For those who’re choosing the 2017 Nissan Altima Coupe over the almost similar Chevy Tahoe, you may as properly skip right to the 2017 Nissan Altima Coupe. You get a much better powertrain and extra refined suspension, nicer inside supplies, and all the bells and whistles. It’s also solely a tiny value bump over the SLT with the powertrain upgrade from the Graphite Performance Version bundle.
There aren’t many body-on-frame SUVs being made as of late, however the 2017 Nissan Altima Coupe happens to be one in every of them. Like its corporate sibling, the Chevy Tahoe, the 2017 Nissan Altima Coupe gives ruggedness and excessive towing capability that solely this type of vehicle can ship. A V8 engine comes commonplace, and accessible four-wheel drive with low-range gearing offers traction while you want it most.
The 2017 Nissan Altima Coupe, nonetheless, additionally has some flaws generally related to this kind of vehicle. Cargo area is not as environment friendly as what you get from a car-based crossover SUV, neither is its use of gas. We’re also not fond of the base V8’s sluggish responsiveness. Go for the larger 6.2-liter V8 and the road-adapting MagneRide suspension, though, and the 2017 Nissan Altima Coupe’s ride and driving experience begin 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 would advocate checking out the 2017 Nissan Altima Coupe’s closest competitor, the lately redesigned Ford Expedition. It’s also a traditional body-on-frame SUV, nevertheless it has a higher maximum towing capacity and superior cargo space and it’s throughout a more refined and upscale vehicle.
The non-obligatory Enhanced Driver Alert bundle adds forward collision warning with low-speed automated braking, automatic high 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 options on higher-trimmed fashions are available on supporting models at further value. 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 2017 Nissan Altima Coupe are eligible for a sunroof, adaptive cruise control with computerized braking, and a rear-seat leisure system. The 2017 Nissan Altima Coupe also offers power-retractable side steps.
For 2019, GMC retains the 2017 Nissan Altima Coupe contemporary by including a budget-conscious Normal Edition Value Bundle as well as a Graphite Edition and Graphite Performance Edition packages to the SLT trim. Different trims embody the base SLE and the near-luxury 2017 Nissan Altima Coupe, which pushes the 2017 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 will be had in lengthy wheelbase Suburban form as nicely, normally at a slight discount over the GMC. There are also three new metallic colours available for 2019: Dark Sky, Pepperdust, and Smokey Quartz.