Nissan Altima AWD Information

Safety · Fuel Efficiency · MPG

Nissan Altima AWD Safety

The National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) has conducted 0 recalls, 0 investigations of reports of a defective product, and recorded 0 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
2020 2020 Nissan Altima 4 DR AWD 5 5 (picture) 4 4 (picture) 5 5
2020 2020 Nissan Altima 4 DR FWD 5 5 (picture) 4 4 (picture) 5 5
2019 2019 Nissan Altima 4 DR AWD 5 5 (picture) 4 4 (picture) 5 5
2019 2019 Nissan Altima 4 DR FWD 5 5 (picture) 4 4 (picture) 5 5

Fuel Efficiency

Nissan has manufactured models of Altima AWD for 2 years. They average 30.0 combined miles per gallon, with the latest 2020 Altima AWD above average at 30 combined MPG.

Government regulators estimate the fuel cost of the 2020 Altima AWD to be $1,300 per year. This estimate is based on 15,000 miles driven, 55% city driving and 45% highway driving, and regular gasoline.

Compared to other vehicles, you spend $750 less over 5 years compared to an average vehicle.

The Altima AWD consumes about 11 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.

The Altima AWD emits 300 grams of CO2 per mile, or roughly 4,500,000 grams per year. To put this into perspective, a normal tree absorbs about 21,000 grams of CO2 per year, so about 214 trees would offset these emissions. The Altima AWD does not have start-stop technology.

Vehicle Model Combined MPG Highway MPG City MPG
2020 Nissan Altima AWD 30 36 26
2019 Nissan Altima AWD 30 36 26

MPG breakdown by model options

The Nissan Altima AWD has 2 different model options on record with the EPA since 2019. For the most accurate MPG estimates, find your exact model below.

Vehicle Model Combined MPG Highway MPG City MPG
2020 4-dr, Automatic (variable gear ratios), 4-cyl, 2.5 L 30 36 26
2019 4-dr, Automatic (variable gear ratios), 4-cyl, 2.5 L 30 36 26