Nissan has taken the wraps off of its 2010 Nissan Altima sedan, now in its fourth-generation. For 2010, the Nissan Altima sedan gets a distinctive, sporty new design along with a new restyled hood, grille and front bumper, new wheels, standard Vehicle Dynamic Control (VDC) on all models, revised interior fabric and finishers, new exterior colors and revised option package content. Also, the previous Altima 3.5 SE designation has been renamed the 3.5 SR.
The 2010 Altima’s interior gets upgraded with new options including a premium audio package that include a Bose AM/FM audio system with nine speakers, 4.3-inch color display, USB port with iPod connectivity, Bluetooth, MP3/WMA CD-ROM playback, XM Satellite Radio and a RearView Monitor.
Also available is Nissan’s next-generation Nissan Hard Drive Navigation System with 6.5-inch VGA color touch-screen 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, Bluetooth Streaming Audio, DVD player and an RCA input for auxiliary audio/video connectivity.
The 2010 Nissan Altima sedan continues to be powered by a 175-horsepower 2.5L inline 4-cylinder or 270-hp 3.5L V6. The 2010 Nissan Altima Hybrid sedan is powered by the QR25 2.5L 4-cylinder mated to a electric drive motor/generator and a CVT transmission. It is estimated to have a hybrid system net power rating of 198-hp.
Pricing for the 2010 Altima sedan starts at $19,900 for the 2.5 S with the 2.5L 4-cylinder. Moving up a level, the 2.5 S with more options starts at $21,840. The 2010 Altima sedan 3.5 SR with the 3.5L V6 starts at $24,520. The Altima Hybrid starts at $26,780.
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– By: Omar Rana