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Fuel-efficient Nissan Altima offers outstanding driving

19 Oct 2020

Nissan Oman, from the house of Suhail Bahwan Automobiles (SBA), has announced low EMI on Nissan Altima which offers an outstanding drive, enhanced handling, fuel efficiency and thoughtful technology solutions. Customers can now avail an exceptionally low EMI rate of OMR 159 on Nissan Altima and OMR 180 on Nissan Altima 2.0L Turbo (terms and conditions apply). EMIs are calculated based on 3.2% rate of Interest, 20% down payment, six-year loan tenure. Subject to credit approvals.

Nissan Altima’s state-of-the-art engineering offers those who drive it an effortless power while furthering remarkable fuel economy. Nissan Altima is also cherished by owners in Oman for its classy design, fuel economy, driving performance, technology and comfortability. Its good looks, striking exterior, colour range, spaciousness and fashionable interior have brought the car a lifetime of fans. Its powerful high-performance engine and a range of other options adds to its appeal.

A senior spokesperson for Suhail Bahwan Automobiles (SBA) said, “We are delighted to offer low EMI on Nissan Altima which is a premium mid-size sedan like no other.Nissan Altima has advanced safety features for those seeking a more focused driving experience. Owners vouch that with its advanced technology and in-built design, Nissan Altima is a pleasure to drive.”

The Nissan Altima 2.0L Turbo, which has a new standard of design, driving enjoyment and technology has been creating waves within the mid-size sedan segment since its launch. The sedan’s advanced VC-Turbo engine – the company’s first production-ready variable compression ratio engine – is one of the most advanced internal combustion engines ever created. Similarly, Nissan Altima 2.5L features expressive styling, an uplifting interior, two  powertrains, and advanced Nissan Intelligent Mobility features.

The Nissan Altima 2.0 has the world’s first variable compression turbo engine. The engine is so smart that it anticipates what the driver wants. The Altima’s shape-shifting VC-turbo engine lets the driver enjoy a lot.Nissan Altima 2.5 L unlocks the pure joy of driving through its innovative latest technology and Nissan Intelligent Mobility feature that responds to the world around in real time. 

Powered by an innovative 248 horsepower, 2.0-litre, turbocharged variable compression, four-cylinder engine, Nissan Altima continuously adjusts its compression ratio to optimize power and efficiency. Whether its turbocharged power that pushes you back in your seat or efficiency that sips fuel, even in city streets, Altima’s shape-shifting VC-Turbo engine gives you the best of both worlds.The sedan is a complete technological package – it over delivers on the basics, boasts features and innovative technologies never seen in its class.

The VC-Turbo engine has been developed after years of research and consumer feedback. It seamlessly changes its compression ratio between 8:1 (for high performance) and 14:1 (for high efficiency) – with an advanced multi-link system continuously raising or lowering the pistons’ reach to transform the compression ratio. While a high compression ratio gives greater efficiency, a low compression ratio allows for greater power and torque and avoids knocking.

Nissan Altima also comes standard with a traditional 2.5 litre, four-cylinder engine. The  2.5-litre inline 4-cylinder, which is standard on all  Altima grades, utilizes more than 80% or redesigned parts. Nissan Altima 2.0 L Turbo delivers 248 horsepower and has dimensions of 4900 x 1852 x 1447mm (LxWxH). It has a CVT transmission, a Wheelbase of 2825mm and Fuel Tank capacity of 61 litres. 

Excellent value 

Creating a new standard of design, driving enjoyment and technology within the mid-size sedan segment, Nissan Altima features expressive styling, an uplifting interior, two  powertrains, and advanced Nissan Intelligent Mobility features. 

Among the Nissan Altima’s many features, perhaps the one that stands out most is its ‘class above’ appeal, which is apparent at first look and first touch of both the exterior and interior executions. Ensuring these are right is critical to success in this segment as mid-size sedan buyers are traditionally motivated first and foremost by the rational aspects of the purchase decision – excellent value, reliability and comfort. This is particularly true of Nissan Altima buyers who are typically well-informed on the segments’ competitive offerings.The Nissan Altima’s design was inspired by the award-winning Nissan V Motion 2.0 concept car, which debuted at the 2017 North American International Auto Show in Detroit. 

Cutting edge technology

Cutting-edge Nissan Intelligent Mobility technologies have been integrated into the Altima as standard. These include Nissan’s Rear Cross Traffic Alert, which helps drivers to detect stationary objects when reversing. When an object is detected, the system warns the driver with visual and audible warnings. Altima also provides front, side and rear safety monitoring and intervention technologies – including Automatic Emergency Braking with Pedestrian Detection, Lane Departure Warning (LDW), radar-based Blind Spot Warning (BSW), Rear Cross Traffic Alert (RCTA) and High Beam Assist (HBA).

Athletic stance

Like the show car, the production Altima attracts immediate attention with its athletic stance and proportions – lower, wider and more dynamic than previous generations, thanks in part to platform packaging and the use of two low-profile engine designs. Compared with the previous generation, Altima is 1.1 inches lower in height, 1.0 inches longer in length and 0.9 inches wider – while also featuring a smaller front overhang thanks a 1.9-inch longer wheelbase and the rear wheels being pushed farther to the corners. The result is a dramatically sleeker yet more sophisticated look. The coefficient of drag is just 0.26. Larger, available 19-inch wheels and tires really help elevate the vehicle’s appearance, giving it a more linear, tailored feel that’s emphasized by the sharp horizontal lines, and signature Nissan design cues such as the V-motion grille and streamlined boomerang lights.

Available exterior elements include the expressive V-motion grille with dark chrome finish, LED projector headlights with signature Daytime Running Lights, LED fog lights, floating roof with slim pillars and single panel moonroof. A range of available exterior colours –including a deep-tinted Scarlet Ember red that changes hue with the light, and avibrant Sunset Drift orange with unique reflective pigment – help bring out the exterior’s sculptural details and highlights.

Luxury feel

Inside, the  Altima interior offers a near-luxury feel in both design and materials – marked by the lightweight, layered and more horizontal “gliding wing” instrument panel. A range of premium interior colours and trim accents are available depending on grade level.

The uplifting interior design also offers a high level of comfort and convenience amenities and connectivity features are offered – including standard 7.0-inch Advanced Drive Assist Display, enhanced NASA-inspired Zero Gravity seat design with dual-density foam and added bolstering for improved holding and support, available perforated leather-appointed seat inserts, available remote engine start with Intelligent Climate Control andavailable 8-way driver’s seat with memory.Altima also comes equipped with Apple CarPlay™ and Android Auto™, with 8-inch multi-touch colour display, Bluetooth® Hands-free Phone System and Streaming audio via Bluetooth®. Altima’s selection of audio and infotainment choices include a Bose® Premium Audio system with nine speakers, including a digital amplifier with eight channels of custom equalization. 

Confident driving experience

Along with the all-weather traction offered by all-wheel drive system, Altima benefit from a range of enhanced suspension, steering and chassis control systems. Key suspension changes include the first Altima application of monotube rear shocks, added suspension reinforcements to improve vehicle response without impacting harshness, and suspension geometry adjustments to improve steering feedback. The goal in the chassis development is to provide a more comfortable, controlled and confident driving experience – not just for the higher grades but for every Altima.

The steering system has been upgraded to adual-pinion electric power steering design (DP-EPS), which enhances steering feel performance and reduces steering system noise. Steering effort is reduced at low speeds for ease of driving, and effort is increased at higher speeds for improved feedback and control.The Altima includes advanced Integrated Dynamics Module (IDM). It includes three unique systems – Intelligent Ride Control, Intelligent Trace Control and Vehicle Dynamics Control – similar to those found on the flagship Nissan Maxima sedan. 

Awards for Nissan

In 2016, 2017, 2018 and 2019, Nissan was conferred with ‘Oman’s Most Trusted Brand’ award across categories including SUV, crossover, 4WD and mid-size  Nissan, considered a premium and trusted name in the market, was the only brand to have won the recognition for four times in a row in the automobile category. The award is instituted by Apex Press and Publishing.

SBA commitment

SBA is largely committed to supporting Nissan’s growth in the Sultanate through major emphasis on customer satisfaction and by providing world-class after-sales services in Oman. With a national network of 14 showrooms, 17 service centres and 24 spare parts outlets, SBA has further built upon its legacy of excellent customer service and providing value for money to each of its customers.

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After sales service

Every customer purchasing a Nissan vehicle can be assured of Nissan’s top class after sales service, which guarantees the advantage of factory-trained experts. 

Nissan’s impressive vehicle line-up

Nissan has built up its reputation through innovative technology, and a broad product line-up. 

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