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Average User Score
4.2 ⁄ 5 stars
Based on 46 reviews
2003 Nissan Altima Overview
Overall User Score
Based on 46 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
What Is Wrong With My Car?
I have a 2003 Nissan Altima 2.5 S with approx. 78,000 miles on it. Periodically, while driving on the freeway or on city streets, it begins to jerk and the RPM gauge goes crazy for a second. Any ide...
Does My 2003 Nissan Altima 2.5 Power Outlet (cigarette Lighter) Replaceable...
The Lighter/cell phone charger quit working. Do I need to get a new power outlet or do fuses need replacing. Also the one in the console does not work
What Are The Signs I Would Need Head Gasket Repair
I was told I needed head gasket repair a year ago what does that do and I didn't do it yet have I ruined the car how do I know I need this work done.
What Could Be Causing My Car To Not Start Sometimes And Then A Day Or So La...
We have put new censors and almost everything has been replaced yet still having the same problem
I Had My 2003 Altima S.5 Sl Smog Recently--my Engine Service Ight Is On
I checked under the hood and noticed the 2 fan near the grill wasn't running--what do these 2 fans support