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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Displaying 41 - 50 of 54 2008 Nissan Altima reviews.

Amer writes:
2008 Nissan Altima 2.5 S Review
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5

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all

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nothing

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Shift It.... — lovely.... :-) very smooth with the electric gear box .... wide inside & very grand ... very nice options , key less, blue tooth is all great try it ... you will love it. all colors are very nice , i bought black & beige ... very heavy on the road ... beautiful inside with nice colors give you the comfort

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Jordan writes:
2008 Nissan Altima Review
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5

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good built car, no problems, good gas milage

Cons

none

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Best Car We Have Ever Had — Performance - Acceleration(excelent) Braking(OMG super sensative), Handling (very good) Build Quality - Repairs(only once, loose bolt) no squeaks or rattles Appearence - Exterior(a little bulky but still nice, it is red) Interior(leather) Cost of Ownership - MPG(about 30-35) Maintenance(the usual, oil change, rotate tires, thats about it) Fun Factor - it is very fun to drive, i know from experience

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Jessica writes:
2008 Nissan Altima 2.5 S Review
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5

Pros

GAS MILEAGE!!!!  

Cons

The headlights don't come on automatically like my old car.  Not a big deal just something to get use to.

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The Best Car Ever! — I love the fact that I can start it/unlock it/open the trunk without a key. Push button start rocks!

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Stephen writes:
2008 Nissan Altima 2.5 S Review
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Amazing — I LOVE MY CAR!! i just got it for graduation and i love it...it is super black with a sunroof, push button start, intellegent key and sooo much more!!

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Steven writes:
2008 Nissan Altima 2.5 S Review
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5

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Great Gas Mileage, Good Sound, Good Power, and the appearance of the car is phenomenal.

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none

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Great Car — I was in the process of getting a new care due to an unforeseen accident. It was either the Altima or a 2008 Focus. I ended up choosing the Altima not because I didn't like the Focus, but because it was a little bit bigger. I didn't really want a small car, but let me tell you the Altima outperforms the Civic, Corrola, and Camry that I got to drive. The Altima also gets better gas mileage than what I got with the Civic. The Focus gets a little bit better, but not by much. The best thing about this car is its outward appearance it by far beats the design of the Camry and Accord and has way better reviews then either of those cars. Thanks to me my grandpa didn't even waste his time looking at a Toyota Prius he went out and got a Altima Hybrid, which is far superior to a Prius. For one reason the Altima Hybrid isn't a status symbol it's an actual car that looks good and you can feel good about having the car. Where as with the Prius you have too constantly remind yourself that this is not an ugly car when it is one of the worst looking cars ever buiilt.

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Daniel writes:
2008 Nissan Altima 2.5 S Review
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5

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Feels like a V-6, rips anything except infiniti. Amazing interior. Mix between sporty sedan and family car

Cons

n/a

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Nissan Altima 2.5 Sl — Leather interior is very high quality. Standard Nissan Audio system (not bose) is excellent. Steering wheel adjusts tightness based on speed, amazing brakes.

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Tia writes:
2008 Nissan Altima 2.5 S Review
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5

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Push button start, LOUD sterio (Bose), heated leather seats, CVT transmission, sunroof, and on and on and on, I'm not kidding!

Cons

Could have put 17" wheels on instead on 16".

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Omg, What A Great Car! — Looking for a family car? This one is it! It has every possible feature you can think of, and its zippy and wicked on gas. I can't find one thing bad to say about it!

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Varun writes:
2008 Nissan Altima 2.5 S Review
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5

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very good on gas, awsome steering

Cons

kind of bulky

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Safe, Fast, Good Looking — this car is very reliable it has great handle and acceleration top speed isn't that bad

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Peter writes:
2008 Nissan Altima 2.5 S Review
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4

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Styling, Powerful/Reliable Motor. Push button ignition is a neat feature.

Cons

Strange Throttle issue, still gotta take it to the dealership to get it looked at, other than that. it's pretty much bulletproof.

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It's Not My Maxima, But Close. — I picked this up the day after my jetta blew up on me, I got it for what I would consider a decent price considering the build quality and the performance. even thought it's just a 4cyl the 6spd really makes it perform (it can keep in line with my buddies Subaru WRX,)

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Sara550 writes:
2008 Nissan Altima 2.5 Review
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5

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Good gas mileage, smooth riding, comfortable, roomy, smooth brakes(stopping).

Cons

Shows dirt easily

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So Easy To Drive! — Ok, this car is the most amazing car I have ever driven. I love it!

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Reviews From Other Years

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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