The 2019 Nissan Altima is ready to hit the market completely new. The familiar mid-size, originally compact, the sedan has been around for more than 25 years. So far, we have seen numerous versions of it and all of them were very popular, known for the great value for the money. This family car has been redesigned recently.
The new generation had its premiere earlier in the year. We saw plenty of novelties on the new model. Of course, there is a new styling, but the new model gets a completely new architecture, which brings benefits in many ways, including overall efficiency and performances.
The new look makes this car more attractive, which will be on of key factors for the model’s popularity. Also, there is a new interior, as well as a completely new four-cylinder engine, which replaces an old V6 unit, providing far better fuel economy.
2019 Nissan Altima redesign
The new generation of the familiar family car comes with plenty of novelties. This redesign brings some significant improvements in various aspects. First of all, there is a completely new architecture, which utilizes some lightweight materials. This will save a lot of pounds, which is important for the fuel economy and overall efficiency.
Another interesting thing about the new platform is an optional all-wheel-drive, which is the first time we see this feature on some Nissan’s passenger car. Besides numerous mechanical improvements, there is also a completely new styling.
The new model comes with the company’s latest design language, which makes the car look far more attractive. The overall shape might look similar to the previous generation, but both front and rear ends are completely new. Also, the lines are a little bit sharper, which provides a sleeker look and better aerodynamics.
The 2019 Nissan Altima leaves an amazing impression when it comes to the interior design. The cabin is completely new, dominated by horizontal lines. All materials are new and seem of a better quality. Colors schemes are new as well and the overall impression is that the new generation looks more upscale. Besides elegant lines, the cabin is characterized by a lot of hi-tech features. Of course, there is a whole bunch of new safety systems but more interestingly, the complete interior seems digitalized. For example, there is a large 7-inch screen on the cluster, while center infotainment display is even bigger, with 8 inches diagonal. Also, there are also all those hi-tech connectivity features, gadgets and similar things, such as Bluetooth, smartphone connectivity, navigation, USB ports and various other things. Even the base model comes with a bunch of these features.
2019 Nissan Altima engines
One of the biggest novelties of 2019 Nissan Altima is hidden under the hood. The new generation comes with a new engine.
There is a new 4-cylinder unit, which replaces an old V6 unit. It features a displacement of 2.0 liters and delivers around 250 horses and 275 pound-feet of torque. Compared to the old V6, it is a little bit less power, but the overall efficiency is incomparable, especially when it comes to fuel economy. Still, this will be an optional engine.
Base models will use a familiar 2.5-liter unit, which is good for about 190 horsepower and 180 pound-feet of torque.
2019 Nissan Altima price and competition
Attractive price is another strong point of this sedan. The base model is available already at 24.000 dollars.
When it comes to competition, this segment is full of hi-quality cars. Some of them are Honda Accord, Mazda 6, Toyota Camry, Chevy Malibu, Ford Fusion and many others.