2008 Nissan Altima User Reviews

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John writes:
2008 Nissan Altima 2.5 S Review
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Gas mileage, room and trunk space, easy to drive.

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The 2.5 Liter 4-cyl isn't performance oriented...Go for the 3.5 Liter 6-cyl if you want performance.

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Good Family Vehicle. — Performance is mediocre. It is an Altima after all. Quality is top notch. The interior is comfortable. The Exterior is good looking. Great gas mileage when on road trips. Easy on maintenance, except tires. New tires can be a bit pricey. The fun factor is like a 3 out of 5.

Primary Use: Family transportation

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Ronnie writes:
2008 Nissan Altima 2.5 S Review
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5

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Lots of room, very comfortable, fast and great on gas

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I honestly have no complants

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Worth Every Penny — The thing i liked the most about this car. Its a great family car with lots of room. And for its size its really fast. Alot of power and still great gas mileage. All around great car. Do your research this is a very nice car.

Primary Use: Commuting to work

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raeganbrianne writes:
2008 Nissan Altima 2.5 Review
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5

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The space and gas mileage

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The face that the sensor for the tire pressure system always causes light to turn on

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Love My Altima — I really enjoy my altima. It is spacious, gets good gas mileage and is also very stylish. The sounds system is great and I have had little to no problems in the year and a half that I have had it.

Primary Use: Commuting to work

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Rob481240 writes:
2008 Nissan Altima 2.5 S Review
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4

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Great styling

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175 hp doesn't help much with 4 passengers.

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Great Handling And Response — Overall, I've been really happy with this Altima. I like the smooth shifting due to the CVT transmission. Also, I feel this car handles really well, unlike other sedans, which feel clunky/heavy. In hindsight, I probably would have been more satisfied with the v6 version.

Primary Use: Commuting to work

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bmp0014 writes:
2008 Nissan Altima 3.5 SL Review
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4

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Smooth quiet car

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Expensive upkeep (transmission fluid $20/liter)

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Beautiful Car — I love the car, very smooth ride and quiet...nicely equipped and decent sized back seat. The acceleration could be better, but with a CVT, I guess that's what you get. The navigation seems a bit ancient but it's doable.

Primary Use: Commuting to work

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AssuranceAuto writes:
2008 Nissan Altima 3.5 SE Review
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5

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Very fuel-efficient with six-cylinder CVT automatic transmission.
The seats are very comfortable.

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the only thing its not as quit as i want it to be

AssuranceAuto
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Amazing Fun Car! — The cabin is very comfortable and everything is where I think it should be. The keyless entry and start took some getting used to, but I like it (I know some think it gimmicky, but I love that I don't have to fumble in my pocket for the fob). Great for long trips as well, surprisingly quiet at highway speed for a 6 cylinder, and it accelerates and corners great. On the minus side, the ride is very taut. And, if you live in a city that struggles to pave its roads (as I do) it can be a bit much at times. Also, under hard acceleration, the CVT transmission remains at about 5,000 RPM, I believe the Altima is more roomy and somewhat sportier then the Honda Accord or Toyota Camry, which have been the major players in the mid-size-sedan market for years. Handling and acceleration were better than expected for a midsize 6 cylinder car. Averaged around 27 MPG in combination expressway and city traffic. Great looking car always appreciated the styling both inside and out.

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Lipowski2 writes:
2008 Nissan Altima 3.5 SE Review
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4

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Great car for the aesthetic point of view.

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Fuel consumption is not the best.

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Easy On The Eyes — Overall, I am very pleased with this car. I researched this car on Car gurus for (2) months before deciding on just the right one. CarGurus is definitely the go to site to get the most informative info on all the cars in your search. Thank you!!!!!!!!

Primary Use: Commuting to work

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hasaidre1 writes:
2008 Nissan Altima 2.5 S Review
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5

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gas saver

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not manly

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Nice Looking — i love everything about this car, it's a real gas saver, I can get through the whole day off of just $25 worth of gas, it runs super too, it's a great car other then the fact that females always think it's my wife car.

Primary Use: Commuting to work

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Koelk writes:
2008 Nissan Altima 2.5 SL Review
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5

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Love the power that the car has.

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Fuel mileage could be better!

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Altima 2.5 Sl — Great car! Would definitely buy another Altima! Car handles great and has a ton of power for the size of the car. I only wish that it would get better gas mileage. Only getting about 25.5 mpg at this time!

Primary Use: Commuting to work

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Kamal writes:
2008 Nissan Altima 2.5 S Review
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5

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Price, Performance, Fuel Economey, Looks, Interior, Ride Quality

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Chrome, Nissan's Pricing Teir , Stock Tires

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08 Altima 2.5s — So..the 2008 Nissan Altima, what can be said about this car? First of all the Altima is viewed as a car for the slightly older demographic and is often compared to the Accord and Camry. With the redesign in 2007 Nissan sought to make the car sportier and much more ascetically pleasing to draw in a younger audience, despite dropping the SE-R variant the Altima has gone on to overtake even the Maxima in sales and popularity. The car's new design is more aggressive than older models but still manages to attract the older demographic, lots of chrome on the green house grill and rear make it known that this is an *upscale* Family sedan while subtle lines and a racy front end draw in younger customers. Power in the 2.5 S comes in at 175 Bhp, 180flbs. A higher torque to HP ratio gives the Altima 4 banger good acceleration but nothing that will make V6 Altima owners watch their rear view mirrors. The interior is amazing for a car in its price range, with soft malleable plastics, tons of cubby holes and rattle reducing design. The cloth seats are also pleasant to the touch and hug passengers and driver. Ride quality is also a plus with almost zero road noise and smooth operation thanks to the CVT, the Altima's suspension won't jar your teeth but it wont be winning any track days either. Body roll is never a real issue at moderate speed and the suspension holds up well under more daring maneuvers. For it's price the Altima is tough to beat however poor stock tires, a horrible pricing breakdown may keep those looking for a true sports orientated sedan away.

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