Nissan Altima MPG

October 5th, 2018 by

2018 Nissan Altima red exterior
The Gas mileage on a Nissan Altima varies across trim levels based on factors like engines, vehicle size, and more. The top Nissan Altima mpg rating is at 27 city mpg and 38 highway mpg* on several trim levels, so you can go further without stopping for gas in Douglasville. discover the gas mileage on a Nissan Altima below, then schedule a test drive at Scott Evans Nissan to experience Nissan Altima gas mileage in person!

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Altima 2.5 S, 2.5 SV, and 2.5 SL MPG

The 2018 Nissan Altima base trim (the 2.5 S), as well as the 2.5 SV and 2.5 SL all have the same engine and the highest Nissan Altima gas mileage of 27/38 city/highway mpg.* The Nissan Altima engine specs on these three trim levels all contribute to the great mpg ratings:

  • 2.5L DOHC 16-valve 4-cylinder engine
  • 179 hp at 6000 rpm
  • 177 lb-ft of torque at 4000 rpm
  • Continuously variable valve timing control system (CVTCS) on intake and exhaust valves
  • Active grille shutters

Altima 2.5 SR, SR Special Edition, and SR Midnight Edition MPG

At 26 city mpg and 37 highway mpg, the special 2.5SR, SR Special Edition and SR MIdnight Edition trims offer the second-best Altima mpg ratings. While these three trims offer the same 2.5L engine as the 2.5 S, 2.5 SV, and 2.5 SL trims, there are a few features that might have affected their Nissan Altima mpg:

  • Sport spoilers and other special accessories
  • Higher curb weight of 3,258 lbs
  • Greater vehicle height of 58 inches

Altima 3.5 SL MPG

The Altima 3.5 SL gives drivers a little more oomph driving on Douglasville roads, which means the gas mileage on a Nissan Altima are slightly lower at 22 city mpg and 32 hwy mpg . Take a look at the engine specs on this performance-focused Nissan Altima trim level:

  • 3.5L DOHC 24-valve V6 engine
  • 270 hp at 6400 rpm
  • 251 lb-ft of torque at 4400 rpm
  • Continuously variable valve timing control system (CVTCS) on intake valves
  • Paddle shifters with manual shift mode

2018 Nissan Altima rear view

Experience the Gas Mileage on a Nissan Altima at Scott Evans Nissan

No matter which FWD Nissan Altima trim level you choose, you’ll get plenty of bang for your buck. Packed with safety features, impressive performance features, and advanced technology like NissanConnect in the Altima interior, View our inventory near Villa Rica to find a fuel-efficient Nissan Altima for sale that fits your needs!

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*2018 EPA fuel economy estimates for the Nissan Altima. Actual mileage may vary with driving condition–use for comparison only.

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