Test Drive 2016 Nissan Altima near Hemet CA

Test Drive 2016 Nissan Altima near Hemet CA

To Test Drive 2016 Nissan Altima near Hemet CA, schedule a 2016 Altima test drive at Palm Springs Nissan near Hemet CA, which is a Cathedral City Nissan dealer serving Hemet Palm Springs La Quinta Riverside. Test Drive 2016 Nissan Altima today! Any industry expert can successfully content that midsize sedans form the most fiercely competitive segment in the automotive world. And yet, the 2016 Nissan Altima is able to distinguish itself from the rest of the pack. The culmination of five production cycles stretching as far back as 1992, the 2016 Altima enhances everything that makes it a perennial top pick: remarkable fuel economy, spacious interior, exciting driving dynamics, and a generous collection of technologies. The new Altima presents five main flavors: base model, S, SR, SV, and SL.

2016 Nissan Altima Interior

2016 Nissan Altima InteriorThe 2016 Altima is designed as a four-door five-seater, with up to 101.9 cubic feet of passenger volume (that is, if you don’t add a power moonroof) that easily accommodates up to five adult passengers. Higher-end trims get leather upholstery, front-seat power adjustability, heating capability on the front seats and steering wheel, and wood-and-metallic tone trim inserts: features that elevate the luxury of the vehicle. Standard comfort and convenience features include remote keyless entry with push-button engine start, Nissan’s Advanced Drive-Assist Display information system with 4.3-inch LCD screen, and Bluetooth connectivity for streaming audio and hands-free phone operation. Get one of the upper-level trims, and you have options or additional standard interior conveniences like a navigation system, HomeLink Universal Transmitter for opening and closing garage doors, a rearview monitor for backup safety, and a nine-speaker Bose premium audio system (instead of the standard six-speaker system).

2016 Nissan Altima Exterior

2016 Nissan Altima ExteriorWrapped in modern steel, the 2016 Nissan Altima is a marvel to behold: with sleek, flowing lines and a dual chrome exhaust that hint at sportiness. The base model and S trim come with 16-inch steel wheels; the other trim combinations have 17- or 18-inch alloy wheels. Also on the upper-level trims are the availability or addition of features like front fog lights, rear spoiler, power moonroof, heating capability or turn-signal indicators on the power side mirrors, and High Intensity Discharge headlights in place of the projector-beam halogen ones.

2016 Nissan Altima Powertrain

2016 Nissan Altima PowertrainWith the 2016 Altima, you have two engine options. There’s the smaller and less powerful QR25DE, a 2.5-liter 16-valve inline four-cylinder engine with an output of 182 horsepower at 6,000 revolutions per minute (RPM) and 180 foot-pounds (lb-ft) of torque at 4,000 RPM. For more power, there’s the larger VQ35DE, a 3.5-liter 24-valve V6 that produces 270 horsepower at 6,400 RPM and 251 lb-ft of torque at 4,400 RPM. With the engine hitched to a Continuously Variable Transmission (CVT), the 2016 Altima not only provides a smooth, gear shifting-free ride; it also delivers excellent fuel economy, with a peak of 27 miles per gallon (mpg) in the city and 38 mpg on the highway.

2016 Nissan Altima Mechanical

2016 Nissan Altima MechanicalSporting a front-engine/front-wheel drive layout, the 2016 Altima uses a four-wheel independent suspension, with a strut design in the front and multi-link design in the back. Fortified by ZF Sachs shock absorbers and with the presence of electronic hydraulic power-assisted steering, the suspension aids in the Altima’s smooth driving dynamics and superior handling. And if you fancy a tighter driving feel, you can go with the SR trim, which has a sport-tuned suspension.

2016 Nissan Altima Safety

2016 Nissan Altima SafetyThe 2016 Nissan Altima comes with dual front impact airbags and front seat-mounted side impact airbags for the driver and front passenger. There’s also a pair of roof-mounted side curtain air bags for front and rear occupant head protection. Other standard safety and security features on the Altima include Vehicle Dynamic Control (VDC) with Traction Control System (TCS) for reducing the occurrence of skidding and stabilizing the vehicle in less favorable driving conditions, four-wheel disc brakes with ABS for preventing the wheels from locking up when applying the brakes in slippery driving conditions, a tire pressure monitoring system with easy-fill tire alert, a LATCH (Lower Anchors and Tethers for Children) system for smaller and younger passengers, and an anti-theft system with an engine immobilizer. Plus, the Altima is designed with front and rear crumple zones and an energy-absorbing steering column to reduce the impact of a crash. Thanks to its robust collection of safety features, the Insurance Institute for Highway Safety (IIHS) names the Altima sedan as a Top Safety Pick. Can’t wait to Test Drive 2016 Nissan Altima? Schedule a 2016 Altima test drive at Palm Springs Nissan near Hemet CA, which is a Cathedral City Nissan dealer serving Hemet Palm Springs La Quinta Riverside. Check out this dealership now for the latest specials.


*The above information is regarding the base model 2016 Nissan Altima. Standard specs and features may change from year to year. Contact Palm Springs Nissan with any questions regarding the new or used vehicle you’re inquiring about.