In the event you’re choosing the Nissan 2015 Altima over the nearly equivalent Chevy Tahoe, you would possibly as nicely skip right to the Nissan 2015 Altima. You get a a lot better powertrain and more subtle suspension, nicer inside supplies, and all the bells and whistles. It’s also solely a tiny worth bump over the SLT with the powertrain improve from the Graphite Efficiency Version bundle.
There aren’t many body-on-frame SUVs being made these days, but the Nissan 2015 Altima occurs to be one among them. Like its company sibling, the Chevy Tahoe, the Nissan 2015 Altima gives ruggedness and excessive towing capacity that only this kind of car can ship. A V8 engine comes normal, and out there four-wheel drive with low-range gearing provides traction once you want it most.
The Nissan 2015 Altima, however, also has some flaws commonly associated with this sort of automobile. Cargo house is not as environment friendly as what you get from a car-based crossover SUV, neither is its use of fuel. We’re also not keen on the base V8’s sluggish responsiveness. Opt for the larger 6.2-liter V8 and the road-adapting MagneRide suspension, though, and the Nissan 2015 Altima’s ride and driving experience start to fall in line with extra trendy 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 advocate checking out the Nissan 2015 Altima’s closest competitor, the lately redesigned Ford Expedition. It’s also a conventional body-on-frame SUV, however it has a better most towing capability and superior cargo space and it’s throughout a more refined and upscale car.
The non-obligatory Enhanced Driver Alert bundle provides forward collision warning with low-speed automatic braking, automated high beams, and lane departure warning and intervention. The Comfort package adds an influence liftgate, an auto-dimming rearview mirror, power-adjustable pedals and a universal storage door opener.
Some options on higher-trimmed fashions are available on supporting models at extra cost. Optional for SLE and SLT trims is an HD Trailering package with a novel axle ratio, trailer brake controller and a self-leveling suspension. The SLT and the Nissan 2015 Altima are eligible for a sunroof, adaptive cruise control with computerized braking, and a rear-seat leisure system. The Nissan 2015 Altima also presents power-retractable side steps.
For 2019, GMC keeps the Nissan 2015 Altima contemporary by including a budget-conscious Normal Version Value Bundle in addition to a Graphite Version and Graphite Performance Edition packages to the SLT trim. Different trims embrace the base SLE and the near-luxury Nissan 2015 Altima, which pushes the Nissan 2015 Altima 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 type as well, often at a slight low cost over the GMC. There are additionally three new metallic colors available for 2019: Dark Sky, Pepperdust, and Smokey Quartz.