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2003 Nissan Altima Sedan

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Love My 2003 Altima
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By LoveTheAltima
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2003 Nissan Altima Sedan 2.5 S 4dr Sedan (2.5L 4cyl 4A)


Review

I must say I have only had this car for a week but I really like it. I am a little concerned by all the "issues" I have read about like the MAF sensor going bad, and I have already experienced the warm air coming thru the vent even when on the coolest settings, but I must say I still love this car. There are some kinks still but the styling and the performance with fuel economy have sold me. As long as I dont get stranded or have any major repair bills I consider this the best car I have purchased to date. Time will tell.


Favorite Features

Exterior styling, performance, and fuel economy is why I bought this car.


Suggested Improvements

Fix warm air venting, MAF sensor, short trip no start where you can only start the car in neutral, restrictive airdam, cheap plastic interior, oddly shaped steering wheel that hurts your hands after short trips, orange lighting gauges (make it a pleasant color) and cheap paint


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Get one!
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By Jimmy Buffett
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2003 Nissan Altima Sedan 2.5 SL 4dr Sedan (2.5L 4cyl 4A)


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Very nice car for the money. I looked at the Saab 9-5, and the Toyota Solara and this is a better car for less money.The car looks great and is solid. You will get looks in this ride. The optional side sills are a nice touch.


Favorite Features

Bose stereo, leather seats, interior room.


Suggested Improvements

Sunroof...hard to tell when its closed tight.


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Love my Alti
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By Auntlollipop
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2003 Nissan Altima Sedan 3.5 SE 4dr Sedan (3.5L 6cyl 4A)


Review

I love this car. It is a beautiful car, and very nice ride. Smooth and quiet. It does have is quirks, but so do I.


Favorite Features

key less remote entry, power everything


Suggested Improvements

fix the trunk to close better


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Bad engine
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By Marina
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2003 Nissan Altima Sedan 2.5 S 4dr Sedan (2.5L 4cyl 5M)


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Many problems with the engine. It will stop in the middle of a highway with no power. Unsafe if problem is not corrected on time. 3 times for repair and only 11 months old.


Favorite Features

Exterior design is an A+ Elegant, comfort.


Suggested Improvements

Engine.


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Unbelievable
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By johnny6
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2003 Nissan Altima Sedan 3.5 SE 4dr Sedan (3.5L 6cyl 4A)


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This car is spectacular, so far. Although, I have only had this car for one day, I would venture to say that I am in for a fun few years of driving. The torque steer is a bit to get used to, but seriously we are talking about a car that has 245 horse power and 246 foot pounds of torque. This car is an f'ing monster. Every nissan I have ever owned or driven has been high quality and this car is no exception. Highly recommended !


Favorite Features

strong V6, smooth ride and handling. beautiful design. great price for what you get


Suggested Improvements

Dealers need to have more cars available with standard transmission. The center arm rest is a bit weak on the material side of things (build quality slightly lacking inside).


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