The Impressive 2022 Nissan Altima MPG

April 28th, 2022 by
2022 Nissan Altima Rear Angle

 

You’re probably aware that gas mileage on a Nissan Altima has been consistently exceptional through the years. But, did you know that the EPA-estimated 2022 Nissan Altima mpg reaches an incredible 39 miles per gallon on the highway*? That should be enough to make your St Louis commute more affordable. Let’s take a closer look at the 2022 Nissan Altima gas mileage estimates and the engine that makes them possible.

2022 Nissan Altima MPG by Trim

The Nissan Altima gas mileage varies a little by trim or configuration. But, you’ll be making fewer stops at Jefferson County gas stations, regardless of which trim you choose. So, how does the gas mileage on the Nissan Altima S compare to that of the SR VC-Turbo™? Here’s a breakout by trim:

2022 Nissan Altima MPG by Trim:

  • Altima S FWD: 28 mpg city / 39 mpg highway*
  • Altima SV FWD: 27 mpg city / 37 mpg highway*
  • Altima SV Intelligent AWD: 26 mpg city / 36 mpg highway*
  • Altima SR FWD: 27 mpg city / 37 mpg highway*
  • Altima SR Intelligent AWD: 25 mpg city / 35 mpg highway*
  • Altima SR Midnight Edition® FWD: 27 mpg city / 37 mpg highway*
  • Altima SR Midnight Edition® Intelligent AWD: 25 mpg city / 35 mpg highway*
  • Altima SL FWD: 27 mpg city / 37 mpg highway*
  • Altima SL Intelligent AWD: 26 mpg city / 36 mpg highway*
  • Altima SR VC-Turbo™ FWD: 25 mpg city / 34 mpg highway*
  • Altima Platinum Intelligent AWD: 25 mpg city / 35 mpg highway*

Two Fuel-Efficient Engine Options

The excellent gas mileage on a Nissan Altima is due to its fuel-efficient 2.5L DOHC 16-valve 4-cylinder engine. You can significantly amp up the power without giving up much by way of that efficient Nissan Altima gas mileage by opting for the SR VC-Turbo™. Here are the engine specs for both:

2.5L DOHC 16-valve 4-cylinder:

  • Horsepower – 188 hp (FWD), 182 hp (AWD)
  • Torque – 180 lb-ft (FWD), 178 lb-ft (AWD),
  • Xtronic CVT® (Continuously Variable Transmission)

2.0L Variable-Compression Turbo (VC-Turbo™) DOHC 16-valve 4-cylinder:

  • 248 horsepower**
  • 273 lb-ft of torque**
  • Standard FWD
  • Electronic sequential multi-point fuel injection
  • Paddle shifters with manual shift mode
  • Xtronic CVT® (Continuously Variable Transmission)

Check Out the New Nissan Altima at Suntrup Nissan of St. Louis

Why not come down and test drive this remarkable car and experience its performance for yourself? If you’d like to learn more, check out our post on the 2022 Nissan Altima color options. We’re just a short trip away from St Charles. So, drop by or contact us today!

*2022 EPA Fuel Economy Estimates. 28 City MPG / 39 Highway MPG / 32 Combined MPG for Altima® S FWD. 27 City MPG / 37 Highway MPG / 31 Combined MPG for Altima® SV, SR, SL FWD. 26 City MPG / 36 Highway MPG / 30 Combined MPG for Altima® SV, SL AWD. 25 City MPG / 35 Highway MPG / 29 Combined MPG for Altima® SR, Platinum AWD. 25 City MPG / 34 Highway MPG / 29 Combined MPG for Altima® SR FWD VC-Turbo. Fuel economy estimates based on 87-octane fuel. Actual mileage may vary with driving conditions. Use for comparison only.

**VC-Turbo™ engine horsepower and torque ratings: 248 hp and 273 lb-ft of torque ratings when using 93-octane fuel; 236 hp and 267 lb-ft of torque ratings when using 87-octane fuel.

 

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