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Average User Score
4.2 ⁄ 5 stars
Based on 47 reviews
2003 Nissan Altima Overview
Overall User Score
Based on 47 reviews
The Nissan Altima saw a few changes for the 2003 model year, despite the fact that it had just been redesigned the previous year, including some new option packages and faux wood and titanium accents in some models.
The 2003 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.
The Altima is Nissan's best-selling vehicle, and drivers like it because it is a good value and is very reliable. Owners also praise its good looks and ample trunk space. Some drivers complain about the front seats, and others caution that in the event that the car does need repairs, parts and labor can be expensive.
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Nissan Altima Questions
My abs light came on and then it went off. When it went off I came to a stop sign and when I touched the breaks I heard the abs motor and it was like I was skidding, there was a grinding sound and ...
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I have a 2003 Nissan Altima 2.5 150K before a recent blizzard and the day after my car started up fine, then 2 days after the blizzard the car cranked but wouldn't start, I tried getting a jump st...
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2003 Altima 2.5S, periodically won't start, CEL comes on, $150 a pop to scope the car at the dealer and they can never find anything wrong! Car eventually starts but afraid to drive it very far becau...
My uncle pulled some plug with different colored wires going to the steering wheel and broke the plug off.The wires have metal pieces on the ends. My boyfriend lost both keys.Is there any way I ca...
I drive a 2003 Nissan Altima, how many miles can u go before I run completely out?