In case you’re opting for the Nissan Altima 2012 Coupe over the nearly an identical Chevy Tahoe, you might as nicely skip proper to the Nissan Altima 2012 Coupe. You get a significantly better powertrain and more sophisticated suspension, nicer inside supplies, and all of the bells and whistles. It’s also only a tiny price bump over the SLT with the powertrain upgrade from the Graphite Efficiency Edition package deal.
There aren’t many body-on-frame SUVs being made these days, but the Nissan Altima 2012 Coupe occurs to be one among them. Like its company sibling, the Chevy Tahoe, the Nissan Altima 2012 Coupe affords ruggedness and excessive towing capacity that only this sort of automobile can deliver. A V8 engine comes customary, and accessible four-wheel drive with low-range gearing supplies traction once you want it most.
The Nissan Altima 2012 Coupe, however, also has some flaws generally related to this type of car. Cargo house is not as environment friendly as what you get from a car-based crossover SUV, nor is its use of gasoline. We’re additionally not fond of the bottom V8’s sluggish responsiveness. Go for the bigger 6.2-liter V8 and the road-adapting MagneRide suspension, though, and the Nissan Altima 2012 Coupe’s experience and driving experience begin to fall in keeping with extra modern vehicles. As a bonus, the 10-speed automated transmission that comes with the larger engine can match the highway mileage of the smaller V8.
Even so, we would suggest checking out the Nissan Altima 2012 Coupe’s closest competitor, the lately redesigned Ford Expedition. It is also a conventional body-on-frame SUV, however it has the next maximum towing capacity and superior cargo space and it’s throughout a extra refined and upscale car.
The non-obligatory Enhanced Driver Alert bundle adds ahead collision warning with low-speed automated braking, computerized high beams, and lane departure warning and intervention. The Convenience package provides an influence liftgate, an auto-dimming rearview mirror, power-adjustable pedals and a universal storage door opener.
Some options on higher-trimmed models can be found on supporting models at extra value. Elective for SLE and SLT trims is an HD Trailering package with a singular axle ratio, trailer brake controller and a self-leveling suspension. The SLT and the Nissan Altima 2012 Coupe are eligible for a sunroof, adaptive cruise control with automated braking, and a rear-seat leisure system. The Nissan Altima 2012 Coupe additionally offers power-retractable facet steps.
For 2019, GMC retains the Nissan Altima 2012 Coupe recent by including a budget-conscious Customary Version Value Package in addition to a Graphite Version and Graphite Performance Version packages to the SLT trim. Other trims embody the bottom SLE and the near-luxury Nissan Altima 2012 Coupe, which pushes the Nissan Altima 2012 Coupe 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 form as well, often at a slight low cost over the GMC. There are additionally three new metallic colours out there for 2019: Darkish Sky, Pepperdust, and Smokey Quartz.