The sedan is one of the most popular segments in the United States, though currently second to crossovers. However, no one can deny they’re a mainstay of the industry. The Nissan Altima has been a longtime favorite nameplate among the competition, and now, the 2017 model is available, packed with excellence in design and engineering that mark it as a shining example of a modern sedan. However, Altima fuel economy is its crowning achievement – and its highway EPA estimate soars above the competition.
Sedans have never been gas-guzzling monsters like the SUVs and pickups of the past, but the 2017 Altima is the first-ever entry in its class on the market to get up to 39 mpg on the highway according to the EPA. That gives it a staggering six-mpg advantage over the competing Toyota Camry thanks to its standard 2.5-liter engine.
Of course, you don’t have to opt for the engine that gives you the best Altima fuel economy. Even the more powerful engine option the six-cylinder cranks out 270 horsepower while only taking a very slight hit in the realm of efficiency. Alongside innovative safety tech that keeps you and your passengers more secure than ever on the open road, and the 2017 Nissan Altima is a winner in every category.