2001 Nissan Altima Overview


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3.95 stars

Based on 11 reviews

Reliable And Valuable Car by Linda
 — I only had this car for about 3 years, but loved it everyday I had it! >> compact but still spacious, trunk space is great! seems like nissan cars all have large trunk space. >> excellent acceleration... Read More
My 2001 Altima by Brock
 — My 2001 Altima GXE is the most reliable car I know of, as of know I've never had any serious issue's. It also has a potent 2.4L, and takes mods well. I currently have Stillen Rotors, H&R Pads, K&N fil... Read More
Great Car by Stefani
 — Has pleanty of space inside and in the trunk, good gas milage, reliable, built very sturdy, fun to drive, and looks great not very sporty but does have some sporty things on it Read More

2001 Nissan Altima Overview

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2001 Nissan Altima

The Nissan Altima, which was due for a redesign the next year, saw no significant changes for 2001.

The 2000 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.

Drivers like the 2000 Nissan Altima mostly because it is a good value without feeling cheap. Drivers also praise the car's reliability, comfort, and ample trunk space. Some owners have had trouble with the paint chipping, and some find the styling to be bland inside and out.


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Acceleration Problems

when driving and pass the 60 mph and 2500 rpm lose acceleration. if I keep the gas pedal down the car accelerates intermittently. if I let gas pedal the speed down to 55 mph and 2000 rpm and I can r...

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