If you’re choosing the Nissan Altima 2001 over the almost an identical Chevy Tahoe, you may as properly skip right to the Nissan Altima 2001. You get a much better powertrain and extra 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 upgrade from the Graphite Performance Edition package deal.
There aren’t many body-on-frame SUVs being made lately, however the Nissan Altima 2001 happens to be one of them. Like its company sibling, the Chevy Tahoe, the Nissan Altima 2001 presents ruggedness and excessive towing capacity that only this kind of car can deliver. A V8 engine comes customary, and out there four-wheel drive with low-range gearing offers traction if you want it most.
The Nissan Altima 2001, nonetheless, also has some flaws generally related to this type of car. Cargo space is not as efficient as what you get from a car-based crossover SUV, neither is its use of fuel. We’re additionally not fond of the base V8’s sluggish responsiveness. Opt for the larger 6.2-liter V8 and the road-adapting MagneRide suspension, though, and the Nissan Altima 2001’s ride and driving experience start to fall in keeping with extra trendy vehicles. As a bonus, the 10-speed automatic transmission that comes with the larger engine can match the highway mileage of the smaller V8.
Even so, we might recommend testing the Nissan Altima 2001’s closest competitor, the not too long ago redesigned Ford Expedition. It’s also a conventional body-on-frame SUV, but it surely has a higher most towing capacity and superior cargo area and it is throughout a more refined and upscale automobile.
The optionally available Enhanced Driver Alert package deal adds forward collision warning with low-speed automated braking, automated 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 garage door opener.
Some options on higher-trimmed models can be found on supporting models at extra 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 Nissan Altima 2001 are eligible for a sunroof, adaptive cruise control with computerized braking, and a rear-seat entertainment system. The Nissan Altima 2001 also provides power-retractable aspect steps.
For 2019, GMC keeps the Nissan Altima 2001 contemporary by adding a budget-conscious Commonplace Version Value Bundle as well as a Graphite Edition and Graphite Efficiency Edition packages to the SLT trim. Other trims embody the bottom SLE and the near-luxury Nissan Altima 2001, which pushes the Nissan Altima 2001 into the territory of its platform mate, the Cadillac Escalade. The Chevrolet Tahoe rounds out the trio of GM truck-based SUVs and can be had in lengthy wheelbase Suburban kind as properly, often at a slight discount over the GMC. There are additionally three new metallic colours accessible for 2019: Darkish Sky, Pepperdust, and Smokey Quartz.