2012 Nissan Altima User Reviews

2012 Nissan Altima Review Ratings

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"fuel economy" 7 reviews
"ride" 7 reviews
"comfortable car" 5 reviews
"power" 5 reviews
"big space" 4 reviews
"storage" 2 reviews
"speed" 2 reviews
"price" 2 reviews
"handling" 2 reviews
"interior" 2 reviews

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buchanac writes:
2012 Nissan Altima 3.5 SR Review
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5

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Most roomy mid-size sedan out there, with lots of headroom for tall people like me.  Was able to be ordered without a sunroof (which would've taken too much headroom away.

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The ride is sport-like but is almost caught in between a standard bouncy 4 cylinder sedan and a more sport-tuned suspension.  It's good but I would've preferred they went ahead and tuned it all the way toward a full sport sedan.  Still a very good ride though.

buchanac
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Very Nice, Dependable, Well Made, And Fast Vehicle. — It's a great looking sporty sedan, perfect to haul kids or use as a business car. This is the V6 model, which could get a bit better gas mileage, but at 25 mpg is still decent. It is a very powerful engine, more powerful than others in its class, but a bit thirstier as a result. It has a continuously variable transmission which is interesting to feel...it does not shift gears so when accelerating it's just one long high winding rev up to speed.

Primary Use: Commuting to work

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frogmstj writes:
2012 Nissan Altima 2.5 S Review
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Great mpg and love all the extra features.  Very roomy.

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None.

frogmstj
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Great Car! — 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 to see is great. I really like the no key push button start.

Primary Use: Family transportation

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jlgeorge writes:
2012 Nissan Altima 2.5 S Review
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4

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GREAT GAS MILAGE

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SMALL BACK SEAT

jlgeorge
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Good Family Car — 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, continental tires make for a smooth quiet ride.

Primary Use: Commuting to work

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SimplyIrie writes:
2012 Nissan Altima 2.5 S Review
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roomey

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no power

SimplyIrie
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Not Enough Power — Not enought power and its too easy to shift from auto to stander. I like to bluetooth phone system and the roomeness of the car. like the headlights tail lights are ok. I also like to power seat and the storage space.

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Kulibert writes:
2012 Nissan Altima 2.5 SL Review
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Sporty looking and has a nice sound system

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Car is light so not much traction in the winter

Kulibert
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Fun Car To Drive Plenty Of Power For All Situations If You Don't Need To Do Burnouts. — Car is really fun to drive and handles well. The sound system is really nice and it has touchless features for phone and steering wheel controls as well so you can focus on the road. Roomy and has some storage for you items in the center councle.

Primary Use: Commuting to work

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Jeremy writes:
2012 Nissan Altima 2.5 S Review
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4 cylinder engine has tons of power and great gas mileage, plus it drives super nice

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Easy To Use, Convenient — It's so nice to be able to keep your key in your pocket so you can use both hands to carry everything you need to. The buttons on the door handles lock and unlock the car as long as your key is in your pocket, then you jump in the car and it has a push button start, so easy to just go and not look for keys all the time, plus it's great on gas and has a lot of power so you don't compromise power for economy you get both with this car. It also has a lot interior space...

Primary Use: Commuting to work

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CuervoPadre writes:
2012 Nissan Altima 2.5 S Review
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Comfort, reliability, fuel economy

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CVT

CuervoPadre
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Comfortable — This is a nice comfortable car. The seats are good for long drives, and the back seats have good legroom. Fuel economy is good. This car feels bigger, in a good way, than it looks from the outside. Handling and braking are good. The CVT (Continuously Variable Transmission) is a feels strange if you are used to a traditional automatic. I am sometimes surprised how the speed sneaks up on you while you are waiting for the engine to speed up. Handling in snow was adequate.

Primary Use: Family transportation

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MissSunshine writes:
2012 Nissan Altima 2.5 S Review
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Unique color, tinted windows, usb port, large glove compartment, Spacious.

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No navigation

MissSunshine
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Perfect For Everyday Lifestyle! — 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. Spacious trunk for lots of shopping bags is my favorite!

Primary Use: Commuting to work

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Prettyrashia writes:
2012 Nissan Altima 2.5 S Review
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Fast like a sports car.

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Uses a lot of gas.

Prettyrashia
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Altima — I love this car. Great price for a great car. I love the push to start feature. This isn't really a family car. It's closer to a sports car and drinks gas like one. But overall I would suggest that you buy it.

Primary Use: Commuting to work

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ironwood529 writes:
2012 Nissan Altima 2.5 S Review
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Love the transmission, and GREAT on MPG. Can not go wrong with this car.
To expensive much better off to buy a 2012 saves a lot of money.

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Could us a little bit more horsepower.

ironwood529
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Best Family Car For The Money — Nice style, GREAT on gas, fun to drive. Save a lot don't buy the Accord first look at this car. Fun to drive, plenty of room for the family and a HUGE trunk,and if you need more room both rear seats fold down.

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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

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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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2008 Nissan Altima Reviews

Great First Car By Giftcars

Great first car, drove perfectly on the highway for year. Maintained it myself and never had any issues with it. Good beach car, great on car, love cruise control. Nice Boise sound system, added a nic... Read More

Love My Altima By raeganbrianne

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. ... Read More

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