2009 Nissan Altima Hybrid (review)

CNET Car Tech reviews the 2009 Nissan Altima Hybrid.


Although on the pricey side, the Nissan Altima Hybrid offers the best sporting performance for a midsize hybrid we've seen to date. The electric motor acts like a turbo boost to the 2.5-liter gas engine, sending the car to 60 mph in about 7.5 seconds. Handling is surprisingly good, letting you have some fun with this car while getting fuel economy at well over 30 mpg.

Read our review of the 2009 Nissan Altima Hybrid.

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Wayne Cunningham reviews cars and writes about automotive technology for CNET. Prior to the Car Tech beat, he covered spyware, Web building technologies, and computer hardware. He began covering technology and the Web in 1994 as an editor of The Net magazine. He's also the author of "Vaporware," a novel that's available as a Nook e-book.

 

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