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2002 Nissan Altima

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Information shown for entry-level Sedan.

Fuel Economy:
City 20/Hwy 27/Comb 23 MPG
Max Seating: 5
Engine: 4-Cyl, 2.5 Liter Transmission: Automatic
Country of Origin: Japan Country of Assembly: United States

2002 Nissan Altima Consumer Reviews

Overall Rating
8.3
Out of 10

Based on 1281 Ratings for the 2002 - 2006 models.

Review this car
  • Value
    8.6/10
    Quality
    8.5/10
  • Reliability
    8.7/10
    Performance
    8.7/10
  • Comfort
    8.8/10
    Styling
    8.8/10

Floorboards rotting away

By on Sunday, May 01, 2016

I own this car - My approximate mileage is 67,000

10 3.0
overall rating 3 of 10rating details

Reviewer Ratings

Overall Rating
3/10
Value
5/10
Reliability
7/10
Quality
1/10
Performance
5/10
Styling
7/10
Comfort
7/10

Pros: "Good gas milage, perf & Comfortable"

Cons: "No help from Nissan on rotting floors."

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

"Design flaw is causing the floor boards to rust away. Passenger side already has a hole in the floor, driver side is weak and will likely have one soon. Also, front passenger suspension is problematic and in need of repair. This car was driven like a baby and garage kept and shouldn't have any issues like this. From the outside the car looks great! If you have one check underneath the front seating area and be sure yours isn't rusting away too. Google "Altima rusting floorboards" and you'll see what I mean."

7 people out of 10 found this review helpful

Overall ,this has been an excellent car.

By on Tuesday, April 19, 2016

I own this car - My approximate mileage is 231,000

10 9.0
overall rating 9 of 10rating details

Reviewer Ratings

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

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

"I love this car, despite a few glitches; New engine at 153,000 mile, broken plastic clip for the hood prop up rod a few times, broken off door handle-cheap plastic. But it remains very reliable and as I bought in in Jan. 2002 and still adore this car."

5 people out of 15 found this review helpful

Best sedan for the money!

By on Sunday, April 17, 2016

I own this car - My approximate mileage is 69,000

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
10/10
Styling
10/10
Comfort
10/10

Pros: "Great driver - still get compliments on this car"

Cons: "No complaints"

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

"Great daily driver - great road car. 500- miles on a tank of fuel. 34 mpg on a road trip, it has a 20 gallon tank."

3 people out of 6 found this review helpful

Best Car I've owned !

By on Wednesday, March 02, 2016

I own this car - My approximate mileage is 112,059

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
10/10
Comfort
10/10

Pros: "dependable, comfortable, low priced"

Cons: "cant complain on my Nissan"

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

"I bought my Nissan in 2006 with 23 miles on it. I havent regretted owning my Nissan Altima at all!! She still looks as good as she did in 2006. Wear and tear, yes, but at over 112,000 miles on it, I think its good for a couple more one hundred thousand."

8 people out of 11 found this review helpful

Most reliable car I've owned in 44 years.

By on Tuesday, February 02, 2016

I own this car - My approximate mileage is 144,000

10 9.0
overall rating 9 of 10rating details

Reviewer Ratings

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

Pros: "Reliable, safe, comfortable."

Cons: "check engine light, better gas mileage."

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

"This car good has been very reliable. I have regular check ups and maintenance. It's never given me any problems. The check engine light comes on without cause a bit too frequently, but that's all I've been concerned with. The gas mileage isn't as good as many Japanese made cars, but I think the added room and comfort accounts for that. It feels safe and it feels solid. Those are both important factors to me for driving safety and maneuverability. Visibility is very good on all angles. I highly recommend this car."

12 people out of 21 found this review helpful

Pretty okay car...

By on Thursday, January 28, 2016

I own this car - My approximate mileage is 139,500

10 7.0
overall rating 7 of 10rating details

Reviewer Ratings

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

Pros: "Acceleration, Spacious, Interior"

Cons: "Brakes, Wheel Bearing, Alternator"

Likely to recommend this car? (1-10): 6

"I've owned this car for about 10 months now and everything was great. I'm now having some alternator problems a little earlier than I expected. Also, now I'm having some wheel bearing problems as well. Everything else seems to be working fine now, I just hate being without a car right now."

7 people out of 13 found this review helpful

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