Can I take the motor and tranny out ofa 3.5 03 altima and put it in a 2.5 03 altima

Asked by May 07, 2015 at 03:54 PM about the 2003 Nissan Altima 2.5 SL

Question type: Maintenance & Repair

Please help

4 Answers

Both automatic tranny

Not easy. The 3.5 is a V6 and the 2.5 is an I4. Possible, but lots of hassle with motor mounts and might even need fabrication for mounts, and surely unpredictable problems doing this swap

The suspension won't handle the added weight of the V6

10

If the suspension is different between the 2.5 & 3.5, better off just getting another car. You'd have more hassel than you want.

Your Answer

Altima

Looking for a Used Altima in your area?

CarGurus has 74,067 nationwide Altima listings starting at $999.

ZIP:

Nissan Altima Experts

  • #1
    Tom Demyan
    Reputation
    2,120
  • #2
    putolile
    Reputation
    700
  • #3
    Cassie Sapphire
    Reputation
    680
View All

Related Models For Sale

Used Nissan Maxima
339 Great Deals out of 23,515 listings starting at $1,550
Used Honda Accord
1,032 Great Deals out of 61,576 listings starting at $999
Used Toyota Camry
1,038 Great Deals out of 70,978 listings starting at $750
Used Honda Civic
788 Great Deals out of 76,969 listings starting at $888
Used Nissan Sentra
521 Great Deals out of 49,807 listings starting at $2,000
Used Hyundai Sonata
685 Great Deals out of 47,324 listings starting at $1,995
Used Toyota Corolla
888 Great Deals out of 65,254 listings starting at $1,000
Used Chevrolet Malibu
1,208 Great Deals out of 77,228 listings starting at $1,500
Used Kia Optima
470 Great Deals out of 28,395 listings starting at $2,200
Used Chevrolet Impala
569 Great Deals out of 34,584 listings starting at $1,250
Used Hyundai Elantra
486 Great Deals out of 41,611 listings starting at $2,300

Used Cars For Sale

2017 Nissan Altima 2.5 SL For Sale
4,822 listings starting at $17,868
2016 Nissan Altima 2.5 SL For Sale
13 Great Deals out of 788 listings starting at $10,900
2015 Nissan Altima 2.5 SL For Sale
40 Great Deals out of 1,141 listings starting at $10,950
2014 Nissan Altima 2.5 SL For Sale
61 Great Deals out of 1,212 listings starting at $7,499
2013 Nissan Altima 2.5 SL For Sale
30 listings starting at $8,093

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.