Nissan is commencing sales of the 2019 Nissan Altima on October 3, 2018 in the United States. As expected, the Japanese carmaker has already divulged the details and specs of the Altima before its eventual launch. Equally important for customers is how much they should take out from their pockets just to be able to own a new Altima. Good thing is that Nissan has just disclosed the Manufacturer's Suggested Retail Prices (MSRP) for the new 2019 Altima.
The new 2019 Nissan Altima can be availed for at least $23,750. This is applicable to the S trim of the Altima with a 2.5-liter DOHC inline 4-cylinder direct injection engine and a front-wheel drive system. This engine is standard on all grade levels of the Altima and delivers up to 188 hp of output and up to 180 lb.-ft. of torque – more than what the previous mill found in the midsize sedan. Moreover, the new 2.5-liter engine isn't just more refined and quieter, it also returns better fuel economy figures.
Nissan is also offering the Altima S in all-wheel drive configuration, bringing the MSRP up to $25,100, plus $895 in destination and handling.
A level up is the Nissan Altima SR, which boasts of quite a few upgrades over the Altima R. In front-wheel drive guise, the Altima SR comes with an MSRP of $25,100. Its all-wheel drive version, meanwhile, has an MSRP of $26,450.
Interestingly, the Nissan Altima SR can be powered by the first production-ready variable compression turbo inline 4-cylinder engine the world. Dubbed as the VC-Turbo engine, this mill can a performance nearing V6-level but with the fuel economy of a 4-cylinder unit. It is offered on the Altima SR, with a power rating of 248 hp in max output and 280 lb.-ft. of peak torque (premium fuel) as sent to the front wheels. The Altima SR with the 2.0-liter VC-Turbo engine comes with an MSRP of $29,150, plus destination and handling.
Next on the ladder is the Nissan Altima SV, which front-wheel drive and all-wheel drive configurations have MSRPs of $27,930 and $29,280, respectively. Prices don’t include destination and handling fee. The Altima SV is also powered by the 2.5-liter DOHC inline 4-cylinder direct injection engine.
The Japanese carmaker is also offering the Nissan Altima SL, which core is likewise the 2.5-liter DOHC inline 4-cylinder direct injection engine. Its front-wheel drive and all-wheel drive guises come with MSRPs of $29,840 and $31,190, respectively.
Also offered is the Platinum grade for the new Altima. This grade is offered in three flavors: a unit with the 2.5-liter DOHC engine and front-wheel drive ($31,780); a version with the 2.5-liter DOHC engine and all-wheel drive system ($33,130); and a model with the 2.0-liter VC-Turbo engine and front wheel drive configuration ($34,780).
The exclusive Nissan Edition ONE is also available to the customers in the US. It is powered by the 2.0-liter VC-Turbo engine with front wheel drive configuration. It has an MSRP of $35,750.
All versions of the 2019 Nissan Altima have a destination and handling fee of $895.