1997 Nissan Altima Overview

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1997 Nissan Altima Overview

The Nissan Altima did not change for the 1997 model year. Later in the year, Nissan offered a 1997 1/2 model that included side-impact door beams to meet federal regulations. A new Altima was on tap for 1998.

The 1997 and 1997 1/2 Altima came in four trim levels: the base XE, the midrange GXE, the sporty SE, and the luxurious GLE. All Altimas in the lineup shared a 2.4 liter, 150 horsepower four cylinder engine. Fuel economy is 21/29 mpg.

Drivers like the 1997 Nissan Altima because it is a good value, gets good gas mileage, and is extremely reliable. Some drivers find that it can be cramped for larger drivers and passengers, and others have had problems with the paint chipping.

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    Yolanda Guerero
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    I have car Nissan altima 97 has anti tefth device goes under the starring wheel. With out the device. Dosent. Turn on. My car got stolen with the device. I have to buy other divice i can't. Find ...

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    Yolanda Guerero
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    I have car Nissan altima 97 has anti tefth device goes under the starring wheel. With out the device. Dosent. Turn on. My car got stolen with the device. I have to buy other divice i can't. Find ...

    0 views with no answers yet
    Adam Scherr
    5

    My Air Bag Light Is Blinking Every Second, Not Every 3 Seconds On My 97 Nis...

    2,551 views with 2 answers (last answer 4 months ago)
    Rotcivzemog
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    My Car Cracks But It Wont Start

    My 1997 Nissan Altima, crancks but it wont start and if it turns on it dies while I'm driving and it seems like it drains the battery right away.

    16 views with 1 answer (last answer 7 months ago)
    Sigrid Pena
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    I Have A 1997nissan Altama And It Over Heats Bad Is It For Sure A Blown Hea...

    Blown head gasket

    23 views with 4 answers (last answer 8 months ago)