Should I buy

Asked by Jan 19, 2009 at 08:52 AM about the 1995 Nissan Altima

Question type: Shopping & Pricing

I am about to purchase a 1995 Nissan Altima. I am not sure what the trim is but I know it is a 4 cylinder Twincam engine.

The problem with the car is that it has 170k mileage.

It has new gaskets that were recently replaced.

Anyways the price being asked for is 3,300 dollars.

The interior is nice it has been modified some, with a DVD player and stuff.

I am unsure whether or not I want to buy it or not.
the 170k makes me a little iffy about buying it. But at the same time for where I am at right now it is really one of the only affordable cars with such a deal.

Concidering this will be my first car and I am not looking to spend more than 4k pushing it no more than 5k, would the 3300 be a good price for this car?

4 Answers

8,525

If it's your first car then buy something smaller and stripped down with fewer miles. Basically if it has a DVD player and you can afford it, then you need to look at something else.

1,115

i would look for something else you can probabally do a bit better than a 95 altima with a dvd player... 170k is not a great thing either...

15

if thats the case ill sell yu mine. i have a 96 Nissan Altima SE. its running about the same millage, but on a Nissan vehicle thats not really alot. Nissan quality can take yu up to 350k if yu give the vehicle its right mantinance. how ever i would ask for about 4 & 1/2 for iit but its in great condition.

8,525

For future reference check kbb.com You'll note that the guy saying he'll sell you his for 4,500 is asking about double the private party value, and that at best a 95 with that mileage is worth less than 2,000. And if you ebay nissan from that time period you'll see few have over 170k. Considering that is 13+ years ago, the majority should have over 160,000. They don't, Nissans have decently reliability, but anyone who tells you a car should go over 200,000 miles is talking through their ass. Few cars of any brand make it that far without problems, those that do are lucky.

1 of 1 people found this helpful.

Your Answer

Altima

Looking for a Used Altima in your area?

CarGurus has 75,008 nationwide Altima listings starting at $1,200.

ZIP:
Get More Money for Your Car
Be seen by 20 million shoppers. Create Your Free Listing

Nissan Altima Experts

  • #1
    Tom Demyan
    Reputation
    2,130
  • #2
    putolile
    Reputation
    730
  • #3
    Cassie Sapphire
    Reputation
    690
View All

Related Models For Sale

Used Nissan Maxima
282 Great Deals out of 23,068 listings starting at $899
Used Honda Accord
1,099 Great Deals out of 61,485 listings starting at $999
Used Toyota Camry
1,056 Great Deals out of 71,326 listings starting at $295
Used Honda Civic
826 Great Deals out of 72,772 listings starting at $1,000
Used Nissan Sentra
525 Great Deals out of 49,183 listings starting at $1,997
Used Toyota Corolla
911 Great Deals out of 57,317 listings starting at $1,488
Used Hyundai Sonata
717 Great Deals out of 49,892 listings starting at $790
Used Chevrolet Impala
517 Great Deals out of 33,770 listings starting at $950
Used Hyundai Elantra
480 Great Deals out of 42,017 listings starting at $2,295

Used Cars For Sale

2017 Nissan Altima For Sale
31 Great Deals out of 39,293 listings starting at $11,950
2016 Nissan Altima For Sale
161 Great Deals out of 7,759 listings starting at $9,980
2015 Nissan Altima For Sale
287 Great Deals out of 9,158 listings starting at $7,455
2014 Nissan Altima For Sale
236 Great Deals out of 5,548 listings starting at $3,900
2013 Nissan Altima For Sale
113 Great Deals out of 3,321 listings starting at $3,200

Content submitted by Users is not endorsed by CarGurus, does not express the opinions of CarGurus, and should not be considered reviewed, screened, or approved by CarGurus. Please refer to CarGurus Terms of Use.