Nissan Canada announces lowest in its segment fuel for 2013 Altima
The new CVT Nissan contributes to the considerable improvement of the fuel consumption of 15% compared to that of the previous generation.
The all-new 2013 Nissan Altima offers the best fuel economy in its class with 5.0 l/100 km on the highway *, making it the most fuel-efficient vehicle in the Nissan range, in addition to the fully electric Nissan LEAF.
Fuel consumption of the new Nissan Altima, the best in its class, is largely attributable to the gearbox continuously variable (CVT) new generation of Nissan. Nissan is a leader in CVT gearboxes in its sector and has over 20 years experience in design and engineering. To design this new gearbox generation, not less than 70% of the rooms have been redesigned. Internal friction has been reduced in a proportion of 40% (compared to the previous version.) The Xtronic CVT new generation is also endowed with a new control and transmission ratio was increased, thereby reducing noise and fuel consumption and improve the workability and the nervousness of vehicle.
Another factor contributing to the impressive energy efficiency of the 2013 Nissan Altima, the new body of the vehicle, which weighs 32 kg less than the previous and becomes the lightest in the category.
"The Nissan Altima is one of the best selling range of Nissan Canada vehicles for many years and we believe that this amazing fuel economy will keep him Japan's best-selling model in the segment," stated Judy Wheeler, Director of Marketing, Nissan Canada Inc. "The new Altima demonstrated a dynamic driving performance and incredible fuel economy are not mutually exclusive, placing the Altima in a category share in the segment of intermediate vehicles very competitive and spot more and more models. "
Fuel consumption of the 2013 Nissan Altima
Fuel consumption (l/100 km)
Engine Capacity Model City Road Combine
2013 Nissan Altima QR25DE 2.5 l 7.4 5.0 6.3
2013 Nissan Altima VQ35DE 3.5 L 9.3 6.4 8.0
2013 Altima Sedan
The Nissan Altima has come a long way since its launch 20 years ago. At present, with the arrival on the market in the summer 2012 brand new design of the fifth generation, Nissan is preparing to once again redefine the intermediate sedan segment by launching the most attractive vehicle, target and dynamic its category.
Among the many features of the 2013 Altima include a fuel consumption of 5.0 l/100 km on the highway *, the smallest in its class (2.5 liter), a new style outdoor research providing a strong presence and excellent aerodynamics, high-end interior with quality materials and an unparalleled balance between ride comfort, road holding and driving pleasure to be due to a projected acceleration optimal.
Based on the business philosophy of Nissan, "Innovation for All", the new Altima also includes equipment for the integrated serial connectivity on smart phone NissanConnectMS with the telephone system and hands-free Bluetooth audio streaming by Bluetooth and optional wizard typesetting handsfree messages, search by points of interest in real time by Google ™, the send function has the car by Google ™, the warning device tire, and technologies "perimeter protection" new generation, including a warning system on the blind spot detection system lane departure detection system and moving objects.
The dynamic performance is achieved thanks to a choice of two engines: a redesigned engine DOHC 2.5-liter inline 4-cylinder 182 hp developping (estimate) and a perfect 3.5-liter V6 engine developping 270 hp (estimated) . Both engines are coupled to a serial Xtronic box CVTMD. The new design of the CVT box new generation Altima, allowing smooth gear shifting and better fuel efficiency, reflects the experience of Nissan more than 20 years as a leader in the field of 'engineering and design. The independent suspension 4-wheel redesigned Altima is endowed active control understeer, a first for the segment, improving handling and nervousness of the vehicle.
The high-end interior design is particularly elegant, with regard to the touch, thanks to the seats "zero gravity" inspired those of NASA, a coating leather optional, and a new aid to the screen driving ahead of series located in the center of the dashboard, directly opposite the driver, which it transmits information cles, including the navigation system, notices of receipt of text messages and audio data. The high driving comfort Altima is obviously conferred by many interior features include a heated steering wheel, optional on the SL model, which costs less than $ 30,000.
The 2013 Nissan Altima is proposed in six well equipped models: Altima 2.5, 2.5 S, 2.5 SV, 2.5 SL, 3.5 SV and 3.5 SL. The new Altima is assembled in the United States.
* Source: Data from Autodata, May 28, 2012, the fuel consumption of intermediate sedans in 2012 with a internal combustion engine. Fuel consumption of the Altima was evaluated by Nissan Motor Company Limited. Actual mileage may vary with driving conditions - use for comparison only.
Source: Nissan Canada
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