2003 Nissan Altima User Reviews

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    2003 Nissan Altima 2.5 SL Review
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    25

    Clean Title — The best car i have ever used, it is just used to commute to work, never traveled outside of southern California. it gets 30 mpg in highway. It has very very low maintenance. Annual cost to maintain this car for me is $400

    Primary Use: Commuting to work

    Pros: This car is exclusively used to commute to work, it is always garaged, never had any accident, regularly maintained for all services.

    Cons: Slight tire wear on the front passenger side

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    2003 Nissan Altima 2.5 S Review
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    35

    Got Me Through School - Still Runs — This car was my first solo college car. It was a great vehicle. Lot of power believe it or not. Fuel efficiency was pretty good. I didnt like the color of it - gold. I bought it used. IT is still runing my friednd bought it from me

    Pros: good car for a student

    Cons: older than I wanted it to be

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    2003 Nissan Altima 2.5 S Review
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    Underestimated — This Altima has the biggest four cylinder you'll find on the market, and it makes a great noise when you give it some juice! This is definitely meant to be a family car, but it's also great for someone, like me, who is in high school and frequently drives around a car full of friends.

    Primary Use: Commuting to work

    Pros: Interior space, engine sound, stereo sound staging

    Cons: It's an automatic.

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    2003 Nissan Altima 2.5 S Review
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    Doesn't Look Its Age In A Good Way — I like that it has a millennial look that isn't typical of cars for another few years yet. I like that it has as much space as my old wagon without the boxy look because it is wider and taller. I'm not too keen on the orange glow or the plasticy dashboard but all things considered that's not too bad.

    Primary Use: Family transportation

    Pros: The comfort and style

    Cons: The trim

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    2003 Nissan Altima 2.5 S Review
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    Its An All In One Car! — I loved it and always will. One of the best cars i have owned and plan on getting an SER. This car is great on gas, seems to be lowered even though i doubt it was. Many people, including me, can spot or notice this car easily and differentiate between it and another Altima thats similar. Overall, i wouldnt complain about it and enjoyed owning one.

    Pros: Awesome, for a 2.5L it is pretty strong.
    Loved it!

    Cons: Not full loaded.

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    2003 Nissan Altima 2.5 S Review
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    Good Car For Good Price And Decent Gas Mileage. — My Altima had to get a rebuilt motor put into it because of engine failure problems that have been resolved in newer models of the car but other than that problem the car is fun to drive. The 2.5L 4 cyl gives a decent amount of horsepower for when you need it and overall it's a fun car to drive. The interior quality is pretty spacious and everything looks nice.

    Primary Use: Commuting to work

    Pros: Decent horsepower, fun to drive, good affordable sedan.

    Cons: The engine problems that I and many others have experienced withdraw from the value. Although, there are parts you can replace preemptively to stop the engine failure from occuring.

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    2003 Nissan Altima 3.5 SE Review
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    Yup — awesome car, amazing performance, quick response. with the V6 it has a great deal of power, super super SUPER fun. doesnt cost to much to keep up. very sporty appearance very well built ok gas mileage, would be nice if it got a little better but with how i drive its ok.

    Primary Use: Sport/fun (spirited driving, track racing, off-roading, etc.)

    Pros: everything

    Cons: nothing

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    I Love My Altima — My car has rocked my world. It's awesome in every way. And the value it retained after all these years is awesome! I was recently down on my luck and took out an auto title loans based on the equity in my vehicle and was able to get $4500 for it! I was thrilled! All thanks to Nissan and Title Loans Orange County. http://www.titleloansorangecounty was a live saver!

    Primary Use: Commuting to work

    Pros: I love my Altima..  It's the best car I have had in years!

    Cons: nothing so far

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    2003 Nissan Altima 3.5 SE Review
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    Car Was Great, But Time To Move On — I like the car a ride-around, but I will soon be looking for another ride. It still responds well to acceleration and handling, but things are really starting get old on her - lots of clanking. Additionally, I'm facing several expenses on electrical stuff, hoses, and lines. Gas mileage is not so good compared to some of the cars on the road now.

    Primary Use: Commuting to work

    Pros: Responsive

    Cons: Turn radius is huge, and little things are starting to go wrong with her as she the ninth year

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    2003 Nissan Altima 2.5 Review
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    Number 1 Ride — This car is a nice car, it is fun to drive... NISSAN all the time.the performance is great,good quality,mad style no doubt about dat...wright now is in the shop ,until now i have spend 3,400 on parts and repairs then to the body shop,hopefully

    Primary Use: Commuting to work

    Pros: is a beastie car.

    Cons: ur momma!

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    Reviews From Other Years

    2013 Nissan Altima Reviews

    Economic And Family Car By Hajjaj

    it's nice great care.. beautiful look.. great power with 3.5L & technology package, economic and family car with a beautiful appearance Car drive great and generally it's in a great technology.. Excel... Read More

    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

    2012 Nissan Altima Reviews

    You Definitely Get More Than You Paid For By ixica777

    Excellent mid size sedan to use for business and private purpose, not the best looking kid in the block but definitely one of the most comfortable vehicles, add a really low price to it and you got yo... Read More

    Nice Car By bearball

    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 go... Read More

    2011 Nissan Altima Reviews

    Simple Reliable Daily-driver, Ut Dont Expect Much If You Love Your Autos. By James

    This vehicle would have benefited greatly from a more refined interior. I suppose the 2.5 S model is not going to come with all the bells and whistles, however, from a design stance, its rather plain-... Read More

    Stylish, Sporty And Reliable By Sherr

    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

    2010 Nissan Altima Reviews

    All Around Great Car For Anyone! By leannegail

    I loved everything about this car! First car I ever owned and I have had it for 3 years now and never once did I have to put it in the shop unless it was for general maintenance (oil change brakes etc... Read More

    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

    2009 Nissan Altima Reviews

    Great Fuel Savings, Nice Style , Small Truck By mbifalco

    Excellent fuel mileage , more power than most Hybrids , has same 2.5 engine as non-Hybrid and electric engine makes it faster from 0-60 than the non-hybrids. Nice leather, the trunk is small but worka... Read More

    Gas Saver! By crimeserginip1

    I love the fact that the 18 gallon tank averages 530 miles! Also, it is super reliable and inexpensive to maintain! This car is extremely comfortable and great to drive around in! Super economic that ... Read More

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