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Nissan Announces U.S. Pricing for 2020 Altima with Expanded Availability of Nissan Safety Shield 360 Across the Entire Lineup

Nissan announced U.S. pricing for the 2020 Nissan Altima, which is on sale now at Nissan dealers nationwide. The 2020 Altima has a starting MSRP1 of $24,100 for the Altima S front-wheel drive grade and $25,450 for Altima S with Intelligent All-Wheel Drive. Both come equipped with a standard 2.5-liter engine.

The 2020 Altima is also available with Nissan’s advanced 2.0-liter VC-Turbo engine (front-wheel drive only). The starting MSRP1 for the Altima VC-T SR is $29,750. All 2020 Altima models are equipped with a next-generation Xtronic transmission.

Enhancements for the new model year include the addition of Nissan Safety Shield 360 as standard for the Altima SR. Also new is the Driver Assist Package for the Altima S grade – making Safety Shield 360 technology standard or available across the entire 2020 Altima lineup. Other changes include the addition of a mirror memory function to the Platinum grade and Piano Black interior finishers to SV, SL and Platinum grade levels.

Manufacturer’s Suggested Retail Prices1 (MSRP) for the 2020 Nissan Altima Sedan:

Model Engine/Drive MSRP
Altima S 2.5-liter / FWD $24,100 USD
Altima SR 2.5-liter / FWD $25,700 USD
Altima SV 2.5-liter / FWD $27,880 USD
Altima SL 2.5-liter / FWD $30,240 USD
Altima Platinum 2.5-liter / FWD $32,180 USD
Altima S 2.5-liter / AWD $25,450 USD
Altima SR 2.5-liter / AWD $27,050 USD
Altima SV 2.5-liter / AWD $29,230 USD
Altima SL 2.5-liter / AWD $31,590 USD
Altima Platinum 2.5-liter / AWD $33,530 USD
Altima SR 2.0-liter VC-Turbo / FWD $29,750 USD
Altima Platinum 2.0-liter VC-Turbo / FWD $35,180 USD

Destination and Handling $895.

About the 2020 Nissan Altima 
Following the introduction of a totally new generation design just last year, the Nissan Altima maintains its standing in 2020 as one of the most exciting, advanced vehicles in its class with its lean, architectural styling and confidence-inspiring driving performance. Altima again features available Intelligent All-Wheel Drive and exclusive Nissan Intelligent Mobility technologies such as ProPILOT Assist.

Safety Shield 360, which includes Automatic Emergency Braking with Pedestrian Detection, Rear Automatic Braking, Lane Departure Warning, radar-based Blind Spot Warning, Rear Cross Traffic Alert and High Beam Assist, is standard on Altima SR, SV, SL and Platinum grades for 2020 and optionally available on Altima S grade.

The range of available safety and convenience features also includes standard Automatic Emergency Braking (AEB), Intelligent Forward Collision Warning (I-FCW) and Intelligent Driver Alertness (I-DA)2 on all grades. Intelligent Around View Monitor (I-AVM) is standard on the Altima Platinum.

ProPILOT Assist, Nissan’s single-lane “hands-on” highway driving assistance technology that eases driver workload by reducing the amount of driver acceleration, steering and braking input under certain driving conditions, continues as standard on Altima SV, SL and Platinum grades3.

The 2020 Altima is offered in a choice of two powerplants, both newly introduced last model year. Standard on all grade levels is the 2.5-liter DOHC inline 4-cylinder direct injection engine, which is rated at 188 horsepower and 180 lb-ft of torque (FWD). The 2.0-liter VC-Turbo inline 4-cylinder, Nissan’s world’s first production variable compression turbo inline 4-cylinder, delivers near V6-level performance with 4-cylinder fuel economy. The engine is rated at 248 horsepower and 273 lb-ft of torque (premium fuel) and is available on Altima SR and Platinum VC-Turbo front-wheel drive grades. Both engines are matched with a next-generation Xtronic transmission.

In addition to its standard front-wheel drive, the 2020 Altima also offers available Intelligent All-Wheel Drive, which is available on all trim levels equipped with the 2.5-liter 4-cylinder engine. The system uses an advanced torque split control strategy that automatically redistributes torque to the wheels (from 0:100 front up to 50:50 front-to-rear) according to road and driving conditions4.

The 2020 Altima’s expressive exterior design is lower, longer and wider than the previous generation with a highly balanced, aggressive stance that includes available 19-inch wheels and tires. Key interior features range from standard power driver’s seat to a selection of audio and infotainment choices, including a Bose® Premium Audio system with nine speakers.

For more information on the 2020 Altima, please visit

About Nissan North America 
In North America, Nissan’s operations include automotive styling, engineering, consumer and corporate financing, sales and marketing, distribution and manufacturing. Nissan is dedicated to improving the environment under the Nissan Green Program and has been recognized annually by the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency as an ENERGY STAR® Partner of the Year since 2010. More information on Nissan in North America and the complete line of Nissan and INFINITI vehicles can be found online at and, or visit the U.S. media sites and

About Nissan Motor Co., Ltd.
Nissan is a global full-line vehicle manufacturer that sells more than 60 models under the Nissan, INFINITI and Datsun brands. In fiscal year 2018, the company sold 5.52 million vehicles globally, generating revenue of 11.6 trillion yen. Nissan’s global headquarters in Yokohama, Japan, manages operations in six regions: Asia & Oceania; Africa, the Middle East & India; China; Europe; Latin America; and North America. Nissan has partnered with French manufacturer Renault since 1999 and acquired a 34% stake in Mitsubishi Motors in 2016. The Renault-Nissan-Mitsubishi alliance sold 10.76 million vehicles combined in calendar year 2018. For more information about our products, services and commitment to sustainable mobility, visit You can also follow us on FacebookInstagramTwitter and LinkedIn and see all our latest videos on YouTube.

Source: Nissan

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