If you happen to’re opting for the Nissan Altima Models over the nearly equivalent Chevy Tahoe, you would possibly as nicely skip right to the Nissan Altima Models. You get a much better powertrain and extra subtle suspension, nicer inside supplies, and all of the bells and whistles. It is also only a tiny value bump over the SLT with the powertrain upgrade from the Graphite Performance Version package.
There aren’t many body-on-frame SUVs being made today, but the Nissan Altima Models occurs to be one in every of them. Like its corporate sibling, the Chevy Tahoe, the Nissan Altima Models offers ruggedness and excessive towing capacity that solely this type of vehicle can ship. A V8 engine comes normal, and obtainable four-wheel drive with low-range gearing offers traction when you need it most.
The Nissan Altima Models, nonetheless, additionally has some flaws commonly associated with this type of vehicle. Cargo area isn’t as efficient as what you get from a car-based crossover SUV, neither is its use of fuel. We’re additionally not keen on the bottom V8’s sluggish responsiveness. Opt for the bigger 6.2-liter V8 and the road-adapting MagneRide suspension, though, and the Nissan Altima Models’s experience and driving experience start to fall in step with more trendy autos. 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 advocate testing the Nissan Altima Models’s closest competitor, the just lately redesigned Ford Expedition. It is also a standard body-on-frame SUV, however it has the next maximum towing capability and superior cargo space and it’s throughout a extra refined and upscale car.
The non-compulsory Enhanced Driver Alert bundle provides ahead collision warning with low-speed automated braking, computerized excessive beams, and lane departure warning and intervention. The Comfort package provides a power liftgate, an auto-dimming rearview mirror, power-adjustable pedals and a common garage door opener.
Some features on higher-trimmed models are available on supporting models at additional value. Optionally available for SLE and SLT trims is an HD Trailering bundle with a singular axle ratio, trailer brake controller and a self-leveling suspension. The SLT and the Nissan Altima Models are eligible for a sunroof, adaptive cruise management with automatic braking, and a rear-seat entertainment system. The Nissan Altima Models also provides power-retractable aspect steps.
For 2019, GMC keeps the Nissan Altima Models contemporary by including a budget-conscious Standard Edition Value Package deal as well as a Graphite Edition and Graphite Efficiency Edition packages to the SLT trim. Different trims embody the base SLE and the near-luxury Nissan Altima Models, which pushes the Nissan Altima Models 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 long wheelbase Suburban kind as nicely, usually at a slight discount over the GMC. There are also three new metallic colours out there for 2019: Dark Sky, Pepperdust, and Smokey Quartz.