Now is a Great Time to Buy a Nissan Altima
The Nissan Altima for sale in Australia has been dropped from the lineup. Along with the Pulsar, there will be no more models imported here, and replacement models will be available in the future. At the moment we are unsure about the nature of these replacement cars. It could be the case that there will be updated versions complete with the Altima and Pulsar badges or they could be new models. Whatever, the future holds, this is a great time to buy a Nissan Altima.
The Nissan Altima No More?
The reasons for this removal from the Nissan stable are some changes that need to be made. The new Euro 5 emission standard in Australia will require a significant date for the Altima engine. Unfortunately, the investment required to carry out this work on future stocks would cut into the Altima profit margin significantly. The decision has been made to halt future imports and work on bringing the engine up to the new standards of compliance.
The Nissan Altima Sedan:
The Nissan Altima has enjoyed success in Australia during the time it was available for sale. The sales peaked in 2014 at 1,791, by 2015 sales had taken a small hit and were down to 1,448 sales. During 2017 the Altima only sold 890 models, and the lower sales may lead some people to think that the Nissan Altima is a bad car. Actually, when you track sedan sales from all manufacturers over the same period, you will notice a similar story. The public in Australia has fallen in love with SUV’s, wagons, and crossovers in recent years and sedan sales have suffered.
The Best Time to Buy?
This could be the best time to buy a Nissan Altima, for a few very good reasons. Firstly, there are no additional cars on the way, and dealers in Australia will want to sell off their stock. Secondly, this could lead to deals that would definitely benefit the bargain seeking car buyer. Another important consideration is that Nissan will be supporting this car for years to come with genuine Nissan parts and servicing programs. Lastly, it’s important to note that the Altima is a great well equipped sedan and if you can get a good deal on one, you won’t regret your decision.
If they would like to buy a Nissan Altima, Perth drivers should contact us. At Maddington Nissan, we have an unrivalled selection of new and used cars for sale, including the new Nissan Altima. We would love to invite you to schedule a no obligation test drive and try out the Nissan driving experience for yourself. If you need financing, we offer competitive rates and repayments that are tailored to your unique circumstances. Our sales team is ready and standing by to answer any remaining questions that you may have.