2016 Nissan Altima is more interesting after redesigned and this car will successfully grab our attention just by looking at its style. If you think that it may not really a great change, you should really take a look at this car’s extensive update that is given to its style because it is refreshed incredibly in which plenty of technology improvement and styling updates are included in the refreshment. To know how far Nissan get this restyled and improved, it is better to look at the detail specs that are being speculated these days even if this car has not been released yet.
2016 Nissan Altima Review
The Exterior and Interior Styling
What will surprise us when seeing the new Altima’s outside look is how black and white are the colors used for its camouflage in which the new V-Motion front fascia along with headlights that are restyled are featured by the new model that has been through facelift process. The changes made may not be noticed that much when it comes to the rear appearance, but there are some things that you will recognize when looking at this part carefully, like its taillights that has a new style and rear bumper that has some modification.
Not many details that can be got about its interior since 2016 Nissan Altima specs have not been announced officially yet so there are some parts spied and predicted, like its cabin that is mentioned to have some improvements. No worries about the infotainment system or quality materials because both are updated and designed with higher quality. There will be three trim levels that are offered by Nissan for the new generation, Altima S, Altima SL, and Altima SV so customers will have more options to choose from based on their own standard and preference.
The Powertrain and Performance
The best performance of 2016 Nissan Altima won’t be real without its huge power and this car is even included in one of the most fuel-efficient vehicles among other high-performing ones. It is reported that the engine options will be more than one; the first option is known to be a V6 engine with 3.5 liters of gas that is able to make 270 horses, second one is a V4 engine with 2.5 liters of gas that can generate up to 182 ponies. If Nissan is really thoughtful, a hybrid version will definitely be offered as well when the 2016 model is released. For the fuel economy numbers, it will be 22 miles per gallon city and 22 miles per gallon highway which is good enough for the mid-size sedan.
2016 Lincoln MKZ as the Rival
There are three engine options that are offered by this 2016 Nissan Altima competitor; the first one is a four-cylinder turbocharged 2.0-liter engine which is for the base model producing 270 pound-feet of torque and 240 horses; this engine is paired with an automatic transmission with six speeds. Lincoln offers all-wheel drive optional while the standard one is the front-wheel drive.
The first option’s fuel economy numbers of 2016 Nissan Altima rival are known to be 26 miles per gallon combined with front-drive, while with the AWD-equipped MKZ, it is 25 miles per gallon combined. The other option is a V6 engine with 3.7 liters of gas that can generate 277 pound-feet of torque and 300 horses that is paired with all- or front-wheel drive, and six-speed automatic. While the last option is a four-cylinder engine with 2.0 liters of gas for the MKZ Hybrid that is mated to an electric motor so that 188 ponies can be pumped out. The EPA ratings that are known for the last engine option are 41 miles per gallon city and 39 miles per gallon highway or 40 miles per gallon combined.
The Estimated Release Date and Price
As the specs are all amazing even if they are still expected and speculated, people must be very excited waiting for the car to debut soon because we all know that Nissan is preparing something that is very attractive and excellent to enjoy. The 2016 Accord is actually estimated to be released somehow in the mid-2015, while for the prices, it is rumored to be set around $22,000 but it is better to patiently wait until the 2016 Nissan Altima is revealed along with detail specs and prices officially by Nissan itself.