2016 Nissan Altima Charleston, SC

The 2016 Nissan Altima has hit the scene with an exceptional list of features that make it a highly desirable buy for many prospective buyers. The vehicle offers two powerful engine options along with exceptional fuel economy and an interior that’s so comfortable and quiet you’ll likely never want to get out.

Keep reading to learn more, then check out our vehicle comparisons to see how the Altima compares to other vehicles in the class.

Performance and Efficiency

The 2016 Nissan Altima offers two powerful engine options for you to choose from. It comes standard with a 2.5-liter 16-valve four-cylinder engine that produces 182 horsepower and 180 lb-ft of torque. This front-wheel drive engine is paired with a Xtronic CVT (continuously variable transmission. This combination is the most efficient and gets up to an EPA-estimated 39 mpg on the highway and 27 mpg in the city.

The Nissan Altima is also offered with a more powerful engine. The 3.5-liter 24-valve V6 produces up to 270 horsepower and 251 lb-ft of torque. This front-wheel drive vehicle is also paired with the Xtronic CVT, but it features paddle shifters and manual shift mode.

This engine also comes paired with sport-tuned suspension for enhanced handling with the more powerful engine. The 3.5-liter engine gets up to an EPA-estimated 32 mpg on the highway and 22 mpg in the city.

What does all of this mean to you? The Altima is exceptional both on the highway and your neighborhood roads. The smaller engine is ideal for those who spend a lot of time in the vehicle and are looking for high fuel economy. The larger engine is ideal for those who might make shorter trips or who value speed and power over efficiency and the price of fuel in the long run.

Interior Amenities

The Altima offers exceptional amenities on the interior as well as under the hood. It comes standard with an AM/FM/CD audio system with illuminated steering wheel-mounted audio controls and four speakers.

It also offers several upgrade options, including an AM/FM/CD audio system with a 5-inch color monitor with six speakers and the Bose Premium audio system with a 7-inch color monitor and nine speakers. Plus there’s SiriusXM Satellite radio with a three-month trial subscription.

In addition to the entertainment system, the Altima offers several convenience features, including the NissanConnect with navigation and mobile apps with the 7-inch color touchscreen monitor with voice recognition, hands-free text messaging assistant, and Nissan voice recognition for audio and navigation.

Test Drive the 2016 Nissan Altima

The 2016 Nissan Altima is available right now at your local Nissan dealer near Summerville, Goose Creek, and Lowcountry. Charleston Nissan offers a huge inventory of new, used, and certified pre-owned Nissan vehicles for you to choose from and a convenient showroom location at 1714 Savannah Highway in Charleston, SC.

When you’re ready, our team of friendly and helpful sales professionals will be happy to guide you through the entire car-buying process in our showroom. Schedule a test drive today!