The midsize sedan section is warming 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 automaker will use the New york city Auto Show to feature its 2019 Nissan Altima, which guarantees dramatic styling, as hinted by the style sketch launched with the introduction announcement.
2019 Nissan Altima Design
The Nissan Altima will be totally revamped for the 2019 model year. Sadly, the automaker has not yet revealed the car’s final styling, feature set or rates. However, there’s an excellent chance that it will be influenced by the Vmotion 2.0 Concept revealed at the Detroit Auto Show earlier in 2015. The Vmotion is characterized by angular sheet metal the automaker calls “psychological geometry.” A fastback-like profile creates a sportier look versus the current model. Like the upgraded LEAF, the front of the car gets a strong “V-motion” grille and a swept-back headlight style. An unique “floating roof” blends into the side pillars for a really refined appearance.
2019 Nissan Altima Engine
Under the hood, reports suggest the possibility of a new turbocharged engine. This could be a customized variation of the 2017 Sentra SR Turbo’s 188-horsepower 1.6-liter engine, or a version of INFINITI’s 208-horsepower 2.0-liter turbo or 300-horsepower V6, however it’s prematurely to state. Competitors like the Honda Accord have at this point switched entirely to turbos, so a comparable change wouldn’t be surprising.
Does this mean Nissan will abandon the V6 option in the Altima? It’s prematurely to state. However, the automaker has actually currently started trimming some of the readily available options in the present car. For 2018, the SR V6 was stopped, leaving just the range-topping SL as the only V6 model. In regards to connectivity, expect the brand-new Altima to continue to offer compatibility with both Apple CarPlay and Android Auto. For gizmo fans, this remains a noteworthy benefit for the Altima over rivals like the Toyota Camry which continues to lack this ability.
2019 Nissan Altima Safety
Security should continue to be a strong selling point for the Altima. In 2017, Nissan started presenting sophisticated emergency situation braking as a standard feature in certain versions of the 2017.5 Altima. For 2018, the feature was expanded to every Altima. Extra tech that you can add as optional equipment presently includes blind spot caution, rear cross-traffic alert and adaptive cruise control. Will Nissan roll all these features into the 2019 Altima as basic gear? That remains to be seen.
2019 Nissan Altima Pricing & Release Date
Nissan has not yet announced a release date for the 2019 Altima. Based on the model’s typical release schedule, we currently anticipate an on-sale date at some point in the fall of 2018. Official prices has not yet been launched. For reference, the 2018 Altima is priced from $24,025 including destination for the entry-level 2.5 S and ranges approximately $34,395 for the top-spec 3.5 SL. Key competitors will include the 2018 Toyota Camry, 2018 Honda Accord and 2018 Hyundai Sonata.