Nissan 240SX Information

Safety · Fuel Efficiency · MPG

Nissan 240SX Safety

The National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) has conducted 0 recalls, 1 investigations of reports of a defective product, and recorded 14 safety complaints filed against this vehicle.


Crash Test Results (ratings out of 5):

Year Variation Overall Rating Front Crash Rating
(Driver)
Front Crash
(Passenger)
Side Crash
(Driver side)
Side Crash
(Passenger side)
Rollover
1997 1997 Nissan 240 SX 2-DR. Not Rated 3 4 Not Rated Not Rated Not Rated
1996 1996 Nissan 240 SX 2-DR. Not Rated 3 4 Not Rated Not Rated Not Rated
1995 1995 Nissan 240SX 2-DR. Not Rated 3 4 Not Rated Not Rated Not Rated
1993 1993 Nissan 240SX 2-DR. Hatchback Not Rated 5 4 Not Rated Not Rated Not Rated
1992 1992 Nissan 240SX 2-DR. Hatchback Not Rated 5 4 Not Rated Not Rated Not Rated
1991 1991 Nissan 240SX 2-DR. Hatchback Not Rated 5 4 Not Rated Not Rated Not Rated
1990 1990 Nissan 240SX 2-DR. Hatchback Not Rated 5 4 Not Rated Not Rated Not Rated

Fuel Efficiency

Nissan has manufactured models of 240SX for 10 years. They average 20.8 combined miles per gallon, with the latest 1998 240SX above average at 21 combined MPG.

Government regulators estimate the fuel cost of the 1998 240SX to be $2,300 per year. This estimate is based on 15,000 miles driven, 55% city driving and 45% highway driving, and premium gasoline.

Compared to other vehicles, you spend $4,250 more over 5 years compared to an average vehicle.

The 240SX consumes about 16 barrels of petroleum per year, according to the standard estimate of 15,000 miles driven. Most of the world's petroleum comes from countries like Russia, Saudi Arabia, the U.S., and Iraq.

Vehicle Model Combined MPG Highway MPG City MPG
1998 Nissan 240SX 21 24 19
1997 Nissan 240SX 21 24 19
1996 Nissan 240SX 20 24 18
1995 Nissan 240SX 20 24 18
1994 Nissan 240SX 20 23 18
1993 Nissan 240SX 20 24 18
1992 Nissan 240SX 20 24 18
1991 Nissan 240SX 21 25 18
1990 Nissan 240SX 20 24 18
1989 Nissan 240SX 20 24 18

MPG breakdown by model options

The Nissan 240SX has 19 different model options on record with the EPA since 1989. For the most accurate MPG estimates, find your exact model below.

Vehicle Model Combined MPG Highway MPG City MPG
1998 Automatic 4-spd, 4-cyl, 2.4 L 21 24 19
1998 Manual 5-spd, 4-cyl, 2.4 L 22 25 20
1997 4-dr, Automatic 4-spd, 4-cyl, 2.4 L 21 24 19
1997 4-dr, Manual 5-spd, 4-cyl, 2.4 L 22 26 19
1996 4-dr, Automatic 4-spd, 4-cyl, 2.4 L 20 24 18
1996 4-dr, Manual 5-spd, 4-cyl, 2.4 L 22 26 19
1995 4-dr, Automatic 4-spd, 4-cyl, 2.4 L 20 24 18
1995 4-dr, Manual 5-spd, 4-cyl, 2.4 L 22 26 19
1994 Automatic 4-spd, 4-cyl, 2.4 L 20 23 18
1993 Automatic 4-spd, 4-cyl, 2.4 L 20 24 18
1993 Manual 5-spd, 4-cyl, 2.4 L 22 26 19
1992 Automatic 4-spd, 4-cyl, 2.4 L 20 24 18
1992 Manual 5-spd, 4-cyl, 2.4 L 21 25 19
1991 Automatic 4-spd, 4-cyl, 2.4 L 21 25 18
1991 Manual 5-spd, 4-cyl, 2.4 L 22 26 19
1990 Automatic 4-spd, 4-cyl, 2.4 L 20 23 18
1990 Manual 5-spd, 4-cyl, 2.4 L 20 24 18
1989 Automatic 4-spd, 4-cyl, 2.4 L 20 23 18
1989 Manual 5-spd, 4-cyl, 2.4 L 20 24 18