2020 is the year of the Altima. What was formerly mostly a budget consideration for some buyers has come into its own and now offers premium interior technology and refined exterior style in a way that keeps the Altima within its affordable buying window but still gives bigger spenders a way to create the Altima they demand. You'll notice that the new Altima definitely doesn't look like the Altimas you've known in the past. This is one sharp looker; best of all, the new Altima isn't just high style. There's a wealth of substance there, too, with functional features and people-centric design that meets the demands of just about every customers shopping for a car this year. Join us as we review the S, SR, SV, SL and Platinum Altima trims. Keep in mind that two of those trims have a VC-Turbo engine option for greater and smoother power.
Exterior - 2020 Nissan Altima
The Altima is shorter in the back this year and longer in the front for a much more distinct style. LED signature lighting is standard on higher trims for a much more premium headlight and taillight performance. The Platinum trim gets big 19" aluminum-alloy wheels that genuinely improve the posture of the Altima and give it a much more graceful appearance in motion. People have been asking the Altima to make its stand, to stand out more and grab some attention. Nissan showed it a lot of love this year, and for the first time in a long time, the Altima is going to turn heads and be the vehicle everyone wants to own. It's a brand new sedan in 2020.
Interior - 2020 Nissan Altima near Garden Grove
If you just want a basic Altima without all the frills, Nissan makes that very easy to do. The base model S starts out with a host of nice features that may just satisfy you as a buyer without having to pay more for extra trims. The S gets an 8-inch touchscreen infotainment system powered by NissanConnect, push button start, and 60/40-split folding rear seat. Easy to clean cloth seats start you off nicely. Most folks are going to want to push the Altima to its limits, though, and if that's what you want, Nissan really set you up for success this year. Luxury features on the Altima include a power sliding glass moonroof (SV), Dual-zone automatic temperature control (SV), 9-speaker Bose premium audio system (SL), and Interior Accent Lighting (Platinum). You really need to test out the interior accent lighting. It's a soothing, upscale feature that many people don't even know about.
Mechanical - Nissan Altima specs near Garden Grove
Nissan opted for two engine choices in 2020, and they've matched those engines with a nice continuously variable automatic transmission that responds quickly and really handles shifts well. The SR VC-Turbo trim even features paddle shifters with a manual shift mode for an engaging, brand new driving experience on your Altima. All-wheel drive is available on the standard engine configuration, but front-wheel drive will be the only choice if you opt for the higher powered engine.
Powertrain - Nissan Altima specs near Garden Grove CA
Two engine options give you the choice between 188 horsepower or 248 horsepower on your Altima. The turbocharged engine is well worth the upgrade, and we believe that the majority of people are going to want that extra burst of power. With all the exterior upgrades to the Altima, it only makes sense that you'd want to have the performance to showcase that elegant new style.
Safety - 2020 Nissan Altima dealer
No one wants to think about car accidents, but the reality is that the road is still a sometimes dangerous place to be. The more safety features Nissan offers, the safer you're going to be against the misfortune of a car accident. 2020 is a stellar year for the Altima's safety platform. The new Altima is equipped with 10 standard airbags, a traction control system, and electronic brake force distribution and brake assist features to give you advanced stability while braking. ProPilot Assist is standard on the SV trim and higher, and that's where you find the bulk of your driver-assist features: blind spot monitoring and rear cross traffic alert. The Altima also offers advanced driver-assist features that are missing on other midsize sedans. You get standard automatic emergency braking and Intelligent Forward Collision Warning, both two features that other midsize sedans tragically leave off their standard lineup of safety features. The Altima gets everything right, but it's especially on point in its safety platform this year.
The 2020 Altima is sure to be one of our most popular vehicles in 2020. Please stop by today and ask to see your favorite trim! Our sales team will be happy to go over the features of the new Altima with you and then let you hit the road yourself for a full test drive. Driving is believing, and we know that once you drive the new Altima, you'll realize there's no other sedan for you. Just call or stop by today!*Article for general informational purposes, for complete details please contact the dealership.