Are you one of the people who have been waiting for 2017 Nissan Altima? Well, Nissan won’t stay still in the middle of a tough competition of the auto marketplace. Now they offer to us a new version of Altima with revamped exterior look, refreshed interior with more connectivity and security and safety features. It’s an outstanding mid-size sedan that has been so much popular among people worldwide. Main competitor of the new 2017 Altima should be Ford Fusion, Honda Accord, Kia Optima and Chevy Malibu. The new Nissan Altima 2017 remains appealing as it aims for better sales than its predecessor. Plus, the car also includes many improvements, especially in the terms of comfort.
2017 Nissan Altima sedan redesign
In the terms of exterior, the 2017 Nissan Altima has bodywork that is more lightweight. It also includes “energetic flow” design and a new V-motion grille with new bumper. With some alterations, this car will get more buyers for sure. Front boomerang shaped headlights uses LED technology, daytime running lights and foglights too. The car designer is going to use stronger materials for its chassis. Thus, it will be more durable and stronger. Rear side of the car is modified too. It is noticeable by wide boomerang shaped 4-part taillights. For better aerodynamics, with a coefficient of drag of 0.26 Cd, there are active grille shutters. You also can find a better protection on this car. Overall, the exterior part of this car looks modern and sturdy with nine color options: Brilliant Silver, Cavenne Red, Deep Blue Pearl, Glacier White, Gun Metallic, Java Metallic, Pearl White, Storm Blue and Super Black. Plus, it won’t forget its sleek touches with 16 inches alloy wheels. These improvements will increase the entire value of the car so it’s a better option among the others.
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Lenght|191.9 inch (4875 mm)
Width|72.0 inch (1830 mm)
Height|57.9 inch (1470 mm)
Wheelbase|109.3 inch (2776 mm)
Cargo volume|15.4 cu. ft. (436 liter)
New Nissan Altima 2017 interior
The exterior part of the new Nissan Altima 2017 represents its beauty. What about inside part? Well, you won’t get disappointed as the cabin also looks special. It’s quite roomy and just like Maxima and Murano it comes with “gliding wing” design. On the central stack dominates large 5.0-inch color audio display as standard with integrated RearView Monitor and Nissan Connect infotainment system. All models come equipped with Bluetooth handsfree phone system, an Advanced Drive-Assist Display and Streaming Audio by Bluetooth. Beside that this system includes a USB port with iPod connectivity. Standard features on higher trim levels include 7.0-inch touchscreen display, Nissan voice recognition, navigation system with 3D maps and turn-by-turn instruction. The rear seats include more leg space for the sake of passengers’ convenience during the ride. There are ergonomic knobs along with a nice touch surface. You can find a simple design of the seats as it’s made in padded style. Higher trim levels (2.5 SL and 3.5 SL) are equipped with NASA-inspired Zero Gravity leather front seats. By this, you can feel more comfortable while driving. Plus, there are many good features and systems that you can use like GPRS navigation, Wi-Fi connection, and others.
When it comes to safety options there are Vehicle Dynamic Control, Traction Control System, Tire Pressure Monitoring System and Easy-Fill Tire Alert as standard for all models. List of available features includes Blind Spot Warning, Predictive Forward Collision Warning, Intelligent Cruise Control, Forward Emergency Braking and Rear Cross Traffic Alert.
2017 Altima mpg specs
When it comes to the engine, the 2017 Nissan Altima uses the similar power under the hood as before. The standard option of the engine is 2.5-liter DOHC inline-4 that produces up to 179 horsepower with 177 pound-feet of torque. The other option is a V6 engine with 3.5-liter capacity. It can produce max. 270 horsepower with 251 pound-feet of torque. The manufacturer has made a plan to make this car more efficient in the terms of fuel economy. 2017 Altima with base engine has fuel economy rated at 31 mpg while optional 3.5-liter engine is rated at 26 mpg combined. Both engines comes paired with next-gen Xtronic automatic transmission.
All models are equipped with a responsive 4-wheel independent suspension that enhance handling and comfortable ride. SR models has available special sport-tuned suspension. Standard for all models is Active Understeer Control with Electronic Hydraulic Power-Assisted Steering, Anti-lock Braking system with Electronic Brake force Distribution and Brake Assist.
2017 Nissan Altima price and release date
What about the new Nissan Altima 2017 price and release date? If we know that 2016 year model has been released in fall 2015 we wasn’t surprise that new Altima is comes to dealerships in fall 2016. As for the 2017 Altima price, Nissan officially announced its MSRP by models and it starts from $25,500 fro base 2.5 model and goes up to $32,690 for 3.5 SL without destination and handling charges. Actually, the cost number depends on the features and trim that you pick.