2006 Nissan Altima Overview


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Avg. Price: $7,664
2.5 S
Avg. Price: $7,742
2.5 SL
Avg. Price: $7,831
3.5 SE
Avg. Price: $8,677
3.5 SL
Avg. Price: $8,977
Avg. Price: $8,845

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Average User Score

4.55 stars

Based on 44 reviews

Great Baseline Sedan by jcompguy
 — I picked up a 2006 Nissan Altima 2.5s during a lease clearance at my local Nissan Dealer. I had test drove other cars (Honda Accord, Toyota Camry, etc...) that were similar but I really liked the Niss... Read More
Bottom Line I Would Buy Another One Preferebly A 6spd But Autotragic Is Still Fun by Vincent
 — This car really pulls the VQ35 is now my favorite motor the sound of the intake is rediculous. Braking is very acceptable, and the handling is nothing like the regular altima's I don't even feel the n... Read More
Great Car For A Great Price. If Can't Get A Corolla Or Civic, This Is A Great Alternative! by Kristina
 — This car was an emergency buy. I couldn't afford the wagon anymore. At least if I'm paying a lot of money for that car, might as well get a newer one. Performance so far is great. For a 4cyl., it ac... Read More

2006 Nissan Altima Overview

Overall User Score

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Based on 44 reviews

2006 Nissan Altima

The 2006 Nissan Altima saw no significant changes for the model year. A redesign was in the works for the following year.

The 2006 Altima came in five trims: the base model, the midrange S, the plush SL, the top-of-the-line SE, and the high-performance SE-R. The SE came standard with a 3.5-liter, 240-horsepower V6, the SE-R had a 3.5-liter 260-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 SE-R gets a more powerful engine and comes fully loaded.

Drivers appreciate the 2006 Altima's reliability, large trunk, and excellent gas mileage. Some drivers have had problems with the quality of the interior.


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