2016 Nissan Altima release date, refresh, price – The new Altima has a plenty of new things to offer. Altima has already become famous in the car industry thanks to its reliability and unique design. In order to stay competitive Nissan decided to launch Altima with several significant modifications. This mid-size sedan is coming with a luxurious interior and seats more comfortable than before. Fuel consumption was also under spotlight due to bigger demand for more efficient vehicles. It seems that engineers and designers went extra mile this time in order to bring the new Nissan Altima 2016 to the perfection. Of course, every car has its pros and cons, and we tried to present all of them in the following few paragraphs.
2016 Nissan Altima refresh
When you put 2015 and 2016 model next to each other it is hard to find a difference at the first sight. The more you look the more you will able to see that front grille has been slightly redesigned and that bodylines are a bit different. Headlights have also been reshaped in order to make new Altima more attractive. Inside there are few refreshments, as well. Dashboard has been updated and new 2016 Nissan Altima is coming with new infotainment system. It is expected that this model will have more legroom but that will be all changes this car will face.
New Nissan Altima 2016 specs
Engineers at Nissan decided not to make any modification under the hood. Base engine for 2015 model was 2.5 liter four-cylinder and it is most likely this engine will be standard for new model, as well. This four-cylinder is able to produce 182 HP and 180 pound-feet of torque and it is less powerful than the second option. The second option is 3.5l six-cylinder (also used in 2015 model) with an ability to create 270 HP and 251 lb-ft of torque. If you prefer power to fuel economy you will probably be a fan of Honda Accord or Camry, but if you are a person that puts fuel economy under spotlight you will definitely prefer the new Nissan Altima 2016. New Altima is expected to have extremely good EPA rating with 38 mpg on highway.
2016 Nissan Altima price and release date
Price of the new Nissan Altima 2016 is going to depend on the engine. Experts believe that price won’t be different too much comparing to the last model and thus four-cylinder will cost around $22,300 while six-cylinder will cost around $9,000 more. It is possible that new 2016 Nissan Altima will be launched until the end of the 2015. However, don’t take this to the bank and please wait for the official information.