, and the 2014 Nissan Altima’s trip and driving expertise begin to fall consistent with extra fashionable autos. As a bonus, the 10-speed automated transmission that comes with the larger engine can match the freeway mileage of the smaller V8.
Even so, we might suggest testing the 2014 Nissan Altima’s closest competitor, the not too long ago redesigned Ford Expedition. It is also a traditional body-on-frame SUV, however it has a higher maximum towing capacity and superior cargo area and it is throughout a more refined and upscale vehicle.
The optional Enhanced Driver Alert package deal adds forward collision warning with low-speed automatic braking, automatic excessive beams, and lane departure warning and intervention. The Comfort package adds a power liftgate, an auto-dimming rearview mirror, power-adjustable pedals and a common garage door opener.
Some options on higher-trimmed fashions can be found on supporting models at additional price. Optionally available 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 2014 Nissan Altima are eligible for a sunroof, adaptive cruise control with automated braking, and a rear-seat entertainment system. The 2014 Nissan Altima additionally presents power-retractable aspect steps.
For 2019, GMC retains the 2014 Nissan Altima contemporary by including a budget-conscious Normal Edition Worth Bundle as well as a Graphite Edition and Graphite Performance Edition packages to the SLT trim. Different trims embrace the bottom SLE and the near-luxury 2014 Nissan Altima, which pushes the 2014 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 will be had in long wheelbase Suburban type as well, usually at a slight low cost over the GMC. There are also three new metallic colours available for 2019: Dark Sky, Pepperdust, and Smokey Quartz.