2016 Nissan Altima front facia static

US: 2016 Nissan Altima showcased at 2015 MIAS

November 9, 2015

The U.S.-spec 2016 Nissan Altima facelift has made its auto show debut at the 2015 Miami International Auto Show (MIAS). This show will go on till 15 November at the Miami Beach Convention Center.

Nissan says that the facelifted 2016 Nissan Altima is the “most extensive mid-cycle product makeover in the company’s history.” The 2016 Altima is offered in a total of seven trim levels, including the new sporty ‘SR’ grade.

2016 Nissan Altima rear three quarters blue

The 2016 Nissan Altima is powered by a 2.5-liter inline four-cylinder engine that produces 182 hp and 180 lb.-ft. (244 Nm) of torque. Another engine is the 3.5-liter V6 unit generating 270 hp and 251 lb.-ft- (340 Nm) of torque. Both the engines are mated to the Xtronic transmission featuring third generation D-Step logic. The 2.5-liter engine returns 27 mpg city and the 3.5-liter engine returns 22 mpg city. The safety system available in the 2016 Altima include Predictive Forward Collision Warning, radar-based Blind Spot Warning (BSW), Forward Emergency Braking (FEB), Intelligent Cruise Control (ICC) and Rear Cross Traffic Alert (RCTA).

The 2016 Nissan Altima will go on sale in USA on November 11 with a starting price of US$22,500.


The 2016 Nissan Titan XD is also on display at the show. This pickup truck will be available in five trim levels with sales commencing in December. Power is supplied from a new Cummins 5.0-liter V8 turbo-diesel engine that generates 310 hp and 555 lb.-ft. (752 Nm) of torque. The 2016 Titan XD has a towing capacity of more than 12,000 lbs. It is available with several driving aids that include Integrated Trailer Brake Controller, Tow/Haul Mode with Downhill Speed Control, Trailer Sway Control (TSC) and a Trailer Light Check system allowing only one person to hook-up the trailer.

Visitors at the show will also be able to get behind the wheel of several Nissan models like the Murano, Maxima, Rogue, Juke, Pathfinder and Leaf.

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