The Nissan Altima is a reliable, popular choice among family sedans in Harvey, Louisiana, and you can get your own stylish vehicle at Ray Brandt Nissan. No matter which engine you choose, you will enjoy great acceleration and fuel economy and top safety ratings to give you peace of mind when driving with your family.
Nissan Altima Engines and MPG
There are two engines to choose from for the Altima, and either one will give you a continuously variable transmission and front-wheel drive. The base 2.5-liter 4-cylinder engine powers the 2.5 models. It gives you 182 horsepower as well as a torque of 180 pound-feet, letting the Altima reach 60 in a quick 7.8 seconds. It also gets 31 mpg* combined to save you money on fuel. Those who want more power will want a 3.5 model with its 3.5-liter V6 engine and 270 horsepower and 251 pound-feet of torque. This engine can reach 60 mph in an impressive 6.2 seconds while getting the very good gas mileage of 26 mpg combined.
Nissan Altima Safety
There is no need to worry about your family’s safety in the Nissan Altima, as this sedan has a 5-star rating for overall crash protection from the NHTSA and received multiple “Good” ratings from the IIHS, the highest possible score. This is partly due to the standard airbags, traction control, stability control, and antilock brakes. Most models also have a standard rearview camera, and you can add lane-departure warning, rear cross-traffic alert, and blind-spot warning.
*2015 EPA Fuel Economy Estimates. Actual mileage may vary with driving conditions – use for comparison purposes only.