We share with you today the result of our detailed test drive of the Japanese sedan; the 2020 Nissan Altima which is the star of this episode of Test Drive program presented by Kareem Deeb on your site ArabGT.
But first, we would like to remind you that we have previously test-driven the all-new sixth generation of Nissan Altima sedan in an episode of Special Coverage program. Its’ also worth saying that Nissan Altima debuted in 1992 as a 1993 model.
The new Nissan Altima has become longer and wider despite its reduced weight, and it got a more elegant and youthful design characterized by the sharp horizontal lines and signature Nissan design cues such as the V-motion grille and streamlined boomerang lights.
Watch The 2020 Nissan Altima Video:
The New Altima is available with two engine options
A naturally aspirated 2.5-liter inline 4-cylinder direct-injection engine, which produces 188 horsepower and 244 Nm of torque, so that the car can accelerate from 0 to 100 km / h in approximately 8 seconds.
This engine is available in two categories: Altima SV and Altima SL.
A 2.0-liter 4-cylinder VC-Turbo engine which replaced the previous-generation Nissan Altima’s 3.5-liter V6 engine. This engine is used in the car Kareem Deeb test-drove in today’s episode, and it generates 248 horsepower and 370 Nm of torque. With this engine, the car accelerates from 0 to 100 km / h in 6 seconds.
This engine is available in Altima S, Altima SV, Altima Sport, and Altima SL trim levels.
Both engine options are connected to CVT gearbox with the front-wheel-drive system as standard. The maximum speed of the 2020 Nissan Altima is 220 km / h (electronically limited).
As a reminder, The 2020 Nissan Altima competes against Hyundai Sonata, Honda Accord, and Toyota Camry, and the price of the new Altima in the UAE market starts from $ 25,300, equivalent to 94,900 SAR or 92,900 AED.