2004 Nissan Altima Overview


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Avg. Price: $6,229
2.5 S
Avg. Price: $6,180
2.5 SL
Avg. Price: $6,177
3.5 SE
Avg. Price: $6,705

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Average User Score

4.45 stars

Based on 8 reviews

This Car Is Fast, Reliable And Solid! by Christian
 — VQ35 - what else could you ask for? Award winning for the past 10 years!. Used on Nissan Altimas, Maximas, Muranos, 350Z, G35, M35, FX35, EX35. Why wouldn't Nissan/Infiniti do this with such a reliabl... Read More
Altima by Konstantin
 — Most powerful 4 cylinder sedan I've ever driven. Acceleration feels better than most late 90s model V6's. Handling is great but torque steer is a bit out of control so for all you race enthusiasts out... Read More
Great by Bob
 — Looks great, drives great, feels great. I've only had this car a few weeks so far. Picked up the car at a great price too. Handles really well and has a quality of build that's so really nice. Lea... Read More

2004 Nissan Altima Overview

Overall User Score

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Based on 8 reviews

2004 Nissan Altima

The 2004 Nissan Altima is unchanged for the model year.

The 2004 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 praise the 2004 Altima for its acceleration, looks, and reliability. Some owners complain that the seats are uncomfortable, and some complain that it is noisy.


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Nissan Altima Questions


How Many Horsepower In The 3.5 Litre Engine Altima

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Needles & Gauges 2004 2.5sl Altima

Alright, i've googled it i've asked around yet nothing. My dashboard needles for my gauges are way off! if i turn my car on WHILE PARKED it reads im going 35mph. My gas gauge will touch my heat gauge ...

38 views with 1 answer (last answer 3 months ago)

What Is The Sequence I Need To Do To Get The Code For Check Engine Light On...

I'm having an on going problem with my cam shaft positioning sensor going out. I need to be able to read the code since it won't start for me to even take it somewhere. Thank you for help, I hope.

54 views with 1 answer (last answer 7 months ago)

(04 Altima)i Pulled Out All 4 Ignition Coils And Found Engine Oil On The Fi...

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Why Are Both Brake And Battery Light On In My 04 Altima?

Today my battery and brake light where on in the dashboard and wouldn't go off, my battery is fairly new I got it at the end of 2012 and I did my brakes last year so I'm not sure what's going on. Howe...

591 views with 2 answers (last answer 8 months ago)