2005 Nissan Altima User Reviews

2005 Nissan Altima Review Ratings

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Average Ratings from 73 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:4.2 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
  • Build Quality:4.3 out of 5 stars4.3 out of 5 stars4.3 out of 5 stars4.3 out of 5 stars4.3 out of 5 stars 4.3 / 5
  • Overall: 4.4 out of 5 stars4.4 out of 5 stars4.4 out of 5 stars4.4 out of 5 stars4.4 out of 5 stars 4.4 / 5

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PROS
"power" 24 reviews
"ride" 22 reviews
"fuel economy" 19 reviews
"comfortable car" 12 reviews
"handling" 12 reviews
CONS
"power" 8 reviews
"fuel economy" 7 reviews
"expensive car" 3 reviews
"ride" 3 reviews
"interior" 3 reviews

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2005 Nissan Altima 2.5 S Review
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I like the way it steers, not too easy and not too hard. The safety rating is great! Very reliable, when driving the pick up on speed is great, the brakes aren't too touchy or not touchy enough, its roomy.

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Child car seat attachment bars are under the seats. I have to push the clip through the seat then twist and push the clip onto the bar.

ErinH
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It's A Great Car, You Really Can't Go Wrong With One. — I like just about everything this car has to offer except the placement of the child safety seat bars. This car hasn't let me down, it has been very reliable, I am happy I chose this vehicle when I was looking.

Primary Use: Family transportation

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2005 Nissan Altima 3.5 SE Review
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its good on gas. Handles well.

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proplems with hard accelartion

jessejames138
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Not To Good So Far — i just got the car and im already having major problems. So i really am not liking this car at all. Hoping i can figure out whats wrong with it. I really like the body style and handling of this car alot.

Primary Use: Commuting to work

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Spacious,

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Had a lot of problems with sensors, turning radius is not that great.

mvreyes
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An Alright Car — This is a pretty good car, however, I've had a lot of engine problems when it came to camshaft and crankshaft position sensors. Now, I might start having problems with the catalytic converter and my car is around only 90k miles. These are notorious problems with Nissan Altimas that were made around this year.

Primary Use: Commuting to work

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2005 Nissan Altima SE-R Review
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Appearance; performance; dependability

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Interior dated styling

JustRide
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Looks, Power, Speed Wow — Bought this SER new in 05. Mostly used when I needed room for more than one or went to the store; Otherwise I drove my 2 door sports car or motorcycle. Build is solid, ride is sporty, dependability is good, performance is great. Stock appearance still receives positive comments. It is a great car. Usually, I keep cars for 3-4 years. I have had this one for 10- that implies an abundance of positives.

Primary Use: Family transportation

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Nice first car

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Not enough space

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Daily Driver — I purchased this car to get my credit score up. Dont get me wrong this baby is a champ but with 4 kids theres no way Im keeping thi puppy for long. Though about giving it to a relative if my trade in value is too low. thanks

Primary Use: Commuting to work

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It is a fantastic car

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There is nothing bad about this car

DavidJackson
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Amazingly Great Car With Fantastic Value — I like the spacious interior and trunk. Interior and exterior color. Gas MPG which is very low in highway and city. Very comfortable car for all the people in the car such as the driver, and all the passengers in front and back seats.

Primary Use: Family transportation

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It's a Nissan with proper maintenance 250k miles is a regular occurrence

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Can't really think of a whole bunch of negatives except its a Nissan and resale value is always high and they are in high demand so the command a premium price

Matthew9898
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Sleek Gas Saver With Surprising Room And Handling — Like the fuel economy however I wish I would have gotten a 6 six cylinder because I like to go fast like Ricky bobby. I love the low cost maintenance of this car other than oil changes and a new set of tires I have t had to do anything

Primary Use: Commuting to work

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2005 Nissan Altima 3.5 SE Review
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Flip down rear seats to trunk. Large trunk. very comfortable dashboard arrangement.

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Fuel economy is OK

MsDeb
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Great Car For Trips And Daily Transportation — Love this car. Very little maintenance beyond routine oil changes, etc. Love the flip down rear seats into the trunk for carrying larger items. The car looks classy when going upscale, but is serviceable for a daily commute in SoCal.

Primary Use: Commuting to work

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Quick, good mpgs, and spacious.

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I'm gonna be paying for it til 2017

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My First Japwagon — This thing is pretty good. Coming from only having 80s and 90s cars, it's a major step up in technology. It gets really nice fuel mileage, and it's pretty quick too. It's comfy and I can actually go for rides with friends on our days off. Overall, a nice investment.

Primary Use: Commuting to work

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Great, quick , and spacious.

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A lot of them on road.. not really a con though.

kirmagee
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Great Vehicle — The color is beautiful and I love the interior. Very dependable and pretty car because the new bodys are hideous in my opinion... much too bubbly and futuristic cheap look. The new ones are a lot better on gas. My best friend just bought a new one because she loved mine, and she drives it for like eight hours and her gas needle barely moves. I love this car and recommend it to everyone.

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2013 Nissan Altima Reviews

Economic And Family Car By Hajjaj

it's nice great care.. beautiful look.. great power with 3.5L & technology package, economic and family car with a beautiful appearance Car drive great and generally it's in a great technology.. Excel... Read More

Good Value, Good Looks, Everyday Driver With No Frills Or Spills By Dusek

This is my 4th Altima. Fit and finish are good for price point 4 door sedan. Overall usage of vehicle is daily driver commute. Gets an average of 30-32 mpg with a range of approx 500 miles on 1 full ... Read More

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2012 Nissan Altima Reviews

You Definitely Get More Than You Paid For By ixica777

Excellent mid size sedan to use for business and private purpose, not the best looking kid in the block but definitely one of the most comfortable vehicles, add a really low price to it and you got yo... Read More

Nice Car By bearball

i like it has good gas mileage and very comfortable. the back up monitor is a bit small. the tech is not as nice as newer models. being a 4 cylinder it is not as peppy as say, a 6 cylinder. overall go... Read More

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2011 Nissan Altima Reviews

Simple Reliable Daily-driver, Ut Dont Expect Much If You Love Your Autos. By James

This vehicle would have benefited greatly from a more refined interior. I suppose the 2.5 S model is not going to come with all the bells and whistles, however, from a design stance, its rather plain-... Read More

Stylish, Sporty And Reliable By playkate

I love the styling of this car, inside and out. You just cannot beat the price for such a nice looking car that also has a sporty feel. I really like everything about this car and will hate to see i... Read More

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2010 Nissan Altima Reviews

All Around Great Car For Anyone! By leannegail

I loved everything about this car! First car I ever owned and I have had it for 3 years now and never once did I have to put it in the shop unless it was for general maintenance (oil change brakes etc... Read More

Great Car By daniimcd

This is my second car, but the first car I have ever bought. I feel a though i made a great decision in purchasing this car as my first. The car has GREAT fuel economy which I was amazed with consider... Read More

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2009 Nissan Altima Reviews

Great Fuel Savings, Nice Style , Small Truck By mbifalco

Excellent fuel mileage , more power than most Hybrids , has same 2.5 engine as non-Hybrid and electric engine makes it faster from 0-60 than the non-hybrids. Nice leather, the trunk is small but worka... Read More

Gas Saver! By crimeserginip1

I love the fact that the 18 gallon tank averages 530 miles! Also, it is super reliable and inexpensive to maintain! This car is extremely comfortable and great to drive around in! Super economic that ... Read More

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