Family sedans like the Nissan Altima are always alluring, especially for those who are not happy with the concept of crossovers. On this the latest 2021 model year edition that speaks a more refined language makes the Altima series all the more desirable from as many aspects you can think of.
In other words, the 2021 Nissan Altima could prove its competence and usefulness to the brim while making an exceptional mark with a handful of unconventional feature options. In this the most alluring is the option to drive with all four wheels, which is very rare for a sedan. Next comes a variable-compression kind of turbocharged engine. Then there is the VC-Turbo engine present in the 2021 model year lineup which is being specially reserved for sportier versions, because of its surprisingly athletic performance.
According to the Salinas Nissan dealership, the 2021 Nissan Altima has also up in its sleeves a very alluring cabin layout where the focus is entirely on providing the occupants a comfortable accommodation.
Along with this comes a host of advanced driver assist and safety features.
Drive and Ride Comfort
The 2021 model year edition of Nissan Altima lines up a 188-hp 2.5-liter four-cylinder engine as standard that is paired to a continuously variable automatic transmission (CVT). Then there is an optional 2.0-liter four-cylinder turbocharged engine that easily dominates the road imperfection with its 248 horsepower after mating to a CVT.
This 2.5-liter engine can be configured as all-wheel drive. Both the engines have one thing in common, they deliver highly predictable moves, and smooth acceleration. The VC-Turbo engine however makes the 2021 Nissan Altima significantly faster.
In this, the 2021 Nissan Altima SR trim models receive the support of a sport-tuned suspension as well as a good ride height attained because of the 19-inch wheels. All this help the 2021 Nissan Altima in becoming more entertaining especially when driven on twisty roads. Surprisingly enough, the range topping Platinum model shows more cornering grip than that of the 2019 BMW 330i xDrive models.
The 2021 model year edition of Nissan Altima always ensures a comfortable ride because of these performance tweaks the manufacturer has supported it with. These effective diving dynamics helped the 2021 Nissan Altima models prevent any shudder when driving through rough surfaces. Its steering system responds in time and with high precision results, while the brake pedal listens to the driving inputs instantaneously, making you feel much secure and safe.
Features for Safety and Driver-Assistance
As per the Nissan Salinas, the 2021 model year edition of Nissan Altima has earned a five-star crash-test rating from the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA), as well as from the Insurance Institute for Highway Safety (IIHS) and was selected as a Top Safety Pick. For this Nissan has installed the latest possible forward-collision warning system in tune with automated emergency braking, blind-spot monitoring, high-beam assist, rear cross-traffic alert, and many more. Nissan in its 2021 Altima models has enabled a semi-autonomous drive mode named as the ProPilot Assist that works on the basis of an available lane-departure warning, adaptive cruise control and lane-keeping assist and rear automated emergency braking.