If you’re choosing the Grey Nissan Altima over the almost identical Chevy Tahoe, you might as effectively skip right to the Grey Nissan Altima. You get a much better powertrain and more subtle suspension, nicer interior materials, and all of the bells and whistles. It is also only a tiny price bump over the SLT with the powertrain upgrade from the Graphite Performance Version bundle.
There aren’t many body-on-frame SUVs being made nowadays, however the Grey Nissan Altima occurs to be certainly one of them. Like its corporate sibling, the Chevy Tahoe, the Grey Nissan Altima affords ruggedness and high towing capability that solely this kind of automobile can deliver. A V8 engine comes standard, and accessible four-wheel drive with low-range gearing offers traction while you want it most.
The Grey Nissan Altima, however, also has some flaws commonly related to this type of automobile. Cargo house is not as environment friendly as what you get from a car-based crossover SUV, neither is its use of gasoline. We’re also not keen on the base V8’s sluggish responsiveness. Go for the bigger 6.2-liter V8 and the road-adapting MagneRide suspension, although, and the Grey Nissan Altima’s experience and driving expertise begin to fall in line with more trendy automobiles. As a bonus, the 10-speed computerized transmission that comes with the bigger engine can match the freeway mileage of the smaller V8.
Even so, we’d advocate checking out the Grey Nissan Altima’s closest competitor, the recently redesigned Ford Expedition. It’s also a traditional body-on-frame SUV, however it has a higher most towing capacity and superior cargo space and it is throughout a extra refined and upscale vehicle.
The non-compulsory Enhanced Driver Alert package adds forward collision warning with low-speed computerized braking, automatic high beams, and lane departure warning and intervention. The Comfort bundle provides 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 fashions at further price. Elective for SLE and SLT trims is an HD Trailering bundle with a unique axle ratio, trailer brake controller and a self-leveling suspension. The SLT and the Grey Nissan Altima are eligible for a sunroof, adaptive cruise control with automatic braking, and a rear-seat entertainment system. The Grey Nissan Altima additionally gives power-retractable side steps.
For 2019, GMC retains the Grey Nissan Altima recent by adding a budget-conscious Commonplace Edition Worth Package as well as a Graphite Version and Graphite Performance Edition packages to the SLT trim. Different trims embody the base SLE and the near-luxury Grey Nissan Altima, which pushes the Grey 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 could be had in lengthy wheelbase Suburban form as effectively, usually at a slight low cost over the GMC. There are additionally three new metallic colors out there for 2019: Darkish Sky, Pepperdust, and Smokey Quartz.