Nissan showcases all-new 2013 Nissan Altima at Qatar Motor Show
- Qatar: Tuesday, February 26 - 2013 at 08:35
- PRESS RELEASE
Nissan showcased the all-new 2013 Nissan Altima at the Qatar Motor Show in February, where record-breaking crowds and great reviews greeted Nissan's latest offering. Co-hosted by the Qatar Tourism Authority, the region's biggest automotive event showcased brands from across the globe, but it was the new Altima that proved to be a star as experts weighed in on the vehicle's looks and performance.
"We took one of our most successful models, kept its DNA and changed nearly everything - the visual appeal, the driving experience and, of course, the technology," explained Atsuo Kosaka, Managing Director, Nissan Middle East.
"The new Altima reaffirms Nissan's new brand philosophy of 'Innovation and Excitement for Everyone' and challenges the traditional view of the midsize sedan," he added.
The new Altima offers numerous segment defining attributes:
•Best-in-class seat comfort inspired by zero-gravity research, an Advanced Drive-Assist™ Display.
•Safety Shield Technologies: Blind Spot Warning (BSW), Lane Departure Warning (LDW), Moving Object Detection (MOD) systems, Rear view camera.
•First in class Remote Engine Start for comfort as soon as you enter the cabin.
•Power-train efficiency: equipped with either 2.5-litre or 3.5-litre engines and the new generation CVT for better performance fuel efficiency.
•Multimedia package: Bluetooth® Hands-Free Phone System and Streaming Audio, 7 inch colour touch display, Navigation and BOSE® Premium Audio 9 speaker System.
Five well-equipped models
(Three 2.5-litre engine equipped models, 2.5 S, 2.5 SV and 2.5 SL, along with two 3.5-litre V6 equipped models, 3.5 SV and 3.5 SL)
Altima 2.5 S includes: 2.5-litre DOHC 16-valve 4-cylinder engine, Next Generation Xtronic CVT® (Continuously Variable Transmission), Active Trace Control (ATC), Vehicle Dynamic Control (VDC), Traction Control System (TCS), 4-wheel Anti-lock Braking System (ABS), Electronic Brake Force Distribution (EBD), Remote keyless entry with Push Button Ignition, AM/FM/CD audio system with Aux-in with 2 speakers, steering wheel mounted meter display control, air conditioning with rear vents, 60/40 split fold-down including best-in-class seat comfort inspired by zero-gravity research, Nissan Advanced Air Bag System (AABS) with driver and passenger single-stage supplemental front impact airbags (2 airbags).
Altima 2.5 SV (in addition to S features): Nissan Intelligent Key, Steering wheel mounted Audio & Cruise Control buttons, 6 speakers, Auto on/off Head lamp (enhanced type), Cruise control, Parking sensors (2 Front & 2 Rear), Foglamp, Bodycolor outside mirror, Chrome front cup holder, Console & interior door handle piano black trim, 215/55 R17 Tires, 17"Aluminium wheel, 5 inch LCD display for audio, Bluetooth® hands free phone with steering wheel mounted buttons, Mic in roof console, USB port with iPod connectivity, Rear view camera.
Altima 2.5 SL (in addition to Altima 2.5 SV features): Auto dimming Inside mirror, Power window with One-touch auto-up/down for passenger, Driver 6-way power seat, Dual zone auto A/C, Vanity mirror with illumination and rod extension, Side cargo net, Compass, Side turn lamp in Outside mirror, Mood lamp in roof console, Side & Curtain airbag, Leather wrapped Steering, Remote engine start system
Altima 3.5 SV (in addition to 2.5 SV features): 3.5L V6, Paddle Shift on Column w/ manual mode, AT with Ds Mode.
Altima 3.5 SL (in addition to 3.5 SV features): Leather seat and trim with double stitch, Driver's 8-way power seat, Power lumbar support, Leather wrapped shift knob, Bose audio & 9 speakers, Xenon head lamps, Dual zone auto A/C, Auto dimming Inside mirror, Normal sunroof, Leather wrapped steering, Side cargo net, Compass, Remote Engine Starter, Side turn lamp in Outside mirror, Power window with One-touch auto-up/down for pass, Vanity mirror with illumination and rod extension, Side & Curtain airbag, Rear 2 independent type headrest, LED tail lamp, Premium interior trim (wooden with beige colour/metal with black colour)
Navigation pack (Altima SV & Altima 2.5 SL)
7-inch colour touch display
Bose audio and 9-speaker system (upgrading from standard 6-speaker system)
Technology pack (Altima 3.5 SL only)
7-inch colour touch display
Next-generation Safety Shield Technologies, including Blind Spot Warning (BSW), Lane Departure Warning (LDW) and Moving Object Detection (MOD) systems
Remote engine start option for S and SV grades
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