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2001 Nissan Altima

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Information shown for entry-level Sedan.

Fuel Economy:
City 19/Hwy 26/Comb 22 MPG
Max Seating: 5
Engine: 4-Cyl, 2.4 Liter Transmission: Automatic
Country of Origin: Japan Country of Assembly: United States

2001 Nissan Altima Consumer Reviews

Overall Rating
8.5
Out of 10

Based on 487 Ratings for the 1998 - 2001 models.

Review this car
  • Value
    8.9/10
    Quality
    8.8/10
  • Reliability
    9.1/10
    Performance
    8.7/10
  • Comfort
    8.6/10
    Styling
    8.4/10

Fast and Reliable and good on gas also like sporty

By on Thursday, June 11, 2015

I own this car - My approximate mileage is 174,000

10 9.0
overall rating 9 of 10rating details

Reviewer Ratings

Overall Rating
9/10
Value
7/10
Reliability
10/10
Quality
6/10
Performance
9/10
Styling
8/10
Comfort
8/10

Pros: "Drives smoothly, vert dependable car, fast pick up"

Cons: "egr code keeps poppong up eletrical issue when wet"

Likely to recommend this car? (1-10): 8

my good side but this is her, other side mild bump and few scratches rear fender nothing huge though now could use paint, window tint and spoiler

"I have had to put alot of minor jobs put into it, replaced power steering pump, put on all new eagkle rsa recently, new spark plugs and anul about oil changese on time! I love the pick up speed when getting onto highway, like how it drives smoothly and fast, also with great breaks....GLE Model is the waty to go , I have black on black which is beautiful but can easily be a major up keep. So other than power steeriong system issues and some strange electrical issues that occur after rain or water getting into somewhere or maybe just the fuses are lose? Have had EGR problems that will not let me be but I refuse to pay and get a cad conv because I have had to do one on pone of my jeeps in the past only because it was very much needed, you cant even hear when my car is parked and running nm does the cad convertwer act up....I dont know , I have had some issues but nothing huge and I have 174k almost and would prob just suggest a tune up and cosmetically making it look better as well as loook into electrical issues and check sensor, maybe false reading???"

5 people out of 10 found this review helpful

my good side but this is her, other side mild bump and few scratches rear fender nothing huge though now could use paint, window tint and spoiler

this is the best car I have ever had

By on Monday, June 01, 2015

I own this car - My approximate mileage is 200,250

10 9.0
overall rating 9 of 10rating details

Reviewer Ratings

Overall Rating
9/10
Value
Not Rated
Reliability
Not Rated
Quality
Not Rated
Performance
9/10
Styling
9/10
Comfort
9/10

Pros: "easy driver , good on gas also comfortable."

Cons: "Rusty frame."

Likely to recommend this car? (1-10): 9

"This is the best car I ever had. The only problem was some rust on the frame. However I had professional welder completely repair. The car runs great I think this car will make the 300,000 mile club easily."

5 people out of 8 found this review helpful

Nissan Altima...Great Car

By on Sunday, March 29, 2015

I own this car - My approximate mileage is 107,500

10 10.0
overall rating 10 of 10rating details

Reviewer Ratings

Overall Rating
10/10
Value
9/10
Reliability
10/10
Quality
10/10
Performance
10/10
Styling
9/10
Comfort
9/10

Pros: "pick up ,dependability, comfort"

Cons: "need more space up front for extra items."

Likely to recommend this car? (1-10): 10

"I have leased/owned altima's for the last 20 years. Best feature of this car is the pick up. When merging onto a highway you can rely on this car to get you going. It has been extremely reliable, even through the past few extreme NY winters, I never worried that my car wouldn't start in the morning. It never crossed my mind because it never happened. If you get this car serviced once a year, you can count on reliable and comfortable transportation for many years."

7 people out of 10 found this review helpful

No problems

By on Tuesday, March 10, 2015

I own this car - My approximate mileage is 145,000

10 8.0
overall rating 8 of 10rating details

Reviewer Ratings

Overall Rating
8/10
Value
9/10
Reliability
10/10
Quality
8/10
Performance
8/10
Styling
6/10
Comfort
9/10

Pros: "fun to drive, reliable, comfortable, spacious"

Cons: "low front bumper, windows get stuck"

Likely to recommend this car? (1-10): 9

"I got this car as a family 'hand me down' in 2011 with about 130k miles on it. Since I got it I haven't had any significant issues! It runs great and it's never broken down or stalled out. Great acceleration. The catalytic converter and a few other things have been replaced throughout the years but nothing unfixable. The only issues the car has had are 'cosmetic'... my passenger side window got stuck down and is currently duck taped up (had to cut the belt to move it) and some of the windows get stuck or squeak loudly sometimes. Also, the lever to open trunk/fuel tank broke so I have to open my gas tank through the trunk. The front bumper is also very low so I've had to get it repaired often because of curbs/steep hills (my own fault)... Havent had any problems with the actual performance so far and it gets me to where I need to go and has survived many many roadtrips... hope to have many more years with this car!"

4 people out of 8 found this review helpful

Got my moneys worth!

By on Friday, March 06, 2015

I own this car - My approximate mileage is 97,000

10 10.0
overall rating 10 of 10rating details

Reviewer Ratings

Overall Rating
10/10
Value
10/10
Reliability
10/10
Quality
10/10
Performance
9/10
Styling
9/10
Comfort
9/10

Pros: "Reliable AND fun to drive 5spd SE model."

Cons: "City gas mileage could be better."

Likely to recommend this car? (1-10): 10

"Bought this car brand new and it has never let me down. Just usual maintenance and battery replacement thru the years. Just now finally had to replace a couple of things on it: water pump and valve cover seal gasket(changed plugs and plug wire w/ that). Plus power steering high pressure hose finally gave out last yr. The car's 14yrs. old, so, to be expected. Love driving it w/ the manual 5spd. Not sure how an automatic would have held out. It pains me to have to even think about the day i HAVE to trade it in."

5 people out of 10 found this review helpful

2001 Nissan Altima SE

By on Tuesday, February 17, 2015

I own this car - My approximate mileage is 73,000

10 7.0
overall rating 7 of 10rating details

Reviewer Ratings

Overall Rating
7/10
Value
8/10
Reliability
9/10
Quality
5/10
Performance
5/10
Styling
5/10
Comfort
8/10

Pros: "price, style, luxury, comfortable"

Cons: "window trim, paint durability"

Likely to recommend this car? (1-10): 7

"Only owner and driver since 2001 reliable and has cost little in maintenance $, trim around the window has deteriorated, Altima label on the back has come slightly unglued, donut tire was bad and blew out as soon as it was mounted, 6 CD changer quit working, but everything else works I would say that it was built poorly because it only has 73k miles and is falling apart maybe due to age or FL weather I changed the oil every 5K since owning it, so engine seems sound and haven't had any engine trouble I did replace the head gasket when it appeared to leak, but that wasn't necessary cause it never leaked I was misled by techs, I'll review it again when it hits 100,000"

5 people out of 9 found this review helpful

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