If you’re opting for the 2018 Nissan Altima Coupe over the nearly equivalent Chevy Tahoe, you might as well skip proper to the 2018 Nissan Altima Coupe. You get a a lot better powertrain and extra refined suspension, nicer interior materials, and all the bells and whistles. It’s also solely a tiny price bump over the SLT with the powertrain upgrade from the Graphite Efficiency Edition package.
There aren’t many body-on-frame SUVs being made as of late, but the 2018 Nissan Altima Coupe happens to be one of them. Like its corporate sibling, the Chevy Tahoe, the 2018 Nissan Altima Coupe gives ruggedness and excessive towing capability that only this kind of car can deliver. A V8 engine comes customary, and out there four-wheel drive with low-range gearing gives traction while you want it most.
The 2018 Nissan Altima Coupe, nevertheless, additionally has some flaws generally related to this sort of car. Cargo space isn’t as environment friendly as what you get from a car-based crossover SUV, nor is its use of gas. We’re also not fond of the bottom V8’s sluggish responsiveness. Opt for the bigger 6.2-liter V8 and the road-adapting MagneRide suspension, though, and the 2018 Nissan Altima Coupe’s experience and driving expertise start to fall consistent with more modern vehicles. As a bonus, the 10-speed automatic transmission that comes with the bigger engine can match the highway mileage of the smaller V8.
Even so, we would suggest trying out the 2018 Nissan Altima Coupe’s closest competitor, the not too long ago redesigned Ford Expedition. It’s also a standard body-on-frame SUV, but it has the next most towing capability and superior cargo space and it’s throughout a more refined and upscale vehicle.
The non-obligatory Enhanced Driver Alert package deal provides ahead collision warning with low-speed automated braking, computerized excessive beams, and lane departure warning and intervention. The Convenience package provides an influence liftgate, an auto-dimming rearview mirror, power-adjustable pedals and a common garage door opener.
Some options on higher-trimmed models can be found on supporting models at additional price. Optionally available for SLE and SLT trims is an HD Trailering package deal with a singular axle ratio, trailer brake controller and a self-leveling suspension. The SLT and the 2018 Nissan Altima Coupe are eligible for a sunroof, adaptive cruise control with computerized braking, and a rear-seat entertainment system. The 2018 Nissan Altima Coupe also offers power-retractable aspect steps.
For 2019, GMC keeps the 2018 Nissan Altima Coupe fresh by including a budget-conscious Normal Edition Worth Bundle as well as a Graphite Edition and Graphite Performance Version packages to the SLT trim. Different trims embrace the base SLE and the near-luxury 2018 Nissan Altima Coupe, which pushes the 2018 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 long wheelbase Suburban kind as properly, often at a slight low cost over the GMC. There are additionally three new metallic colors accessible for 2019: Darkish Sky, Pepperdust, and Smokey Quartz.