Comparable Cars
Facts & Figures
Bodystyle: Sedan
Class: Mid-Size Sedan
Engines: 2.5l 4-cyl. (175hp)
3.5l 6-cyl. (240hp)
EPA Mileage:
21 - 23 (City)
26 - 29 (Highway)
Our Rating:
Overview & Pictures
2002  Picture
2002  Picture
2002  Picture

Prior to 2002, the Nissan Altima languished as a wallflower, though a very good one. The Altima was slightly smaller than the Accord and Camry, but bigger and more expensive than the highly popular and . It was, as the saying goes, neither fish nor fowl. And it only came with a four-cylinder engine.

Now everything has changed.

This year marks the first time the Nissan Altima has ever offered a V6 option. It's the same 3.5-liter engine that powers the , and it's one of the best V6 engines available today. Last year's Altima was smaller than the Camry and Accord, but the 2002 Nissan Altima is bigger than either of them. This means roomier seating for four people.

Facts & Figures

The JB car pages provide engine and transmission specs, as well as gas mileage and dimensions for all 2002 Nissan Altima versions.

2002 Nissan Altima Sedan Specs & Features

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