With sleek styling and sporty handling, you'd never guess that this 2008 Nissan Altima Hybrid mid-size sedan gets an amazing 42 miles per gallon.
The 158 horsepower generated from the Altima's 2.5 liter inline 4 cylinder engine is combined with a 40-horsepower electric motor for a combined 198 horsepower. That power is sent to a continuously variable transmission.
Standard features emphasize performance in the Altima Hybrid, such as push button ignition, 16 inch alloy wheels, and dual chrome-tipped exhaust. Optional equipment includes navigation system and a bluetooth hands free phone system.
Gas mileage for this hybrid comes in at the afore-mentioned 42 city miles per gallon and dips to 36 at highway speeds.
Base MSRP for the Altima Hybrid is $25,070 but a fully loaded Hybrid with the moon roof and bluetooth will break $30,000.
Employing performance hues and an energy efficient engine setup, the 2008 Nissan Altima Hybrid is part sports car, part environment saver...all wrapped in a sleek mid-sized sedan.