Nissan Altima Coupe Information

Safety · Fuel Efficiency · MPG

Nissan Altima Coupe Safety

The National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) has conducted 11 recalls, 4 investigations of reports of a defective product, and recorded 1649 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
2013 2013 Nissan Altima 2 DR FWD Not Rated Not Rated Not Rated Not Rated Not Rated 5
2013 2013 Nissan Altima 4 DR FWD 5 5 (picture) 4 4 (picture) 5 4
2012 2012 Nissan Altima 2 DR FWD Not Rated Not Rated Not Rated Not Rated Not Rated 5
2012 2012 Nissan Altima 4 DR FWD 4 4 (picture) 4 4 (picture) 5 4
2011 2011 Nissan Altima 2 DR FWD Not Rated Not Rated Not Rated Not Rated Not Rated 5
2011 2011 Nissan Altima 4 DR FWD 4 4 (picture) 4 4 (picture) 5 4
2010 2010 Nissan Altima 2-DR. w/SAB Not Rated 4 (picture) 4 5 (picture) 5 5
2010 2010 Nissan Altima 4-DR. w/SAB Not Rated 5 (picture) 5 5 (picture) 4 4
2009 2009 Nissan Altima 2-DR. w/SAB Not Rated 4 (picture) 4 5 (picture) 5 5
2009 2009 Nissan Altima 4-DR. w/SAB Not Rated 5 (picture) 5 5 (picture) 5 4
2008 2008 Nissan Altima 2-DR. w/SAB Not Rated 4 (picture) 4 5 (picture) 5 5
2008 2008 Nissan Altima 4-DR. w/SAB Not Rated 5 (picture) 5 5 (picture) 5 4

Fuel Efficiency

Nissan has manufactured models of Altima Coupe for 6 years. They average 24.0 combined miles per gallon, with the latest 2013 Altima Coupe above average at 26 combined MPG.

Government regulators estimate the fuel cost of the 2013 Altima Coupe to be $1,500 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 $250 more over 5 years compared to an average vehicle.

The Altima Coupe consumes about 13 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 Coupe emits 340 grams of CO2 per mile, or roughly 5,100,000 grams per year. To put this into perspective, a normal tree absorbs about 21,000 grams of CO2 per year, so about 243 trees would offset these emissions. The Altima Coupe does not have start-stop technology.

Vehicle Model Combined MPG Highway MPG City MPG
2013 Nissan Altima Coupe 26 31 23
2012 Nissan Altima Coupe 21 27 18
2011 Nissan Altima Coupe 23 27 20
2010 Nissan Altima Coupe 21 27 18
2009 Nissan Altima Coupe 26 31 23
2008 Nissan Altima Coupe 26 32 23

MPG breakdown by model options

The Nissan Altima Coupe has 21 different model options on record with the EPA since 2008. For the most accurate MPG estimates, find your exact model below.

Vehicle Model Combined MPG Highway MPG City MPG
2013 Automatic (AV-S6), 4-cyl, 2.5 L 26 31 23
2012 Automatic (AV-S6), 4-cyl, 2.5 L 26 31 23
2012 Manual 6-spd, 4-cyl, 2.5 L 26 31 23
2012 Automatic (AV-S6), 6-cyl, 3.5 L 23 27 20
2012 Manual 6-spd, 6-cyl, 3.5 L 21 27 18
2011 Manual 6-spd, 4-cyl, 2.5 L 26 31 23
2011 Automatic (AV-S6), 4-cyl, 2.5 L 26 31 23
2011 Manual 6-spd, 6-cyl, 3.5 L 21 27 18
2011 Automatic (AV-S6), 6-cyl, 3.5 L 23 27 20
2010 Automatic (AV-S6), 4-cyl, 2.5 L 26 32 23
2010 Manual 6-spd, 4-cyl, 2.5 L 26 31 23
2010 Automatic (AV-S6), 6-cyl, 3.5 L 23 27 20
2010 Manual 6-spd, 6-cyl, 3.5 L 21 27 18
2009 Manual 6-spd, 4-cyl, 2.5 L 26 32 23
2009 Automatic (variable gear ratios), 4-cyl, 2.5 L 26 31 23
2009 Manual 6-spd, 6-cyl, 3.5 L 21 27 18
2009 Automatic (variable gear ratios), 6-cyl, 3.5 L 22 26 19
2008 Automatic (variable gear ratios), 4-cyl, 2.5 L 26 31 23
2008 Manual 6-spd, 4-cyl, 2.5 L 26 32 23
2008 Automatic (variable gear ratios), 6-cyl, 3.5 L 22 26 19
2008 Manual 6-spd, 6-cyl, 3.5 L 22 27 19