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    Reviewed May 6, 2024

    The styling of the exterior is sleek. The handling and drivability is okay. Nothing special. The interior lights for the heat, etc. do not light up forcing you to turn the light on when it's dark to be able to make an adjustment on the heat or defroster. This is a poor design. The back window is tinted so dark I cannot even see out of it. This is a rental car and I'm about ready to return it. The Nissan Altima is the biggest waste of money you could spend your money on. This 2024 car pales in comparison to my 2013 Toyota. This 2024 Nissan Altima in my mind is a dangerous piece of metal with wheels. It's a piece of crap. I highly do not recommend it. Go get a Toyota. This Nissan is a piece of crap.

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    Reviewed March 22, 2024

    BUYER BEWARE! Nissan does not make quality vehicles nor do they care at all about customers. You are simply money to them. I bought a 2019 Altima and the CVT transmission completely failed at 69,000 miles. After reaching out to Nissan and having a diagnostic done Nissan Consumer Affairs refused a good will assistance for me and my family of 4. Every person I spoke to at Nissan had no empathy for the situation and the fact that their product was faulty. This despite the fact that they are being sued for this reason. They claimed my VIN number wasn’t a part of the lawsuit and had no extended warranty granted to other vehicles. They knew this was an issue that was theirs fault but had no intention of helping me and my family and were happy to leave us with a bill for thousands of dollars to replace the transmission. DO NOT BUY a Nissan.

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      Reviewed Jan. 29, 2024

      My 5.5 year old car's transmission failed. It is an obviously defective car. There must have been some sort of mistake during its production. I think that we should be reimbursed and that Nissan should publicly admit fault and apologize to people who bought their cars.

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      Reviewed Nov. 2, 2023

      I purchased the vehicle in late March of 2020. The bottom of the driver’s seat stitching came apart. The seat was replaced. Then later the left upper seat began splitting. Nissan said it was not their fault, no issues with the leather. Now the right side of the driver’s seat stitching is coming apart, there is a small slit in the leather and the bottom of the driver’s seat stitching is coming apart. I have tried reaching out to Nissan, was informed by the customer service that my car was 3 years old, I informed customer service that I took my car back to the Nissan dealership while it was still under warranty to have documentation of the issues with my driver’s seat. I was asked to go back to the dealership and have them take photos.

      I have done this twice, unfortunately I was not able to reach the Nissan CS, left voicemails to no avail. I am now wondering if I am having this issue with my vehicle, how many other owners of Nissan Altimas are having the same issue. This is not the first time I have had problems with my driver’s seat on two separate occasions. First time, denied and informed by CS1, the fault is not theirs; CS2, gave me the roundaround and do not answer my calls. I have been a faithful owner of Nissan vehicles for years since my first car in 1986. After this experience with my 2020 Nissan, whenever I do purchase another vehicle, I do not plan to stay faithful. I am more than willing to show photos of both my bottom seat and the top of the driver’s seat where the stitching has come apart. I am actually searching to find out if there are other owners of Nissan Altima having the same issue.

      Reviewed Sept. 29, 2023

      Paint chipping along both sides of hood - 2017 Nissan Altima. Car just paid off and now paint chipping. Took to painting car pro and told this is a manufactured issue. Cost to repair $2000! Class action suit with Nissan with same color (pearl paint) with different model and yet have been waiting 4 months with Nissan consumer affairs to solve issue.

      Transmission issues with belt. This is my 4th Altima. First car non issue. Traded that car in in 2013 when that Altima had the transmission die in its 3 year of ownership. Given 2017 Altima and told transmission not an issue. We’ll it’s still an ongoing issue as there was a class action suit against Nissan and they extended the warranty on the transmission only.

      Reviewed July 18, 2023

      Our Nissan Altima had to have the entire electrical wiring system replaced just after we purchased it brand new, because it did not start properly. It functioned properly until this May. All of a sudden, the car would not start and the airbag warning light indicated an airbag problem. We called a Nissan dealer, Modern Nissan of Lake Norman (as we had moved). They inspected the vehicle and advised that the driver side airbag needed to be replaced at a cost of $2799.16 (labor only). The car went into the dealer twice for the dealer to look at the airbag issue. I had suggested a resetting of the sensors. In both instances, the conclusion was that the airbag needed to be replaced at a cost of $2799.16.

      After doing some online research, I decided to take the Altima to an independent service center for a diagnostic on the airbag problem. They found an open circuit under the driver seat. They cleaned the connector pins, retested the system and indicated the airbag was fine and did not need to be replaced. For this I paid a $150 diagnostic fee. The airbag has been fine since. So it seems pretty clear that the Nissan recommendation to replace the driver side airbag was really a rip-off. This reflects poorly on Nissan first with the initial vehicle purchase and then the unnecessary $2800 service request. We would not purchase another Nissan.

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      Reviewed June 19, 2023

      Lokey. Nissan. Customer service is poor. High cost of upkeep. The 2021 Altima has had multiple service visits. They didn't correct it in the last one, so they want another $1000. Nissan provides poor value for money. Be cautious.

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      Reviewed March 19, 2023

      So as stated above this review is about my 2013 Nissan Altima s. I purchased this vehicle in 2013 from a Nissan dealership, it was pre-owned with low miles (55,000) For $12,00.00. The car was in immaculate condition inside and out and I was so happy about my new purchase until.... 3 months later, transmission failure on the highway on my way home from work.

      Now as inconvenient and disappointed as I was I'm a reasonable person and got a tow of 30 miles and followed protocol to have repairs done because I was covered under warranty still. Transmission was replaced and back on the road I am until .... 18 months later, transmission failure again on my way home from work, So now as you can imagine my frustrations are growing because what are the odds, so I call a tow and have it towed to a local transmission shop because now I'm paying out of pocket because I'm at 100, 000 miles and no longer covered under warranty, now let me also add I am a law abiding citizen and obey ALL traffic laws so no I do NOT beat on my car.

      My car was repaired with another transmission due to as they stated "internal transmission failure" and I paid extra for a 3 year warranty. Back on the road I am again. Well let me sound like a broken record, yep you guessed it, like clock work 1 year later transmission failure, same story - on my way home from work, etc. Etc., So by now I've just about had it with this car but since I purchased the 3 year warranty I keep the car until November 2023 when the warranty expires, now before I finalize this review by telling you yes the transmission failed again making that 4 transmissions NOT including the one it came with totaling 5, I did contact Nissan and submitted all supporting documents and out of pocket cost receipts for a reimbursement from a class action lawsuit filed against them from many others with similar experiences as I and over 1 year later still HAVE NOT received a response, so as far as Nissan and receiving any more of my business and hard earned money, that's a hard NO...

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      Reviewed Jan. 16, 2023

      I bought a Nissan Altima 2015 at the dealer. My son was driving at the freeway. Almost got very bad accident. The rear lower control arm broke. Is all rust. Is only 7 years old. I have a video. Please don’t put yourself in danger or your family and other people. Don’t buy this cars.

      Punctuality & Speed

      Reviewed Sept. 24, 2022

      They don’t honor warranties. My transmission went out under warranty and they told me I didn’t have a warranty, it Had expired. The dealership even called Nissan headquarters and told them that I had a warranty… They still didn’t believe it even though I have my warranty in hand. After finally proving I have a warranty— here we are three weeks later, and they cant tell me anything, when my car will be repaired. Nissan headquarters/Consumer Affairs, they act like they don’t know anything. An absolute nightmare. Will NEVER buy another NISSAN!!!

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