The standard Intelligent All-Wheel Drive system continuously monitors road conditions, and can respond to changes in the blink of an eye. [[432]]

    With the standard 2.5-litre direct injection gasoline engine, Altima delivers an excellent and economical 7.9 combined L/100 km. [[32]]

    Altima is equipped with an Xtronic CVT® transmission. Boasting wider gear ratio coverage, an adaptive shift controller and step shifting, this bit of innovation was built for one purpose: to help you feel more connected to your drive.

Altima® Intelligent All-Wheel Drive

An Altima® for all seasons

Imagine a sedan with SUV-like driving ability. Paired with Altima’s 2.5-L engine, the Intelligent All-Wheel Drive system continuously monitors road conditions and can respond to changes in weather conditions before they become an issue. [[432]]

2021 Nissan Altima
2021 Nissan Altima

Drives with all four

Intelligent All-Wheel Drive distributes power among all four wheels for optimal traction and responsiveness. [[432]]

Cruises with two

In normal driving conditions, Intelligent All-Wheel Drive sends power to the front wheels for enhanced fuel economy. [[432]]

Altima® fuel efficiency and transmission

Opt for more fuel efficiency

With the 2021 Altima AWD, you’ll get up to a combined 7.9 L/100 km. [[172]] Just think about what you could do with all that time saved at the gas pump.

Nissan Altima 2021

Altima’s 2.5-litre direct injection gasoline engine

Altima offers two different engines, including a 4-cylinder Direct Injection Gasoline (DIG) engine that packs some serious fuel economy – with an impressive 6.5 L/100 km on the highway. [[172]]

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XTRONIC CVT® (Continuously Variable Transmission)

Altima’s Xtronic CVT® features dynamic step shifting, wider gear ratio coverage and an adaptive shift controller. The result is a more connected, spirited driving experience.

Altima® dynamic drive technologies

Drive like a pro

Altima uses Nissan Intelligent Mobility™ technology to work some magic behind the scenes, making every drive feel more comfortable, confident and enjoyable. [[28]]

Altima® Steering and Suspension

Steering and suspension that brings out the driver in you

Altima features a stiff chassis for exciting handling and control. With responsiveness and tuning dialed in by our engineers, this car was built to impress.

Responsive steering

Because Altima’s steering response is instantaneous, you can really lean into curves when they appear.

Confidence-inspiring suspension

With an independent rear suspension featuring monotube rear shocks, confident handling and stability come naturally.

The All-Sport Altima® SR

Add some fun to every drive

Sporty 19” wheels make a bold statement off the line. The Nissan Altima SR features standard paddle shifters that put power at your fingertips.