The new 2017 Nissan Altima is coming with a completely new look which is expected to be its highlight feature. The manufacturers are planning a redesign of the car and it’s expected to have a sporty look. There are very high possibilities that the car will share its platform with the 2017 Sentra. As a result, there are chances are that several features might be similar in the 2 vehicles. There are also latest enhancements made to the vehicle for better fuel economy thanks to the V6 engine and an upgraded infotainment system.
2017 Altima Redesign
The 2017 Nissan Altima will come with the stylish type of interior cabin having major changes on its design front. The cabin will have a varied materials coupled with more state of the art technologies. It will also have a more upgraded dashboard that has the latest navigation system. The interior design will also feature USB ports and Bluetooth connectivity for connecting and charging laptops and mobile devices. The seats will be wrapped in superior high quality materials.
Buyers can also expect other excellent features including the Bose sound system, dual-zone automatic climate controls, Bluetooth, heated front seats, power driver seat, keyless ignition and advanced navigation. A seven-inch touch screen display will also feature in this new model.
With regard to safety, it’s rumoured that Nissan will integrate the car with a wide range of state of the art safety and security features. In addition, you can expect to have the Nissan Connect apps to help in manoeuvring as well as safety of the car.
As it’s rumoured, lighter materials will be used on the exterior design so as order to make 2017 Nissan Altima lower in bulk. The Nissan’s wheelbase is expected to remain the same at 109.3 inches. The new model will also have sleeker and more stylish exterior design with the length of 191.5 inches. This new vehicle will be able to accommodate 5 people in total. The 2017 Nissan Altima will be a spacious car with a large body and an impressive external design that will definitely make it one of the most selling Nissan models.
Engine and performance
A few changes will be provided regarding the powertrain of this vehicle. The same line-up of engine is likely to be offered in the 2017 Nissan Altima. As a standard option, the car will have a litre cylinder engine which is capable of producing up to 182 horsepower and maximum torque of 180 lb ft. The other engine includes the 3.5 litres V6 unit. This engine will be capable of generating 270 horsepower along with 251 lb ft. of torque.
There are plans that the fuel economy of the new car will be better as compared to the previous models. The anticipated fuel economy of the car will be 38 mpg on highway, which is quite impressive for a mid-sized sedan. However, the fuel economy will differ with the different engines that are on offer.
2017 Nissan Altima Price and Release Date
The 2017 Nissan Altima is expected to be available in the markets in mid- 2017. The official prices of the new Nissan Altima are yet to be made but it’s expected to retail at around $26,000.