Nissan Altima Hybrid Information

Safety · Fuel Efficiency · MPG

Nissan Altima Hybrid Safety

The National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) has conducted 3 recalls, 0 investigations of reports of a defective product, and recorded 317 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
2010 2010 Nissan Altima 4-DR Hybrid w/SAB Not Rated 5 5 5 4 4
2009 2009 Nissan Altima 4-DR Hybrid w/SAB Not Rated 5 5 5 5 4
2008 2008 Nissan Altima 4-DR Hybrid w/SAB Not Rated 5 5 5 5 4

Fuel Efficiency

Nissan has manufactured models of Altima Hybrid for 5 years. They average 33.8 combined miles per gallon, with the latest 2011 Altima Hybrid below average at 33 combined MPG.

The 2011 Altima Hybrid is electric and has a 245V Ni-MH motor charged via . All MPG estimates are "MPG equivalent," a conversion of electric energy consumption to gasoline equivalent.

Government regulators estimate the fuel cost of the 2011 Altima Hybrid to be $1,150 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 $1,500 less over 5 years compared to an average vehicle.

The Altima Hybrid consumes about 10 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
2011 Nissan Altima Hybrid 33 33 33
2010 Nissan Altima Hybrid 34 33 35
2009 Nissan Altima Hybrid 34 33 35
2008 Nissan Altima Hybrid 34 33 35
2007 Nissan Altima Hybrid 34 33 35

MPG breakdown by model options

The Nissan Altima Hybrid has 5 different model options on record with the EPA since 2007. For the most accurate MPG estimates, find your exact model below.

Vehicle Model Combined MPG Highway MPG City MPG
2011 4-dr, Automatic (variable gear ratios), 4-cyl, 2.5 L 33 33 33
2010 4-dr, Automatic (variable gear ratios), 4-cyl, 2.5 L 34 33 35
2009 4-dr, Automatic (variable gear ratios), 4-cyl, 2.5 L 34 33 35
2008 4-dr, Automatic (variable gear ratios), 4-cyl, 2.5 L 34 33 35
2007 4-dr, Automatic (variable gear ratios), 4-cyl, 2.5 L 34 33 35