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2008 Nissan Altima User Reviews

2008 Nissan Altima Review Ratings

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  • 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" 20 reviews
"power" 17 reviews
"ride" 14 reviews
"space" 7 reviews
"handling" 7 reviews
CONS
"fuel economy" 7 reviews
"power" 6 reviews
"heavy car" 2 reviews
"interior" 2 reviews
"build quality" 2 reviews

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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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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.

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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investorgadget writes:
2008 Nissan Altima 2.5 SL Review
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I love the CVT transmission.  You can not hear or feel the gears shift.  This makes for a smooth and pleasant driving experience.

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I am currently paying $400 per month for the car.  I have a goal of opening my own business.  That $400 can go to the start up costs for the business.  Another con is that it costs over $50 to fill up the tank at the pump.  It takes 87 unleaded gas.

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It Is A Wonderful Car To Drive! — I really liked the fact that I have not had any major problems with it. I have not had to change the transmission. To the best of my knowledge the only things that I have replaced are the brakes, tires, and front bumper.

Primary Use: Commuting to work

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Angela writes:
2008 Nissan Altima 2.5 SL Review
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smooth. looks. everything is awesome about this car!

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the car payment!

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I Know Why These Car Are So Popular — bought with 21k miles - not even broken in! seems sluggish with more than one person in car. wont be surprised when i get a ticket though. comfy. elegant, yet sporty. my second Nissan. hope i get over 200k out of this Nissan too. Love this car!

Primary Use: Family transportation

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b_in_ohio2002 writes:
2008 Nissan Altima 2.5 S Review
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great gas mileage ave 28 city/ 37 hwy

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feels very small if on a long trip

b_in_ohio2002
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A Great Dependable Clean Used Car With No Problems — The CVT transmission is great because you never feel a shift as you accelerate. Push button start is great because you just leave your keys in your pocket at all times. It has great fuel economy with a I4 automatic transmission.

Primary Use: Commuting to work

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abyrd7 writes:
2008 Nissan Altima 2.5 S Review
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Incredible gas mileage 25(City)/32(Hwy).   Lots of storage space.

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Side mirrors must be adjusted correctly to avoid blind spots.

abyrd7
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This Is A Outstanding Car That I Would Keep, But I Have Two Other Cars Already. — Incredible gas mileage 25(City)/32(Hwy). Extra large trunk. Fold down 50/50 seat backs provide extra storage for long items in trunk. Plenty of leg room in the front and back seats. New tires. Extra car from divorce. Priced to sell.

Primary Use: Family transportation

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2013 Nissan Altima Reviews

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2012 Nissan Altima Reviews

Very Nice, Dependable, Well Made, And Fast Vehicle. By buchanac

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Honestly there is not anything I haven't enjoyed about this car. I love everything from the ride, the maintenance is easy, the stereo, built in bluetooth you can actually use and hear. Plenty of space... Read More

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2011 Nissan Altima Reviews

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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Great for a family of 4 or single driver! Handling is smooth and acceleration is powerful enough you would never know it is a 4 cyl. Great variable transmission provides unique driving experience. ... Read More

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2010 Nissan Altima Reviews

Best Affordable Performance Family Sedan By rjhill2

I bought this car without a test drive (due to my location) simply by comparing to every other mid-size. So happy with my choice. It has 60K on it and has been everything I asked for. The only issu... Read More

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2009 Nissan Altima Reviews

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The car is decent. Nissan seems to really push the maint packages and they aren't cheep. The best thing about the car is the trunk space. Interior is small. There is no room for more than 2 kids in th... Read More

Love It!! By sarvesh

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