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2020 Nissan Altima

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MSRP* $24,100 - $35,180
Invoice* $22,464 - $32,769

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City 25 - 28 MPG Hwy 34 - 39 MPG

Safety Rating

  • Overall Safety:
    5 stars
  • Frontal Crash:
    4 stars
  • Side Crash:
    5 stars

Vehicle crash and safety data is provided by NHTSA, the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration. NHTSA testing was established by Congress to reduce highway deaths and injuries.

Consumer Reviews Write a Review

Overall Rating:
4.6 (out of 5)
Value 4.6
Exterior 4.9
Interior 4.9
Comfort 4.8
Performance 4.6
Reliability 4.9
A good car, but....

by J.D from Minneapolis, MN | February 16, 2020

I rented a base model for several days after a long flight, I really like the new body style. The ride is nice and soft like a larger car without being too floaty, and the standard touch screen is nice and big, placement of the screen makes it easy for both the driver and passenger to use. Both Android auto and Apple Car Play worked great, and it was easy to pair the 2 phones. One big surprise was the mpgs in mixed suburban driving with a long freeway trip, I got 37mpgs over the coarse of 515 miles (that's how long a full tank of gas lasted), during the summer. This is the first petrol vehicle I drove that can travel over 500 miles on a single tank of gas. Now for the bad: the bottoms of the seat cushions are too short, and become uncomfortable for people with long legs (lack of thigh support) after a hour. If Nissan made the seat cushions several inches longer it could be very comfortable on long trips. My biggest gripe is how Nissan programmed the CVT to "simulate" shifts of a conventional automatic, moderate to heavy acceleration makes it jerky. I found myself trying to "feather" the gas pedal to make it smoother (it's smooth under very light acceleration). I wish that Nissan could give the CVT a "sport" setting if a driver wants "simulated" shifts, as I prefer the smoothness of a CVT without the"fake" shifts. These two drawbacks would prevent me from buying one. Hopefully Nissan reads these reviews, and can improve upon what would otherwise be a great car.

Most reliable car I’ve owned

by Noraanm from Orland Park, IL | February 15, 2020

This car had everything I need. Comfortable, easy to use and safe. It made me feel really comfortable, as it is my first car. Love it!

Very smooth

by Jacinth O, athlete from Wilton, California | February 12, 2020

This car is very smooth and reliable. Very good family car. Easy to drive and it’s okay on gas. Overall I recommend this car for anyone.

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2020 Nissan Altima Overview

The 2020 Nissan Altima is a popular mid-size sedan that received a redesign last year.

In total, six trims are available: S, SR, SV, SL, Platinum, and Edition-One.

The Altima is powered by a standard 188-hp, 2.5-liter four-cylinder engine mated to a continuously variable transmission (CVT) and front-wheel drive (FWD). An all-wheel drive (AWD) model is also available, but horsepower decreases to 182-hp. A more powerful 248-hp, turbocharged 2.0-liter four-cylinder model joined with the CVT and FWD is available.

Fuel economy for the FWD model has an EPA-estimated rating of 28/39 mpg city/highway. It lowers to a 25/35 mpg rating for the AWD model. The Turbo model has a slightly lower rating of 25/34 mpg.

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*MSRP and Invoice prices displayed are for educational purposes only, do not reflect the actual selling price of a particular vehicle, and do not include applicable gas taxes or destination charges.