Three Nissan vehicles recently earned JD Power APEAL awards. This test looks at automotive performance, execution, and layout on new models. The all-new 2016 Nissan TITAN XD took first for the Large Light Duty Pickup segment, the Maxima won the Large Car segment, and the Altima came in second for the Midsize Car segment.
According to Nissan, the JD Power APEAL awards are given on the basis of customer satisfaction and surveys. In other words, Nissan owners were so satisfied with their driving experience, that they ranked three models among the highest in the industry. Many especially noted the sense of safety provided by Nissan Safety Shield technologies like Predictive Forward Collision Warning, Blind Spot Warning, and more.
“It is gratifying to see three vehicles that are either all-new or redesigned receive such high marks from customers,” said Christian Meunier, VP of Sales and Marketing for Nissan. “And along with our best-selling sedans and crossovers, Nissan is providing more options as we launch the ‘Year of the Truck’ with our all-new TITAN and TITAN XD trucks.”
This is the 21st year in a row for the JD Power APEAL survey. Models are ranked on a 1,000-point overall scale. The TITAN scored an 867, the Maxima had 857, and the Altima had 824 points. The Murano and Sentra also scored high, at 831 and 814. This is pretty impressive for Nissan, especially considering the fact the industry average was just 801 points.
The Nissan Altima is a favorite in the Fayetteville and Lumberton areas. It’s perfect for saving some money at the pump if you are a road trip junkie! You’ll enjoy an impressive 27 city MPG* and 39 highway MPG* The aerodynamic exterior design is efficient for highway driving.
The Altima got a sportier, sleeker makeover for the 2016 model year. You’ll notice the grille was improved, LED headlights were added, and there are now seven trim levels to satisfy any buyer’s needs. It was awarded an IIHS Top Safety Pick Plus, so you can rest assured you’ll be driving down the road in a car that will keep you safe.
The exterior wasn’t the only thing upgraded and improved for 2016. Inside the Altima, you and your passengers will appreciate the dual zone climate control. On the technology front, you won’t be disappointed. The Altima has all the benefits of NissanConnect Services. These include remote start access from your phone, voice or touch activated interactions, numerous safety features, and navigation with Google or SiriusXM. You can also jam to your favorite tunes on Pandora, iHeartRadio, SiriumXM Satellite Radio, or Bluetooth.
The 2016 Altima is just fun to drive! With the little features you can’t live without like push button start, alloy wheels, and premium speakers (some trim levels), you’ll enjoy every trip you take in your Altima.
The 2016 Nissan Altima is all about you. Isn’t it time you found out for yourself? Come in to Terry Chapin Nissan and test drive one today.