If you’re choosing the Nissan Altima S 2013 over the almost equivalent Chevy Tahoe, you would possibly as well skip proper to the Nissan Altima S 2013. You get a significantly better powertrain and extra sophisticated suspension, nicer inside supplies, and all the bells and whistles. It is also solely a tiny value bump over the SLT with the powertrain improve from the Graphite Performance Edition package deal.
There aren’t many body-on-frame SUVs being made lately, but the Nissan Altima S 2013 occurs to be one among them. Like its corporate sibling, the Chevy Tahoe, the Nissan Altima S 2013 provides ruggedness and excessive towing capacity that only this kind of car can deliver. A V8 engine comes normal, and available four-wheel drive with low-range gearing offers traction once you want it most.
The Nissan Altima S 2013, however, additionally has some flaws commonly related to this type of car. Cargo space is not as efficient as what you get from a car-based crossover SUV, neither is its use of gas. We’re additionally not keen on the base V8’s sluggish responsiveness. Go for the bigger 6.2-liter V8 and the road-adapting MagneRide suspension, though, and the Nissan Altima S 2013’s trip and driving expertise begin to fall in keeping with extra trendy automobiles. 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 recommend testing the Nissan Altima S 2013’s closest competitor, the lately redesigned Ford Expedition. It’s also a standard body-on-frame SUV, but it has the next most towing capacity and superior cargo house and it’s throughout a extra refined and upscale car.
The optionally available Enhanced Driver Alert package deal provides forward collision warning with low-speed automatic braking, computerized high beams, and lane departure warning and intervention. The Convenience package provides a power liftgate, an auto-dimming rearview mirror, power-adjustable pedals and a universal garage door opener.
Some features on higher-trimmed models can be found on supporting models at additional value. Optional 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 S 2013 are eligible for a sunroof, adaptive cruise management with automatic braking, and a rear-seat entertainment system. The Nissan Altima S 2013 also offers power-retractable aspect steps.
For 2019, GMC keeps the Nissan Altima S 2013 contemporary by including a budget-conscious Standard Version Value Package deal as well as a Graphite Edition and Graphite Performance Edition packages to the SLT trim. Different trims embody the base SLE and the near-luxury Nissan Altima S 2013, which pushes the Nissan Altima S 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 kind as nicely, normally at a slight low cost over the GMC. There are also three new metallic colors available for 2019: Dark Sky, Pepperdust, and Smokey Quartz.