Should you’re choosing the Nissan Altima 2018 over the practically identical Chevy Tahoe, you might as effectively skip right to the Nissan Altima 2018. You get a significantly better powertrain and more refined suspension, nicer interior supplies, and all the bells and whistles. It’s also only a tiny worth bump over the SLT with the powertrain improve from the Graphite Efficiency Edition package.
There aren’t many body-on-frame SUVs being made today, however the Nissan Altima 2018 occurs to be considered one of them. Like its company sibling, the Chevy Tahoe, the Nissan Altima 2018 gives ruggedness and high towing capacity that only this kind of car can deliver. A V8 engine comes customary, and available four-wheel drive with low-range gearing provides traction once you want it most.
The Nissan Altima 2018, nevertheless, additionally has some flaws commonly related to this kind of vehicle. Cargo space 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. Opt for the bigger 6.2-liter V8 and the road-adapting MagneRide suspension, although, and the Nissan Altima 2018’s ride and driving experience start to fall consistent with more trendy automobiles. 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 recommend trying out the Nissan Altima 2018’s closest competitor, the lately redesigned Ford Expedition. It is also a conventional body-on-frame SUV, however it has a better maximum towing capacity and superior cargo house and it’s all around a extra refined and upscale automobile.
The non-compulsory Enhanced Driver Alert bundle adds ahead collision warning with low-speed automatic braking, automatic high beams, and lane departure warning and intervention. The Comfort bundle adds an influence liftgate, an auto-dimming rearview mirror, power-adjustable pedals and a universal storage door opener.
Some features on higher-trimmed fashions can be found on supporting fashions at additional value. Optional for SLE and SLT trims is an HD Trailering bundle with a unique axle ratio, trailer brake controller and a self-leveling suspension. The SLT and the Nissan Altima 2018 are eligible for a sunroof, adaptive cruise management with automatic braking, and a rear-seat entertainment system. The Nissan Altima 2018 also affords power-retractable aspect steps.
For 2019, GMC keeps the Nissan Altima 2018 fresh by including a budget-conscious Standard Edition Worth Bundle as well as a Graphite Version and Graphite Performance Version packages to the SLT trim. Different trims include the bottom SLE and the near-luxury Nissan Altima 2018, which pushes the Nissan Altima 2018 into the territory of its platform mate, the Cadillac Escalade. The Chevrolet Tahoe rounds out the trio of GM truck-based SUVs and might be had in long wheelbase Suburban form as properly, often at a slight discount over the GMC. There are additionally three new metallic colors obtainable for 2019: Darkish Sky, Pepperdust, and Smokey Quartz.