Nissan is cooking up a gentle replace for its Altima, which we’ll probably see launched for the 2023 mannequin yr.
A prototype just lately noticed within the wild exhibits solely minor tweaks to the outside, particularly a brand new grille and entrance fascia. The modifications give the sedan a barely sportier look.
Greater modifications are taking place inside, the place the middle stack will obtain a bigger infotainment display and a extra fashionable design for a few of the controls.
We do not anticipate any powertrain modifications with this replace. The Altima is presently accessible with the selection of a 188-hp 2.5-liter inline-4 or a 248-hp 2.0-liter turbocharged inline-4. The only real transmission is a CVT, however consumers can select between front- or all-wheel drive.
Annual Altima gross sales within the U.S. have been increased than 250,000 models as just lately as 2017, although final yr the determine got here in at simply over 100,000 models. The Altima was final redesigned for 2019 and this replace is not more likely to change the gross sales pattern given the continuing shopper shift towards SUVs and pickup vans.