When you’re opting for the 2017 Nissan Altima 2.5 over the almost similar Chevy Tahoe, you would possibly as properly skip proper to the 2017 Nissan Altima 2.5. You get a much better powertrain and more subtle suspension, nicer interior supplies, and all the bells and whistles. It is also solely a tiny value bump over the SLT with the powertrain upgrade from the Graphite Performance Version package.
There aren’t many body-on-frame SUVs being made these days, however the 2017 Nissan Altima 2.5 happens to be one in all them. Like its corporate sibling, the Chevy Tahoe, the 2017 Nissan Altima 2.5 gives ruggedness and high towing capability that only this type of automobile can deliver. A V8 engine comes commonplace, and available four-wheel drive with low-range gearing gives traction when you need it most.
The 2017 Nissan Altima 2.5, however, also has some flaws commonly related to this sort of car. Cargo space 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 base V8’s sluggish responsiveness. Opt for the larger 6.2-liter V8 and the road-adapting MagneRide suspension, although, and the 2017 Nissan Altima 2.5’s journey and driving expertise start to fall in keeping with extra fashionable automobiles. 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 recommend trying out the 2017 Nissan Altima 2.5’s closest competitor, the just lately redesigned Ford Expedition. It is also a conventional body-on-frame SUV, but it has a better maximum towing capability and superior cargo area and it is throughout a extra refined and upscale vehicle.
The non-compulsory Enhanced Driver Alert package deal adds ahead collision warning with low-speed computerized braking, computerized excessive beams, and lane departure warning and intervention. The Convenience package adds an influence liftgate, an auto-dimming rearview mirror, power-adjustable pedals and a common storage door opener.
Some options on higher-trimmed fashions can be found on supporting models at further cost. Elective 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 2017 Nissan Altima 2.5 are eligible for a sunroof, adaptive cruise control with computerized braking, and a rear-seat entertainment system. The 2017 Nissan Altima 2.5 also gives power-retractable side steps.
For 2019, GMC keeps the 2017 Nissan Altima 2.5 contemporary by adding a budget-conscious Commonplace Version Worth Package as well as a Graphite Edition and Graphite Efficiency Edition packages to the SLT trim. Different trims embody the base SLE and the near-luxury 2017 Nissan Altima 2.5, which pushes the 2017 Nissan Altima 2.5 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 lengthy wheelbase Suburban kind as effectively, normally at a slight low cost over the GMC. There are additionally three new metallic colors obtainable for 2019: Dark Sky, Pepperdust, and Smokey Quartz.