The navigation system for the Altima and Maxima have been upgraded as well, Autonews wrote today, while the Sentra is now offering a navigation option priced at $400. The navigation upgrades provide a wide array of features, including restaurant reviews, traffic information and weather forecasts, the source wrote.
Other features will be offered as well, such as a hard drive for music and DVD videos. Together with the navigation system, the new features are comprised in a separate package priced at $1,850 for the Maxima and $1,780 for the Altima.
The 2010 Altima went on sale in the United States earlier this month and will be offered in several trim levels, including a new 3.5 SR configuration that replaces the old 3.5 SE version.
The car is powered by either a 2.5-liter 4-cylinder unit developing 175 horsepower or a 3.5-liter V6 configuration that generates 270 horsepower. The hybrid model comes with a 2.5-liter 4-cylinder powerplant and standard electronically-controlled CVT with an advanced electric unit. The hybrid powertrain develops 198 horsepower, with EPA fuel economy estimated at 35 mpg city and 33 mpg highway.
Other features include a Bose AM/FM audio system with nine speakers, 4.3-inch color display, USB port with iPod connectivity, Bluetooth Hands-free Phone System, MP3/WMA CD-ROM playback, XM Satellite Radio (XM subscription required, sold separately) and RearView Monitor.