2004 Nissan Altima User Reviews

2004 Nissan Altima Review Ratings

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Average Ratings from 10 reviews

  • Performance:4.2 out of 5 stars4.2 out of 5 stars4.2 out of 5 stars4.2 out of 5 stars4.2 out of 5 stars 4.2 / 5
  • Appearance:4.5 out of 5 stars4.5 out of 5 stars4.5 out of 5 stars4.5 out of 5 stars4.5 out of 5 stars 4.5 / 5
  • Build Quality:4.8 out of 5 stars4.8 out of 5 stars4.8 out of 5 stars4.8 out of 5 stars4.8 out of 5 stars 4.8 / 5
  • Overall: 4.5 out of 5 stars4.5 out of 5 stars4.5 out of 5 stars4.5 out of 5 stars4.5 out of 5 stars 4.5 / 5

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PROS
"fuel economy" 6 reviews
"space" 3 reviews
"storage" 3 reviews
"handling" 3 reviews
"ride" 3 reviews
CONS
"power" 3 reviews

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skatefreak162 writes:
2004 Nissan Altima 2.5 S Review
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5

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Great fuel economy, fits me and all my friends, space for a big dog too if you have one! Easy to clean, easy to maintain, parts are inexpensive, overall amazing car.

Cons

Only downside I can see is that it lacks in power and it doesn't come in a manual transmission. And the black interior holds a bit too much heat, but you can solve that easily. I'm just cheap and don't want to spend that money.

skatefreak162
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Great Car And Easy To Own! — Great fuel economy, fits me and all my friends, space for a big dog too if you have one! Easy to clean, easy to maintain, parts are inexpensive, overall amazing car. This one personally needed a little TLC when I got it, but it's been perfect ever since I've put all the work in. Only downside I can see is that it lacks in power and it doesn't come in a manual transmission. And the black interior holds a bit too much heat, but you can solve that easily. I'm just cheap and don't want to spend that money.

Primary Use: Commuting to work

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Shauna writes:
2004 Nissan Altima 2.5 S Review
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great on gas, great steering, stylish body for a sedan, roomie backseat

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continental tires are hard to find, must order. air filter has to be replaced nearly every yr - not expensive just annoying

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Altima - Maximillian — i love how sleek the car looks, as well as the size. i wish the seats were leather. its great on gas, 4-cyl engine, but it doesnt have the punch of a 6-cyl. i want that. maintenance on the car is definitely affordable, just a pain

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kristen3158 writes:
2004 Nissan Altima 2.5 Review
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4

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great on gas, lots go horsepower

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not a lot of technology

kristen3158
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Great First Car, Great Family Car — I liked how comfortable this car is to drive. It's very fast for its age and has a lot of room for passengers and trunk space. I don't have to fill up on gas very often which is also very nice.

Primary Use: Commuting to work

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Bob writes:
2004 Nissan Altima 2.5 SL Review
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5

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The tail light treatment

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nothing that I've found so far.

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Great — 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. Leather seats are a neat change too.

Primary Use: Commuting to work

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Abernasty writes:
2004 Nissan Altima 2.5 SL Review
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4

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pretty comfy ride

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sometimes a little vibrations but as expected with an 11 year old car

Abernasty
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Comfortable — awesome for just going to and from work, gets me to point a to point b comfortably, i would recommend this car too a friend. well built, wish it had more horsepower though, also would like to see better exaust

Primary Use: Commuting to work

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Ipwnnoobs396 writes:
2004 Nissan Altima 2.5 SL Review
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4

Pros

Tons of leg room front and back, can fit tons of stuff in the trunk, can also take sharp turns going decently fast, great for a family of 4 or 5. Just to mant to name.

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Light Weight, if you're passing a semi you're likely to feel it. Also due to this light weight you tend to fish tail on dirt roads. Also due to this light wieght you cant gain traction on ice/2.5 engines also had trouble starting up in the cold (below 0). It doesn't get the greastest fuel usage either 25 highway 19 in city. Great take off but not great for anything else power wise.

Ipwnnoobs396
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Great Vechicle Everyone Should Drive Atleast One. — Overall this has been a great vechicle to me. Treat it well and it'll last you a while. Great for road trips if you don't mind spending a little more on gas. It'll seat 5 people, with leg room, which makes it great for long road trips. Easy to drive and handle. Just be careful and keep in mind its light weight. Passing semi's will cause the cab to sway.

Primary Use: Sport/fun (spirited driving, track racing, off-roading, etc.)

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Konstantin writes:
2004 Nissan Altima 2.5 S Review
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Handling, Appearance, Gas Mileage

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Torque Steer

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Altima — 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 there, hold on to the steering wheel. This car looks great and is fun to drive, without spending too much at the gas pump.

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Christian writes:
2004 Nissan Altima 3.5 SE Review
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VQ35 motor!! - Torque, Handling, Minimal Road Noise, Cargo space, Reliable, Gas consumption for a V6!

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Very little aftermarket parts - then again, why would you want to do anything to this car?

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This Car Is Fast, Reliable And Solid! — 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 reliable motor? The Altima 3.5SE is packed with features and without a doubt a powerful motor that can hold its own on the road. The room doesn't fall short of your needs no matter who is in your car. The torque is awesome. Full load and no problems! Love my nissan!

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William writes:
2004 Nissan Altima 3.5 SE Review
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Roomy, comfortable ride, and powerful engine

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Manual gearbox is unforgiving

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Perfect Family Car With A Large Interior — Test drove this car before buying my G35. If you are considering this car, skip the manual gearbox and go with the automatic version. This car is meant to be a family car with a large interior. Lots of leg room in the back seats. Huge trunk space. Visibility is one of the best of all the car I have driven. The ride is very comfortable. Powerful V6 engine.

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Christelle writes:
2004 Nissan Altima 2.5 SL Review
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Great acceleration and good on gas mileage

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Handling was not all that great

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2004 Nissan Altima 2.5 Sl — Loved it when I had rims on. 20" really look amazing on there and give the car great handling. Once the rims were off, handling was not all that great anymore. Loved the interior of the car and the outside clasy look.

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1993 Nissan Altima Reviews

I Would Definately Own This Car Again Because It Was So Good On Gas And Sounded Good. By Samson

This car had good acceleration, good braking, and good handling. It needed motors in all the windows they did not roll up or down. The interior was good it was kinda water stained. The exterior was gr... Read More

Great Starter Car By Nino

I bought it for $1200 and it was a great car. 5 speed manual, and for a compact car, it had good performance. AC could be colder but it's fine and it's R134, so its easy to refill. Good handling, fu... Read More

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1994 Nissan Altima Reviews

Great Car But Avg Less Than 30 Mpg. Need More Mpg. By hide5000

Replaced clutch, distributor, radiator, starter, alternator, right & left drive shafts exchanged (boots), new valve cover gasket, timing belt, oxygen sensor, batteries and tires, 190,000 miles. This i... Read More

Meh By Siraj

low maintenance cost, manual so fun to drive, acceleration is poor, braking is okay handlingi is decent. build quality is decent. styling is meh. cost of ownership is pretty low concidering that i ... Read More

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1995 Nissan Altima Reviews

Nissan Sss By Mark

This is the one car we used on most cross-island drives around Luzon. Manila to Bicolandia, Manila to Ilocandia, and the almost legendary trip over the top Ilocos to Pagudpud to Cagayan Valley. All... Read More

My Little Beater By Dennis

this car had potential when i got it but i started pushing it past its limits. performance wise, it had a coneair filter, muffler, and spark plug wires. i had a lot of fun in this car although it gave... Read More

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1996 Nissan Altima Reviews

Inexpensive, Comfortable, Roomy By Adam

Performance: Highest HP rating of any car in its class. Has plenty of power for what it is and somewhat surprisingly spunky for being a 4cyl. Build Quality: As you would expect, I suppose. I find i... Read More

Great, Reliable, Inexpensive To Maintain Car By Lydia_Bungalow

I bought this car car when it was 6 years old. I have it for almost 8 years now and I still love it. It still runs smoothly. The body is still clean with only tiny (less than 1/2 inch) rust spot... Read More

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1997 Nissan Altima Reviews

Fun Car By sdbrandonb

I like how quick it is and how much power it feels like it has, It handles very well and looks great especially when it was just washed!! I can drive forever without having to get gas and thats a good... Read More

Good Car By amora

I have owned this car since 1998 and it has been sturdy, reliable, and comfortable. The paint is crap after this long, but have only had to replace tires, battery, brakes, and radiator. I would have... Read More

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