2020 Nissan Altima is the four-door sedan from Nissan that is expected to compete with Toyota Camry and Honda Accord in the market. Although the previous model of the car failed to take umber one spot in terms of spot, Nissan optimistic that their newest model will steal that spot. Previously it is placed third behind Honda Accord. The newest version of the car offers many changes and upgrades both inside and out.
2020 Nissan Altima Exterior and Interior Redesign
The 2020 Nissan Altima got pretty minor changes in terms of exterior design. There are only small updates to enhance car’s performance. The dimension of the car has been slightly increased with about 1 inch longer and wider, and 1.9 inches additional on the wheelbase. Besides that, the other design will be kept as the way it is.
Unlike the exterior, the interior side of the car got pretty major improvement. Starting from the features it has, there is 8.0-inch touchscreen located on the central panel. To complement the screen, it is equipped with the up to date technology that come as default trim such as Apple CarPlay, Android Auto, and Push-Button ignition. For the sound system, it uses nine-speaker Bose sound system.
The car’s interior is using premium material especially on the seats that use leather material. The seats are also set with like Zero-Gravity technology, alongside the heated and cooled system. The cabin is spacious enough to take up to five people with plenty of room left for the foot and head.
2020 Nissan Altima Engine Specs and Performance
The 2020 edition of the car is the first AWD configuration sedan. Replacing the old V6 engine, the car comes with two type of engine options. The first one is the 2.5-liter V4 engine, creating 188 Horse Power and 180 pounds-feet of torque. It is paired with CVT transmission. Even though it is the V4 engine, Nissan increase its performance to be the same as the V6 but with V4 fuel efficiency. The engine above is one of the fastest on its segment, accelerating from 0 to 60 mph in only 7.8 seconds. Leading behind its competitors, the Accord and the Camry.
On the higher trim, the car also offers the V4 engine, replace the 3.5-liter V6 engine. This engine creating 248 Horse Power and 273 pounds-feet of torque. Even though the power is 22 hp less than the old one, it has more torque which about 22 pounds-feet more. The new VC-Turbo model also better in terms of fuel efficiency. Both the engine above is available in AWD an FWD configuration. The new engine is also creating less noise and vibration, offers more comfortable riding experience.
2020 Nissan Altima Price and Release
Nissan already announce that the car will be available on Fall this year after the release was made in New York Auto Show earlier this year. The reservation itself can be made start from June 15th. However, for the price the company hasn’t announce the exact price for the 2020 Nissan Altima to be purchased.