When Nissan released photos of the facelifted, MY2016 Altima in September I almost missed them, as skimming the images suggested it was just a new batch of Maxima pictures. It seems the carmaker decided that it will push the new front look pioneered by the Murano and Maxima onto all its models – the facelifts of the Pathfinder and Sentra are just around the corner. Personally, I much prefer the pre-facelift model, which I feel not only simply looks better but also shows a more distinctive personality. Why would Nissan mess with success? Is a unified front end on all its cars that important? Would I like it more if the front end was more successful?
About Krzysztof Wozniak
Kriss grew up in Poland reading German car magazines, before moving to England and graduating to the British magazines, which he still considers the best in the world and continues reading them after he'd moved to the US. In college he promised himself he's buy himself a used Porsche before he turned 30 (not to be accused of having a mid-life crisis), but instead family needs dictated a Subaru Outback. Still waiting for that perfect moment to buy a used 2008-ish Cayman...
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