2021 Nissan Altima SR vs SR VC-Turbo

2021 Nissan Altima driving through snow

Offering the best of both worlds, the 2021 Nissan Altima gives the choice between two engine types. Those looking for a little boost in performance can opt for the VC-Turbo engine which is only offered on the SR trim level. Nissan researchers have spent 20 years refining this engine type to create something truly unique.

At Glendale Nissan, we are proud to house the 2021 Nissan Altima on our lot. If you are interested in any of the trim levels mentioned, check out our online inventory to see which models we currently offer on our lot. In the meantime, check out the chart below to see some of the key differences between the SR and the SR VC-Turbo trim levels. If you have any questions, please reach out to us and we will be happy to offer more details.



SR VC-Turbo

2.5-liter Direct Injection Gasoline (DIG) DOHC 16-valve 4-cylinder engine Engine 2.0-liter Variable Compression Turbo (VC-Turbo™) DOHC 16-valve 4-cylinder engine
188 Horsepower Horsepower 248 Horsepower
180 pound-feet of torque Torque 273 pound-feet of torque
Available to add Power sliding glass moonroof Standard
Available to add Heated front seats Standard

More about the 2021 Nissan Altima:

Committed to the drive, the 2021 Nissan Altima has the tech to help enhance your journey and comfortable seating to add extra enjoyment. For added peace of mind, there are a number of safety features which include Automatic Emergency Braking with Pedestrian Detection, Rear Automatic Braking and Rear Cross Traffic Alert. Some of the comfort and convenience features include Remote Engine Start System with Intelligent Climate Control, Bose Premium Audio System and Dual-Zone Automatic Temperature Control.

2021 Nissan Altima exterior color options:

  • Scarlet Ember Tintcoat 
  • Sunset Drift ChromaFlair 
  • Deep Blue Pearl 
  • Storm Blue Metallic 
  • Super Black 
  • Gun Metallic 
  • Brilliant Silver Metallic 
  • Pearl White TriCoat 
  • Glacier White