Nissan now brings into market the new model of midsize car named as Altima which follows its 1957 Bluebird Lineage. The new 2011 Nissan altima is said to have brilliant motion with easy access to new features like Push button ignition, CVT transmission, Touch Screen Navigation with live traffic updates and Nissan intelligent key and Bluetooth. The new 2011 Nissan Altima is available in the market in four models namely 2.5, 2.5 S, 3.5 SR and Hybrid models which are best in the class. All the models of 2011 Nissan Altima would have Front engine and Front wheel drive, drive train and engines are equipped with continuously variable valve Timing Control System (CVTCS) technology on Intake valves.
The 2.5 and 2.5s models of Nissan Altima has engine specifications as 2.5 liter DOHC 16 valve 4 cylinder Engine which provides horsepower of 175 at 5600 rpm and generates 180 lb-ft of torque at 3900 rpm. The 3.5 SR model has engine specifications as 3.5 liter DOHC 24 valve engine with horsepower of 270at 6000 rpm and generates 258 lb-ft of torque at 4400 rpm and the highest model i.e. the Hybrid model has 2.5 liter DOHC 16 valve four-cylinder engine which provides horsepower of 158 and generates 168 lb-ft of torque with an extra addition of Permanent magnet AC motor which in turn provides 199 lb-ft of torque and 650 maximum voltages. 2011 Nissan Altima is quite Fuel efficient as it provides 23 mpg in city 32 mpg on highway with 4 cylinder engine and V6 engine provides fuel efficiency of 19 mpg in city and 27 mpg on highway.
The 2011 Altima will come in new exterior and interior style. It will make the car look elegant and luxurious. Some of the standard configurations for all models like exhaust tip covered with dual chrome, sun protected glasses, side mirrors are body colored. Optional feature are also available like Automatic head lamps, spoiler, fog lamp, HID Xenon headlights etc.
The interior is also decorated in new design with having some accessories like
• Air-conditioner with in-cabin micro filter
• Keyless remote entry
• Power windows
• Cruise controls
• Trip computer displaying temperatures
• Nine cup holders
• Sunglass holder
• Two 12 volt power outlets
• Telescopic and tilt steering
• 6 speakers AM/FM/CD Music System with the facility of inserting USB or any other input systems.
From the side of safety, Nissan Altima is concerned and so they has installed dual front airbags with multi functioning seatbelts, vehicle dynamic control (VDC) system, Traction control system (TCS),side impact airbags, 4 wheel anti brakes by Electronic brake Force Distribution (EBD).
The 2011 Nissan Altima will be cost around $20,650 – $30,850 for different models. It will be available in very shortly in coming months.