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Nissan Altima (2013)

CAR GARAGE | Nissan Altima (2013) | The 2013 Altima gets the Nissan Connect SM and Advanced Drive-Assist Display (ADAD) installed. Infotainment and connectivity are the stuff They deal with: Bluetooth, hands-free messaging, Pandora integration, or USB are some of the features available on the Altima. Starting this summer, the 2013 Nissan Altima will in showrooms at the price of 21.500 dollars.   Now, that figure Remains to be confirmed. Other features include Bluetooth, a Bose sound system, Navigation Nissan Connect SM integrated smartphone connectivity, and other high-tech gizmos, most of them available on the standard version. Now, the engine choice for this car comes down to two units, both powered by gasoline. We have a 2.5 liter engine with four cylinders rated at 182 horsepower and 180 lb-ft of torque. Those wanting more for a V6 power unit displacing 3.5 liters is available. The latest from Nissan Xtronic CVT is Offered in both cases. The estimated fuel efficiency figures

Kia Picanto 3-door (2012)

CAR GARAGE | Kia Picanto 3-door (2012) | The Kia Picanto 3-door has a unique, sporty character while still managing to deliver the same, seemingly contradictory, upgrades as the more family-focused five-door: Stronger performance with lower fuel consumption and CO2 emissions, the safety and luxury features of a large car without an outrageous price tag, and practicality within a compact package. If the five-door Picanto is 'the small car, grown up', then the 3-door is the same but with a twinkle in its eye.  Globally, the market for Picanto-sized cars in 2014 will be around 2.4 million.  Around a million of these will be 3-door cars.

The changes are most obvious in profile, where new doors, rear panels and glass AFT of the A-pillar give the Kia Picanto 3-door a fresh, dynamic appearance, accentuated by the rising belt line That slices through the door handles on each side , and the aerodynamically shaped side sill moldings. Unique alloy wheels on the upper two trim versions are other distinguishing features of the Kia Picanto 3-door. At the front and rear the 3-door Picanto Kia reveals its own personality, too.  The rear bumper has a black rectangular central section in place of body color, a simple measure Relatively That makes the Kia Picanto 3-door sportier Appear instantly. The finishing touch is created by exposed twin chromed exhaust outlets in place of the hidden single tailpipe of the five-door car.

The Kia Picanto 3-door offers brand-new 1.0-and 1.25-liter Kappa petrol engines family, the which deliver fuel economy of up to 67.3mpg with CO2 emissions as low as 99g/km. The larger engine is available with Kia's Eco Dynamics fuel-saving technology - an Intelligent Stop & Go engine stop / start system - or, Alternatively, with automatic transmission. The three-cylinder 1.0-liter unit develops 68bhp and 95Nm of torque. Finally, there is the Eco Dynamics version with fuel consumption at 65.7mpg. The same new running gear developed for the five-door Picanto also Appears on the 3-door.

Whilst the five-door Picanto Kia's simple trim follows naming structure of '1 'for the entry model, '2' for the mid-spec and '3' for the top-of-the-range version a different approach has been taken with the three-door. 3-door Picanto is Offered in four trim specifications: 1, 1 Air, Halo and Equinox.  By offering both entry level and Characterful, more luxurious 3-door Picanto specifications appeals to a broad customer audience within the growing A-segment. Picanto 1, 1 Air, and Halo have four speakers and Picanto Equinox has six. Hello and Picanto Picanto Equinox also have USB and AUX ports, an iPod cable and steering wheel-mounted audio controls.  Whilst the Halo and Equinox versions have differing levels They share equipment Certain items Such as Bluetooth connectivity with voice recognition, automatic lights, front LED daytime running lights and LED rear lights, body-colored side sill moldings and a red front grille surround.


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