2017 NISSAN ALTIMA – CHANGES, PRICE, CONCEPT

 

By 2017 Nissan will reveal one of its redesigned minions. We’re talking about the 2017 Nissan Altima which will be more sporty and futuristic than before.

Redesign of interior and exterior

After it has received a lot of negative critics Nissan’s designers and engineers have decided to give the new Altima new look. This new look is going to be more sporty than before. According to some sources 2017 Nissan Altima will share the same platform as the new Sentra. Last improvements that this model has suffered were the V6 power unit and changed infotainment system. Exterior of the new Altima shouldn’t get too many changes. We are expecting to see new headlights, taillights, bumper and wheels. Size of the vehicle will be the same as before because it will be built on the same platform as before. Also we have found out that the new Altima will use less chrome on its front part. It is also expected to see reshaped hood and roof.  When talking about the interior, it will get some important changes too. Usage of the high quality materials and the best technology equipment will be in the first place. Space inside the cabin is expected to be more spacious and interior equipment will be repositioned. The dashboard will get new details and depending on the trim level, new Altima will offer different types of technology features.

2017 nissan altima interior

2017 Nissan Altima powertrain

Under the hood of the new 2017 Nissan Altima we will see the same engine options as in its predecessor. As the base option we will see a 2.5-liter four-cylinder engine which is capable to produce up to 182 horsepower and 180 pound-feet of torque.  The second engine option will be a 3.5-liter V6 power unit which is capable to deliver 270 horsepower and 251 lb-ft of torque. One thing we know for sure – new Altima will come with improved fuel economy.

2017 nissan altima side

Release date and price

How this is going to be mid-cycle refreshment, the price of the 2017 Nissan Altima won’t be changed a lot. Its release date won’t be before 2017.

2017 nissan altima rear

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