2002 Nissan Altima Overview

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2.5
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2.5 SL
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3.85 stars

Based on 26 reviews

2002 Altima 2.5 Sl by Michael
 — I love my car! It's better than some of the luxury sedans I've ridden in. It has a driver's power seat, 6 disc changer, Bose system, and power everything else. This car is AWESOME! You should get one.... Read More
My Best Car In 5 Years by Harry
 — This car is on the average of for the performances (6cyl) I never had trouble with the mechanic exept for maintenance. Now I have 130 000 kms and It's a 2002. I bought it for 16k in 2006. I invested 6... Read More
If You Want Something Luxurious And Spacious That Looks Classy I Recommend The Nissan Altima Lineup by Fabia_1290
 — fast smooth ride leather interior heated seats BOSE soundsystem good repsonse time with the engine and horespower. Subwoofers in the back large trunk space cant complain its a fun car to drive nice an... Read More

2002 Nissan Altima Overview

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Based on 26 reviews

2002 Nissan Altima

The Altima was redesigned for 2002. It grew significantly, bumping it out of the compact car class and into the midsized sedan range. It was even larger than Nissan's flagship Maxima. For the first time, a V6 engine was available.

The 2002 Altima came in four trims: the base model, the midrange S, the plush SL, and the top-of-the-line SE. The SE came standard with a 3.5-liter, 240-horsepower V6, and the others had a 2.5-liter, 175-horsepower four cylinder engine.  All models came with a folding rear seat, power doors, and a tilting steering wheel. Upgrading to the S got air conditioning, cruise control, remote keyless entry, and a CD player. The SL included a power driver's seat and an upgraded sound system. Upgrading to the SE got the bigger engine, foglamps, and bigger wheels.

Drivers found the new Nissan Altima to be much better looking than the previous version. Owners still praise the car's value and reliability, and say that while the V6 engine is a nice addition, the four cylinder offers so much pep a bigger one isn't necessary. Many find the interior to be unpolished, and the addition of optional features can cause the Altima's price to approach that of the Maxima.

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Nissan Altima Questions

Robert Mullins
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Electrical

went to start my car yesterday morning and it wouldn't start,acts like it's gonna start then doesn't,went out this morning and tryed it,and after about 3 try it starts,and now it starts fine has a...

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Romeo225
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Color Codes To 2002 Nissan Altima Se Stero Wires

I need to out the color codes for the factory stero wires.

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Enrique Olguin
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02 Nissan Altima

My 02 Nissan Altima car will crank but when you go to put into drive it won't go anywhere? What's wrong with it? And can it be fixed, and if so how much will it cost?

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Neoplan Tim Lu
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My Moms 2002 Altima, Airbag Light Is On How Can That Be Safely Fixed?

So when we start the car the airbag light is on but as i was driving it, the light flashes so what are my options before my mom spends a fortune to get it fixed

1,709 views with 8 answers (last answer about a month ago)
GSTATER3
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How To Disconnect Anti Theft System On A 2002 Nissan Altima

Car wont start and have been told it's the anti theft system

218 views with 2 answers (last answer about a month ago)