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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

Volkswagen Passat US Version (2012)

CAR GARAGE | Volkswagen Passat US Version (2012) | The Volkswagen Passat TDI version-the only clean diesel option in the segment, delivers an estimated 43 miles per gallon on the highway with the manual transmission, with a range of almost 800 miles.  If all that Was not impressive enough, the 2012 Passat comes with a starting MSRP of just $ 19.995 for a five-cylinder models with standard dual-zone climate control, Bluetooth  connectivity, steering wheel audio controls, and all scheduled maintenance covered under Volkswagen's no-charge three-year/36 ,000-mile Carefree Maintenance program.

Safety is not on the option list at Volkswagen, the which is why every 2012 VW Passat comes with a comprehensive suite of active and passive safety features. Naturally, every new 2012 Volkswagen Passat comes with Electronic Stability Control (ESC) that helps compensate for overseer or under steer by Applying individual corrective forces to each of the wheels. Also standard is an Anti-lock Braking System, Hydraulic Brake Assist, Tire Pressure Monitoring, and Volkswagen's acclaimed Intelligent Crash Response System. The six standard airbags include driver and front passenger front and side thorax airbags, Side Curtain Protection together with front and rear airbags. Peace of mind in owning a new Volkswagen's Passat comes from no-charge Carefree Maintenance Program.

The all-new Volkswagen Passat offers three drive train options: a responsive 2.5-liter gasoline engine, a remarkably fuel efficient 2.0-liter TDI Clean Diesel and a powerful 3.6-liter VR6. The refined, 2.5-liter five-cylinder engine features chain-driven double overhead camshafts, four valves per cylinder and maintenance-free hydraulic lifters.

The 2.0-liter TDI  Clean Diesel in-line four-cylinder engine Produces 140 hp and 236 lb-ft of torque. It delivers an EPA estimated fuel economy rating of 43 mpg on the highway when equipped with the six-speed manual transmission, giving a range of 795 miles on one tank of ultra-low-sulfur clean diesel. The TDI engine is equipped with a Selective Catalytic Reduction System (SCR), a clean engine emissions That fulfills requirements in all 50 states. Optional on the Volkswagen Passat TDI Clean Diesel is Volkswagen's DSG  six-speed automatic. This dual-clutch transmission is Considered the most-efficient automatic in the world. It incorporates a dual-clutch system engages and disengages instantly That gears without the need for a clutch pedal. Shifting on the new Passat VR6 is handled by a standard six-speed DSG.

Available chrome-trimmed gauges surround a digital multifunction display. Except for the base version, all other Passat trims have chrome interior Accents on the window, mirror adjustment and trunk opening switches.  Even in the base version, the driver's seat adjusts eight Airways, Including lumbar, while most models feature eight-way power adjustment. Inviting cloth trim is Offered with the base S model, with the SE versions feature Volkswagen's trademark perforated V-Tex leatherette, and SEL models moving up to full leather seating surfaces.


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