2018 Nissan Altima MPG and Specs

October 15th, 2018 by

2018 Nissan AltimaThe gas mileage on a Nissan Altima varies across its configurations — obviously the engine and transmission matter! The most efficient Nissan Altima mpg ratings come in at 27 city mpg and 38 highway mpg,* and you’ll find them on several trim levels.

Altima 2.5 S, 2.5 SV, and 2.5 SL MPG

The 2018 Nissan Altima has two different engines, and the Altima 2.5 S, 2.5 SV, and 2.5 SL have the standard four-cylinder engine. These models feature the highest Nissan Altima gas mileage of 27/38 city/highway mpg.* More than just fuel specs, the Altima’s base engine has the following features:

  • 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 Altima special editions offer more than just stunning interiors. While the 2.5 SR, SR Special Edition, and SR Midnight Edition 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 mileage:

  • 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 raises the stakes with a V6, making your daily Huber Heights drive a bit more fun. The downside is a slight decrease in fuel economy to 22 city mpg and 32 highway mpg, but it’s worth it for these specs:

  • 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

Experience the Gas Mileage on a Nissan Altima at Beau Townsend Nissan

Regardless of the Nissan Altima trim level you choose, you’ll get your bang for your buck. Find your 2018 Nissan Altima today at Beau Townsend Nissan and see how much more it has to offer than just its mpg numbers. Contact us to schedule your test drive today.

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  • 2018 Nissan Altima MPG and Specs

    The gas mileage on a Nissan Altima varies across its configurations — obviously the engine and transmission matter! The most efficient Nissan Altima mpg ratings come in at 27 city mpg and 38 highway mpg,* and you’ll find them on several trim levels. Altima InventoryLearn More Altima 2.5 S, 2.5 SV, and 2.5 SL MPG…

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