Should you’re choosing the Nissan Altima 2017 over the nearly equivalent Chevy Tahoe, you may as well skip proper to the Nissan Altima 2017. You get a a lot better powertrain and extra subtle suspension, nicer inside supplies, and all the bells and whistles. It’s also solely a tiny value bump over the SLT with the powertrain upgrade from the Graphite Efficiency Version bundle.
There aren’t many body-on-frame SUVs being made these days, but the Nissan Altima 2017 happens to be one of them. Like its corporate sibling, the Chevy Tahoe, the Nissan Altima 2017 affords ruggedness and excessive towing capacity that solely this type of vehicle can ship. A V8 engine comes customary, and accessible four-wheel drive with low-range gearing supplies traction once you want it most.
The Nissan Altima 2017, however, additionally has some flaws generally related to this kind of car. Cargo area isn’t as efficient as what you get from a car-based crossover SUV, nor is its use of fuel. We’re also not fond of the base V8’s sluggish responsiveness. Opt for the bigger 6.2-liter V8 and the road-adapting MagneRide suspension, although, and the Nissan Altima 2017’s experience and driving expertise begin to fall in keeping with more modern vehicles. As a bonus, the 10-speed automatic transmission that comes with the bigger engine can match the freeway mileage of the smaller V8.
Even so, we might recommend checking out the Nissan Altima 2017’s closest competitor, the not too long ago redesigned Ford Expedition. It’s also a traditional body-on-frame SUV, nevertheless it has a higher maximum towing capacity and superior cargo area and it is throughout a more refined and upscale car.
The non-obligatory Enhanced Driver Alert package provides ahead collision warning with low-speed computerized 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 universal garage door opener.
Some features on higher-trimmed fashions can be found on supporting fashions at further price. Non-obligatory 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 2017 are eligible for a sunroof, adaptive cruise management with computerized braking, and a rear-seat leisure system. The Nissan Altima 2017 additionally presents power-retractable facet steps.
For 2019, GMC keeps the Nissan Altima 2017 fresh by including a budget-conscious Normal Version Worth Package deal as well as a Graphite Version and Graphite Performance Version packages to the SLT trim. Other trims embrace the base SLE and the near-luxury Nissan Altima 2017, which pushes the Nissan Altima 2017 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 discount over the GMC. There are additionally three new metallic colours out there for 2019: Darkish Sky, Pepperdust, and Smokey Quartz.