The 2008 Nissan Altima Hybrid: Saving Money and the Environment

The 2008 Nissan Altima Hybrid is a midsize car with front-wheel drive that boasts a fuel-efficient engine and a variety of eco-friendly features. With a 2.5-liter, 4-cylinder engine and an automatic transmission with variable gear ratios, the Altima Hybrid is powered by regular gasoline and offers impressive gas mileage.

In fact, the Altima Hybrid is one of the most fuel-efficient cars in its class, with a combined MPG for fuel type of 34 and a city MPG for fuel type of 35. This means that drivers can save money on gas and reduce their annual petroleum consumption, which is calculated at 8.75 barrels per year.

But the Altima Hybrid's eco-friendliness doesn't stop at its efficient engine. The car also has a start-stop feature, which shuts off the engine when the car is idling or stopped at a red light, saving even more fuel. Additionally, the Altima Hybrid has a 245-volt nickel-metal hydride electric motor that helps power the car and reduces emissions.

The Altima Hybrid is also equipped with a range of safety features, including anti-lock brakes, electronic stability control, and six airbags. The car has a 5-star safety rating from the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration and a Good rating from the Insurance Institute for Highway Safety.

All of these features add up to a car that is not only good for the environment, but also good for drivers' wallets. The Altima Hybrid has an annual fuel cost of just $1,700, which is significantly lower than many other midsize cars. And with a You Save/Spend value of $2,000, the Altima Hybrid is a smart choice for drivers who want to save money without sacrificing performance or style.