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2016 Nissan Changes


2016 Nissan 370Z Coupe No real changes for Nissan's iconic sports car. A Bose stereo with noise cancellation is now offered.


2016 Nissan Altima   A refreshed new look inside and out include grille, headlights, taillights, bumpers and dash. The 2.5 gets a new, sporty SR trim with 18-inch wheels and the same sport suspension as the 3.5 SR. Forward Collision Warning, Forward Emergency Braking and Intelligent Cruise Control are now optional on the SL. Blind Spot Warning and Rear Cross Path Warning are now standard instead of optional on SV and SL. LED headlights are now optional, replacing the HID units of last year. Active grille shutters standard on the 2.5 open when more engine cooling is needed and close to help the Altima flow through the air more efficiently. Rearview camera is now standard on all except the base 2.5 Altima.


The Armada will get a redo in coming months based on the new Titan. It may not return until the 2017 model year.


2016 Nissan Frontier Crew Cab NissanConnect with Mobile Apps is now standard on all models except the S 4x2, allowing drivers to control select programs on compatible smart phones through the radio screen in the truck.


2016 Nissan GT-R

Car stays the same, so does the price. Exception, $1000 extra gets you one of less than 30 45th Anniversary editions with a plaque and unique gold paint.


2016 Nissan Juke

SIRI EyesFree standard.


2016 Nissan Leaf SL

Leaf SV and SL models get a bigger 30 kW battery which increases maximum range to 107 miles on a single charge. The Leaf S retains the 24 kW battery and 84 mile range. NissanConnect smart phone integration is now standard on Leaf S, in addition to SL and SV, allowing drivers to use their apps through the dashboard.


2016 Nissan Murano

No changes.

NV Cargo Van

2016 Nissan NV

Side impact and curtain airbags now standard (were optional).

NV Passenger Van

2016 Nissan NV Passenger

No changes.


2016 Nissan NV200

No changes.


2016 Nissan Pathfinder
Heated steering wheel, mirrors and seat are now available as low as SV models.


2016 Nissan Rogue SL Forward Emergency Braking has been added to the collision warning system optional on SL. This system will automatically slam on the brakes if it detects a collision is imminent and the driver doesn't brake. The SL also gets a motion-activated trigger for its power liftgate, allowing users carrying the Intelligent Key to just wav their foot under the bumper to open the cargo area. Siri EyesFree is now available, optional on SV, standard on SL. NissanConnect emergency calling is available, standard on SL, to call 911 if an airbag deployment is detected. Satellite radio standard on all models.

Rogue Select

This older version of the Rogue is finally discontinued.


A refreshed appearance includes new grille, hood, headlights, taillights, fascias and bumpers. Collision Warning, Forward Emergency Braking, and Intelligent Cruise Control is now optional on SR and SL. It can keep a set distance to traffic in front, altering the speed of the Sentra and warn of a collision. In case a collision is imminent, it can automatically activate the brakes to help prevent it. Blind Spot Warning and Cross-Path Warning are now available, optional on SV and SL, standard on SL.


2016 Nissan Titan The Titan was due for a redesign years ago, but lost out when a deal to share the Ram Pickup fell through during the Chrysler bankruptcy. Now it finally gets a complete redo and it starts with the new XD semi-heavy duty version with a Cummins turbo-diesel V8. Towing is about 12,000 pounds and the payload for the XD is about 2000 pounds.

Versa Note

2016 Nissan Versa Note Rearview monitor, NissanConnect smart phone integration and satellite radio are now standard on Versa Note SV. Heated side mirrors and Around View Monitor are now standard on SL.

Versa Sedan

2016 Nissan Versa Sedan Power mirrors are now standard on all trims. Satellite radio, navigation, rearview camera, voice control and NissanConnect Mobile Apps are now optional on SV, all standard on SL.




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