2012 Nissan Altima User Reviews

2012 Nissan Altima Review Ratings

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"comfortable car" 8 reviews
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"handling" 4 reviews
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bearball writes:
2012 Nissan Altima 2.5 SL Review
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4

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seats five comfortably. quiet. good gas mileage

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a bit pricey   bland look  a bit outdated

bearball
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Nice Car — 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 good reliable transportation for now.

Primary Use: Commuting to work

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rbalaji writes:
2012 Nissan Altima 2.5 S Review
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Great features and handling. Very spacious. Excellent mileage

Cons

Toyota has a much smoother and powerful engine.

rbalaji
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Very Spacious Car With Great Handling And Mileage — Great car in general. I love the exterior shape of the car, lovely curves. Very spacious car with great handling and mileage. Best mileage in class. Though I can't hear any engine noise from inside the car, I have seen better engines from Toyota or Honda.

Primary Use: Commuting to work

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klalaf0sse writes:
2012 Nissan Altima 2.5 S Review
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5

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Comfortable nice looking, loved intelli key, good gas mileage for mid-size sedan

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Slower to accelerate at highway speed, CVT took a little getting used to

klalaf0sse
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Comfortable, Convenient, Classy Looking Car — I loved the appearance and convenience of this car especially the Intelli Key with push button start and other automatic features. I found it offered great gas mileage for its size. Steering and handling is smooth. A very reliable car.

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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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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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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none

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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...

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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:
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5

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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!

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1993 Nissan Altima Reviews

I Would Definately Own This Car Again Because It Was So Good On Gas And Sounded Good. By Samson

This car had good acceleration, good braking, and good handling. It needed motors in all the windows they did not roll up or down. The interior was good it was kinda water stained. The exterior was gr... Read More

Great Starter Car By Nino

I bought it for $1200 and it was a great car. 5 speed manual, and for a compact car, it had good performance. AC could be colder but it's fine and it's R134, so its easy to refill. Good handling, fu... Read More

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1994 Nissan Altima Reviews

Great Car But Avg Less Than 30 Mpg. Need More Mpg. By hide5000

Replaced clutch, distributor, radiator, starter, alternator, right & left drive shafts exchanged (boots), new valve cover gasket, timing belt, oxygen sensor, batteries and tires, 190,000 miles. This i... Read More

Meh By Siraj

low maintenance cost, manual so fun to drive, acceleration is poor, braking is okay handlingi is decent. build quality is decent. styling is meh. cost of ownership is pretty low concidering that i ... Read More

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1995 Nissan Altima Reviews

Nissan Sss By Mark

This is the one car we used on most cross-island drives around Luzon. Manila to Bicolandia, Manila to Ilocandia, and the almost legendary trip over the top Ilocos to Pagudpud to Cagayan Valley. All... Read More

My Little Beater By Dennis

this car had potential when i got it but i started pushing it past its limits. performance wise, it had a coneair filter, muffler, and spark plug wires. i had a lot of fun in this car although it gave... Read More

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1996 Nissan Altima Reviews

Inexpensive, Comfortable, Roomy By Adam

Performance: Highest HP rating of any car in its class. Has plenty of power for what it is and somewhat surprisingly spunky for being a 4cyl. Build Quality: As you would expect, I suppose. I find i... Read More

Great, Reliable, Inexpensive To Maintain Car By Lydia_Bungalow

I bought this car car when it was 6 years old. I have it for almost 8 years now and I still love it. It still runs smoothly. The body is still clean with only tiny (less than 1/2 inch) rust spot... Read More

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1997 Nissan Altima Reviews

Fun Car By sdbrandonb

I like how quick it is and how much power it feels like it has, It handles very well and looks great especially when it was just washed!! I can drive forever without having to get gas and thats a good... Read More

Good Car By amora

I have owned this car since 1998 and it has been sturdy, reliable, and comfortable. The paint is crap after this long, but have only had to replace tires, battery, brakes, and radiator. I would have... Read More

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