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MSRP: $18,620 - $28,670 Find it Used
Bodystyles: Sedan, Hybrid
Classes: Mid-Size Sedan, Hybrid Sedan
Engines: 2.5l 4-cyl. (175hp)
3.5l 6-cyl. (270hp)
2.5l Hybrid (198hp)
EPA Mileage:
19 - 35 (City)
26 - 33 (Highway)
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For 2008, anti-lock brakes (ABS) with Electronic Brake-force Distribution (EBD) is standard equipment. Indeed, the 2008 Altima comes loaded with safety features.

A gas-electric Hybrid version is available boasting an EPA-rated 35 miles per gallon City, extending its range past 600 miles between fill-ups. Rated as an Advanced Technology-Partial Zero Emissions Vehicle (AT-PZEV), the Altima Hybrid is sold in states that have adopted California emissions regulations: California, Connecticut, Maine, Massachusetts, New Jersey, New York, Rhode Island, and Vermont.

Whether four-cylinder, V6, or hybrid, the Nissan Altima offers performance, comfort, safety, economy, and looks. It feels powerful and luxurious. It's a couple of inches shorter than the on the outside, and gives up a little room in the rear seat; but offers comparable room up front, and very nearly as much luggage space. Fold-down rear seats allow the Altima's trunk to expand into the cabin for carrying big long things.

Facts & Figures

The 2008 Nissan Altima is available in 2 versions:
Sedan and Hybrid.

The JB car pages provide engine and transmission specs, as well as gas mileage and dimensions for all of these versions. In addition, please find information on the various trims of the 2008 Nissan Altima and their prices below.


The 2008 Nissan Altima Sedan is powered by a base 2.5-liter Inline-4 with 175 at 5,600 hp. Also available is a 3.5-liter V6 with 270 at 6,000 hp.

2008 Nissan Altima Sedan Specs & Features

The 2008 Nissan Altima Sedan is available in 4 trim levels:

Nissan Altima Sedan 2.5$18,620
Nissan Altima Sedan 2.5 S$20,470
Nissan Altima Sedan 3.5 SE$24,470
Nissan Altima Sedan 3.5 SL$28,670
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The 2008 Nissan Altima Hybrid is powered by a 2.5-liter Inline-4 with 198 net hp.

2008 Nissan Altima Hybrid Specs & Features

The 2008 Nissan Altima Hybrid comes in only one trim level:

Nissan Altima Hybrid Sedan$25,480
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