The Nissan Altima is one of the most popular cars in the lineup and in its respective class. Anyone familiar with the Nissan brand ought to know something about the Altima sedan. The 2019 model is out and it looks better than ever. It received a makeover, but what might matter more to some people is what’s under the hood. Keep reading to learn about just that.
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What engine does the 2019 Nissan Altima have?
Customers who are shopping for the 2019 Nissan Altima will be able to pick from a couple different engine options. The base engine, which is available on the S, SR, SV, SL, and Platinum trims, is a 2.5-liter direct injection gasoline (DIG) inline four-cylinder engine powered by 188 horses. This engine also puts out 180 pound-foot of torque at 3,600 rpm. That kind of motor ought to provide more than enough power to satisfy most drivers, but there is an upgrade available.
The SR, Platinum, and Edition ONE trims come available with a 2.0-liter inline four-cylinder engine with 248 horsepower and 273 pound-foot of torque. This engine provides the thrill that many drivers are looking for, and it does so at an efficient rate. The 2019 Nissan Altima can average up to 39 highway mpg*, 28 city mpg*, and 32 combined mpg*, depending on individual driving habits. Come down to Matt Castrucci Nissan and check out this great new sedan for yourself!
*2019 EPA Fuel Economy Estimates 28 City/39 Highway/32 Combined for Altima® S, SV, SL FWD; 26 City/36 Highway/30 Combined for Altima S, SV, SL AWD; 27 City/37 Highway/31 Combined for Altima SR, Platinum FWD; 25 City/35 Highway/29 Combined for Altima SR, Platinum AWD; 25 City/34 Highway/29 Combined for Altima SR, Platinum, Edition ONE VC-Turbo FWD. Fuel economy estimates based on 87-octane fuel. Actual mileage may vary with driving conditions. Use for comparison only.