1997 Nissan Altima Consumer Review: Altimax
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1997 Nissan Altima Sedan - Consumer Review

1997 Nissan Altima Sedan

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By John Buller on

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1997 Nissan Altima GLE 4dr Sedan

Review

Bought Champagne GLE on a whim after
Honda dealer jerked me around buying my
3rd Honda. Never drove a Nissan before,
and Altima seemed like a big step up
from Civic EX. Mfg was paying Mass
excise tax for life of lease, that was
swaying factor. Car itself, while
comfy, wasn't much fun to drive, and
economy was dreadful. Too small an
engine dragging around a porker. Dealer
brochure showed a 97 with auto climate
control and CD, ended up with a
decontented 97.5 with manual A/C and no
CD.

Best Features

Solid, decent leather, comfortable seats, trunk room. Champagne ext with palomino leather int looked sharp, ez to keep clean. Others like it more than I did. Marlboro Nissan great dealer; added a ten changer CD at no cost when car came through without one.

Worst Features

Lose weight, bigger engine, handling, even for GLE could use less novocain in the shocks. Base radio awful, seats need more support.
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