Motor Trend’s Long-Term 2013 Nissan Altima Update 2: CVT Droning

August 8, 2013

2013 Nissan Altima front view photo by Zach Gale

The continuously variable transmission (CVT) in the Nissan Altima scares enthusiasts and mainstream consumers, but in the second Motor Trend long-term update, I discuss what it’s like to live with a CVT-equipped car. From the amusing sound the car makes to how the CVT affects the acceleration’s smoothness, the comprehensive update thoughtfully discusses it all.

Click here to read the update on the 2013 Altima 2.5’s CVT, and check out the first long-term update here.

Altima photos taken by Zach Gale


Leave a Reply

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in:

WordPress.com Logo

You are commenting using your WordPress.com account. Log Out /  Change )

Google+ photo

You are commenting using your Google+ account. Log Out /  Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out /  Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out /  Change )


Connecting to %s

%d bloggers like this: