2006 Nissan Altima User Reviews

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    2006 Nissan Altima 3.5 SEReview
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    If Only... — I really did like this car, but it was on a lease and I am trying to downsize. Nissan paid off my lease early and gave me cash back to turn it in, so I was a great business deal to send it in early. If I had already owned it I would have kept it.

    Pros: V6 3.5, standard, high performance, reliable.

    Cons: Issues in snow and No ABS.

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    2006 Nissan Altima 2.5 SReview
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    A Simple, Plain Car Provided By Nissan That You Will See Wherever You Go. — The Nissan Altima has been in production since 1993. As the car evolved from generation to generation, the overall build quality and features improved, and more altimas were seen on the road. I tested a 2.5 S special edition Altima. There are several trims available. Power comes from a 2.5 liter I4 DOHC 16 valve engine producing 175hp and 180 ft/lbs of torque. A 5 speed automatic gear box with variable valve timing is standard. This is one of the flagship engines that is used in several vehicles by Nissan and Infiniti. The car currently competes with the other mid size, reliable econo-boxes by Honda and Toyota. The 2.5 S special edition is different from the regular 2.5 S in several distinct ways. Such differences include 17 inch rims as opposed to the base hub caps, power driver seat with lumbar support, convenient buttons on the steering wheel to control the radio and cruise control, at trip computer in the dashboard, and of course -- special edition floor mats. The suade/cloth-like upholstry is durable and is stain deffendant. FWD is standard on all Altimas.

    Pros: Outstanding fuel economy with the recommended regular gas.  Ride is smooth, acceleration is spirited when all valves are heard.  Cargo room is impressive in both the rear and trunk.  Dashboard and all electronic controls are easy to use.  Air conditioning and heating in the car is outstanding.  Fairly good value.  A car that is perfect for your daily commute. The Altima is a car that defends Nissan's strong reliablity reputation proudly.  

    Cons: No ABS.  This one issue tends to have consumers thinking twice before purchasing the vehicle.  With this, braking is deffinitely not one of the Altima's strong points.  Overall stability and control in harsh weather conditions could be improved.  The stock Continental tires are among the worst tires of any car in its class.  Most owners tend to get Bridgestone Potenzas after they are tired of their wheels spinning and their car sliding.  As with most front wheel powered cars, torque steer can be felt when briskly accelerating.  Straw-like exhaust tips aren't attractive, but can be inexpensively corrected by screwing aluminum tips on.      

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    2006 Nissan Altima SE-RReview
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    Its An Altima? — This car was pretty sick looked great, it was quick, spacious, and made crazy intake noises

    Pros: good looks, quick, crazy intake noise

    Cons: tranny bows, fwd no lsd, its totalled

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    2006 Nissan Altima 2.5 SReview
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    Great Baseline Sedan — I picked up a 2006 Nissan Altima 2.5s during a lease clearance at my local Nissan Dealer. I had test drove other cars (Honda Accord, Toyota Camry, etc...) that were similar but I really liked the Nissan. For being a 4 cyl I was very impressed at the speed and acceleration of the car. During the year that I had it (I had to trade it in to get a purchase as I began traveling for work) it treated me very well. I know there was recently a re-call on some cars due to an oil problem but I was personally impressed with how Nissan was handling the issue and appreciated that they extended the warranty and offered a rental while the car was being repaired. I also liked the newer body style as the inside was bigger than previous models and had a very sporty and up-to-date styling.

    Owner for 0 years, 9 months

    Miles Driven per Year:10,000

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    2006 Nissan Altima 2.5 SReview
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    Great Car — this car is a great investment and this car will last you a lifetime. I have had this car for 2 years and it is dependable and rides smooth my friends envy me for being so young and having such a luxury car.

    Primary Use: Commuting to work

    Pros: I Love this car it rides so smooth and nissan just makes the best cars in my opinon

    Cons: none

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    Handling Ranked 2006 Kia Optima better.
    "i have driven both and i like the KIA better"
    Front Seats Ranked 2006 Kia Optima better.
    "it fits me perfect "
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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 Sherri

    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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