2020 Nissan Altima Specs

2020 Nissan Altima

A dependable midsize sedan like the Nissan Altima is a great choice for getting to work, taking the kids to school, and running errands. How do you know if it’s the right car for you? To help drivers in Mobile, Prichard, and Saraland decide, Nissan of Mobile looks at the 2020 Nissan Altima specs.

Specs & Fuel Economy

2020 Nissan Altima Engine

The Nissan Altima offers a smooth ride with a 2.5L 4-cylinder engine. It gets up to 188 horsepower and 180 lb-ft of torque. The base powertrain can also help you make fewer stops for gas by getting up to an EPA-estimated 28 MPG city and 39 MPG highway.1

There’s also an available 2.0L Variable Compression Turbo engine. It’s an exciting option if you’re looking for more power under the hood. This sporty powertrain can accelerate quickly and get up to 248 horsepower and 273 lb-ft of torque. It’s also capable of getting up to an EPA-estimated 25 MPG city and 34 MPG highway.1

Front-wheel drive comes standard with both powertrains, but Intelligent All-Wheel Drive is available on every trim level. Both engines work with an efficient Xtronic CVT® (Continuously Variable Transmission).

Interior Dimensions

The Nissan Altima also features a comfortable interior with lots of space to stretch out. There’s seating for up to five people with 100.8 cubic feet of passenger space. Cloth seats come standard, but leather upholstery is also available.

When you’re behind the wheel, you’ll be in control of a stylish flat-bottom leather-wrapped steering wheel. You and your copilot will also have lots of ways to relax. Power-adjustable front seats are available, and there’s 43.8 inches of front legroom.

In the back, passengers will enjoy 35.2 inches of legroom. There’s also plenty of space for three people to sit comfortably with 57.1 inches of rear shoulder room. Folding seats come standard to help you pack more cargo or grab something from the trunk. With the back seats upright, there’s 15.4 cubic feet of cargo room.

Nissan Altima Interior





39.2 inches

36.9 inches


43.8 inches

35.2 inches

Shoulder Room

58.2 inches

57.1 inches

Safety Features

Nissan Altima Safety Technology

The Nissan Advanced Air Bag System keeps you safe with eight standard air bags. The system includes a pair of front air bags, seat-mounted side-impact air bags, driver and front passenger knee air bags, and roof-mounted curtain side-impact air bags that cover both rows of seats.

The Altima comes armed with advanced safety features that can help prevent accidents. For example, the RearView Monitor makes it easy to check behind your car when you’re backing up. Plus, Nissan Safety Shield® 360 will give you more awareness during your drive with the following systems:

  • Automatic Emergency Braking with Pedestrian Detection
  • Blind Spot Warning
  • Lane Departure Warning
  • High Beam Assist

Test Drive the Nissan Altima

Visit Nissan of Mobile to learn more about the 2020 Nissan Altima specs and take a test drive. It offers a safe, comfortable, and efficient drive to families and drivers in Mobile, Prichard, and Saraland.


1 2020 EPA Fuel Economy Estimates. 28 City MPG/39 Highway MPG/32 Combined MPG for Altima® S, SV, SL FWD; 26 City MPG/36 Highway MPG/30 Combined MPG for Altima S, SV, SL AWD; 27 City MPG/37 Highway MPG/31 Combined MPG for Altima SR, Platinum FWD; 25 City MPG/35 Highway MPG/29 Combined MPG for Altima SR, Platinum AWD; 25 City MPG/34 Highway MPG/29 Combined MPG for Altima SR, Platinum VC-Turbo FWD. Fuel economy estimates based on 87-octane fuel. Actual mileage may vary with driving conditions. Use for comparison only.