The segment of family sedans has suffered a setback since the crossover SUV models surged in popularity. But it has also done some good to the sedan family, since the automakers started putting new efforts in enhancing the ride comfort and other goodies in their sedan models. The 2021 Nissan Altima stands as one of those models that has got some class leading qualities to lead its segment. A renowned auto critic interpreted this to us, when we visited our long trusted Salinas Nissan dealership showroom.

Pleasant Surprises

The year 2021 encouraged Nissan to push the sales of its flagship sedan product Altima with some meaningful changes. We get to see some much-desired features installed in the lineup, among which the option to drive with all four wheels was the major attraction for us. It is indeed a rare thing to be seen in a sedan. Wee got to observe a new turbocharged engine equipped with a variable-compression that contributed a lot in the smooth moves when the road conditions were not favorable.

Robust Engine Choices

To make a ride smooth and comforting, a vehicle needs ample power supply. The 2021 model year edition of Nissan Altima could accomplish this virtue because of the robust engine choices it got. In the lineup you will find at the base, a 2.5-liter four-cylinder engine as standard that is paired to a continuously variable automatic transmission (CVT) to sprint out 188-hp. Then there is an optional 2.0-liter four-cylinder turbocharged engine that was made to deal with the road imperfections better. For that it had 248 horsepower at its disposal after mating to a CVT.

To get even more performance vibe, Nissan allocates a 2.5-liter engine configured as all-wheel drive to satisfy the driving desires of many buyers. But whichever engine you choose to be loaded under the hood of your 2021 Nissan Altima they never shirk away from delivering highly predictable drive moves and proving their mettle in smooth acceleration. For those who opted for the VC-Turbo engine the 2021 Nissan Altima would serve them with a noticeably higher speed.

How Comforting?

The true sign of a good car is the level of comfort it can impart to its users. In this regard too, the 2021 model year edition of Nissan Altima stands ahead of many other models of its own category.  For this, it has laid out a comfortable cabin, with more attention towards making the riders comfortable and trouble free. The seats are more supportive than luxurious. This helps the travelers maintain a good posture throughout the journey and return without a travel fatigue.

We came to know directly from the Nissan Salinas dealership, that all these above mentioned virtues are only to list down a few of the overall goodness of the 2021 Nissan Altima model series. To know more about what else it has got to offer, it is recommended that you take a test drive with this exemplary sedan, at your earliest.

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