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Nissan Altima:Review the specs, features and pros & cons

Nissan Altima side view
Nissan Altima angular front perspective
Nissan Altima angular rear perspective

Overview of the Nissan Altima

Learn about the Nissan Altima

Nissan Altima Summary

The Nissan Altima is the classic mid-size sedan with a sporty, playful side. Its character is personalized by pronounced exterior edging and contemporary interior. Along with the everyday functionality of its design, its array of safety amenities is impressive, like radar detection and emergency braking features, which prevent accidents and keep passengers secure. The front-wheel models handle smoothly, and an all-wheel option is available starting in 2019. All in all, the Altima's functional size and interior amenities make it suitable for everyday use for the urban driver.

Pros and cons of the Nissan Altima

  • Standard intelligent all-wheel drive
  • Large lineup of latest driver assist tech
  • CVT transmission smooth and quiet
  • Only one engine offered
  • Can be noisy for rear seat passengers
  • Modest interior design
This is general information and should not be relied on as purchasing advice.

Safety ratings of the Nissan Altima

Safety ratings provided by NHTSA

  • Number of airbags10

Specifications of the Nissan Altima

Key specifications available across all trim levels
  • Seats5
  • Doors4
  • Fuel typeGas
  • TransmissionAutomatic
  • City consumption9.1 - 9.3 L/100km
  • Highway consumption6.5 - 6.7 L/100km
  • Width1852 mm
  • Length4900 mm
  • Trunk space436 L
  • Cargo space436 L
Exact values depend on trim and engine choice.

Trims available with the Nissan Altima

What is a trim? Trims are different options of the same car with different features and equipment. The specs depend on the trim you choose.This variant of the Nissan Altima 2019 - present is available in 3 trims:

SE trim features and specs

Frequently asked questions about the Nissan Altima

Dimensions of the Nissan Altima

Vehicle dimensions
YearHeight fromWidth fromLength from
Exact values depend on trim choices.
20211452 mm1852 mm4900 mm