|2016 NISSAN ALTIMA SL REVIEW|
2016 NISSAN ALTIMA SL - At the point when the mid-cycle revive of the Nissan Altima appeared a year ago, we composed a first drive impression of the new auto. Presently right around a year onwards, it's the ideal opportunity for a more critical look with the advantage of direct examination with the opposition.
In the realm of the medium size family vehicle, the Toyota Camry is still the 800-pound gorilla, offering a larger number of units than some other traveler auto in America. In the initial eight months of 2016, the Camry has sold 269,746 units, a normal of 33,718 autos every month; more than 1,000 Camrys consistently. The Honda Accord is second, offering 231,415 so far this year. At that point comes the Nissan Altima at 217,290 autos so far this year, or 27,161 units for each month by and large. Those are stunning numbers, and they make the Altima totally mission-basic to Nissan's primary concern. This is an auto where Nissan can't take risks, yet should emerge as far as components and economy.
|2016 NISSAN ALTIMA SL|
In the tight focused market for fair size autos, esteem and economy string through the entire buy and possession encounter. The opposition begins with the price tag, so we should discuss the contenders. The 2017 Camry is currently beginning at $23,935 including expenses. That is the most noteworthy base cost in the fragment. The low value pioneer is the Hyundai Sonata at $22,135, trailed by Chevrolet, Mazda, Kia, and Subaru all in the $22,000 territory, while the Honda Accord is evaluated beginning at $23,190. The Altima arrives in somewhat higher at $23,335 including expenses. Remember that the Nissan on special today is still a 2016, and the Honda and Toyota are both 2017 models. Costs could change – yet not by much.
What you get for your cash is similar over the market section. Diverse producers accentuate distinctive qualities, yet fair size vehicle purchasers assess autos in light of price tag, mark notoriety, efficiency, security, comfort, accommodation highlights, and likely resale esteem not far off. Since the opposition is so wild, you don't generally discover anomalies in this market, and the Altima lives right in the sweet spot.
Nissan utilizes a 2.5-liter four-barrel motor as the establishment of the Altima. The Nissan motor makes a focused 182 strength and 180 pound-feet of torque in 49 out of 50 states. On the off chance that you speculated California as the special case, you're correct. In the event that you speculated that the California auto makes somewhat less power, you're right about that, as well. In California, the Altima is appraised at 179 torque. Outfitted with the four-barrel motor, the Altima returns EPA-evaluated efficiency of 27 mpg city and 39 mpg on the expressway. In consolidated driving, the EPA anticipates that the Altima will convey 31 mpg.
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Interestingly, the 2017 Camry with a 2.5-liter four-barrel motor gets only 24 mpg city and 33 Highway. The Accord coordinates the Altima's city mpg rating, yet misses the mark at 36 mpg on the parkway.
Nissan accomplished its mileage by raising the motor's pressure from 10.1 to 10.3 and by enhancing the Altima's optimal design through some grille and underbody changes. The 2016 and more current Altima plan yields a 0.26 coefficient of drag, which is about at least somewhat great. The Tesla Model S comes in at 0.24, alongside a few Mercedes models, however among moderate size economy autos, the Nissan is the smoothest.
|2016 NISSAN ALTIMA SL Engine|
Nissan additionally offers the Altima with their solid 3.5-liter V6 evaluated at 270 drive and 251 pound-feet of torque, however that is not where the fat part of the chime bend spends their cash. The V6 Altima will return 22 mpg in the city, 32 mpg on the parkway, and consolidated efficiency of 26 mpg. That is really great, and in case you're more enthusiastic about your driving background than you are about sparing cash on gas, you don't need to surrender much gas cash to get the additional motor power.