2008 Nissan Altima User Reviews

2008 Nissan Altima Review Ratings

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Average Ratings from 55 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" 23 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

User Reviews

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Steve writes:
2008 Nissan Altima 2.5 S Review
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5

Pros

Safe

Cons

Options package

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2008 Nissan Altima — Tri-coat white pearl made this a beautiul car to look at especially in the sunlight. The options were not as good as the new 2009 Altima I own, however, it was to be our main family car until a truck hit the front end and rolled over the hood. Thankful the unibody design help up well in the crash and kept the passengers safe.

Primary Use: Family transportation

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Callee writes:
2008 Nissan Altima 3.5 SL Review
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5

Pros

Engine size, CVT, keyless entry, push start, body style, sound system

Cons

Gas mileage, brakes

35

Gotta Love The Altima — The minute I saw the Nissan Altima I fell in love with it. I was originally going to purchase a Honda Accord but went to test drive the Altima first and couldn't leave without one. It has amazing features and the engine is powerful. It also has a sporty look that after 2 years of owning it, I'm still in love with. The maintenance costs are fairly cheap since I got the 3 year maintenance package and the gas mileage is ok. I usually get around 22mpg. I would definitely buy another Altima.

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

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Tariq writes:
2008 Nissan Altima 2.5 S Review
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3

Pros

good for daily use

Cons

not attractive

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Toz — about performance, it's quite good compared with same level. breaking is fair handling is moderate. build quatliy is good refering to its price. its back lights and bumper is beautiful, specially the twin exahust. actuly, you will enjoy driving it.

Primary Use: Commuting to work

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Eric writes:
2008 Nissan Altima 2.5 S Review
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4

Pros

awesome

Cons

angle of turning

25

Great Lil Car — love it, pretty quick for a lil 2.3, 4 cylinder. lots of leg room. The i key is a great lil feature with the push button start. i love the manual shift feature and the body style is really sleek.

Primary Use: Commuting to work

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woofer writes:
2008 Nissan Altima 3.5 SE Review
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3

Pros

nice looks

Cons

poor build quality

woofer
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Disapointed — This is my Fifth Nissan and its quality is by far the worse,It rattles, the center console door,something I never use broke.the sun roof squeaks when closed,I would expect this quality from GM not Nissan,my plan to buy a Z next has faded, To bad, thev car looks great but it feels cheep

Primary Use: Commuting to work

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Jared writes:
2008 Nissan Altima 3.5 SE Review
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5

Pros

Fast Fun Sounds Great

Cons

If you want to stand out

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Fast — Great car. Keeps me out of the cops radar, but will pretty much kills whatever I pull up next to. Only mid sized V-6 Sedan for around 25k that had the option of a manual tranny. A four door 350Z

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

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ennaej23 writes:
2008 Nissan Altima 2.5 S Review
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5

Pros

CVT, MPG, Exterior styling, and overall feel

Cons

no 6 disc cd changer in S model

ennaej23
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I Have Been An Avid Honda Owner But Nissan Has Swayed My Vote! Great Investment! — Even though I bought my 08 Altima used...I love it!! I was initially going to buy a Honda like I have done before..but Nissan has stolen the show. Great to drive. Nissan for life! Great product for me

Primary Use: Commuting to work

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Vontye Trevise writes:
2008 Nissan Altima 2.5 S Review
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3

Pros

Nice 4 door spaced car with luxery qualitys and low price!

Cons

Clutch easily ruined! It seems that Altimas have bad life span!

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Booyah Car Nice Look, But Trickey Insides! — Nice on the outside crazy on the inside. This car has two different transmission makes it fun. Its around 19,000 to own brand new. Since it has split shift makes driving more exciting! But beware of whats under the hood!

Primary Use: Family transportation

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Muhammad writes:
2008 Nissan Altima 2.5 S Review
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3

Pros

looks

Cons

build quality

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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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Michael writes:
2008 Nissan Altima 2.5 Review
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4

Pros

It is ballin

Cons

none

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Ballin — It is a great car. Front wheel drive, so it is good in the rain. The only thing i dont like about it that it has a cvt transmission which doesnt last too long and its not the best performing tranny. Average about 30 miles to gallon. Looks pretty good.

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

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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

The Car For Everyone! By leannegail

The performance, look and maintenance is great on this car. One of the safest cars on the road today. I would recommend this car to anyone whether it was for a family, a 16 year old, or an older perso... Read More

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

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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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