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2003 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

2003 Nissan Altima Consumer Reviews

Overall Rating
8.4
Out of 10

Based on 1241 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
    8.9/10

I love Altimas this was my first car

By on Tuesday, April 07, 2015

I own this car - My approximate mileage is 103,224

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
8/10
Comfort
10/10

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

"This car is still in very good condition I recommend it to anyone looking for a car without a car note."

5 people out of 5 found this review helpful

nice dependable

By on Thursday, April 02, 2015

I own this car - My approximate mileage is 129,500

10 9.0
overall rating 9 of 10rating details

Reviewer Ratings

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

Pros: "great price and fun to drive"

Cons: "engine mount."

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

"I love this car. It is extremly reliable. The only problem i had was had to replace two engine mounts which was a recall item. My car has 130,000 miles on it and I have put in about 3500 worth of repairs since I bought it. Luckily it doesnt have the problem with the timing belt which has to be replaced ever 100,000 miles. I thought the mechanic was lying, but turns out its true. Very reliable and not bumpy like the accord."

2 people out of 2 found this review helpful

10 years of great service

By on Wednesday, March 18, 2015

I own this car - My approximate mileage is 113,000

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: "Comfortable & peppy to drive"

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

"I have had this car with no problems other than standard maintenance for 10 years. Still looks great! Just time to get a new one cause I don't want to do shocks & struts. Peppy to drive & decent gas mileage."

3 people out of 4 found this review helpful

Worst car I ever owned. Never buying another one.

By on Sunday, March 01, 2015

I owned and sold this car
Reason: repeated mechanical problems

10 1.0
overall rating 1 of 10rating details

Reviewer Ratings

Overall Rating
1/10
Value
1/10
Reliability
1/10
Quality
1/10
Performance
8/10
Styling
6/10
Comfort
1/10

Pros: "Fun to drive."

Cons: "repairs $$$, very unreliable, poor craftmanship"

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

"This car had several issues from repeated check engine lights due to defective sensors to a rusting floor."

2 people out of 4 found this review helpful

Clean and maintained I like the V6 fast and nimble

By on Thursday, January 29, 2015

I own this car - My approximate mileage is 152,000

10 7.0
overall rating 7 of 10rating details

Reviewer Ratings

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

Pros: "fun to drive"

Cons: "no usb input"

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

"This car has been well maintained and driven only as a daily commuter never been smoked in and parked under cover."

7 people out of 12 found this review helpful

I BOUGHT 3 OF THESE!

By on Saturday, January 17, 2015

I own this car - My approximate mileage is 108,000

10 10.0
overall rating 10 of 10rating details

Reviewer Ratings

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

Pros: "fuel efficient, roomy, plenty of storage, stylish"

Cons: "price going up for this car, need stronger body"

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

"Once you find a great car it's hard to change. I have serious buyer loyalty- I bought the same model/same color just different year 2005/2012/2015. I clearly have been happy with the Altima."

9 people out of 15 found this review helpful

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