In case you’re choosing the 2016 Nissan Altima over the nearly similar Chevy Tahoe, you may as effectively skip right to the 2016 Nissan Altima. You get a much better powertrain and extra refined suspension, nicer inside supplies, and all the bells and whistles. It is also only a tiny price bump over the SLT with the powertrain improve from the Graphite Performance Edition package.
There aren’t many body-on-frame SUVs being made lately, however the 2016 Nissan Altima occurs to be one among them. Like its corporate sibling, the Chevy Tahoe, the 2016 Nissan Altima affords ruggedness and high towing capacity that solely this type of car can deliver. A V8 engine comes customary, and obtainable four-wheel drive with low-range gearing supplies traction once you want it most.
The 2016 Nissan Altima, nonetheless, additionally has some flaws generally associated with this type of vehicle. Cargo area isn’t as efficient as what you get from a car-based crossover SUV, neither is its use of gas. We’re also not keen on the bottom V8’s sluggish responsiveness. Opt for the larger 6.2-liter V8 and the road-adapting MagneRide suspension, though, and the 2016 Nissan Altima’s journey and driving expertise start to fall in step with more modern automobiles. As a bonus, the 10-speed automated transmission that comes with the bigger engine can match the highway mileage of the smaller V8.
Even so, we’d recommend trying out the 2016 Nissan Altima’s closest competitor, the just lately redesigned Ford Expedition. It’s also a traditional body-on-frame SUV, but it has a better maximum towing capacity and superior cargo space and it is all around a more refined and upscale car.
The non-obligatory Enhanced Driver Alert bundle provides ahead collision warning with low-speed automated braking, computerized high beams, and lane departure warning and intervention. The Convenience bundle adds an influence liftgate, an auto-dimming rearview mirror, power-adjustable pedals and a universal garage door opener.
Some options on higher-trimmed models are available on supporting models at additional cost. Optional for SLE and SLT trims is an HD Trailering package with a singular axle ratio, trailer brake controller and a self-leveling suspension. The SLT and the 2016 Nissan Altima are eligible for a sunroof, adaptive cruise management with automated braking, and a rear-seat entertainment system. The 2016 Nissan Altima also offers power-retractable facet steps.
For 2019, GMC keeps the 2016 Nissan Altima contemporary by adding a budget-conscious Customary Version Worth Package in addition to a Graphite Version and Graphite Efficiency Edition packages to the SLT trim. Other trims embrace the base SLE and the near-luxury 2016 Nissan Altima, which pushes the 2016 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 long wheelbase Suburban type as nicely, often at a slight discount over the GMC. There are additionally three new metallic colours obtainable for 2019: Darkish Sky, Pepperdust, and Smokey Quartz.