2010 Nissan Altima User Reviews

2010 Nissan Altima Review Ratings

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Average Ratings from 13 reviews

  • Performance:4.3 out of 5 stars4.3 out of 5 stars4.3 out of 5 stars4.3 out of 5 stars4.3 out of 5 stars 4.3 / 5
  • Appearance:4.7 out of 5 stars4.7 out of 5 stars4.7 out of 5 stars4.7 out of 5 stars4.7 out of 5 stars 4.7 / 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: 4.5 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

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PROS
"fuel economy" 8 reviews
"power" 5 reviews
"reliable car" 3 reviews
"build quality" 3 reviews
"ride" 3 reviews
CONS
"steering" 2 reviews

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Mohamed writes:
2010 Nissan Altima 2.5 S Review
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Styling, Performance, Space, Safety, Interior build quality, Value for money.

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Drive not engaging due to soft steering, Not sporty enough.

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By Far The Most Well Rounded Midsizer From The Japanese. Definately One Of The Best. — This is the facelifted 4th generation Nissan Altima for 2010. At first glance you know you are looking at something that is intriguingly different from its more dull and conservative Japanese offerings from Toyota, Honda and Mitsubishi in the heavily competitive mid-size market. It really does look good with modern lines and curves and a swooping roofline all the way down to the rear to give it that coupe look ending with rocketship looking tailights and twin exhausts that will definitely make it go unnoticed. This is the 2.5l 4-cylinder S model and it comes with an excellent 180 hp 4-cylinder engine. 0 - 60 mph takes just over 8 seconds and on to a limited top speed of 124 mph. Fuel consumption is an adequate 31 mpg. This particular car is equipped with a 6 speed manual transmission although a silly CVT auto is also offered. Inside you get loads of space with plenty of legroom and comfortable seats and a stylish but well made dash with a nice, warm and welcoming orange glow when the controls are lit up at night. The car offers great value for money compared to its rivals in terms of kit with cruise control, ABS, stability control and four airbags being offered as standard. Also included are a trip computer, tire pressure moniter, remote keyless entry and starter button. Options inlcude: Fog lamps, reverse sensors, folding electric mirrors, mud guards, rear spoiler and alloy wheels and many more. Luggage space is large with rear seats that fold down for even more space. On the road the car is great to drive with the perfect balance of being both a cruiser and a drivers car. Ride quality is excellent although a little harsh in some cases due to the firm suspension setup but road grip is superb with little understeer at the limit. The steering is responsive but unfortunately too soft and numb which does not make it a proper drivers car like the Mazda 6 but does not affect the fun factor in the overall driving experience. To conclude, the Nissan Altima is an excellent car for those wanting a car that is comfortable, stylish, well made and great fun to drive that is also loaded with kit and offers great value for money. Hats off to Nissan for a job well done.

Primary Use: Commuting to work

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jweaver7982 writes:
2010 Nissan Altima 2.5 Review
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Car drives exceptionally well and gets amazing gas mileage.

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jweaver7982
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Perfect For A Small Family — I love the gas mileage and reliability of the car. My only dislike is that while the trunk space is huge, I need more space which is why I'm selling. This is the ONLY reason I'm selling. I truely love This car.

Primary Use: Commuting to work

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Julienne writes:
2010 Nissan Altima 3.5 SR Review
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Quick, Sleek, Sexy

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No reason not to want one of these babies

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It's Fun Modding It Out So Far. — This car is sleek and fast. CVT shifting is smooth, good gas mileage. Of course I am redoing alot right now. New custom system, NISMO catback exhaust, Eibach lowering springs, MKT hYper Black 18" rims, 20 percent Sunblock Tint, Rear Light Tint, HID Lights low at 6000 and fog at 3000. More to come. Great first car for my venture into the faster sedan world. Interior a tad boring, but I will fix that with some custom upholstery work adn carbon fiber accents. Lovin it so far!

Primary Use: Commuting to work

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Sameer writes:
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Everything

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Not really

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Best Deal — Awesome car from my perspective. I would love to recommend to any one on this planet. It can be used as a family car as well as a sports car for a bachelor. Fuel efficiency of this car is also good, looks wise is quite good but the interior and the options in it are just too good.

Primary Use: Family transportation

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Albion writes:
2010 Nissan Altima 2.5 S Review
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because im attached to it and you can upgrade it too, plus its got good gas consumption

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for some its not a nice style, if you want good pachages and accesories this is not a good car for that, ulnless you have the money

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I Like It! — i think its the best car ive driven (because its about the only one, lol) performance- 4 cyl. engine so good fuel economy with about 175 hp. its ok build quality - plastics mean its not too hard but the plastics are nice and firm appearance - nice curving lines, but headlights could be improved with more sharp edges cost stuff - idk really... fun factor - oh yeah, aluminum chasis is so good and the suspension is good too

Primary Use: Commuting to work

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Jonathan writes:
2010 Nissan Altima Hybrid Review
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4

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Stylish, great mpg, performance is acceptable

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Hybrid technology takes up a huge amount of trunk space and has some occational mechanical quirks.

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I'd Be Happier With The Non-hybrid Altima Coupe With Manual Transmission. — It is hard to be specific because I only drive it periodically. Acceleration is quick when in electric mode and seems to be nearly as responsive when it is not in EV mode. It's a new car so braking is good and handling is nice, a little stiff. I think with all of the hybrid technology this car has some wierd quirks and does wierd things from time to time. Nice looking car inside and out, comfort is acceptable, but I think my Accord has a more comfortable seat. Cheap on gas, nothing has come up yet for repairs since it's new. It is fun to drive. I'd like to have the opportunity to thrash on it a little some time to see how it really performs.

Primary Use: Family transportation

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daniimcd writes:
2010 Nissan Altima 2.5 S Review
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Good Acceleration, Very Roomy, Reliable, "sturdy", Good Feautures

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Tire Problems, Noisy

daniimcd
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Great Car — 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 considering it is a bigger car. I came from a 1999 Lexus es300 so I was spoiled with luxury car qualities, and this car was the closest I came to matching it in a college students budget. It is very roomy and has fantastic acceleration. I also love a lot of the included features that come with the car. I bought the car used at 28,000 miles and it is now at 50,000 10 months later (I commute a lot to work). The only issues I have has so far with this car is I keep getting flat tires ( seven already) and my sunroof was not closing all the way which I had to get fixed. It is also a tad noisy with the sunroof feature and sounds like a wind tunnel inside. Other than that I think it is a great car and would recommend it to anyone.

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Tco0813 writes:
2010 Nissan Altima 2.5 SL Review
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Very reliable

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Steering seems a little tight

Tco0813
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Good Dependable Car — 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 others.

Primary Use: Commuting to work

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rjhill2 writes:
2010 Nissan Altima 3.5 SR Review
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Power, CVT, Stereo Sound, IPod Integration

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Key Fob (Alarm Trips Easy)

rjhill2
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Best Affordable Performance Family Sedan — 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 issue is the key fob. It has four buttons, all the same height, so the alarm will trip by just bumping it. What a pain! Regardless, I wholeheartedly recommend this car.

Primary Use: Family transportation

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jfbarnes writes:
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Great car, not a problem since day one. Roomy inside, comfortable on long trips,owner  reviews rate the 2010 with 4 to 5 stars. overall gas milage is 32.4 mpg.   

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none come to mind.

jfbarnes
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Awesome, Affordable, Reliable Family Car — The Altima has been around a long time and has improved in technology, ride, styling and safety every year. Just look around as you drive and you will now notice just how many are on the road. We are buying a new Altima based on the past performance our 2010 and Consumer Reports reliability ratings. The Accord and Camry are also nice cars, at a much high price.

Primary Use: Commuting to work

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2011 Nissan Altima Reviews

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2009 Nissan Altima Reviews

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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2008 Nissan Altima Reviews

Beautiful Car By bmp0014

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 ancie... Read More

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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... Read More

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