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2003 Nissan Altima Overview

The Nissan Altima saw a few changes for the 2003 model year, despite the fact that it had just been redesigned the previous year, including some new option packages and faux wood and titanium accents in some models.

The 2003 Altima came in four trims: the base model, the midrange S, the plush SL, and the top-of-the-line SE. The SE came standard with a 3.5-liter, 240-horsepower V6, and the others had a 2.5-liter, 175-horsepower four cylinder engine. All models came with a folding rear seat, power doors, and a tilting steering wheel. Upgrading to the S got air conditioning, cruise control, remote keyless entry, and a CD player. The SL included a power driver's seat and an upgraded sound system. Upgrading to the SE got the bigger engine, foglamps, and bigger wheels.

The Altima is Nissan's best-selling vehicle, and drivers like it because it is a good value and is very reliable. Owners also praise its good looks and ample trunk space. Some drivers complain about the front seats, and others caution that in the event that the car does need repairs, parts and labor can be expensive.


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Install LEDs On 2003 Nissan Altima

I'm installing LEDs on my wife's 2003 Nissan Altima. When I plug them in they won't work. I flipped the plug to check polarity. Can you help?


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My 03 Nissan Altima 2.5s cutt off while driving. It cranks but will not start. I've replaced the plugs and both crank sensors and it still won't start. HELP.

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Is 2.5 nissian Altima compactable with 3.5


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What Are The Signs I Would Need Head Gasket Repair

I was told I needed head gasket repair a year ago what does that do and I didn't do it yet have I ruined the car how do I know I need this work done.