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4.2 ⁄ 5 stars
Based on 44 reviews
2003 Nissan Altima Overview
Overall User Score
Based on 44 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
2003 Nissan Altima Interior Electrical Accessories Problems
I have a 2003 Nissan Altima. A few days ago it suddenly had a few simultaneous issues with the interior electrical accessories. I'll list them out: 1. A/C not cooling. The fan works fine but does not...
I Have A 2003 Nissan Altima. Every Time I Start It And Take Off It Will Shi...
Ratchet Broke Off In Spark Plug Hole
I was changing the spark plugs to my 03 nissan altima. The spark plugs where extremely tight and my ratchet was apparently old and broke off at the lug. My girlfriend has skinny enough fingers to...