Nissan Canada recently announced pricing for the new 2016 Altima, which goes on sale this month at Nissan dealers nationwide with a starting MSRP of $23,998.
Altima is one of the most familiar nameplates in the Canadian market, has been transformed for the 2016 model year in one of the most extensive mid-cycle product makeovers in Nissan's history.
The 2016 Altima offers a wide-ranging list of enhancements, including a refreshed exterior following the new Nissan “Energetic Flow” design language introduced on the 2015 Murano and 2016 Maxima. The redesign offers a new lowered muscular front fascia, distinctive V-motion grille, new hood and fenders with tailored character lines. The headlights have also been enhanced with a boomerang design, and offer available LED headlights with LED signature Daytime Running Lights.
In addition, the Altima model lineup has been expanded for 2016 with a new Altima SR grade featuring 18-inch aluminum-alloy wheels, smoked headlights, paddle shifters, rear spoiler, unique suspension tuning and sport interior accents.
The 2016 Altima also offers best-in-class fuel economy - among standard engines - of 6.0 litres per 100 kilometres highway for Altima 2.5. No other mid-size sedan has shown consistent fuel economy gains over the last decade like Altima has, including a 26 percent increase since 2006.
The list of available Altima Safety Shield technologies has also been expanded and includes class-exclusive, Predictive Forward Collision Warning (PFCW), radar-based Blind Spot Warning (BSW), Forward Emergency Braking (FEB), Intelligent Cruise Control (ICC) and Rear Cross Traffic Alert (RCTA).
For the 2016 model year, the Institute for Highway Safety (IIHS) recognized the 2016 Nissan Altima with its Top Safety Pick Plus (TSP+) designation.
The price breakdown for the 2016 Nissan Altima is as follows:
Altima 2.5 S
Altima 2.5 SV
Altima 2.5 SR
Altima 2.5 SL
Altima 3.5 SL
Add a destination and handling charge of $1,700 to all the prices listed above.
The 2016 Altima is available in a choice of six models – 2.5, 2.5 S, 2.5 SR, 2.5 SV, 2.5 SL and 3.5 SL. The five 2.5 litre I4 models feature a 182-horsepower engine, while the 3.5 litre Altima offer a 270-horsepower V6.