Nissan company announced the date and place of the premiere of the new four-door sedan Altima, intended for the US. In other markets, the model is known as Teana.
The premiere of the new Altima will take place at the Auto Show in New York, which will open its doors for journalists on March 28. The manufacturer positions the four-door sedan as a model for the next generation. Let’s note, for the last time Altima of the present generation was seriously renewed in 2015, then it changed its design, the list of equipment was expanded.
According to preliminary data, in the exterior of the new sedan will be traced features of the concept Nissan Vmotion 2.0, debuted in January last year. In addition, Altima can get a complex of semi-autonomous driving systems ProPilot, which is now available in the arsenal, for example, the minivan Nissan Serena and restyling crossover Nissan Qashqai. Information on the engines of the new items at the moment there.
The current Nissan Altima in the States is available with a petrol four-cylinder 2.5 (179 hp) and a V6 3.5 (270 hp), both are combined with a variator. The price of the current version starts at $ 23,260 (excluding taxes and shipping).
In the US, the main competitors of the Altima are Toyota Camry and Honda Accord, but the Nissan model lags far behind them. So, according to statistics Focus2Move, in 2017, Toyota sold in the States 387 081 sedan (-0.4%), and Honda – 322 655 Accordions (-6.5%). Altima found 254,996 customers (-17%). By the way, Camry and Accord have changed generations last year, both “Japanese” have hybrid versions. It is not excluded, that such variant will receive also Nissan Altima-2019.