The Nissan Altima, ranked number one in its segment in the 2009 J.D. Power and Associates Initial Quality Study, has new and exciting features in its 2010 model year. The fresh styling and technological enhancements ensure the Altima’s popularity will continue through the new year.
Now in its fourth generation, with nearly 3.2 million units sold worldwide, the Altima provides exceptional quality and value in the mid-size sedan and coupe classes.
Again in 2010, Altima is available in a variety of trim levels, including 175-horsepower 2.5-liter inline 4-cylinder and 270-horsepower 3.5-liter V6 engine-equipped 4-door Altima Sedam and sporty 2-door Altima Coupe versions.
The Altima Hybrid is estimated to have a hybrid system net power rating of 198 horsepower (148 kW) while maintaining low tailpipe emissions, earning Altima Hybrid and Advanced Technology Partial Zero Emissions Vehicle rating. EPA fuel economy is estimated at 35 mpg City and 33 mpg Highway. Combined with Altima’s standard 20-gallon fuel tank, the Altima Hybrid has a projected driving range of over 600 miles between fill-ups.
Style changes include a restyled hood, grille and front bumper, new wheel designs, standard Vehicle Dynamic Control, revised interior fabric and finishers and new exterior colors.
The entertainment system has been upgraded with new available audio packages that include Bose AM/FM audio system with nine speakers, 4.3-inch color display, USB port with iPod connectivity, Bluetooth Hands-free Phone System, MP3/WMA CD-ROM playback and RearView Monitor.
Also available with Altima Sedan, Coupe and Hybrid models is a next-generation Nissan Hard Drive Navigation System with 6.5-inch VGA color touch-screen display (replaces the 4.3-inch display), 9.3GB Music Box for music storage and playback, advanced map data including speed limit advisories, Zagat restaurant guide, XM NavTraffic and XM NavWeather (XM subscription required, sold separately), Bluetooth Streaming Audio, DVD player and an RCA input for auxiliary audio/video connectivity.
To learn more about the 2010 Nissan Altima, stop into Pomoco Nissan located in Hampton, VA.