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2008 Nissan Altima 3.5 SEReview
Dustin writes:
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Don't Regret The Purchase — It's a four-door sedan, but has the body of a coupe. The roof line is completely curved. It's a FWD car, yes, but the handling and power are top notch. Gas mileage is a definite setback, but worth it, in my opinion.

Pros: Engine

Cons: Gas Mileage

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2008 Nissan Altima 2.5 SReview
mrsroberts_1 writes:
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New Car Love!! — Just bought the '08 Altima 2.5S and I LOVE IT!!!! The interior is spacious,seats are comfortable,and the ride is super quiet. Handles great in rainy weather, and the Push button ignition with Intelligent key is so convenient (no more searching for the keys in my purse), which adds to the safety factor for me. It is a "sexy" car with superb acceleration, braking and overall handling. Gas Mileage is a plus, especially on the highway.

Pros: Style, Space, Ride, Handling, Acceleration, Braking and its SEXY!!!!!

Cons: NONE, NONE, NONE!!!!!

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2008 Nissan Altima 2.5Review
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A Good Large Car From A Japanese Company —

This version of the Nissan Altima is quite big. It is definitely clear that Nissan put a lot of effort into making this car and it shows once you drive one. At first the specs of the 2.5 4-cylinder engine seems really pathetic with only 175 hp and ho hum torque. Its really the CVT gearbox that makes this engine really move quickly. If the CVT box is as efficient as they say it is and can make a weak engine move a big car fast...I like it. If it can make a 4-cylinder seem amazing...I honestly couldn't imagine what a V6 feels like. Handling on the Altima I thought was good, not quite a Mazda 6 but better than say a terrible Sebring. The interior is rather conventional looking initially since it doesn't exactly look all too different from any other car. There are a few neat touches like the push start button which I actually like. It also has a diagnostic system you can play with, probably a good idea not to do this while driving though considering how small the screen text is. Since this car is built in the USA it does not have the same issues as Nissan cars made in Mexico. Glitches are another issue though, the gimmick systems have that potential for problems. I've already mentioned the size of this car, I also think it looks quite good among the boring looking cars in this segment. I like this styling a lot more than the uninteresting Camry and unappealing look of the Accord sedan. Fuel economy is rather average and I don't know about electrical reliability since I don't drive these cars as often. Bottom line, I'd put this car in front of the Camry and Accord just because its a good car while not being boring like those two.

Pros: CVT box's performance, relatively well built, size, push button starter

Cons: Gimmicky electronics with uncertain reliability, so so fuel economy, the 2.5 makes you wish you were driving the 3.5L V6

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2008 Nissan Altima 2.5 SReview
Mohamed writes:
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Gorgeous — acceleration 0-100km in 7.5 sec. top speed 255 km/ hr with very good braking system Boss sound system 9 speakers,blue tooth,& 6cd changer duel AC average cost of ownership Its very fun to drive and looks very nice

Pros: acceleration, and Handlig

Cons: small trunk

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2008 Nissan Altima 2.5 SReview
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08 Altima 2.5s —

So..the 2008 Nissan Altima, what can be said about this car? First of all the Altima is viewed as a car for the slightly older demographic and is often compared to the Accord and Camry. With the redesign in 2007 Nissan sought to make the car sportier and much more ascetically pleasing to draw in a younger audience, despite dropping the SE-R variant the Altima has gone on to overtake even the Maxima in sales and popularity. The car's new design is more aggressive than older models but still manages to attract the older demographic, lots of chrome on the green house grill and rear make it known that this is an *upscale* Family sedan while subtle lines and a racy front end draw in younger customers. Power in the 2.5 S comes in at 175 Bhp, 180flbs. A higher torque to HP ratio gives the Altima 4 banger good acceleration but nothing that will make V6 Altima owners watch their rear view mirrors. The interior is amazing for a car in its price range, with soft malleable plastics, tons of cubby holes and rattle reducing design. The cloth seats are also pleasant to the touch and hug passengers and driver. Ride quality is also a plus with almost zero road noise and smooth operation thanks to the CVT, the Altima's suspension won't jar your teeth but it wont be winning any track days either. Body roll is never a real issue at moderate speed and the suspension holds up well under more daring maneuvers. For it's price the Altima is tough to beat however poor stock tires, a horrible pricing breakdown may keep those looking for a true sports orientated sedan away.

Pros: Price, Performance, Fuel Economey, Looks, Interior, Ride Quality

Cons: Chrome, Nissan's Pricing Teir , Stock Tires

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2008 Nissan Altima 2.5 SReview
Amer writes:
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Shift It.... — lovely.... :-) very smooth with the electric gear box .... wide inside & very grand ... very nice options , key less, blue tooth is all great try it ... you will love it. all colors are very nice , i bought black & beige ... very heavy on the road ... beautiful inside with nice colors give you the comfort

Pros: all

Cons: nothing

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2008 Nissan AltimaReview
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Best Car We Have Ever Had — Performance - Acceleration(excelent) Braking(OMG super sensative), Handling (very good) Build Quality - Repairs(only once, loose bolt) no squeaks or rattles Appearence - Exterior(a little bulky but still nice, it is red) Interior(leather) Cost of Ownership - MPG(about 30-35) Maintenance(the usual, oil change, rotate tires, thats about it) Fun Factor - it is very fun to drive, i know from experience

Pros: good built car, no problems, good gas milage

Cons: none

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2008 Nissan Altima 2.5 SReview
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Sexy Car1!!! — You gotta ride it to knw how it is ... Id say amazing value for money .... way better than the cars in its range ... accord and camry go fishing!

Pros: CVT , electronic start, 189hp

Cons: rarely jerks in slow moving traffic...

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2008 Nissan Altima 2.5 SReview
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The Best Car Ever! — I love the fact that I can start it/unlock it/open the trunk without a key. Push button start rocks!

Pros: GAS MILEAGE!!!!  

Cons: The headlights don't come on automatically like my old car.  Not a big deal just something to get use to.

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2008 Nissan Altima 2.5 SReview
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Amazing — I LOVE MY CAR!! i just got it for graduation and i love it...it is super black with a sunroof, push button start, intellegent key and sooo much more!!

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2021 Nissan Altima Reviews

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2018 Nissan Altima Reviews

Review By DuWayne

So far its a very nice car! Smooth ride with plenty of torque. Read More

Review By GuruGY1HX

The car looks great ... but the price it could’ve been more reasonable Read More

2017 Nissan Altima Reviews

Review By La Verne

Missing a sun/moonroof, leather interior seats and paddle shifters. Read More

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The car is a good value , I like the car features Read More

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