November 16, 2006

2007 Nissan Altima Hybrid to go on sale in Canada early 2007

2007 Nissan Altima
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Mississauga, Ontario – The new 2007 Nissan Altima Hybrid, Nissan’s first entry into the hybrid gasoline/electric vehicle segment, will go on sale in Canada in early 2007, announced the company.

The Altima Hybrid’s powertrain mates Nissan’s 2.5-litre four-cylinder engine and electronic Continuously Variable Transmission (eCVT) with an electric motor and generator that increases fuel economy while maintaining low tailpipe emissions. The Altima Hybrid’s net power is 198 horsepower with fuel economy estimated at 5.6 L/100 km City and 5.9 L/100 km Highway. The new Altima Hybrid will be classified as an Advanced Technology-Partial Zero Emissions Vehicle (AT-PZEV).

Pricing will be set below $35,000 with final details to be released in
January, 2007.

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