The midsize sedan section is heating up as Nissan follows the launch of brand new 2018 Honda Accord and Toyota Camry models with its 6th generation of its popular Altima. The Japanese car manufacturer will use the New York Auto Show to feature its 2019 Nissan Altima, which promises significant styling, as hinted by the design sketch released with the introduction statement.
2019 Nissan Altima Design
The Nissan Altima will be completely redesigned for the 2019 model year. Unfortunately, the car manufacturer has not yet exposed the car’s final styling, feature set or rates. Nevertheless, there’s a great possibility that it will be influenced by the Vmotion 2.0 Concept revealed at the Detroit Auto Show previously last year.
The Vmotion is characterized by angular sheet metal the car manufacturer calls “emotional geometry.” A fastback-like profile develops a sportier appearance versus the existing model. Like the revamped LEAF, the front of the car gets a bold “V-motion” grille and a swept-back headlight design. A special “floating roofing” mixes into the side pillars for an extremely refined appearance.
2019 Nissan Altima Engine
Under the hood, reports recommend the possibility of a new turbocharged engine. This might be a customized version of the 2017 Sentra SR Turbo’s 188-horsepower 1.6-liter engine, or a variation of INFINITI’s 208-horsepower 2.0-liter turbo or 300-horsepower V6, but it’s prematurely to say. Rivals like the Honda Accord have at this point changed totally to turbos, so a similar change wouldn’t be unexpected.
Does this mean Nissan will abandon the V6 option in the Altima? It’s too early to state. However, the car manufacturer has currently started trimming some of the readily available choices in the current car. For 2018, the SR V6 was ceased, leaving only the range-topping SL as the only V6 model.
In regards to connectivity, anticipate the brand-new Altima to continue to provide compatibility with both Apple CarPlay and Android Auto. For gadget enthusiasts, this stays a significant benefit for the Altima over rivals like the Toyota Camry which continues to lack this capability.
2019 Nissan Altima Safety
Security must continue to be a strong selling point for the Altima. In 2017, Nissan began introducing innovative emergency situation braking as a basic feature in specific versions of the 2017.5 Altima. For 2018, the feature was broadened to each Altima. Additional tech that you can add as optional devices currently consists of blind area caution, rear cross-traffic alert and adaptive cruise control. Will Nissan roll all these features into the 2019 Altima as basic gear? That stays to be seen.
2019 Nissan Altima Pricing & Release Date
Nissan has not yet announced a release date for the 2019 Altima. Based upon the model’s common release schedule, we presently prepare for an on-sale date sometime in the fall of 2018. Official prices has actually not yet been launched. For referral, the 2018 Altima is priced from $24,025 including location for the entry-level 2.5 S and ranges as much as $34,395 for the top-spec 3.5 SL. Key competitors will include the 2018 Toyota Camry, 2018 Honda Accord and 2018 Hyundai Sonata.