2019 Nissan Altima vs 2018 Nissan Altima 

2019 Nissan Altima vs 2018 Nissan Altima 

With the release of the new 2019 Nissan Altima, the Nissan brand’s flagship model has entered its sixth generation. And with that, the new Altima model has seen more than its fair share of updates and redesigned elements. Including everything from its exterior styling to its on-road performance, the 2019 Altima takes drivers to a whole new level. 

  For shoppers wondering how the new 2019 Nissan Altima differs from its predecessor, we’ve put together a model comparison that addresses some of the difference that can be found when comparing the 2019 Nissan Altima vs the 2018 Nissan Altima.  



2019 Nissan Altima 

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2018 Nissan Altima 

2.5-liter Inline-4 Cylinder   Engine  2.5-liter 4-cylinder 
188 horsepower
180 lb-ft of torque 
Performance  179 horsepower
177 lb-ft of torque 
TBD  Fuel Economy  27 city / 38 highway 
V-Motion Front Grille  Styling  Central Grille Styling 

Benefits of the 2019 Nissan Altima 

The new and improved 2019 Nissan Altima features many of the things we know and love from previous Altima models, with the addition of several tweaks and upgrades. Upon viewing the new 2019 model, the first thing you’ll notice is that the new Altima features a distinct new front grille. Called a “V-Motion” front grille, the v-like shaped grille features chrome inlays and a powerful persona that gives the sedan a more luxe feel. 

  Moving on to its performance, the 2019 Altima has seen a definite kick to its power output, producing 188 horsepower and 180 lb-ft of torque to the 2018 model’s 179 horsepower and 177 lb-ft of torque. And though Nissan has yet to release the 2019 Altima’s estimated fuel economy, it is projected that the new 2019 model with further improve upon the 2018 Altima’s already-impressive 27 city / 38 highway MPG. 

  Drivers looking to get behind the wheel of the new 2019 Nissan Altima here at Continental Motors, we encourage you to visit us here in Countryside IL, just outside of Chicago, give us a call, or click the button below to send us an online message. We’ll be happy to assist you and answer any questions you may have about this impressive new model, or reserve a test drive for you when it becomes available.