2003 Nissan Altima User Reviews

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    2003 Nissan Altima 3.5 SE Review
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    2003 Nissan Altima 3.5se — This car was the first MY of that generation. The motor is the same as what is in the 350Z. Had good gas mileage, but it is simply a family car. Not fun to drive. Good family car though, would recommend for someone who wants something reliable and has good power. Was good for long trips. Comfortable ride.

    Primary Use: Family transportation

    Pros: Good Family car, good power, good gas mileage

    Cons: Interior was falling apart, creaked and ratlled.

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    2003 Nissan Altima 3.5 SE Review
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    Dont Hav Much To Spend Money Get This — lil sister in perfomce of infiniti g35 altima 0-60 5.9 sec n infiniti g35 5.4sec cost of ownership is xpensive resale value is not good enough the car is really fun to drive. in quality matter it is good.

    Primary Use: Commuting to work

    Pros: why buy g35 when u can hav the same perfomace in thi

    Cons: front wheel drive

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    2003 Nissan Altima 2.5 S Review
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    Nissan Altima 2.5 S — I love the why the car handles at high speed ,the take-off is unbeleivable, when i come to a complete stop you better hang onto your teeth ,they will fly outta your face.The exterior is so very airodinamic i am so very pleased with the car over all.

    Pros: lots of fun for the money

    Cons: nothing yet

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    2003 Nissan Altima 3.5 SE Review
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    Fine Car! — The acceleration of this car is impressive, braking responses very well too, handling average since the car is kinda tall, have a high center of mass. The seats are not really comfortable, build qualities are fine. The engine is the best of this car, it really gives the power. This car can definitely kiss some asses on the road, fun!

    Pros: good engine, good accelerations

    Cons: handling, seats are not comforable

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    2003 Nissan Altima 3.5 SE Review
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    2003 Nissan Altima 3.5se — Well I bought this car for the motor. It's almost bullet proof. the vq35de motor is the vq30de evolved, think nissan 300zx. The Nissan V6 is in everything from their minivan to the 350z. Power is excellent with 245hp and weighting in around 3,200lbs which gives it almost 13lbs per horsepower ratio. The car is perfect for my family of 4 and extremely roomy. Trunk space is huge and both windows up front having auto up /down is nice too. Hold unlock on the key fob and both front windows go down. Now the negative...the build quality of the interior isn't the greatest nothing major and it really doesn't even bother me. Tires...tires...tires, it eats them! the 4 speed automatic is very weak as I'm on my 2nd one. BUY THE EXTENDED WARRANTY as my transmission died at 75k. Torque steer is severe (this is when you smash the gas and the car jumps to the right). Long trips you will almost get 30mpg and mixed driving I get anywhere from 18- 24mpg premium gas is preferred! Car is a total blast to drive specially on the highway as you have more than enough power to merge or make that quick pass!

    Pros: power, roomy, trunk space, fun

    Cons: auto transmission, build quality of interior

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    2003 Nissan Altima 3.5 SE Review
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    Low Cost Compaired To Other Like Models — fast!!!!!!!!!Good gas fast pushed it to 160 all the way baby, with Z rated tiers handles like a dream same yr. accord smoked it same engine as 350Z but alt. is lighter,I wished I had the one that came with all nizimo parts.

    Pros: almot every thing

    Cons: needs better sound could be louder, back window not so good in rain.

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    2003 Nissan Altima 2.5 S Review
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    2003 Nissan Altima 2.5 S — I own a 2003 Nissan Altima with the 2.5 S.... This is a good car, it rides like a dream, and handles like one too, Its very good on gas, And is easily upgradable with many after market parts. Parts are relatively cheap, and the customer service is beyond anythin ive ever seen from a dealer.

    Pros: Performance, Handling, Driveability

    Cons: Catalytic Converter and Header is a one piece unit...Stupid Idea

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    2003 Nissan Altima 2.5 SL Review
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    My Altima — It's a very reliable car and I only have to change the oil about every 5000 miles...other than replacing the battery once in 5 years, it's never had to have anything major done to it! And best of all, it's PAID FOR!

    Pros: Mint condition, great gas mileage, comfortable

    Cons: It's not a Bentley

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    2003 Nissan Altima 3.5 SE Review
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    My First Car — My car sucks.....when i bought it, it was dirty inside the compartment by the handbrake. I learned form this experience. and it slipped out of gear a couple of times. It's slow but i guess I like it because it IS my first car...I do appreciate the cold AC...i guess

    Pros: not much

    Cons: a hell of a lot

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    2003 Nissan Altima 3.5 SE Review
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    Love It. — I got this car for graduation and now drive it daily, it has a surprising amount of power and if you aren't careful you'll be going 100+mph before you know it.

    Pros: Fast, good handling, nice stereo, good braking

    Cons: none

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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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