Should you’re opting for the Nissan Altima 2013 over the nearly identical Chevy Tahoe, you would possibly as well skip right to the Nissan Altima 2013. You get a significantly better powertrain and more refined suspension, nicer interior materials, and all of 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 deal.
There aren’t many body-on-frame SUVs being made as of late, but the Nissan Altima 2013 occurs to be one among them. Like its company sibling, the Chevy Tahoe, the Nissan Altima 2013 provides ruggedness and excessive towing capacity that solely this sort of car can ship. A V8 engine comes standard, and accessible four-wheel drive with low-range gearing provides traction whenever you need it most.
The Nissan Altima 2013, nonetheless, also has some flaws generally associated with this sort of car. Cargo area 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 fond of the base V8’s sluggish responsiveness. Go for the larger 6.2-liter V8 and the road-adapting MagneRide suspension, though, and the Nissan Altima 2013’s journey and driving experience start to fall consistent with extra fashionable vehicles. As a bonus, the 10-speed automatic transmission that comes with the larger engine can match the freeway mileage of the smaller V8.
Even so, we might suggest trying out the Nissan Altima 2013’s closest competitor, the lately redesigned Ford Expedition. It is also a standard body-on-frame SUV, but it has the next most towing capability and superior cargo house and it’s throughout a extra refined and upscale car.
The non-obligatory Enhanced Driver Alert package adds ahead collision warning with low-speed computerized 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 universal garage door opener.
Some features on higher-trimmed fashions are available on supporting models at extra value. Elective for SLE and SLT trims is an HD Trailering package deal with a unique axle ratio, trailer brake controller and a self-leveling suspension. The SLT and the Nissan Altima 2013 are eligible for a sunroof, adaptive cruise control with automated braking, and a rear-seat entertainment system. The Nissan Altima 2013 also gives power-retractable side steps.
For 2019, GMC keeps the Nissan Altima 2013 fresh by adding a budget-conscious Customary Edition Value Package in addition to a Graphite Version and Graphite Performance Edition packages to the SLT trim. Other trims embrace the base SLE and the near-luxury Nissan Altima 2013, which pushes the Nissan Altima 2013 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 long wheelbase Suburban type as well, normally at a slight low cost over the GMC. There are additionally three new metallic colours accessible for 2019: Darkish Sky, Pepperdust, and Smokey Quartz.