The Nissan Altima, available in North America and also in the Middle East, is a mid-size automobile produced by Nissan. On other markets, there is a related mid-size sedan called the Nissan Teana, which is built on the same FF-L platform used for the 2002–2006 Altima. The name “Altima”, in fact, pointed to a trim line of the Nissan Laurel [mid-size] car sold in Central America and the Caribbean before 1992. The next year, in 1993, the company interrupted its Stanza due to criticism and replaced it with the US-made Altima. The Nissan Altima is stronger and larger than the Nissan Sentra but smaller from the Nissan Maxima.
Nissan’s company in Canton, Mississippi, began producing the additional number Altima cars in the year 2004 to meet increasing demand; before all that Altima cars had been built in Smyrna, Tennessee. At the beginning, it was formally known as “Stanza Altima,” and this name appeared on the early owner manuals. The fastest performance of Altima models among all 4-cylinder competitors is due to the fact that it used Nissan’s 150 hp (112 kW) KA24DE I4 DOHC engine mated to a 5-speed manual or 4-speed automatic. On the other hand, the Japanese Bluebird SSS could be had with Nissan’s SR20DET engine and all-wheel drive.)
Similarly, the second contemporaries (chassis model L30) were also styled by Nissan’s California [design] centre. The total volume remained identical at 108 cubic feet, or 3.1 m3, but it was apparently distributed better and had more space. However, many people did not like its plainer styling and cheapened interior. In short, it had a new interior and brought a revised glove box and cup holders. It also had a folding [back] seat, XE excepted, in addition to depowered airbags.
The third- contemporaries (chassis model L31) appeared for the 2002 model year. Nissan’s new FF-L platform that was unique to North America and had no equivalent model in Japan was the basis on which this product was built. On April 12, 2006, the company also announced fourth generation of Nissan Altima (chassis model L32) at the New York Auto Show.
The 2011 model is available in a sedan and a coupe version. The basic sedan version is 2.5 liter model, but there are two upgraded models, a 2.5S, and a V6-powered 3.5S. Coupe editions are available in 2.5S or a 3.5RS trim.
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