The Japanese sedan Nissan Altima 6 generation is presented publicly in the New York Auto Show 2020 and is preparing to enter the US market this fall. Having replaced the generation sedan Nissan Altima (Nissan Teana) has found a more stylish body and refined interior, and also received a new 2.0-liter VC-Turbo engine with variable compression ratio and 251-force output, a pluggable all-wheel drive for the first time in its history and a system ProPilot Assist, providing a novelty semi autonomous control. In our review of the Nissan Altima 2019-2020 year – photos and videos, the price and specifications, specifications of the new 6 generation of the most popular sedan of the Japanese company in America. Sales of the new Nissan Altima 2020 model year will start in the autumn of this year at a price of 23,500 US dollars, which is slightly higher than the value of the predecessor Nissan Altima 5 generation.
Nissan Altima is the “face” and locomotive of sales of the Japanese brand in the US market. Since the release of the first generation of the model in 1992 at the end of 2019, its customers have found more than 5.6 million sedans, while Nissan Altima has replaced 5 generations. According to the chief designer Alfonso Albaise, the new 6 generation Japanese sedan inheriting all the advantages of its predecessors has improved in all respects.
The body exterior design of the new Nissan Altima is made in accordance with the new style of the Japanese brand, named Vmotion 2.0, and bribes at first sight with its bright and original design solutions with sporty accents.
The front part of the body with a stylish and large falshradiatornoy grating, occupying the lion’s share of the front of the car, strict LED headlamps, sports bumper with a mass of aerodynamic elements and a chic hood, decorated with original longitudinal ribs.
Side of the new generation Nissan Altima (theoretically may be Nissan Teana) has classic proportions of medium-sized (by American standards, of course) 4-door sedan with a long hood, large doorways and solid stern. But at the same time the novelty looks far from boring and demonstrates the filigree lines of the body. A long hood with a strong forward slope, circular wheel arches that easily accept 19-inch wheels, a roof with an ideal dome formed by a strong tilt back of the windshield frame and the same strong inclination of the rear pillars of the roof, but in the opposite direction. Add to the asset model original design of the window line, blown door surfaces, a strict and solid stern.
The rear of the new Japanese sedan also looks stylish and attractive, demonstrating the athletic proportions of the stern. In the presence of a large trunk lid with a spoiler stamping, large horizontal LED parking lights, cutting sharp edges into the sides of the body, a powerful body of a bumper, complemented by a diffuser and nozzles of exhaust pipes, perfectly inscribed in the rear fairing.
In the review, the Nissan Altima 6 generation is presented in the most expensive complete set of Platinum, the versions are simpler – S, SR, SV, SL look less charismatic and bright.
Having replaced the generation sedan Nissan Altima has increased in all directions in comparison with the predecessor, except for the height of the body, which has become less by 24 mm. The total length of the body increased by 25 mm, width by 23 mm, and the distance between the axles became larger by 48 mm. At the same time the body of the new sedan received a more compact front overhang of the body, and the coefficient of the front body’s aerodynamic drag of the novelty is only 0.26 Cx.
- External dimensions of the body of the Nissan Altima 2019-2020 year are 4900 mm in length, 1852 mm in width, 1440 mm in height, with 2824 mm of wheelbase.
The five-seater salon of the 6th generation of the Altima sedan, according to the idea of the creators, is simply obliged to arouse delight among potential buyers. Representatives of Nissan hint that the interior of the novelty is not typical for conventional sedans of this class, offered in the US market. There is a highly informative instrument panel with large radii of the tachometer and speedometer, supplemented by a 7-inch trip computer screen, a multifunctional sports steering wheel with rims trimmed from below, a modernized Nissan Connect (Apple CarPlay and Android Auto) multimedia with an 8-inch color display mounted on top of the front panel with smooth and harmonious lines, improved Zero Gravity chairs, providing a high level of comfort.
For the new Nissan Altima 2020 model year, many new security systems and electronic assistants are offered: the Rear Automatic Braking system capable of detecting interference with reverse maneuvering and stopping the car, the Automatic Emergency Braking system with Pedestrian Detection, Rear Automatic Braking, Lane systems Departure Warning and Blind Spot Warning, Rear Cross Traffic Alert and High Beam Assist.
Specifications Nissan Altima 6 generation 2019-2020 year.
At the heart of the new generation Nissan Altima is a modernized and improved sedan platform of the past generation with completely independent front and rear suspension, respectively the McPherson strut in the front and a lot of levers at the rear. In the presence of new rear shock absorbers, “sharpened” for comfort, the Xtronic variator with other settings, modernized (changed by 80%) atmospheric 2.5-liter gasoline engine and the newest turbocharged 2.0-liter engine with variable compression ratio.
The base engine went to the new generation of the sedan from its predecessor, but substantially redesigned. This four-cylinder 2.5-liter atmospheric engine (191 hp 244 Nm).
The second engine is the newest 2.0 VC-Turbo (251 HP 370 Nm), which replaced the 3.5-liter atmospheric V6.
For both engines, the Xtronic variator is offered by default. Versions sedan with a 2.0-liter turbocharged engine with front-wheel drive, but the sedan with a 2.5-liter atmospheric engine can be either front-drive or fully-powered (the Intelligent All-Wheel Drive system can transfer 50% traction to the rear wheels ).