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Maximized Coverage of Nissan Maxima at the 2015 New York Auto Show

June 22, 2015

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The 2016 Nissan Maxima was one of the most highly anticipated 2015 New York auto show debuts, and I helped make sure the coverage of MotorTrend.com was thorough and quick by …

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Making the Most of a 2015 Nissan Murano: First Test Review and Bonus Feature

May 28, 2015

2015 Nissan Murano by Zach Gale

The 2015 Nissan Murano is one of the boldest vehicles you can buy today at any price, so it came as no surprise that interest in the midsize crossover was high shortly after its debut. My coverage plan for Motor Trend was…

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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.

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Motor Trend’s Long-Term 2013 Nissan Altima: Update 1: Interior Space

June 1, 2013

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Midsize sedan have three choices — before they even leave the Nissan dealership. In the first update for the Motor Trend long-term 2013 Nissan Altima sedan, we take a close look at the interior specs and trunk capacity of the Nissan Altima, new Nissan Sentra, and soon-to-be-replaced Nissan Maxima. Some of the results may surprise you.

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Is the 2013 Nissan Altima the Altimate Family Sedan? Motor Trend Will Soon CVT

February 22, 2013

2013 Nissan Altima front view photo by Zach Gale

When it was time to write the Motor Trend long-term vehicle arrival story for the 2013 Nissan Altima 2.5 SL sedan, we decided to have some fun with the subheading, which read: “The Altimate Family Sedan? We’ll CVT.” Over the next 12 months, it will be my job to evaluate the four-cylinder Altima sedan in a way few other tests — based on vehicle loans of one or two weeks — can.

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Motor Trend 2013 COTY Contender: Nissan Altima

November 25, 2012
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One of Motor Trend 2013 Car of the Year contenders, the Nissan Altima burst back onto the midsize sedan scene about 10 years ago with a bolder body and an available 240-hp V-6. Today, the Ford Fusion and Kia Optima are the style leaders, and Nissan isn’t the only game in town for those who want plenty of power. Where does that leave the 2013 Altima sedan?
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Foreign Exchange: Nissan Quest v. JDM Nissan Elgrand

January 16, 2011

Nissan Elgrand rear view

Easily one of the boldest vehicles in the minivan class, the Nissan Quest is new for the 2011 model year and based on the Japanese-market Elgrand.

In Foreign Exchange, we bring to your attention details not usually found on U.S.-market vehicles and pose the question: Would you welcome the additions, or should we stick with what we’ve got here?

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