2008 Nissan Altima User Reviews

2008 Nissan Altima Review Ratings

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Average Ratings from 54 reviews

  • Performance: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
  • Appearance:4.6 out of 5 stars4.6 out of 5 stars4.6 out of 5 stars4.6 out of 5 stars4.6 out of 5 stars 4.6 / 5
  • Build Quality: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
  • Overall: 4.6 out of 5 stars4.6 out of 5 stars4.6 out of 5 stars4.6 out of 5 stars4.6 out of 5 stars 4.6 / 5

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PROS
"fuel economy" 22 reviews
"power" 17 reviews
"ride" 16 reviews
"handling" 8 reviews
"space" 8 reviews
CONS
"fuel economy" 7 reviews
"power" 6 reviews
"heavy car" 2 reviews
"build quality" 2 reviews
"expensive car" 2 reviews

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Muhammad writes:
2008 Nissan Altima 2.5 S Review
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looks

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Good — all time favourtie TAxi.. didnt try 3.5 SE but i love CVT transmission and its noise specifically.. interior is simple and easy to understand good space but suspension is not sport... back view problem hard to see car behind u

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

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Ahmed writes:
2008 Nissan Altima 2.5 S Review
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CVT , electronic start, 189hp

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rarely jerks in slow moving traffic...

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Sexy Car1!!! — You gotta ride it to knw how it is ... Id say amazing value for money .... way better than the cars in its range ... accord and camry go fishing!

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kevinoh writes:
2008 Nissan Altima 3.5 SE Review
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smooth CVT v-6, design of the car, turning signal light on side view mirrors. things that come with the sports package.

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excessive noise from the vehicle. stiff ride that doesnt match the car's smooth ride.

kevinoh
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Why I Semi-love This Car — I bought this car about a month ago (BRAND NEW), and comparing to my old 2003 Toyota Corolla, it is no doubt,a lovely car. The v-6 makes passing cars and going up the hill a breeze. The interior of the car is not all that impressive, but it's still a big improvement from the 2006 version of the altima. i have the 3.5 SE with the sports package so i get: moon roof/spoiler and fog light. they say that 3.5 SE has a sports suspension which i find very annoying and i think that it messes up the balance of the car. when you look at this car, you don't automatically think of speed and racing. i wanted more of comfortable ride rather then stiff, bouncy ride. there are few noises made by the vehicle that drives me insane sometimes. first there is the sound that come from the side door panels in the front driver and passanger seat. put your leg against it, and it will make a rather loud squick sound. the rear suspension also makes a squick sound going over a bump. the air conditioning noise is unbearable. the car is super quiet when the a/c is off but when you turn it on, you can really hear it inside and outside the car.

Owner for 0 years, 1 months

Miles Driven per Year:30,000

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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

raeganbrianne
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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.

Rob481240
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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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Smooth quiet car

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Expensive upkeep (transmission fluid $20/liter)

bmp0014
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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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Lipowski2 writes:
2008 Nissan Altima 3.5 SE Review
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Great car for the aesthetic point of view.

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Fuel consumption is not the best.

Lipowski2
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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

hasaidre1
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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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Love the power that the car has.

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Fuel mileage could be better!

Koelk
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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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BJHiggins writes:
2008 Nissan Altima 2.5 SL Review
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ZERO problems... has been a perfect car

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not a truck

BJHiggins
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Perfect Reliable Family/commuter Car — Bought this car because I knew I was going to be commuting but wanted some style... this car is LOADED... tons of room and an absolute pleasure to drive. But again, I am a Truck person and do not commute anymore.

Primary Use: Commuting to work

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2013 Nissan Altima Reviews

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

My Altima For All Seasons! By excellentbutlerservice

As stated the quick get up and go is great/definitely dependable to the 11k mile point. The negs are the locked headrest/ rear seats not much to brag about!>Paint quality has been issue since purchase... Read More

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2012 Nissan Altima Reviews

Great Car! By frogmstj

Needed a truck. This car gave me no problems what - so-ever. Would recommend it to anyone. Great mpg and lots of room in the trunk! The bluetooth is nice and the lights under the car that light up... Read More

Good Family Car By jlgeorge

My Nissan Altima is great on gas, good pick up for a four cylinder, quiet and comfortable ride. Transmission noise took some getting used to but still has good power. Front seat are very comfortable, ... Read More

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2011 Nissan Altima Reviews

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

Best Decision Ever By gracie_sm22

it fits my needs perfectly while also staying within my budget :) The sound system is amazing it is so clear. We recently took a family vacation in it i was sooo impressed with the fuel mileage & over... Read More

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2010 Nissan Altima Reviews

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

Good Dependable Car By Tco0813

This is a very nice car. I have never had any trouble with it. Get decent gas mileage. Smooth and quite ride. The charcoal gray is a great color that barely shows dirty. I would recommend this car to ... Read More

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2009 Nissan Altima Reviews

Great Size For A Sedan. Back And Front Are Roomy. By Gumby123

What we liked most about this car was that it is dependable, fuel efficient, roomy and stylish inside. We were able to use this car to commute to work and as a family car to fit 2 toddler car chairs c... Read More

Love It - Its Not Stock. By Jake

NOthing to dislike. Fun fast low profile car never have any issues. It is very reliable and recommend nissans to everyone. Especially there VQ35DE engine. A few Mods and you will be beating most ca... Read More

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