2021 Nissan Altima MPG Ratings

June 29th, 2021 by

Check Availability

  • By submitting this information you are agreeing to our privacy policy as well as opting in to receive text messages from Greenway

  • This field is for validation purposes and should be left unchanged.

2021 Nissan Altima V-Motion Grille
There are several reasons to put a brand new Nissan Altima at the top of your list, and efficient performance on the roads of Birmingham is just one of them. Fuel economy figures for the Nissan Altima reach 28 city mpg and 39 highway mpg,* and there are a number of factors that contribute to the excellent gas mileage on a Nissan Altima.If you are looking to save on fuel costs as you commute around Muscle Shoals, take a closer look at the Nissan Altima mpg by trim level. Explore your options below.

Altima S, SV, SR, & SL FWD MPG

If you desire the best Nissan Altima mpg figures, you will want to opt for the Altima S, SV, SR, or SL trim levels. The base S model is the configuration that earns the 28/39 city/highway mpg rating.* The SV FWD, SR FWD, and SL FWD are not far behind at 27/37 city/highway mpg.* Each of the Altima trim levels above are equipped with FWD as standard, which boosts the impressive Nissan Altima MPG. Other performance specifications that assist with Nissan Altima gas mileage include the following:

  • 2.5L DOHC16-valve 4-cylinder engine
  • 188 hp at 6,000 rpm
  • 180 lb-ft of torque at 4,000 rpm
  • Standard front-wheel drive
  • Continuously variable valve timing control system (CVTCS) on intake and exhaust valves

Altima SV, SR, SL, & Platinum AWD MPG

If you decide to upgrade to AWD, keep in mind that it will slightly lower Nissan Altima gas mileage to 26/36 city/highway mpg* (25/35 city/highway mpg for the SR AWD, SL AWD, and Platinum AWD). You will find the same engine under the hood as the trim levels discussed above, however the addition of AWD affects performance:

  • 2.5L DOHC16-valve 4-cylinder engine
  • 182 hp at 6,000 rpm
  • 178 lb-ft of torque at 4,000 rpm
  • All-wheel drive
  • Continuously variable valve timing control system (CVTCS) on intake and exhaust valves

Altima SR VC-Turbo™ Gas Mileage

Those interested in an Altima that provides the ultimate in performance on the roads of Decatur will likely be drawn to the Altima SR VC-Turbo.™ Your Nissan Altima MPG figures will decrease just a bit to 25/34 city/highway mpg,* but you will see a boost in performance capabilities. The Altima SR VC-Turbo™ engine specs are provided below:

  • 2.0L Variable-Compression Turbo (VC-Turbo™) 4-cylinder engine
  • 248 hp at 5,600 rpm
  • 273 lb-ft of torque at 4,000 rpm
  • 25/34 city/highway mpg*
  • Standard front-wheel drive
  • Electronic sequential multi-point fuel injection

Learn More About Nissan Altima Gas Mileage Today

If you still have questions about the gas mileage on a Nissan Altima or you want to see how it performs on the roads of Florence, we invite you to Greenway Nissan of Florence to see this stellar sedan in person. We would be more than happy to get you set up with a test drive. Contact us today for more information, and be sure to take a look at our new vehicle specials so that you can save on more than just fuel behind the wheel of a new Altima.

*2021 EPA Fuel Economy Estimates. Fuel economy estimates based on 87-octane fuel. Actual mileage may vary with driving conditions. Use for comparison only.


Browse Nissan Altima Inventory