Nissan will launch the 1.8-litre Almera in Thailand on June 7 to do battle with Toyota's recently-launched Corolla Altis. AutoAsia Online said that the Almera 'SX' and 'Young' versions, with three-year, 100,000km (60,000 mile) warranty, cost Bt840,000 (US$18,500) and Bt855,000 (US$18,850) respectively, undercutting the top-specification Altis by around US$2,700.