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1996 Nissan Altima Overview

The 1996 Nissan Altima, which was quickly becoming one of Nissan's best-selling vehicles, was unchanged for the model year.

The 1996 Altima came in four trim levels: the base XE, the midrange GXE, the sporty SE, and the luxurious GLE... (more about the 1993 Nissan Altima)
All Altimas in the lineup shared a 2.4 liter, 150 horsepower four cylinder engine. Fuel economy is 21/29 mpg.

Drivers like the 1996 Altima because it is a good, reliable car at a reasonable price. Some drivers find the car to be too small, and others complain about the large turning radius.


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Car Turns Off Randomly On The Road

The car sometimes turns on after pushing gas down significantly and then will randomly turn off in middle of street. This problem just begin to occur within last couple weeks, how to fix this proble...

Are My Valves Warped

I have a 1996 nissan altima i had a blown head gasket so we took the head off and had itrun and got it put back together with new gaskets and new timing chain once we finally got ot cranked after ...

Shut Off While Driving,will Turn Over But Won't Start

The car shut off while driving and will not start. Not a fuel issue! It will turn over but no spark I dummy checked the coil and got shocked but no spark at the plug

1996 Nissan Altima 2.4l Temp Guage Falls Off When On Freeway

The temp guage on my 1996 Nissan Altima 2.4L reaches operating temp during start and stop driving on cold(winter) days but falls off when freeway driving. Heater output affected. Is this a thermosta...

My 96 Nissan Altima Sometimes Has Trouble Starting

I have a 96 nissan altima that sometimes has trouble starting. I had it to many mechanics but no one has been able to fix it. Ive rebuilt the motor, changed the starter the, distributor and i few ...