Tag Archives: Nissan

New Altima reportedly will have a hybrid powertrain

The 2019 Nissan Altima may debut at the New York Auto Show with a hybrid powertrain. According to Car Scoops, the 2019 Altima will be a prime feature at the March 28 Auto Show in New York. The hybrid version will be offered with a CVT automatic transmission, among other specs. The new model may debut alongside the redesign of…

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INFINITI Motor Company plans new hybrid and electric models for 2021

According to its CEO, INFINITI will release all new models for 2021–both hybrid and full electric. The new hybrid models feature a combination of Nissan’s electric know-how with the simplicity of a dual gasoline engine / battery set-up. Nissan expects these new models to contribute to the green-ing of its sales mix, with 50% of all vehicles sold expected to…

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Cars.com ranks best hybrids for the money

Cars.com recently ranked the best hybrids for the money in 11 different categories. And the winners are… Subcompact Car: 2014 Toyota Prius c ($19,890) Compact Car: 2014 Honda Civic Hybrid ($25,425) Mid-Size Hatchback: 2014 Toyota Prius ($25,010) Mid-Size Sedan: 2014 Ford Fusion Hybrid ($27,095) Full-Size Hatchback: 2014 Ford C-Max Hybrid ($25,995) Full-Size Sedan: 2014 Toyota Avalon Hybrid ($36,365) SUV/Crossover: 2014 Nissan…

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Review: Nissan Infiniti Q50 Hybrid

A review of the Nissan Infiniti Q50 Hybrid says that the luxury sedan delivers on the promise of fuel efficiency, providing a 35% bump in gas mileage over the conventional version. “Infiniti’s hybrid system is impressive, discreet and transparent, shuttling power between gas and electric sources to maximize acceleration or economy,” reads the review. “Mash the gas pedal, and a combined 360 horses urge…

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Review: 2014 Nissan Pathfinder Hybrid

John Voelcker recently reviewed the new 2014 Nissan Pathfinder Hybrid, which replaces the standard 260-horsepower, 3.5-liter V-6 engine and continuously variable transmission (CVT) with a supercharged 2.5-liter four-cylinder engine that sandwiches a 15-kilowatt (22-hp) electric motor between the engine and CVT, with a clutch on either end. He notes that Nissan is pricing its hybrid Pathfinder aggressively. It is priced about $4,000 less…

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