Nissan announced that the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) has officially rated its 2013-MY Altima at 27 mpg city, 38 mpg highway, and 31 mpg combined. Nissan also said the Altima is arriving at dealer showrooms late this month.

The specific Altima model with the optimal fuel economy setup (as mentioned previously) is the 2.5L four cylinder-engine and new Xtronic Continuously Variable Transmission.

Click here for a photo gallery of the 2013 Altima.