2004 Nissan Altima Overview


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2004 Nissan Altima Overview

The 2004 Nissan Altima is unchanged for the model year.

The 2004 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.

Drivers praise the 2004 Altima for its acceleration, looks, and reliability. Some owners complain that the seats are uncomfortable, and some complain that it is noisy.


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    Jerking Feel At About 65mph

    2004 Nissan Altima is smoking through the exhaust at start up for 2-3 min. The car drives fine until you get to about 65 mph then it will start jerking (best way i know how to explain it) the first...

    17 views with 3 answers (last answer 4 weeks ago)

    Battery And Brake Light On

    Battery and brake light turned on I replaced the alternator because it was burnt out but the lights still stayed on not having any more problems like before the lights just don't turn off any help...

    14 views with 2 answers (last answer about a month ago)


    I have 2004 nissan altima 2.5 starts fine when put in either reverse or drives gears engage but no power in park or neutral revs fine if i pull out it seems like it is in high gear no slipping and...

    4 views with 1 answer (last answer about a month ago)

    Friend Has Car Keys

    I forgot my keys in a friend's car, and need to get in the car, but the alarm will go off if I do the hanger and wedge trick. Is there any way I can get in the car without the alarm going off?

    20 views with 5 answers (last answer 2 months ago)

    2004 Nissan Altima 2.5

    Hi i have a 2004 nissan altima 2.5 my catalic convert got bad and damage the secon cat rreplace both and run ok the next day oil level light came on ck the oil is like no oil put alfgalon drove it6...

    9 views with 1 answer (last answer 3 months ago)