1999 Nissan Altima Overview


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Average User Score

3.85 stars

Based on 17 reviews

5 Star; Highly Recommend by Wheeler
 — 5 Star Quality / Performance / Reliability / Cost of Ownership / Fun 5 Star Overall - A Gem Only two drawbacks: Seat angle is uncomfortablefor long drives, wide turning radius. Still not tired of... Read More
Durability by Kinreal
 — This is can last for years; the bulit is durable and easy to maintain. The car alerts you when something is wrong. Smail enough to park in tight spots. The moon sunroof allows the sun and fresh air th... Read More
Altima Must Mean Reliable In Japanese by Rob
 — Have owned the car for almost 100k now, 130k on the Odometer, and have done nothing but general maintenance. Starts every time, great gas mileage, and very comfortable. Read More

1999 Nissan Altima Overview

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1999 Nissan Altima

The Nissan Altima, which was redesigned in 1998, saw very few changes for the 1999 model year. The biggest change was the addition of a new trim, the SE Limited, which had a sportier suspension, more luxury features, and special badging.

The 1999 Altima came in five trims: the base XE, the midrange GXE, the sporty SE and SE Limited, and the luxury GLE. The GXE was the most popular model, and the GLE came standard with leather seating and a power driver's seat. All Altimas in the lineup shared a 2.4 liter, 150 horsepower four cylinder engine. Fuel economy is 21/29 mpg.

The Altima is popular because it offers a good value  but doesn't feel like an economy car. Drivers praise the 1999 Altima for its reliability and ample trunk space. Some owners find that the styling is a little bland.


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Why The Cooling Fan Wont Start Without Turning The Ac On?

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How Wouldi Know If Timing Belt Is Brken On 1999 Nissan Altima

as i was driving my car stopped the breaks Harding up and the stirring wheel is hard to turn

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What Could It Be?

My wife has a 99 nissan altima with 105, xxx miles on it. She was driving down a hill yesterday and the car just all of a sudden died in motion. She made it into a parking lot barely. We called a tow...

339 views with 10 answers (last answer 2 years ago)