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Nissan Altima MPG

MPG Number of Vehicles
20 miles per gallon 2 vehicles
21 miles per gallon 1 vehicles
22 miles per gallon 1 vehicles
23 miles per gallon 3 vehicles
24 miles per gallon 3 vehicles
25 miles per gallon 5 vehicles
26 miles per gallon 3 vehicles
27 miles per gallon 7 vehicles
28 miles per gallon 2 vehicles
29 miles per gallon 2 vehicles
30 miles per gallon 1 vehicles
31 miles per gallon 0 vehicles
32 miles per gallon 1 vehicles
33 miles per gallon 1 vehicles
Model Year Body/Powertrain MPG  
2005 2005 4dr Sedan 182-hp 2.5L I4 CVT FWD 21.67
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With the 182-horsepower 2.5L I4 engine, CVT transmission, and front-wheel drive, the 2005 Nissan Altima has been averaging 21.67 MPG (miles per gallon).

The 2005 Nissan Altimas in this analysis were driven mostly in the city (about 61.7 percent of the miles driven). The rest of the miles were on the highway at an average speed of 73 miles per hour (20 percent), in heavy traffic (3.3 percent), and in the suburbs (0 percent).

In addition, the average 2005 Nissan Altima in this analysis was driven on flat terrain with a medium foot and the AC on only some of the time.
2005 2005 4dr Sedan 270-hp 3.5L V6 6-sp shiftable CVT FWD 25.03
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2005 2005 4dr Sedan 175-hp 2.5L I4 6-sp manual FWD 26
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2005 2005 4dr Sedan 175-hp 2.5L I4 6-sp shiftable CVT FWD 26.34
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What Our Members Are Saying about the Real Gas Mileage of the 2005 Nissan Altima

2005 Nissan Altima Real Gas Mileage: Pros
YearBody/PowertrainComment
2006 4dr Sedan 175-horsepower 2.5L I4
4-speed automatic FWD
Summer driving I get a consistent 30+ mpg. Drops to about 26-27 mpg in cold weather. Not bad for a mid size sedan. see full Nissan Altima review
2006 4dr Sedan 175-horsepower 2.5L I4
4-speed automatic FWD
$ cylinder delivers good fuel economy while still giving adequate performance. see full Nissan Altima review
2005 4dr Sedan 250-horsepower 3.5L V6
5-speed shiftable automatic FWD
best fuel economy for a v6 if you treat it right, i get 32 to 34mpg on highway consistently and between 24 to 26mpg in city driving. see full Nissan Altima review
2005 4dr Sedan 175-horsepower 2.5L I4
4-speed automatic FWD
its get descenet fuel economy not the best in the market but its a big car see full Nissan Altima review
2005 Nissan Altima Real Gas Mileage: Cons
YearBody/PowertrainComment
2005 4dr Sedan 250-horsepower 3.5L V6
5-speed shiftable automatic FWD
In this time of high gas prices a 4 cylinder would be a wiser choice see full Nissan Altima review
 

2005 Nissan Altima Gas Mileage (MPG)

Unlike other fuel economy surveys, TrueDelta's Real-World Gas Mileage Survey includes questions about how and where a car was driven. So you can get an idea of the Nissan Altima's real-world MPG based on how and where you drive a car.